ARTICLES RELATING TO CAR

Do you know where you’re going to?

2014-04-10 10:23

Introducing the new Land Rover Discovery 2014

Breathe easier behind the wheel

2014-04-01 11:48

It's not possible to keep air pollution outside your car entirely, but there are ways to reduce exposure.

A farewell to my first car

2014-03-27 10:59

Losing a car can be surprisingly heart-wrenching, especially if it was your first.

Car culture plateaus

2014-01-21 07:31

The automobile's glamour appears to be fading in many advanced economies.

Top 10 bad driving habits

2013-09-25 12:11

Driving too close to another vehicle, not indicating before turning, stealing a parking slot... we list 10 awful road rage-inducing driving habits. And they're official...

Car UV Protection: A burning issue

2013-09-05 17:58

Car windows are designed to protect you during a crash but they won’t necessarily protect you from the sun. Sun protection can vary depending on the automaker and even by the windows within a vehicle.

VOTE: The best car in SA?

2013-08-27 14:48

The folks over at Women on Wheels have voted for the 2013 Women’s Car of the Year. Do you agree with their decision?

Reader: Tesla has cracked it

2013-06-05 10:20

Wheels24 reader TONY ROBINSON points out Tesla's supercharging network will be even better than predicted, especially if the charging stations were introduced in South Africa.

New Cerato: Full of surprises

2013-05-23 09:27

Design guru Peter Schreyer has done it again with the Kia Cerato just out in South Africa. The sedan is the first of a 55-model barrage coming from Korea!

Audi brings brochures to life

2013-05-17 13:51

Audi's "augmented reality" mobile app breathes new life into the ho-hum of printed brochures with the addition of multimedia elements.

'Lost' last Mini up for sale

2013-05-14 10:59

A salvaged Mini Clubman hidden in tunnels under the Longbridge factory in England for 30 years is to be auctioned.

Vettel blames tyres for slump

2013-05-13 07:44

Sebastian Vettel blamed his relative slump to fourth in the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix on Red Bull's inability to manage their tyres as well as rivals Ferrari and Lotus.

Lost F1 income hurts Marussia

2013-05-02 09:42

Technical chief Pat Symonds has admitted Marussia's loss of Concorde Agreement revenue "really hurts". Well, it was $10-million...

SA drivers: Shock survey result

2013-04-30 09:37

Highest in breaking the rules of the road but tops in checking their tyres... a global survey of young drivers reveals some startling statistics about SA's young drivers!

Reader: Hummer killer's offer

2013-04-24 06:28

Wheels24 reader FIONA SEEDAT says "absolution cannot be bought" as Hummer killer-driver Indi Hamalindi Chiyabu offered victims' families R700 000 in compensation.

Dubai cop's R2.2m Ferrari

2013-04-18 09:23

Dubai Police have unveiled its latest high performance patrol car - a 485kW V12 Ferrari FF with a price-tag of R2.2-million.

Webber, Alonso's cheeky photo

2013-04-17 13:32

Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber have rekindled the 'Multi-21' controversy with a cheeky photo posted on Twitter.

Toyota's hybrid pass 5m milestone

2013-04-17 07:18

Toyota says its global sales of hybrid vehicles have exceeded five million models, in a milestone for technology that was initially greeted with skepticism.

Hungry boy (6) steals dad’s car

2013-04-16 08:06

A six-year old boy was pulled over by police after he had borrowed his father’s car to get Chinese food at 6am in Michigan.

MG to reveal radical SUV concept

2013-04-15 11:15

The latest result of a massive MG investment means a SUV will be produced by the iconic automaker really soon. Check out MG’s first compact SUV- the CS!

'What we've done with car hurt us'

2013-04-12 10:05

McLaren's Jenson Button reckons his team can make up lost ground because its cars have more development potential than their rivals.

Free cars for 'Barely Legals'

2013-04-12 07:41

Texting while driving, swearing at other drivers, driving while drunk... the UK authorities are probing the BBC reality show 'Barely Legal Drivers'.

GM to axe 500 Oz jobs

2013-04-09 11:59

General Motors plans to shed 500 jobs in Australia because of weakening demand for its Holden (Chevrolet) Cruze and a high Australian dollar.

Stylish Auris HSD arrives in SA

2013-04-04 14:13

Toyota has boosted its eco-friendly profile in South Africa with the latest addition to its hybrid family. Check out the second-generation Auris HSD! GALLERY

Video: Nissan GT newbies crash

2013-04-03 12:26

'Professional drivers in training', having graduated from PlayStation to "real world" driving, take their toll on Nissan’s 370Z cars at the 2013 GT academy. It's Nismo's crash compilation.

 

Do you know where you’re going to?

2014-04-09 15:33

Introducing the new Land Rover Discovery 2014

A farewell to my first car

2014-03-28 10:30

Losing a car can be surprisingly heart-wrenching, especially if it was your first.

What NOT to do in your car

2014-01-31 11:19

Tips on how to avoid distractions on the road to make for better and safer driving.

#Look, no hands: Car selfie craze

2013-11-04 10:37

What could be more distracting than texting while driving? A reckless trend has gripped Instagram as drivers post ‘selfies’ taken at the wheel. Toyota released an advert ‘Don’t shoot and drive'.

Top 10 bad driving habits

2013-09-25 09:30

Driving too close to another vehicle, not indicating before turning, stealing a parking slot... we list 10 awful road rage-inducing driving habits. And they're official...

Using HITLER in your car ad? Not a good idea.

2013-09-02 10:00

This fake Mercedes commercial made a lot of people very uncomfortable.

Taking on Golf: Next Mazda3

2013-06-27 12:12

The third-generation Mazda3 has shown off its curves globally as the Japanese automaker hopes its new model will be a far more serious contender to Volkswagen’s Golf.

Quadrifoglio Verde: Alfa icon

2013-06-04 12:11

In 1923 the Quadrifoglio became an emblem linked to Alfa Romeo, when Ugo Sivocci decided to race in the Targa Florio with the symbol painted on the bonnet of his “RL”.

Ja well no fine for Jozi drivers

2013-05-21 15:17

If you're a Jozi driver with a few traffic violations, bin them. The city is erasing any outstanding summons or penalties issued since December 2012.

Nissan chief welcomes Yen's fall

2013-05-15 07:53

Nissan president Carlos Ghosn welcomed the Yen's decline to what he called "neutral" levels for the Japanese automaker's profitability.

Nuke power need for electric cars

2013-05-13 13:38

Bankruptcy, job cuts, few buyers - even if electric cars take off one analyst believes "a multitude" of nuclear power stations would be needed for recharging.

How to deliver a baby in a car

2013-05-09 09:15

Watch these handy videos on how to deliver a baby in an emergency.

Automakers tuning-out CD, radio

2013-05-02 07:19

CD players are taking a back seat to Bluetooth... and the car radio is doomed as automakers tune out old tech.

Gramps clocks 1.6m km in Porsches

2013-04-29 09:37

An 82-year-old aficionado of German sports cars has racked up more than 1.6-million km in 20 Porsches since 1957. He recalls his 55-year love affair with Porsche! VIDEO

Reader responds: SA young drivers

2013-04-18 10:03

"Rules, it seems, are definitely meant to be broken by many SA drivers," writes Wheels24 reader FIONA SEEDAT.

Rencken: Why race in Bahrain?

2013-04-18 07:50

Despite Bernie Ecclestone claiming to have dozens of race host applications, the Formula 1 chief executive insists on racing in what could be considered a conflict zone, writes DIETER RENCKEN.

General Motors gaining on Toyota

2013-04-17 09:48

General Motors edged out Volkswagen in its first-quarter sales as both companies try to close the gap with Toyota for the global sales crown.

Pirelli drop soft tyres for Bahrain

2013-04-16 14:10

Formula 1 tyre suppliers Pirelli have decided against using soft tyres at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Charitable Rolls creates fab Ghost

2013-04-16 07:25

Rolls-Royce has revealed a special edition Ghost extended wheelbase to support charity Breast Cancer Care. Check out the stunning pink FAB1!

Reader: Plan for SA road safety

2013-04-12 13:07

Reader GERRIT KELLERMAN believes that "if there is any earnest commitment from the government to reduce the slaughter on South African roads” it should follow his plan for road safety.

2013 Chinese GP: Practice 1

2013-04-12 07:42

Nico Rosberg led a Mercedes 1-2 in the first practice session ahead of Sunday's 2013 Chinese Fformula 1 GP.

Vettel: Apology but no remorse

2013-04-11 11:20

Formula 1 World champion Sebastian Vettel has made clear that his apology to Red Bull for ignoring team orders does not extend to remorse about winning.

N Korea fears spark GM contingency

2013-04-05 11:42

The global auto industry has finally woken up to the fact that its supply of South Korean vehicle parts is in peril while North Korea rattles its nuclear sabres. What to do?

250km/h racer takes on Tesla

2013-04-04 08:27

Detroit Electric, a start-up battery-car company reviving a century-old brand, has unveiled its first model - a stunning R1.2-million sports car. GALLERY

65% of SA cars NOT insured

2013-04-03 10:51

The AA and a major insurance broker want the return of compulsory third-party insurance - including the 65% totally uninsured in South Africa. It could cost as little as R50 a month!

 
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