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Meanwhile in the US: Winter waves freeze car solid

While South Africans are trying their best to stay cool in the summer heat, a video of a car frozen solid next to Lake Erie in Buffalo, New York, has gone viral.

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Emissions scandal: VW hires star US lawyer to handle cases

2015-12-18 11:29

Volkswagen, the target of US lawsuits over its pollution-cheating devices on diesel engines, it has hired lawyer Kenneth Feinberg to handle the complaints.

Porsche US halt Cayenne diesel sales

2015-11-04 15:59

The North American subsidiary of Porsche said it would discontinue sales of model year 2014 through 2016 Cayenne Diesel vehicles.

Ferrari IPO: $10-billion Wall Street valuation

2015-10-21 11:22

Ferrari garnered a rich $10-billion valuation on Wall Street as its initial public offering went out at $52 a share.

New York to try out GPS-based meters on 1000 taxicabs

2015-10-16 09:20

Some New York City taxicabs will switch to using GPS-based fare calculators from current metering systems under a pilot program.

The 'Nelson Mandela rules' aim to improve lives of prisoners

2015-10-10 09:30

The United Nations General Assembly has named a set of guidelines for the humane treatment of prisoners after Nelson Mandela.

On menu for world leaders - trash, and a message

2015-09-28 07:08

World leaders accustomed to fine dining got a surprise on their plates at the United Nations - trash.

New York cabs get smart in battle with Uber

2015-09-04 09:11

As New York taxi drivers face surging competition from smartphone cab services, the traditional taxi force in the city that never sleeps is preparing to push back.

Ferrari files for New York share listing

2015-07-24 09:55

Ferrari has filed a request with US regulators for a New York stock-market listing. The reason? To get rid of its huge debt...

Finding the perfect poncho

2015-07-13 13:50

Fashion blogger and student, Jessica van Wyk, shows you how to wear and find the perfect poncho.


Emissions scandal: VW stalling with US prosecutors?

2016-01-11 08:19

Prosecutors in two US states probing Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal, say the company is refusing to share documents, citing German privacy law.

Face transplant patient Pat Hardison sees himself for the first time

2015-11-20 09:12

Pat Hardison, the New York firefighter who suffered extensive burns 14 years ago received a groundbreaking face transplant in August. Here he sees his new face for the first time.

New York rallies behind protesting South African students

2015-10-25 08:40

As tensions between government and students continue to brew, a group of South Africans braved the chilly New York weather to show their support to protesting students.

1 000 New York cabs get GPS-based meters

2015-10-16 15:05

Some New York City taxicabs will switch to using GPS-based fare calculators from current metering systems under a pilot program approved on Thursday.

New quest for quiet New York taxis, buses and trains

2015-10-16 09:07

A pair of initiatives designed to bring more peace and quiet to taxis, buses and trains moving in and about New York City has been set in motion.

Trevor Noah 'nailed it' on his first night as Daily Show host

2015-09-29 07:24

Trevor Noah officially took over the reins from award-winning satirist Jon Stewart.

Experts: VW need to explain or face criminal charges

2015-09-23 09:05

Volkswagen will have to show there was some legitimate reason to install software that led to false vehicle emissions tests if it is to avoid US criminal charges.

One lucky viewer will get to witness Trevor Noah’s Daily Show debut IRL

2015-08-18 09:59

Comedy Central is offering one lucky viewer the comedy trip of a lifetime to witness Trevor Noah’s debut as host of The Daily Show.

New York City postpones vote on Uber cap

2015-07-23 08:14

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has postponed a vote on a controversial proposal to cap Uber's growth in the city, saying they will now study the impact the service has on traffic.

Software problem sparked NYSE trading outage

2015-07-10 10:59

The New York Stock Exchange said its nearly four-hour trading halt resulted from a technical problem that stemmed from new software rolled out the previous evening.

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