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01 Nov 2018

Shell has formulated a motor oil that contributes significantly less to abnormal combustion phenomenon

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23 Oct 2018

BMW recalls over one million cars over fire risk

German high-end carmaker BMW said Tuesday it would recall more than one million additional diesel cars, citing a problem with…

23 Oct 2018

Tesla to implement ‘Dog Mode’ in Model 3

In a tweet posted Saturday, Elon Musk responded to a request for a dog mode option in the Tesla Model…

22 Oct 2018

Ford video hints at upcoming Mustang Hybrid

In Ford's new ad campaign, between shots of Bryan Cranston, we get a two-second glimpse of a redesigned Mustang that could…

21 Oct 2018

Germany orders Opel to recall 73 000 vehicles

Germany's KBA transport authority said Friday it had ordered carmaker Opel to recall 73 000 diesel vehicles worldwide that were…

19 Oct 2018

Ford is extending production of its GT supercar

In response to strong demand, Ford has decided to boost production of its GT model with a two-year extension. From…

19 Oct 2018

Tesla announces new mid-range Model 3

Tesla unexpectedly announced a mid-range battery option for the Model 3, bringing the price of the vehicle down to $45 000…

18 Oct 2018

VW lights to project information onto the road

Volkswagen engineers and designers are currently testing a set of interactive HD-LCD headlights and tail-light clusters that project information on…

18 Oct 2018

Ford is bringing the Bullitt Mustang to SA

Earlier this year at the Detroit Motor Show Ford whipped the wraps off its new Bullitt Mustang – special-edition built to pay…

18 Oct 2018

Project Bloodhound in business administration

Bloodhound Programme Ltd, the company behind Project Bloodhound — the initiative to break the land speed world record — has…

17 Oct 2018

Charging stations now searchable in Google Maps

This week Google announced a new feature its Maps: the ability to search for electric vehicle charging stations. After Google Maps'…

15 Oct 2018

Fastest ever McLaren hypercar to drop next week

McLaren has teased the upcoming Speedtail's tail in an announcement reporting the date and time of the Hyper-GT's reveal: October 26…

15 Oct 2018

Yet another fuel hike on the cards says the AA

Further substantial fuel price hikes are lined up for the end of October. This is according to the Automobile Association…

15 Oct 2018

Tesla branching into booze with Teslaquila

After electric cars, space rockets, tunnel-boring technology and high-speed transportation systems, Elon Musk appears to be branching into booze. Musk…

11 Oct 2018

Toyota working on GTI-rivaling Auris GRMN

Toyota is reportedly working on a high-performance Auris to take on the likes of the Golf GTI. The brand’s relatively…

11 Oct 2018

Toyota Hilux trumps Ford Ranger for resale

The Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger — the two most popular bakkies in SA by far — have long duelled…

09 Oct 2018

Electric Vespa will cost around R108 800

On Monday the Piaggio Group announced that the Vespa Elettrica, the first electric scooter produced by the company, can be…

05 Oct 2018

Toyota announces recall of 2.4m hybrid cars

Japanese car giant Toyota said Friday it is recalling more than 2.4 million hybrid cars over a fault that could…