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02 Oct 2018

Renault presents augmented reality technology

Renault has a new immersive experience in store for this year's Paris Motor Show, October 4-14, taking visitors into the…

01 Oct 2018

Elon Musk is to resign as chair of Tesla board

Elon Musk has reached a deal over fraud charges that will see him step down as electric automaker Tesla's chairman…

28 Sep 2018

VinFast to debut first cars at Paris Motor Show

The new Vietnamese car-maker, VinFast, has joined forces with Pininfarina for its debut at the Paris Motor Show, October 4-14,…

28 Sep 2018

Your Jaguar will finally have CarPlay from 2019

But it's never too late! A report suggests that the British brand's models will be compatible with the dominant systems…

27 Sep 2018

Uber to pay $148-million over data breach

Ride hailing service Uber agreed to pay a $148-million penalty over a massive 2016 data breach which the company concealed…

27 Sep 2018

Petrol price to jump R1 a litre in October

Fuel users are facing unprecedented price increases in October. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting…

26 Sep 2018

Toyota is also partnering up with Android Auto

Just a week after Google revealed its partnership with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to create intelligent infotainment systems using Android, Toyota…

25 Sep 2018

Porsche first German marque to scrap diesel

Sports car maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting…

23 Sep 2018

Tesla Model 3 aces NHTSA crash test

The NHTSA (US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) tested the safety of the Tesla Model 3 sedan and, just like…

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…