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Musk shares performance specs for souped-up Tesla Model 3

Tesla's mid-priced Model 3 may be aimed at the masses, but that doesn't mean it won't offer something for those after a little more oomph...

By Nick Lavars 3 days ago

Tesla announces plans for new Model Y

Elon Musk has officially announced the next model in Tesla's S3XY lineup. The forthcoming electric crossover, the Model Y, is scheduled to go into production early 2020...

By Jason Snyman 14 May 2018

Legendary Brabham name returns with BT62 racer

After some fits and starts, the Brabham name is back in business as a race car manufacturer with the debut of the awesome little BT62. The track-focused BT62 features a phenomenal power to weight ratio...

By Aaron Turpen 9 May 2018

Importing that dream car is easier said than done - but possible

One can import just about anything to South Africa, including cars, but that doesn't mean it's going to be easy...

By Jeff Osborne 9 May 2018

Tesla's problem: overestimating automation, underestimating humans

Tesla was hoping to produce 5,000 new Model 3 electric cars each week in 2018. So far, it has failed...

By Bettina Büchel and Dario Floreano 4 May 2018

Why do car batteries go flat?

The big question everyone has when they switch on their car to find that the battery is flat is: what could have caused it when it had been working perfectly the day before?

By Barnabas Gwarisa 2 May 2018

New report gives insights into global automotive parts, accessories market

IndexBox shares some key findings from its newly released report called World: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles - market report. Analysis and forecast to 2025...

25 Apr 2018

VW reveals first all-electric race car built to conquer Pikes Peak

After teasing us with series of silhouettes and flashy renders, Volkswagen has finally whipped the covers off its first all-electric race car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak...

By Nick Lavars 23 Apr 2018

BMW develops process for fast, cheap carbon composite chassis manufacture

If there's one thing motorcyclists want more of in their lives, it's carbon fibre. Such is our fascination with the lightness of carbon that people will unironically bolt non-functional bits of it onto their bikes in order to make them look lighter...

By Loz Blain 13 Apr 2018

After nearly a decade, why are electric cars still an anomaly?

Tesla unveiled the world's first mass-produced electric car nine years ago - why aren't more people driving them?

By Jeff Osborne 6 Apr 2018

Race to robot cars continues after fatal crash

SAN FRANCISCO, US - The race to perfect robot cars continues despite fears kindled by the death of a woman hit by a self-driving Uber vehicle while pushing a bicycle across an Arizona street...

3 Apr 2018

Waymo and Jaguar team up on self-driving luxury ride

SAN FRANCISCO, US - Waymo and Jaguar Land Rover have joined forces on a posh, self-driving electric car tailored for a ride-hailing service run by the Google-owned firm...

28 Mar 2018

BMW warns on cutting incentives

BMW investment in its subsidiary in SA has peaked and the German car maker is unlikely to increase manufacturing capacity beyond current levels, global production head Oliver Zipse said...

26 Mar 2018

Could X-Class lift bakkie segment to next level?

Finally, Mercedes-Benz's commercial vehicle division has announced pricing for its X-Class bakkie, which will be officially launched in SA at the beginning of May...

By Lerato Matebese 23 Mar 2018

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