Functional & affordable – JMC 1,6T Carrying light truck

The JMC 1,6T Carrying light truck comes in various configurations and is a real workhorse, but still caters for the comfort of drivers.

Ranger XL-Plus: seriously tough

The Ford 4x4 one-tonner is even more capable than the XL, says Jake Venter.

Ford Ranger test drive

Jake Venter takes the Ford Ranger 3,2-litre Tdci XLT through its paces.
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

The Prado gets a facelift

Top engineering and performance come at a cost – and not only a financial one! After test-driving the new Prado, Chris Nel finds himself admiring its technology, but questioning its...

Land Rover Freelander 2 – performance & comfort

Land Rover’s Freelander 2 combines everything you need to be able to travel South Africa’s highways and byways in comfort and safety. And there’s plenty of power and driving performance...

The Mitsubishi Triton Single Cab tough & capable

If the 2,4l petrol model is anything to go by, Mitsubishi’s new 4x2 Triton Single Cab bakkies have the potential to make a name for themselves as highly efficient workhorses....

GWM C10: get it all without breaking the bank

Crammed with features, yet highly affordable, this handsome hatchback is good value for money. Just a pity about the lack of vooma. Lloyd Phillips reports.

The GWM Steed 5

GWM’s new double-cabs are ready for any task and should appeal to SA’s cost-conscious bakkie-lovers. Lloyd Phillips reports.

A double cab that means business

Robust and sporty. Packed with features. And keenly priced. That’s GWM’s new 4x2 or 4x4 Steed 5 2.0VGT Double Cab. And at its heart is the gutsy 4D20 turbo diesel...

To anywhere & back, with the Tomcar

Tough, strong and as agile as a klipspringer, the Tomcar is a remarkable vehicle.

Chevrolet Trailblazer: big & capable

Out of the blue, Toyota’s legendary Fortuner has a head-to-head competitor. Gavin Foster was at the launch of the new Chevrolet Trailblazer, and came away highly impressed.

Mazda BT-50: a certain quality

The new Mazda BT-50 is a stylish, capable, well-made bakkie offering a decent ride. And there’s a head-scratching range of options. Gavin Foster reports.


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Watch out for these common vegetable pests

Pests are an ongoing threat to vegetables, and need to be controlled effectively and timeously to prevent damage to the crop.

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