Video: Did Porsche Macan fail 'Elk Test'?

A Porsche Macan has allegedly failed Sweden's so-called 'Elk Test', designed to simulate what might happen when a car swerves suddenly to avoid a moose or other road obstacle. Watch the video and decide for yourself!

Next-gen CLS coupe: 9-speed auto in SA

Mercedes-Benz SA has revised its four-door CLS Coupe with new exterior and interior style changes, upgraded tech and a nine-speed auto. We have gallery images, prices and full specifications!

Environmental

Tesla supercharges Scottish airport

2014-10-27 10:09

Battery-car maker Tesla is expanding its European footprint with the installattion of its first battery super-charger location in Scotland - a chain of them, it's said, will follow.

Reader: Beach driving - a rights issue

2014-10-13 13:40

'As with many other issues in SA, it seems MAKING laws is vastly more important than ENFORCING them,' Wheels24 reader ARMAND VAN AS says about beach driving.

Autumn Nissan Leaf flurry lifts UK sales

2014-10-08 10:33

The most popular battery car, Nissan's Leaf, has exceeded expectations in the UK by breaking national and European records in a flurry of autumnal sales. There's good news for SA, too...

Solar panels mean no fuel bill for Roz

2014-10-08 10:22

Mother-of-two Roz Drinkwater is enjoying ZERO fuel bills courtesy of the solar panels. The units powering her home also recharge her hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

SA teams shine at solar challenge

2014-10-06 10:46

The South African Solar Challenge - a round-the-country drive by weird little spider-like machines powered by sunshine - is over and our local guys deserve kudos for doing so well.

Solar Challenge: Teams bogged down by rain

2014-10-01 14:52

Teams participating in the 2014 Solar Challenge are in for yet another tough day as water soaked roads and pouring rain marred the trip to the fifth pitstop in Port Elizabeth.

Solar challenge: Teams feeling the heat

2014-09-30 08:17

The 2014 SA Solar Challenge is well under way but already four teams have pulled out because of technical issues on the route between Bloemfontein and Cape Town.

'Hey! Where did all my petrol go?'

2014-09-29 08:35

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?

SA solar race: NWU ready to defend title

2014-09-18 08:46

The North West University's new solar car, the Sirius X25 built entirely by students, will defend its title at the 2014 SA Solar challenge.

Tesla triumphs in top court over direct sales

2014-09-16 10:35

Massachusetts' highest court threw out a lawsuit seeking to block Tesla Motors from selling its luxury electric cars directly to consumers in the state, enabling it to bypass traditional dealers.

Nissan faces battery plant cuts, EV hopes fade

2014-09-15 14:41

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is preparing to cut battery manufacturing in a reversal of its electric car plans, that has reopened deep divisions with alliance partner Renault.

Infiniti Q50 turbo joins growing SA range

22/10/2014 06:55 Four months have slipped by since the Infiniti Q50 supersedan was launched in KZN for South African buyers. What might be called the baby of the family has now arrived: the Q50 2.0 turbopetrol.

TOPCAR

Update: Peugeot 3008

20/01/2012 08:41 Wayne takes his Peugoet 3008 on a journey to discover what more the pudgy Frenchie has to offer.

Style upgrade for rugged Pajero in SA

Mitsubishi SA has launched a spruced-up version of its Pajero 4x4 diesel range with a exterior and cabin enhancements, including a tech upgrade. We have a gallery, prices and specs.

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