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Jaguar's updated XJ range: Flagship 300km/h XJR 575 for SA

2017-07-24 12:01

Jaguar SA has announced a range of enhancements to its local XJ line-up which will include the new flagship XJR 575 - the automaker's 'fastest production sedan'.

Boy, 10, caught 4 times in 6 weeks for stealing cars

2017-07-22 18:00

A 10-year-old Florida boy described by police as "flashy" cut off his ankle monitor the day after being charged with stealing a car and stole another vehicle...

#DriveByDunkChallenge - the next viral car-video sensation?

2017-07-21 13:39

Remember ‘Ghosting’? The next viral car challenge could see drivers hopping out of their rides, finding a basketball hoop and capturing an epic dunk on camera. Check out #DriveByDunkChallenge.

Mazda extends defective airbag recall: 19 000 SA cars could be affected

2017-07-17 09:21

'It has been recorded that an additional estimated 19 000 units are affected in South Africa,' says Mazda SA as it extends its recall of defective Takata airbags.

New models, luxury SUVs in SA... Top 10 motoring stories of the week

2017-07-07 13:16

BMW's new 4 Series in SA, best-selling luxury SUVs, 12 Porsche sports cars damaged in a blaze... take a look at some of the top motoring stories this week.

#Right2Repair: One step closer to giving SA car owners a choice

2017-06-27 14:19

The Right2Repair campaign has been given another boost with the formation of Right to Repair SA, a Section 21, not-for-profit company. It allows consumers to select where their vehicles are serviced, maintained and repaired at the workshop of their choice.

3 cars + wacky imagination = an insane fidget spinner!

2017-06-22 10:08

Russian bloggers created a crazy fidget spinner that could appeal to insane petrolheads by welding together three cars.

30 fascinating facts you might not have known about Volkswagen

2017-06-20 07:34

To celebrate Volkswagen's 80-year anniversary, here are 30 interesting facts about the German automaker.

The 'Courtesy Honk': Nicest car hooter yet

2017-06-15 08:56

The 'courtesy honk' creates a friendlier sound, designed to alert drivers and pedestrians in a respectful manner, says this YouTuber MarkRober.

'Cars 3' steers a welcome if imperfect gender shift

2017-06-14 10:55

Pixar's 'Cars 3' steers a welcome, if imperfect gender shift in the male-dominated 'Cars' franchise.

 

New Lexus LC 500: 'A beautiful brute in a suit'

2017-07-23 00:00

It’s not often Melinda Ferguson falls for a car before she's actually driven it. But this happened at the recent unveiling of the Lexus LC 500 in Cape Town.

Audi to give 850 000 diesel cars 'emissions-improving' software

2017-07-21 13:46

German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850 000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler.

WATCH: 26 cars involved in N17 crash pile-up

2017-07-18 08:53

Dashcam footage shows a huge crash involving more than 20 cars along the N17. The pile-up was due to a nearby veld fire covering the road in heavy smoke. Warning: graphic footage.

Elon Musk talks cars and humanity's fate

2017-07-17 07:39

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned a bipartisan gathering of US governors that more regulation is needed of artificial intelligence because it's a 'fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization'.

5 things you should know about the SA car industry

2017-07-05 15:01

'There were some bright points in the local economy with the motor industry being one of them,' says economist Azar Jammine. Here are five things you should know about the SA car industry.

Review: Volkswagen Move Up!

2017-06-26 08:53

'Does cramming this much safety into the Volkswagen Move Up! make it better that the Polo Vivo?' AutoTrader's Chad Luckhoff finds out!.

5 reasons why Mahindra's TUV300 is a suprisingly likable car

2017-06-21 08:36

'Once in awhile a car arrives that nobody is excited to drive but then it knocks your socks off with its cute charms,' says Janine Van der Post as she drives the Mahindra TUV300.

'When you boo me it hurts my feelings' - Racer Danica Patrick to fans

2017-06-15 09:47

'I'm taking the booing. I'm doing the best I can,' says Nascar veteran Danica Patrick as she confronted angry spectators on track. WARNING: harsh language

PICS: 7 cars LeMans racers drive in their spare time!

2017-06-15 08:35

With the 2017 LeMans 24hrs upon us, here's a list of cars competitors drive in their spare time. The 7 vehicles even feature team livery!

SA's best-selling cars: Bakkies, sports cars & luxury SUVs

2017-06-12 08:42

Need a new car? We list the top 10 best-selling cars, bakkies, sports cars and luxury SUVs in SA.

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