Toyota has created a car that uses AI to sense a driver's state, and can even wake them up using inflatable cushions or cold air if they're nodding off

2019-10-17 17:26

Toyota has created the LQ concept car with self-driving capabilities which include "Yui," an artificial intelligence agent.

Good news: SA car exports are racing to a record

2019-10-04 09:56

Vehicle exports from South Africa, the continent’s largest automaker, could reach a record R140bn in 2019,

SEE | 5 of the most expensive car optional extras in the world

2019-10-03 10:00

For the average Joe, owning a supercar is what dreams are made of. But for the few fortunate ones among us, they aren’t super enough without a few extortionately priced optional extras.

Jaguar Land Rover put fake 'virtual eyes' on self-driving cars to try to make humans trust them more

2019-09-27 12:44

Jaguar Land Rover put eyes on its self-driving pods to see just how trust humans have in autonomous vehicles.

Taking away incentives will hit SA auto sector hard, industry body warns

2019-09-18 19:34

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa has raised concerns that reducing rebates on excise duties will negatively impact the competitiveness of the auto industry.

Elon Musk said he wants to buy The Onion after his satirical startup shut down earlier this year

2019-09-11 13:14

The Daily Beast reported in 2018 that Elon Musk considered buying The Onion in 2014 and has emailed the publication's writers and editors.

What lies beneath: Singapore plans subterranean highway

2019-09-02 08:38

Space-starved Singapore has expanded outwards by building into the sea and upwards by constructing high-rises but planners are now looking underground as they seek new areas for growth.

50 years of Nissan's 'Godzilla': Incredible GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition now for SA

2019-08-29 06:39

To celebrate a half-century of its iconic super car, Nissan has debuted its incredible GT-R 50th Anniversary in South Africa.

Getting a driver’s licence replaced in New York City takes 90 minutes – and you are expected to pay to use a pen

2019-08-25 21:19

The experience of getting a licence renewed in New York is very different from the average in South Africa, but has its own hassles.

WATCH | 'Cone-iggs-egg' - How to pronounce motoring's tongue-twisting brands and models

2019-08-17 17:37

From brands to badges, we list some motoring names that you may be pronouncing incorrectly.


Cars with high-tech emergency brakes still hit child-size dummies in 89% of street-crossing tests, a new study has found

2019-10-07 21:04

Cars still hit a child-size dummy 89% of the time, AAA found in its research on four new vehicles equipped with the safety features.

Weelee wants to 'intervene' in WeBuyCars deal with Naspers subsidiary

2019-10-03 19:24

A competitor of WeBuyCars wants the Competition Tribunal's permission to "intervene" in a Competition Commission case opposing a deal between WeBuyCars and Naspers subsidiary MIH eCommerce.

Take a look: A massive vintage car collection – hidden near Stellenbosch for decades – is going on auction and could fetch millions

2019-09-28 07:08

It took the auctioneers over four months to catalogue the collection which, if you count spare parts, runs to more than 100,000 items.

BMW's new armoured SUV can protect against AK-47 bullets. explosives, and drone attacks — here's how

2019-09-20 19:59

BMW's X5 Protection VR6 security vehicle, built on the body of the BMW X5, can take a lot of punishment while still protecting occupants.

Numsa and automakers break deadlock, reach 3-year wage agreement

2019-09-13 15:09

Trade union Numsa on Friday reached a three-year wage deal agreement with automotive manufacturers after wage negotiations reached a deadlock earlier this month.

WATCH | Mechanic busted with another car strapped to roof his VW - says he knew it was 'a stupid thing to do'

2019-09-03 13:56

A mechanic has been found guilty of endangering the lives of fellow road users when he was caught driving with a vehicle strapped to the roof of his car.

WATCH| 'I like the adrenaline of car spinning' - 13-year-old petrolhead is on a mission to be the best tyre-shredding car spinner in SA

2019-08-28 09:32

Modified cars, insane stunts, huge crowds... the car-spinning scene draws an incredible following in South Africa and one local teenager hopes to be the best of the tyre-shredding bunch.

The 16 wildest things Elon Musk has said he believes

2019-08-18 17:46

Elon Musk has a unique and fascinating way of thinking about the world. Here are 16 quotes that show that.

WATCH: This new Mercedes seat 'squeezes' you when you go around corners. It also has eight massage modes

Should you swerve or avoid an obstacle the seats will hold you firmly in an upright position.

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