When the vehicle in question is Toyota’s Hilux, even the most innocuous of product updates are significant news. For decades Toyota’s 1-tonne bakkie has been the crucial logistics gearing of South Africa’s economy, transporting goods and enabling services in the agricultural, mining, construction and small business spheres. The eight-generation Hilux has continued the legacy of […]
A “clutch issue” has forced Ford to recall thousands of vehicles
Since 2010 Ford’s very loyal Ranger bakkie fans in South Africa, the U.K. and Australia has longingly pined after its F-150 Raptor. With its custom Fox-tuned racing suspension, radical Baja 1000 race-ready styling and ability to roll over broken terrain faster than any other bakkie, the Raptor has always been forbidden fruit because it is […]
It’s no secret Ford has been mimicking Samsung, what with so many of its Kuga family cars bursting into flames.