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Climb out of those PJ’s, switch off those quaranscreens and let’s take the road again, together. There is so much to explore, so many places we haven’t yet been. Birds to spot, mountains to climb, trails to drive and bridges to portage. Roads to travel, and mud to conquer, it’s all out there. Let’s throw off our lockdown blues, help out the tourism industry, and go see the sites. Don’t throw caution to the wind when you head out though, being prepared is key to an enjoyable, memorable and safe road trip. Remember to pack your mask, your hand sanitiser

  Before deciding on what off-road vehicle to buy, Mitsubishi Motors ambassador Francois Rossouw says planning your (first) off-road adventure with the family determines what vehicle you are going to need. “So, for that reason, let’s look at what you want to do and where you want to go first, before you decide what vehicle to buy,” says the 71-year-old off-road specialist who has more than 500 000 km behind the wheel of a 4×4. Nic Campbell, General Manager of Mitsubishi Motors South Africa, agrees one of the most important decisions before going on a shopping spree is to decide

It’s an alarming reality that most flu viruses, bacteria and other infections are spread by touch. There is also no avoiding the fact that harmful micro-organisms can be found on trolley handles, escalator rails, in public bathrooms, ATM machines, biometric fingerprint readers, card readers – in fact, anything that is often touched by many people. Now think about what your kids and grandkids touch every day without your parental knowledge. One company that has made it its mission to provide basic hygiene to everybody is Infection Protection Products, a 30-year old proudly South African company that is perhaps best known

  South African National Park (SANParks) is again opening its doors for free from Monday, 16 November until Friday, 20 November 2020 as part of the 15th annual South African National Parks Week. The week-long campaign will be applicable to all the national parks managed by SANParks, with the exception of Boulders Penguin Colony and the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway in Table Mountain National Park, and Namaqua National Park. The inaugural South African National Parks Week took place in 2006 and was aimed at linking the South African national parks system to the global national movement and to also showcase

  Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSA) was recently named as the Overall Manufacturer of the Year at the 2020 Southern African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA) Manufacturer of the Year (MOTY) Awards. Isuzu scooped the Gold Award through the attainment of the highest results in both the leasing and the rental categories, attaining scores of 76,1% and 83,9% respectively. The company’s overall score was 80% – more than 6% and 8% higher than the closest competitors thus ensuring Isuzu’s dominance at the awards function. SAVRALA members manage close to 400 000 vehicles per annum in South Africa. The prestigious

Mahindra has completed the product improvements of its popular Pik Up range. The S6 and S10 double cab models now come with the bold and aggressive new grille design, cruise control, and electrically adjustable outside rear-view mirrors as standard. All models (except the Pik Up Karoo) now also feature Mahindra’s redesigned bolt-on cab protector that has been redesigned to be sturdier and allows for additional tie-down spots. With these latest upgrades, Mahindra is cementing its reputation for providing value-for-money workhorse and lifestyle bakkies – the upgraded double cab range is now available from as little as R4 199 a month

For the majority of South Africans travel by either passenger car, commercial vehicle or public transport is increasing significantly. Stretches of road that connect towns and cities are gradually reaching normal levels of traffic volume with Covid lockdown now at Level 1. “Due to movement restrictions, most South Africans had little use for their vehicles during the hard lockdown,” says Michael du Preez, Executive: Product and Marketing at Tracker South Africa. “This was particularly evident for passenger vehicles. In April, for instance, approximately 15-percent of passenger vehicles weren’t used at all. However, as restrictions were lifted there was an uptick