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Toyota gears up to unveil GR HV Sports Concept

The world premiere of the aggressive matte-black GR HV Sports Concept will take place at the Tokyo Motor Show late this month...

10 Oct 2017

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia: An epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across the desert heart of Australia showcasing new technology that could one day help develop commercial vehicles, got underway Sunday...

9 Oct 2017

Speed record proves this is the fastest road legal car

Porsche has set a new record for road legal sports cars on the famous 20.6km Nürburgring Nordschleife in the 911 GTS RS...

5 Oct 2017

Volvo Ocean Race heads to Cape Town in November

The 13th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will kick off on 22 October 2017 in Alicante, Spain, where the teams will embark on their 45,000 nautical mile journey which takes them across four oceans...

5 Oct 2017

Entries open for 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb

Entries for the ninth edition of the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb are officially open. The 2018 event will take place from 4-6 May...

4 Oct 2017

#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest addition

Tiso Blackstar Group's automotive standalone supplement, Sunday Times Motoring is going to be inserted into the Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine section, as Lifestyle Motoring...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Sep 2017

Volkswagen and Qhubeka giving mobility to hope: The future is in motion

As the maker of ‘the people's cars', Volkswagen puts people at the heart of what they do, making them passionate about South Africans and playing the vital role to keep ‘moving people forward'...

Issued by Volkswagen South Africa 20 Sep 2017

McLaren to part ways with Honda, shifts to Renault

NEWSWATCH: After months of speculation, the McLaren team has confirmed that it will split ways with Honda and has also announced that it has signed a three-year partnership with Renault...

By Ilse van den Berg 19 Sep 2017

Kyalami Motorsport Festival set for November

The Kyalami Motorsport Festival will take place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday, 4 November 2017...

14 Sep 2017

Mercedes-AMG brings F1 hybrid tech from race track to road

The Mercedes-AMG Project One premiered at the International Motor Show. According to the car manufacturer, the two-seater supersports show car brings the latest Formula 1 hybrid technology from the race track to the road...

13 Sep 2017

Cape Town's Julian van der Watt F1600 champion

Julian van der Watt became one of South Africa's first 2017 racing champions when he wrapped up the premium Investchem South African Formula 1600 championship with another double victory...

12 Sep 2017

Ferrari racing drivers give Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio a go

Fresh from the Italian Grand Prix, Ferrari Racing team drivers Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Räikkönen, and Antonio Giovinazzi swapped their F1 race car to give the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio a go...

7 Sep 2017

Automechanika means business and business means Automechanika

Every two years the unique business platform for the Automotive Service Industry that is Automechanika Johannesburg provides the optimum networking and business opportunities for the industry...

Issued by Automechanika 4 Sep 2017

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International

South African racers heads to Formula Ford Festival

Seven South African racers of the Investchem Formula 1600 championship will be taking part in the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in Kent, England from 21-22 October 2017.

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California to allow autonomous cars without driver

SAN FRANCISCO, US: California officials have unveiled new regulations that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on state roads in test projects without a human operator.

3 days ago

Amazon beefs up Echo lineup and Alexa skills

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon has introduced a handful of new home assistant devices powered by its Alexa voice-commanded artificial intelligence, ramping up its lineup competing against challenges from Google and others.

28 Sep 2017

Strikes delay construction of China's flagship BAIC SA plant

The government is feeling pressure from the Chinese state-owned R11bn Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC) vehicle plant being built in the Coega special economic zone near Port Elizabeth.

By Mark Allix 28 Sep 2017

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