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February 5, 2021

New Peugeot 2008 compact SUV is here: SA pricing versus rivals

JOHANNESBURG – The compact SUV segment is a crowded one, but Peugeot is hoping to appeal to those who want something distinctive and striking with its all-new 2008.

The second-generation compact SUV is built around Peugeot’s new Common Modular Platform (CMP), which also underpins the new Peugeot 208 and Opel Corsa, and which will probably also form the basis of numerous Fiat Chrysler products following the recent merger that resulted in the Stellantis car company with 14 brands.

The Peugeot 2008 is French quirky on the outside as well as in the cabin, where we see the latest version of Peugeot’s ‘3D i-Cockpit’ command centre and latest-generation head-up display. [...]

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February 5, 2021

2021 Toyota Hilux AT35 Revealed As Rugged Truck With Off-Road Upgrades

It’s the closest thing to Toyota having a Ford Ranger Raptor rival in Europe.

The Toyota Hilux is already one of the most capable trucks in its segment, but the folks at Arctic Trucks keep finding ways to make it even more competent off the beaten path. They’ve been selling upgraded Hilux pickups for years, and you might remember the one that starred in the golden era of Top Gear when it became the first passenger vehicle to cross Antarctica.

Arctic Trucks has now worked on the latest version of the Hilux, which debuted back in early June last year. The Toyota-backed AT35 model starts off as a 2.8-liter double cab model in the suitably called Invincible X trim level and [...]

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February 5, 2021

Rand boost as traders expect positive news for South Africa

The rand is headed for its biggest weekly gain since mid-December as investors warmed to signs that South Africa’s fiscal deficit may be lower than expected as tax revenue overshoots.

The rand traded 0.2% firmer at 14.98 per dollar by 08h34 in Johannesburg, bringing its gain this week to 1.2%, the best performance among emerging-market currencies after Turkey’s lira. Bond yields extended a drop to the lowest in almost three years.

South African tax collections are expected to overshoot budget estimates, which could take some pressure off the National Treasury as it tries to rein in a fiscal deficit that’s ballooned due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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February 5, 2021

Western Cape moves ahead with plans to bring its own Covid-19 vaccines to South Africa

The Western provincial Cape government says that it will push forward on plans to bring its own Covid-19 vaccines into South Africa as a contingency measure.

In a media briefing on Thursday (4 February) Western Cape premier Alan Winde said that the provincial government fully supports the national vaccine acquisition efforts.

However, he said that there are risks with using a ‘single acquisition vehicle’, especially in phases two and three of South Africa’s vaccine rollout where large numbers of vaccines would be required and have not yet been guaranteed through national procurement.

“Centralised procurement requires a contingency plan that is complementary to [...]

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