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'Cars 3' steers a welcome if imperfect gender shift

2017-06-14 10:55

Pixar's 'Cars 3' steers a welcome, if imperfect gender shift in the male-dominated 'Cars' franchise.

Car ploughs into Times Square crowd; 1 dead, about 20 hurt

2017-05-18 18:44

A law enforcement official says a car that ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others.

Police eye 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

2017-05-15 08:47

New York lawmakers are considering a Breathalyzer of sorts to combat distracted driving from texting.

American who joined al-Qaeda faces sentencing in New York

2017-05-11 21:16

An American who joined the al-Qaeda terror network and schemed with its leaders on how to attack the Long Island Railroad is due in court for sentencing.

Our intolerance will be the death of us

2017-05-07 06:23

Another day, another aeroplane incident.

New York rolls out the red carpet for South African stars

2017-05-05 08:02

Pearl Thusi and director Akin Omotoso stepped out onto the red carpet on the opening night of the 24th African Film Festival.

New York City plans to force Uber to add tipping option

2017-04-18 06:29

New York City’s taxi and black car regulator plans to introduce a rule by July that would require Uber Technologies Inc. to add a tipping feature to its app.

Dodge Demon Challenger: Fastest muscle car yet?

2017-04-12 11:52

Dodge is laying claim to the fastest production car in the US with a freaky-fast 616kW petrol.

Tesla rises above Ford as Wall Street snubs Detroit

2017-04-06 07:29

Tesla Motors has moved to within striking distance of becoming the largest US automaker by market capitalisation, a testament to Wall Street's growing ardor for Silicon Valley at Detroit's expense.

Building brand Pearl

2017-03-13 10:37

Actress sets her sights on making it in the Big Apple.


Uber plans millions in back pay after shorting NYC drivers

2017-05-24 07:33

Uber has said it underpaid its New York City drivers by improperly calculating the company’s share of passenger fares, and will pay out an average of $900 per driver in restitution, costing tens of millions of dollars.

Ford to cut 10% of global workforce: report

2017-05-16 13:27

US auto giant Ford is poised to cut thousands of jobs worldwide, with reductions expected to total about 10% of its global workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Audi, Porsche recall close to 300 000 SUVs in the US

2017-05-14 11:19

Audi and Porsche are recalling a total of nearly 300 000 SUVs because they may develop cracks that cause fuel to leak, which raises the risk of fire.

Noem My Skollie director talks to us at African Film Festival in NYC

2017-05-09 07:36

When Daryne Joshua decided to make the coming-of-age film Noem My Skollie he had one rule during the casting process: authenticity.

SA film opens New York African Film Festival

2017-05-06 08:02

Director Akin Omotoso's film Vaya was as the opening night film for the 24th New York African Film Festival.

Urban farming flourishes in New York

2017-04-30 14:00

The urban farm craze is finding fertile ground in New York, where 10 young entrepreneurs are learning to grow greens and herbs without soil, bathed in an indoor, psychedelic light.

Infinti QX80 Monograph to showcase ‘luxury and presence’

2017-04-13 08:46

Infinti has unveiled the QX80 Monograph, signalling the automaker's intention to further develop its standing in the large SUV segment.

Automakers raise power, speed at New York motor show

2017-04-12 11:13

Automakers are raising power and speed to record heights and showing it off at the New York International Motor Show this week.

F1 eyes 895kW twin-turbo V6 for 2021

2017-04-05 12:16

FIA president Jean Todt revealed details of future engines for the world's most elite form of motorsport: Formula 1.

Liberty boss hints at F1 engine rule changes

2017-03-13 10:07

Liberty Media boss Greg Maffei says F1 needs to make changes to its current engine regulations.

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