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Groovy! Goodyear's tyres go radical

2014-03-11 13:25

Goodyear unveiled a radical SUV concept tyre at the 2014 Geneva auto show, claiming 'SUV efficiency without sacrificing capability’.

Lawsuit: Hyundai, Kia to pay billions

2013-12-30 07:59

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to pay a total of R4.1-billion to settle lawsuits the automakers overstated fuel economy ratings.

Oz gov: 'Holden in or out?'

2013-12-10 11:31

The Australian government has ordered struggling automaker GM Holden to reveal whether it plans to quit the country.

Niche is nice, says Subaru

2013-08-13 10:01

Subaru is on a roll with sales of more than 724 000 units since 2012. Experts, however, believe the Japanese automaker is still "a niche product".

VIDEO: Clio’s sexy test drive

2013-04-04 09:55

Baguettes, kissing in front of the Eiffel Tower and a sexy burlesque show… experience French automaker Renault’s va-va-voom in all its glory with a cheeky test drive. Ooh-la-la indeed!

Audi celebrates 5m quattros

2013-03-22 10:27

Audi celebrates its five millionth quattro all-wheel-drive-equipped model with the launch of its A6 allroad.

Top Euro eco-automaker named

2013-03-08 09:25

Fiat, for the sixth consecutive year, has been confirmed as the automaker with Europe' lowest average CO2 emissions - 119.8g/km.

Brit cars tops for dream rides

2013-02-15 08:31

Aston Martin, Bentley, Jaguar... an online survey reveals that British automakers lead the way among dream cars. Would you choose a McLaren over a Lamborghini?

Kia Pro_ceed(s) to wow rivals

2013-01-30 08:39

The Kia Pro_cee'd GT and cee'd GT, the Korean automaker's most performance-focused cars yet, will launch at the 2013 Geneva auto show. Will they take on the Golf GTI?

Record year for Toyota, Nissan

2013-01-29 09:51

Toyota and Nissan posted record sales for 2012 as they benefited from increased demand and Toyota recaptured the World's Most Prolific Automaker crown from General Motors.

Should you drive a 'green' car?

2013-01-17 08:07

The green car market is hobbling along in the US due to high prices and limited choice but automakers are confident their time will come. Do you think eco-freindly battery and hybrid cars are the future?

 

Groovy! Goodyear's tyres go radical

2014-03-10 11:30

Goodyear unveiled a radical SUV concept tyre at the 2014 Geneva auto show, claiming 'SUV efficiency without sacrificing capability’. And it has two inner tubes...

False fuel claims: Hyundai to pay R4.1bn

2013-12-30 07:54

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to pay a total of R4.1-billion to settle lawsuits filed by drivers claiming the automakers overstated fuel economy ratings. What's more, owners can opt for a one-time payment or a "lifetime reimbursement".

Nissan to roll-out self-driving cars

2013-08-28 10:12

Nissan said it will be launching self-driving vehicles by 2020. The automaker claims its autonomous cars will be sold "at realistic prices for consumers."

Out of India: Ford EcoSport

2013-05-13 08:01

Ford has taken on the urban SUV market with its SA-bound EcoSport. A Fiesta on steroids or high-riding Figo? SERGIO DAVIDS reports from Goa, India.

Toyota tops in brand value

2013-04-02 13:51

Toyota remains on top of the international automotive world in terms of total brand value as the automaker rose 6% in 2012 from R225-billion to R239-billion.

Volkswagen shamed in China

2013-03-17 07:56

Chinese TV show "3:15" called for a recall of Volkswagen's direct shift gearbox (DSG) in its annual corporate malpractice exposé.

Reader's test: Daihatsu Charade

2013-03-06 09:15

Doors as thin as Kate Moss and "capable of getting out of tight spots better than Schabir Shaik", reader RICHARD FITZPATRICK reviews his wife’s 2005 Daihatsu Charade.

First 911 (1963): Birth of a Legend

2013-02-08 10:22

As the successor to the Porsche 356, the 911 won the hearts of sports car enthusiasts from the outset.

Sporty Juke Nismo on the lines

2013-01-29 10:46

Production of the latest Nissan Juke Nismo is well under way for 2013 at the automaker's state-of-the-art plant in Sunderland, north-east England.

Kia Pro_ceed(s) to wow rivals

2013-01-29 08:44

The Kia Pro_cee'd GT and cee'd GT, the Korean automaker's most performance-focused cars yet, will launch at the 2013 Geneva auto show. Will they take on the Golf GTI?

Should you drive a 'green' car?

2013-01-16 11:51

The green car market is hobbling along in the US due to high prices and limited choice but automakers are confident their time will come. Do you think eco-freindly battery and hybrid cars are the future?

 
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