Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 now available in automatic
Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 now available in automatic

The Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5, a best selling compact SUV for four years, is now available in automatic...

By Naresh Maharaj 1 day ago

Is now a good time to buy a "nearly new" car?
Is now a good time to buy a "nearly new" car?

Are there any good bargains at the moment? Is now the right time? Should you wait a little longer to make that all important decision to purchase a car?

By Naresh Maharaj 16 Sep 2020

Back to the Future with the new Toyota C-HR?
Back to the Future with the new Toyota C-HR?

This is no De Lorean, but I have to mention that the view from the back of the all-new Toyota C-HR is somewhat futuristic and mean looking...

By Naresh Maharaj 8 Sep 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: No 'hairy' service fees
#OrchidsandOnions: No 'hairy' service fees

Humour: VW's funny advert is a sign we're getting back to normal; Close shave has cost plumbing franchise Brendan Seery's business, though it's not due an Onion, yet...

By Brendan Seery 25 Aug 2020

The new Toyota Corolla Sedan - an everyday car
The new Toyota Corolla Sedan - an everyday car

The Toyota brand in itself, let alone the various models produced over the years, has become an institution in this country...

By Naresh Maharaj 25 Aug 2020

Is the virtual car showroom a safer option?
Is the virtual car showroom a safer option?

The motoring industry like most of the other industries have taken a massive below the belt punch and the industry is still trying to catch its breath from that punch...

By Naresh Maharaj 25 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Michanic, the on-demand car repair service
#StartupStory: Michanic, the on-demand car repair service

Michanic is an innovative "Uber-like" technology platform that brings qualified and trustworthy car mechanics right to your doorstep...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

Driving the Lexus UX 250 Hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover
Driving the Lexus UX 250 Hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover

Silent is the night and silent is the day too. All thanks to the 2020 Lexus UX 250 hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover...

By Naresh Maharaj 13 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Lizette Crause urges men to support women
#WomensMonth: Lizette Crause urges men to support women

As we celebrate Women's Month, we should be aware of the need to continuously invest in women's empowerment on personal and professional levels as there is an incredible amount of evidence to support the positive ramifications...

By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Chantelle Mashego challenges gender diversity in the automotive industry
#WomensMonth: Chantelle Mashego challenges gender diversity in the automotive industry

Chantelle Mashego, a senior manager responsible for delivering the locally produced Nissan Navara has been at Nissan for 11 years and understands the complexities of building a vehicle...

By Evan-Lee Courie 31 Jul 2020

Hyundai launches Limited Edition of the Venue
Hyundai launches Limited Edition of the Venue

The Hyundai brand is well entrenched in the South African market to the extent that it is a well-respected name in the industry...

By Naresh Maharaj 28 Jul 2020

In the driver's seat of the new Ford Mustang Convertible
In the driver's seat of the new Ford Mustang Convertible

'Tang' you very much! That's what I said when I was handed the keys to a gleaming new Ford Mustang 2.3l turbo-charged 10 speed auto...

By Naresh Maharaj 21 Jul 2020

Nissan South Africa is changing the car-buying experience
Nissan South Africa is changing the car-buying experience

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a swift and severe impact on the globally integrated automotive industry. The global economy is currently in some form of lockdown and knocks to economic activity continue across the globe...

By Evan-Lee Courie 16 Jul 2020

The BMW X5M and X6M Competition unveiled
The BMW X5M and X6M Competition unveiled

After more than 100 days since attending an actual motor launch, heading out to Zwartkops raceway to test drive the BMW X5M Competition and X6 M Competition models was almost surreal...

By Naresh Maharaj 14 Jul 2020

Inspiring excellence when we need it most
Inspiring excellence when we need it most

It's often that during challenging times, the hardest work, longest hours and extra effort are put into a job, a task or a project. It's also during these times that great performance needs to be recognised...

By Trevor Hill 9 Jul 2020

Introducing the all-new Renault Megane R.S. 300 Trophy
Introducing the all-new Renault Megane R.S. 300 Trophy

Megane aficionados will be happy to know that the Renault Megane R.S. 300 Trophy has been launched in South Africa...

By Naresh Maharaj 6 Jul 2020

Track and road tested: The BMW M340i xDrive Sedan
Track and road tested: The BMW M340i xDrive Sedan

I received the keys to a beauty of a beast speed machine recently and straight away I could feel the excitement coursing through my veins...

By Naresh Maharaj 29 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Youth get innovative with Afri Ride
#StartupStory: Youth get innovative with Afri Ride

The youth, by their very nature, have always been the first to embrace the latest trends when it comes to technology...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jun 2020

Is the Ford Ranger Raptor the boss of 4x4's?
Is the Ford Ranger Raptor the boss of 4x4's?

I recently spent some quality time with the Ford Ranger Raptor and here are my thoughts...

By Naresh Maharaj 23 Jun 2020

Coffee anyone? The all new Suzuki S-Presso is here - stand tall, stand bold
Coffee anyone? The all new Suzuki S-Presso is here - stand tall, stand bold

The S-Presso: a new urban SUV that condenses all the best Suzuki characteristics in a compact and affordable package...

By Naresh Maharaj 8 Jun 2020

Take the open road with Audi
Take the open road with Audi

This period of the nationwide lockdown and social isolation has been a critical action in our country's efforts to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Trevor Hill 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Zeelo makes travel safer for essential workers
#LockdownLessons: Zeelo makes travel safer for essential workers

Zeelo is a shared transportation service, but since the nationwide lockdown had an impact on the way they transport commuters they turned to offer their services to transporting essential working in a safe way...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Apr 2020

Care for your car during lockdown
Care for your car during lockdown

How does one care for your motor vehicle in the time of this lockdown period?

By Naresh Maharaj 14 Apr 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on SA's automotive industry
The impact of Covid-19 on SA's automotive industry

All industries have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, in more ways than one, and the motoring industry is no exception...

By Naresh Maharaj 7 Apr 2020

Audi ad transcends brands
Audi ad transcends brands

I am not going to call this column "advertising in the time of coronavirus" because I will personally try to drown in hand sanitiser the next person who uses the by now cliched phrase stolen from Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Love in the Time of Cholera...

By Brendan Seery 25 Mar 2020

The Lexus RX 350 F Sport is large and in charge
The Lexus RX 350 F Sport is large and in charge

I have driven a myriad of SUVs; small, medium and large, but the Lexus RX 350 had to stand out as one of the best...

By Naresh Maharaj 23 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Be your own insurer with SelfSure
#StartupStory: Be your own insurer with SelfSure

SelfSure, a new fintech in South Africa, has come up with a smart way to solve the problem faced by many car owners when they put in a claim after an accident...

By Evan-Lee Courie 16 Mar 2020

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatch, A-Class Sedan built to please
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatch, A-Class Sedan built to please

I recently had the pleasure of driving both the A-Class Hatch and the A-Class Sedan...

By Naresh Maharaj 16 Mar 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Samantha Fuller, head of communications for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa
#BehindtheSelfie with... Samantha Fuller, head of communications for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa

This week, we go behind the selfie with Samantha Fuller, head of communications for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Mar 2020

The all-new Kia Seltos...now in SA
The all-new Kia Seltos...now in SA

There is one word that is synonymous with the all-new Kia Seltos...exceptional!

By Naresh Maharaj 10 Mar 2020

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