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It’s time to change up a gear

10 day(s) ago

This year has been a year of challenges and changes, and SA still has some catching up to do

NEW MODELS: Adam arrives in the city

10 day(s) ago

General Motors SA is launching its funky Adam city car this week

INDUSTRY NEWS: Keeping the faith in SA

10 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth attended the opening of Iveco’s new assembly facility in Rosslyn

TECHNOLOGY: Mobility to add freedom to lifestyle

10 day(s) ago

The interiors of autonomous vehicles are set to become variable and private areas of retreat, according to Mercedes-Benz

LONG-TERM FLEET: Daily performer with lots of grunt

10 day(s) ago

The Motor News team welcomes the BMW 335i sedan to its long term fleet, writes Lerato Matebese

LONG-TERM FLEET: Putting the wolf to hard work

10 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth has been putting the Volkswagen Amarok to work

ROAD SAFETY: Making occupant safety a priority

10 day(s) ago

Vehicle crash testing organisation Euro NCAP has released its latest test results

INDUSTRY NEWS: Investing in service

10 day(s) ago

The Hatfield Group has officially opened its new MAN and Volkswagen facility

ROAD SAFETY: Making occupant safety a priority

Vehicle crash testing organisation Euro NCAP has released its latest test results

ROAD SAFETY: Help in the palm of your hand

10 day(s) ago

The Automobile Association of SA has launched a new app to help stricken motorists

INTERVIEW: Trucking on in the Dakar

10 day(s) ago

Iveco’s Dakar Rally star, Gerard de Rooy, was in SA recently and chatted to Mark Smyth

INDUSTRY NEWS: Driver skills rewarded

10 day(s) ago

The OneLogix Group recently held its annual driver training course and competition and hopes to expand it in the future

Opinion

VRROOM WITH A VIEW: Exciting cars in the pipeline

UNWRAPPED:  Ford executive chairman Bill Ford with the new Mustang, which might reach South African shores with right-hand drive.  Picture: QUICKPIC

There may be deadlock in politics but next year will see some motoring novelties

The limited edition sports  stainless steel elements as well as  Legend 45 decals. Picture: QUICKPIC

NEW MODELS: Celebrating a legend

With the eighth generation Toyota Hilux on its way, the company has launched the limited edition Legend 45 series

INTERNATIONAL DRIVE: Moments that linger longer

The edgy design of the concept signals the next generation Audi models.  Picture: AUDI AG
24 day(s) ago

Audi is showcasing its future design and technology in its Prologue concept

NEW MODELS: Expanding the stable

The GWM Steed 5E showing more than a little VW Amarok in its design influence.  Picture: QUICKPIC
24 day(s) ago

GWM SA has bolstered its Steed range with the arrival of the 5E and 6 ranges

LAUNCH NEWS: New appeal for funky Korean

The styling changes are minor on the outside.  Picture: QUICKPIC
24 day(s) ago

Kia’s second generation Soul has moved upstream in the refinement stakes without losing its funky styling, writes Lerato Matebese

HIGHS OF 2014: The year in highlights

Some of the most iconic vehicles ever made in the picturesque setting of Villa d’Este in Italy.  Picture: MARK SMYTH
17 day(s) ago

The Motor News team look back at their memorable moments of 2014

LAUNCH NEWS: Easy riding in premium oil burner

Hyundai recently updated its ix35 crossover.   Picture: QUICKPIC
17 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth put Hyundai’s new 1.7 turbo diesel motor to the test in an ix35 crossover

LAUNCH NEWS: Top of junior hot hatch pile

The S1 is available in three doors or as a five door Sportback.  Picture: QUICKPIC
17 day(s) ago

Audi has launched its smallest S model in the form of the S1, due in SA in 2015

BIKE NEWS: Flagship concept for bikers

The impressive new showroom and coffee bar at Donford BMW Motorrad.  Picture: MARK SMYTH
17 day(s) ago

BMW Motorrad chose Cape Town as the first site globally for its new flagship store concept, writes Mark Smyth

INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT: Karting home silverware

The South African team stand proudly on the top step of the podium.   Picture: MOTORPRESS
17 day(s) ago

SA has another title to be proud of after taking the Nations Cup

Look beyond the rather unattractive design and the Mobilio is a surprisingly good package. Picture: QUICKPIC

ROAD TEST Surprising package behind facade

Lerato Matebese put Honda’s seven-seater Mobilio MPV through its paces

INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH: Earth-splitting performance

Like the SLS, the new AMG GTS has echoes of the original Mercedes SL.  Picture: DAIMLER AG
31 day(s) ago

Motor News travelled to California to test the 2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG GTS

EVENT NEWS: Finding thrill of speed on the water

The teams battle it out during the Cape Town in-port race 2.  Picture: AINHOA SANCHEZ/VOLVO OCEAN RACE
31 day(s) ago

Lerato Matebese joined the Volvo Ocean Race in Cape Town recently and came away mightily impressed by the event

AWARDS: Volkswagen shines at Savrala awards

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters with representatives of Volkswagen SA, winners of the Manufacturer of the Year award.
31 day(s) ago

The South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Awards were announced recently

GOOD AND BAD OF 2014: Marques make their mark

2014 marked the arrival of the new Nissan Qashqai.   Picture: NEWSPRESS
17 day(s) ago

Lerato Matebese looks back at some of the year’s model launches

INDUSTRY TRENDS: Connecting our world via our cars

The infotainment revolution is set to continue in 2015.
17 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth looks at some of 2014’s trends and looks ahead to 2015

INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT: Ready to tough it out

The Imperial Toyota SA Hilux will be heading to South America for the Dakar Rally.
17 day(s) ago

South African-built Toyota Hiluxes will again be taking on the challenge of the Dakar Rally

INDUSTRY NEWS: The people have spoken

The Ford Ranger was the overall winner.   Picture: QUICKPIC
31 day(s) ago

The 2015 Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards were announced in Johannesburg recently, writes Lerato Matebese

VIDEO: World’s toughest race on SA’s shores once again

32 day(s) ago

Being on board and winching the sails as the keel lists and goes flying along the water, ocean spray soaking your only change of clothes, gives you an appreciation of what the crew goes through

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