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.

Tesco cancels full-year profit forecast

2014-10-23 14:00

Tesco has reported a bigger-than-expected hole in its finances after finding accounting errors had gone back further than initially thought.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Heathrow to sell regional airports for £1bn

2014-10-03 16:45

Heathrow Airport Holdings is set to sell three British airports for £1bn to a group including Ferrovial, Singaporean GIC and Australian bank Macquarie.

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.

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 Honda VFR800X for 2015 - but SA?

2014-09-11 13:05

Honda's new VFR 800X has been launched in the UK in time for Christmas, complete with ABS and heatable bars, but Honda SA is still debating an SA launch.

Why drivers inhale more pollutants

2014-09-09 11:37

Should drivers be the ones wearing the gas masks?

F1 team Haas announces name tweak

2014-09-07 11:29

Formula 1's newest team makes its debut in 2016, but plans are moving swiftly along... the latest being a name change.

Hand-built Atalantas: Back after 75 years

2014-09-02 11:58

The first Atalanta car to be built in 75 years will be launched at the third International Concours d'Elegance in London in September. The car will be one of more than 60 to be showcased.

Lauda to Merc duo: 'Team comes first'

2014-09-01 09:14

Mercedes team boss Niki Lauda has told feuding drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton they can do as they want - but the team stays top in the title races.

Merc's driver feud: Main man steps in

2014-08-29 11:42

Mercedes' CEO Dieter Zetsche has stepped in to try to resolve the ugly spat simmering between his Formula 1 drivers. Oopsie...

Honda to poach Vettel, Newey?

2014-08-27 14:21

McLaren's new works partner Honda, thinks it can convince Red Bull's star staffers, reigning four-times World champion Sebastian Vettel and design guru Adrian Newey, to join its team.

VIDEO UPDATE Rosberg: 'My version is different'

2014-08-26 07:18

The Mercedes star wars continues as Nico Rosberg says his version of the crash during the Belgium GP is different - but he'll keep his quarrels internal.

Oil prices rally from recent losses

2014-08-20 15:07

Oil prices have rebounded from the previous day's multi-month lows, as dealers awaited the latest update on crude reserves in top consumer the United States.

London property momentum fading

2014-08-14 12:00

Momentum behind London's property boom appears to be fading, according to a survey that has added to signs that rapid house price growth is starting to moderate.


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.

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!

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...

Old Mutual wealth to buy UK firm for £585m

2014-10-17 15:45

Financial services group Old Mutual's wealth arm is planning to buy UK money manager firm Quilter Cheviot, to strengthen its focus on richer clients.

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?

World oil demand to dip in 2015 - IEA

2014-10-14 14:09

The world will see much weaker oil demand growth in 2015 than forecast previously, the International Energy Agency has said.

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.

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!

Aston Martin loss shrinks by a third

2014-10-06 15:00

British sports car maker Aston Martin, famed for supplying James Bond's cars of choice, has reported a pre-tax loss fall by a third in 2013.

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...

'Considerable talent' teen aces F1 test

2014-09-12 08:24

Max Verstappen might be the sport's youngest driver yet at 16 but the rookie made no mistakes during his first proper Formula 1 test with Toro Rosso on Wednesday.

Jeep's SA-bound Renegades on move

2014-09-10 09:33

Jeep has launched two new Renegade models and they're headed for South Africa...

Jaguar takes over London for XE launch

2014-09-09 11:26

UK automaker Jaguar used the City of London as a backdrop for its global launch of the 2015 Jaguar XE, a smaller but athletic sedan. Lights, cameras... video.

UK rate hike puts consumer stocks in firing line

2014-09-05 16:30

With the Bank of England preparing for an interest rate hike, investors are concerned with the explosion of cheap credit, driving consumer-focused stocks higher.

F1 experts slate Merc over drivers' duel

2014-09-01 10:29

Formula 1 experts have blamed Mercedes management for allowing the the driver feud between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton to have deteriorated so badly.

UPDATE: Nico disciplined for Spa crash

2014-08-29 14:59

"Suitable disciplinary measures have been taken," Mercedes said after disciplining Nico Rosberg for his disastrous collision with team mate Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Belgian GP.

Maldonado: 'Things will get better'

2014-08-29 10:25

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado is having a terrible 2014 F1 season yet is in no doubt that he's a better driver than he who also attracted headlines for Williams after race incidents.

UK body to probe forex market

2014-08-27 09:36

The UK Competition and Markets Authority has become the latest regulator to investigate the global foreign exchange market following allegations of rigging.

Red Bull fed-up, pulling rank at Renault

2014-08-25 10:12

After much disappointment and frustration with Renault's F1 engine project reigning champion team Red Bull is now deeply involved with the improvement of its 'power units'.

Red Bull: 'Verstappen is no risk'

2014-08-20 09:50

Red Bull has defended sister team Toro Roso's decision to sign teenager Max Verstappen as Formula 1's youngest driver yet, stating the 16-year-old has already proven he is championship material.

5-year MotoGP deal for Welsh circuit

2014-08-14 07:37

Anew circuit will be built in Wales to host the British round of the MotoGP World championship until 2024.

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