Understanding Vehicle Recalls

Last year saw 3 million Toyotas recalled from the South Africa market due to a faulty airbag, which affected 41 million vehicles across the globe. The airbags were found to have defective inflator and propellant devices that may fail to deploy properly during an accident, firing metal fragments at occupants. More recently, consumers have expressed…

Car passenger with seatbelt, view from backseat

Common Mistakes Drivers Make

No matter how long you’ve been on the road, we all pick up bad habits or ignore vehicle warning signs from time to time. Here are a few of the most common mistakes car owners and drivers tend to make: Topping up the Fuel Tank Although a petrol attendant will fill your tank to the…


The Gumtree Difference

Gumtree’s Automotive Inventory Tool has turned the industry on it’s head. Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Autos, tells us why: I’ve spend my entire life involved, in some way or the other, in the motor industry – at oil companies, the Retail Motor Industry Association and recently, the world of online car sales. When ecommerce…

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