Everest region bans single-use plastic

2019-08-21 11:36

Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers.

Mount Everest is clogged with inexperienced climbers, but there's too much money at stake for anyone to do anything about it

2019-06-09 11:25

Mount Everest claimed 11 lives this year, but climbing operators and activists alike say dangerous conditions on the mountain predate the 2019 season.

What the top of Mount Everest is really like, according to the woman who's been there a record-breaking 9 times

2018-08-04 12:00

"I feel like a zombie who has stumbled into heaven," Lhakpa Sherpa says.

Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

2017-12-30 17:31

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official says.

Bodies of 3 Indian climbers retrieved from Everest

2017-05-28 22:06

Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of three Indian climbers who died on Mount Everest.

Everest braces for record attempts

2017-05-04 19:11

Nepal has issued a record number of permits to climbers wanting to summit Mount Everest this spring.

New MU-X revealed: Isuzu’s Fortuner rival

2017-03-15 08:27

Just revealed, it’s a seven-seat Isuzu to rival Toyota's Fortuner SUV - it's called MU-X. How well would this do in SA?

Ford moving small car production to Mexico

2016-09-15 12:55

Ford confirms its small car production will move from US to Mexico.

Ford invests R2.5bn to build new Everest in SA

2016-04-05 11:30

Ford South Africa is investing R2.5bn into the automotive sector and creating 1 200 jobs as it plans to build its the new Everest SUV at its Silverton factory in Pretoria.

Everest actors had to train like real mountaineers for epic movie

2015-09-18 07:05

Everest actors had to discover their inner mountaineers to work at mind-numbing altitude.


Ford’s expansion unleashes new potential for SA: R3-billion investment,168 000 vehicles a year, new Mustang on way

2019-06-14 10:15

Building 168 000 vehicles per year, R3-billion investment, new Mustang on the way - Ford has emerged from a production expansion programme in South Africa.

Everest climbers describe chaotic 'Lord of the Flies' situation near the peak, with fights breaking out amid unruly overcrowding

2019-05-30 20:39

Climbers at Mount Everest face overcrowding, dead bodies, and a lack of empathy from others in an all-out battle to reach the top of the mountain.

Australian paraplegic 'humbled' by Everest base camp trek

2018-03-28 12:15

A wheelchair-bound Australian who reached Everest base camp under his own power says he is "humbled" to be the first paraplegic to make the gruelling journey mostly unaided.

More SA-built Fords on way: R125-million Silverton upgrade

2017-06-07 07:30

Ford has invested more than R125-million to upgrade its Silverton factory in Pretoria to produce more Ranger and Everest models in SA.

Spanish climber tops Everest twice in a week

2017-05-28 15:21

Spanish mountaineer Kilian Jornet has reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in a week.

Ford upgrades Ranger, Everest with SYNC 3, Navigation and more

2017-04-11 08:31

Ford has upgraded its Ranger XLT and Wildtrak, as well as Everest models with several new features.

Built in Pretoria: Production begins of new Ford Everest range

2016-10-05 08:16

Ford has begin production of its enhanced Everest at its Silverton factory in Pretoria. The expanded Everest line-up will be available locally in November.

Nepal bans Indian police couple for faking Everest climb

2016-08-30 19:04

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on an Indian couple who faked photographs purporting to show them at the top of Mount Everest.

Ford’s new Everest in SA: ‘Tough but not rough’

2015-10-02 08:21

Ford's third generation Everest has arrived in SA. The automaker claims it's one ‘smartest SUVs in its segment. Wheels24's JANINE-LEE VAN DER POST drives the new SUV.


2015-09-11 07:58

Everest is gripping and moving (take tissues) and beautifully filmed. It has a stellar cast that give their all.

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