Mercedes-Benz is going electric at Frankfurt

German carmakers always pull out the stops for the biennial Frankfurt international autoshow and for this year's event, Mercedes will…

Supervolcanoes a source of automotive lithium?

Scientists appear to have found that supervolcanoes could be a new source of lithium, a breakthrough for the electric vehicle…

Hyundai not giving up on hydrogen just yet

There have been no big proclamations from any manufacturers recently about hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEV) as the eventual replacements…

 
Videos

Watch: Ken Block in Terrakhana

Ken Block is back with another one of his entertaining automotive stunt videos. Breaking away from the successful Gymkhana norm, Terrakhana now sees Block taking the action onto the dirt: a breathtaking natural obstacle course set amongst a lunar-esque locale known as Swing Arm City in Southern Utah. Grab a coffee, turn up the volume, hit play and enjoy…

Insight: Jeff Osborne of Gumtree

Marius Roberts talks to Jeff Osborne of Gumtree Automotive in this episode of Insight.

Video Review: 2017 812 Superfast

Lerato Matebese is a very lucky man indeed. He recently visited Italy where he got to drive Ferrari’s all new 812 Superfast – the latest model in the company’s long history of front engined V12 grand tourers. Here he is driving the car around the Maranello firm’s famed Fiorano test track.

GT LapZ: 2017 Renault Megane GT-Line

This week on GT Lapz, Tasmin Pepper gets a feel for the new Renault Megane GT-Line that was launched earlier this year.

 
 

The new Volkswagen T-Roc is quite the looker

The new Volkswagen T-Roc is quite the looker

Volkswagen is confident that its all-new Volkswagen T-Roc will seriously shake up the compact SUV market thanks to strong styling on the outside and a raft of premium, class-leading driver ...Read More

Updated Captur addresses interior quality gripes

Updated Captur addresses interior quality gripes

Aside from the horrible Kwid, the products offered by Renault are worthy of praise. When the manufacturer launched its B-segment crossover Captur, the car was well-received by consumers and the ...Read More

Goodbye Ferrari California, hello Ferrari Portofino

Goodbye Ferrari California, hello Ferrari Portofino

Ahead of an official debut in Frankfurt, Ferrari on Wednesday offered the motoring press and supercar fans alike the first glimpse of the Portofino, a much more focused and aggressive ...Read More

 
 

A new superglue might revolutionize auto design

A new superglue might revolutionize auto design

Automotive designers say the future lies with multimaterial vehicles: high-strength steel, carbon fiber, aluminium and advanced plastics. The problem arises when it comes to joining these different materials together during ...Read More

Road Trip: 3 Great roadhouses worth visiting

Road Trip: 3 Great roadhouses worth visiting

The roadhouse is dead. A construct of decades past, this purveyor of fast street food has been tossed in the same great cultural landfill as the compact disc, pager and ...Read More

Exploring the McLaren Technology Centre

Exploring the McLaren Technology Centre

Bruce McLaren died in a crash in 1970 while testing the McLaren M8D Can-Am race car at the Goodwood circuit in the UK. Today the company that bears his name ...Read More

 
 

A short history of the sleek Ferrari 512 S

A short history of the sleek Ferrari 512 S

Visiting the hallowed motorsport section of the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Italy is definitely something to behold. There are many Formula One cars dating back to the 1955 D50 racecar. ...Read More

Is Maserati moving into Formula E?

Is Maserati moving into Formula E?

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) boss Sergio Marchionne has given the biggest hint yet that premium Italian sports brand Maserati could sign on for the blossoming Formula E racing series. Marchionne, who ...Read More

South African wins Total 24 Hours of Spa

South African wins Total 24 Hours of Spa

South African and Kessel Ferrari racing driver David Perel has won the crown jewel of international GT racing, the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Held at the legendary F1 track Spa ...Read More