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THE BEST OF THE MOTORING WORLD Wheels24 takes a look at some of the most interesting motoring news stories this week. Image: Quickpic

Rouel Van Nelson

Cape Town - The motoring world has been nothing short of informative this week, touching on a wide array of topics whether it be entertaining, emotional or useful.

In what was the most talked about story this week, we touched on the controversial issue of General Motors ceasing local manufacturing and selling of Chevrolet vehicles in South Africa at the end of 2017.

Isuzu Motors thus intends to purchase GM's South African light commercial vehicle manufacturing operations.

Also, we reported on Volkswagen's plans to give the UP! a power boost with the GTi label and why it is important to have dashcams in your vehicle.

With that in mind, here are the top 10 motoring stories this week: (Click on the images below to read each article.)

1.GM pull-out: 6 car brands which left SA


2.Sad day for MotoGP: Nicky Hayden dies

3.OR Tambo shooting: Here's what SA motorists should do

4.Car insurance: Why you need a dashcam in SA

5.Junk status and your car: Buy, sell or repair?

6.An Up! GTI? Yes, Volkswagen confirms 2018 introduction

7.10 English Premier League stars' cars up for sale

8.Hijacking: 'We screamed and kicked and got away' - reader

9.Classic vehicles and retro rides: Celebs and their cars

10.More F1 action: 21 races planned for 2018


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