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Most targeted cars, bakkies in SA

Crime stats reveal which vehicles are most targeted by criminals in South Africa. Your car or bakkie could be on the hit-list...

Industry News

Chrysler recalls some cars for loose bolts

2017-02-20 10:44

Yet another vehicle recall as been announced, as Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some cars for loose driveshaft bolts.

Kuga crisis: Ford SA can still repair its brand

2017-02-20 09:57

'Ford cannot afford to let its reputation be tarnished any further. It’s time to stop the Ford Kuga bleed,' writes UCT professors Mlenga Jere and Raymond van Niekerk on Ford SA's Kuga SUV crisis.

Toyota orders worldwide recall of fuel-cell Mirai vehicles

2017-02-16 09:58

Toyota said it is recalling all the Mirai fuel-cell vehicles it has sold globally due to a software glitch that can shut off its hydrogen-powered system.

More than 170 000 Mazdas recalled because seats 'can suddenly change angles'

2017-02-16 08:46

Mazda is recalling about 174 000 small cars in the US because the seats can suddenly change angles, making the cars hard to drive.

Volvo Car's industrial site hit by 'violent' fire

2017-02-15 14:46

A fire broke out inside the world's largest Volvo Cars industrial site in Gothenburg, authorities said, prompting an evacuation of the industrial premises.

BMW recalls over 40 000 cars in China for faulty airbags

2017-02-15 09:31

German luxury automaker BMW will recall around 41 500 vehicles in China due to faulty airbags, according to the country's quality regulator.

Peugeot buys iconic Indian car brand

2017-02-14 09:43

French automaker Peugeot has bought India's most iconic car brand from its maker Hindustan Motors in a deal that signifies the passing of an era in India's motoring history.

Right to Repair: Probe into SA car workshop industry

2017-02-13 13:51

The SA Motor Industry Workshop Association welcomes the Competition Commission’s probe into exclusionary conduct in the local car repair industry.

Buy a Nissan GT-R, get your own technician in SA

2017-02-13 09:09

'Each of our Nissan GT-R customers has an NHPC Technician’s number saved on their phone. They are on first-name basis with the technician,' says Nissan workshop manager Robbie Robert.

VW rejects 'dieselgate' allegations by ex-boss

2017-02-09 07:04

Volkswagen rejected allegations by former boss Ferdinand Piech who reportedly said the automaker was aware of the 'dieselgate'' emissions cheating scam well before the scandal broke.

Toyota, Suzuki join forces for green, safety technology

2017-02-06 11:30

Japanese automakers Toyota and Suzuki say they have decided to work together in ecological and safety technology, a rapidly growing area in the industry.

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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Here's how easy it is to hack a car

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