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06 Jul 2017

Tesla Model S fluffs crash test… again

In another setback for the high-flying electric carmaker, Tesla's Model S once again fell short of the top rating in…

05 Jul 2017

All Volvo models will be electric/hybrid from 2019

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Wednesday it plans to phase out production of petrol-only cars in 2019, with all new…

05 Jul 2017

Fiat 500 makes it into the Museum of Modern Art

From a car to a work of art, the legendary Fiat 500 has made its way into the Museum of…

04 Jul 2017

VW wants to supersede diesels with mild-hybrids

The backlash against diesel car engines is really gathering pace, and if you need evidence, the announcement by Volkswagen that…

04 Jul 2017

The first Hyundai N car is almost here

Hyundai is a manufacturer that's not afraid to try its hand at new segments of the market, and its latest…

30 Jun 2017

Is the next big Apple product going to be a car?

The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce…

29 Jun 2017

Facelifted Ford Kuga expected in July

Ford will launch the facelift of its Kuga crossover in July in SA. Sales of the model have plummeted since…

28 Jun 2017

Fuel set to drop by up to 69 cents at month end

Fuel prices are set for across-the-board drops at month end. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), commenting on…

28 Jun 2017

New Alpine A110 showcasing at Festival of Speed

The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed is always a special event, so it's been chosen as the perfect venue and…

27 Jun 2017

Steve McQueen’s Porsche 917K up for auction

If you want to buy one of the coolest classic cars of all time and you've got a few suitcases…

23 Jun 2017

New Jaguar E-Pace will be unveiled on July 13

The British carmaker best known for its sleek GT cars and Le Mans victories is getting ready to launch a…

22 Jun 2017

Nearly 16 000 more Fords recalled over fire risk

Ford South Africa has announced another fire-risk related recall - this time on its entry-level Figo and Ikon models. Owners…

22 Jun 2017

Walter de Silva tempted out of retirement

German engineering firm EDAG has tempted Italian Walter de Silva out of retirement to design eight new models for a…

22 Jun 2017

Polestar is going to go electric

Until now, Polestar has been known primarily for building race cars and for tuning Volvos for better performance and handling,…

21 Jun 2017

Ford shifts Focus from Mexico to China

Ford will import its next-generation Focus sedans into the US market from China, after a highly-publicized move to cancel plans…

20 Jun 2017

Petrol price looks set to drop before month-end

Rand resilience and a declining oil price have set the scene for a further fuel price drop. This is according…

20 Jun 2017

Honda teases dramatic new Accord

It's probably not being too unfair to say Honda is widely seen as something of a conservative auto brand, but…

19 Jun 2017

The Jeep Cherokee is finally getting a facelift

Jeep will give its Cherokee a facelift for 2018. It looks as though the controversial front end of the current…