ARTICLES RELATING TO MOTORING

The Ford Fiesta ST brings out the hooligan in you

2014-06-09 15:30

If you want to drive the Ford Fiesta 1.6 ST girls you have to have er… balls

Dude, where's my car?

2014-03-27 09:37

Have you seen a white VW polo? It's mine, and I want it back.

Journo slammed in 'kill a biker' row

2014-02-17 12:15
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Motoring journalist Thegandra Naidoo has been given a leave of absence at Auto Business Review for his insensitive comments regarding the death of a biker. His comments? He suggested he would try and kill bikers by opening his car door, hopefully "breaking their necks".

Dude, where's my car?

2014-02-06 15:05

Have you seen a white VW polo? It's mine, and I want it back.

‘Tis the season to be silly?

2013-11-29 17:30

The festive season is upon us, and with it, parties, celebrations and fireworks. Here’s how to NOT get in trouble this silly season.

Mamma mia! Fiat 500L in SA

2013-10-26 12:15

Fiat SA has expanded its 500 family with the funky 500L, here to challenge the Mini Countryman. Lovable and practical MPV or ponderous Mom's Taxi?

Get in gear for 'The Garage'

2013-10-11 12:45

'The Garage’ is a 13-part educational TV series that will start on October 21 2013 on DSTV and be broadcast at various times on several channels.

Peters' road map for safer roads

2013-09-19 09:09

The ANC government is forging ahead with legislation to cut drivers' legal blood alcohol levels, national transport minister Dipuo Peters has announced.

Pinetown crash: How God saw it...

2013-09-11 12:19

Aerial video of the horrific Pinetown crash has surfaced showing an articulated container carrier crashing at high speed through a red light at a road junction and colliding with four minibus taxis and a car. At last count, 22 people had died; dozens were injured.

New Duster adds polish to Dacia

2013-09-10 10:55

Dacia - sister company to Renault which is only now launching the current model in South Africa - is unveiling the new Duster at the 2013 Frankfurt auto show.

Would you leave a tied-up woman in the back of your car?

2013-09-10 09:52

Then why get something that makes it seem as if you did?

New Audi RS models head for SA

2013-09-09 12:37

The new Audi RS Q3, along with the recently launched RS 7 Sportback, will round up the family to a tally of eight. Both will reach South Africa in January 2014.

New Audi RS models head for SA

2013-09-09 10:15

The new Audi RS Q3, along with the recently launched RS 7 Sportback, will round up the family to a tally of eight. Both will reach South Africa in January 2014.

GM announces new sales VP

2013-09-06 15:05

General Motors SA has announced the appointment of Brian Olson as its new vice-president for vehicle sales, service and marketing.

Formula M: 50 years in SA

2013-09-05 23:15

TJAART JOUBERT, chairman of the South African Formula M Racing Club, is calling on former members and fans as the club celebrates its 50th year in motorsport. Not familiar with the sport? Watch Formula M racing action at Zwartkops!

Car UV Protection: A burning issue

2013-09-05 17:58

Car windows are designed to protect you during a crash but they won’t necessarily protect you from the sun. Sun protection can vary depending on the automaker and even by the windows within a vehicle.

Tuk-tuks takeover in Paris

2013-08-30 10:47

Colourful tuk-tuks are nothing new in Cape Town but now the Asian three-wheeled rickshas are all the rave in Paris, much to the dismay of the traffic cops.

Interlock seat belts to return?

2013-08-30 09:15

The auto industry may force drivers to buckle-up before their car will start as seat belt-ignition interlocks are back on the vehicle safety table. In case you're not familiar with the tech, we've included an interlocking training video from 1974!

Chev's new Camaro breaks cover

2013-08-23 12:23

Chevrolet will unveil its new Camaro convertible and coupe at the 65th Frankfurt auto show in September. BumbleBee is looking good, yo.

Sanral: Tolls could kill your kids

2013-08-16 09:52

Sanral's proposed E-Tolls could send heavy traffic thundering through leafy suburbs to save money - and put your children and property in peril.

F12berlinetta makes SA debut

2013-05-17 07:36

SA's Viglietti Motors has revealed the new F12berlinetta, the model which ushers in a new generation of V12 Prancing Horses.

Tesla loses 'Top Gear' battle

2013-03-08 11:35

Battery-car maker Tesla has lost its claim that Top Gear negatively portrayed its Roadster and that Jeremy Clarkson and his team "grossly misled potential purchasers".

How to avoid an accident in December

2012-12-07 12:00

Driver? Here’s what you need to do to keep safe on the roads – before you even leave the house!

Common car problems, solved!

2012-11-26 12:00

Lights’ flashing on the dashboard, alarm starts ringing for no apparent reason – what now? Here's a guide on what to do when your ride starts acting up.

 

The Ford Fiesta ST brings out the hooligan in you

2014-06-06 15:24

If you want to drive the Ford Fiesta 1.6 ST girls, you have to have er… balls

On the road: women cause bashes, men cause crashes

2014-03-24 12:48

A study reveals that women are more likely to be involved in minor accidents while men are involved in more serious road collisions.

Dude, where's my car?

2014-02-07 13:00

Have you seen a white VW polo? It's mine, and I want it back.

What NOT to do in your car

2014-01-31 11:19

Tips on how to avoid distractions on the road to make for better and safer driving.

Rencken: 2013 Brazil GP preview

2013-11-21 10:38

The 2013 Formula 1 season comes to an end on Sunday with Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel officially claiming his fourth World Championship title. Wheels24 F1 guru DIETER RENCKEN hopes for a thrilling last V8-powered race in Sao Paulo.

Reader's top 6 tips for riders

2013-10-18 11:45

Wheels24 reader and veteran rider HILTON CARROLL shares his top six safety tips for South African motorcyclists. Anybody else have more suggestions...?

2014 SA Coty: Semi-finalists named!

2013-09-20 11:52

The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists has named its 40 semi-finalists for the 2014 Car of the Year competition. Hopefully we won't see a repeat of the 2012 SA Coty controversy...

Are men less responsible drivers?

2013-09-12 11:47

According to a recent survey, men are twice as likely to drive drunk than their female counterparts in South Africa, where 2/3 of car accidents are alcohol related.

Spirits lift as Frankfurt blooms

2013-09-11 09:40

It's not all gloom and gloom in global car sales. Thanks to the 2013 Frankfurt auto show it seems spirits, and sales, are lifting - at least in the US.

Frankfurt's top 10 new cars

2013-09-10 10:15

Porsche, Bugatti, hybrids, cheapies and vans... but here are the top 10 most eagerly awaited new cars showing at the 2013 Frankfurt auto show as doors open today.

Geely's new R89k cheapie for SA

2013-09-09 14:49

The Chinese are invading the local market with loads of new products. Geely is the latest with its one-litre GC2. It doesn't seem half bad at all in terms of features and it will retail for R89 900!

Pup in peril? Biker dog caught in Cape

2013-09-09 11:45

A Wheels24 reader sent us a video of a rider spotted near Century City, Cape Town, with a dog riding on the tank. Do you think the rider should be punished?

Licence-plate readers spark fear

2013-09-09 08:47

Police are rapidly expanding the use of automatic licence-plate readers. As is the case in SA, this has sparked debate on whether the technology is a crime-fighting tool or a massive invasion of privacy.

Win one of four sets of tyres!

2013-09-06 08:45

Enter our competition and stand a chance to win one of four sets of premium Vredestein tyres!

Long haul for driverless cars

2013-09-05 20:15

Cars that drive themselves could be on the road by the end of the twentyteens, says DEE-ANN DURBIN, but don’t take your foot off the pedal just yet.

Using HITLER in your car ad? Not a good idea.

2013-09-02 10:00

This fake Mercedes commercial made a lot of people very uncomfortable.

Renault No.2 gets the boot

2013-08-30 09:21

Renault has announced that its deputy head, Carlos Tavares (55), will leave immediately since the executive sad publicly that he wanted to head a US auto group.

VW's EV assault: New e-Golf and e-up!

2013-08-28 08:00

Volkswagen will up the electric vehicle ante at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show with the debut of two battery vehicles - the e-Golf and e-up!

Second hijacker shot by target

2013-08-22 08:53

A man was shot on Tuesday by the driver of a car he tried to hijack near Wemmer Pan in central Johannesburg - the second such "fight back" road incident this week.

F12berlinetta makes SA debut

2013-05-21 13:35

SA's Viglietti Motors has revealed the new F12berlinetta, the model which ushers in a new generation of V12 Prancing Horses.

Learner Driver Diaries: What does this button do?

2013-03-14 00:00

What can you expect in your first driving lesson? A lot of talk, a lot of checks, and a fair amount of panic, says Kele Scheppers.

Keeping your tyres in check

2012-12-12 12:00

Fitting your car with a Valve-Check and Spare-Check will save you money. Believe it?

How to avoid an accident in December

2012-11-27 14:33

Driver? Here’s what you need to do to keep safe on the roads – before you even leave the house!

Keeping your tyres in check

2012-11-21 12:11

Fitting your car with a Valve-Check and Spare-Check will save you money. Believe it?

 
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