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China's quota threat charges up electric car market
China's quota threat charges up electric car market

SHANGHAI, China: China's electric-car market is already the world's biggest, but a government proposal to introduce "new energy" vehicle quotas for automakers is further charging it up.

12 hours ago

Clio GT-Line: Richly furnished and fun to drive
Clio GT-Line: Richly furnished and fun to drive

Renault South Africa has enhanced its award-winning Clio five-door hatchback range with a stepped-up GT-Line model and it is a real show-stealer, both in looks and performance.

By Henrie Geyser 18 hours ago

Two flying car prototypes launched on French Riviera
Two flying car prototypes launched on French Riviera

MONACO: Two flying car prototypes were launched on Thursday on the French Riviera, at an event showcasing "supercars" in Monaco.

3 days ago

TransUnion releases Vehicle Price Index report
TransUnion releases Vehicle Price Index report

TransUnion released Q1 of the Vehicle Price Index 2017 today. The VPI report examines the link between the year-on-year increase in vehicle pricing for new and used vehicles.

20 Apr 2017

Mike Whitfield
Want to become a winning auto company in Africa? Here's how

Almost four years after Nissan ventured into auto assembly in Nigeria, it fills me with pride when I comment on our success as an auto company operating in Africa. Especially given that challenges often over-ride opportunities when considering the pros and cons of business expansion on the continent.

By Mike Whitfield 20 Apr 2017

China to build Volvo's first all-electric car
China to build Volvo's first all-electric car

SHANGHAI, China: Volvo Cars' first fully-electric car will be built in China and will be based on on the company's new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) for smaller cars.

20 Apr 2017

World Car Awards names Jaguar F-Pace Car of the Year
World Car Awards names Jaguar F-Pace Car of the Year

The Jaguar F-Pace has officially been named Car of the Year at the 2017 World Car Awards. In addition, it also scooped the World Car Design of the Year title.

19 Apr 2017

You may soon be sentenced to rehab for bad driving
You may soon be sentenced to rehab for bad driving

Parliament has heard about a proposed rehabilitation programme to be launched at the same time as the new demerit system.

By Sherryn de Vos 19 Apr 2017

Engen Volkswagen Cup round two to take place at Kyalami
Engen Volkswagen Cup round two to take place at Kyalami

The second round of the 2017 Engen Volkswagen Cup will take place at the Kyalami circuit from 21-22 April 2017.

19 Apr 2017

Tiger Wheel & Tyre launches 'Book A Bay' service for online purchases
Tiger Wheel & Tyre launches 'Book A Bay' service for online purchases

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has notched up another industry first with its Book A Bay service on its new ecommerce website. The feature allows shoppers to schedule a date and time to have the tyres or wheels they purchase online fitted to their vehicle.

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 18 Apr 2017

Rolls-Royce, Nanyang Polytechnic create VR experience
Rolls-Royce, Nanyang Polytechnic create VR experience

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has partnered with Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) students to create a virtual reality (VR) experience for its Bespoke programme.

18 Apr 2017

The need for skilled individuals in the tyre industry
The need for skilled individuals in the tyre industry

The South African job market is becoming ever more competitive with the emergence of new industries requiring us to keep moving, be proactive, and not be the inactive spare wheel that sits in the boot — waiting for something to happen.

By Nobuzwe Mangcu 18 Apr 2017

D20 hatchback leads Chinese onslaught
D20 hatchback leads Chinese onslaught

Chinese automaker, Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC), has begun its onslaught on the local car market with the introduction of a new D20 hatchback and sedan ahead of early 2018 when the company's R11bn production and assembly plant in South Africa is expected to turn out the first locally produced BAIC vehicles.

By Henrie Geyser 18 Apr 2017