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China rises at Frankfurt auto show

2017-09-20 10:55

Traditional heavyweights Fiat, Peugeot and Volvo may have shunned the 2017 Frankfurt motor show but for Chinese automakers looking to make inroads in Europe the chance to step into the limelight was not to be missed.

#SaveTheChildren: This LaFerrari Aperta sells for €8.3-million at charity auction!

2017-09-11 07:57

Ferrari set yet another record when a LaFerrari Aperta sold for a staggering €8.3-million at the RM Sotheby’s auction. All proceeds will be donated to Save the Children.

SA children at risk: Overloading cars, bakkies and the law

2017-09-04 08:19

Current laws do not adequately address the dangers of overloading vehicles, writes Wheel Well's Peggie Mars, an organisation promoting road safety for children.

SA's best-selling cars: VW's Polo Vivo leads the way

2017-09-01 19:21

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo remains one of SA's favourite cars. We list the top 10 best-selling passenger cars in August 2017.

SA car, bakkie trends show 'local is lekker'

2017-08-31 15:44

When it comes to buying new vehicles, South Africans have a growing preference for purchasing locally-built cars, according to year-to-date sales data by Naamsa.

What car matches your salary?

2017-08-24 06:01

Have a look at which cars you can buy with your current monthly salary.

Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes - study

2017-08-23 08:40

Researchers say safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are significantly reducing crashes.

Texas woman gets 10 years for $1.2-million Nigeria car scam

2017-08-21 07:47

A Texas woman is going to prison for a $1.2-million identity-theft scheme that used bogus tax refunds to buy and ship used cars to Nigeria.

SA's best-selling cars: Bakkies, sports cars and more

2017-08-08 09:21

From bakkies to sports cars, we list some of the best-selling vehicles for the month of July 2017.

Would this work in SA? Cars banned for a day in Turkmenistan

2017-07-31 08:02

Turkmenistan has banned most locals in its major cities from using their cars for a day in a bid to promote cycling and healthy lifestyles. Would this work in SA?

 

World Car of the Year: Which model do you think should win?

2017-09-12 17:21

The journey to the 2018 World Car Awards has begun at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Check out the full list of eligible winners.

New traffic laws for SA: Transport Minister Maswanganyi welcomes Aarto

2017-09-07 08:55

Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, has welcomed the passing of the Aarto Amendment Bill. The bill paves the way for a driver points demerit system and an Appeals Tribunal to deal with traffic fines.

PICS: Car stolen in 1979, set to be reunited with owner 38 years later

2017-09-01 19:49

A blue Peugeot 104 stolen in 1979 is being reunited with its owner 38 years later. French police pulled it, in surprisingly good shape from a murky swamp.

SEE: Automakers to face toughest emissions tests yet

2017-09-01 08:26

European motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data following two new EU car tests.

$22-million for a classic Aston Martin! Most expensive cars at Monterey car week

2017-08-28 11:07

Classic car auctions are renowned for super wealthy car collectors purchasing some of the finest and rarest automobiles for obscene amounts of money. Check out some of the most expensive models sold at the Monterey Car Week.

Petrol price hike: 5 essential fuel saving tips

2017-08-24 06:01

With the price of petrol and diesel expected to rise at the end of August, we list a few ways you can save fuel on SA's roads.

Ford to offer incentives to scrap older cars

2017-08-22 10:52

Ford is offering car buyers an incentive to trade in older vehicles for newer, less polluting models. Would this work in South Africa?

Are they towing a bank safe? 5 crazy movie car stunts

2017-08-16 08:22

With the release of action/thriller 'Baby Driver' at cinemas, we take a look at some of the craziest car movie stunts.

Good news for SA! Car sales rise, 'massive' increase in exports - Naamsa

2017-08-01 20:11

South Africa’s new vehicle sales grew 4.1% in July with a total of 46 719 units sold, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa.

And SA's top vehicle brands for customer service are...

2017-07-28 15:44

Buying a car should be a pleasure, so which automakers make sure you drive off with a smile? The latest Ipsos SA vehicle quality awards have been released.

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