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

With the new year in full swing, we take a look at some of the top-selling vehicles in SA by segment for December 2017.

Car Industry News

SA consumers cautioned ahead of VAT, fuel levy increases

2018-03-20 14:00

April will see a number of number of budgetary pronouncements hit SA motorists, including increases in the fuel levy and VAT pushing up car prices.

Ford SA recall: Thousands of Focus, Kuga and vans affected by 'clutch issue'

2018-03-20 11:55

Ford SA is recalling vehicles fitted with manual gearboxes that could be at risk of a 'clutch pressure plate fracture, with a risk of fire'. Models affected include the Focus and Kuga...

'End of the ‘Taj Mahal’ dealerships' - 4 challenges facing motor retailers in SA

2018-03-20 08:32

'The speed of change in the overall commercial environment is accelerating and motor retailers must adapt quickly,' writes Eric Scoble as he outlines four challenges facing automotive retailers in SA.

Ford pledges to revamp ageing product line, add SUVs, by 2020

2018-03-16 09:31

Ford, with a sagging US market share and one of the oldest vehicle lineups in the industry, is promising to revamp three-quarters of its models in the next two years.

Lawsuits accuse automakers of faulty airbags, recall delays

2018-03-14 19:44

Three class action lawsuits allege that General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes knew of problems with exploding Takata airbag inflators yet waited years to issue recalls.

Ford recalls almost 1.4-million cars - 'steering wheel can come loose'

2018-03-14 19:40

Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million midsize cars in the US as the steering wheel can detach from the steering column and drivers could lose control.

Lambo hits production milestone - 10 000th Huracan rolls off the line

2018-03-13 19:11

Lamborghini Huracan number 10 000 rolls off the assembly line, marking a production milestone for the V10 supercar.

'Great day for clean air' German court rules that cities can ban diesel cars

2018-03-13 14:29

Handing environmentalists a landmark victory, a German court ruled that cities can ban diesel cars and trucks to combat air pollution.

Volkswagen boss vows to be 'part of solution' on diesel

2018-03-13 14:13

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the automaker had "an excellent year" last year and is committed to addressing concerns about diesel pollution.

Opel, Peugeot to build cars in Namibia

2018-03-13 08:04

Groupe PSA and the Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) have signed a joint-venture agreement to start a factory in Walvis Bay.

VWs using more diesel, failing pollution tests after recalls: study

2018-03-12 07:18

Volkswagen vehicles recalled and fixed after the worldwide 'dieselgate' emissions cheating scandal are using more fuel and still failing pollution tests, according to a study by Australia's peak motoring body released Monday.

Bavarian battle: BMW, Audi car sales in SA

07/03/2018 09:43 'They might be neighbours in Germany but they are bitter rivals here. Is the junior German luxury brand gaining on BMW in SA?' asks Lance Branquinho as he compares BMW and Audi's local sales.
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