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Hyundai recalls 883 000 Sonata sedans

2014-07-31 09:53

Hyundai is recalling 883 000 Sonata sedans to fix problems with the gearshift levers - but once again in the industry crisis, South Africa has escaped the scalpel!

How Preston Tucker's Goose was cooked

2014-07-24 19:00

Preston Tucker was a man of vision. Almost 70 years ago he showcased a vehicle that should have sold by the dozen but he was shot down by Big Car in Detroit. Shame...

Detroit nod for plan to escape bankruptcy

2014-07-22 14:45

Detroit's city workers and retirees have agreed to accept the city's debt adjustment plan, which would potentially clear the way to exit bankruptcy.

Harley recalls 66 000 units for brake-lock

2014-07-10 10:19

Harley-Davidson is recalling 66 421 Touring and Custom Vehicle Operations motorcycles due to a dangerous front brake issue.

'Fastest battery car' nears production

2014-06-27 11:53

Detroit Electric made battery cars a century ago. Now it's been recharged and is setting up operations in the UK, Netherlands and Detroit to make 'the world's fastest electric sports car'.

GM top brass cleared in recall probe?

2014-06-05 15:37

General Motors is sighing some relief as senior management is about to be cleared in an internal probe of the automaker's recall crisis to which 13 deaths have been linked, according to reports.

GM's Barra 'apologises' for 13 deaths

2014-04-02 13:00

General Motors’ Mary Barra apologised to the families of 13 victims, who were killed due to allegedly faulty ignition switches in their vehicles, and said the automaker had a "civic responsibility to make things right”.

GM's Barra 'apologises' for 13 deaths

2014-04-02 08:47

General Motors’ Mary Barra apologised to the families of 13 victims, who were killed due to allegedly faulty ignition switches in their vehicles, and said the automaker had a "civic responsibility to make things right”.

US Jeep fuel-tank recall revoked

2014-01-21 09:52

Chrysler faced a rocky 2013 when 2.7-million Jeeps were recalled due to safety issues. Now the long-running investigation has been closed and the recall has been revoked.

And the sexiest car in Detroit is...

2014-01-17 11:29

The 2014 Detroit auto show saw dozens of new models and concepts make their US debut but which was awarded the Best of Show and Sexiest Vehicle titles?

Gallery

From stunning new models to future concepts, check out our 2014 Detroit Auto Show gallery!

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Next-gen Mini JCW debuts in Detroit

2014-01-15 13:30

Mini debuted its new John Cooper Works Concept at the 2014 Detroit Auto show, hinting at the next generation of performance orientated Minis. We have gallery images!

New 911 Targa raises roof at Detroit

2014-01-15 13:16

Porsche has presented the 911 Targa, the latest addition to its iconic 911 sports coupe family, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Image gallery!

Luxury brands sweat under pressure

2014-01-15 09:23

American consumers have a taste for luxury and automakers are rushing to deliver by upgrading cabins, loading fancy features and expanding with stylish new models.

GM top lady faces media baptism

2014-01-14 12:08

General Motors' incoming CEO is hoping that, as the first woman to lead a global automaker, she will inspire young people to pursue a career in science.

VW's Dune Bug hatches in Detroit

2014-01-14 10:50

VW has revealed what could be an addition to its Beetle family at the 2014 Detroit auto show - the Beetle Dune concept. Check out our gallery of this feisty Bug!

Kia stuns with awesome RWD Stinger

2014-01-14 08:24

Kia unveiled its most assertive concept yet when the wraps came off its GT4 Stinger at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Check out our video and gallery!

Detroit show: Spotlight on top cars

2014-01-13 14:47

From penny-pinching first-timers to those for whom price is no object - there's something new for everybody at the 2014 Detroit auto this week. Here are some highlights...

Detroit date for Lexus RC F

2014-01-10 09:40

Lexus will reveal its RC F coupe at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 14. Take an early look, courtesy of a Wheels24 image gallery...

Self-driving cars on the rise

2014-01-02 07:46

Autonomous cars will account for about 9% of global auto sales in 20 years, according to a forecast published by auto industry consultant IHS Automotive.

 

Mini only 'top-rated' in US crash tests

2014-07-30 08:36

Mini's Countryman has come out top among 12 cars in new US frontal crash tests. Do you own one of the 'not-so-goods'?

How Preston Tucker's Goose was cooked

2014-07-24 07:50

Preston Tucker was a man of vision. Almost 70 years ago he showcased a vehicle that should have sold by the dozen but he was shot down by Big Car in Detroit. Shame...

Detroit nod for plan to escape bankruptcy

2014-07-22 09:56

Detroit's city workers and retirees have agreed to accept the city's debt adjustment plan, which would potentially clear the way to exit bankruptcy.

George's Corvette 'home' after 33 years

2014-07-03 09:33

George Tally's 1979 Chevrolet Corvette was stolen in Detroit, Michigan in 1981. Now, 33 years later, he's got it back... so how did that happen?

Detroit rolls dice by relying on casino cash

2014-06-08 15:00

Detroit's reliance on casino cash to help fund a recovery from the city's historic bankruptcy is a high-risk bet on what is an increasingly shaky source of income.

Cararachnophobia: Another Mazda recall

2014-04-08 10:11

Itsy bitsy spiders are climbing up Mazda fuel tanks again. Mazda US recalled thousands of cars three years ago to cure an arachnid problem. Now the creepies are back...

GM's Barra 'apologises' for 13 deaths

2014-04-02 12:59

General Motors’ Mary Barra apologised to the families of 13 victims, who were killed due to allegedly faulty ignition switches.

US Jeep fuel-tank recall revoked

2014-01-21 12:15

Chrysler faced a rocky 2013 when 2.7-million Jeeps were recalled due to safety issues. The investigation has been closed.

And the sexiest car in Detroit is...

2014-01-17 11:34

Find out which vehicle was awarded the Best of Show and Sexiest Vehicle titles at the 2014 Detroit auto show.

And the sexiest car in Detroit is...

2014-01-17 10:51

The 2014 Detroit auto show saw dozens of new models and concepts make their US debut but which was awarded the Best of Show and Sexiest Vehicle titles?

Gallery

The 2014 Detroit Auto Show gives us a preview of new models, concepts and facelifts that we can look forward to in the future. Browse through our gallery to feast your eyes on all the exciting cars.

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VW's Dune Bug hatches in Detroit

2014-01-15 13:30

VW has revealed what could be an addition to its Beetle family at the 2014 Detroit auto show - the Beetle Dune concept. Check out our gallery of this feisty Bug!

Next-gen Mini JCW debuts in Detroit

2014-01-15 10:22

Mini debuted its new John Cooper Works Concept at the 2014 Detroit Auto show, hinting at the next generation of performance orientated Minis. We have gallery images!

New 911 Targa raises roof at Detroit

2014-01-14 14:27

Porsche has presented the 911 Targa, the latest addition to its iconic 911 sports coupe family, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Image gallery!

Detroit show highlights: Day 1

2014-01-14 11:51

GM won the Car and Truck of the Year titles but Ford using aluminum in its F150 caused a bigger stir at the 2014 Detroit auto show. Dig through the avalanche of new models. Check out new models launched at the show!

Toyota's stylish FT-1 rocks Detroit

2014-01-14 09:56

Toyota revealed a sexy new concept sports car at the 2014 Detroit auto show. The FT-1 hints at the brand's future with “more emotional styling and fun to drive” vehicles.

Chrysler banks on new 200

2014-01-13 20:35

A resurgent Chrysler is rolling out a revamped 200 at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit to take on Toyota's Camry Honda's Accord and Ford's Fusion.

Detroit show: 50-car parade planned

2014-01-10 14:13

Visitors will be spoiled for choice! Automakers are focusing on design, fuel economy and tech at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.

Sporty Volvo XC coupe for Detroit

2014-01-09 08:10

The second of Volvo’s three concept cars is headed for the Detroit auto show - the Concept XC Coupe. Check out gallery images of Volvo's new crossover!

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