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Denis Droppa Group motoring editor

Denis Droppa has spent 28 years as a motoring journalist on two and four wheels, covering new-model launches, road tests, motorsport, and the motor industry.

Toyota set to gradually reopen flood-damaged factory Toyota set to gradually reopen flood-damaged factory

Toyota SA has resumed some operations at its Prospecton plant near Durban, which was closed due to extensive damage ...

These are the top-selling cars around the world These are the top-selling cars around the world

SA car buyers are enamoured with bakkies, small hatchbacks and compact crossovers, but it’s interesting to look at what ...

'Protests won’t change driving licence renewal deadline' 'Protests won’t change driving licence renewal deadline'

Fikile Mbalula says the grace period to renew expired driving licence cards will not be extended beyond the end of ...

RTMC calls for SA speed limits to drop by 10km/h RTMC calls for SA speed limits to drop by 10km/h

SA’s speed limits may drop by 10km/h on all roads if the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has its way

These were SA’s best selling SUVs in January These were SA’s best selling SUVs in January

Buyers continue to flock to SUVs and crossovers, which outsold hatchbacks in SA for the first time last year

'Smart' driver’s licence to be introduced in October 2023 'Smart' driver’s licence to be introduced in October 2023

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula is also looking at extending the renewal period of the card from five to 10 years.

SA vehicle sales rise in January despite component shortages SA vehicle sales rise in January despite component shortages

Despite an interest rate increase and a continued shortage of some models, SA’s new-vehicle sales had a healthy start ...

Online eye tests to be part of major licensing system revamp Online eye tests to be part of major licensing system revamp

Computerised learner’s licence testing and online eye tests for driver’s licences will be among a raft of hi-tech ...

It’s a mistake – petrol price ‘only’ up by 75c, says government It’s a mistake – petrol price ‘only’ up by 75c, says government

A red-faced department of mineral resources and energy says it made a mistake calculating the petrol price increase ...