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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

End of an era: GM plant shuts down in Australia after 90 years

2017-10-20 08:11

Australian car making comes to a halt on Friday after 90 years when the last Holden will roll off the production line at the GM plant.

Nissan to suspend production for Japan market amid inspection scandal

2017-10-19 12:53

Nissan said it was suspending all production destined for the local market, as Japan's number-two automaker grapples with a mounting inspection scandal that has already seen it recall some 1.2 million vehicles.

Kobe steel crisis: What next for automakers?

2017-10-17 13:56

Kobe steel supplies eight of the world’s biggest car companies. And it’s been lying to them.

Tesla sacks hundreds of workers on Model 3 stall: source

2017-10-17 11:20

Tesla Motors, which recently missed its production target on the high-profile "Model 3," has dismissed hundreds of employees following annual performance reviews, a person familiar with the matter said.

Should you Dodge Chryslers or not in SA?

2017-10-17 08:45

“An American icon quits South Africa but are its legacy products worth investing in?” asks Lance Branquinho as Dodge and Chrylser will no longer be available locally.

Mercedes to recall thousands of cars, part of huge Daimler airbag fix

2017-10-17 07:18

German automaker Daimler is recalling more than a million vehicles, including Mercedes, due to a problem with the airbags, reports a company spokesman.

BMW recalls 85 000 SUVs - passenger airbag may not inflate in crash

2017-10-14 10:27

BMW is recalling more than 85 000 SUVs in the US because a mat that detects front-seat passengers can fail and stop the airbag from inflating in a crash

Tesla recalls 11 000 Model X SUVs

2017-10-13 08:31

Tesla said that it is recalling Model X sport utility vehicles to fix second-row seat-backs which might shift forward during crashes.

Norway seeks 'Tesla tax' on electric cars

2017-10-13 08:16

Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, on Thursday proposed a "Tesla tax" aimed at cutting a tax advantage granted to large electric cars in a heavily criticised move.

Chrysler, Dodge will 'no longer be available' in SA

2017-10-06 23:36

Chrysler and Dodge vehicles will no longer be available in South Africa. Despite the exit of these brands, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has planned a new model offensive.

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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