Japan eager to roll out vertical-takeoff 'flying cars'

2018-09-19 07:01

Japan starts vertical-takeoff 'flying cars' project, working with airline, Toyota startup, Uber

BMW test next-gen 3 Series, Aston Martin's first all-electric car - top new cars of the week

2018-09-16 18:00

BMW is in the final preparation stages for the next-generation 3 Series while Aston Martin releases details of its new Rapide E, check out these top new models of the week.

Nissan's sleek new Micra is leading the way and showing how city cars are taking over

2018-09-12 14:03

City cars feature cutting-edge safety technology and their ongoing evolution has resulted in increased sales across the world.

SEE: Some of the coolest cars that made their mark at the Festival of Motoring

2018-09-05 07:30

The SA Festival of Motoring showcased some of the latest models to hit showrooms in the country. Check out some of the cool cars on show at the Kyalami grand prix circuit.

The Lexus yacht, Nissan's fridge concept, JLR maps - 3 Automakers that are making more than cars

2018-08-23 13:03

Not all automakers started out in the car industry. BMW made airplanes, Toyota produced weaving looms and in the mid-1800s, you might have purchased a patented Peugeot pepper mill.

SEE: How fast these athletes and billionaires can buy a car

2018-08-22 13:00

Athletes don't pocket as much as billionaires but they still earn enough money to be able to buy an expensive car in a matter of hours. Basketball star Kevin Durant can buy a Chevrolet Camaro SS in just under 4 hours.

WATCH: Three Japanese automakers cheated on emissions tests - report

2018-08-21 08:36

Japan authorities report that Mazda, Suzuki, and Yamaha Motors conducted improper fuel economy and emissions tests on their vehicles.

Epic SA road trip: Getting behind the wheel of a Nissan Patrol and discovering the Klein Karoo

2018-08-14 16:00

Is there such a thing as coincidence? Jim Freeman contemplated this as he travelled to the Klein Karoo in a luxurious Nissan Patrol in search of dogs that bond with sheep…

SEE: Which car brands are tops in customer service?

2018-08-03 12:04

Which automakers deliver great service in South Africa? Find out in the annual Ipsos automotive customer care survey.

Best-selling bakkies: Hilux remains king, Ranger in hot pursuit

2018-08-02 09:43

The Toyota Hilux remains the unrivalled top-selling bakkie in South Africa after amassing a sales figure of more than 3000 units in July 2018.


Renault-Nissan teams with Google for Android in dashboards

2018-09-19 06:42

Google is teaming up with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to add the search giant's Android mobile operating system to the auto alliance's dashboard media systems.

Match point: Nissan names Grand Slam tennis champ Naomi Osaka as brand ambassador

2018-09-13 11:58

Mere days after her first Grand Slam championship, Nissan has named 20-year-old tennis player Naomi Osaka its newest brand ambassador.

Enough to drive you nuts - A small animal fills the entire engine bay of a Nissan Murano with walnuts

2018-09-12 13:25

A Canadian repair garage got a unique surprise when a customer brought in a Nissan Murano for a check engine light on the dash, only to find the entire engine bay filled with walnuts.

Nissan launches China-focused electric car

2018-08-27 19:21

A Nissan electric sedan designed for China has rolled off an assembly line, the first of dozens of planned electrics being created by global automakers for their biggest market

Nissan sets the standard for service quality and affordability in SA

2018-08-23 07:30

If you are looking for a consistently high level of customer service, regardless of the age or type of vehicle, you won’t go wrong if you buy a Nissan, according to the 2018 Ipsos Quality Awards.

Silvia, Sunny, Skyline: Here are some of Nissan's best turbocharged engines ever made

2018-08-22 06:13

Nissan has produced some impressive turbocharged engines over the years and to this day still remains the platform for tuning worldwide. Here are a few of their best engines produced by the Japanese automaker...

SA car sales: Nissan bags a good month all round during July

2018-08-17 08:35

Nissan has had an exceptionally good month in terms of sales during the month of July. Here's a look at the Japanese automaker's stable in numbers.

#WomensDay - Porsche Carrera 911 T, Bentley Bentayga, VW Polo GTI... Here are 10 top cars launched in Mzansi so far this year

2018-08-09 12:00

Porsche Carrera 911, Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG... whether driven on a launch or experienced as a test car, Janine Van der Post picks her top 10 drives of 2018 so far.

WATCH: Nissan GTR, Bugatti Veyron, Mini Cooper - 5 best cars of the 2000s

2018-08-02 15:00

The 2000s saw many great cars launched across the world - here are five of the best from the decade known as the "noughties".

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi achieves record first-half sales of 5.54 million units

2018-07-31 14:00

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s largest automotive alliance, today announced that unit sales at its member companies rose 5.1% to a new record of 5 538 530 vehicles in the six months to 30 June.

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