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.

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Tough times for town VW built from scratch

2015-10-02 11:29

The town that Volkswagen built from scratch girds for tough times in wake of emissions scandal.

Sweden to send VW pollution tax bill?

2015-10-02 09:27

Sweden may send a tax bill to Volkswagen for undeclared pollution of its diesel vehicles after it admitted fitting some 11 million with pollution cheating devices.

Emissions scandal: Volkswagen recall 'likely'

2015-10-01 20:42

The US Environmental Protection Agency said that a recall of affected Volkswagen diesel cars in the automaker's ongoing emissions scandal would 'likely' take place.

Volkswagen scandal: UK sales suspended

2015-10-01 20:32

Volkswagen has suspended the sale of around 4000 vehicles in Britain due to software at the centre of its emissions scandal.

Olympic host Rio bans Uber

2015-10-01 08:21

Rio de Janeiro, set to host the 2016 Olympic Games, has become the first city in Brazil to ban the use of e-hailing service Uber.

VW crisis: 700 000 SEAT cars affected too

2015-09-30 11:14

700 000 vehicles from Volkswagen's Spanish unit, SEAT, are among the 11-million models involved in the automaker's emissions scandal.

VW to extend emissions probe to Brazil

2015-09-30 09:51

Volkswagen's internal investigation of rigged emissions tests will extend to a diesel-powered model it sells in Brazil, a senior executive said on Tuesday.

Emissions scandal: Affected VWs to be recalled

2015-09-30 09:07

Crisis-hit Volkswagen revealed a plan to refit millions of vehicles affected by a worldwide emission-cheating scam, says the new chief.

VW's German hometown 'freezes' budget

2015-09-29 15:07

Volkswagen's home town of Wolfsburg, Germany has imposed an immediate freeze on spending and hiring in case its finances are hit by the massive pollution test scam.

Engaging honestly: VW failed the test

2015-09-29 09:05

'Consumers don't want false promises,' writes IMD professor Francisco Szekely in response to VW's emissions scandal.

VW chief heads to EU for crisis talks

2015-09-29 09:26

A top executive for embattled Volkswagen will hold talks in Brussels with a senior EU official on Tuesday in an effort to soothe tensions before European ministers discuss the car testing scandal.

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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BMW 40 years of 3 Series

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

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