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22 Aug 2017

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…

22 Aug 2017

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…

21 Aug 2017

BMW M3 & M4 to lose carbon-fiber driveshafts

The BMW M3 and M4 performance models are known for their aggressively seductive exterior styling and their performance figures –…

21 Aug 2017

Cape Town aiming to curb illegal street racing

The City of Cape Town has already allocated R400 000 to a weekly “Robot Races” event aimed at curbing illegal…

17 Aug 2017

Radical new BMW Concept Z4 revealed

What you're looking at here is the radical BMW Concept Z4: a visual teaser of what the German firm's all-new…

17 Aug 2017

BMW & VW MPVs are now finally dead in SA

When BMW and Volkswagen added new MPV models to their line-up we thought it strange. The MPV or people-mover market…

17 Aug 2017

Could the real Ford Raptor be coming to SA?

You know all those Ford Rangers with their big after-market Ford logo across the grille, big wheels and various decals?…

16 Aug 2017

Fiat Chrysler & BMW team up for driverless cars

Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler on Wednesday said it was joining a BMW-led group to develop fully self-driving vehicles, the latest…

16 Aug 2017

This Classiche F40 – Yours from R14 875 000

It's not every day a rare, Classiche-certified Ferrari F40 comes up for sale, but one is to be offered by…

16 Aug 2017

Expect the petrol price to rocket come month end

Stronger international fuel prices and a gradually weakening Rand are signalling a hefty jump in the price of all fuel…

14 Aug 2017

Infiniti teases retro concept for Pebble Beach

Japanese car-manufacturer Infiniti, the top-end branch of the Renault-Nissan alliance, has just released the first picture of a stunning postwar…

10 Aug 2017

Singer & Williams team up for 500hp 911 madness

Singer Vehicle Design, makers of the most impeccably restored and reimagined Porsche 911 models the world has ever seen, has…

10 Aug 2017

New Jeep Wrangler expected at LA Auto Show

We have been following development of the new Jeep Wrangler with interest, but now Jeep insiders have confirmed that the…

10 Aug 2017

AMG GT four-door development continues

Development of the Mercedes-AMG GT four-door is continuing with prototypes being spotted wearing less and less camouflage, hinting at a…

10 Aug 2017

Audi & VW come up tops in SA Ispos survey

Audi and Volkswagen once again set the pace in the Ipsos Competitive Customer Experience survey in SA for 2016, which…

04 Aug 2017

Lightweight McLaren P15 will pack 588kW

The most extreme road car in McLaren’s history is set to make its debut later in 2017, says Autocar magazine…

04 Aug 2017

CX-8 first Mazda with three rows of seats

Mazda is expanding its Kodo Soul-in-Motion designed model range with the announcement that its CX-8 will go on sale in…

04 Aug 2017

New Nissan Leaf will have 250km range

Car maker Nissan is scheduled to unveil its new-generation Leaf early in September 2017, a few days before its public…