Awards are good, sales are better

The Cars.co.za annual Consumer Awards ceremony took place on 15 February, with 13 category victories available to the 39 finalists. When the winners were announced, six brands divided the titles between them.

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Excuse me, do you have a moment to talk about people carriers?

Suzuki have launched their new Ertiga and it is bigger, wider and higher – but are these the numbers you should be looking at?

People carriers, seven-seaters, multi-purpose vehicles. A subject guaranteed to make you as enthusiastic as an unsolicited knock on the door on a Saturday morning. Seriously, when it comes to the motoring world, the subject of people carriers is likely to generate about as much excitement as is talking about tyre maintenance.

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Hatching a ride with the @Mazda_SA 3

My first exposure to the Mazda3(23) was as a teenager when a friend had the use of his mom’s four-door hatch automatic. We went everywhere in that car. The beach, drive-in or just cruising, it was a lifeline to the adventure-hungry trio of social misfits that we were.

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