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Tiger Wheel & Tyre's emergency in-car must-have list

From a flat tyre or flat battery to a breakdown or even a medical issue, Tiger Wheel & Tyre cautions that there are potential emergencies that motorists should plan for...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 3 hours ago

Exoskin: the programmable material

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institutes of Technology (MIT) have created programmable materials that bring otherwise stationary objects to life. Exoskin is a series of membrane-backed...

By Jamie Matroos 3 hours ago

Nissan taking South Korea to court over emission claims

Japanese automaker Nissan said on Monday it is taking South Korea to court in response to Seoul's claims that it manipulated emissions data...

2 hours ago

18 drivers selected for MSA Motorsport Development Academy

Motorsport South Africa has confirmed that eighteen young South African race drivers will participate in the inaugural MSA Motorsport Development Academy...

8 hours ago

Toyota's crash-test dummy family expands

Toyota has expanded its family of virtual crash-test dummies by adding three new models to replicate the physical characteristics of children aged ten, six and three...

1 day ago

Carmakers' wage talks 'robust'

The battle lines have been drawn across South Africa's car industry as employers began squaring up to labour for what are expected to be hard-nosed wage talks...

1 day ago

Mitsubishi Pajero Legend makes a return

Mitsubishi SA has announced the introduction of the Pajero Legend II in both long- and short-wheel base variants. The limited special edition models...

1 day ago

Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms...

3 days ago

Fortuner is a capable good-looker

The much improved new Toyota Fortuner is destined to strengthen its position as South Africa's favourite family SUV with predicted sales of more than 1,000 a month...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 24 Jun 2016

New Caltex fuel formula with Clean and Glide Tech

The Caltex brand has reformulated its signature additive package with the addition of new Clean & Glide Technology. The new active ingredients are designed...

24 Jun 2016

Rolls-Royce's luxury vision of the future tells us more about ourselves

Rolls Royce Motor Cars has unveiled a concept car that showcases what the firm thinks luxury vehicles might look like in 100 years' time...

By Chris Ebbert 24 Jun 2016

VW to pay $10bn in US over emissions scandal

Volkswagen has agreed to pay $10 billion to settle a huge US civil case over its diesel emissions-cheating scandal, a person familiar with the negotiations told AFP on Thursday...

24 Jun 2016

Online car sales platform launches in SA

Online car sales platform HiCarByeCar has launched in South Africa, promising to source three offers within 48 hours...

By Gabriella Mulligan 23 Jun 2016

Metair blames cost of model launches for earnings drop

Metair says first-half earnings will drop as much as 59% because of the high costs associated with new model launches for clients including Toyota...

By Fifi Peters 23 Jun 2016

Daimler to rev up e-mobility drive

German luxury automaker Daimler, owner of the Mercedes-Benz and Smart brands, plans to speed up its push into electro-mobility in the race against US pioneer Tesla and German rival BMW...

23 Jun 2016

VWSA and Dyer Island - a CSI success story

News about corporate social investments can generate a range of public responses; from warming the hearts of eternal optimists to provoking eye-rolls...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Jun 2016

Saab car trademark consigned to scrap yard

The Saab car brand was dumped on Tuesday on the scrap yard of automobile history when the trademark's most recent user said they would give up trying...

22 Jun 2016

Staff and production cuts expected at GMSA

General Motors SA (GMSA) has begun discussions with its workforce to reduce employment at its Struandale vehicle assembly plant in Port Elizabeth...

By David Furlonger 22 Jun 2016

New Ford Mobility Experiment to inspire better driving

Rewarding good drivers with reduced travel costs is the idea behind a new Ford Smart Mobility experiment that takes a similar approach to achieving goals...

21 Jun 2016

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