Matrix Protect takes the hassle out of your accident claim

Being involved in an accident is a traumatic experience that turns your life upside down. From the initial shock of what happened, dealing with injuries, damaged vehicles and the third parties involved – the admin can be overwhelming. What if we told you that, should you find yourself in the unfortunate event of a car accident, the admin involved with your accident claim can be taken care of on your behalf?

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The Festival of Motoring Is Back!

The Festival of Motoring is back and it’s going to be even bigger and better in 2018! The world-renowned Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit will once again host the only national, industry supported auto show from 31 August – 2 September 2018, presented by Wesbank.

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Get to know your Matrix: The Platform that Keeps Giving

In today’s digital world, consumer behaviour has shifted and our affinity for smart devices have created countless new opportunities for innovation that simplifies and enhances our daily lives. Research shows that people not only want the latest in technology and services, but that the products and services we buy should be customizable to fit in… Read more »

MiX Telematics Celebrates Mandela Day

This year, MiX Telematics participated in Mandela Day at their offices in Midrand, by supporting the Matla A Bana charity, a national organisation and charity project initiated and managed by the Callie and Monique Strydom Charity Trust.

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Get to Know Your Matrix

In the digital world we live in today, almost everything is done via our mobile phones. A vehicle tracking device becomes a powerful tool when it includes features such as a panic button, harsh driving monitoring and reports (for those who tend to be a bit heavier on the pedals), a full X-ray vision of your car’s whereabouts, and border alerts, all linked to your smartphone.

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A decrease in car prices due to stronger rand

Thanks to the stronger rand, lower interest rates and lower inflation, South African finance houses financed 2.09 used vehicles for every one new car in the first three months of 2018, compared to 2.49 in 2017; in fact the rise in car prices, both new and used, has been slowing gently for the past three quarters.

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Shocking study reveals that SA child deaths double the world average

Latest statistics reveal that children under the age of 18 years are twice as likely to be killed on South African roads, than any other part of the world. This is according to the recent study by Aliasgher Janmohammed, Project Manager for the Prevention of Injuries Impacting Children in South Africa, a UNICEF project managed by Childsafe in collaboration with the University of Cape Town.

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Combating the scourge of distracted driving

A recent Distracted Driving Survey by Matrix, found that 22% of respondents admit to texting, calling or checking social media while driving. Furthermore, a survey conducted in the US last year, also found that seven out of 10 people use their smartphone while driving.

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