Diesel crisis: Car emissions tests vs real world

New cars are spewing out on average of 40% more carbon dioxide than laboratory tests show, according reports. It seems many automakers are cheating...

BMW 40 years of 3 Series

BMW celebrates 40 years of its iconic 3 Series with a new generation in South Africa.


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.

'MCity' school opens for autonomous cars

2015-07-21 08:16

Moveable building facades and pedestrian dummies - just two hazards autonomous cars must navigate at Michigan Uni's Sim City.

New Ford filters not to be sneezed at

2015-07-21 05:13

Suffer from the sniffles? Then you're more likely to be involved in a collision. Ford has an answer for 'driving blind' allergy sufferers.

Electric Leaf for 'green city' initiative

2015-07-17 10:14

Nissan's Leaf battery-car will be the driving force force behind the English city of Bristol during its year-long stint as Europe’s 'Green Capital'.

Toyota Mirai sets no-exhaust road record

2015-07-03 11:08

Toyota has touted its hydrogen-powered sedan, the Mirai, as the future of frugal commuting. See how far it can go on a tank...

Coming soon: Tesla's Model X

2015-06-10 08:14

Tesla is on track with its third model. First deliveries of its new SUV, the Model X, will arrive in just a few months.

Tiny kingdom chasing clean-cars lead

2015-06-10 07:06

A tiny Himalayan kingdom on the Chinese border has the power - literally - to lead the world in electric cars - but for one problem...

Nissan launches 7-seat battery NV-200

2015-06-09 11:06

Nissan UK has launched a seven-seat battery NV-200 which goes on sale in July. Why? Because customers were asking for it.

Spruced Range Rover Sport in SA

21-08-2015 09:17 Land Rover’s most dynamic model, the Range Rover Sport, gains a new variant in SA - the Range Rover Sport HST. The automaker has also spruced its entire Sport range...

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