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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.

Car Industry News

Tesla's Musk says stress, overwork taking heavy toll

2018-08-17 08:30

Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking company private.

SA bakkie milestone: The 500 000th Ford Ranger bakkie rolls off the line

2018-08-14 14:33

Ford's Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the assembly of the 500 000th Ranger bakkie.

Escaping the 'wild swings' of the stock market: Why Elon Musk should take Tesla private

2018-08-14 11:46

Elon Musk hopes to take Tesla private, eight years after the automaker’s initial public offering. The news immediately created a buzz in financial markets and Tesla’s share price soared.

Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO Musk reveals Saudi link

2018-08-14 09:04

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's elaboration on his plan to engineer a buyout of the electric car maker could see the Silicon Valley maverick head into legal trouble.

South Korea bans driving BMWs under recall due to fires

2018-08-14 07:27

South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component.

Tesla board evaluating CEO Elon Musk's $72- billion bid to take company private

2018-08-08 18:14

A group of Tesla board members says it is evaluating CEO and chairman Elon Musk's $72- billion proposal to take the Electric car and solar panel maker private

German automaker Daimler halts Iran activities over US sanctions

2018-08-07 15:00

German automaker Daimler said it was halting its business activities in Iran after the United States re-imposed sanctions on Tehran.

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to take on Uber

2018-08-07 14:40

Indian ride-hailing company Ola announced that it is to launch services in Britain, expanding its foray abroad and intensifying its battle with US rival Uber.

US testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems

2018-08-07 08:51

Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, a US insurance industry group warns.

BMW Korea apologises over engine fires caused by hardware problem

2018-08-06 11:49

BMW's Korean unit apologised over engine fires that prompted recalls and an investigation, seeking to allay concerns over images of cars engulfed in flames.

US president Trump proposes car-mileage rollback; states sue in protest

2018-08-03 09:33

The Trump administration is proposing to roll back Obama-era mileage standards that are designed to make cars more fuel efficient and reduce pollution.

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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