Subaru recalls 400 000 cars in Japan

2017-11-16 22:33

Subaru recalled nearly 400 000 vehicles from its domestic market on Thursday due to an inspection scandal - the latest to hit the beleaguered Japanese car industry.

BMW, Mercedes and Porsche to be fined $63-million in emission rule breaches

2017-11-12 09:40

South Korea plans to hit Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Porsche with a total of $63-million in fines for violating emission rules, its environment ministry said.

Self-driving cars might save lives

2017-11-10 10:30

The introduction of self-driving cars that are just 10% safer than cars driven by humans could save hundreds of thousands of lives over a 15- to 30-year period.

Freeing up the huge parking lots can transform our cities - study

2017-11-02 11:14

On average, motor vehicles are parked 95% of the time yet most transport analysis focuses on vehicles when they are moving.

Austria sues over German motorway toll

2017-10-12 13:31

Austria said Thursday it is launching a lawsuit at the European Union's top court over Germany's planned motorway toll for cars, calling it discriminatory.

Future forward: Car tech that will change your life

2017-10-11 11:03

'Modern cars already feature advanced technology but for anyone who heard predictions of flying cars by the year 2000, we are well short of those lofty car tech goals,' writes Duncan Alfreds.

SA’s most popular homegrown cars

2017-10-05 17:52

'September was a good sales month for the industry especially for locally built models,' writes Lance Branquinho.

SA's cheapest cars, bakkies to service and repair revealed

2017-10-01 18:34

'If you drive a Toyota Corolla Quest, NP200 or Volvo S60, we have some good news for you,' writes Ferdi de Vos as he comments on the cheapest cars to repair and maintain in SA.

China rises at Frankfurt auto show

2017-09-20 10:55

Traditional heavyweights Fiat, Peugeot and Volvo may have shunned the 2017 Frankfurt motor show but for Chinese automakers looking to make inroads in Europe the chance to step into the limelight was not to be missed.

#SaveTheChildren: This LaFerrari Aperta sells for €8.3-million at charity auction!

2017-09-11 07:57

Ferrari set yet another record when a LaFerrari Aperta sold for a staggering €8.3-million at the RM Sotheby’s auction. All proceeds will be donated to Save the Children.


SEE: Steam-powered cars, Tesla's electric roadster... 28 car milestones

2017-11-16 08:31

From the first steam powered vehicle to Tesla's electric roadster, here are 28 automotive milestones.

Women in the driving seat at's Consumer Awards

Women in media displayed their driving skills last week at the Gerotek raceway in Pretoria. They formed part of a judging panel set out to review the finalists of the Consumer Awards. Watch.

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Opel reveals its 2020 vision: Return to profit, new models for SA

2017-11-09 11:13

Opel unveiled its plan to jump start its financial performance with a return to profit in 2020 without factory closures or forced job cuts. What about South Africa?

SA's best-selling vehicles: Bakkies, cars and more

2017-10-18 09:48

From bakkies to sports cars, we list some of the best-selling vehicles in South Africa.

Ford Mustang, Bugatti Veyron: 5 of the most important cars in auto history

2017-10-12 11:21

From the ground-breaking Bugatti Veyron to the ever popular Volkswagen GTI, we take a look at 5 cars that revolutionised the automotive industry.

Chrysler, Dodge will 'no longer be available' in SA

2017-10-06 23:36

Chrysler and Dodge vehicles will no longer be available in South Africa. Despite the exit of these brands, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has planned a new model offensive.

'Another source of corruption' - Readers respond to SA driver Demerit System

2017-10-05 08:15

'Will lead to more traffic cops extorting money', 'What about rewarding drivers for good behaviour?'... Readers respond to the proposed SA driver demerit system.

Locally built and proud of it - 5 top-selling utility vehicles in SA

2017-09-25 09:00

'We’ve produced great racing champions, our own cars and even today, South Africa is a notable global vehicle exporter,' writes Lance Branquinho as he lists some best-selling locally-built models.

World Car of the Year: Which model do you think should win?

2017-09-12 17:21

The journey to the 2018 World Car Awards has begun at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Check out the full list of eligible winners.

New traffic laws for SA: Transport Minister Maswanganyi welcomes Aarto

2017-09-07 08:55

Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, has welcomed the passing of the Aarto Amendment Bill. The bill paves the way for a driver points demerit system and an Appeals Tribunal to deal with traffic fines.

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