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Comedy defensive driving courses offer great experience

Driving students can now learn everything there is about driving safety by listening to popular comedians...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ford SA CEO recalled to US

Ford SA CEO, Jeffrey Nemeth, who was forced to announce the recall of 4556 of its Kuga SUVs in January, has been recalled to the US...

29 Mar 2017

GLOBAL

TMNA appoints new group VP, chief compliance officer

Jacqueline M. Thomas has been appointed group vice president, chief compliance officer for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA)...

17 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

GM, Honda announce fuel cell venture in Michigan

General Motors and Honda announced plans on Monday for the first "mass production" of an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system...

31 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

GM to invest $1bn in US manufacturing, create 5,000 jobs

General Motors said Tuesday it will invest an additional $1 billion in US manufacturing operations and create up to 5,000 jobs in the coming years...

19 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

As they go electric, auto giants vie for tiny US prize

The auto industry's push into electric vehicles is turning an important corner in 2017 with the arrival of longer-range, battery-powered cars at more accessible prices...

16 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

VW pleads guilty to US criminal charges, pays $4.3bn in 'dieselgate'

Volkswagen AG will plead guilty to three criminal charges and pay a total $4.3 billion in fines to settle the emissions cheating scandal known as "dieselgate"...

12 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Toyota to invest $10bn in the US

Toyota will invest $10 billion in the United States over the next five years, the company said on Monday at the annual Detroit auto show...

12 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Auto industry targeted by Trump is vital to Mexico

While US President-elect Donald Trump wants to put the brakes on projects by Toyota and American automakers in Mexico, the country has become...

10 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Google's Waymo to expand self-driving partnerships

Waymo, the autonomous car subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, announced Sunday at the Detroit auto show that it would develop its self-driving technology...

10 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Renault-Nissan doubles down on autonomous cars

Renault-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told a tech gathering on Thursday the automaker is committed to self-driving cars...

9 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Uber puts brakes on self-driving cars in California

Uber on Wednesday said it put the brakes on self-driving cars in California because state officials yanked registration for vehicles...

23 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Google's Waymo adds 100 Chryslers to self-driving fleet

Google's spinoff self-driving car division Waymo announced Monday it added 100 Chrysler Pacifica minivans to its fleet of self-driving vehicles...

20 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Uber defies California, keeps self-driving cars rolling

Uber said on Friday it planned to keep its self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco, defying a state order to halt the test programme...

19 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

US unveils 'V2V' plan for cars to talk to each other

US officials announced a proposal on Tuesday to help speed up the adoption of autonomous vehicles by requiring new cars to communicate with each other and "speak the same language."

15 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

GM first to deliver mid-priced, all-electric car

General Motors began deliveries on Tuesday of the first all-electric car model aimed at the middle market, getting a head start on Tesla Motors...

14 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Google self-driving car unit spins off as Waymo

Google's self-driving car unit is being spun off and rebranded as Waymo as it aims "to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around." ...

14 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Apple reveals autonomous vehicle ambitions

Apple has revealed it is investing heavily in autonomous vehicles in a letter asking the government to make it easier to develop self-driving cars...

6 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Volvo's concierge service will wash, fuel and service your car

"Imagine parking your car in the morning at work and when you head home your car has been serviced, cleaned and refuelled."...

22 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

BMW expands ReachNow mobile services

German automaker BMW announced on Tuesday in Los Angeles that it is expanding its ReachNow program with new mobile tools...

17 Nov 2016

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