ARTICLES RELATING TO GEAR AND TECH

WATCH: YouTube star Simone Giertz 'got tired' of waiting for Tesla to create an electric bakkie so she created her own - meet the 'Truckla'

2019-06-19 09:30

"I got tired of waiting for Tesla to release their pickup truck, so I made my own," says YouTube star Simone Giertz as she creates her own 'Truckla'.

New iX3 on the way: BMW, Jaguar Land Rover are joining forces to create next-gen electric drives

2019-06-05 09:40

The BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover are joining forces to develop next generation electric drive units

WATCH: 'Sensory steering wheel' - Jaguar's novel idea to keep driver's eyes on the road

2019-05-31 11:00

New technology, developed Jaguar and Land Rover, allows for rapid heating of the steering wheel so drivers don't have to check "satnav instructions".

WATCH: An ode to 'Hollywood Dream Machines' exhibited at LA museum

2019-05-07 10:00

The Petersen Automotive Museum has opened it "Hollywood Dream Machines", an exhibition dedicated to the cars and other machines imagined in great science fiction films.

WATCH: Here's why electric cars have plenty of power

2019-04-25 09:00

'Electric motors are used in everything from bakkies to mining trucks – because they pack plenty of oomph,' writes Jake Whitehead, The University of Queensland, as he explores why EVs have so much potential power.

WATCH: Electric cars - are they worth it?

2019-04-21 13:00

Electric cars have become an unexpected talking point ahead of the federal election, and look set to continue with a number of manufacturers unveiling plans for electric utes.

WATCH: EU plans speed-limiting tech for new cars

2019-03-28 09:56

All new cars could be fitted with special devices from 2022 to automatically make them keep to the speed limit after new EU rules were provisionally agreed.

WATCH: Jaguar's 'cub' logo, Jeep Renegade's unique lights - the best in-car Easter eggs

2019-03-25 08:38

While car designers usually have to stay on a clear, laid-out path when sketching a new model, some get away with including small references and eccentricities that make it to the final product.

The Eskom crisis and electric cars - how will blackouts affect first-time EV owners in SA?

2019-03-18 19:00

With winter approaching and Eskom in crisis mode, how will blackouts impact first-time electric vehicle owners?

WATCH: Apps, Wi-Fi, cool sound systems - car infotainment explained

2019-03-15 09:47

Infotainment is a headline feature on cars of all shapes and sizes but what exactly comes under the 'infotainment' label, and why is it so useful?

 

WATCH: New hybrid system for Honda CR-V

2019-06-06 10:00

The CR-V's unusual hybrid system reverses the standard practice - an electric motor that mainly drives the car.

WATCH: Ready to pounce - Jaguar's E-Pace

2019-06-04 06:30

Jaguar's E-Pace aims to pounce on the compact SUV segment dominated by the BMW X1, Mercedes GLA, and Volvo XC40.

WATCH: Volkswagen's major electric car push - first member of new ID family named

2019-05-09 09:53

Volkswagen has officially announced the name of the first model of the new ID family - It will be called ID 31.

Lamborghini cellphones, McLaren bikes, Land Rover baby strollers… 5 strange and wonderful car-brand extensions

2019-05-02 11:19

“Some car brands do a lot more business than merely building vehicles,” writes Lance Branquinho.

WATCH: The spark behind the electric car

2019-04-23 08:52

Ever wanted to know how an electric cars works? Check out this cool video that explains the inner workings of an electric vehicle.

WATCH: This talented modelling enthusiast transforms sewing machines into cool steampunk cars

2019-04-01 13:29

Georgian modelling enthusiast Vazha Khachauri has a talent for turning old sewing machines into steampunk models of vintage vehicles.

Next-gen electric cars: BMW iX3, i4 and iNEXT head to the Arctic for extreme testing

2019-03-25 14:33

Prototypes of the next all-electric cars from BMW i are undergoing comprehensive tests at the winter test centre in Arjeplog, Sweden.

Ride sharing, autonomous vehicles - How future car ownership will change

2019-03-21 10:57

Car sharing is a widely expected phenomenon of the near future and could drastically change vehicle ownership.

WATCH: Forget flying carpets, flying taxis are coming your way

2019-03-15 11:00

We've all dreamed while stuck in traffic jams of being able to just lift off and fly over the gridlock.

Nissan ups the ante with new Micra technology

2019-02-20 08:32

The Nissan Micra is packed to the hilt with tech features, also including Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology (NIM), while not hurting your pocket.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.