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Rivian Fixes 12V Battery Drain Issue Via OTA Software Update

The problem was initially described on Reddit and reportedly left some people stranded.


26 eye-catching ’70s concept cars


Magazine: F1 Saudi Arabian GP review, MotoGP season preview

Sergio Perez’s superb Formula 1 victory in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and Red Bull’s impressive pace leads this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (23 March).


Volkswagen Group's Four Entry-Level EVs Will Be Made In Spain

Production starts in 2025 with the Cupra UrbanRebel, followed by the VW ID.2, ID.2X SUV, and Skoda SUV within one and a half years.


UK set for massive rollout of EV chargers in net-zero push

Southern Britain is set for a major public rollout of electric-vehicle charging stations as officials seek to help consumers ditch combustion engines.


Milestone as vehicle-handling record celebrated at Durban Car Terminal

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) celebrated a record on Wednesday as the Durban Car Terminal handled its 600 000th vehicle in a 12-month period.


Fuel price decrease expected in April

The cost of fuel will decrease from the first week of April, which would be a much-needed reprieve for motorists and consumers.


23 of Ghia’s greatest hits


Rea Vaya commuters in Soweto left stranded due to internal squabbles between bus service providers

The dispute between the two parties has left taxi drivers smiling this morning, with one driver remarking that he had already taken three loads from Orlando East to town by 7.30am.


Will solid state batteries transform the EV industry? Here are the best companies to watch.

A key question for Electric Vehicle (EV) industry is whether solid state batteries will become the new norm. Solid state batteries are smaller, lighter, and could be more efficient than traditional lithium-ion batteries, and they have the potential to radically transform the EV market. Many major automakers are already investing heavily in solid state battery technology. For these reasons, investments in solid state battery technology could pay...


Renault Captur has arrived: It captures your attention and heart

The All-New Renault Captur presents a completely re-invigorated model version to its predecessor: The Captur model is as an easy-to-drive, multi-functional and -faceted crossover that balances design and practicality. Renault Captur: Details The popularity of Renault Captur has realised 1.5 million sales globally within more than 90 countries since its inception in 2013, with the […]


Sponsored articles on TopAuto - Trusted by South African car buyers

TopAuto's marketing team is excited to help you get your automotive products and services featured on the website through sponsored articles.Running sponsored articles on TopAuto is the best way to promote your motoring products and services in South Africa.Click here to learn more about advertising with TopAuto.This is because, according to the 2023 Digital Marketing Report South Africa, sponsored articles are the best way to advertise your...


17 cracking twin-turbo classic cars


Doohan having "fundamental issues" with Virtuosi F2 car in 2023

Alpine Academy driver Jack Doohan says he has had “fundamental issues” with his Virtuosi Racing Formula 2 car so far this season.


Genesis Considering Urban Luxury EV Inspired By 2019 Mint Concept

Genesis execs admit that an entry-level battery electric model is being studied for the European market.


The safest cars on sale today

Join us as we count the cars that write cheques their strength can cash


German E-Bike Specialist Nicolai Updates GT1 Eboxx With New Gear Hub

The Nine 3x3 gear hub system brings a number of performance-focused benefits to the table.


[LISTEN] Should citizens take infrastructure repairs into their own hands?

The state of our roads is dire in some parts of the country, with private entities beginning to take over the repair of potholes.


Why McLaren's revamp is not just about its 2023 F1 car struggles

After its disappointing start to the Formula 1 season, it would be all too easy to think that McLaren's latest restructuring is an inevitable response to its current woes.


Porsche 911 GT3 Facelift Spied In Standard And Touring Flavors

Both are hiding changes at the rear.


Mercedes explain why team orders were not used on George Russell in Jeddah

Mercedes saw no clear benefit to using team orders against George Russell during the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.


Motorcycle History 101: How Herb Uhl Created The First Honda Trail Bike

Without one guy's smart Cub modifications, moto history might have been very different.


Inflation reduction act puts charge in electric vehicle market! Here are the top EV stocks to watch.

Inflation reduction act passed the senate among raging debates about what it actually brings to the consumers and economy. Nevertheless, it will be good news for EV makers as it provides $7,500 tax credit for EVs beginning in 2023 for a decade! This will charge an already hot EV sector even more. With traditional automakers like Ford and General Motors entering the battle for the best EVs, picking the best EV stocks can be challenging. The...


Chinese Motorcycle Manufacturer Kove Sets Up Shop In Italy

Kove's motorcycles will be distributed exclusively by Pelpi International in Italy.


Couple to drive electric car (with coffee machine) from North Pole to South Pole

A husband and wife from the Scottish port city of Aberdeen are preparing to drive an electric car from the Arctic to Antarctica.


Insider Shares More On Tesla's Project Highland AKA Model 3 Refresh

The revamped Tesla Model 3 is said to bring notable styling and tech updates inside and out when it enters production in Q3 2023.


Watch A Mercedes-Benz EQG Prototype Break Down At The Nurburgring

A loud noise coming from underneath the car prompted the driver to pull over.


Ferrari holds off on 499P Hypercar IMSA programme decision

Ferrari has ruled out any decision on an expansion of its 499P Le Mans Hypercar programme into the IMSA SportsCar Championship in 2024 before the summer.


Honda set to test Kalex MotoGP chassis prior to Americas GP

Honda is set to test a new chassis designed by Kalex prior to April’s Americas Grand Prix as it heads into the 2023 MotoGP season on the back foot.


Hyundai Ioniq 6 Will Charge For Free At Electrify America

The fast charging package includes two years of unlimited 30-minute complimentary charging sessions.


Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Arrow, the last coupe with the historic V12

Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge Black Arrow celebrates the final end of British V12 coupes. A very limited edition of 12 examples of the already exclusive coupe Black Badge. It is designed, precisely, to celebrate the final farewell of the historic 12-cylinder from the hood of the British three-door, which will soon make way for a powertrain 100% electric that will debut with the innovative Spectre. The unique Bespoke finish of Black Arrow features a full color gradation between two shades: Celebration Silver and Black Diamond.


5 EV charging station stocks for long-term investors as the industry continues to rapidly evolve.

Many transportation experts see electric vehicles as the way of the future. One obstacle to widespread adoption is the lack of charging stations. In order for electric vehicles to become the new norm, there must be a infrastructure in place to support them. This means a significant investment in charging stations which many see as an opportunity. The demand for electric vehicles is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, and those...


Electric Motorcycle Firm Energica Is Expanding Operations In Asia Pacific

The company has confirmed its entry into Japan and Australia through partnerships with local distributors.


Will Lidar remain centric in the future of autonomous driving? Learn about companies advancing Lidar technology.

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) uses laser to render the world in 3D. It has been an essential element in making self-driving cars. Recently, Tesla announced that it would no longer use this technology in its cars and questioned its "smartness". It is yet to be determined whether this technology remains crucial for autonomous driving but for those betting in its favor, we've collected the companies advancing lidar technology. This list's...


Ralf Schumacher expects ‘personal consequences’ at Mercedes thanks to poor W14

Ralf Schumacher expects heads could roll at Mercedes after the tech department got the W14 "wrong".


Autonomous Driving: Here are the top 5 stocks innovating the way we drive.

Autonomous driving has an immense potential to revolutionize transportation industries. The market size makes it very appealing for big auto and tech companies. With so much at stake, it's clear that autonomous driving is one of the most important technological advancements to watch in the coming years. Investors who believe in these advancements may look for opportunties within this space with the highest returns. Securities within this list...


Ferrari’s Saudi Arabian GP branded a ‘complete disaster’ raising questions about Leclerc’s future

Sixth and seventh at a race where they "promised so much" must have Charles Leclerc pondering his Ferrari future.


Cheapest Tesla Model 3 May No Longer Qualify For US Tax Credit Soon

A number of EVs that currently qualify for the revamped credit may not be eligible beginning April 1, 2023.


Tesla's New Hardware 4 May Help Make Unprotected Turns Safer

Tesla has started releasing its new Hardware 4 suite of cameras, which offer improved "vision," clarity, and viewing angles.


12 wildest one-offs


‘They said Fernando Alonso was too old, that he was not a team man… nonsense’

Fernando Alonso has "brought enthusiasm and ambitions never seen before" at Aston Martin...


15 cool classic hot estate cars


VW Passat Sedan Officially Dead In Europe As Next Gen Goes Wagon-Only

Deliveries of the Skoda-developed Passat will start in September.


Surprising cars that are related to each other

These separated-at-birth cars showcase how flexible modern technology has become


Tesla Model Y Vs Honda CR-V Hybrid: True Cost Of Ownership Compared

The Tesla Model Y and Honda CR-V Hybrid may both have impressively low ownership costs, but one is a better deal than the other.


The greatest Ferraris we’ve ever tested

Here we list the most fantastic, engaging and mind boggling scarlet cars we've ever had to pleasure of testing


McLaren F1 boss plays down Baku GP upgrade package

McLaren Formula 1 team principal Andrea Stella has tempered expectations that the major upgrade package coming for the 2023 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will dramatically revive the team’s fortunes.


Malaysian Manufacturer Aveta Presents The VADV150 Hybrid Scooter

Apart from bearing an uncanny resemblance to the Honda ADV 150, this scooter packs some impressive tech.


Ocon: Alpine "can't be satisfied" with current F1 pace

Alpine Formula 1 driver Esteban Ocon says his team "can't be satisfied" with its performance at the start of the 2023 season.


Hidden hydrogen might be the key to carbon-free fuel for future generations