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

SA vehicle quality: Most common car problems revealed

2017-11-02 12:00

Fuel consumption, performance issues, audio malfunctions.. the annual Ipsos car quality survey reveals some of the biggest problems reported by SA car owners.

Google-bred Waymo aims to shift robotic cars into next gear

2017-10-31 12:19

Google's self-driving car spin-off is accelerating its efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to shift into its next gear and safely transport people without requiring a human to take over in an emergency

'Dieselgate' costs choke Volkswagen profits

2017-10-30 08:09

Net profits tumbled in the third quarter at Volkswagen as the world's biggest carmaker booked higher-than-expected charges related to the "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal.

Subaru says uncertified staff inspected its cars

2017-10-28 12:22

Subaru said it allowed uncertified staff to do inspections on some vehicles for more than three decades, becoming the latest Japanese firm dented by a quality scandal.

Ford recalls big vans; wiring issue could cause fires

2017-10-26 11:58

Ford is recalling over 73 000 full-sized vans in North America to fix a wiring problem that could cause fires and other electrical issues.

Scandal-hit Japan automakers eye return to 'golden age'

2017-10-26 08:39

Repeated quality scandals, stiff foreign competition and lagging technology have knocked Japan's auto giants off pole position but analysts say the once world-beating sector could yet steer itself to a comeback.

Nissan executive bows to apologise for inspections scandal

2017-10-25 12:01

Nissan executive bows to apologise for inspections problems, as scandals overshadow Tokyo Motor Show.

Diesel refit brakes Daimler profits in third quarter

2017-10-24 11:19

Profits at the world's biggest luxury carmaker Daimler slipped in the third quarter, the company reported , sapped by a recall and measures to reduce harmful emissions from diesel cars.

Singapore to freeze number of cars on its roads

2017-10-24 10:56

Singapore, one of the most expensive places in the world to buy a vehicle, has announced it will freeze the number of private cars on its roads from next year but vowed to expand public transport.

Emissions scandal: US, California approve fix for 38 000 VW diesels

2017-10-24 08:13

The United States and California has approved a fix for 38 000 Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi SUVs with diesel engines that were cheating on emissions tests.

EU raids automaker BMW in post-Dieselgate cartel case

2017-10-24 08:11

EU antitrust regulators have raided the offices of automaker BMW in Munich, the company said Friday, in a fresh blow to the beleaguered German car industry.

Tesla to build wholly-owned Shanghai plant: WSJ

2017-10-23 07:28

Tesla has reached an agreement with Shanghai authorities that would make it the first foreign automaker to build its own plant in China, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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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