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Janine Van der Post, Robin Classen

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This has been a crazy-busy year in the South African automotive industry, and abroad. Volkswagen made its global debut of the SA-bound Golf 8, and an 'R' version was spotted locally during testing. Naturally, it was one of our best-read stories in 2019.

The most popular though was about a young man from Limpopo who designed and built his dream car from scrap materials.

Fuel hike news always hits everyone the hardest so no surprise here that a huge drop in petrol prices earlier this year was another of our biggest stories. 

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Others included what car sounds could mean, what to know about the demerit system, and one about an Ozzie teen who stole a Toyota and ended up totaling three vehicles by the end of his night, including an R3.5-million Lamborghini Urus.

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