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12 Jun 2018

Tesla Roadster could boast 10 rocket thrusters

The new Tesla Roadster could come with not one or two but “10 small rocket thrusters” for “top speed” company…

12 Jun 2018

Mercedes is recalling 774 000 diesel vehicles

Germany ordered Monday the recall of some 774 000 vehicles from Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler across Europe, citing illegal "defeat devices"…

11 Jun 2018

Porsche unveils Taycan & 911 Speedster Concept

This past weekend Porsche celebrated "70 years of Porsche Sports Cars" in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen with an unveiling of the 911 Speedster…

07 Jun 2018

Hybrids fail to deliver on consumption claims

Research in the UK by motoring website Honest John has revealed that 88% of hybrid vehicles cannot deliver on their…

07 Jun 2018

Tesla reveals new teaser pic of Model Y

At the company's shareholder meeting this week, Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, revealed an exclusive new picture of the firm's upcoming…

06 Jun 2018

Tesla planning to build cars, batteries in Shanghai

Tesla on Tuesday revealed to shareholders that it is working with officials in China to build electric cars and battery…

06 Jun 2018

CarPlay finally embraces Waze & Google Maps

This fall, Apple CarPlay will finally welcome third party navigation apps such as Waze and Google Maps. At Apple's Worldwide…

05 Jun 2018

Next VW Golf R could pack close to 300kW

The next-generation Golf R could be set to push the limits a little further, upping horsepower from the current 228kW to…

04 Jun 2018

Alfa Romeo is reviving 8C and GTV

FCA's latest five-year plan announced at its Bolocco Italian proving ground recently included lots of exciting news about the likes…

01 Jun 2018

FCA to phase out diesel in Europe by 2021

The clock is ticking for diesel at Fiat Chrysler, at least in its passenger cars in Europe and other key…

01 Jun 2018

Toyota has just killed its diesel-powered RAV4

Japanese manufacturers have never really been particularly enamored with diesel engines, so not too many tears will have been shed…

01 Jun 2018

Matt LeBlanc is quitting Top Gear

The American actor and presenter is to leave the popular TV show, citing "time commitment and extensive travel" as the…

31 May 2018

Brabus X-Class kits will be available in SA

Mercedes launched the X-Class in SA in May and already the aftermarket companies are producing ways to make yours stand…

31 May 2018

Petrol to rise by up to 85c a litre in June

Fuel prices will jump to record highs in June on the back of stronger international oil prices, and a deficit…

30 May 2018

Pagani powering up to build electric supercar

Considering the work, talent and knowhow that go into producing a new supercar, it's staggering how many small companies and…

29 May 2018

Nissan blows the top off new Leaf convertible

Nissan has produced a convertible version of the world's best-selling all-electric car, although it's a one-off creation designed to celebrate…

29 May 2018

BMW releases first photos of all-new X5

After countless spy shots of it have been appearing all over the internet for a while now, BMW has finally…

29 May 2018

New V8-powered Dodge Viper set for 2020

It's been less than a year now since Dodge ended production of its iconic Viper sports car, but the sensational…