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SA's 7 worst in-car distractions

'When distracted, drivers’ reaction times are slower and they are much more prone to crash,' says the AA.

Roadblocks in SA: 8 things to know

Can an officer search your car at a roadblock? Do you have the right to film the police? Do you know your rights?

Industry News

Ferrari's new CEO named

2016-05-03 10:04

Sports carmaker Ferrari NV says chairman Sergio Marchionne will take over as CEO, while retaining his position as chairman.

Takata airbag saga: SA affected in global Nissan recall

2016-05-03 09:38

Nissan has said it will recall more than 3.8-million vehicles worldwide because the passenger-side airbag may not deploy in a crash due to a defect in the seat sensor.

Emissions scandal: VW boss apologised to Obama in person

2016-04-29 10:47

Disgraced Volkswagen CEO said Matthias Mueller said he held a "two minute" conversation with US president Barack Obama to apologise for the firm's emissions scandal.

Fiat Chrysler, Google in partnership talks

2016-04-29 10:28

Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership.

Ford unveils new EcoBlue diesel engine

2016-04-29 10:17

Ford has introduced a diesel engine to sit alongside its eco-friendly EcoBoost petrol engines. The 'EcoBlue' 2.0-litre unit will replace the current 2.2 TDCI.

Volkswagen to launch 20 new EVs by 2020

2016-04-28 14:09

In a bid to counter the damage caused by the emissions scandal, Volkswagen will launch 20 new electric vehicles by 2020.

Fuel consumption scandal: Mitsubishi orders down by 50%

2016-04-28 08:22

Mitsubishi Motors, currently in the midst of a fuel-consumption 'cheating' scandal, said that orders in Japan have fallen by 50% since the saga broke.

Fuel consumption scandal: Mitsubishi admits to 'cheating' since 1991

2016-04-26 13:46

Japanese automaker Mitsubishi dropped another bombshell on the automotive industry - it confirms it has been using 'irregular fuel-testing' methods since 1991.

Emissions scandal: VW Germany recall delayed

2016-04-26 11:34

Volkswagen said it would postpone the recalling of its Passat and Golf models, fitted with its emissions-cheating software, in Germany.

More automakers caught in VW emissions scandal

2016-04-25 08:37

Major names in the auto industry found themselves caught in headlights of a global engine-rigging scandal as Volkswagen totted up the costs it faces so far.

Interest rate hike: SA car owners to pay more

28-01-2016 16:27 The recent rate hike will affect SA car owners who have vehicle finance agreements structured around a linked interest rate, reports WesBank.

Inside Wheels24

Emissions scandal: VW boss apologised to Obama in person

Disgraced Volkswagen CEO said Matthias Mueller said he held a "two minute" conversation with US president Barack Obama to apologise for the firm's emissions scandal.

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