Our favourite cars of 2018

Motoring editor Denis Droppa gives a rundown of the best vehicles launched in SA this year

Great expectations at Aston Martin

Mark Smyth spoke with Philip Eaglesfield, president of Aston Martin UK and SA on the brand’s plans

Lexus launches striking new hybrid model

Lexus is pushing the hybrid agenda, now adding to it the IS 300h

Feast your eyes on the bigger, sportier new Audi A1

Bigger, more premium, more tech and refinement for the smallest Audi, due in SA towards the end of 2019

Gifts for certified motor heads

We’ve selected some choice motoring gift accessories that should bring a smile to any motoring enthusiast

Top 10 classic car buys for 2018

Thinking of investing in a classic car? Check out these movers and shakers

Toyota Hilux heads to Dakar seeking elusive win

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s team for January’s 2019 Dakar Rally has been announced, and a three-car team will take the latest evolution of the Toyota Hilux to ...

Bloodhound land-speed project grinds to a halt

The Bloodhound SSC land-speed project, which aimed to set a new 1,000mph (1,610km/h) record in SA, is dead

Evolutionary new BMW 3 Series is engineering supremacy

The new 3 Series dazzles with technology, new mechanical configurations and an all-new, all-wheel-drive range-topper.

New Kia Soul boxes clever

The third-generation Kia Soul is launched at the the 2018 LA Auto Show

Electric Mercedes-Benz bus wafts in like a breath of fresh air

Pollution-free eCitaro fleet begins operation in Hamburg

Volvo to deploy robo trucks in Norway

Computer steers giant carriers taking limestone from mine to port

Sensor provides real-time monitoring of tyres

MAN Automotive adopts ContiPressureCheck Intelligent Tyres to reduce downtime

Mercedes-Benz X-Class now wields a big V6 engine

Genuine offroad capability and Amarok-beating power makes new X350d an aspirational pick-up

Driver training reduces fuel consumption by 20%

Hino’s Eco-cien programme teaches truckers to drive smarter and more economically

Strong truck sales buck the trend

Medium and heavy segments record fifth consecutive month of growth

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