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SA's best-selling cars

Continuing its trend as South Africa’s best-selling passenger car, Volkswagen has sold more than 2300 Polo Vivos in March 2017.

How Porsche will help local youths in SA

Porsche SA has opened its new Training Centre in Cape Town which aims to provide opportunities for 75 youths from disadvantaged backgrounds in the auto industry.

Car Industry News

US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

2017-04-29 16:09

The US government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312 000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark.

Daimler profits double on sales of Mercedes-Benz E-Class, SUVs

2017-04-26 09:15

German automaker Daimler AG says is profits doubled in the first three months of the year as sales were boosted by the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV line-up.

Volkswagen to pay $2.8-billion in diesel emission scandal

2017-04-21 17:01

Volkswagen has been ordered to pay a $2.8-billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests.

Tesla recalling cars to address brake defect

2017-04-21 07:15

Tesla is recalling 53 000 cars to address a manufacturing defect that could prevent parking brakes from releasing, reports the automaker.

Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car

2017-04-20 10:33

Volvo Cars, the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker, has announced plans to manufacture an electric car in China for sale worldwide.

Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China

2017-04-19 07:08

Volkswagen plans to launch its first all-electric car in China in 2018 with a local partner as Beijing steps up pressure on automakers to reduce reliance on fuel.

Next-gen crossover SUVs: Audi announces Q4, Q8 production dates and sites

2017-04-12 10:05

Audi has revealed the locations where its new crossover models, the Q8 and Q4, will be built. The smaller Q4 will arrive in 2019.

Uber to restart Taiwan operations after two-month pause

2017-04-11 14:44

Uber said it would relaunch its ride-hailing service in Taiwan following a two-month hiatus on the island after sparring with authorities over legal issues.

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.

Inside Wheels24

Drunk driving in SA: 'Harsh penalties unlikely to reduce number of incidents'

'Harsh penalties could help to engender a feeling of fear of the consequences of drunk driving but are unlikely to reduce the number of incidents,' says Rhys Evans, director of ALCO-Safe.

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