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Top Gear films new series in South Africa

Top Gear films new series in South Africa, Lesotho

The revamped Top Gear motoring show, now featuring British radio personality Chris Evans and former Friends star Matt LeBlanc as hosts, has begun filming its new series, and the show has chosen South Africa and Lesotho as its first destinations.

Gauteng motorists urged to ditch cars

Residents of South Africa's wealthiest province are being encouraged to make the switch from motorised transport as Gauteng's Department of Roads and Transport finalises plans to create a dedicated network of pedestrian and cycling routes in and around Johannesburg.

South Africa’s sustainable transport bid

Economic stability is seeing South African cities making huge investments in transport infrastructure. The move will see commuters’ costs go down, while their access to urban jobs and inner city suburbs improve.

Top Gear Durban to celebrate Le Mans

Top Gear Durban to celebrate Le Mans

The Top Gear Festival takes place in Durban in June, and among the attractions for motorsport lovers will be cars covering nine decades of racing, courtesy of the Franschhoek Motor Museum, which is marking the 90th anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Top Gear to thrill again in Durban

Top Gear to thrill again in Durban

Top Gear, the world's most popular motoring show, returns to Durban for a second time in June with Top Gear Live, which will see former Formula One world champion Mika Hakkinen joining in the street circuit festivities.
Ford secures Africa export contract

South African vehicle sales grow strongly

South African new vehicle sales grew by 20.7% year-on-year in May, climbing to their highest level in a year, while exports of South African-produced vehicles also improved by 2.5%, with forecasts positive for the rest of the year.
Zero-emission vehicles a hit in Durban

Zero-emission vehicles a hit in Durban

While South Africans will have to wait a while before they can buy an electric vehicle (EV), at least a dozen of the zero-emission cars have been doing the rounds in Durban since the start of the UN climate summit (COP 17).

World’s longest solar race in SA

On 7 October a fleet of odd-looking vehicles rolled into Pretoria after an epic two-week, 4 175km round-trip across South Africa to end the first South African Solar Challenge, the longest and toughest solar-powered race in the world.


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