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What you should know about Turbodiesels

South African motorists were rather late to arrive at the performance/economy party that is the modern turbodiesel engine.

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The vehicle you drive could have a direct baring on your personality. Take a look...

This week in motoring: Female racers & women in the auto industry

2016-10-22 18:50

Janine Van der Post

Cape Town - From SA women racing on track, a study revealing that the fairer sex is likely to be more aggressive than men in road rage incidents, to more women making their mark in the auto industry... this week has seen some interesting motoring articles. 

There's a misconception that women are worse drivers than man but if that's the case, why then do females pay less for car insurance? W24.co.za finds out more about vehicle insurance. 

Wheels24's Janine Van der Post is taking part in the inaugural Kyalami Motorsport Festival this weekend as part of the Volkswagen SA Media Challenge - a race that last took place 8 years ago in the industry. She finds some tips for rookie racers as she prepares for her very first professional race.

1. Kyalami Motorsport Festival: A rookie preps for her first race

The VW Media Challenge race returns at the inaugural Motorsport Festival at Kyalami this weekend. Wheels24's Janine Van der Post, one of the racers, shares some advice for rookies...

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2. Is it fair that women pay less for car insurance?

Women tend to pay quite a bit less on their premiums than their male counterparts.

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3. What it’s like being a woman in the motoring industry

Women are still marginalised in both the motoring and engineering fields, but Monica Luscay Kyzer is helping to make that change.

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4. 5 car maintenance tricks every woman should know and how to do them

Don’t panic! You can totally do this on your own.

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5. Q&A: SA teen Savannah Woodward takes on Red Bull Rookie trials

SA racing teen, Savannah Woodward, is participating in the Red Bull Rookies Cup trials in Spain. We find out more about this Benoni-born rider.
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