Electric cars pique interest as the fuel price continues to rise

Since the beginning of time, South African motorists have traditionally preferred the internal combustion engine, as it provides outstanding drivability and durability. But in the wake of the latest fuel price increase in October 2018, many South African consumers are now considering an alternative type of transport, and that alternative is electric. According to a… Read more »

Motorists will face the biggest fuel price hike in SA history

The Automobile Association has warned motorists to brace themselves for what is shaping up to be the “biggest fuel price hike in South Africa’s history by some margin”. “A spike in international oil prices and a huge swing in the rand/US dollar exchange rate have combined to predict a knockout blow at the pumps at… Read more »

Get to know your Matrix: Better driving behaviour, more cash in your pocket

Driver behaviour is a contributing factor in over 90 percent of road accidents. Consequently, there is significant benefit in identifying drivers who engage in unsafe driving practices. In the efforts to reduce insurance claims and road accidents, vehicle insurers are searching for ways to monitor and analyse driver behaviour to provide safer driving habits on… Read more »

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change the way we drive forever

Autonomous or self-driving vehicles may appear to be a new phenomenon, but key transport manufacturers and stakeholders have been developing smarter driving systems for some time, and South Africans can expect to see revolutionary new intelligent cars and driving systems on our roads within a matter of years. This is according to the joint CEOs… Read more »

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 »

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. The highly successful 2017 show focused on interactive motoring experiences for… Read more »

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… Read more »