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05 Jul 2018

The next new Beetle may well be all-electric

It probably came as something of a shock to a lot of people when Volkswagen announced there will be no…

28 Jun 2018

Tesla is definitely working on a production pickup

Despite ongoing issues with production of current models and glitches with its autonomous drive systems, Tesla is still pushing ahead…

28 Jun 2018

Petrol price to rise by 26 cents a litre in July

South Africans have been thrown a lifeline by declining oil prices in June. This is according to the Automobile Association…

27 Jun 2018

New Clio will offer semi-autonomous driving

To keep compact and subcompact hatchbacks relevant in the face of the ongoing sales onslaught from SUVs, manufacturers now need…

27 Jun 2018

The most powerful Audi will soon be a SUV

If most people were told a new Audi was on the way that would be the most powerful production model…

26 Jun 2018

First investor complaint filed against Daimler

A law firm said Saturday it had lodged the first investor complaint in Germany demanding compensation from car manufacturer Daimler…

26 Jun 2018

Tesla to pull plug on free in-car internet

An email to Tesla's sale team suggests that the company will no longer gift new customers with the free WiFi…

25 Jun 2018

Saudi Arabia finally ends ban on women drivers

Saudi Arabia, until now the only country that did not permit female motorists, allowed women to get behind the wheel…

22 Jun 2018

New Audi Q8 already receives the RS treatment

No sooner had Audi released details of the new Q8 than our spies spotted the RS Q8 being tested in…

22 Jun 2018

Nissan SA shelves local Navara production

We have been reporting for the past few years on Nissan’s plans to produce the latest generation Navara at its…

22 Jun 2018

Lamborghini announces new SA distributor

One of the worst kept secrets in the South African automotive industry has finally been revealed — Lamborghini has a…

22 Jun 2018

Nio EP9 set to shock Goodwood Festival of Speed

We hear a lot these days about Chinese electric car manufacturers, and major motor shows seem to regularly feature these…

19 Jun 2018

Toyota is building the 735kW GR Super Sport

Since the Toyota MR2 went out of production in 2007 there hasn't been much evidence of sportiness in the Japanese…

15 Jun 2018

Expect yet another fuel price hike in July

Fuel prices look set for another jump going into July. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was…

14 Jun 2018

Facelifted Passat will steal cues from Arteon

Not surprisingly, Volkswagen plans to update its Passat sedan shortly, three years after it was launched. Like the Passat CC,…

14 Jun 2018

Volvo S60 to get Polestar Engineered upgrades

Volvo Cars has announced that Polestar Engineered, a new upgraded electrified performance offer, will be exclusively available for its 60…

13 Jun 2018

Polestar 1 to run at Goodwood Festival of Speed

A lot has been said and written over the last year about the Polestar 1, the all-new performance hybrid from…

12 Jun 2018

Mercedes releases video of new EQA

German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes has been showing off a small electric car concept, the EQA, in a new video…