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Vettel: 'Ferrari delay not Alonso's fault'

2014-11-19 09:30

Sebastian Vettel is adamant that he is Ferrari's new driver for 2015, despite the team keeping mum on the official announcement and since Fernando Alonso has not yet signed a contract with a new team.

Women see Harry as ideal driving pal

2014-11-17 20:06

To coincide with the launch of a fashion-inspired special-edition Seat Mii a survey asked British women who they would choose as the perfect travelling companion.

Vettel: 'Kimi and I will be just fine'

2014-11-17 08:35

Red Bull's reigning F1 champion Sebastian Vettel is eager to switch to Ferrari, impatient for the announcement and looking forward to Kimi Raikkonen as team mate.

Wolff rejects 'irresponsible' war talk

2014-11-14 09:59

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has dismissed the looming talks of engines war from rival teams and has said all automakers have agreed to keep costs down.

F1 team boss to wed ex-Spice Girl

2014-11-13 08:45

Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner is engaged to former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell.

What makes a happy holiday driver?

2014-11-10 07:22

An independent customer car review site has been able to identify not only the models with which drivers are happiest overall but also identifies the drivers and where they come from.

Revealed: The ultimate 'nightmare car'

2014-10-31 10:54

Most cars might be considered pretty much equal when it comes to repair costs - the more expensive car, the higher the repair bill - but some just glow in the nightmare stakes.

Revealed: The ultimate 'nightmare car'

2014-10-29 07:43

Most cars might be considered pretty much equal when it comes to repair costs - the more expensive car, the higher the repair bill - but some just glow in the nightmare stakes.

Bernie lets Caterham pass on US, Brazil

2014-10-25 08:20

Troubled, very troubled, Formula 1 team Caterham has been given permission by Bernie Ecclestone to take the next two races off - not that the team could have got there anyway...

Caterham staff locked out of factory

2014-10-24 09:01

Things are only getting worse for struggling Caterham Formula 1 team. Financial troubles, legal battles, no cars... now the staff have been locked out of factory with the cars inside.

Golf R scores best in tests in wet

2014-10-23 11:15

The Western Cape still has some rain, the Highveld will have the summer storms, but the next few months are the wettest in the UK... Autocar reveals which car is 'best in the wet'.

Bernie: Caterham fall 'better' for F1

2014-10-23 08:59

Formula 1 surpremo Bernie Ecclestone is clearly not rallying any support for struggling Caterham and says the team's collapse will be better for the sport.

BTCC test for SA driver Jayde Kruger

2014-10-22 10:52

South African Jayde Kruger, recently crowned British Formula Ford champion, will tick off another milestone in his career come October 29... a test for British Touring Cars.

Falklands still whingeing about Clarkson

2014-10-22 09:22

Argentina's ambassador to Britain is now demanding an apology from the BBC for 'Top Gear's' ill-fated trip to the South American country. The show's 'offensive remarks'? The licence plate H982 FKL...

MG gets personal with being unique

2014-10-21 14:40

MG has unveiled its MG3 personalisation design concept with a "million custom" options.

Red Bull blocks Vettel's Ferrari test debut

2014-10-16 09:49

Red Bull has blocked Sebastian Vettel's test debut for Ferrari set to take place after the 2014 final grand prix in Abu Dhabi. Is Red Bull having sour grapes since Vettel announced his switch to Maranello?

Unleashed at last: Merc's Nico and Lewis

2014-10-14 11:26

Mercedes will allow its title-chasing drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to "race the way they want to race" in the upcoming final three races of the season. Just now...

Kruger's UK Formula Ford title confirmed

2014-10-14 07:50

South African Jayde Kruger has been confirmed as the British Formula Ford champion. An appeal against his win at Brands Hatch has been rejected.

Solar panels mean no fuel bill for Roz

2014-10-08 10:22

Mother-of-two Roz Drinkwater is enjoying ZERO fuel bills courtesy of the solar panels. The units powering her home also recharge her hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

Prof finds humans have own 'brain GPS'

2014-10-08 08:14

There's a reason why taxi drivers behave the way they do on the road. According to a Nobel Prize-winner they show how the human 'inner GPS' works best... We're just like rats!

UK joins SA in September sales boom

2014-10-07 08:05

September seems to be a good month for car sales. Not only did South Africa have a good one but the UK has had its best sales in 10 years.

Formula E aims for championship status

2014-10-01 08:00

Organisers of Formula E hope more automakers will join the sport with the aim of making the series a World championship in 2015.

New Civic Type R: Honda hot hatch for SA

2014-09-30 13:15

Honda will debut its new Type R at the 2014 Paris auto show. Honda claims its new R-badged concept offers unrivaled compared to previous versions of its flagship hot hatch!

New Merc C63: Fastest C-Class AMG for SA

2014-09-25 11:59

Mercedes-Benz has revealed its fastest C-Class yet - the C63 AMG. The new model, capable of 0-100km/h in four seconds, will arrive in South Africa in 2015. Read on...

Check: Are you a perfect driving 'mate'?

2014-09-24 05:37

'Most women want the perfect guy to be able to change a wheel, 43% one who can afford to fill her car with fuel.' Two of the results from a light-hearted survey on 'what women want'.

 

Women see Harry as ideal driving pal

2014-11-18 13:05

To coincide with the launch of a fashion-inspired special-edition Seat Mii a survey asked British women who they would choose as the perfect travelling companion.

Caterham F1 staff out on the street

2014-11-17 10:16

As good news arrives, Caterham F1 has again been hit with bad. Just as the team announced its return to the grid for the 2014 season finale the staff's been retrenched.

Cash-strapped Caterham to race in Abu Dhabi?

2014-11-14 13:47

Despite missing both the US and Brazilian GP, Caterham is planning to race at the 2014 F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi.

McLaren: Honda engine for UK track test

2014-11-14 08:40

McLaren will test its Honda-engined MP4-29H at the Silverstone track in England but International Automobile Federation rules limit the new car to 100km of testing.

Ericsson severs all ties with Caterham

2014-11-13 08:45

Financially struggling Caterham F1 will be without the services of a driver for what's left of the 2014 season as Marcus Ericsson switches his allegiance to Sauber.

Crooks just log-on to nick your car

2014-11-03 08:47

Crooks are buying sophisticated electronics through the internet that can open even your way-expensive luxury car in minutes, according to vehicle-recovery specialist Tracker.

F1 team crisis: More teams to collapse?

2014-10-29 07:43

'It's not a fair competition any more,' said Max Mosley, former president of the FIA, as he believes more teams could follow Marussia and Caterham due to Formula 1's high costs.

Next: Marussia in administration?

2014-10-27 09:37

With only three races to go before the close of the 2014 Formula 1 season, a second team - possibly a third - might not be completing this year's championship.

US GP: Marussia off the grid too?

2014-10-24 14:02

Struggling Formula 1 team Caterham might not be only one to miss the 2014 US Formula 1 Grand Prix on November 2.

Come! Join Wheels24 in McLaren P1 GTR

2014-10-23 12:41

McLaren has released exterior and interior images of its track-ready P1 GTR... Get inside with Wheels24! And watch it in action, too...

Caterham bosses threaten to quit team

2014-10-23 08:59

The Caterham Formula 1 team is in crisis amid financial troubles, legal battles and cars in lockdown. Now the team's management is threatening to walk away...

Sub-teen drivers show parents the way

2014-10-23 07:40

They're not old enough to drive on the road but these youngsters who entered a 'Best Driver' competition are now teaching their parents some safe-driving tips. They youngest? Only 11!

Struggling Caterham: No cars for Austin?

2014-10-22 10:37

Caterham's troubles seem neverending. Now the team might be unable to send cars to race at the October 31-November 2 2014 Formula 1 GP weekend in Austin, Texas.

Caterham fighting new legal battles?

2014-10-22 09:04

The Caterham Formula 1 team just can't seem to score a lucky break. Sources say the new legal battles should not affect the team - but there could be complications...

UK tyres: Millions defective at annual tests

2014-10-17 11:44

Millions of UK drivers are placing themselves and other road users in danger by driving on unsafe or illegal tyres, reports road safety organisation TyreSafe.

Aquaplaning: Several ways it can kill

2014-10-15 13:13

Wet road, poor tyres, potentially deadly driving condition - aquaplaning. Two videos show the dangers of worn tyres in wet weather. Read it... could save your life...

Blood and gore as Isuzu goes for more

2014-10-14 09:59

Isuzu UK has a new special edition bakkie, the D-Max Blade, just in time for Hallowe'en as it stars as the hero alongside the undead in a bloody new online video advert.

Autumn Nissan Leaf flurry lifts UK sales

2014-10-08 10:33

The most popular battery car, Nissan's Leaf, has exceeded expectations in the UK by breaking national and European records in a flurry of autumnal sales. There's good news for SA, too...

Motorcycles: Answer to fleet transport?

2014-10-08 10:12

Honda has become the first bikemaker retailing in the UK to introduce a specialist motorcycle fleet dealer network for companies trying to cut costs.

Prof finds humans have own 'brain GPS'

2014-10-07 09:11

There's a reason why taxi drivers behave the way they do on the road. According to a Nobel Prize-winner they show how the human 'inner GPS' works best... We're just like rats!

UK tax discs tossed out the window

2014-10-01 08:21

For almost a century drivers have been fumbling with licence discs and the pain of getting them renewed every year. Now the UK has tossed the tax disc out of the window! If only SA would too...

UK tax discs tossed out the window

2014-10-01 06:48

For almost a century drivers have been fumbling with licence discs and the pain of getting them renewed every year. Now the UK has tossed the tax disc out of the window! If only SA would too...

Three-car F1 entries running too late

2014-09-26 11:06

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is pushing for three-car teams for the 2015 season but McLaren's Eric Boullier says teams will need at least six months to comply - which is a bit late.

New Civics on way: showing at Paris

2014-09-25 08:24

Honda has released images and details of its new Civic range ahead of the 2014 Paris auto show. Check out our image gallery of the addition to the Civic family - the Sport!

Are you up for being a freeway vigilante?

2014-09-23 07:12

What would you do when there is a drunk driver in your path? Do you try and pass him or her as safely and fast as you can? Or would you actually do something about it?

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