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SA Car of the year: Voting heats up

'We've made some exciting changes,' says SAGMJ chairman, Bernie Hellberg Jnr, ahead of the 2016 SA Car of the Year competition.

SA new car sales: Poor start to 2016

New vehicle sales started 2016 on a weak note while the used car market continues to gain momentum, reports Naamsa.

Environmental

Q&A: Has Renault cheated emissions tests?

2016-01-21 12:39

Renault's efforts to clean-up the emissions of some of its diesel vehicles after failing tests, in the wake of Volkswagen's pollution-cheating scandal, raises questions for the entire automotive sector.

India bans new diesel cars in capital

2015-12-16 10:20

India's top court imposed a temporary ban on new diesel-guzzling SUVs and other luxury cars in New Delhi in an attempt to clean up the world's most polluted capital.

Euro car sales race ahead, VW stuck in slow gear

2015-12-15 10:04

European car sales soared by 13.7% in November 2015 but scandal-plagued Volkswagen trailed the pack with a 4.1% increase.

Emissions scandal: Chinese NGO sues Volkswagen

2015-12-15 09:11

A Chinese court has agreed to hear a case brought by an environmental organisation against Volkswagen over its emissions-cheating scandal.

INFOGRAPHIC: Ford's $4.5-billion electric-car plan

2015-12-14 09:32

Ford is investing $4.5 billion in electric vehicle solutions by 2020, including the new Focus Electric. It aims to add 13 new battery-powered vehicles to its line-up!

French cars top Euro 'low CO2 emitters' list

2015-11-27 08:14

French automakers topped the list of European vehicles with the lowest carbon emissions, the European Environment Agency said in a report published.

NOx gasses in diesel cars: Why are they so dangerous?

2015-09-23 18:24

Nitrogen oxides, poisonous gases that contribute to suffocating smog, are found in the fumes of diesel cars like the ones VW has admitted to fitting with emissions-cheating software.

Emissions scandal: How VW's 'defeat device' works

2015-09-22 08:05

Volkswagen has admitted it has rigged emissions tests in diesel-powered vehicles in the US. Here's how the automaker's 'defeat device' works.

Tesla-beating dragster smashes EV record

2015-09-11 08:19

The world's quickest electric car is not a high-voltage Tesla but a tiny 1975 Enfield 8000 with, wait for it, 745kW on tap!

China cuts millions of cars for World War II anniversary

2015-08-04 09:13

In a bid for clean air, Beijing will limit the number of vehicles on its streets and shut factories during the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

Interest rate hike: SA car owners to pay more

28-01-2016 16:27 The recent rate hike will affect SA car owners who have vehicle finance agreements structured around a linked interest rate, reports WesBank.

Inside Wheels24

SA car licence renewal confusion: 5 questions answered

SA is facing a huge backlog of drivers attempting to renew expired vehicle licences. To help cut through the confusion here our top questions about car licence discs answered.

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