Suzuki makes a Splash in SA budget buys

2014-09-16 14:57

Suzuki launches its eighth model to its local line-up with the addition of its new Splash hatchback in SA. We have details and a gallery on this cute hatch!

Limited EBR 1190 RS flagship for SA

2014-09-12 11:51

EBR RZ Superbike, SX Street Fighter… now the Cayenne group has announced a third member of its local Eric Buell Racing line-up – the limited EBR 1190 RS Superbike.

Topless stunner: 2 Series drop-top for SA

2014-09-11 10:08

BMW has revealed the latest addition to its SA 2 Series portfolio - a convertible which will be joined in 2015 by a Tourer. We have a gallery and details of the topless BMW!

Attackers of Rwandan exile jailed for eight years

2014-09-10 18:21

Four men convicted of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame in South Africa were each jailed for eight years.

And the most frugal bike in SA is...

2014-09-03 12:48

1050km, two days, 70 entries... Bike guru DAVE FALL took part in the 2014 SA motorcycle econorun. Find out which bike is crowned the most frugal motorcycle in SA!

BMW MPV for SA: 2 Series Tourer prices

2014-09-03 11:30

BMW's 2 Series Active Tourer will arrive in South Africa early in 2015. We have details, indicative prices and a gallery on BMW's new front-wheel-drive, three-cylinder, MPV.

Will Winterberg Enduro see new winners?

2014-09-03 08:05

South Africa's off-road riders will return to Patensie, Eastern Cape to take on rivals in the 2014 Liquorland National Winterberg Enduro.

Airbus, UWC research hydrogen fuel cells

2014-09-02 14:28

Hydrogen South Africa Systems, the National Aerospace Centre and Airbus are teaming up at UWC to research use of fuel cells for commercial airliners.

Countdown to SA's solar challenge

2014-09-02 13:00

The 2014 Solar Challenge will kick off in Pretoria In a few weeks and end - some time later - in Cape Town. Will all 14 teams make it - and which will win the solar-powered run?

Countdown to SA's solar challenge

2014-09-02 08:30

The 2014 Solar Challenge will kick off in Pretoria In a few weeks and end - some time later - in Cape Town. Will all 14 teams make it - and which will win the solar-powered run?

Water contamination getting worse: DA

2014-09-01 16:54

Several rural communities are facing severe water contamination, the DA says after conducting a probe into water quality in four provinces.

SA pair to compete for academy seat

2014-09-01 09:14

South Africans Matthew Swanepoel and Jordan Pepper will represent the nation at the upcoming Sub-Sahara African selection event for the FIA's Young Driver Excellence Academy.

Mustang for SA: Muscle-car build begins

2014-08-29 13:19

Ford's SA-bound Mustang is rolling off the lines at the automaker's Flat Rock assembly plant in Michigan. This the sixth-generation and first RHD pony car will reach SA in 2015!

Early plug for SA BMW i3, i8 buyers

2014-08-29 11:28

BMW SA is being proactive in arranging for the pre-installation of fast-charge stations at the homes and offices of potential buyers of its new hybrid and electric cars, the i3 and i8.

New rare species of Fynbos found in Plett

2014-08-26 14:38

A new rare species of Fynbos has been discovered near Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, the Robberg Coastal Corridor Landowners' Association has announced.

Next KTM for SA: Super Adventure for '15

2014-08-25 12:28

KTM, winner of the 2014 SA Bike of the Year title, will boost its Adventure bike range as it confirms the new 1290 Super Adventure will arrive locally in 2015.

Generations pays actors well above industry rates

2014-08-24 17:35

The 16 actors sacked by Generations last week are right: they earn peanuts - but only if you compare them with their global counterparts. Here at home, they earn well above industry rates.

Ranger Odyssey: Gruelling Harties boot camp

2014-08-22 11:17

Ford South Africa's exhilarating 2014 Ranger Odyssey has entered its next phase with the selection of 40 contestants for boot camp from 8241 applicants.

Mate's car broken down? Read our top towing tips

2014-08-22 09:37

Whether you’re heading on holiday, moving house or helping a friend who’s broken down, there’s a good chance you’ll need to tow a caravan, trailer or another car at some point in your life.

Defender's last hurrah: African edition arrives

2014-08-22 07:30

Land Rover has launched an exclusive 'African edition' Defender in South Africa. There are only 50 units available!

Road-rage accused wants trial wrapped up

2014-08-21 12:54

A driver accused of killing a motorcyclist in an alleged road-rage incident asked the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Thursday to wrap up the case against him.

Limited edition Sonic, Spark for SA

2014-08-21 10:12

Chevrolet enhances its passenger car line-up with the addition of two new 'Black & White' Spark and Sonic special editions. Check out the new limited edition Chevs in our galleries!

Midnite edition: Limited KB bakkie for SA

2014-08-21 08:33

Isuzu is set to launch a limited edition version of its popular KB 300 double cab sporting a classic black theme. Check out the new Midnite Edition!

Opel's model assault: New Adam, Mokka for SA

2014-08-20 14:19

GMSA confirms two new Opel models will arrive in South Africa in 2015 - the new Adam hatchback and Mokka SUV. The new Opel forms part of a 27 new model offensive!


SA Women's Car of the Year: The cars women love

2014-09-16 10:17

Budget buys, convertibles, sports cars... Women on Wheels has announced the winners of the 2014 SA Women’s Car of the Year awards. Find out which cars came out tops!

New MG3 arrives in SA - at last

2014-09-14 13:00

If you’re a first-time buyer looking for something different, the new MG3 hatcback could be just the ticket from a car brand that celebrates its 90th birthday in 2014, writes DAVE FALL.

SA's Chardri is African off-road champ

2014-09-12 11:36

There's a new dirt queen in town, and she hails from the Eastern Cape. Chardri Monk has been crowned the 2014 Africa Southern Off-Road quad champion.

New MG3 arrives in SA - at last

2014-09-11 08:14

If you’re a first-time buyer looking for something different, the new MG3 hatcback could be just the ticket from a car brand that celebrates its 90th birthday in 2014, writes DAVE FALL.

We ride: MV Agusta Rivale 800

2014-09-08 09:36

Sexy, powerful, wholly impractical - that could mean one of a number of motorcycles but, says DRIES VAN DER WALT, there's no masking the true purpose of MV Agusta's Rivale 800.

Manual box for SA's 206kW Golf R

2014-09-03 12:41

Love VW's hottest Golf yet but miss the feel of a manual box? Well, Volkswagen SA has confirmed its 206kW Golf R can now be ordered with a six-on-the-floor manual!

Honda launches MSX125 - at last, go ape!

2014-09-03 09:29

Honda's latest Monkey Bike has kept the chunky, wide-tyred look of its predecessors but looks more like a real bike than, well, a real bike. Commute for cents, have weekend fun. Er, go ape...

10 phone numbers that could save your life

2014-09-03 07:00

Being in an emergency can be shocking and your ability to recall the correct emergency number could mean life or death. One of these 10 emergency numbers could save your life!

Exports perk up poor August vehicle sales

2014-09-02 13:47

Domestic vehicle sales down, exports looking good. Another month in the depressed South African auto business, going by Naamsa's figures.

Case opened against driver-assault cops

2014-09-02 11:44

'It is a case of assault and intimidation,' report Gauteng police as a criminal case was opened against two Ekurhuleni officers who allegedly shoved and punched a driver - and his wife.

Free training tackles driving selfies

2014-09-02 08:29

Novice drivers will be given training in real-world conditions, find out why taking selfies at the wheel is dangerous and wear a 'drunk suit' during Ford’s Driving Skills for Life training.

New Brutale 800 units snapped up in SA

2014-09-01 10:26

MV Agusta continues to expand its SA motorcycle - the latest being the awesome 2014 Brutale 800 Dragster - but units are being snapped up faster than anticipated...

Jacob Zuma’s mysterious mission to Russia

2014-08-31 20:19

Although the Presidency issued a press release about Jacob Zuma’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a veil of secrecy was drawn over the details of the rest of his visit.

Champion comes clean on new wipers

2014-08-29 13:09

Champion has introduced a "premium original replacement" Aerovantage brand of hybrid wiper blades for South Africa. Hybrid...?

10 phone numbers that could save your life

2014-08-28 11:46

Being in an emergency can be shocking and your ability to recall the correct emergency number could mean life or death. One of these 10 emergency numbers could save your life!

2014 Ranger Odyssey: 20 finalists named

2014-08-26 10:07

3 days, 2 nights, of intense Boot Camp action have determined the finalists for the 2014 Ford Range Odyssey. Meet the winners who will take on the 12-day, 2500km Namibia trip.

Headed for SA: Lexus' stunning NX SUV

2014-08-25 10:08

Lexus' stunning NX crossover is available to order in the UK, though in hybrid 300h guise. South African fans of the new SUV will have to wait until 2015 for its arrival.

SA maize estimate little changed - survey

2014-08-22 11:30

South Africa is likely to slightly raise its 2014 maize output forecast, as traders expect no surprises before the end of the season.

R699 car scandal: Judge rejects class-action bid

2014-08-22 10:24

The Eastern Cape High Court has dismissed an application for a class action certification in the R699 car-scheme case, a lawyer representing consumers said on Friday.

Watch out! Top 10 car insurance pitfalls

2014-08-22 08:33

Does your policy cover hail damage? Are penalties imposed for young drivers? A survey found that 27% of drivers actually read the terms and conditions of their insurance policy in full. Avoid potential disaster with our top 10 guide to insurance pitfalls.

Hybrid battle: Ford to build Prius-fighter

2014-08-21 11:12

Ford plans to introduce a new hybrid petrol-electric car to compete against Toyota's best-selling Prius.

Depression and suicide – situation in SA

2014-08-21 09:10

Depression involves pain, sadness and hopelessness, and when aggravated by stress or alcohol or drug abuse the risk of suicide increases greatly.

Zimbabwe economy takes another dive

2014-08-20 18:39

A year after the re-election of leader Robert Mugabe, the country is facing new financial hardships.

Hijack prevention: Top 11 life-saving tips

2014-08-19 13:06

South Africans are increasingly on edge behind the wheel and rightly so given the high rate of hijacking and vehicle theft. The National Hijack Prevention Academy released 11 hijack prevention tips that could save your life.

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