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15 Mar 2015

Minister Killed In Car Crash

Minister of Public Service and Administration Collins Chabane and two body guards were killed instantly when a truck did a…

14 Mar 2015

Clarkson Could Leave BBC

Hosts of motoring television shows rarely generate headlines, but the furore over the suspension of Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson…

12 Mar 2015

Fans Want Clarkson Back

Nearly 450,000 fans from around the world have backed a petition calling for British presenter Jeremy Clarkson to be reinstated…

12 Mar 2015

BMW Reports Weaker Profitability

BMW reported weaker profitability from its auto operations in the fourth quarter as the world’s largest maker of luxury cars…

12 Mar 2015

VW To Axe Slow Sellers

Volkswagen will discontinue slow-selling models, such as the two-door Polo compact (not sold in SA) and scale back equipment options…

11 Mar 2015

Jeremy Clarkson Suspended Over “Fracas”

The BBC said on Tuesday it had suspended Jeremy Clarkson, the controversial host of popular motoring programme Top Gear, after…

09 Mar 2015

Clock Ticking For Convertibles?

The mass-market convertible car emitted its last gasp at a Geneva motor show bristling with sport utility vehicles and low-cost…

09 Mar 2015

BMW “Too Common” For Koreans

Flashy Maseratis and Bentleys are fast becoming the cars of choice for young, monied South Koreans, eclipsing German luxury brands…

09 Mar 2015

Chrysler Recalls 703,000 Cars

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is doing a second recall of 703,000 minivans and SUVs with a defective ignition switch that…

04 Mar 2015

How Smell Sells Cars

Fragrance alone may not sell cars, but automakers are turning on their olfactory charm to try to sweeten the appeal…

03 Mar 2015

Top Gear Ditches Durban

The annual Top Gear festival that was due to be held in Durban has been cancelled‚ with an alternative event…

03 Mar 2015

Naamsa: SA Buyers Trading Down

South African motorists are buying down as they feel the pinch of the weaker rand and last year’s interest rate…

02 Mar 2015

Prepare For Petrol Price Hike

The price of petrol, diesel, paraffin and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase this week, the energy department said. The…

02 Mar 2015

Yamaha To Build Two-Seater Car

Japanese motorcycle maker Yamaha aims to start making and selling two-seater cars in Europe as early as 2019, targeting environmentally-conscious…

02 Mar 2015

Apple Could Upset Car Industry

The main talking point at this week's Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be…

02 Mar 2015

Hyundai Recalls Elantra

Hyundai is recalling almost 205,000 of its Elantra cars because the power steering could suddenly stop working, making the vehicle…

24 Feb 2015

Clarkson Criticises Liverpool

Jeremy Clarkson has courted controversy by apparently criticising the people of Liverpool. Writing in his Sunday Times column, the outspoken…

24 Feb 2015

Sold: Last Bugatti Veyron

The 450th and final Bugatti Veyron has been sold, marking the end of one of the most exclusive supercars ever…