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The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine

Bizcommunity was privileged to receive an invitation to the Volvo Ocean 65 Practice Race, the in-port manoeuvres designed to give participants of the The Volvo Ocean Race a practice run...

By Terry Levin 12 Dec 2017

Highlights of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East

At the 100th race of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome as part of the UAE National Day series, South Africa's Saul Hack finished second rookie and tenth overall...

12 Dec 2017

Alfa Romeo to join Formula 1 again in 2018

After more than 30 years' absence from Formula 1, Alfa Romeo is returning to the sport in 2018...

5 Dec 2017

SA Bike Festival, AutoTrader join forces

International media and exhibitions company, Clarion Events UK, has secured a three-year commercial headline sponsorship from online automotive marketplace, AutoTrader...

30 Nov 2017

Engen Xtreme team shines

The Port Elizabeth-based Engen Xtreme / Terry Moss Racing team was honoured with the national Sasol GTC Africa title and the GTC Manufacturer's title for Audi on Saturday, 25 November 2017 at Zwartkops Raceway...

27 Nov 2017

Ducati launches Panigale V4, creates film to capture sound

Ducati has finally unveiled the much-anticipated Panigale V4 superbike. This is the first production Ducati with a four-cylinder engine, which is said to be "a delight to the ears" of any superbike fan... (video)

8 Nov 2017

F1: here's what 2021 engine formula could look like

The current F1 engine formula is set to stay in place for a few more years, but the V6 turbo hybrid era is set for a significant change come 2021...

By Hadlee Simons 6 Nov 2017

First Japanese auto brand to join Formula E electric racing

Nissan has announced that it will be joining Formula E electric racing from the 2018-2019 season...

2 Nov 2017

Verstappen Mexican GP winner, Hamilton 2017 Championship winner

NEWSWATCH: Max Verstappen was crowned the winner of the Mexican Grand Prix which took place on Sunday, 29 October 2017 while Lewis Hamilton took home the title of overall 2017 Championship winner...

31 Oct 2017

Motul Roof of Africa celebrates 50th anniversary

Scheduled to take place from 15-18 November 2017 in Lesotho, the Motul Roof of Africa, described as the oldest off-road race in Africa and one of the oldest in the world, is celebrating its 50th anniversary...

30 Oct 2017

Honda welcomes new GL1800 Gold Wing

The new Honda GL1800 Gold Wing is described as sharper, more compact, and lighter. Its flat six-cylinder engine now features four-valves per cylinder and comes equipped with 'throttle by wire' and four riding modes...

26 Oct 2017

South African racers head 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...

16 Oct 2017

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

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Norway puts brakes on plans for 'Tesla tax'

OSLO, Norway: Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, has abandoned plans for a proposed "Tesla tax", a controversial measure that would have cut a tax rebate granted to heavy electric cars.

24 Nov 2017

Car-sharing firm zips across to petrol vans in bid to cut diesel use

We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Perhaps you have even used one while visiting other parts of the world, or the Locomute service in SA. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle in various cities around the world, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use.

23 Nov 2017

Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to Uber, as the ride-sharing company battles a number of different controversies.

21 Nov 2017

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans over faulty seats

TOKYO - Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.

21 Nov 2017

New to ridesharing? Here is what you need to know

The explosion of ridesharing services has occurred partially because of the prevalence of powerful smart phones being so prevalent, new technologies including next generation smart phone applications being developed, and a desire for those who utilise taxi-type services to have better, easier, and safer experiences. The convergence of these factors has created some of the most dynamic new businesses, provided tens of thousands with additional incomes as drivers and given passengers better options when they need a lift.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Nov 2017

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