Emissions scandal: VW chief 'knew' of problem

2015-10-08 08:16

Volkswagen US chief, Michael Horn, prepares to apologise for the automaker's pollution scandal as it emerged 'he knew of a potential problem' as early as 2014.

Watch: GM's new 'active safety' facility

2015-07-28 11:43

Auto braking, all-round cameras... GM's doing its bit to cut the 37 000-a-year death toll in the US. Watch the new test centre at work.

Second company probed for defective crash-bags

2015-07-15 08:53

Looks like Takata is not alone in producing defective crash bags. The US has opened a probe into a second company for malfunctioning crash-bag inflators...

Bigger 'n bolder: The new SA-bound Cruze

2015-06-26 10:09

Chevrolet has unveiled its new larger-but-lighter Cruze. We have details, specs and gallery of the new SA-bound sedan and hatchback!

Hyundai goes Android: What about SA?

2015-05-27 09:28

Hyundai is the first automaker to offer Google's 'Android Auto' dashboard system - it's available in the US but what about South Africa?

SA in global Harley-D clutch recall

2015-04-30 08:50

Harley-Davidson has recalled 55 000 motorcycles globally because of defective clutches - and South Africa is involved. Find out how....

Will self-driving cars curb road deaths?

2015-04-23 09:23

Self-driving vehicles hold the key to reducing traffic fatalities and will transform the automobile industry, says a top Google executive.

Tesla boosts power of low-end Model S

2015-04-09 07:38

Tesla is going after BMW and Mercedes buyers by boosting the range of its Model S. It claims it new all-wheel-drive, electric car can travel 335km on a single charge.

Jeep fire, faulty Nissan air bag, probed

2015-01-19 13:23

Jeep and Nissan, after several major vehicle recalls through 2014, face a safety probe due to engine fires and slow-deploying air bags.

Scrabble is on for Mirai fuel-cell car

2015-01-16 05:16

Toyota has received hunreds of orders for its first mass-market hydrogen fuel-cell car. It planned on selling 400 in Japan over a year but now...


VW, Audi owners: Sell, sue or stay put?

2015-09-25 09:05

Sell, sue or stay put... are options for owners of diesel Volkswagen and Audi models affected by the automaker's emissions scandal. What would you do?

GM ignition problem 'killed 124 people'

2015-07-21 07:41

General Motors' nightmare caused by faulty ignition switches could leave a huge hole in its bank balance through compensation.

SUV's, muscle cars, boost US auto sales

2015-07-02 10:33

The US auto market saw a significant rise in June, thanks to small crossover SUV's. Nissan gained 13% but General Motors took a dive.

Fiat's next roadster: 124 Spider spotted

2015-06-26 08:36

Fiat's new Mazda MX5-based roadster was spotted in testing. We have spy shots of the new 124 Spider!

Fastest Viper yet - and check that wing!

2015-05-14 08:26

Prepare your senses for Dodge Viper's beastly ACR (American Club Racer), packing 480kW and a wing that will make a Boeing cringe.

SPIED: Hyundai's next Elantra

2015-04-28 12:59

Hyundai's next Elantra has been designed to follow the automaker's new-century 'fluidic sculpture' look. Check our spyguys' images!

Drivers want cheaper safety tech - study

2015-04-23 07:47

Safety features rank high in a study of drivers' preferred technology but costs are still high and there is a limit to how much drivers will pay.

Vehicle tech in spotlight for 2015

2015-01-26 08:06

Gesture-recognition, virtual HUD, self driving-car... Two major US global tech shows debuted vehicle tech that could be launched.

3-D printed electric car ready to ride

2015-01-16 08:24

The world's first3-D printed car is ready for production and could be in your driveway as soon as later in 2015. Well, if you live in the US...

Porsche boss: VW still chilly about F1

2015-01-15 07:54

Porsche chief Matthias Mueller has ruled out the VW group entering F1. His reason: 'We don't have the money.'

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