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Pump-jockeys want R6000 a month

2013-06-19 12:12

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is in a wage dispute with the auto industry, demanding that even entry-level workers get at least R6000 a month.

Japan's top four in 3.4m recall

2013-04-11 12:54

Japan's top four automakers are recalling a combined 3.4 million vehicles globally due to defective air bags.

250km/h racer takes on Tesla

2013-04-04 08:27

Detroit Electric, a start-up battery-car company reviving a century-old brand, has unveiled its first model - a stunning R1.2-million sports car. GALLERY

65% of SA cars NOT insured

2013-04-02 13:20

The AA and a major insurance broker want the return of compulsory third-party insurance - including the 65% totally uninsured in South Africa. It could cost as little as R50 a month!

Volkswagen shamed in China

2013-03-17 07:56

Chinese TV show "3:15" called for a recall of Volkswagen's direct shift gearbox (DSG) in its annual corporate malpractice exposé.

2013 SA Car of Year named

2013-03-07 07:54
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It's been a long time coming but the 2013 South African Car of the Year has (finally) been named - the Porsche Boxster. Most Wheels24 readers, however, don't agree...

2013 Volvo XC60 'more elegant'

2013-02-21 08:38

Volvo's best-selling XC60 has been given a more urban twist in the model revamp. The redesigned front features a new bonnet shape that emphasises a wide, confident look.

Snow-baby saved in horror crash

2013-02-06 09:16

A nightmare moment for any parent happened in Russia when a crash caused an infant to be flung into the path of oncoming traffic. Watch the terrifying video!

Record year for Toyota, Nissan

2013-01-29 09:51

Toyota and Nissan posted record sales for 2012 as they benefited from increased demand and Toyota recaptured the World's Most Prolific Automaker crown from General Motors.

Santa Fe scoops top safety honours

2013-01-25 08:45

Hot off its launch in South Africa, Hyundai's 2013 Santa Fe has been named the safest vehicle in its class by Euro NCAP beating 36 rivals including the Mercede M-Class and Range Rover.

Giniel: 'It's not over yet'

2013-01-18 08:13

South African driver Giniel de Villiers raced to second place during stage 12 of the 2013 Dakar, as Stephane Peterhansel extends his lead.

New Cherokee: 'Kinda like death'

2013-01-16 14:57

The tail lights on the high-performance 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee are tinted ominously black, prompting Ralph Gilles, Chrysler's design leader, to comment they're "kinda like death". Really?

Should you drive a 'green' car?

2013-01-16 11:51

The green car market is hobbling along in the US due to high prices and limited choice but automakers are confident their time will come. Do you think eco-freindly battery and hybrid cars are the future?

Stunning! Is this next Genesis?

2013-01-15 12:34

Hyundai wowed fans and earned nervous glances from rivals as it debuted its stunning HCD-14 Genesis concept at the 2013 Detroit auto show. Is this the world's most beautiful car?

Peugeot's ix35-fighter revealed

2013-01-08 09:09

Peugeot's latest crossover sees the French automaker take on Korean and Japanese rivals - the 2008.

Leaf line electrifies Silverstone

2012-11-28 08:47

Nissan's Leaf has entered the record books again with a convoy of 225 of the Japanese 's battery hatches has topped the "longest parade of battery vehicles" category.

150 vehicles up for grabs in CT

2012-11-14 07:45

Looking for a new car? Aucor will auction off 150 vehicles in Cape Town ranging from cheap runabouts to 4x4s.

Bankrupt Suzuki to exit the US?

2012-11-06 12:20

The sole US distributor for Japanese automaker Suzuki has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Next Top Gear stunt - a 720 Plus

2012-10-22 09:04

If you were at the Top Gear Live show in Durban you'd have seen the record-settng "double loop by a car". UK fans will also see the stunt - with a motor-cycle.

 

Toyota's hybrid pass 5m milestone

2013-04-17 07:18

Toyota says its global sales of hybrid vehicles have exceeded five million models, in a milestone for technology that was initially greeted with skepticism.

Easter Bunny nips SA car sales

2013-04-04 09:34

Despite 54 946 vehicles finding a home in March 2013 SA vehicle sales represent a 2.1% drop from March 2012.

65% of SA cars NOT insured

2013-04-03 10:51

The AA and a major insurance broker want the return of compulsory third-party insurance - including the 65% totally uninsured in South Africa. It could cost as little as R50 a month!

Vauxhall's 30-98 turns 100

2013-03-26 11:07

The Vauxhall 30-98, Britain's first vehicle to reach 100mph (160km/h) in production form, marks its centenary in style in May 2013, when almost 50 surviving examples will attempt the Waddington Fell hillclimb.

2013 SA Car of Year named

2013-03-07 10:42

It's been a long time coming but the 2013 South African Car of the Year has (finally) been named - the Porsche Boxster. Most Wheels24 readers, however, don't agree...

Zulu (killer and liar) set free

2013-02-26 11:31

Durban businessman Sifiso Zulu has been released from prison after serving only nine months of his three-year sentence. Is this justice for the two people he killed?

Hot 228kW RS Q3 headed for SA

2013-02-20 08:53

Audi handed its Q3 over to its performance arm quattro GmbH, who turned the German automaker’s SUV into a 228kW beast. Check out the new RS Q3 headed for South Africa!

Voting booth: Ranger in the lead

2013-01-30 10:03

Our home-page voting booth has garnered over 12 000 votes as Ford's rugged Ranger takes the lead in our Readers' Car of the Year poll.

Renault to build Nissan's next hatch

2013-01-25 08:58

Nissan is planning to build its next hatchback at one of alliance partner Renault's French factories.

Traffic cops using hired cars

2013-01-22 09:10

The National Intervention Unit, tasked with reducing road deaths in SA, is relying on hired vehicles, which are not equipped to deal with traffic officers' duties.

Should you drive a 'green' car?

2013-01-17 08:07

The green car market is hobbling along in the US due to high prices and limited choice but automakers are confident their time will come. Do you think eco-freindly battery and hybrid cars are the future?

Corvette's 'snowglobe' lights

2013-01-16 14:56

Tiny logos within headlights, engravings harking back to automotive history... at the 2013 North American Auto Show, automakers showed off their design nostalgia in Detroit.

Stunning! Is this next Genesis?

2013-01-16 11:40

Hyundai wowed fans and earned nervous glances from rivals as it debuted its stunning HCD-14 Genesis concept at the 2013 Detroit auto show. Is this the world's most beautiful car?

SA 2012 auto sales up 9.2%

2013-01-10 08:41

The South African National Association of Automobile Manufacturers reports that 623 914 vehicles were sold in 2012 - an improvement of 9.2% over 2011.

Peugeot's ix35-fighter revealed

2013-01-07 13:44

Peugeot's latest crossover sees the French automaker take on Korean and Japanese rivals - the 2008. Check out the new SUV ahead of its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

3 most perilous things in a car

2012-11-27 12:01

Coffee cups, high heels and pets are the most dangerous things to have in a car - 13-million crashes in the UK say so...

Good times over for SA auto market?

2012-11-14 07:14

The relatively good times of 2012 for the local automotive industry are unlikely to continue in 2013, according to credit information company TransUnion.

Yay! Quirky Twizy gets windows

2012-10-30 09:43

Not all Renault Twizy owners will have to freeze or handle the elements n their battery car - the French automaker now has windows as optional extras...

Peugeot to stun in Paris

2012-09-13 13:35

A new 194kW RCZ R, 447kW Onyx supercar concept and ten variants of its 208... Peugeot is set to stun with its latest models and concept vehicles at the 2012 Paris auto show.

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