News

23 Oct 2017

Tesla to build wholly-owned Shanghai plant: WSJ

Tesla has reached an agreement with Shanghai authorities that would make it the first foreign automaker to build its own…

23 Oct 2017

London motorists face new air pollution tax

Drivers of the most polluting vehicles will face an extra daily charge for driving into central London on weekdays from…

23 Oct 2017

End of the road for Merc’s much-loved G-Class

When it hasn't been celebrating the 50th anniversary of its tuning arm, AMG, Mercedes has spent most of 2017 reminding…

21 Oct 2017

Australia mourns as Holden closes its doors

The last car rolled off the production line of Australian automaker Holden on Friday, marking the demise of a national…

19 Oct 2017

Aston Martin cruises from cars to condominiums

The British Luxury sportscar company has officially broken ground on its first luxury residence – a 66-story luxury tower in…

18 Oct 2017

Toyota still sees hydrogen powering the future

The Fine Comfort Ride Concept, which will be making its debut at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show is yet another…

18 Oct 2017

The new Kwid Xtreme is still extremely crap

Renault has just released a new "limited-edition" Kwid Xtreme: basically a standard Kwid jazzed-up with decals and mud flaps and…

17 Oct 2017

The Polestar 1 coupé will make 447kW & 1000Nm

If every car that it builds is exciting as the Polestar 1, Volvo's decision to spin off its racing and…

17 Oct 2017

Toyota all about autonomy at Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota will use the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show to debut a suite of autonomous vehicles under a new Concept-I Series…

17 Oct 2017

Mercedes recalls 400 000 cars over airbag error

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 400 000 UK cars owing to a fault that may deploy an airbag by error, the company…

16 Oct 2017

Volkswagen just sold 1-million cars in a month

Even with the US automotive market beginning to contract and with the continued fallout from the marque's role in falsifying…

16 Oct 2017

Price of diesel could rise by 28c come month-end

Softer international petrol prices have been offset by a declining Rand since the start of October, while diesel and illuminating…

16 Oct 2017

The 45th Tokyo Motor Show is nearly good to go

The 45th Tokyo Motor Show is almost upon us and with it one of the most fascinating, original and eccentric…

13 Oct 2017

Norway wants to impose a “Tesla Tax”

Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, on Thursday proposed a "Tesla tax" aimed at cutting a tax advantage granted…

13 Oct 2017

Hyundai collaborates with Bisimoto at SEMA

For this year's SEMA show, Hyundai and Bisimoto have teamed up on a hyper quick, hyper custom, yet hyper green…

12 Oct 2017

Lamborghini LM002 successor due in December

Twenty-five years after the LM002 ceased production, Lamborghini will return to the SUV market with the reveal of the Urus…

12 Oct 2017

Paris wants to kill all diesel cars by 2024

Paris city authorities said Thursday they aimed to phase out the use of diesel cars by the time the French…

12 Oct 2017

Next generation Mercedes GLS tipped for 2019

Mercedes is working on the next generation of its GLS, seven-seater luxury SUV. With Range Rover busy upgrading its models,…