OPINION | Japanese cars are no longer the performance powerhouses they once were

2020-03-30 17:00

Japanese performance cars used to be the dominant force from the early 80's to late 90's but the tide has changed drastically since then.

REVIEW | The new Nissan Micra might be pricey, but here are three reasons why it's a good buy

2020-03-20 04:30

Cars with standard features to knock it out of the park will always outweigh the need to buy a 'cheapie' when you can afford to pay more. Here are three reasons why the Nissan Micra is a good buy, despite its high-end price.

Nissan case over Ghosn's Beirut home to end this month

2020-03-04 20:33

Nissan's lawsuit in Lebanon against former CEO Carlos Ghosn over his use of a Beirut home will wrap up at the end of March, the carmaker's lawyer told AFP on Monday.

WATCH: Fire me if there's no turnaround - Nissan CEO

2020-02-19 18:32

Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida says he's happy to be fired by shareholders if there's no sign of a turnaround at the Japanese automaker.

WATCH | Six car names with strange stories behind them

2020-02-19 08:00

Vehicles across the board have all featured names from various sources. Though some are easy to understand, there are a few strange origins on occasion. Here are a handful of those oddities...

WATCH: Nissan wants $91m in damages from Carlos Ghosn

2020-02-12 19:14

Nissan said it had filed a civil suit in Japan against former chairperson Carlos Ghosn seeking $91m in damages over his alleged financial misconduct.

SA car sales | Hilux retains its dominance in the South African bakkie market

2020-02-04 11:00

The Toyota Hilux carried its 2019 momentum into 2020 by ending the year's first month as the top-selling bakkie in SA.

#ICYMI motoring wrap | Modern hatchbacks faster than a Skyline, Cars perfect for first-year university students

2020-01-20 07:00

Take a look at four cars ideal for first-time university students and see just how much units the Toyota Hilux sold during the month of December.

SEE | These modern 2.0-litre turbo hatchbacks would give a Nissan Skyline GT-R a run for its money

2020-01-08 08:00

The Nissan Skyline GT-R is probably the most iconic performance car of its time, but here are four modern hatchbacks that can match, or surpass, the mighty 'Godzilla'

Ex-Nissan boss who skipped trial Japan 'had second French passport'

2020-01-02 12:08

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who fled to Lebanon to avoid a Japanese trial, had a second French passport, a source said, as authorities raided his Tokyo residence as part of a probe into the embarrassing security lapse.


ICYMI | S-Presso, Land Cruiser - All the new vehicles that made an impact on the SA market this week

2020-03-22 07:00

Despite the coronavirus running rampant across South Africa, we still managed to get the job.

SA automakers still in full swing while Europe shuts down most car plants due to coronavirus

2020-03-18 14:30

The South African automotive industry has implemented several safety protocols due to the coronavirus pandemic, but for now it's still business as usual locally.

WATCH | Are these the five best supercars of all time?

2020-02-20 14:30

There have been a lot of amazing supercars produced over the years - cars that possess immense performance and capability. Here are five of the best of them.

Why these readers would still buy a Nissan NP300 even though its has a zero-safety rating

2020-02-19 12:01

Wheels24 readers Robin Harrison and Kenneth Duggard says they would still buy a Nissan NP300 despite its poor safety ratings. Here's why...

WATCH | SA-built Nissan NP300 fails crash test against Euro-spec NP300

2020-02-18 15:10

In the first test of its kind, Global NCAP has crashed the best-selling bakkie in Africa, the 2019 Nissan NP300 Hardbody, into a second-hand Nissan Navara NP300

WATCH | Is this the world's fastest camera car?

2020-02-11 15:00

The brief wasn't that simple. What car would be fast enough to keep up when you filming the 2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo edition? Well here it is.

Nissan's Leaf gets the Nismo treatment, more power and now it's one hot electric vehicle

2020-01-22 08:56

Nissan's motorsport arm, Nismo, has given its electric vehicle, the Leaf, a complete makeover. And an increase in power too!

WATCH | Airbags, seat belts and carpets - 10 car scandals that'll have you scratching your head

2020-01-10 07:30

From deadly airbags killing passengers to cars accelerating by themselves due to the carpet becoming stuck, here are some of the worst automotive scandals in history.

Ghosn lawyer feels betrayal, sympathy over tycoon's Japan escape

2020-01-04 19:00

A lawyer for former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said Saturday he felt betrayed by his client's escape from Japan but still understood his act, claiming it resulted from Japan's inhumane justice system.

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has tales to tell and scores to settle

2020-01-01 17:25

After fleeing Japan, the former Nissan head is free to speak his mind fully for the first time since his surprise arrest 2018 arrest.

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