Tesla moves into batteries for homes, businesses

2015-05-03 20:15

Tesla Motors has unveiled storage systems or batteries for homes, companies and utilities that will expand its business beyond electric vehicles.

Google said to have brokered deal to buy Tesla

2015-04-21 16:17

As Musk put his staff on crisis footing to save Tesla, he also reportedly began negotiating a deal to sell the company to Google.

New car sales show consumers under pressure

2015-03-16 15:40

The consumer driven new car market continues to experience pressure on a year-on-year basis, according to the latest industry review. unveils his sexy new custom designed Lexus

2014-09-27 11:00 has unveiled his custom designed Lexus NX in Paris.

India market no joyride

2014-02-10 15:22

It's a rough road for global car makers hoping to tap into India's vast potential.

Mexico drives N-American auto investment

2013-10-21 16:36

The Mexican auto industry is about to go on a $10bn factory building spree, illustrating its rising economic challenge to rivals from the US to China.

Alarm bells for car buyers

2013-08-15 20:43

Pretoria police have warned potential car buyers to speak directly with dealerships because they are investigating con artists pretending to be sales people.

How to reduce monthly car expenses

2013-08-05 13:23

It is very important to budget carefully for the total mobility cost when planning to buy a car.

Toyota profit triples to $9.7bn

2013-05-08 10:18

Toyota's full-year net profit more than tripled to $9.7bn, with the world's largest automaker adding it was on track for another soaring profit in the current fiscal year.

GM CEO says Opel not for sale

2013-01-14 16:25

General Motors says that its Opel unit was not for sale, following a report that Peugeot could take over the troubled European arm of the US automaker.


Ford recall because door could 'fly open'

2015-04-27 12:33

Ford has issued a safety recall for certain models due to a door latch issue that creates the potential for a door to unlatch while driving.

Carbon emissions from new cars in EU fall

2015-04-16 10:45

Average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union have fallen 2.6% last year, beating goals set for 2015.

Car is king as Dubai overtakes NY, London

2015-03-16 11:02

The number of vehicles in Dubai has doubled over the past eight years giving the Gulf emirate more cars per person than New York or London.

Shift from new to used cars

2014-03-03 15:02

The value of the rand is likely to have a greater impact on the new vehicle market in 2014 than the current interest rate cycle, says an expert.

Classic car show

2013-11-28 13:12

Vintage car lovers, feast your eyes at the Classic car show at the Johannesburg Expo centre (1 December 2013).

SA motorists switch to smaller cars

2013-09-19 07:56

South Africans' love of large, gas-guzzling cars is taking a back seat in the face of record petrol prices.

Planes (3D)

2013-08-15 09:27

Bland, boring, crass and lazy, Planes is strictly for the very young and the very easily amused.

Toyota recalls 185 000 cars

2013-07-03 10:50

Toyota has recalled 185 000 vehicles globally, including its Yaris, due to a glitch in the power steering system.

Renault recalls over 60 000 cars

2013-02-10 15:28

Renault has begun recalling more than 60 000 cars exported to China over problems with their fuel gauge sensors, says a consumer quality watchdog.

GM recalls 'roll away' cars

2013-01-04 16:34

General Motors is recalling more than 69 000 vehicles globally due to a potential steering column defect.

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