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Reckless taxi drivers, cops jamming to Mandoza... 10 stories you should not miss

2016-09-23 13:53

JAMMING! Two North West police officers are filmed jamming to late SA Kwaito legend Mandoza. Image: YouTube

Cape Town - Hybrid vehicles are becoming more mainstream with automakers attempting to grab their share of the 'green-freindly' market. 

Mercedes has launched hybrid variants of its C- and S-Class models, the latter retails for more than R1.5-million.

Other stories that made headlines this week include making Cosmopolitan and SEAT working together to create a car for women. The pair came under fire as many believe the car to be 'sexist'.

Jamming to Mandoza

As part of a tribute to deceased kwaito star Mandoza, two North West police officers are filmed jamming to the musician's most famous track, Nkalakatha!

Here is our wrap of ten stories you should not miss this week:

1 Mercedes SA launches new luxury hybrids: One of them costs R1.8-million

Mercedes-Benz has launched new hybrid variants of its C-Class and S-Class in South Africa.

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2 End-of-month pressure: 5 best times to buy a new car

Seasonal fluctuations and vehicle launch schedules often lead to bargains for those who can read the car market. Analysts reveal the 5 best times to purchase a car.

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3 Sanral vs Outa: More than 15000 say SA should continue 'to fight e-tolls'

The AA believes the ongoing battle between Sanral and Outa 'isn't benefitting anyone'. More than 15 000 readers believe we should continue to fight against e-tolls.

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4 Nkalakatha! SA cops filmed jamming to Mandoza

Two North West police officers are filmed jamming to late South African kwaito legend, Mandoza, during their morning coffee run.

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5 Headed for Paris: New Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster, AMG GT C Roadster

Mercedes-Benz has revealed two roadster variants of its new two-seater sports car - the Mercedes-AMG GT and AMG GT C.

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6 7 ways mini-bus taxis make driving in Cape Town incredibly dangerous

'A change in top traffic law management in the Western Cape is long overdue!' says Wheels24 reader Lawrence Swanson who shares his views on poor law enforcement in Cape Town.

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7 SA solar challenge: Battery-powered Beetle to take on 6000km journey

A small car with a big electric heart will play will challenge rivals at the 2016 SA Solar Challenge. This Beetle, called the ZingBug, will race 6000km from Pretoria to Cape Town using battery power.

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8 Land-speed record: This electric car can reach 576km/h

An electric vehicle, built by a team of engineers from Venturi and Ohio State University, has smashed the world land-speed record. The EV reached an incredible 576km/h?

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9 Own a caravan or trailer? You might be towing illegally in SA

SA drivers who are not aware of regulations for towing trailers or caravans run the risk of having their insurance claims denied in the event of a crash.

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10 Automaker SEAT, Cosmo made a 'car for women': Why this is a bad idea

Automaker SEAT and Cosmopolitan teamed-up to create, what they believe, is the perfect car for women. Wheels24's Janine Van der Post and W24 editor, Lili Radloff, are deeply concerned...

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