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20 Sep 2018

Recently restored BMW 325is meets sticky end

BMW Group South Africa has recently been restoring some of its locally-built automotive icons. Last year they completed a 333i: that now…

20 Sep 2018

Jaguar investing in local EV charging network

Jaguar, in partnership with electric vehicle charging authority GridCars, has laid the foundation for the future of electric and plug-in…

20 Sep 2018

BMW to focus on new Z4 at Paris Motor Show

The BMW lineup for the Paris Motor Show, which opens Thursday, October 4, will include the world premiere of the…

20 Sep 2018

Volkswagen to stop doing business in Iran

Volkswagen has bowed to American pressure stemming from the US rejection of the multi-party nuclear deal and will end almost…

18 Sep 2018

Renault-Nissan alliance to use Google Android

Renault's alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi said Tuesday it would start equipping its cars with the Android operating system to…

18 Sep 2018

Majority of Ferrari models to be hybrid by 2022

Most of the cars made by Ferrari will be hybrid petrol-electric by 2022, the Italian sports car manufacturer said on…

18 Sep 2018

Audi unveils its new E-tron electric SUV

Audi chose San Francisco to launch its first full series electric vehicle (EV) last night, right on Tesla’s doorstep in…

13 Sep 2018

The end looks nigh for the Volkswagen Beetle

Earlier this year it was confirmed there was no immediate successor lined up for the current generation of the Volkswagen…

13 Sep 2018

Lexus ES first car to replace mirrors with cameras

Some new features touted by automakers ventually turn out to be novelties that never make it into production, but one…

13 Sep 2018

Get ready for the mother of fuel-price hikes

Mid-month unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is predicting the biggest fuel price hike in South Africa's history…

13 Sep 2018

BMW SA’s X3 plant is shifting up a gear

BMW’s manufacturing plant in Rosslyn, Tshwane remains one steeped in history with the German firm having been the first manufacturer…

12 Sep 2018

BMW dumps diesel in North America

It's taken a while, but BMW is finally bowing to the inevitable and completely dropping diesel engines from its passenger…

12 Sep 2018

Jenson Button is selling his McLaren P1

Even if you have the appropriate amount of funds available to you, it's not everyday you can just go out…

10 Sep 2018

Land Rover is giving its Discovery Sport a facelift

Land Rover's best-selling model and replacement for the long-running Freelander, the Discovery Sport, is already getting a substantial refresh ahead of…

07 Sep 2018

Peugeot is busy testing its new 208 hatch

Peugeot has been receiving a lot of plaudits lately for its crossover SUVs, especially the 3008 which was named European…

07 Sep 2018

Ford teases upcoming Mach 1 electric crossover

Ford Team Edison, which is responsible for the Blue Oval's new electric vehicle development, has finally issued a teaser of…

07 Sep 2018

The Audi R8 faces an all-electric future

Although it appeared Audi had ditched plans for a new generation of the R8 after sales of the current model…

05 Sep 2018

BMW teases new Vision iNext crossover concept

A lot of the news in the motoring media recently has been focusing on the first all-electric models from the likes of…