Losing highly-competitive LMP2 class from WEC a “shame”, say drivers

World Endurance Championship drivers say it’s a “shame” that the LMP2 class has been dropped from the series next year to accommodate a larger field of Hypercar and LMGT3 cars.

Petrol-powered Volkswagen Amarok, with 222kW, under consideration for SA

With the possible introduction of a 2.3-litre turbopetrol Amarok, Volkswagen wants to carve itself a little niche below Ford’s Raptor.

Tesla Raises Insurance Rates For Drivers Who Use 'Track Mode' On The Track

Take "Track Mode" literally, and you get punished by Tesla's insurance algorithm.

XPeng Electric Car Sales Hit A New Record In November 2023

The XPeng G6 remains the brand's top selling model.

Watch This 1000-HP Audi RS7 Warp Spacetime In 200-MPH Autobahn Run

It goes from a standstill to 196 mph in just over 22 seconds.

Tesla Cybertruck Obliterates Hummer EV In Drag Race

The duel took place at Tesla's Gigafactory in Texas.

Super Formula champion Nojiri completes maiden F1 outing in 2021 Red Bull

Two-time Super Formula champion Tomoki Nojiri got his first opportunity to drive a Formula 1 car at the Honda Thanks Day this weekend.

10 used cars with the best engines you can buy

Not yet ready to enter the electric era? Jack Warrick digs out 10 used bargains that offer unique and characterful engines

Six decades of great mid-engined cars

It's almost 60 years since the first mid-engined road car was made, so let's celebrate the highs along with one or two lows…

Dormac drives efficiency, automation with migration to Infor Cloud

Dormac drives efficiency, automation with migration to Infor Cloud Ship repair and marine engineering business has chosen to upgrade its Infor LN solution with iOCO, embracing SaaS to leverage the benefits of the cloud. Issued by Infor Global Johannesburg, 29 Nov 2023 Visit our press office iOCO at the helm for Dormac upgrade. Infor, the industry cloud company, has announced that Dormac Marine & Engineering, a division of Southey Holdings, has...

Why Marquez's MotoGP rivals have reason to worry about his Ducati debut

OPINION: Despite the apparent calmness they projected at the end of Tuesday's MotoGP test in Valencia, there are a number of elements that would justify concern from rivals after Marc Marquez's declaration of intent on his maiden Ducati outing

Relief for consumers as petrol price is expected to moderate

Data from the Central Energy Fund indicates that consumers can expect a decrease of around R1.06 per litre for ULP 95, R1.05/l for ULP 93, and a massive decrease of around R2.10/l for diesel.

City Power plans to recommission 2 open-cycle gas turbines over next 12 months

The gas turbines have been lying dormant for over a decade, and are currently being built at the John Ware and Karzene substations in Johannesburg, with April and December 2024 set as the deadline for completion, respectively.

18 stars of the Lamborghini museum

Tesla to deliver Cybertrucks after Musk tempers expectations

Tesla is set to start deliveries of its long-delayed Cybertruck electric pickup on Thursday, after CEO Elon Musk tempered investor expectations citing problems in ramping production of what he called a ‘radical’ product.

Third Ferrari LMH receives approval as WEC issues 37-car entry list for 2024

A third Ferrari 499P to be driven by Robert Kubica will join an expanded 19-car Hypercar grid in the World Endurance Championship next season.

ASA Cross Country champion Kabelo Mulaudzi secures a spot on the World Championships squad for Serbia

Reigning Athletics South Africa (ASA) Cross Country Champion Kabelo Mulaudzi is gearing up for his inaugural major international competition.

Red Bull title-winning car unleashed with new champion at the wheel

The Red Bull RB16B will be in the hands of a different Champion driver than Max Verstappen this weekend...

Explainer: How much are vehicle license renewal fees?

Understanding vehicle license renewal fees can be a pain. Here’s how they’re calculated and what you’ll pay in each province.

25 traffic violations in SA with stricter penalties than you think

The festive season is upon us and authorities are targeting these traffic violations in SA with super-strict penalties. Beware.

Fuel price outlook: Here’s what you’re likely to pay for petrol and diesel in December 2023

December 2023 fuel price prediction: South Africans can expect the petrol price and diesel price to come down significantly.

Eskom implements Stage 3 load shedding until Thursday afternoon

Stage 3 was implemented from 10am, and is set to be in effect until 4pm, after which Stage 4 will be implemented until 8pm.

Durbanites gear up for vibrant car-free day on Walnut Road

Mark your calendars for a car-free celebration as Open Streets returns to Durban's Walnut Road with an eclectic mix of fashion, food, music, and cycling. Engage in a fun walk or run, and immerse yourself in a day of cultural festivities and active mobility.

South Africa's fuel prices have motorists ready to rev engines, find out new costs per litre

South Africa's fuel prices decreased once more, bringing relief to motorists. The second decrease in a month sparked a mix of celebration and scepticism.

New number plate system creates common identity for KZN motorists

The changes to the numbering system were necessitated by the fact that some KZN towns had run out of numbers.

Volkswagen ID Buzz: Five reasons why we love it...and five why we loathe it

2025 Chevrolet Suburban And Tahoe Get 17.7-Inch Touchscreen, Stronger Diesel

Massive 24-inch wheels are available as an option on the facelifted Expedition rival.

Hyundai Ioniq U.S. Sales More Than Tripled In November 2023

The South Korean company already sold more than 40,000 all-electric cars this year.

Workers are pawns in VW’s global battles

OPINION: Auto companies are caught in a dilemma of abandoning their cash cow fossil-fuel-driven operations and moving into the uncertain, unproven and rapidly changing zero-emission technologies, writes Trevor Ngwane.

Honda ADV 350, Forza 350 And 125 Get New Colors In Europe

Honda’s also thrown in a bunch of tech amenities for better in-city convenience.

10 car makers that didn’t just make cars

New Ford Puma finally arrives in SA - 'pricey, but worth it'

Motoring journalist Melinda Ferguson gives the new Ford Puma a big thumbs up after test driving it around the Cape Peninsula.

Transition to Acura GTP car “eye-opening” for Jordan Taylor

Jordan Taylor admits that his return to the top prototype category in the IMSA SportsCar Championship with Acura has been a sizeable transition after four years in the GT ranks.

15 cool classics with vinyl roofs

City Power ditches plan to cut Charlotte Maxeke hospital’s electricity over unpaid R41m bill

Cooler heads prevailed when City Power decided not to cut off electricity to Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital over a reported R41m in unpaid electricity bills. While a potential humanitarian crisis has been avoided, City Power still has its sights set on collecting what it is owed.

FESCARO Emerges as Automotive Cybersecurity Leader with Certification Grand Slam Triumph

FESCARO Emerges as Automotive Cybersecurity Leader with Certification Grand Slam Triumph * Hands-on experience in obtaining all UN R155/156 related certifications* Providing a one-stop solution tailored to customers’ needs* SMBs and emerging automakers prefer ‘Cybersecurity Tier 0.5’ company FESCARO Business Wire via ITWeb, SEOUL, South Korea, 27 Nov 2023 FESCARO’s CEO Seok-min Hong (Left), CTO Hyun-jung Lee (Right) (Photo: FESCARO) FESCARO, a...

Automotive industry in trouble: Ford SA warns South Africa to get its house in order or face the consequences

Like many other industries Ford has had to fly freight in as a result of the port backlogs that has seen more than 10 000 containers with R7 billion worth of products stranded outside three harbours.

Suzuki V-Strom 800DE And 800DE Adventure Top List Of Returning Bikes For 2024

Fans of the SV650, GSX-250R, Boulevard C50, and Boulevard M109R can also breathe easy.

Darkness, but Eskom spends R15m on logo

For ordinary South Africans and small businesses, the impact of rolling blackouts has been severe amid higher stages of load shedding.

The Tesla Cybertruck Is Elon Musk’s Vanity Project And Style Statement: Expert

Rather than competing with traditional trucks, the Cybertruck is for fanboys and attention seekers, an expert said.

Touratech Goes All-In With Honda XL750 Transalp Accessories

A full lineup for the middleweight Honda is ready for you from the German touring accessory maker.

Bastianini: 2024 Ducati MotoGP bike “better from the start” in Valencia test

Enea Bastianini says the 2024 Ducati MotoGP prototype was “better from the start” compared to the 2023 bike in last Tuesday’s Valencia test.

Discover the A129 Mangusta, the First Fully Developed Western European Attack Helicopter

The A129 Mangusta is a light attack helicopter designed and produced by the Italian company Agusta (now part of Leonardo-Finmeccanica).

Not one day of work missed in 45 years — Ford hails the importance of people in its 100 years in South Africa

During the auto manufacturer’s centenary event at its plant in Pretoria, it became clear that its 5,500 employees are valued.

2024 Triumph TF 250-X Motocross Machine Is Finally Here

250cc, wet weight well under 250 pounds.

Formula Winter Series: Even more racing in the 2024 season

Formula Winter Series will cooperate with Spanish Formula 4 for the 2024 season and has attracted well-known teams as part of a new format with three races per weekend.

Over 1,000 vehicle owners register for new ‘ZN’ number plates

Within the first 30 minutes of opening the Electronic National Administration of Traffic Information System (eNatis), 300 vehicles were registered on the system.

The EV Tax Credits Are Changing. Yes, Again. Here's What To Know

Think you had the EV tax credit plan figured out? Concerns about China just threw a wrench into things.

Watch In Awe As a 1996 Toyota RAV4 Conquers 119 Miles Of The Mojave

This cute ute can handle some seriously rugged terrain.

Transforming the last mile

Transforming the last mile Transport and logistics businesses face a number of challenges around the last mile. But, luckily, there are a number of solutions helping them increase efficiency during this final step of a product’s journey. By Joanne Carew Johannesburg, 30 Nov 2023 Marcel Bruyns, Axis Communications I’d say I have a pretty good relationship with my Takealot delivery guy. We know each other by name and I let him park his car in my...