ARTICLES RELATING TO CARS

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.'

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.

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.

Car survival kit: 10 items you should always have

2015-08-19 08:39

The last thing you want to do is be in car trouble and have nothing with you to help. Here are 10 items to help you out.

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Watch as a journalist attempts to get ready for his busy day, while remaining firmly behind the wheel of a self-driving car on the scary highways of Germany's autobahn.

Watch as a journalist attempts to get ready for his busy day, while remaining firmly behind the wheel of a self-driving car on the scary highways of Germany's autobahn.

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Outfits on wheels: Zim's haute carture?

2015-05-28 09:28

In Zimbabwe's depressed economy, cars are becoming used-clothing stores. Fancy some outdoor shopping? This takes mobile shops and fitting rooms to a new level.

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.

 
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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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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.

Is it time to replace your car battery?

2015-10-15 15:06

Here are the signs you need to look out for.

Auto Q&A: VW chairman speaks on 'reinvention'

2015-09-15 10:07

Despite the economic slowdown in China, Volkswagen chairman Martin Winterkorn believes the automaker can master the pending 'digital revolution'.

Read this before buying a car online

2015-08-07 06:32

Thinking about buying a second-hand car online? Here are some tips to help you make the right choice.

Telkom plays down vehicle shortage fears

2015-07-02 15:09

Telecommunications giant Telkom has played down fears that it is experiencing a vehicle shortage for its technicians.

Middle-seat kids: Why are they special?

2015-05-06 06:21

Limited legroom, a siblings on each side... the middle seat has long been considered the short straw in a car but does it have a secret?

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.

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