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Nissan LEAF Debuts Energy Transfer Testing in South Africa

BusinessTech reports that Nissan is collaborating with the uYilo e-Mobility programme to put on trial a system that enables electricity reserves in the LEAF's battery to be distributed to homes where it can be used for cooking and lighting. The experiment was implemented to help uYilo – a manufacturer of electric mobility technology – develop their charging technology in South Africa.

What Further Credit Rating Downgrades Could Actually Mean For You

As government is busy making great effort to restore South Africa's investment grade rating, consumers must now deal with the consequences of Standard & Poor's junk rating. The economic outlook is even more uncertain as we await the announcement from Moody, which has placed South Africa under review for a downgrade and will only reveal its rating of South Africa's credit status around the July 3 deadline.

2017’s Wave of Luxury SUVs

While 2017 vehicle sales in general might be at an all-time low, it appears to be the year that luxury SUVs gain consumer interest, as Land Rover, Volvo, and Bentley put energy into even more technological features in their latest SUV models

What to Do After a Car Accident

Car accidents are an everyday occurrence on South African highways. Our country has the 42nd highest road mortality rate in the world. If your car was involved in an accident what would you do? Below is a step-by-step guide on how to deal with a car accident.

Average Funeral Costs in South Africa

How would you like to be remembered? Some prefer a funeral where family and friends wear bright colours and release multi-coloured balloons while others want a cremation so that their remains can be scattered in the ocean. But what would it cost? We take a closer look...

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Understanding Data Costs

The rise of the Smartphone has completely revolutionised the way we use our cellphones. While there’s no denying that the added features are very c ...

The Road to Independence

Buying your first car is a major milestone on the road to becoming fully independent. But with independence comes responsibility and one of your fi ...

What the new national budget means for you and your finances

On 22 February, the South African Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, delivered his annual budget address in Parliament. While the budget, which s ...

11 home maintenance must-do’s</br></br>

You’ve taken the leap and become a homeowner and now there other things you need to think about in order to keep your property in tip top shape.

Cat Behaviors by Age

Cat behaviors usually develop and are practiced by kittens by the time they are six month old. Understanding normal behavior will help owners decid ...

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