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Cars Entering South Africa 2024

Cars Entering South Africa 2024

New year, new you, and now maybe you’re looking for a new car. But what brands and models will grace us with their presence on the dealership floor in 2024? If you forgot about the gems that drove onto our streets last year, you can look back at the excitement around the new vehicles in…

A Buyer’s Guide to Selecting Best Inverter

A Buyer’s Guide to Selecting Best Inverter

As South Africans grapple with yet another year of load shedding, many will be taking steps to become self-sufficient during power outages. To power your home during a blackout, one should consider purchasing an inverter. But what should you look for when selecting the best inverter? Choosing the best inverter for your needs is crucial. Here is our comprehensive…

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing The Right Boat Battery

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing The Right Boat Battery

For boating enthusiasts in South Africa, the significance of a reliable and efficient boat battery cannot be overstated. Whether you’re cruising along the scenic Wild Coast, exploring the tranquil Breede River, or embarking on an all-day fishing expedition on Arabie Dam, fitting your aquatic craft with the right boat battery is a lifeline that ensures…

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How a Solar PV Installation Affects the Value of Your Property

Currently rivalling braai-side conversations about the Springboks’ chances of winning in the forthcoming Rugby World Cup in France and whether a Ford Ranger is even a match for a Toyota Hilux, talk of which neighbours spent what on their respective load-shedding “fix” is all but guaranteed to spark debate in many South African homes. Whether…

5 South African Classic Car Gatherings

5 South African Classic Car Gatherings

Within South Africa, lie some of the world’s most exquisite classic cars, each with its own captivating story. While some of these automotive gems stay tucked away in secrecy, others graciously make appearances for display from time to time. Curious to witness their timeless allure? Here’s your exclusive guide to where you can feast your…

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The differences between on-grid and off-grid solar power PV systems

Already battle-weary when it comes to a traditional reliance on a functioning national grid, rumours of the imminent introduction of new, yet-to-be-explored stages of load-shedding events have many South Africans escalating plans for a move away from this dependence on a national energy supply. Solar PV is proving one of the most popular means of independent power…

5 Significant Motor Vehicle Safety Innovations

5 Significant Motor Vehicle Safety Innovations

Generally taken for granted or, indeed, only acknowledged after the fact, the bouquet of modern car safety features fitted to most new vehicles has thankfully evolved at a generally faster pace than the cars themselves. That said, these five innovations in automotive safety have undoubtedly saved many lives over the years:  1. The three-point seatbelt…

5 Iconic Cars Built Exclusively in South Africa

5 Iconic Cars Built Exclusively in South Africa

From skilled designers to respected engineers and line managers, together with world-class assembly lines and a reputation for a broadly excellent work ethic, South Africa has for many years remained a significant player on the global automotive scene. A market that also hosts a huge fanbase of car enthusiasts, Mzanzi has also produced some of…

Rentech Celebrates Solar Show Success

Rentech Celebrates Solar Show Success

The Solar & Future Energy Show Africa, spanning two days, concluded on the 26th of April at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The show has emerged as a prominent fixture in the region’s solar energy industry and attracted some 15 000 attendees and over 300 exhibitors from across the globe, including the United States, China,…

Can You Run Your Home Exclusively via Solar Energy?

Can You Run Your Home Exclusively via Solar Energy?

With pressure on both the cost and, indeed, reliability of South Africa’s troubled national energy grid, many consumers are exploring ways of becoming less reliant on this supply. While in our part of the world, harnessing the power of the sun offers one notable alternative; is it plausible to rely solely on solar?  As the…