ARTICLES RELATING TO GREEN

Huge Toyota hybrid recall: SA affected

2015-07-16 10:48

Toyota is recalling thousands of its hybrids globally. The reason? The vehicles could stall without warning! South African owners are affected...

BMW tops 2015 Engine of Year awards

2015-06-18 10:23

BMW was voted the overall winner at the 2015 Engine of the Year awards, scooping three class victories in the world’s leading engine competition.

Renewable energy vital for internet lifestyles

2015-05-13 00:00

A Greenpeace report has charged utilities with hampering efforts to use renewable energy to power data centres needed for services hosted in the cloud.

New York show: RAV4 upgrades for SA

2015-04-08 08:18

Toyota debuted its first hybrid RAV4 at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. We have details and gallery!

Tesla's next big thing: Model X spotted

2015-03-25 13:05

Tesla is readying its first electric SUV, the Model X, sporting the automaker’s new ‘falcon doors’. Check our spy images of the battery-powered SUV.

Japan: More EV points than fuel stations

2015-02-17 10:46

The number's a trifle misleading but Japan now has more battery-car plug-in spots, public and private, than fuel stations.

Nissan first with UV glow-in-dark Leaf

2015-02-12 09:48

Want to own a glow-in-the-dark Leaf? Nissan claims to be the first automaker to apply special UV paint enabling its battery car to glow for 10 hours in the dark. VIDEO

BMW names SA dealers for new i3, i8

2015-01-13 05:27

BMW has identified the four SA dealers which will support owners of its new i3 and i8 cars that will be sold from March 2015. We have prices!

Merc debuts super-luxury autonomous F 015

2015-01-07 10:30

Mercedes-Benz is debuting its future autonomous vehicle, the F 015, in Las Vegas. The new self-driving car could become a ‘mobile living space’ with its face-to-face seats.

Munich-Rome: On the trail of Hannibal

2014-12-11 11:19

Three drivers took on the Hannibal Tour 2014 to follow the infamous ancient general's route over the Alps to Rome. He was on an elephant - these guys were in BMW electric cars...

 

It’s never too early to green your kids

2015-07-07 15:13

5 ways to get your kids to live a more green lifestyle.

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This student residence uses 50% less electricity than standard buildings

This 208-bed residence in Stellenbosch will use 50% less electricity than a standard building. Watch.

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Hydrogen Hyundai - here's the price

2015-05-06 10:17

Hyundai's first mass-production fuel-cell vehicle, the ix35 Fuel Cell, is now selling in the UK. But what will the crossover FCEV cost...?

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Doccie highlights 70 million sharks killed yearly for soup

Did you know 70 million sharks are killed each year for shark fin soup, considered a delicacy in many Eastern cultures? Watch.

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Ford committed to African environment

2015-02-18 10:44

Ford has announced the expansion of its Ford Wildlife Foundation into Africa. The automaker says its 'employees and dealers' have an 'obligation to help secure our natural resources.'

Chev battery car challenge to Tesla

2015-02-13 10:13

Chevrolet will take the fight to Tesla with its own '320km-per-charge' electric car based on its Bolt battery car.

Derek Watts sees the light on green energy

2015-01-27 10:28

With Eskom increases inevitable and green technology becoming more efficient annually, we’re getting very close to the tipping point, says the Carte Blanche presenter.

Kia Soul EV: Real battery-range surprise

2015-01-08 08:58

Kia claims its Soul EV has a range of 212km but can the battery-powered MPV really achieve that figure? Green car experts tested one - watch the video!

Finding treasure in the trash

2014-12-30 12:45

Enterprising firm Earth Priobiotic takes abundant free waste and turns it into a lucrative business that’s not just profitable but is also saving the planet.

Sky eye: Awesome drone app for drivers

2014-12-11 06:32

How cool is this? A computer-controlled drone humming along above your car that feeds road info to your instrument panel. It beats the heck out of a dash cam...

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