Cape Town off-road enthusiasts who are still suffering from withdrawal symptoms after dealing with the beach ban will have something to rave about this weekend at the 2002 4×4 Expo to be held at Thunder City from Friday until Sunday.
Hummer has won the first round in the court war with DaimlerChrysler after claims that the army-style H2’s grille was too similar to that of Jeep. The Hummer grille has seven vertical slots, as do Chrysler’s Jeeps.
A crowd of more than 2000 gathered in St Lucia on Saturday to protest the government’s policy banning 4x4s on beaches. The protesters consisted of motorists and vendors affected by the ban.
The Port Elizabeth High Court has given the SA Shore Angling Association permission to use vehicles during its national championship in East London next week after the government withdrew permission at the last minute.
The SA Shore Angling Association has been forced to apply for an interdict to use vehicles on the beach during its national championship in East London next week after the government withdrew permission at the last minute.
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa is supporting the SA Anglers’ Association’s fight to be exempted from the government’s blanket ban of 4×4 vehicles on beaches. The anglers included a letter of support from Naamsa in their court submission.
Eastern Cape environmental authorities on Thursday arrested two motorists and impounded a 4×4 vehicle in Port Elizabeth in one of the first cases to go to court since the beach ban was introduced last month.
The image of the Land Rover Freelander may have been tarnished by last year’s 6 000-unit recall due to a potentially hazardous technical fault, but a new update to the range – the first significant revisions since 2000 – could improve the SUV’s fortunes.
The South African Shore Angling Association is not hopeful of a decision in its favour after the Port Elizabeth High Court, on Thursday, reserved judgement on their application challenging the ban of 4×4 vehicles from beaches.
Jeep and Hummer will go to war in court over whether GM should change the grille on its new Hummer H2. Jeep says is too similar to its own vehicles.