Some 14,586 used battery electric cars were bought in the UK during the first three months of the year – more than double the total of 6,625 during the same period last year.
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) has unveiled a prototype of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck designed to operate in everyday mining conditions at its Mogalakwena PGMs mine in South Africa.
The annual Spirit of Amarok competition, which is an amateur 4×4 precision driving championship, is currently running until 27 June 2022 in Bloemfontein.
This August the Festival of Motoring returns to the delight of the motoring public who have been waiting patiently to get into the driving seat of their favourite cars and experience the thrill and excitement that the event provides.
The design of the Scorpion fascinates the expert and discerning readers of German AUTO BILD magazine, as evidenced by yet another triumph in the “Best Brands in All Classes” competition.
Hard-to-abate carbon emissions-intensive sectors – such as heavy-duty transport, aviation, maritime and heavy industries – may be able to reduce their emissions through the use of green hydrogen produced at a deep-water harbour facility in Boegoebaai, 60 km north of Port Nolloth.
Warrant issued over €15m in suspect payments for ex-Nissan chief who jumped bail in Japan and fled to Lebanon.
South Africa is the first right hand market where the Tiggo 8 Pro launched, but having experienced its smaller sibling, I expected quality.
The Top 25 Finalists for the 2022 South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition has been announced. This prestigious competition, staged by the South African Guild of Mobility Journalists (SAGMJ), has run continuously since 1986.
The South African Guild of Mobility Journalists (SAGMJ) today announced the Jury and Trainee Jury members for the 2022 South African Car of the Year Competition.
Grade 12 learners from the class of 2021 were celebrated last week but media reports are mixed, painting a grim employment outlook for many of these school leavers. Experts and academics have predicted that as many as seven out of 10 matrics looking for a job this year will not find one, heightened by an unacceptably high unemployment rate of 34,9%.
Renault SA (RENA.PA), Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors (7211.T) on Thursday said they plan to deepen cooperation in electric vehicle production as their two decade-old alliance positions itself to compete as auto markets switch to EVs.
Environmental activist Clara Mayer and the heads of Greenpeace Germany have sued Volkswagen (VLKAF) in a German court, the NGO said on Tuesday, accusing the automaker of failing to do its part to combat climate change.
Get ready for the all-new Mercedes-AMG SL! The brand new roadster is the reinvention of an icon and returns to its roots with a classic soft top and sporty character. It combines the sportiness of the original SL with unique luxury and technological excellence. Join the digital world premiere of the Mercedes-AMG SL now, we’re happy to have you here!
Ford Motor Co. and South Korea-based energy company SK Innovations are investing $11.4 billion to build two new enormous manufacturing campuses for electric vehicles, creating more than 10,000 new jobs and representing Ford’s largest-ever single manufacturing investment in the company’s 118-year history.
The South African Car of the Year trophy, awarded since 1986, is the country’s most highly respected and sought-after motoring accolade.
Manufacturers had to grapple with the dual challenge of workers being ordered to self-isolate and a worldwide dearth of semiconductors.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people around the world celebrate Pride Month in June. Daimler is also taking the month as an opportunity to reflect the topics of the LGBTIQ+ community in various digital activities.
The Audi A3 successfully established itself locally in the premium compact class in 1998. With customer deliveries of more than 63 000 units over the last two decades, the A3 model range is a firm favourite in South Africa.
The arrival of the first electric N-series truck on local shores marks the start of JAC Motors South Africa’s local electric vehicle programme. The newcomer to the local product range, the N55 EV, is a thoroughly tested electric vehicle from the JAC Motors stable with the latest EV technology on board.
Hydrogen as fuel for sustainable mobility: BMW Group continues systematic research and development +++ First prototypes being tested on European roads +++ Production of small series based on BMW X5 will launch in 2022
Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) has been going the extra mile to ensure that its customer service, customer retention and positive brand image remain at high levels. This effort has paid off, as MMSA has been recognised as a top regional performer by Mitsubishi Motors Middle East & Africa (MMMEA).
The tough Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a supremely capable 7-seater SUV that rivals products such as Toyota’s popular Fortuner, the Ford Everest, Kia Sorrento, Hyundai Santa Fe and Isuzu MU-X. Having done an extremely challenging off road course with it recently revealed why it’s so it so popular as an off roader.
It is rare to find a car that blows your mind after being spoilt with some mind-altering cars over 30 years, however this leaper ticks all the sweet spots and a 5,0-litre, 423kW supercharged V8 reaching 0-100km/h in just 3,7 seconds is so much more than a sweetie pie.
The second generation Creta has left me feeling very impressed, the first noticable feature is that the bold exterior styling of the front and rear lights really pushed this Korean SUV to the forefront against its competitors in terms of futuristic styling.
The much-anticipated incorporation of the Opel brand into the Peugeot Citroen South Africa (PCSA) stable has taken place, and PCSA has become the official distributor of Opel vehicles in South Africa from the 1st of January 2021.
Volvo used to be a popular old fart’s car and I guess it appealed because it has always had the best seats designed by back specialists and everything was simple to operate and worked the same for ever. However, a few years ago Volvo funkied up and got so sexy that it attracted a much younger market along with their grandparents.
For a diverse society: at the weekend Porsche took a stance for acceptance and mutual trust at events surrounding the Christopher Street Day gay pride festival.
There is a generation that remembers the Opel Kadetts of the 1980s and ’90s with misty-eyed fondness. The expectation placed on the new Opel Corsa GSi by purists seems unrealistic to me, but I have never been swayed by brute performance alone. This girl needs a bit of luxury, tech and a safety feature or three.
The new 10-speed transmission, which we´ve experienced in the Ranger Raptor, makes the most of Ford´s 2,3-litre EcoBoost engine, which has seen a reduction in power output of 20kW but it gains 11Nm. Coupled with the clever auto box and an overboost function, Ford says there´s been no discernible harm to performance.
Drop dead gorgeous, oodles of presence, lots of substance and the most aerodynamic SUV is also extremely innovative. The GLE’s active suspension system E-Active Body Control on a 48volt basis is a world first and the new driver assistance systems also quantum leaped along with infotainment via MBUX Interior Assist, which detects hand and arm movements to assist with control functions.
Way back in 1991 the 8 Series made a brief appearance – it was a status symbol but zero fun to drive. Fast forward to 2019 and get ready to squeal with delight as this hunk of beautiful low-slung, sinuous metal lets you experience sensual speed. It’s a good thing max speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h, as driving it you are tempted to put your foot down and keep it down.
KIA Motors Corporation has revealed first images of the new KIA Carnival, the fourth generation of the brand’s flagship minivan. Released in Korean specification, the new KIA Carnival – sold in many markets worldwide as the KIA Grand Sedona – has been designed to appeal to progressive young families, with a leading combination of innovation, flexibility, and style.
Mahindra South Africa celebrated the reopening of its dealer network with the
launch of a refreshed Pik Up S6 Single Cab.
With its classical SUV-shape, large 720mm diameter wheels, its robust and muscular design, and its raised ground clearance of 230mm, its unique personality and strong style choices such as its Airbump® inspired lower door and wheel arch protectors and roof bars, make it 100% Citroën in its design and character.
Considered the most iconic car in the world, I felt honoured to be part of a small group of journalists that were invited to experience the incredible dynamic capability of 911 Carrera S and 4 S. The all-wheel drive grip of the 911 Carrera 4 S is superb.
South Africa loves the Hilux. There’s no question. And it remains a great choice for anyone looking for the ultimate workhorse as we see in an updated and tweaked model line-up after the release of the limited edition Dakar. Hold on to your hats, it’s a stunner!
This highly technologically-advanced SUV has a 5-star safety rating and is slowly regaining lost ground with an excellent value proposition that struck a chord with me. Depending on model, there is the option of front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive models and three specification levels.
When you tell people you like Peugeot they automatically say something along the lines of “blah, blah, resale value”. But I can’t help it; I have fallen in love with this brand. Ever since I tested the 3008 SUV GT Line (which is one of my absolute favourite cars), I knew it was the beginning of an affair between the lion and I.