ARTICLES RELATING TO AUTOMOTIVE

Best automakers for car dealers in SA? Annual dealer satisfaction awards revealed

2019-06-10 09:24

The results from the annual Dealer Satisfaction Index, run by the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA), has been revealed.

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Watch: This Ford Ka has been transformed into the ultimate stunt machine

An old Ford Ka is now a rolling and spinning car.

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Open or closed borders, that is the question

2016-04-15 06:30

We look at the effects of industry protection on a country’s economy. Is it damaging or not? If implemented correctly, as with the Asian tigers, such policies can be liberating.

World's 'most valuable' car brand revealed!

2015-05-29 08:28

Which is the most valuable automaker in the world? The annual BrandZ report reveals the top car brands...

Revealed: The ultimate 'nightmare car'

2014-10-29 07:43

Most cars might be considered pretty much equal when it comes to repair costs - the more expensive car, the higher the repair bill - but some just glow in the nightmare stakes.

EU demands 'real-world' fuel test

2014-08-20 13:22

EU regulators are preparing draft legislation that will require fuel consumption to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories, as it seeks to close loopholes that allow automakers to exaggerate fuel-saving and emissions credentials.

Hilux, Yaris in giant Toyota recall

2014-04-09 11:19

Toyota will recall 6.39-million vehicles for faults ranging from steering issues to seats in the automaker's second-largest recall yet. South Africa is affected!

Tougher child-seat laws on way

2014-01-22 13:28

Child car-seats will have to protect their occupants from death and injury in side-impact crashes if new rules are implemented in the US.

 

Suzuki is recalling 2 million cars in Japan after cheating on safety tests

2019-04-18 15:21

Japan's third-largest car company expects the recall to cost it R9.9 billion

Masterplan for car makers to transform quicker

2017-06-28 17:59

The leadership in the car manufacturing sector have openly embraced radical economic transformation, says ANC Treasury General Zweli Mkhize.

Zika virus forces India's Tata Motors to change

2016-02-02 16:51

The Zika virus has hit India's Tata Motors, which has decided to re-brand a soon-to-be launched hatchback vehicle which was to have been called Zica.

Long drive? Energy drinks work, no bull!

2015-01-08 11:55

Drowsy drivers can a be a danger on the road. Can a gulp of an energy drink be beneficial to sleepy drivers? A UK university finds outs...

Snoozing passengers make drivers drowsy?

2014-08-21 07:45

Car passengers should try their best to stay awake during long car journeys or risk making the driver feel drowsy too, a German professor warns.

GM plans to put Brazil workers on paid leave

2014-07-25 10:30

General Motors is planning to put nearly a fifth of its workers at a factory in Brazil on paid leave, amid falling output in Latin America's largest economy.

Vehicle sales to reach 'peak car'?

2014-03-02 11:29

Fuel price, traffic, public transport... Analysts believe that the automotive industry will head into a new era as annual global sales could plateau. What's more, automaker's could shift their focus from selling vehicles to providing mobility services with self-driving cars.

Jaguar, Landy's best year yet

2014-01-20 14:35

Jaguar Land Rover reported its best year yet with nearly half a million models sold in 2013. What's more, over 76 000 Jags found homes, the automaker's top sales year since 2005.

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