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Most targeted cars, bakkies in SA

Crime stats reveal which vehicles are most targeted by criminals in South Africa. Your car or bakkie could be on the hit-list...

Industry News

Tesla slips back into red but revenue grows

2017-02-24 12:58

Tesla reported that it slipped back into the red in the recently ended quarter while revenue revved, with orders for some of electric car models hitting record highs.

France's PSA seeks to be 'European car champion' with Opel

2017-02-23 13:09

The chairman of French automaker PSA Group wants to create a 'European car champion' with the purchase of General Motors' European car business.

Ford SA makes a plan: 'Extended cover' for ALL Kuga SUVs

2017-02-23 10:37

Ford South Africa has announced an extended cover plan for its Kuga SUVs following more than 45 incidents of its popular model catching fire.

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to step down, stay as chairman: company

2017-02-23 08:13

Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will step down as chief executive at the Japanese automaker but will remain chairman as he focuses on its alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi.

#Budget2017: Naamsa responds to Gordhan's speech

2017-02-22 17:09

'Naamsa would have preferred to have seen more emphasis on a number of priorities including the imperative of cuts in government expenditure,' says the organisation's president Mike Whitfield.

Chrysler recalls some cars for loose bolts

2017-02-20 10:44

Yet another vehicle recall as been announced, as Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some cars for loose driveshaft bolts.

Kuga crisis: Ford SA can still repair its brand

2017-02-20 09:57

'Ford cannot afford to let its reputation be tarnished any further. It’s time to stop the Ford Kuga bleed,' writes UCT professors Mlenga Jere and Raymond van Niekerk on Ford SA's Kuga SUV crisis.

Toyota orders worldwide recall of fuel-cell Mirai vehicles

2017-02-16 09:58

Toyota said it is recalling all the Mirai fuel-cell vehicles it has sold globally due to a software glitch that can shut off its hydrogen-powered system.

More than 170 000 Mazdas recalled because seats 'can suddenly change angles'

2017-02-16 08:46

Mazda is recalling about 174 000 small cars in the US because the seats can suddenly change angles, making the cars hard to drive.

Volvo Car's industrial site hit by 'violent' fire

2017-02-15 14:46

A fire broke out inside the world's largest Volvo Cars industrial site in Gothenburg, authorities said, prompting an evacuation of the industrial premises.

BMW recalls over 40 000 cars in China for faulty airbags

2017-02-15 09:31

German luxury automaker BMW will recall around 41 500 vehicles in China due to faulty airbags, according to the country's quality regulator.

Arrived in SA: Mercedes lifts lid on C-Class cabriolet

19-10-2016 14:12 Mercedes-Benz' C-Class Cabriolet has finally arrived in South Africa, we have prices, details and a gallery.

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Here's how easy it is to hack a car

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