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Mercedes-Benz SA embraces VR technology

Mercedes-Benz South Africa's (MBSA) visual effects and animation agency, Sinister Studio, has created a number of virtual reality campaigns - including four test-drive videos - to profile the cars' features in ways not previously possible

20 hours ago

Alfa Romeo Giulia is a 'Game Changer'

The Alfa Romeo Giulia, recently launched in South Africa, has been named a 'Game Changer' at the UK Autocar Awards

17 hours ago

Additional challenges for Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race

Preparations are in full swing for the next challenge in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, based in Jwaneng, from 23-25 June 2017

13 hours ago

How electric car racing could one day challenge F1

Motor racing's most glamorous event, the Formula One Grand Prix in the glittering tax haven of Monaco is just around the corner. But is age starting to creep up on the F1 scene?

By Bruce Grant-Braham 3 days ago

Cars are becoming life-saving smart

Autonomous driving technology is developing at a rapid pace. Business Insider's research platform has forecast that there will be around 10 million cars with various self-driving features on the road in the UK by 2020

By Mike Whitfield 3 days ago

Allrounder cars soar in sales rankings

Booming SUVs and crossovers have flown into the ranks of the top-selling cars for the first quarter of 2017, with Ford's FSeries leading the way

3 days ago

MAN launches new Lion's Explorer bus at SABOA

At this year's South African Bus Operators Association conference, MAN Truck & Bus is showcasing the next generation of Lion's Explorer bus bodywork

25 May 2017

China's Geely takes stake in Proton, Lotus

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Chinese auto giant Geely on Wednesday announced it was taking a 49.9% stake in Malaysia's troubled Proton as well as a 51% share in British sports car brand Lotus

25 May 2017

#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba

Issued by 24 May 2017

Golf GTI lifts the bar

Volkswagen has rejuvenated its popular Golf range with some sporty makeup and fancy technology and a tot of extra vooma under the bonnet of the flagship GTI.

24 May 2017

Engen Driver Wellness 2017 programme on the move

Over a seven-month period, running from April to the end of October, the Engen Driver Wellness 2017 programme will reach 21 sites in five provinces

24 May 2017

Concours South Africa set to showcase top classic cars

South Africa's only national multi-marque Concours, taking place at Sun City from 3-6 August 2017, will see top classic cars showcased

24 May 2017

A motorcyclist's guide to gear - three essential items

If you are not wearing the correct protective gear when riding, your chances of suffering serious injury are increased should you become involved in an accident

Issued by MiWay 24 May 2017

SA Ferrari dealer internship programme underway

The official Ferrari dealer, Scuderia South Africa, has selected the potential candidates for its '2017 Internship Program' for young, dynamic Ferrari enthusiasts

23 May 2017

Suzuki GSX-R1000A to be revealed at SA Bike Festival

The long-awaited new Suzuki GSX-R1000A makes its first public appearance at the South African Bike Festival where three units will be available for high-speed test rides

23 May 2017

Ford appoints new CEO

Ford Motor Company has appointed Jim Hackett as president and CEO, succeeding Mark Fields who has elected to retire from Ford after a 28-year career with the company

23 May 2017

A blast from the past with Datsun

In addition to giving the Datsun GO a go on our media trip at Nampo last week, we also stopped over at an unassuming brick building in Bothaville. Parked outside were teasers of the magic and nostalgia we would find inside

By Ilse van den Berg 22 May 2017

EU launches 'Dieselgate' case against Italy

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU launched infringement proceedings against Italy for failing to adequately investigate emissions cheating allegations against automaker Fiat

22 May 2017

Spinning not a sport for men only

GroundUp's Ihsaan Haffajee has produced a video showcasing how women are bucking the stereotype that car spinning is a sport only for men [video]

22 May 2017

General Motors to stop sales in India by year end

NEW DELHI, India: US auto giant General Motors will stop selling cars in India by year end, putting the brakes on efforts to penetrate one of the world's fastest growing markets

19 May 2017

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Ford evaluates viability of bamboo in vehicle interiors

Over the past several years, Ford has worked with suppliers to evaluate the viability of using bamboo in vehicle interiors and to make extra strong parts by combining it with plastic.

4 May 2017

Comedy defensive driving courses offer great experience

Who says that all driving courses are just boring lectures? Not all of them are like that, so you should take advantage of some of the online courses where you will sit back and enjoy the fun lectures. With the appearance of comedy defensive driving courses, things are now a lot more appealing and entertaining. Driving students can now learn everything there is about driving safety by listening to popular comedians. Although lectures are expressed in a funny way, the main message and content should always be taken seriously.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Apr 2017

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