Abiteboul hails Renault's Illien tie-up

2014-12-24 11:18

After a dismal year during the 2014 Formula 1 season, Red Bull has some new hope in its works engine supplier Renault with the news of the company's new alliance.

Red Bull fed-up, pulling rank at Renault

2014-08-25 10:12

After much disappointment and frustration with Renault's F1 engine project reigning champion team Red Bull is now deeply involved with the improvement of its 'power units'.

That a Beemer or vice Verso?

2013-12-02 13:23

Toyota will launch its 1.6 D-4D Verso in 2014 with a BMW engine. Bet you didn’t see that one coming?

Trapped puppy’s engine ride(V)

2013-07-09 14:36

A couple driving in Florida realised something was amiss their Chrysler PT Cruiser. What they found was a pet owner’s nightmare – a puppy trapped on the engine. VIDEO

Renault power for Torro Rosso

2013-05-22 11:48

Toro Rosso's anticipated switch from Ferrari to Renault power for 2014 and beyond will be announced imminently, German magazine Sport Bild reports.

Out of India: Ford EcoSport

2013-05-13 08:01

Ford has taken on the urban SUV market with its SA-bound EcoSport. A Fiesta on steroids or high-riding Figo? SERGIO DAVIDS reports from Goa, India.

Honda power for McLaren?

2013-03-05 08:05

McLaren has yet to sign an engine deal for the new turbo V6 era beginning in 2014 though the team is in talks with Japanese automaker Honda.

Kia Pro_ceed(s) to wow rivals

2013-01-30 08:39

The Kia Pro_cee'd GT and cee'd GT, the Korean automaker's most performance-focused cars yet, will launch at the 2013 Geneva auto show. Will they take on the Golf GTI?

2013 Honda VFR1200XD

2013-01-22 11:41

In 2012 Honda announced the expansion of its state-of-the-art V4 model line-up by introducing the new Crosstourer, first launched as a concept model in 2010 at the Eicma show.

Pure power: Citroen goes greener

2012-12-12 11:36

Citroen has revealed its new and much smaller, yet more powerful, PureTech engines.

Bernie happy with F1's 1.6 engines

2012-09-13 14:40

Formule a chief executive Bernie Ecclestone is now happier with the prospect of the sport's V6 engine rules switch.


Merc won't warm to 'unfreeze' pressure

2014-10-13 08:22

Mercedes is unlikely to back down under pressure from Formula 1 rivals to agree to relax the current engine 'freeze'. Teams are not allowed to tinker with V6 power units in 2014.

Red Bull cried engine trouble in 2012

2014-07-02 08:25

Red Bull's team boss Christian Horner has pointed out that problems with Renault engines are not new - the ream first raised its concerns way back in 2012.

Jag, Landy to recall 11 852 cars

2013-08-14 08:03

Jaguar Land Rover will recall 11 852 vehicles in China to correct possible engine and oil leakage problems, China's quality watchdog said.

EcoBoost: Engine champ - again

2013-06-05 20:52

Ford's one-litre, three-cylinder EcoBoost petrol engine has for the second year running been named International Engine of the Year.

Rolls backs SA Bloodhound project

2013-05-13 19:40

Rolls-Royce has support for The Bloodhound Project, an international education initiative focused on a 1609km/h land speed record attempt in South Africa.

Top Euro eco-automaker named

2013-03-08 09:25

Fiat, for the sixth consecutive year, has been confirmed as the automaker with Europe' lowest average CO2 emissions - 119.8g/km.

HRT scrapped 'for parts'

2013-02-14 11:43

Assets of the defunct Formula 1 team HRT have been bought by a well-known automotive component recycler.

Kia Pro_ceed(s) to wow rivals

2013-01-29 08:44

The Kia Pro_cee'd GT and cee'd GT, the Korean automaker's most performance-focused cars yet, will launch at the 2013 Geneva auto show. Will they take on the Golf GTI?

BMW's monstrous M6 Gran Coupe

2012-12-18 13:13

The BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe was launched in SA in July 2012. Now BMW has launched the updated version - the M6 Gran coupe.

Green engines for next Fiesta

2012-09-26 12:07

Ford's new Fiesta focuses on style and fuel economy with six engines - including a one-litre EcoBoost - at the 2012 Paris auto show. We've details of the new model plus the 133kW Fiesta ST!

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