automotive

How to Prevent Roadkill: Avoid Roadkill damage

Television wants you to believe that roadkill is something to be celebrated. There is always a show somewhere teaching you how to cook the animals that you accidentally kill while driving on the highway. However, the reality of the matter is that roadkill can be dangerous. When your vehicle collides head-on with a deer, as […]

Vehicle Licence Renewal Costs South Africa 2020

Are you looking for information regarding vehicle licence renewal costs for South Africa? If yes, then you have come to the right place. In this article, we take a look at what South Africans across the country are expected to pay when renewing their vehicle licenses. Please note that vehicle license renewal fees in South […]

Checklist for Buying Ex-Japs over the Internet

There are a number of things that you need to take into consideration when buying a used Japanese vehicle over the internet. This is something on which we have previously dwelt in-depth on this platform. A car is a big investment, and can tie up your income for a number of years. It’s important, therefore […]

Should you Hire a Clearing Agent when Importing an Exjap?

Is there need for a clearing agent when importing a used car to Zimbabwe from Japan? This, undoubtedly, is a question that you will be confronted with when it comes to importing a used Japanese car to Africa. Is it necessary for your to hire a clearing agent? Can you do the clearing on your […]

Motorcyclists vs Car Drivers: Why the hate?

Why do car drivers hate motorcyclists The love that is not lost between car drivers and motorcyclists is rather legendary. At least it is on YouTube. And, based on some of the things that you see happening on the open roads, most of the hatred is for good reason.Think I am exaggerating? Motorcyclists vs Car […]

How to Get Police Clearance for an Ex-Jap in Zimbabwe

If you have recently purchased a new, used vehicle from Japan, you will have discovered that one of the steps that you need to take as part of the registration process is get police clearance. This is something that ZIMRA demands. A while back, a colleague and I got into an argument over whether or […]

Difference Between Driving a Sedan and an SUV

I recently had occasion to drive both an SUV and a sedan within the space of a few weeks, and can help you get a rough idea of the difference between driving a sedan and an SUV. The transition from one type of vehicle to the other has itself been an interesting one, something that […]

Motor Vehicle Registration Requirements in Zimbabwe

Now that your car has arrived in Zimbabwe after the long journey from Japan, you may be wondering about the motor vehicle registration requirements that apply in Zimbabwe. If you are still wondering at what vehicle to buy, check out the stock that’s on Be Forward. You are guaranteed to get whatever it is that […]

11 Fuel Saving Tips for Zimbabweans

You may have heard that a liter of water currently costs more in Zimbabwe than a liter of Petrol. That is actually very true. The unfortunate part is that fuel is in short supply. What it means is that should you be fortunate enough to stumble upon a Service Station that has this most valuable […]

How to Make a Vehicle Insurance Claim in Zimbabwe

A few weeks ago, I had the misfortune of accidentally breaking the rear windscreen on my car. It was one of those freak things that are likely to never happen again. Something got wedged between the windscreen and the boot of my car. This created a perfect lever to shatter the glass into a thousand […]

How much is the Penalty for late Payment of Vehicle License in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, one of the things that you need to do religiously, if you are a vehicle owner, is make vehicle license payments. The payments are made every term, with the year being divided into three terms of four months each. What this means is that every four months, you actually need to pay your […]

Best Mileage on a Used Japanese Vehicle

Generally speaking, the lower a vehicle’s mileage, the better. You can check out some of the low priced cars that are available on Beforward, one of the top Japanese car exporters, by following the provided link. Now, when it comes to Africa, all things general become complicated, with the result that those that are looking […]

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