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17 Jan 2018

No, ‘Trumpchi’ isn’t Donald Trump’s new car brand

Chinese auto maker GAC is changing the name of models it plans to introduce in the US market next year,…

17 Jan 2018

EU car sales top 15-million barrier in 2017: data

The number of new cars sold in Europe topped the 15-million mark for the first time in a decade in…

16 Jan 2018

LF-1 Limitless turns Lexus spindle grille up to 11

Regardless of whether it's a high-end luxury sports car manufacturer or a company specializing in cheap and cheerful family haulers…

16 Jan 2018

Daimler huffing and puffing over EU emissions

The chief executive of Daimler said Monday at the Detroit auto show that his company cannot currently guarantee it can…

15 Jan 2018

The all-new Jetta will not be available in Europe

Even though the American and European vehicle markets are now more closely aligned than they've ever been, some fairly seismic…

15 Jan 2018

Behold the actual Viziv Performance STI Concept

After CES and all the electric vehicles and driverless vehicles on display there, the main focus of the auto industry…

15 Jan 2018

Nope, the new Bullitt Mustang ain’t coming to SA

Last week we reported that a new Ford Mustang Bullitt Edition was in the production pipeline: a modern-day hat-tip to the…

15 Jan 2018

Volkswagen smashes previous global sales record

Volkswagen said Sunday that its namesake brand sold more vehicles worldwide in 2017 than ever before, a sign it is…

13 Jan 2018

GM has built us a car without a steering wheel

Non-traditional manufacturers are certainly making an effort to get in on the act of developing driverless vehicles and bringing them…

12 Jan 2018

Global BMW sales are up but still trailing Mercedes

German high-end carmaker BMW said Friday it booked record sales for the seventh year in a row in 2017, but…

12 Jan 2018

Kia really needs to build this new Forte concept

While some major motor manufacturers are re-assessing the need for future generations of small and medium-sized sedan cars, Kia appears…

11 Jan 2018

Subaru drops images of Viziv Performance Concept

Subaru caused quite a stir among enthusiasts when it unveiled the Viziv Performance Concept at last October's Tokyo Motor Show,…

11 Jan 2018

Special Restoration marks 70 years of Land Rover

When vehicle manufacturers celebrate a major milestone in their history, it's quite common for them to produce anniversary models that…

10 Jan 2018

Fisker eyes a comeback with new EMotion

Henrik Fisker unveiled his $129 000 electric luxury car Tuesday, in a rebooted effort by the renowned auto designer to…

10 Jan 2018

France reducing speed limits to save lives

The French government said Tuesday it would lower the speed limit on two-lane highways to 80km/h from 90km/h, hoping to…

09 Jan 2018

Mercedes-Benz is again the king of luxury cars

Mercedes-Benz said Monday it had defended its top spot as the world's biggest luxury carmaker in 2017, with a surge…

04 Jan 2018

Tesla again delays ramping up of Model 3 output

Tesla Motors on Wednesday again pushed back the time-frame for ramping up production of the closely-watched Model 3 vehicle, its…

04 Jan 2018

Blackberry & Baidu sweet on autonomous vehicles

Canadian telecommunications software company BlackBerry and China's web giant Baidu on Wednesday announced a partnership for autonomous and connected vehicles.…