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Would you want to pump your own fuel?

‘One of the strangest things about driving overseas, is having to pump your own fuel. Would you want to?’ asks Lance Branquinho.

Best-selling vehicles in SA

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Car Industry News

Volkswagen has record January on strong China sales

2018-02-17 09:29

Automaker Volkswagen said it had its best January sales on record with a 10% jump over a year ago thanks to rebounds in Brazil and Russia on top of a continuing strong performance in China.

Defective airbags: More than 33 000 Ford Ranger bakkies affected in the US

2018-02-12 20:20

Ford is telling the owners of 33 428 Ranger bakkies in US not to drive them because their Takata airbag inflators may present an extreme danger.

Green cars in spotlight as India eyes electric revolution

2018-02-09 09:42

Electric cars bask in the limelight at India's flagship auto show, where an ambitious plan to phase out polluting clunkers has automakers racing.

Tesla aims to calm fears over Model 3 production

2018-02-08 08:21

A day after launching one of its cars into space, Tesla moved to ease concerns on earth over production delays for its Model 3, the key to future growth for the star electric carmaker.

In court clash, Waymo says Uber decided 'to cheat' to get ahead

2018-02-06 07:43

Two tech giants racing for a lead in autonomous driving clashed in court as former Google car unit Waymo's lawyer argued that Uber's boss deliberately chose "to cheat" to get a leg up on competitors.

EU Commission urges carmakers to 'behave more ethically'

2018-02-06 07:07

The European Union urged carmakers to "behave more ethically" and responsibly, following a scandal over diesel emissions, and revelations of diesel exhaust tests on monkeys and humans.

Porsche to double investment in electric cars

2018-02-06 05:16

German high-end sports car maker Porsche said Monday it would double investments in electrifying its entire range by 2022, as parent company Volkswagen reacts to environmental scandals and new challenges.

A raucous Google-Uber fight is finally heading to trial

2018-02-05 13:40

A Google-bred pioneer in self-driving cars and Uber's beleaguered ride-hailing service are colliding in a courtroom showdown.

Nissan plans 20 electric models for China through 2020

2018-02-05 09:54

Nissan to launch sales of all-electric Leaf in China in 2018, develop 20 electric models with Chinese partner over the next five years.

Honda's profit more than triples on sales growth, tax cut

2018-02-02 10:07

Honda's profit for the fiscal third quarter has more than tripled what the Japanese automaker earned last year as its sales grew and profits got a perk from a US tax cut.

Daimler warns about heavy spending on new car tech

2018-02-01 12:18

German automaker Daimler made lots of money last year - that's a good thing, because the company says it will need to spend heavily in 2018 to keep up with the technological change expected to disrupt the car industry.

Volvo named one of the world’s most ethical companies

13/02/2018 11:56 Volvo Cars, has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute, as a winner in its 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company awards.
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