Car crashes, suicide top unnatural death claims - Discovery

2016-07-22 16:17

SA has one of the world's highest car accident rates and Discovery Life says the majority of life claims it paid out in 2015 for unnatural deaths related to car crashes.

Tesla readies updated 'secret masterplan'

2016-07-11 20:00

Electric carmaker Tesla is preparing an updated "secret masterplan," as the company looks to rebound from concerns over two crashes of vehicles.

Kia launches 'unlimited mileage' warranty in SA

2016-06-02 14:32

Kia has launched a new 5-year/Unlimited Mileage warranty in South Africa. The new warranty covers the entire Kia range from June 2016.

India starts restricting cars to clear air

2016-04-16 08:26

The New Delhi government has begun a second round of two-week car restrictions to reduce air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city.

Do you trust your mechanic in SA? More than 5000 say 'NO'

2016-02-24 13:26

More than 5200 users believe that mechanics cannot be trusted in South Africa. The SA Motor Industry Workshop Association says it's a 'few bad apples that spoil the bunch.'

WATCH: Heartbroken elephant crushes cars

2016-02-16 08:32

A heartbroken elephant crushed nearly 20 cars near a Chinese nature reserve during a sulk over the Valentine's Day weekend.

Meanwhile in the US: Winter waves freeze car solid

While South Africans are trying their best to stay cool in the summer heat, a video of a car frozen solid next to Lake Erie in Buffalo, New York, has gone viral.

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Dapper Coffee Co. in Cape Town

2016-01-08 11:27

Pop in for a cup of great coffee on the corner of Bree and Strand.

Middle-seat kids: Why are they special?

2015-11-13 11:23

The middle seat isn't anyone's favourite with siblings on either side and limited space. But it does have an advantage...

Massive knock from govt, rental on car sales

2015-11-03 05:45

New vehicle sales have suffered a massive decline, with the biggest knocks coming from sales through the government and rental channels.


Movie cars of the future: How close are they to reality?

2016-07-22 09:17

From Blade Runner's 'Spinner' to the stylish Lexus seen in Minority Report... we look at futuristic cars featured in movies and find out just how close they are from becoming a reality on our roads.

Car giants see road to riches in sharing

2016-06-12 12:45

Auto giants are racing to invest in car- and ride-sharing services, lured by the prospect of fat profits yet to be tapped from a billion cars on the world's roads.

The small flaw in high-tech cars

2016-06-01 15:49

High-tech cars may offer the ultimate in automated safety features, but that means little in the face of idiot drivers, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Navigation market for self-driving cars heats up

2016-03-14 06:58

From cartographers on foot to gathering data from vehicles equipped with sensors, a Japanese company that started out making guides listing public hot spring baths is taking a leap into the world of autonomous driving.

Consumer Report: Audi tops rankings despite emissions scandal

2016-02-24 08:07

Audi is the top brand in Consumer Reports' annual rankings despite the fact that its diesels cheated on US emissions tests. Find out how other automaker's fared...

The growing popularity of supercars

2016-01-27 10:00

Why are supercars so popular among the wealthy? Rens Rademeyer, general manager for Maserati Johannesburg shares more on this trend.

Ferrari 'nothing to do with the rest of the schmucks'

2016-01-11 17:36

Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne said the luxury brand is more than just an automaker. He said a Ferrari 'is not really a car. It has nothing to do with the rest of the schmucks.'

Iran impounds thousands of cars for 'bad hair cover'

2015-12-15 15:04

Iran has impounded tens of thousands of cars in 2015. The reason? Women inside the affected vehicles had not properly covered their hair with a headscarf...

Investors ditch VW as scandal widens to fuel consumption

2015-11-04 13:00

Investors have wiped another €3bn off Volkswagen's market value after the car maker said it had understated the fuel consumption of some cars.

SA riders vs drivers: Biggest pet peeves revealed...

2015-10-07 11:09

From ‘slapping side-mirrors’ to ‘changing lanes without indicating’, Wheels24 users share their biggest pet peeves about motorcyclists and car drivers in South Africa.

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