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Honda to recall around 1M vehicles with dangerous airbags in the US

2019-03-12 06:29

Honda will be recalling around 1 million older vehicles in the US and Canada because Takata driver's airbag inflators installed during previous recalls could be dangerous.

US pedestrian deaths hit highest number since 1990 - study

2019-02-28 14:52

A report from a safety organization says the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roads last year was the highest in 28 years.

WATCH: Most powerful SUV yet - the 522kW Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk for SA is not to be messed with

2019-01-24 08:33

Equipped with a supercharged V8 engine producing 522kW, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has been transformed into the most powerful, quickest SUV yet.

WATCH: F1's Alonso appears on stage as Toyota announces return of Supra sports car

2019-01-22 06:49

Toyota unveiled the latest incarnation of the legendary Supra moniker at the Detroit auto show as company president Akio Toyoda drove the car on stage and met by Formula 1's Fernando Alonso.

WATCH: Toyota FINALLY takes the wraps off its SA-bound GR Supra

2019-01-15 08:40

THE WAIT IS OVER! This is the new Toyota GR (Gazoo Racing) Supra and it'll be in South Africa in the middle of 2019.

Detroit motor show: Lexus LC Convertible concept to be unveiled

2019-01-14 08:45

Lexus has revealed an open-top concept version of its LC flagship, describing it as an aspirational halo vehicle for the luxury lifestyle brand's entire vehicle line-up. It will be shown at the Detroit Motor Show.

Could Tesla price cuts mean demand is slowing?

2019-01-03 08:46

Tesla built about 9300 more vehicles than it delivered last year, raising concerns among industry analysts that inventory is growing as demand for the company's electric cars may be starting to wane.

Toyota recalls over a million cars to fix airbag problem

2018-11-02 07:15

Toyota is recalling just over 1 million vehicles worldwide because the air bags could inflate without a crash or fail to work if there is one.

Farewell to an icon - Volkswagen to stop production of the iconic Beetle in 2019

2018-09-14 06:26

Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year.

Advocacy group seeks Ford Explorer recall due to fumes

2018-07-04 13:52

A nonprofit auto safety advocacy group is asking Ford to recall 1.35 million Explorer SUVs due to continued complaints of exhaust fumes in the passenger compartments.

 

Hyundai, Kia recalls over 500 000 vehicles as fire risk spreads

2019-03-01 08:29

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than a half million vehicles in the U.S. due to new problems that can cause engine fires.

Cold weather can cut electric car range by more than 40% - study

2019-02-07 08:55

Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40% when interior heaters are used, a new study found.

WATCH: Some of the best cars that made their debut at the Detroit Motor Show

2019-01-22 06:58

The 2019 Detroit Motor Show saw numerous cars revealed some of which include the new Toyota Supra and Shelby GT500 - here are five of the best examples.

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From the Toyota Supra to the gorgeous Lexus LC concept, automakers have been unveiling awesome new models at the Detroit motor show. Take a closer look at them in this gallery.

From the Toyota Supra to the gorgeous Lexus LC concept, automakers have been unveiling awesome new models at the Detroit motor show. Take a closer look at them in this gallery.

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Ford and Cadillac SUVs, Toyota sports car star at the Detroit auto show

2019-01-14 09:22

SUVs and a bakkies will receive top billing at Detroit's motor show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda

Ford revamps Explorer SUV for 1st time since 2011

2019-01-10 06:51

Ford's aging Explorer SUV is getting a major revamp as it faces growing competition in the market for family haulers with three rows of seats.

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

Ford recalls nearly 1.3-million Focus models - 'engines can stall'

2018-10-25 14:39

Ford is recalling nearly 1.3 million Focus compact cars in the US because a fuel system problem can cause the engines to stall without warning.

Elon Musk says investors convinced him Tesla should stay public

2018-08-25 14:08

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says investors have convinced him that he shouldn't take the company private, so the firm will remain on public stock markets.

Brown admits Alonso considering F1 future

2018-06-12 14:21

Zak Brown has played down rumours Fernando Alonso will switch full-time to Indycar in 2019.

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