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

German prosecutors probe BMW diesel cheating claims

2017-12-08 11:08

German prosecutors on Thursday said they have opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that luxury carmaker BMW used a defeat device to cheat diesel emissions tests in at least one of its models.

EU wins powers to spot-check vehicles, fine automakers

2017-12-07 19:40

The EU gained new powers to spot-check vehicles and fine automakers under tougher rules agreed after the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal.

Judge sends VW manager to prison for 7 years in diesel scam

2017-12-07 11:18

A judge has sentenced a Volkswagen senior manager to seven years in prison for covering up a scheme to evade pollution limits on US diesel vehicles, calling it an astonishing fraud on consumers.

500 000th engine for Ford PE factory, Ranger Raptor for SA

2017-12-04 11:00

The Ford Struandale engine factory in Port Elizabeth has reached significant production milestones in 2017 as it gears up for expanded production to support the R3-billion investment in its local operations by Ford.

Scandal-hit Nissan's car sales halved for 2nd month in Japan

2017-12-03 19:03

Nissan's passenger car sales nearly halved in Japan last month, data released on Friday showed, following a 55% drop the previous month as it struggle with a damaging inspection scandal.

GM recalling 1 million cars in China

2017-12-01 17:29

US auto giant General Motors and its partners in China will recall nearly one million vehicles over a fuel tank issue, a Chinese regulator said in Friday.

Uber facing US probe on allegations of espionage

2017-11-29 12:04

A US federal criminal investigation into alleged espionage at Uber has indefinitely delayed a trial over whether the beleaguered ride-hailing service stole self-driving car technology from a Google spinoff.

Jeep Compass SUVs recalled: 'Airbag can shoot loose fasteners'

2017-11-23 08:00

Fiat Chrysler is recalling certain Jeep Compass SUVs because the passenger airbag could shoot loose fasteners.

Polestar starts construction of state-of-the-art Production Centre

2017-11-20 13:37

Polestar has announced that construction of its new state-of-the-art Production Centre has begun in Chengdu, China, where the company's first model, the Polestar 1, will be produced.

Singapore rolls out tough measures to keep cars off the roads

2017-11-20 09:14

In the battle against the car, space-starved Singapore has deployed road tolls, massive spending on public transport, and a licence fee that bumps the cost of an average vehicle to more than $80 000.

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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