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2017-06-23 17:00

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Rouel van Nelson

Cape Town - What a week! The motoring world has seen some amazing stories late in June 2017, especially in South Africa. 

Fuel price drop, new F1 Calendar

Rand resilience and a declining oil price have set the scene for a further fuel price drop for South Africa. Ford has made headlines once again for issuing a recall, this time affecting thousands of its Figo and Ikon models.

A taxi driver has been arrested in Cape Town for cramming 32 passengers inside a mini-bus taxi. What's worse, the driver was unlicensed... 

We've featured the 2018 Formula 1 calendar - Germany and France make the cut.

Here are the top 10 motoring stories of the week:

1. Good news for motorists! Fuel price set to drop


2. Ford fire-risk recall in SA: 15 600 Figo, Ikon cars affected


3. WATCH: 32 passengers crammed into a Cape Town mini-bus taxi


4. 5 Cars to suit young drivers in SA

5. World record: Fiat hands over 1495 cars in less than 48hrs

6. WATCH: Trucks behaving badly along the N1

7. 30 fascinating facts you might not have known about Volkswagen

8. J.D. Power: Top quality car brands revealed

9. 2018 F1 calendar: 21 races, France, Germany confirmed

10. 'Most powerful E-Class yet' - New Mercedes-AMG E43, E63 in SA

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