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Final three Phantoms announced for ‘The Great Eight Phantoms' expo

Rolls-Royce has announced the final three great Phantoms that will join the ‘The Great Eight Phantoms' exhibition which will coincide with the unveiling of the next generation Phantom...

20 Jul 2017

Mercedes-Benz launches X-Class pickup

Yesterday, Tuesday, 18 July 2017, saw the launch of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class - the first pickup from a premium manufacturer...

19 Jul 2017

Pretty Picanto brings character to city car segment

The latest Kia Picanto has moved up several notches from the previous model in terms of looks, cabin refinement, practicality, safety and ride quality...

By Henrie Geyser 17 Jul 2017

#RoadTest: Toyota Etios Hatch 1.5 Sprint

When the Toyota Etios launched in 2012 as a replacement to the much-loved Tazz, the entry-level Etios Hatch 1.5 Xi carried a R115,800 price tag...

By Ané Theron 12 Jul 2017

Grand i10 is a pack leader

Hyundai's Grand i10 might well be a little tyke in the heavily populated hatchback gene pool but it more than makes up for its size with lots of appealing features and cheeky looks...

By Henrie Geyser 10 Jul 2017

Everest is hard to beat

The Toyota Hilux bakkie was well-entrenched as South Africa's most popular bakkie until along came the Ford Ranger to erode its popularity. Now Ford is doing it again with its locally-built Ford Everest seven-seater...

By Henrie Geyser 30 Jun 2017

Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport

I remember finding the Elantra a little bland. They were good, solid cars - but entertaining to drive? Hardly...

By Ané Theron 13 Jun 2017

‘The Great Eight Phantoms' exhibition set for July

‘The Great Eight Phantoms', a Rolls-Royce Exhibition, set to take place at the end of July, will gather together the greatest Phantoms from the last 92 years in Mayfair, London...

9 Jun 2017

Golf GTI lifts the bar

Volkswagen has rejuvenated its popular Golf range with some sporty makeup and fancy technology and a tot of extra vooma under the bonnet of the flagship GTI.

By Henrie Geyser 24 May 2017

Spruced up Mazda ups the pace

The top-selling Mazda CX-5 range has been richly spruced up with sportier looks, upgraded safety features, a much smoother ride, richly refurbished living quarters...

By Henrie Geyser 18 May 2017

Start saving for a Spyder - the soft-top Audi R8 is here!

It was less than a year ago when I had the pleasure of driving the Audi R8 V10 Plus quattro S tronic...

By Ané Theron 9 May 2017

V6 Amarok is top of its class

Volkswagen has finally zipped the mouths of Amarok “critics” and their grumbles about the original 2.0-litre engine being “too small” and “not powerful enough”...

By Henrie Geyser 4 May 2017

Clio GT-Line: Richly furnished and fun to drive

Renault South Africa has enhanced its award-winning Clio five-door hatchback range with a stepped-up GT-Line model and it is a real show-stealer, both in looks and performance...

By Henrie Geyser 24 Apr 2017

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International

BMW to manufacture electric Mini in Britain

FRANKFURT, Germany: German luxury car manufacturer BMW has announced that it will build a future all-electric version of its Mini in Britain, easing fears that it might move production away after Brexit.

1 day ago

Amko Leenarts appointed director: design, Ford of Europe

COLOGNE, Germany: Amko Leenarts has been appointed director: design, Ford of Europe. Leenarts succeeds Joel Piaskowski, who is named director: global design, and will lead global car and crossover utility vehicle design from Ford Design Studios in Dearborn, U.S.

2 days ago

How is Uber for Business affecting both the car hire industry and taxi industry

Launched in July 2014, Uber for Business is a travel management platform designed for corporate customers. It takes the traditional Uber format and uses it to enable companies to deal with employee travel, customer travel, VIP client transfers and more. Tips and payments can all be handled online or via the Uber for Business app. Most newspaper readers have seen the images of black cab drivers disgruntled by the success of Uber drivers on their turf. Accordingly, commentators expected Uber for Business to have a significant impact on the car rental and taxi industries. Has this been the case?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

BMW denies collusion on diesel emissions

BERLIN, Germany: German luxury carmaker BMW has denied any collusion with industry rivals on emissions from its diesel engines, saying none of its models had been "manipulated" or violated industry regulations.

3 days ago

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

21 Jul 2017

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