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SOUTH AFRICA

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

SOUTH AFRICA

The economic black hole at the heart of the shift to electric vehicles

The ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 is perhaps the most significant policy announcement made by the UK government in the past decade (with the possible exception of Brexit)...

By John Bryson and Tasos Kitsos 10 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

How did the VW camper turn into a £90,000 icon?

Only a handful of cars have ever managed to be considered both cute and cool at the same time. Fewer still acquire the kind of status that makes them sought-after collectors' pieces in old age...

8 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Aston Martin: an unlikely ambassador for electric cars

Aston Martin has historically been Britain's number one stronghold of virile, automotive traditionalism, always offering vehicles with a robust core of well-proven, rather conventional technology...

By Chris Ebbert 7 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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...

26 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 25 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Aston Martin to build 155 all-electric RapidEs

NEWSWATCH: British sports car maker Aston Martin has confirmed production of 155 of its first all-electric model, the RapidE, to kick off in 2019 with Williams Advanced Engineering as lead engineering partner...

28 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Jaguar Classic to debut first ‘Reborn' E-type

Next week will see Jaguar Classic debut its first ‘Reborn' Jaguar E-type at the Techno-Classica Essen show in Germany.

31 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ferrari finally takes Gold again

NEWSWATCH: For the first time in four seasons, Ferrari took home Gold at Sunday's Australian Grand Prix...

By Ilse van den Berg 28 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

A new mobility business model for sustainable auto innovation

New concepts in personal transport built on digital technologies could reduce the amount of cars needed on urban roads globally by up to 20 million vehicles...

25 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Rolls-Royce 'remains committed' to Britain

Engine maker Rolls-Royce said on Tuesday it was still committed to Britain after the shock EU exit vote, but that the long-term impact would depend on future relations...

29 Jun 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...

NEWSWATCH: Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been invited to Russia to present a motoring show there, and Piers Morgan (who has also had a Clarkson klap) has some advice for the motor mouthpiece...

27 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Rollin' with Halfords

LONDON, UK / CAPE TOWN, SA: Halfords launches a summer offensive on the UK's road warriors: Keep On Rollin' campaign launch features new ads and a reinvigorated brand world. Mother has created a new campaign that attempts to unite the UK's transport factions - by highlighting their mutual love of the open road. And the campaign was shot in South Africa.

6 May 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Honda will cut UK jobs on weak European car demand

LONDON, UK: Honda will axe 340 jobs by cutting shifts at its factory in western England in response to weak European demand for its cars, the Japanese car manufacturer said.

26 Mar 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Jaguar Land Rover posts record sales in 2013

LONDON, UK: Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), the largest car manufacturer in Britain, achieved record global sales in 2013, the Indian-owned luxury car manufacturer said.

13 Jan 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Rolls-Royce sales reach new peak in 2013

LONDON - German-owned luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce said that sales accelerated in 2013 to a new record for the fourth year in succession, aided by emerging markets.

10 Jan 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Jaguar Land Rover to create 1,700 jobs in UK

LONDON, UK: Indian-owned luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said on Tuesday (9 September) that it will create 1,700 jobs at a plant in central England in a £1.5bn investment.

10 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

M&M Global Awards entry deadline extended

LONDON, UK: The organisers have announced that "with many nominations already received and with great interest in this year's Awards, the entry deadline has been extended to the 10 June". That means there is still time to become a winner, get your entries in now!

27 May 2013

MALAYSIA

Branson to don red skirt

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: British billionaire Richard Branson will finally wear a red skirt and serve as a stewardess on Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia next May after losing a Grand Prix bet with the founder of the airline.

21 Dec 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Google's visibility share for car insurance-related searches soars overnight

LONDON, UK: Research from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, shows Google's car insurance comparison site is already making its presence felt online. *Andreas Pouros, chief operating officer at Greenlight, comments:

13 Sep 2012

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