Automotive Trends 2018

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Isuzu officially launches business operations in SA

Isuzu Motors has announced the official launch of its business operations in South Africa...

5 hours ago

Rolls-Royce names new high-bodied vehicle Cullinan

Rolls-Royce has announced that its all-new, high-bodied car "that will redefine luxury travel", will be called Cullinan...

3 days ago

New Polo Vivo launched off the back of new Polo

Many people might not be aware that the Polo Vivo hatchback has been the top-selling passenger model in South Africa for the past seven years. The new version is based on the fifth-generation Polo which has been enhanced both visually and technically...

14 Feb 2018

Toyota introduces all-new Yaris

Toyota has launched an all-new Yaris, which has grown by 165mm lengthways and 5mm in width and has been reduced 45mm in height...

13 Feb 2018

Six defining design details on the new Jaguar E-Pace

The new Jaguar E-Pace performance SUV packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a spacious and practical all-wheel-drive vehicle...

13 Feb 2018

Alfa Romeo Giulia, Abarth 595, Stelvio come out on top in polls

Recent surveys in various automotive magazines asked readers to give their opinion on what they think the best cars are for specific categories. Car manufacturer Alfa Romeo had three of its cars voted as the best...

12 Feb 2018

Nissan slashes profit forecasts after inspection scandal

TOKYO, Japan - Japanese car giant Nissan has slashed its forecast for full-year operating profit after admitting that a damaging inspection scandal last year had "adversely impacted" the firm's performance.

9 Feb 2018

Peugeot introduces new flagship 208 GT-Line

The new Peugeot 208 GT-Line is the revitalised new flagship for the range and comes with a host of premium, sporty equipment...

8 Feb 2018

German prosecutors raid Audi again in 'dieselgate' probe

FRANKFURT, Germany - German prosecutors said they had raided offices belonging to high-end carmaker Audi on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, the second sweep in a week related to diesel emissions cheating at the Volkswagen subsidiary...

7 Feb 2018

Porsche to double investment in electric cars

Porsche says it will double investments in electrifying its entire range by 2022...

6 Feb 2018

Rental fleet market holds back new car market

South Africa's new vehicle sales dropped 8.9% year-on-year according to Naamsa's latest figures. A total of 45,888 new vehicles were sold in January 2018, compared with 50,386 units in the same period last year...

2 Feb 2018

Women in the motoring industry

Manufacturers across the world are embarking on radical transformation in all areas of their business and automotive companies looking to develop a competitive advantage would do well to embrace diversity, taking advantage of the opportunity to foster disruption and innovation...

By Liz Segal 2 Feb 2018

AutoTrader explores whether cars are increasingly playing second fiddle to bakkies and SUVs in SA too?

You may be seeing a lot more bakkies and SUVs on SA's and the world's roads in the not-too-distant future, reports AutoTrader...

Issued by AutoTrader 31 Jan 2018

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Plotting a course for autonomous vehicles in India

With the rise of electric vehicles and the imminent arrival of self-driving cars in Western countries, relatively little has been said about the Indian automotive industry's initiative to develop similar technology.

7 Feb 2018

Driverless cars might follow the rules of the road, but what about the language of driving?

Recently, while on my way to the University of Pittsburgh's campus, I made a quick "Pittsburgh left" - taking a left turn just as the light turns green - while facing a driverless car.

By Abdesalam Soudi 26 Jan 2018

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