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Red Bull and McLaren ‘doing something weird’ with energy deployment, claims Charles Leclerc

"They are doing something weird with the energy engine-wise, McLaren and Red Bull."


GM CEO Says Electric Car Issues Are 'Absolutely' In The Past

We'll see, won't we? Plus, Kia also ups its hybrid and plug-in hybrid models, and we look at what went wrong with Mercedes' EV push.


Ferrari SF-24 ‘inconsistencies’ come to light for Carlos Sainz after big Leclerc gap

Carlos Sainz came home 15 seconds behind Charles Leclerc at Imola...


20 next-best classic cars


Top 10 African countries with the lowest fuel prices in May 2024

Low fuel prices in Africa creates the necessary cushion needed to relief an already financially stressed economic situation. In many African countries fuel costs influence many aspects economy, and as such must be regulated. The lower the better, as energy cost directly empowers businesses and its consumers. ・Business Insider Africa presents the to...


39 year old Claremont 'street robber' nabbed in hijacked Ford Figo

On Sunday while driving the suspected stolen vehicle in Manenberg, the suspect was arrested and charged.


The man who owns 450 cars

Conservatively valued at $50 million, Rodger Dudding's collection of cars and motorbikes is truly eclectic


Lamborghini's New Twin-Turbo V-8 Makes 789 HP and Revs to 10,000 RPM

The automaker released the first details on the powertrain for the Huracán successor. It sounds extraordinary.


Convoy of Ulez scrappage scheme vehicles arrives in Ukraine from London

Convoy of Ulez scrappage scheme vehicles arrives in Ukraine from London - More than 100 vehicles have been donated to Ukraine through the Ulez programme


The best-looking Fords ever sold

Double-take cars from the illustrious Blue Oval that fulfilled their brief better than many others


Toyota Thinks a Performance SUV Is Necessary

We're surprised it took Toyota so long to think of a GR-branded SUV.


10 wheely iconic rims


Lewis Hamilton now hopeful Mercedes have found ‘North Star’ in W15 development

"I feel like we have found more of a North Star in what we need to do."


Prime Meridian Direct (PMD) steps up with exciting rebrand and new name

South Africa's most innovative and affordable car insurance provider comes of age with a mature new look and upgraded product portfolio. PMD emerges as a top-tier brand under its new name, Prime.Since its launch in 2009, Prime Meridian Direct Pty Ltd (also known as PMD) has become a well-known and respected brand in the car insurance industry. Now, to celebrate over 15 years of providing South Africans with quality, affordable car insurance,...


LOOK: Two drivers killed in Ekurhuleni crash involving 11 vehicles

EMPD spokesperson Thabiso Makgato said two of the people who died in the horrific collision were drivers of the two of the 11 vehicles involved in the crash.


Tshwane wants to buy own vehicles to save costs

THE City of Tshwane wants to purchase its own vehicles as part of a plan to slowly abandon the use of hired vehicles costing the municipality millions of rands every year.


Mother shows tears of joy as son suprises her with a Mercedes Benz

A young Ghanaian man has celebrated his mother beyond her wildest expectations by buying her an expensive used Mercedes-Benz car. His family gathered to celebrate.


Alpine Wants to Sell a Hydrogen V-6 Road Car

It would have over 340 horsepower.


McLaren have put a chink in Red Bull’s aura of invincibility

Max Verstappen, for the first time in three years, uttered the words “I had to work for that” because, for the second race in a row, McLaren showed they are not just a buzzing fly next to the ear only to be brushed aside, but carry a real threat.


Toto Wolff: Mercedes not pushing for ‘miracle update’ in approach to W15 improvements

"Where we are now this direction is correct."


McLaren's Bird returns to Formula E action in Shanghai after injury

McLaren’s Sam Bird will return to Formula E action this weekend in the Shanghai E-Prix double-header, having sufficiently recovered from a broken hand.


Tesla ‘Cybercab’ Robotaxi Interior: Is This It?

Several photos that show a two-seater without a steering wheel made their way into an official Tesla video.


Mercedes no longer “zig-zagging” in hunt for an F1 magic bullet

Mercedes says it is no longer “zig-zagging” in its upgrade approach, after accepting that there is no magic-bullet solution that will shoot it to the front of Formula 1.


Chinese auto giant BYD wants to attack global bakkie market with 320kW hybrid Shark

China’s BYD is invading the global bakkie market with a new plug-in hybrid pick-up called the Shark. But will it come to South Africa?


Facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLA and GLB SUVs touch down in South Africa

Both SUV models feature exterior design upgrades as well as new cabin technology and an extended range of standard equipment.


The most iconic cars in cinematic and television history

While a car is not usually the first thing that comes to mind when you think "Hollywood star," many creators use automobiles as movie and television characters unto themselves. There are many ways a car can be portrayed on screen, as both prop and as a pivotal plot component. Indeed, think about your own favorite movies and television shows. Chances are many of the titles feature motor cars in a big way. Some cars are actually the stars of the show, as in the Pixar film 'Cars' (2006). A critical and commercial success, the movie featured dozens of talking vehicles and was praised by one critic as one of the "most imaginative and appealing movies ever." Some cars have become Hollywood legends. Sean Connery's James Bond is forever associated with his gadget-laden Aston Martin DB5. Who can forget Steve McQueen's character burning rubber in his Ford Mustang Fastback in 'Bullitt' (1968) during one of the most famous car chase sequences ever made? And Batman simply wouldn't be the same without his Batmobile. Cars have also made a big impact on the small screen. Some of television's most popular shows are distinguished by a set of cool wheels. Think 'The Dukes of Hazzard' and the General Lee screeches into view, horns blaring "Dixie." And what about that souped-up van those soldiers of fortune, the A-Team, used to get themselves in and out of trouble with? Cars hit the screen as Hollywood flourished in the early 20th century. Mack Sennett, the King of Comedy, is especially remembered for his silent-era Keystone Cops movies and the slapstick car chases that always ended up in a collective wreck on the sidewalk. The success of these pioneering two-reelers coincided exactly with the rise of the mass-market automobile, and Hollywood quickly sought mileage out of this desirable new commodity. Today, entire film franchises are based around cars (think 'The Fast and the Furious'). But it's the unique and singular appeal of a particular model that endures. Take a drive through this gallery of some of the most iconic screen autos ever, and you'll get an idea of why cars are often just as important as actors.


Driving tips for saving gas


Rivian Recalls Some R1S And R1T EVs Because It Forgot A Label

It’s a very important label, of course.


Marini bemused by his Honda MotoGP pace in 2024 - but just how bad is it?

Luca Marini is unable to explain why he cannot improve the pace he starts a race weekend with on the Honda MotoGP bike over the rest of the event.


Cargo ship that destroyed Baltimore bridge towed to port

The cargo ship that collided with a Baltimore bridge nearly two months ago, collapsing it and killing six highway workers, was refloated on Monday and towed back into port.


The top 10 best electric SUVs


Awesome Alfa Romeo barn-find haul revisited


‘The air is getting thinner up there’ – Red Bull warned McLaren are ‘absolutely there’

Max Verstappen won the Imola GP by a mere 0.725s ahead of Lando Norris in the hugely-improved McLaren.


GM Patented an Anti Road-Rage System That Can Take Control of the Car

Sensors evaluate the driver's mental state and can activate driver assists, taking control of "one or more vehicle functions."


Kawasaki’s Ninja 500 Will Help You Overcome Impostor Syndrome

We all face it—I'm just thankful I was aboard this little green machine when I had to.


General Motors' Plug-In Hybrids Are Coming Back To The U.S. In 2027

Almost 20 years after the Chevrolet Volt went into development, GM will bring back hybrid cars with a plug. Will Americans buy them?


21 cars that are 50 in 2024


Hyundai Ioniq 6: Five reasons why we love it…and five reasons why we loathe it


Fuel price: Petrol and diesel decrease coming in early June

The latest numbers suggest that there will be a significant petrol and diesel price decrease in South Africa early next month.


Aston Martin F1 upgrades may have made car "difficult to drive"

A messy weekend at Imola left Aston Martin with just two points, with team boss Mike Krack explaining its upgrades may have made its Formula 1 car "difficult to drive".


Volvo EX30 RWD Noticeably More Efficient Than AWD In Video Range Test

Buyers can count on a longer driving range of roughly one-tenth when sticking with a single-motor version.


2024 Toyota bZ4X EPA Range And Energy Consumption: How Does It Compare To Tesla Model Y?

The numbers highlight the efficiency and battery capacity gap between the two EVs.


‘Idiot’ Ferrari fans who Max Verstappen gave the middle finger issue heartfelt apology

Max Verstappen showed these Imola fans that "I can also be not nice to you".


Diesel usage down 78% from same time last year – minister

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa also pointed out that the current UCLF was 3 000MW less than the Eskom Winter Plan assumption of 14 000MW, which would provide a safe margin in case of unforeseen events.


Polestar 5: Everything We Know

The low-slung sports sedan will likely be fastest Polestar in every category, from 0-60 mph and charging times.


Lamborghini once owned by Jamiroquai's Jay Kay 'to sell for £2.75m'

The red 1972 Miura P400 SV was bought by pop star Kay at the height of his chart fame and formed part of his vast collection of vintage motors.


Ford Boss Admits the Mustang Must Lose Weight

CEO Jim Farley says Ford will never make a "Mustang that's not a Mustang," seemingly forgetting about the Mach-E.


The Chevrolet Camaro Could Return As A $34,995 Pony EV: GM President

The Camaro EV will have four doors and a non-crossover shape if GM President Mark Reuss has his way.


13 weird Indy 500 traditions: Handcuffed milk deliveries, aerial bombs and more

A race full of pomp and ceremony, learn more about the weird and wonderful traditions that accompany the Indy 500 every year.


11 of the best tiny homes on wheels: before and after

From a converted bus to a disused horse box, check out these quirky tiny homes on wheels that started life as regular transport. Start your engines and be inspired to live the #vanlife