Detroit


Emissions scandal: VW owners angry over 'stall tactics'

2017-01-27 08:15

Owners of diesel Volkswagens that cheat on emissions tests say the company isn't delivering on a promise to quickly buy back their vehicles

Lexus flagship reimagined: All you need to know about the new LS sedan

2017-01-14 06:01

Lexus says its goal with its new LS is 'exceed the expectations of luxury customers worldwide'. Here's all you need to know about the automaker's new flagship sedan.

VW on trial: Court takes aim at employees, not just automaker

2017-01-12 08:23

Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany have been indicted in the US in the automaker's emissions-cheating scandal as prosecutors made good on efforts to charge individuals in a corporate corruption case.

Detroit motor show: 10 star cars you need to see

2017-01-10 10:46

The 2017 North American International Auto Show has a diverse lineup of new vehicles, including a sports sedan from Kia, a Lexus with seats that send Shiatsu messages and a technology-packed BMW 5 series.

Detroit show 2017: New Kia sports sedan; GM's new SUVs

2017-01-09 11:06

Premium SUVs will continue to dominate the automotive world as we begin 2017. Check out the hot-selling SUVs set to debut at the North American International Auto Show.

Chrysler unveiled an MPV for Millienials and it looks awesome

2017-01-09 11:05

Fiat-Chrysler on unveiled a concept car designed for Millennials: an electric-powered minivan with modular components that can be adapted for autonomous driving.

Audi's near-production Q8 SUV to debut at Detroit

2016-12-23 09:33

Audi will start 2017 with a bang, by unveiling its Q8 SUV concept at the Detroit auto show. Still looking at that Bentley Bentayga?

Safety advocates fear truck speed limiter rule could stall

2016-12-20 09:36

Highway safety advocates are worried that a government rule that would electronically limit speeds of tractor-trailers could be scuttled or ignored by the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

BMW recalls over 150 000 vehicles because engines could stall

2016-10-30 10:03

BMW is recalling more than 154 000 cars and SUVs in the US and Canada to fix a wiring problem that can cause engines to stall.

US car prices poised to fall as demand dries up

2016-10-05 09:17

South African and North American consumers' appetite for new cars has dropped significantly. Analysts say it's the perfect climate for vehicle prices to decrease.

 

Good news for SA bakkie owners? The Ranger Returns

2017-01-23 14:48

A small bit of Ford news will have huge influence for South African bakkie owners.

6 things we learned at the Detroit motor show

2017-01-13 11:42

The 2017 North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future. Here's 6 things we learned the show.

Detroit motor show kicks off with trade plea to Trump

2017-01-11 10:14

Auto executives rushed to offer fresh evidence of US investments at the start of the Detroit auto show, amid pressure from President-elect Donald Trump to repatriate manufacturing jobs.

Second VW employee arrested over emissions scandal

2017-01-09 16:39

The Volkswagen executive who once was in charge of complying with US emissions regulations has been arrested in connection with the company's emissions-cheating scandal.

Volkswagen exec: We will keep Mexico factories and build EVs in the US

2017-01-09 11:05

The head of the Volkswagen brand of cars said his company would continue to manufacture in Mexico and pledged to produce electrified vehicles in the United States.

Toyota's reign as top US car in jeopardy

2017-01-09 07:52

The Toyota Camry has been the nation's top-selling vehicle for 15 years, if you exclude bakkies. Now it's in danger of losing its crown, a potential victim of the SUV craze.

Volkswagen will show electric concept in Detroit

2016-12-22 10:46

Volkswagen, reeling from an emissions-cheating scandal, will unveil a new electric concept model at the 2017 North American auto show in Detroit.

US government: Takata airbag recalls to cover 42-million cars

2016-12-12 09:45

US regulators government said automakers aren't doing enough to contact owners of affected vehicles, with around 42-million vehicles set to be recalled with potentially deadly airbag inflators made by Takata.

Takata's exploding airbags: US confirms 11th death

2016-10-21 09:03

A 50-year-old woman, who died after a car wreck during September in California, is the 11th US victim of Takata defective airbags.

Nissan's worldwide sales up 4.9%

2016-10-04 13:06

Nissan says its September sales rose 4.9%, defying analyst expectations of a US sales decline as demand for cars and trucks has peaked.

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