New IT, research partnerships for Hyundai, Nissan
New IT, research partnerships for Hyundai, Nissan

Hyundai and Cisco have collaborated to focus on technology solutions for in-vehicle data demands which will increase exponentially with autonomous driving and other connectivity needs; and Nissan and Nasa have joined forces to extend research into autonomous mobility services.

14 hours ago

Land Rover kicks off 2018 with restoration of original launch vehicle
Land Rover kicks off 2018 with restoration of original launch vehicle

The first Land Rovers were shown at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show; this original launch vehicle has been missing for the last 63 years. The car brand will celebrate its 70th anniversary year throughout 2018, starting with the restoration of the original Land Rover.

15 hours ago

Top takeaways from Consumers Electronics Show
Top takeaways from Consumers Electronics Show

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, which concluded Friday in Las Vegas, drew some 4,000 exhibitors from dozens of countries and more than 170,000 attendees, showcased some of the latest from the technology world.

1 day ago

'Boundless for All': KIA Motors presents vision for future mobility at CES 2018
'Boundless for All': KIA Motors presents vision for future mobility at CES 2018

KIA Motors presented its future mobility vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Under its new 'Boundless for all' vision, KIA will bring a future in which opportunities for mobility and transportation are limitless. To broaden horizons with its mobility services, KIA is also demonstrating a range of new technologies as part of its new 'ACE' strategy to make its cars more Autonomous, Connected and Eco/Electric.

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 12 Jan 2018

Ford offers Kuga owners settlements to squash class action suit
Ford offers Kuga owners settlements to squash class action suit

Global motoring giant Ford is offering to settle the bank loans of Kuga owners whose vehicles have either caught alight or malfunctioned.

By Graeme Hosken 12 Jan 2018

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Tesla faces fresh Norway lawsuit over false advertising

OSLO, Norway: Nearly 80 Tesla owners in Norway have sued the US automaker over misleading advertising, saying their electric car did not deliver the promised performance, Norwegian daily Dagens Naeringsliv (DN) reported on Thursday.

12 Jan 2018

Driverless cars could be better or worse for our health - it's up to us
Driverless cars could be better or worse for our health - it's up to us

Driverless cars - autonomous vehicles - are coming. The topic is a constant presence in media; The New York Times Magazine recently devoted most of an issue to it.

By Jim Sallis 12 Jan 2018

Mercedes-Benz Vans reveals camper van concepts based on X-Class bakkie
Mercedes-Benz Vans reveals camper van concepts based on X-Class bakkie

Mercedes-Benz Vans is presenting its first camper van concepts based on the X-Class bakkie at the Caravan, Motor, Touristik (CMT) Show from 13-21 January 2018.

11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Gearing up for a world of connected things
#BizTrends2018: Gearing up for a world of connected things

Deon Liebenberg, head of IoT at Vodacom, gives his insights on what will happen on the IoT landscape in 2018 and beyond.

By Deon Liebenberg 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: A wave of change
#BizTrends2018: A wave of change

I foresee three major trends for the automotive industry that will challenge the status quo and bring about noticeable change.

By Pieter Niemand 10 Jan 2018

Positive new vehicle sales set stage for 2018
Positive new vehicle sales set stage for 2018

Despite December 2017's year-on-year sales declining 2.4%, the year-to-date new car sales for 2017 still grew 1.8%, which is reportedly setting the stage for continued growth in 2018.

10 Jan 2018

Mercedes-Benz Citaro G hybrid buses ready for the road
Mercedes-Benz Citaro G hybrid buses ready for the road

The first new Citaro hybrid buses, which are gradually going into service, will be used to carry passengers on inner-city routes in Stuttgart. Based on the hybrid technology recently unveiled by Mercedes-Benz, the vehicles claim a fuel saving of up to 8.5%. In late 2018, the Citaro hybrids are then due to switch to the new X1 express bus service introduced by SSB especially for low-emission buses with innovative powertrain technology.

10 Jan 2018

Toyota to present next-generation automated driving research vehicle
Toyota to present next-generation automated driving research vehicle

Toyota's next-generation automated driving research vehicle, Platform 3.0, based on a Lexus LS 600h L, reportedly combines greater technological capabilities with harmonised styling that integrates the automated vehicle technology into the LS model's design.

9 Jan 2018