December 5, 2016

Hyundai Motorsport unveils new i20 Coupé WRC for 2017 rally season

Hyundai Motorsport has unveiled its Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC, a brand new car with which the team will compete in the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship […]
December 5, 2016

Mobility as a service

How the automotive industry is gearing itself for the next step in transport options based on sustainability, safety, low pollution levels and congestion-free roads. Siegfried Mortkowitz […]
December 2, 2016
car production line with unfinished cars in a row

2016 in review

Half full or half empty? Are the contents of the motor industry glass rising or disappearing inexorably through a hole in the bottom? David Furlonger investigates […]
December 1, 2016

Next step in tech convenience

Volvo is testing a smartphone app that aims to make the lives of its customers easier Volvo has announced the roll-out of a pilot concierge service […]
November 30, 2016

Alcantara’s popularity on the rise

As a luxury material for car interiors, the popularity of Alcantara appears to be on the rise. The synthetic, Italian-made product, which resembles suede leather in […]
November 30, 2016

Little big heart

Suzuki has added the streamlined Baleno hatchback to its range of compact cars. The model is aimed at enhancing the brand’s reputation for selling some of […]
November 29, 2016
Weiterentwicklung des CCS Ladestandards für Elektrofahrzeuge auf bis zu 350 kW ;

Evolution of CCS charging technology for e-cars towards 350 kW;

Electrifying news!

Rival automakers team up to promote the sale of electrically powered vehicles across Europe. Wynter Murdoch reports Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, Porsche and Volkswagen have joined […]
November 29, 2016
Der neue Volkswagen Arteon

Volkswagen’s new fastback

Three months ahead of its scheduled world premiere, Volkswagen has released a sketch of the Arteon, a new model that will reportedly replace the CC in […]
November 29, 2016

Hilux and Fortuner updated

Since introduction of the new Toyota Hilux in February this year, the model has sold over 30 000 units – keeping it at the top end of […]
November 25, 2016

Tyres by the numbers

Tyres are safety critical components on a vehicle, so understanding the meaning of codes moulded into their sidewalls is helpful in interpreting specific characteristics, including speed […]
November 11, 2016

718: The right sized Porsche

In the late 1990s, Porsche was under severe financial pressure. To avoid bankruptcy, the iconic sports car manufacturer needed a new, affordable model to replace its […]
November 8, 2016

New road for Merc engines

From next year, Mercedes-Benz plans to introduce a new family of engines across its passenger car line-up – among them four- and six-cylinder units that incorporate […]
November 4, 2016

Mobility according to BMW

The BMW Group has revealed its plan for motoring’s future – autonomous, electric, fully connected and shared. The vision is outlined in statement issued today by […]
November 1, 2016

Alfa Romeo Giulietta reworked

Alfa Romeo’s new Giulietta recently made its debut in South Africa, offering a choice of turbocharged petrol engines and Magneti Marelli-engineered exhaust, suspension and powertrain systems […]
November 1, 2016

Mercedes bakkie revealed

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz brand has unveiled two concept versions of its first bakkie. Called the X Class, the model is scheduled to go on sale towards the […]
October 31, 2016

Everest in local production

Ford has expanded its Everest range following introduction of a new local production initiative for the vehicle at its Silverton assembly plant, where it will be […]
October 28, 2016

Kia Sportage set to impress

The new Kia Sportage builds comprehensively on the success of the outgoing model, offering an innovative and sophisticated package to buyers in an increasingly competitive compact […]
October 26, 2016

Toyota Gazoo racing to stick to proven 4WD recipe for Dakar 2017

The final round of the 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship takes place near the mining town of Glenharvie this weekend, and Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will again […]