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RMI partners with 2018 Gumtree World RX
RMI partners with 2018 Gumtree World RX

The Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI) has partnered with Gumtree World RX of South Africa 2018...

25 Sep 2018

SA Car of the Year announces new title sponsor
SA Car of the Year announces new title sponsor

South Africa's renowned car competition gets a new title sponsor...

21 Sep 2018

AutoTrader declares new auto industry
AutoTrader declares new auto industry

The 'Paths to the Future' NAAMSA conference debuted at the SA's legendary Festival of Motoring hosted in the AutoTrader TechZone, bringing attendees a brand new opportunity to pick the minds of top auto industry players both locally and globally...

Issued by AutoTrader 17 Sep 2018

Subaru Southern Africa proves its brand values in the making of gruelling new TV commercial
Subaru Southern Africa proves its brand values in the making of gruelling new TV commercial

In August 2017, Subaru Southern Africa announced its partnership with PYGA Euro Steel Mountain Bike team. The partnership included providing three Subaru vehicles for the team...

Issued by G&G Digital 22 Aug 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: West of the moon (Part 2)

Maltese drivers have a terrible reputation, even amongst themselves. I had presumed that if everyone drove badly, that would come to be regarded as the new normal, but no...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 17 Aug 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: East of the sun (Part 1)

One cannot write about Maltese lifestyle without weighing in about the Maltese obsession with cars. So, this column is long overdue...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 10 Aug 2018

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What do you do if you're in a motorcycle accident?

Various factors put motorcyclists at risk on South African roads. So what do you do if you happen to be in a motorcycle accident?

2 Aug 2018

AutoTrader points to commuter bikes as key to mobility freedom in SA
AutoTrader points to commuter bikes as key to mobility freedom in SA

On 25 May, the inaugural Motorcycle Industry Stakeholder Summit was held as part of the AutoTrader SA Bike Festival, at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit & International Convention Centre...

Issued by AutoTrader 29 Jun 2018

Among the options for the Golf GTI TCR are 19-inch rims and a honeycomb trim for the side panels
Golf GTI TCR hot hatch to bring VW racing heat to the street

Volkswagen's collection of Golf GTIs has got a sporty new stablemate, with the German automaker unveiling a road-going version of the Golf GTI TCR race car...

By Nick Lavars 18 May 2018

The Brabham BT62 weighs in at a mere 972 kilograms and has a huge 5.4-litre V8 that outputs 522 kW and 667Nm of torque (Credit: Brabham)
Legendary Brabham name returns with BT62 racer

After some fits and starts, the Brabham name is back in business as a race car manufacturer with the debut of the awesome little BT62. The track-focused BT62 features a phenomenal power to weight ratio...

By Aaron Turpen 9 May 2018

Just like the VW Golf entered in the race in 1987, the I.D. R Pikes Peak will be powered by twin engines.
VW reveals first all-electric race car built to conquer Pikes Peak

After teasing us with series of silhouettes and flashy renders, Volkswagen has finally whipped the covers off its first all-electric race car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak...

By Nick Lavars 23 Apr 2018

Toyota is building a miniature replica of parts of the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Japan (Credit: )
Toyota building mini Nurburgring in Japan

Briefly the world's largest car company during Volkswagen's dieselgate emissions scandal revelations, Toyota is working harder than ever to reclaim the top spot it covets so greatly, and the latest news from Japan indicates that it is investing heavily to do so...

By Mike Hanlon 27 Mar 2018

Mazda's Vision Coupe
#GIMS2018: Concept Car of the Year goes to Mazda

This year's Geneva International Motor Show saw Mazda's Vision Coupe win the Concept Car of the Year title at the Car Design Night Geneva...

By Ilse van den Berg 8 Mar 2018

The Joystickbike ditches the handlebars in favor of a joystick (Credit: Joystickbike)
Joystick-driven recumbent ebike gets street-legal for Kickstarter

Handlebars seem about as important as wheels in bike design, but Swiss inventor Yvan Forclaz has done away with them in favour of a mode of control you're more likely to associate with aircraft or video games - a joystick...

By Michael Irving 5 Mar 2018

Alfa Romeo, Honda reveal new Formula 1 cars
Alfa Romeo, Honda reveal new Formula 1 cars

The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team recently unveiled its new challenger, the C37, while Honda and partner Scuderia Toro Rosso, revealed their new Formula 1 car, the STR13...

2 Mar 2018

Could a virtual driver beat a real one?
Could a virtual driver beat a real one?

The meteoric rise of e-sports has put digital athletes and traditional athletes on a collision course. Honda recently set out to find out whether a virtual driver could beat a real one in a mixed-reality race between pro driver and pro gamer...

22 Feb 2018

Mpumalanga 400 gets ready for Dullstroom
Mpumalanga 400 gets ready for Dullstroom

Round one of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) opens on 16 and 17 March 2018 in Dullstroom (the highest town in the country) with Mpumalanga 400 - a new event on the calendar...

19 Feb 2018

WEC dates change so Alonso can compete
WEC dates change so Alonso can compete

NEWSWATCH: The organisers of the World Endurance Championship has moved the event to enable McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso to compete for Toyota in every round...

13 Feb 2018

Fernando Alonso to compete in Le Mans 24 Hours, WEC
Fernando Alonso to compete in Le Mans 24 Hours, WEC

McLaren F1 driver Fernando Alonso, fresh from racing at the Daytona 24 Hours, will be competing in the World Endurance Championship (WEC), including the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours...

By Hadlee Simons 6 Feb 2018

Engen Polo Cup racing car is the sixth-generation Polo GTI
Engen Polo Cup racing car is the sixth-generation Polo GTI

This year, for the first time in the Engen Polo Cup's 22 year history, the 24 competitors will compete for the championship in the sixth-generation Polo GTI...

29 Jan 2018

Autosport International to showcase cutting-edge motorsport technology
Autosport International to showcase cutting-edge motorsport technology

The 2018 World Rally Championship is set to launch at Autosport International next week. It is the first time a top-tier FIA World Championship has launched at the show in its 27-year history...

4 Jan 2018

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Dakar legend enters 28th consecutive Dakar Rally

Cooper Tire 4x4 ambassador, Xavi Foj, who was honoured with Dakar legend status earlier this year, is preparing to enter his 28th consecutive Dakar Rally...

22 Dec 2017

The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine
The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine

We attended to the Volvo Ocean 65 Practice Race, the in-port manoeuvres designed to give participants of the The Volvo Ocean Race a practice run...

By Terry Levin 12 Dec 2017

Highlights of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East
Highlights of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East

At the 100th race of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome as part of the UAE National Day series, South Africa's Saul Hack finished second rookie and tenth overall...

12 Dec 2017

#RideRoundup: Nissan Patrol, McLaren Senna, Lamborghini Urus
#RideRoundup: Nissan Patrol, McLaren Senna, Lamborghini Urus

In this week's #RideRoundup, we look at Nissan's Intelligent Mobility premium flagship, the new Nissan Patrol, which has arrived in South Africa, the McLaren Senna, and the Lamborghini Urus... (video)

12 Dec 2017

Alfa Romeo to join Formula 1 again in 2018
Alfa Romeo to join Formula 1 again in 2018

After more than 30 years' absence from Formula 1, Alfa Romeo is returning to the sport in 2018...

5 Dec 2017

SA Bike Festival, AutoTrader join forces
SA Bike Festival, AutoTrader join forces

International media and exhibitions company, Clarion Events UK, has secured a three-year commercial headline sponsorship from online automotive marketplace, AutoTrader...

30 Nov 2017

Engen Xtreme team shines
Engen Xtreme team shines

The Port Elizabeth-based Engen Xtreme / Terry Moss Racing team was honoured with the national Sasol GTC Africa title and the GTC Manufacturer's title for Audi on Saturday, 25 November 2017 at Zwartkops Raceway...

27 Nov 2017

Ducati launches Panigale V4, creates film to capture sound
Ducati launches Panigale V4, creates film to capture sound

Ducati has finally unveiled the much-anticipated Panigale V4 superbike. This is the first production Ducati with a four-cylinder engine, which is said to be "a delight to the ears" of any superbike fan... (video)

8 Nov 2017

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F1: here's what 2021 engine formula could look like

The current F1 engine formula is set to stay in place for a few more years, but the V6 turbo hybrid era is set for a significant change come 2021...

By Hadlee Simons 6 Nov 2017

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