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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...

20 hours ago

Daimler announces recall of three million diesel cars in Europe

BERLIN, Germany: German luxury car maker Daimler, which is being investigated for alleged emissions cheating, has announced a voluntary recall of more than three million Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles...

3 days ago

Mazda extends recall linked to faulty airbags

Mazda South Africa on Monday extended its recall of some models, as it scrambled to fix defective airbags that could affect 19,000 cars in South Africa...

18 Jul 2017

Germaine Auto Centre to service Uber Nigeria vehicles

Uber on Friday sealed pact with Germaine Auto Centre - a Nigerian based auto service and maintenance company - to provide maintenance services to its driver partners...

By Abdullateef Aliyu 17 Jul 2017

Suzuki extends comprehensive warranty to 200,000km

Suzuki South Africa has launched a new 200,000km/five-year mechanical warranty on its entire passenger vehicle range sold from July until December 2017...

6 Jul 2017

How to choose the right fleet management provider

It is difficult to explain why local fleet owners do not make more use of professional fleet management services. We probably have a lack of trust here in the ability of service providers...

By John Loxton 26 Jun 2017

All about the new Subaru Impreza sedan

The fifth generation all-new Subaru Impreza sedan has launched in South Africa. It is a Subaru of many firsts...

20 Jun 2017

Tips for budgeting and choosing the right LCV

Keeping cash flow positive can be difficult when the business needs a vehicle for deliveries and collections, and the owner is looking at what could be a major expense for months to come...

By Des Fenner 14 Jun 2017

A global EV taxi revolution

The first step in a global electric taxi revolution was in 2013 when a taxi company in Japan went all in and converted its entire fleet of conventional taxis to zero-emission Nissan LEAFs...

17 May 2017

MIWA suggests compulsory, periodic roadworthy testing

According to Vishal Premlall, director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), an immeasurable contributor to the number of fatalities on our roads is the poor mechanical condition of vehicles...

10 May 2017


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.

3 days ago

First Audi Summit showcases new A8, concepts for individual mobility

BARCELONA, Spain: At the first Audi Summit, the brand showcased the new Audi A8 as well as new concepts for individual mobility in the digital age, with topics such as sustainable manufacturing, lightweight construction, connectivity, piloted driving, and digital services.

20 Jul 2017

GM regains crown on Wall Street as Tesla shares slump

NEW YORK, US: General Motors regained its spot as the biggest US carmaker by market capitalisation amid greater investor skepticism that chipped away at rival Tesla Motors.

10 Jul 2017

Volvo to only produce electric cars from 2019

Swedish car maker Volvo has revealed it will adopt an electrification strategy for all new models from 2019. The brand was taken over by the Chinese automotive giant Geely in 2010.

7 Jul 2017

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