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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

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

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

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