ARTICLES RELATING TO GEAR AND TECH

Keeping the five alive: Why Audi's five-cylinder turbo is still relevant

2019-10-01 10:26

Audi’s five-cylinder turbo is nearly 40 years old and more relevant than ever, writes Lance Branquihno

High-speed crashes | Nascar racing could be the best way to learn about physics

2019-09-05 05:30

Today’s speed lover can live vicariously by watching their favorite Nascar drivers race around the track at death-defying speeds. The crash-prone sport however could also be a boon to science.

WATCH | Hyundai has found a high-tech solution to reduce the strain on car factory workers - a wearable exoskeleton

2019-09-04 08:39

Hyundai has developed new Vest EXoskeleton (VEX), a wearable robot created to assist industrial workers working in the auto industry.

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.

SEE: James Bond's classic Aston Martin DB5 sells for an incredible record-breaking R97-million

2019-08-16 10:10

How much would you pay to own one of super spy James Bond's cars? A car collector splashed out the equivalent of R97-million to purchase the original 1965 Aston Martin DB5 'Bond Car'.

Death of internal combustion: Electric cars with a range of 1 000km in the works

2019-08-10 09:05

With soaring fuel prices and depleting oil stocks, the future of mobility could lie with alternative power sources such as solar and battery-powered cars.

'Industry 4.0' ignites change in motor industry - 5 major disruptors to affect SA

2019-08-08 05:30

New forms of mobility, changes in the workplace, electric cars... we look at five major disruptors in the motor industry that will affect motorists in the next few years.

WATCH: BMW iDrive, Audi MMI... car infotainment systems detailed

2019-08-04 09:00

As cars become more technologically advanced so do their infotainment systems.

WATCH: 'How much car do you really need?' - the tiny Microlino EV hopes to drive future mobility

2019-07-23 13:53

We may ask, how much car do we really need? A Swiss start-up's answer - the battery -powered Microlino inspired by bubble cars from the 1950s.

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'.

 

XLT vs. Wildtrak: Connecting the Karoo in Ford’s Ranger

2019-09-09 13:29

'Which is better, Ford’s XLT or Wildtrak Ranger bakkie? We lap the Karoo to find out,' writes Lance Branquinho.

Five ways to make your car as smart as a human passenger

2019-09-04 18:30

Research on driverless cars is well underway, but less is heard about the work being done to make cars a smart companion for drivers.

This vehicle tracking company promises you up to R1-million if your new Toyota gets stolen

2019-09-03 12:47

Vehicle tracking specialists Cartrack has launched an industry-first "R1-million Limited Recovery Warranty" in SA. The catch? It's reserved for Toyotas purchased from its affiliated dealers.

Wifi now standard on all new Toyota and Lexus models in SA: Here's how it works

2019-08-30 10:55

Toyota South Africa, in collaboration with partners Altron and Vodacom Business, has announced a roll-out of connectivity features and in-car Wi-Fi for all new Toyota and Lexus models.

SEE: Aston Martin, Lotus, BMW... Which of James Bond's incredible gadget-packed rides had the most screen time?

2019-08-15 12:00

From the transforming Lotus Esprit to the stylish yet deadly Aston Martin DB5, check this of list top James Bond cars through the years.

The future of connectivity: What does your car know about you?

2019-08-08 09:57

Built-in navigation, smartphone-connected apps - new levels of connectivity mean vehicles are increasingly collecting more and more personal information about their drivers.

WATCH: Flying car hovers during tech demonstration

2019-08-06 09:37

A flying electric car prototype has been tested in Japan and the results seem promising.

License to sell: James Bond's stunning 1965 Aston Martin DB5 up for auction - would you buy this gadget-packed classic?

2019-07-30 12:15

Buyers got the chance to see James Bond’s original 1965 Aston Martin DB5 at Sotheby’s auctioneers in New York City.

WATCH: Aircon explained - what do all of those buttons do?

2019-07-09 05:15

While aircon units have become standard for many vehicles not many drivers are familiar with their function.

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.

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