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New Megane RS, SA bound Porsche 911 GT3... #FrankfurtMotorshow2017 Day 2

2017-09-13 09:00

From Renault's showcasing its new Megane RS to the new SA bound Porsche 911 GT3, take a look at some of the cars revealed on day 2 of the #FrankfurtMotorshow2017.

German automakers to give 5 million diesel cars new software

2017-08-02 22:40

Germany's transport minister says the country's automakers have committed to fit more than 5 million diesel cars with updated software to reduce harmful emissions.

And SA's top vehicle brands for customer service are...

2017-07-28 15:44

Buying a car should be a pleasure, so which automakers make sure you drive off with a smile? The latest Ipsos SA vehicle quality awards have been released.

Opel CEO steps down ahead of sale to PSA Group

2017-06-13 10:17

The CEO of General Motor's Opel subsidiary says he is stepping down ahead of the unit's sale to France's PSA Group.

Ferrari wins a race, Toyota's double-cab obsession... Best and worst of March 2017

2017-03-31 12:21

With March coming to an end, Wheels24 columnist Lance Branquinho takes a look at the five top stories of the month.

SA Car of the Year: 'A terrifically tough call for Volkswagen'

2017-03-21 12:02

'It was a terrifically tough call for Volkswagen but hearty congratulations to Opel nonetheless,' writes Alex Parker as he shares his views on the SA Car of the Year competition.

A worthy winner? Opel Astra takes 2017 Car of the Year crown

2017-03-16 07:52

For the first time in a few years, the 2017 WesBank South African Car Of The Year competition winner is not a high-end premium vehicle.

Peugeot-Citroen buys Opel-Vauxhall for $1.3-billion

2017-03-06 09:06

French carmaker PSA announced the acquisition of General Motors' European subsidiary, which includes the Opel and Vauxhall brands, for €1.3-billion.

France's PSA seeks to be 'European car champion' with Opel

2017-02-23 13:09

The chairman of French automaker PSA Group wants to create a 'European car champion' with the purchase of General Motors' European car business.

Driving on SA beaches? Better have a lawyer on speed dial

2017-01-24 11:30

Though other coastal countries make provision for driving along beaches, doing it in SA can get you fined up to R500 000!

 

As it happened: Opel's world premieres at Frankfurt

2017-09-12 09:00

Opel premieres three new cars to the world at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show. Watch the model reveals as it happened.

PSA completes Opel takeover ahead of schedule

2017-08-01 11:37

French automaker PSA said it had completed, ahead of schedule, the takeover of rival brands Opel and Vauxhall which makes the group Europe's second-biggest carmaker after Volkswagen.

Opel SA revises Corsa line-up: 'Price drops across the range'

2017-07-05 08:14

Opel has revised its local Corsa range, with improved specifications for some variants and reduced prices across the range.

Germans hit brakes on car-buying in April

2017-05-03 19:01

Sales of new cars to German consumers and businesses fell sharply in April compared with the same month in 2016, official figures showed Wednesday.

'Doesn't matter which car wins' - Readers respond to Opel Astra as SA Car of the Year

2017-03-27 14:25

'All round a stunning car!, 'You must be kidding?', 'Opel doesn't even come close to the Tiguan.' Wheels24 readers share their views on the 2017 SA Car of the Year winner.

French emissions probe clears Opel; others accused of fraud

2017-03-20 17:48

French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles.

Peugeot buys Opel: How does a German automaker become French?

2017-03-07 08:06

As the automotive industry goes about its latest show and tell meet at the Geneva motor show, the European car industry’s greatest change in decades has been inked.

Best and worst motoring moments in February 2017

2017-02-28 06:44

From Lamborghini's future road cars, to Ferrari's name fail and Opel's up for sale. Lance Branquinho looks at the top 5 motoring moments of February.

The Opel Mokka X is ready for the open road

2017-02-07 07:26

The Opel Mokka X boasts a new suffix and a few interior and exterior tweaks, Sean Parker drives the automaker's top-end 'Cosmo' version, here are his thoughts.

SA car of the Year: Which finalist is leading the race?

2017-01-18 07:40

With the evaluation days for the 2017 SA Car of the Year fast approaching, we find out which of the 10 finalists is leading our reader poll. Which car do you think should be crowned Car of the Year?

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