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Future cars must 'talk to each other'

2014-08-19 07:42

Future vehicles on US roads might be able to warn road users of potential danger and mitigate collisions as the Obama administration wants cars to be able to communicate with each other.

Horror report: Hot-car child deaths

2014-07-25 08:59

Children are dying in cars when left locked inside by sizzling temperatures. It's a global occurrence, here in SA too, but its most frequent in the US. The death toll is climbing!

More US taximen join anti-Uber protests

2014-06-26 12:29

Several hundred US cabbies took part in a demonstration on wheels to protest against smartphone car-hailing services.

More US taximen join anti-Uber protests

2014-06-26 08:04

Several hundred US cabbies took part in a demonstration on wheels to protest against smartphone car-hailing services such as Uber which, they say, are hurting their uncome.

The Marijuana food truck

2014-05-20 16:02

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GM's Barra 'apologises' for 13 deaths

2014-04-02 12:59

General Motors’ Mary Barra apologised to the families of 13 victims, who were killed due to allegedly faulty ignition switches.

US mudslide missing drops to 22

2014-04-01 11:29

Authorities say number missing in Washington mudslide drops from 30 to 22, while the death toll still sits at 24.

Toyota slapped with R13bn 'lies' penalty

2014-03-20 15:24

Toyota has been slapped with a hefty penalty for misleading the public about safety issues in its cars.

Toyota slapped with R13bn 'lies' penalty

2014-03-20 08:40

Toyota has been slapped with a hefty penalty for misleading the public about safety issues in its cars... The automaker will have to dig deep for the R13-billion fine.

Acsa: Measures in place to handle security breaches

2014-02-17 14:08

Airports Company South Africa says it will assist South African Airways where necessary, following the discovery of a body in the wheel well of an SAA plane in Washington.

Chatty cars to cut road deaths?

2014-02-05 08:11

It might sound like the stuff of sci-fi movies but vehicles traveling on US roads will soon be able to "talk" to one another to prevent collisions. And that means us,too... sometime.

Tougher child-seat laws on way

2014-01-22 14:25

Child car-seats will have to protect their occupants from death and injury in side-impact crashes if new rules are implemented in the US.

 

SA ready for leadership summit in US

2014-08-03 14:22

President Jacob Zuma has begun his visit to the United States, where he is leading the SA delegation to the US - Africa leaders' summit.

Ignition recall for 792 000 Jeeps

2014-07-23 08:25

Chrysler has been hit by another recall, this time 792 300 Jeep Commander and Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicles are affected with a potential ignition-switch problem.

'Exploding' bags: GM halts Cruze sales

2014-06-26 09:19

General Motors has told its dealers to stop selling about 33 000 Chevrolet Cruze sedans because of the ongoing problem with Japan's Takata air bags.

Harleys blessed ahead of US PoW rally

2014-05-24 13:18

Tens of thousands of Harley-Davidson motorcycles and their riders will gather in Washington on May 25 2015 - as they have for 27 years - to honour America's war dead.

GM's Barra 'apologises' for 13 deaths

2014-04-02 13:00

General Motors’ Mary Barra apologised to the families of 13 victims, who were killed due to allegedly faulty ignition switches in their vehicles, and said the automaker had a "civic responsibility to make things right”.

GM's Barra 'apologises' for 13 deaths

2014-04-02 08:47

General Motors’ Mary Barra apologised to the families of 13 victims, who were killed due to allegedly faulty ignition switches in their vehicles, and said the automaker had a "civic responsibility to make things right”.

Washington Monument to reopen after earthquake repairs

2014-03-26 09:46

Washington Monument to reopen May 12 after being closed 32 months for earthquake repairs

Toyota slapped with R13bn 'lies' penalty

2014-03-20 12:00

Toyota has been slapped with a hefty penalty for misleading the public about safety issues in its cars... The automaker will have to dig deep for the R13-billion fine.

Passengers evacuated after US plane blows tyre

2014-03-14 10:12

A US Airways plane blew a tyre during takeoff late on Thursday from Philadelphia's airport, though officials reported no serious injuries.

Chatty cars to cut road deaths?

2014-02-05 13:45

It might sound like the stuff of sci-fi movies but vehicles traveling on US roads will soon be able to "talk" to one another to prevent collisions. And that means us,too... sometime.

Ford's target: Intuition for cars

2014-01-23 09:50

Ford is to work with two top American universities to further research into automated driving technology. But haven't others gone further already?

Tougher child-seat laws on way

2014-01-22 13:28

Child car-seats will have to protect their occupants from death and injury in side-impact crashes if new rules are implemented in the US.

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