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Longtime Google exec leaves Uber board of directors

Google executive David Drummond left the Uber board of directors on Monday as competition revs up between the companies over self-driving cars...

10 minutes ago

Toyota cutting Dyna's weight and regulations

Fifty kilogrammes. That is all Toyota has had to take out from the total weight of its small Dyna truck in order to move it from the medium (MCV)...

21 hours ago

Will a merged Tesla-SolarCity put a PV battery in every home?

One year ago Tesla Motors announced plans to build its Gigafactory to produce huge numbers of batteries...

By W. Rocky Newman 1 day ago

Kia Motors SA to attempt world's longest test drive relay

Kia Motors South Africa is embarking on what will be the world's longest test drive, for the launch of the new Kia Sportage...

3 days ago

Toyota voted SA's favourite car brand

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has scooped the Sunday Times Top Brand award as the best regarded car brand in the Consumer category...

26 Aug 2016

The Iron Knight has beat two world speed records

Volvo Trucks' The Iron Knight, driven by Boije Ovebrink, now holds the official speed records for the 500- and-1000 metre distances...

26 Aug 2016

Auto, aerospace industries warm to 3D printing

New 3D printing technology unveiled recently, sharply increases the size of objects that can be produced, offering new possibilities to remake manufacturing in the auto, aerospace, and other major industries...

26 Aug 2016

Catch an autonomous flying drone to work

International aerodynamics corporation Airbus is at the forefront of the air and space travel industry. While currently focused on setting up...

By Kate Walker 25 Aug 2016

Car makers flag SA as base for drive into Africa

The global automotive industry produced more than 91-million vehicles in 2015, 1.1% up from 2014. Of that number, Africa accounted for 960,527...

By Mark Smyth 25 Aug 2016

'Mad Mike' Whiddett drifts to local shores

'Mad Mike' Whiddett has drifted a car up a mountain range in his native New Zealand and powerslid across a frozen lake in Japan...

25 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Blazing a trail for women in production

Meet Faith Lelaka, unit head of VWSA's paint shop, and the first black woman to be appointed at this level in the production environment...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Aug 2016

AAAM to unlock Africa's automotive development potential

The development and promotion of a cohesive automotive strategy for the African continent is gaining new impetus due to the strategic vision...

24 Aug 2016

Volvo and Uber partner for autonomous car development

Volvo Cars and Uber are to join forces to develop next generation autonomous driving (AD) cars. The two companies have signed an agreement...

23 Aug 2016

Vehicle recalls and the repair shortfall

The number of vehicle recalls over the last decade has increased significantly. Unfortunately the number of vehicle owners bringing in their vehicles...

23 Aug 2016

Hyundai Tucson, the WOW car of the year

Women deem things such as value-for-money, efficiency, safety, reliability, and practicality a lot more important than the brand name...

By Ané Theron 22 Aug 2016

Limited edition funky Captur

Renault has extended its popular Captur range with the addition of a funky Sunset Limited Edition turbo diesel model of which only 100 will be sold in South Africa...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 22 Aug 2016

Toyota voted SA top car by Gumtree users

Gumtree South Africa conducted a survey on the differences between women and men when purchasing a car and found that Toyota was the preferred car brand for both...

22 Aug 2016

VW hits brakes as parts supplier fails to deliver

Volkswagen said production at several factories has been severely disrupted due to a shortage of components, a new headache for the German car giant...

19 Aug 2016

Harley-Davidson in USD15m pollution settlement with US

US motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson entered a $15 million settlement with US authorities who accused the company of making and selling illegal devices that increased air pollution from its bikes...

19 Aug 2016

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