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Updated GWM Steed lands in South Africa

posted on: Dec 13, 2021


Source: CarMag

The 2022 Range Rover is Revealed!

posted on: Nov 15, 2021


Source: Carcility

How Much It Costs To Drive 100km in South Africa's Most Popular Cars

posted on: Sep 14, 2021


Source: BusinessTech

South African motorists are grappling with record-hi...

Best Cars for Students

posted on: Aug 2, 2021



5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Car

posted on: Aug 2, 2021



How Fines Will be Served Under the New Aarto Driving Laws

posted on: Jul 22, 2021



The Department of...

10 Tips on Buying Your Next Car

posted on: Jan 1, 2020

Finding the perfect car that will suit your needs for years to come can be a daunting task. Follow these steps to help make your next car purchase a pleasant one.

Fortunately, doing the necessar...

Help our Farmers 2019 - DROOGTE HULP FONDS

posted on: Dec 18, 2019

For our drought relief efforts for the 2019 year, we were blessed to be able to raise another R 100 000 for the drought relieve fund. 

On behalf of all the Blue Chip Dealer Members, we extend our deepest gratitude to our members, ABSA, IDA, IDA Risk and MFC for their contribution.

A special thanks to ...

Driving Points Demerit System

posted on: Mar 2, 2019

In an ever increasing effort to keep our roads safe, our government is introducing their new Driving Points Demerit System which may be a wakeup call for those on the road that do not follow the rules.

Bad drivers might have to endure more than the anger of other road users; they will also face steep fines as well as having points assigned to their name.

Gather enough points and yo...


posted on: Jun 15, 2018

Congratulations to John Van Niekerk and the amazing team at Wingfield Motors in Cape Town for winning the prestigious Dealership of the year award yet again.

How to take car accident photos to help with your claim

posted on: May 2, 2018

If you, or a family member, are injured in a car accident, taking photographs at the scene of the accident is a precise and practical way of collecting evidence.

This is according to Kirstie Haslam, partner at DSC Attorneys, who says that graphic images of the damages, injuries and factors that may have contributed to the accident are not easily challenged.


How to check if your Toyota is affected by the massive recall

posted on: Jan 29, 2018

Toyota South Africa announced on Thursday that it would be recalling over 700,000 of its vehicles over airbag safety concerns, with some affected models dating back over 15 years.

Popular cars for first time students

posted on: Nov 30, 2017

Every year sees new students joining the leagues of the top ranking universities in South Africa.

While many will stay on their university’s campus, students often need to travel and may also take up a part-time job while they are studying – which means it might be time to go car shopping.

Help our Farmers 2018 - DROOGTE HULP FONDS

posted on: Nov 10, 2017

On the 6th of December 2017, Blue Chip Dealers, ABSA, MFC, and Standard Bank contributed R 100 000 towards feed-stock that was handed to our farmers in the Willison district.

CAR DOCTOR: Should I buy a pre-owned Renault Clio or these other cars?

posted on: Oct 30, 2017

A great article by Justus Visagie found on @wheels24.
Johannesburg - This month car quack Justus Visagie gives advice on the pre-owned Land Rover Discovery 4, the Ford Focus ST, Audi A4s and Renault Clios.


I own a 2014 Land Rover Discovery SD4 V6 SE 3.0. It has about 70 000km on the clock and about 18 months remaining on the maintenance plan. Do I sell it now, since Discos seem to experience a steep drop-off in second-hand price when you sell them out of motor plan? Or, do I drive it till it has 200 000km on the clock?

Car Doctor says:

If you like driving your Disco, and it’s still in good condition, we suggest you keep it until 200 000km. You’re already i...

9 things you should know about vehicle warranties in SA

posted on: Oct 26, 2017

When purchasing a car, whether it's new or second-hand, the subject of a motor warranty will arise - do you know what this entails?

How long is your warranty valid for? Which vehicle parts are covered? Knowing what your warranty actually covers can save you from a financially-disastrous repair bill.

Vehicle specialist and administrator Fazlin Kasker, from Maitland Auto Clinic, in Cape Town, deals with customers who often misinterpret the terms and conditions of warranty agreements.

'Understand your vehicle and policies'
Kasker says: "We are finding more and more instances of customers who have purchased vehicles, purchased an additional motor warranty but when i...

Integra Motor Group wins the Rocci Business of the year award

posted on: Oct 25, 2017

Congratulations to Blue Chip Dealer, Integra Motor Group on winning the Rocci Business of the yea...