Nissan accuses chief Ghosn of misconduct, proposes firing him

51 minutes ago

Automaker Nissan accused its chairman Carlos Ghosn of "significant acts of misconduct" including underreporting his salary and said it would move to fire him, as reports emerged he faced arrest in Tokyo.

Fortuner, Hummer, Tribeca - South African SUV icons of the 2000s

2018-11-19 06:01

The 2000s saw Toyota redefine South African family motoring. Lance Branquinho takes a look at a few popular SUVs of the time.

'Ford Beetle', 'Porsche 350Z'... Here's what 3 popular cars would look like if automakers collaborated to create insane concepts

2018-11-16 10:30

Nissan, Ford, Range Rover... we take a look at what three popular cars would look like if automakers collaborated to create epic concepts.

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

2018-11-15 08:27

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash

Sani, Caravelle, Land Cruiser... Here are some of South Africa's weird and wonderful SUV icons of the 80s

2018-11-13 15:00

'The 1980s were weird, as illustrated by the local SUVs from that era,' writes Lance Branquinho takes a look at some of the SUV's that defined the era.

Nissan first-half profit slumps on rising costs

2018-11-08 11:13

Japanese automaker Nissan logged a 10.9% drop in net profit for the six months to September due to a decline in global sales and rising material costs.

SA's best-selling bakkies: Toyota sells more than 3300 Hilux bakkies in a single month

2018-11-02 10:00

'The Toyota Hilux retains its position as both the best-selling bakkie in South Africa, as well as the top-selling vehicle overall', writes Charlen Raymond.

REVIEW: Why we like the new Nissan Qashqai

2018-10-26 06:00

'Nissan's new Qashqai has left an impressionable mark, and it's extremely frugal!', writes Janine Van der Post as she spends some time with the crossover SUV.

Dyson to build electric car in Singapore, aimed at China

2018-10-24 08:22

Dyson, the British company best known for vacuum cleaners and prized hair dryers, said it will build its new electric car in Singapore as it joins the increasingly crowded race to create the next-generation of clean vehicles.

SA's Deon Joubert to drive the legendary Sabat Nissan Skyline 2.8 GTX in a blast from the past at Killarney Raceway

2018-10-20 09:06

All roads lead to Killarney International Raceway this weekend as Deon Joubert will take part in the 8th round of the Wingfield Motors Pink Power Series.

 

Nissan chairman faces arrest in Japan over false income report

2018-11-19 11:30

Japanese prosecutors are expected to arrest Carlos Ghosn, head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, on suspicion of false income reports, local media reported.

WATCH: Global NCAP, AA call for urgent action to 'prevent sale of zero star cars' in SA

2018-11-16 18:05

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association are calling for urgent action by African governments to prevent the sale of "zero star cars" such as the Nissan NP300. Nissan South Africa responds.

WATCH: Tennis Grand Slam champ Naomi Osaka receives a special Nissan GT-R Nismo

2018-11-15 12:41

Tennis Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka ups her garage game in the form of a competition-honed, Super Silver 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo.

WATCH: Where there's smoke, there's crazy car spinning - Here's what it's all about

2018-11-14 07:00

Ernest Page met a few seasoned car-spinners in Cape Town before trying his hand at drifting, attempting to master the art in the process. Check out this cool video.

Corsa, Lumina, Ranger... Here are a few of Mzansi's bakkie icons of the 2000s

2018-11-09 07:51

'From tiny diesels to V8s, the diversity of bakkies marketed in SA after the millennium was fascinating,' writes Lance Branquinho as he takes a look at some of the bakkies from the noughties.

Nissan 1400, Mazda Magnum, Toyota Hilux... South Africa’s iconic bakkies of the 1990s

2018-11-07 11:03

'As the local motoring market reopens to more brands, the emergence of a lifestyle double-cab was unavoidable,' writes Lance Branquinho as he takes a look at a few bakkies in SA that defined the 1990s.

WATCH: 2019 World Car of the Year - all the top contenders competing for the coveted title

2018-11-01 09:10

If the provisional list of candidates for the 2019 World Car Awards is anything to go by - and it is - Germany, Japan and South Korea are currently dominating the global automotive stage.

SEE: These are 5 the most powerful double-cab bakkies in SA

2018-10-24 14:15

It's an all-out bakkie war in Mzansi with German automakers Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen keen on challenging the dominance of perennial favourites Toyota and Ford. We look a the five most powerful double cab bakkies in SA.

ICYMI: Hyundai's Kona driven, Kimi happy to leave Ferrari - top car stories you shouldn't miss

2018-10-23 08:51

A new model from Hyundai and Kimi Raikkonen saying his happy to leave Ferrari are a few of the top stories of the day. Check out the top stories of the day.

Nissan e.dams Formula E cars on track for the first time

2018-10-18 12:37

Nissan has made its debut in the ABB FIA Formula E championship with former series champion Sebastien Buemi tasked with shaking down both cars at Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

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