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Top new models for SA

From Renault's new Alaskan bakkie to the latest models at the Frankfurt motor show bound for SA.

Electric cars in SA

The debate on whether or not Electric Vehicles (EV) are viable in South Africa rages on.

Car Industry News

Subaru recalls 400 000 cars in Japan

2017-11-16 22:33

Subaru recalled nearly 400 000 vehicles from its domestic market on Thursday due to an inspection scandal - the latest to hit the beleaguered Japanese car industry.

GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go farther

2017-11-15 21:08

General Motors is telling investors its next generation of electric vehicles will cost the company 30% less than current ones.

Volkswagen managers' offices searched amid pay probe

2017-11-15 11:27

Investigators have searched the offices of two senior Volkswagen executives and the company's influential employee council chief in an operation apparently related to a probe of pay for employee representatives.

BMW loses appeal of $158-million fine by Swiss competition watchdog

2017-11-12 11:37

BMW will have to pay a $158-million fine that Swiss competition authorities imposed on the German automaker five years ago after Switzerland's top court said that it had rejected its appeal.

BMW, Mercedes and Porsche to be fined $63-million in emission rule breaches

2017-11-12 09:40

South Korea plans to hit Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Porsche with a total of $63-million in fines for violating emission rules, its environment ministry said.

Opel reveals its 2020 vision: Return to profit, new models for SA

2017-11-09 11:13

Opel unveiled its plan to jump start its financial performance with a return to profit in 2020 without factory closures or forced job cuts. What about South Africa?

Cars to drive oil demand growth - OPEC

2017-11-09 10:19

The outlook looks bright for oil-producing nations and automakers, OPEC said on Tuesday, as the cartel expects a surge in car ownership in the developing world to far outweigh the adoption of electric vehicles over the coming two decades.

EU pushes cut in car emissions, boost for electric vehicles

2017-11-08 21:55

The European Commission is pushing a plan that would reduce car-generated carbon dioxide emissions by 30% by 2030, and boost electric car use by making them cheaper and easier to charge

BMW recalls 1-million cars due to fire risk, recommends parking outside

2017-11-04 12:09

BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two US recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood, and it's recommending that they be parked outdoors until repairs are made.

Ford invests R3-billion to build more bakkies in SA: Ranger Raptor to be locally built

2017-11-03 13:15

Ford will invest R3-billion to expand production capacity at its Silverton factory to meet growing local and international demand for its Ranger bakkie. The Ranger Raptor will be built in SA!

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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