Ilse van den Berg
#TriedAndTested: Volvo XC40 T5 Geartronic Momentum

#TriedAndTested: Volvo XC40 T5 Geartronic Momentum[Ilse van den Berg] Earlier this week, I headed up to Johannesburg for the local launch of Volvo's first premium compact SUV, the XC40 which was also recently named the 2018 European Car of the Year...

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Ilse van den Berg
Feisty Ford Fiesta ST200 for optimal fun

Feisty Ford Fiesta ST200 for optimal fun[Ilse van den Berg] As I went for my first spin out towards Cape Point after they dropped off the limited edition Ford Fiesta ST200, I immediately understood what they meant when they said "be careful when you put your foot on the gas"...

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Sherry Zameer
This is how AI will change the way you drive

This is how AI will change the way you drive
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[Sherry Zameer] While there have been some recent setbacks (and there will doubtless be more) it appears that, with the massive investments in R&D, driverless cars will one day become a reality...

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Trevor Hill
A South African roadmap to premium electric mobility

A South African roadmap to premium electric mobility
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[Trevor Hill] South Africa can do more to create market access and deliver on an operating environment which makes for good business...

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Jeff Osborne
After nearly a decade, why are electric cars still an anomaly?

After nearly a decade, why are electric cars still an anomaly?
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[Jeff Osborne] Tesla unveiled the world's first mass-produced electric car nine years ago - why aren't more people driving them?

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Ané Theron
The Volvo V90 Cross Country - when an SUV just won't do

The Volvo V90 Cross Country - when an SUV just won't do[Ané Theron] If ever there was a car that I put at the top if my "What I would buy if I won the lottery"- list, it's Volvo's V90 Cross Country - the sexiest wagon I've ever driven...

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Rhys Evans
Drunk driving needs a bad rep to support driver demerit system

Totalled SUV automobile after drunk driving accident. © Jonathan Weiss via
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[Rhys Evans] Despite ramped up awareness campaigns, highly publicised death toll statistics, and the imminent threat of a demerit system, drivers continue to get behind the wheel after having consumed too much alcohol...

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Ilse van den Berg
#TriedAndTested: Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Dynamique AMT

#TriedAndTested: Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Dynamique AMT[Ilse van den Berg] Renault has introduced its new Kwid AMT alongside the current Expression and Dynamique manual models to continue offering affordable mobility in the entry-level segment...

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Ilse van den Berg
#TriedAndTested: Jaguar E-Pace First Edition P250 and R-Dynamic HSE D240

#TriedAndTested: Jaguar E-Pace First Edition P250 and R-Dynamic HSE D240[Ilse van den Berg] With even the top performance and luxury brands like Jaguar, Porsche, Lamborghini, and Rolls-Royce verging into the SUV market, it's evident that the demand for SUVs and crossovers is growing...

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Trevor Hill
The automotive sector has a bright future

The automotive sector has a bright future[Trevor Hill] As digital advancements transform the driving experience, they are also fundamentally changing how society engages with the vehicle in the retail environment...

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Henrie Geyser
Lexus F-Sport: Winning hearts and wallets

Lexus F-Sport: Winning hearts and wallets[Henrie Geyser] Lexus has been a determined soldier in the tough and highly-competitive battle for the hearts and wallets of South Africa's ever-growing army of SUV fans...

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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
[Events & Shows] Lamborghini will livestream its showcase at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show on 16 March 2018. The Geneva International Motor Show is being held at the Palexpo Exhibition Centre in Switzerland.
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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
[Events & Shows] Ferrari showcased its 488 Pista at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The 88th annual motor show is being held at the Palexpo Exhibition Centre in Geneva, Switzerland from 8-18 March 2018.
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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
[Launches & Reviews] Aston Martin unveiled the new Lagonda Vision Concept at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show, which is being held at the Palexpo Exhibition Centre in Switzerland from 8-18 March 2018.
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Ilse van den Berg
#GIMS2018: Concept Car of the Year goes to Mazda

Mazda's Vision Coupe
Mazda's Vision Coupe
[Ilse van den Berg] This year's Geneva International Motor Show saw Mazda's Vision Coupe win the Concept Car of the Year title at the Car Design Night Geneva...

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Ané Theron
Lexus RX 350L: Glamour and glitz for seven sophisticates

Lexus RX 350L: Glamour and glitz for seven sophisticates[Ané Theron] Fancy driving a R1.6m Lexus LX, but 1) you're only good for one-million bucks and 2) you need to seat seven behinds on a regular basis? Well, Lexus has come up with a solution: The Lexus RX 350L...

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Ilse van den Berg
Ilse van den Berg
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Ilse van den Berg
Geely buys $9bn stake in Daimler, now biggest investor

Geely buys $9bn stake in Daimler, now biggest investor
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[Ilse van den Berg] Chinese manufacturer, Geely, is buying a $9.2bn stake in German automaker, Daimler - which will effectively make it Daimler's biggest shareholder...

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Ilse van den Berg
Ilse van den Berg
[Automotive] China's Huawei used the artificial intelligence capabilities of its flagship Mate 10 Pro phone to drive a sports car as the Mobile World Congress got underway in Barcelona. The Porshe avoided several obstacles, including a dog and a bike, as it drove in a straight line to demonstrate the AI-powered object recognition technology in the phone's camera.
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Ilse van den Berg
#TriedAndTested: Nissan Qashqai 1.2T Acenta

#TriedAndTested: Nissan Qashqai 1.2T Acenta[Ilse van den Berg] Over the past year, Nissan has been launching new and facelifted models at the speed of lightning. The most recent one being the upgraded #cityproof urban crossover, the Qashqai...

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