ARTICLES RELATING TO GEAR AND TECH

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?

40 countries agree cars must have automatic braking

2019-02-13 07:33

A UN agency says 40 countries led by Japan and the European Union, have agreed to require new cars and light commercial vehicles to be equipped with automated braking systems starting next year.

WATCH: Nissan pioneers digital EV education series

2019-01-30 06:30

Nissan pioneers first-ever digital EV education video series that covers charging, range, driving and ownership – thereby also tackling common questions surrounding EVs.

Jaguar Land Rover lights up the road ahead for self-driving cars

2019-01-24 08:23

Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that projects the direction of travel onto the road ahead of self-driving vehicles, to tell other road users what the car is going to do next.

WATCH: Need an in-car adventure? Audi fits cool VR tech to new e-tron

2019-01-08 19:00

Audi is redefining in-car entertainment at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with virtual reality technology that allows passengers to experience movies and video games.

WATCH: No more long walks - these cool personal EVs help those with trouble getting around

2019-01-08 11:30

Whill makes personal electric vehicles for people who have difficulty walking. Its vehicles can help navigate places such as airports and amusement parks.

WATCH: Is that a walking car? Hyundai shows off its 'Ultimate Mobility Vehicle'

2019-01-08 07:45

Hyundai revealed a unique concept vehicle - a model with robotic legs allowing it to walk or crawl over treacherous terrain.

WATCH: Hyundai, Kia team up to create a cool automated valet parking system

2019-01-07 12:00

Hyundai and Kia unveiled an electric vehicle wireless-charging concept. It's called the Automated Valet Parking System (AVPS).

New Mercedes-Benz cars headed for SA, new Suzuki Jimny bakkie - Top motoring stories of the week

2019-01-06 19:00

So much has happened in the automotive world during the first week of 2019 as we list the top motoring stories you shouldn't miss.

 

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.

WATCH: Ford designers use cool VR tech to create the ideal car

2019-01-31 13:26

Ford has been experimenting with Gravity Sketch, a virtual reality design software for their designers to use the technology to build and create cars.

WATCH: Next-gen car tech to debut at Consumer Electronics Show

2019-01-25 12:15

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is the world's leading consumer electronics show - and now also attracts automakers and automotive suppliers.

Car safety: Hyundai develops innovative multi-collision airbag system

2019-01-21 08:09

Hyundai announced the development and future commercialisation of the world’s first multi-collision airbag system that significantly improves airbag performance in multi-collision accidents.

WATCH: Next step in ride-sharing apps? How about hailing a self-driving taxi

2019-01-08 12:01

Ride-hailing company Lyft is teaming-up with mobility tech firm Aptiv to launch a public autonomous vehicle service.

No more petrol power - one of China's major cities switches to electric taxis

2019-01-08 09:46

One of China's major cities has reached an environmental milestone - an almost all electric-powered taxi fleet.

Toyota SA ready for the Dakar rally, Nissan debuts new VR tech - Top motoring stories of the day

2019-01-07 19:00

From Dakar Rally action to Porsche revealing its 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport, here are the top motoring stories of the day.

WATCH: Nissan debuts 'Invisible-to-Visible' VR car tech

2019-01-07 11:25

Nissan will show off its new Invisible-to-Visible technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

WATCH: Volkswagen offers first glimpse of mobile charging station

2019-01-03 11:35

Volkswagen is offering a glimpse of the company’s future mobile quick-charging station.

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