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Africa’s dangerous roads? Child safety We’ve put together a list of things to remember when transporting a child: Don’t leave kids alone in the car Even on a seemingly cool day, temperatures inside a car can easily get hot enough to give your child a heat stroke, and can even cause death. The temperature in…

You may have heard many fearsome stories about car theft in South Africa, and what’s even scarier is that car theft commonly occurs from the comfort of second hand car owners’ homes Car theft is getting worse in many cities across South Africa, especially in Cape Town and Johannesburg, to the point where criminals are…

We’ve all been there – you’re on your way to work or coming back from dropping the kids off, when all of a sudden you hear a rattling coming from your car’s engine, or Smoke starts billowing out from under the bonnet. You’re forced to pull over and… Now what? All car models break down…

When 13-year-old Anchen Muller went missing in Cape Town last Friday, her parent expected the worst. Luckily for her parents, Anchen’s story had a happy ending… but not all of them do. If you could implant a GPS tracker in your child, would you? To some, it might sound like something out of a dystopian…

Are car makers becoming a drag in the race to a carbon-free, green environment? Well, we’re not the only ones who thinks so… A large chunk of pollutive emissions are coming from the automotive industry, and despite plans to ban diesel and petroleum combustion engines off city streets over the next few decades, car manufacturers…

Another day, another recall… Does it seem like there’s a new safety recall every other week? With causes ranging from engine fires to manipulating emissions data, almost every major manufacturer has had to recall a vehicle recently. Following the latest recalls (according to the KIA Motors SA website, Kia is the latest manufacturer to call…

The next thing you know, there’s a truck next to you and even more difficult to stomach, driving on your behind… But let’s face it, you have to come to terms that as a motorist, you will face trucks on the road – especially in major cities such as Cape Town and Sandton. CarZar.co.za provides…

Love them or hate them, motorists have an obligation to ensure the safety of other road users they share the tarmac with. After the Argus was cancelled earlier this year due to poor weather conditions, cyclists across the country and the world were left distraught that their favourite race had been so unceremoniously called off….

Back pain or leg pain while driving your car doesn’t always mean “go to the doctor”. It could just be your sitting or driving posture is incorrect, or you’ve been driving for more than an hour. You’ve probably already thought, “How do I sell my used, second hand car online?” However, before you go on…

Mother Nature is a moody lady: one minute the sun can be shining, and the next… the heavens open. Flash floods can put you and the your family in danger. At CarZar, we buy cars but we also care about our customers safety. We’ve put together a list of road safety tips and tricks for…