Cough-drop coughing fit totals car

A car driver crashed into a metal post, the car flipped and ended up inverted 30m from the impact site. The reason? A cough-drop stuck in the driver's windpipe...

SA Dakar quad team riding for rhinos

Team Rhide SA will take on the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America. Their cause? To raise awareness of the rhino poaching epidemic in South Africa.

Dakar Rally

Dakar: Peugeot 2008 gets 'combat livery'

2014-11-18 12:42

The Peugeot team seems set for the 2015 Dakar with about six weeks to go before the start. However, the team's new livery on its 2008 DKR has already set the bar...

SA Dakar quad team riding for rhinos

2014-11-14 10:02

Team Rhide SA will take on the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America. Their cause? To raise awareness of the rhino poaching epidemic in South Africa.

Back to school: Deskbound for the Dakar

2014-10-21 09:08

If you thought entering the Dakar only required some serious driving skills, think again... First-timer competitors have to 'go back to school' for theory training.

Toyota SA wraps up Dakar test

2014-10-10 13:01

South Africa's Toyota Hilux crew of Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz has wrapped up six successful days of testing for the 2015 Dakar at the Rally of Morocco.

SA pair still with leaders in Morocco

2014-10-07 12:47

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz are still with leaders in the 2014 Morocco Rally, a shakedown/test event to prepare them for the 2015 Dakar.

It's Dakar time: Follow it on Wheels24

2014-10-02 13:31

It's almost time for Earth's most gruelling annual off-road challenge... the Dakar Rally. South Africa's Toyota team is just about ready... are you?

SA Toyota team on Dakar desert warm-up

2014-10-02 12:36

Three months or so to the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America but already Toyota SA is revving engines - Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz off on a serious test in Morocco.

Blythe wins final Dakar Challenge entry

2014-10-02 10:23

American adventurer Ian Blythe has raced his way from the US to Australia chasing one main prize: a free ticket to participation in the Dakar 2015 rally. Here's his story...

Dakar experts win Desert Race prologue

2014-06-28 12:34

A Brazilian crew with Dakar Rally experience showed the way in a Toyota Hilux on the first day of the 2014 Botswana Desert Race - but our locals were hot on their tail.

SA crews to battle for Dakar entry

2014-06-23 13:55

Local teams could be the recipients of a free 2015 Dakar Rally entry when they battle in the next Dakar Challenge.

Hino warms up for Dakar 2015

2014-06-11 20:24

Hino is aiming for its sixth consecutive win in the under 10-litre category from the 2015 Dakar Rally. Its preparations for the world's most gruelling off-road race are under way.

Peugeot's 2008 DKR and team 2015

18/11/2014 11:26 Peugeot's Dakar Rally team has revealed its cars' new livery for the 2015 event. They're ready for anything!

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'Hey! Where did all my petrol go?'

Are automakers taking car owners for a ride? And are fuel consumption figures just for laughs? DAVE FALL finds out if we're all just being misled?

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