January 10, 2017

Strong performance by De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz on stage 7 of Dakar

Hailed by many as the toughest Dakar in many years, the 2017 edition of the world’s toughest motor race has seen its fair share of challenges. […]
January 9, 2017

Respite on Dakar 2017 as the race reaches its midpoint

With the first half of Dakar 2017 done and dusted, it was time for the race crews to relax a bit, on the so-called ‘rest day’ […]
January 6, 2017

Consolidation on Stage 4 of Dakar for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA

The first three stages of Dakar 2017 brought a mix of emotions for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. First came an opening stage win for Nasser Al-Attiyah […]
January 5, 2017

Al-Attiyah retires from Dakar rally on stage 3

What started as an exciting, ding-dong battle on Stage 3, as former winners Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Gazoo Racing SA) and Stephane Peterhansel (Peugeot) went head-to-head on […]
January 4, 2017

Volkswagen plans integrated mobility concept in Rwanda

Volkswagen is taking a further step to develop market potentials in Africa. On Wednesday evening, Hon. Francis Gatare, Director of the Rwanda Development Board, and Thomas […]
January 4, 2017

Solid performance by Toyota Gazoo racing SA on Stage 2 of Dakar 2017

Stage 2 of Dakar 2017 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA bank another good performance, with Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel (#301) posting the second-fastest time […]
December 15, 2016

Everest expands range

New models added as local production begins. Reuben van Niekerk reports The Everest is set to become a more compelling choice in South Africa’s highly contested […]
December 14, 2016

Alfa Romeo Giulia makes an exclusive premiere

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, importers of the Alfa Romeo brand in South Africa hosted an exclusive premiere of the highly-anticipated Alfa Romeo Giulia at a gala event […]
December 14, 2016

Kenyan car maker boosts production

Kenyan vehicle manufacturer Mobius Motors – which pioneered production of a robust passenger car designed for Africa’s roads – plans to boost production next year with […]
December 13, 2016

Hyundai Tucson engine range expanded

Hyundai has added two new Tucsons to its best-selling, compact, SUV line-up, each featuring a turbocharged diesel engine. Introduction of the vehicles expands the range to […]
December 13, 2016

Ogier joins M-Sport for 2017

Having recently tested British rally team M-Sport’s new Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta in Wales, World Rally Champion Sebastian Ogier was sufficiently impressed to join the outfit. Ogier […]
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

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

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 […]