New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

Fuel wrap: Petrol and diesel bans, emissions scandal

2017-08-07 07:00

Rouel van Nelson

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Cape Town - Fuel will always be an issue of interest to motorists and with that in mind, we take a look at all stories relating to fuel so far in August.

Petrol and diesel bans?

As more governments look to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars in coming years, experts are assessing how realistic the plans are.

Also, a German Volkswagen executive is scheduled to plead guilty in Detroit in a scheme to cheat emission rules on nearly 600 000 diesel vehicles.

With it being reported that petrol and diesel engines could be banned in Europe as early as 2025, we also looked at what that could mean for SA road users.

That said, here is your fuel wrap for the week: 

1. VW exec to plead guilty in emissions scandal

Image: AP

2. How realistic are plans to ban new petrol and diesel cars?

Image: AP

3. Euro ban on diesel, petrol vehicles: What does it mean for SA?

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4. Ford works with US police agencies after cops sickened by fumes

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