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South Korea's Samsung invests $450m in China carmaker

A subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate Samsung will buy a $450 million stake in China's electric carmaker BYD, which is partially owned by US investment guru Warren Buffet...

6 hours ago

New race media portal goes live

A new SA-based motorsport media portal has been launched, specialising in the compilation, distribution and promotion of media info...

3 days ago

Cape Town impounds more than 300 Uber vehicles

Storm clouds continue to gather around app-based ride service Uber as more than 300 of its partner drivers' vehicles have been impounded by the City of Cape Town...

By Bekezela Phakathi 21 Jul 2016

Gauging the worth of a used vehicle

As the South African economy continues to bite, consumers are turning to the secondhand vehicle market as an affordable option with more variety...

3 days ago

Self-driving cars and insurance - Gigantic losses or innovation opportunity?

Imagine a world where you can summon your car via an app on your phone, to pick you up from outside the bistro where you have been having dinner...

By Ané Theron 20 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: 67 minutes for quality education

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) ploughed its Mandela Day efforts into education initiatives at the Adolph Schauder Primary School in Schauderville...

20 Jul 2016

Volkswagen execs named in new emissions lawsuits

New York and Massachusetts filed lawsuits on Tuesday against Volkswagen that suggested that senior executives were aware early...

20 Jul 2016

Ford Figo is a feisty fighter

Ford knew they were in for a tough fight when they pitched its baby Figo into battle against hardened veterans of the fiercely-contested sub-B compact market...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 19 Jul 2016

Autonomous Future Bus completes milestone journey

Daimler Buses announced on Monday that the Mercedes-Benz Future Bus with CityPilot has driven autonomously for the first time...

19 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: Volkswagen gets hands-on in Uitenhage

Volkswagen Group South Africa's Show of Hands volunteers dedicated 300 minutes of their time and skills painting and gardening...

18 Jul 2016

Motor ruling backs repair right

The Motor Industry Workshop Association (Miwa) recently took an issue regarding over-counter parts to the office of the Motor Industry Ombudsman...

18 Jul 2016

Suzuki and Hukato plan trip to the moon

The next vehicle to drive on the moon could very well be a Suzuki, if the team from Hukato, Suzuki and ispace technologies has its way...

18 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: A zebra crossing with a difference

Zebra Cabs will celebrate Madiba Day by creating a unique 'zebra crossing' in Gauteng. A fleet of over 120 Zebra cabs, all decked out...

15 Jul 2016

Commercial vehicle buyers looking for best value, service

SA's commercial vehicle industry is still facing some tough challenges at the halfway mark of 2016. With the industry's growth closely linked...

15 Jul 2016

Smart future in store

One of the ways automotive companies are looking to expand their operations while also improving their bottom line is through increased levels of standardisation...

15 Jul 2016

Volvo Trucks Southern Africa expands SA network

Volvo Trucks Southern Africa is expanding its footprint in Gauteng and opening a new workshop facility in Alrode, South of Gauteng...

14 Jul 2016

Nissan's autonomous ProPILOT tech to debut in Japan

Nissan has announced that the new Serena will come equipped with the company's ProPILOT autonomous drive technology...

14 Jul 2016

Automotive head-up display market set to quadruple

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that the automotive head-up display market will exceed 16 million installed units...

13 Jul 2016

GM sees self-driving cars as gradual rollout

General Motors believes in autonomous vehicles as a safer mode of transport, and expects the technology to come more quickly than most people think...

13 Jul 2016

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