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Elon Musk says Netflix and YouTube are coming to Teslas

"Netflix and drive" might become a thing now that Elon Musk revealed upcoming support for the streaming service and YouTube on his Tesla vehicles...

By Shereesa Moodley 31 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Yamaha announces SX Sport Edition of its mega-seller TMAX maxi-scooter

Many years ago, I had the chance to interview Jeffry de Vries, an ex-World Superbike racer who, at the time, was the chief motorcycle tester for Yamaha Europe...

By Loz Blain 9 Mar 2018

AUSTRALIA

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia: An epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across the desert heart of Australia showcasing new technology that could one day help develop commercial vehicles, got underway Sunday...

9 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ferrari finally takes Gold again

NEWSWATCH: For the first time in four seasons, Ferrari took home Gold at Sunday's Australian Grand Prix...

By Ilse van den Berg 28 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Australia sues Volkswagen for millions over emissions cheating

Australia's consumer watchdog has launched court action against Volkswagen over a massive emissions cheating scandal...

1 Sep 2016

AUSTRALIA

General Motors to close Australian plants by 2017

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Car company General Motors said it will close its Holden plants in Australia by 2017, prompting Toyota to review its operations and unions to warn that the local car industry was 'finished'.

12 Dec 2013

AUSTRALIA

VW gearbox fault prompts car recall

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: German car manufacturer, Volkswagen (VW) on Wednesday (12 June) recalled nearly 26,000 vehicles in Australia due to a gearbox problem that could cause cars to lose power on the road.

13 Jun 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Land Rover takes to the road with RWC 2011 and RWC 2015

GAYDON, UK: Land Rover announced yesterday, 24 November 2010, its sponsorship of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. As part of the deal for both tournaments the company will supply vehicles to support the organisers, teams and officials. It is the first time that the leading car manufacturer has been involved with rugby's showcase tournament.

25 Nov 2010

UNITED STATES

Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes

NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.

27 Oct 2010

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