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

Daimler cuts profit forecast, blaming US-China tariffs

2018-06-21 07:53

German luxury carmaker Daimler on Wednesday cut its profit forecast for 2018, blaming new tariffs on cars exported from the United States to China, amid lingering fears of a trade war between the world's biggest economies.

Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks: Long list of organisations that "want Tesla to die" - Musk

2018-06-20 21:17

A former employee hacked into computers at Tesla's Nevada battery factory, stole confidential information and combined it with falsehoods in leaks to the media, the electric automaker alleged in a federal lawsuit.

Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

2018-06-18 11:27

German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.

WATCH: Are you safe in an SUV? Safety tests reveal vehicle design flaws - IIHS

2018-06-15 09:26

Certain SUVs have major flaws which when involved in a collision can be extremely detrimental to passengers. A video by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety exposes some design flaws.

To help embattled cabbies, New York drops 'Taxi of the Future' plan

2018-06-13 21:08

New York City officials have decided to allow taxi drivers, reeling under heavy competition from Uber and Lyft, to continue driving traditional yellow cabs rather than forcing them to switch to a so-called "Taxi of the Future."

Volkswagen to pay Vermont car owners $6.5-million in emissions lawsuit

2018-06-13 20:58

The state of Vermont and people who bought certain Volkswagen diesel models that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests will be getting a total of $6.5-million from the automaker.

Nissan expects to raise market share in SA

2018-06-13 14:42

Nissan expects to raise its market share in South Africa to 'more than 15%' by selling fewer bakkies and more passenger cars, according to Peyman Kargar, chairman of Nissan’s operations in Africa, Middle East and India.

1 million and not out - VW reaches record engine milestone in SA

2018-06-12 08:37

Volkswagen SA reached a historical milestone in June when it produced its one millionth EA111 engine, used to power its popular Polo and Polo Vivo.

Daimler ordered to recall 238 000 diesel cars fitted 'software that turns off emissions controls'

2018-06-11 20:15

Germany's transport minister says the government is ordering automaker Daimler to immediately recall 238 000 vehicles equipped with "software that turns off emissions controls under certain conditions."

Malaysia PM floats new national car project

2018-06-11 12:25

Malaysia's newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad floated the possibility of a national car project, despite the problems of a similar endeavour started during his previous term decades ago.

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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