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Should Tesla's autopilot cars be allowed on public roads following crashes?

2017-07-19 09:01

'We need to build safeguards into the emerging industry for driverless cars,' writes Toby Walsh, Professor of AI at UNSW, as he speaks on Tesla's autopilot technology.

Elon Musk speaks on that time Top Gear tried to ruin Tesla

2017-07-17 14:03

Elon Musk shares his thoughts on the time Top Gear slated the Tesla roadster and the court battle that followed...

Motoring weekend wrap: Ford bakkie crashes into pool, New Jaguar E-Pace for SA

2017-07-15 08:30

What a week it has been! From a Ford bakkies splashing into a backyard pool to Jaguar's new E-Pace performing a record-setting aerial stunt, we list the top 10 motoring stories you shouldn't miss.

Elon Musk unveils Tesla's first production Model 3

2017-07-09 11:31

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed images of its production Model 3, its first electric car for the masses. What's more, Musk says the EV is headed for South Africa.

Tesla loses spot as most valuable automaker in US

2017-07-07 06:49

A bad week in an otherwise stellar year has knocked Tesla from the top perch as the nation's most valuable automaker.

WATCH: Porsche spins out trying to chase Tesla

2017-06-29 07:30

Tesla 1 - Porsche 0, at least for this owner, whose dashcam captured a Porsche Cayman driver lose control of his sports car while trying to keep up with the electric car.

Future of mobility: 9 ways car brands are investing in change

2017-06-09 10:33

Self-driving cars, concierge services, ride-sharing... car brands and automotive companies are changing the way they do business.

Investors pick Tesla's promise over GM's steady profits

2017-06-02 11:35

Investors are ignoring General Motors' size, history and profits in favour of Tesla's promise, reports the Associated Press.

Tesla recalling cars to address brake defect

2017-04-21 07:15

Tesla is recalling 53 000 cars to address a manufacturing defect that could prevent parking brakes from releasing, reports the automaker.

China car dilemma: Beijing wants electric, buyers want SUVs

2017-04-17 09:23

Automakers face a dilemma in China, where regulators are pressing them to sell electric cars but consumers want fuel-guzzling SUVs.

 

Tesla driver recants, says autopilot not to blame for crash

2017-07-18 09:30

A Tesla driver says his car's partially self-driving autopilot system wasn't responsible for a crash in Minnesota, despite what he initially told investigators.

Elon Musk talks cars and humanity's fate

2017-07-17 07:39

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned a bipartisan gathering of US governors that more regulation is needed of artificial intelligence because it's a 'fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization'.

2018 North American Car of the Year: Tesla Model 3 only 'US' car in contention

2017-07-12 08:42

Tesla's Model 3 could be crowned the 2018 North American Car of the Year in a group dominated by Japanese and German vehicles in the US.

Elon Musk's Tesla to build world's largest battery in Australia

2017-07-08 11:26

Elon Musk's Tesla will build what the maverick entrepreneur claims is the world's largest lithium ion battery within 100 days, making good on a Twitter promise to ease South Australia's energy woes.

June recap: 5 of the best Wheels24 Instagram videos

2017-06-30 15:04

From a Porsche 911 GTS to a BMW M4 Champion Edition, we've collated the top five videos from our Instagram account. Here's your chance to indulge in all things motoring.

Driver in fatal Tesla autopilot crash 'warned repeatedly'

2017-06-21 07:41

The driver killed in the 2016 crash of a Tesla Model S took his hands off the wheel while using autopilot despite repeated warnings not to do so, investigators have found.

Pros and cons of electric vehicles in SA - reader

2017-06-06 10:12

'I truly believe that electric cars are the future,' writes Dewald Carsterns as he lists the pros and cons of electric vehicles.

The most ridiculous car mashups you'll ever see

2017-05-18 08:55

Car cross-breeding or merging cars together can be an exciting idea, however, not all mashups would have the desired effect of what one would have in mind. Here are some of the craziest car mashups you will ever see.

This man is spending millions to break Elon Musk's Trump ties

2017-04-17 16:35

The uproar over advising President Donald Trump has died down and Elon Musk continues to dazzle fans and confound naysayers, except one person with a mission.

Tesla's Musk: plans for semi-truck launch

2017-04-14 14:12

Tesla founder Elon Musk says the electric car startup is set to launch its first semi-truck in September, moving for the first time into that segment.

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