'Played the fool' Angry car owners slam VW emissions deal

2016-10-19 07:53

Angry Volkswagen owners say a $10-billion settlement doesn't adequately compensate them for the German automaker's emissions cheating scandal.

VW posts year’s biggest sales gain

2016-10-14 14:15

Volkswagen has posted its biggest monthly sales gain this year as a surge in China offset a drop in Brazil in a sign the automaker is overcoming the emissions scandal.

320 new robots to ease new Volkswagen model assembly

2016-10-10 14:37

320 new robots have been installed at the Volkswagen Body Shop as part of the new major investments in the Uitenhage factory.

Your guide to SA vehicle sales: Bakkies, supercars and more

2016-10-04 11:38

Despite a struggling SA automotive market, thousands of vehicles were sold in September. From bakkies to sportscars, we list SA's top-selling vehicles.

SA vehicle sales: Best-selling passenger cars in September

2016-10-04 07:06

Despite severe market pressure thousands of cars were sold in September 2016. We list the best-selling passenger cars in SA.

Emissions scandal: Renault promises total cooperation

2016-10-01 12:45

French automaker Renault said it would cooperate fully in a government probe into emissions cheating that has rocked the European car industry.

2016 Paris motor show: 10 awesome car pics

2016-09-30 08:23

Global automakers are showing off new electric vehicles at the Paris motor show as they look ahead to a world of tighter environmental standards on emissions.

Emissions scandal: Audi tech chief resigns after links to 'dieselgate'

2016-09-27 07:45

Audi's head of technical development stepped down "with immediate effect" after being accused of involvement in Volkswagen's "dieselgate" scandal.

Reckless taxi drivers, cops jamming to Mandoza... 10 stories you should not miss

2016-09-23 13:53

From reckless taxi drivers in SA to a clip of two traffic cops jamming to are the top 10 motoring stories of this week.


Electric Beetle Challenge

2016-09-21 10:01
This Beetle will run from Pretoria to Cape Town on solar power alone.

This Beetle will run from Pretoria to Cape Town on solar power alone.

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VW overcomes scandal with sales boost

2016-10-16 07:40

Volkswagen posted its biggest monthly sales gain this year as a surge in China offset a drop in Brazil and eroding market share in Europe in a sign that the car maker is overcoming the emissions-cheating scandal.

VW launches special edition Polo: New Storm hits SA

2016-10-12 07:02

Volkswagen has enhanced its best-selling Polo Vivo range with the addition of a visually striking special edition in SA, the new Storm.

Special edition VW: New Polo Beats in SA

2016-10-05 08:02

Volkswagen has teamed-up with US audio specialist, BeatsAudio, for a special edition Polo in South Africa, it's called the Beats.

Best-selling bakkies in SA: Hilux reigns supreme in September

2016-10-04 07:22

Despite the ongoing slump in vehicle sales, South Africans continue to purchase thousands of bakkies. We list the best-selling bakkies for September 2016.

SA vehicle sales: Huge declines in September

2016-10-04 06:49

'The automotive industry reflected sharp falls in domestic new vehicle sales', reports the SA Department of Trade & Industry commenting on car and bakkie sales for September 2016.

Paris motor show: 'The future is electric' says VW

2016-09-30 08:52

Several automakers debuted electric vehicles, with some capable of reaching 400km on battery-power, at the 2016 Paris motor show.

VW scandal spreading to Audi

2016-09-27 10:30

Volkswagen’s attempts to contain the fallout from the emissions cheating have suffered a setback after Audi lost a key engineer tainted by the scandal.

Three easy steps to buying a car on a budget

2016-09-25 07:00

'If you drive a sedan or SUV, the thought of shrinking your wheels can be painful,' writes Justus Visagie who shares advice on buying a new car on a budget.

Emissions scandal: Investors seek €8.2-billion from VW

2016-09-21 13:34

Volkswagen investors have filed 1400 lawsuits seeking €8.2-billion compensation from the automaker due to its emissions cheating scandal.

At 328km/h this is the world's fastest VW Beetle

2016-09-21 08:18

A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle has set a new speed record at the World of Speed at Lake Bonneville in Utah, USA. It can reach an incredible 328km/h!

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