Features

30 Apr 2018

New Bosch technology could save diesel engines

The recent demonizing of diesel as a vehicle fuel has scientists and engineers working overtime to deal with diesel exhaust…

25 Apr 2018

Beijing Auto Show opens in world’s biggest market

Global carmakers will take the stage in Beijing on Wednesday with new car models to woo the world's largest auto market…

20 Apr 2018

Now you can buy a brand new classic Mustang

If you fancy owning a mint condition 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302, 1969-1970 Mustang Boss 429, or a 1969-1970 Mustang…

20 Apr 2018

Melrose to get massive new supercar showroom

Luxury and exotic cars are about to get a new landmark home showcasing not just the best in automotive design…

17 Apr 2018

Could the Volvo XC90 be the world’s safest car?

Some automakers are renowned for producing safe vehicles, and Volvo is probably regarded as one of the most safety-conscious manufacturers.…

17 Apr 2018

Tesla batteries perform better than expected

Anyone with an interest in electric vehicles will be well aware that the biggest thing stopping them becoming the mainstream…

13 Apr 2018

Kia is testing wireless EV charging technology

There are a number of issues that have to be addressed before electric cars can become the mainstream, and most…

12 Apr 2018

BMW SA will not benefit from a trade war

In the same week that things became heated in the trade war between the US and China, BMW SA began…

06 Apr 2018

Interview: Sam Holgate of Aston Martin

We’ve driven the new Aston Vantage and it is a very different car to the various generations of Vantage that…

05 Apr 2018

The four best automotive April Fools pranks

Every year we look out for the best April Fools gags from the automotive industry and while the South African…

03 Apr 2018

14 ways to get more kilometers from your tank

The petrol price is rocketing to painful new heights. So make every drop count by following these 14 handy fuel-saving tips: 1:…

02 Apr 2018

Why this E30 could be the best car I’ve driven

If I got handed a beer every time I was asked which was the best performance car I’d ever driven,…

28 Mar 2018

Despite death, race for autonomous cars continue

The race to perfect robot cars continues despite fears kindled by the death of a woman hit by a self-driving…

27 Mar 2018

Are car speakers now an endangered species?

Most of us probably haven't paid too much attention to how the audio systems in our vehicles have changed so…

26 Mar 2018

2018 New York Auto Show Preview

Just a few weeks ago the motor industry's focus was on Geneva, but now the show circus rolls on to…

23 Mar 2018

Meet the R25 850 000 Karlmann King SUV

The world doesn't seem to be able to get enough of SUVs at the moment, and just about every manufacturer…

23 Mar 2018

Interview: August Achleitner on the new 911

There’s an oft-repeated anecdote from 1990: the setting is a technical seminar in Berlin for engineers in the automotive industry.…

20 Mar 2018

VW is unveiling its Atlas concept in New York

While Ford appears to be pursuing a policy of making its passenger models as global as possible, some European manufacturers…