Uber sets 'Uber Elevate' launch for 2020
Uber sets 'Uber Elevate' launch for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Uber wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020.

1 day ago

Maserati Quattroporte 2017 soon to be launched in SA
Maserati Quattroporte 2017 soon to be launched in SA

The 2017 Maserati Quattroporte GranSport is set to be officially unveiled in May to the local South African market, but is already available for pre-orders, and comes in two trims, namely GranSport and GranLusso.

1 day ago

'Personal flying machine' maker plans deliveries this year
'Personal flying machine' maker plans deliveries this year

A Silicon Valley "flying car" startup, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video of its Kitty Hawk prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a "personal flying machine" this year.

2 days ago

Can we design a better fuel economy label?
Can we design a better fuel economy label?

Transportation contributes approximately 26% to greenhouse gas emissions. As a result, governments around the world are looking for ways to increase consumers' use of fuel-efficient vehicles. One of the most straightforward ways to provide this information is in the form of labels.

By Camilleri, Weber, Johnson, and Larrick 2 days ago

Racers ready for #SCBF Dezzi Festival of Speed
Racers ready for #SCBF Dezzi Festival of Speed

Forming part of the #SCBF2017 programme, the Dezzi Festival of Speed on 29 April 2017 comprises a number of fast-paced biking events taking place throughout the day at the Dezzi Raceway in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal.

3 days ago

Competition Commission hosts workshop on automotive aftermarket
Competition Commission hosts workshop on automotive aftermarket

The Competition Commission has received numerous complaints from industry participants across the automotive aftermarket sector over a number of years. Therefore, in mid-March, through its advocacy programme, it hosted a consultative workshop.

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt 3 days ago

AutoTrader, first issue and last issue
AutoTrader moves to fully digital magazine, drops print

AutoTrader has announced that it is closing its print version of the magazine, after 25 years in production, and only producing a digital version.

3 days ago

China's quota threat charges up electric car market
China's quota threat charges up electric car market

SHANGHAI, China: China's electric-car market is already the world's biggest, but a government proposal to introduce "new energy" vehicle quotas for automakers is further charging it up.

3 days ago

Clio GT-Line: Richly furnished and fun to drive
Clio GT-Line: Richly furnished and fun to drive

Renault South Africa has enhanced its award-winning Clio five-door hatchback range with a stepped-up GT-Line model and it is a real show-stealer, both in looks and performance.

By Henrie Geyser 24 Apr 2017

Two flying car prototypes launched on French Riviera
Two flying car prototypes launched on French Riviera

MONACO: Two flying car prototypes were launched on Thursday on the French Riviera, at an event showcasing "supercars" in Monaco.

21 Apr 2017