PRETORIA, South Africa - Contactless touchscreen technology developed by Jaguar Land Rover and England's Cambridge University will help drivers to keep eyes on the road.'Predictive touch’ uses artificial intelligence and sensors to make the user's choice - satnav, aircon, or entertainment settings - without the human touching a button. It's part of Jaguar Land Rover’s… Continue reading Touch too much? JLR working on better vehicle switches
TOKYO, Japan - Mitsubishi Motors has introduced an all-new Xpander Cross wagon in Vietnam after launch events in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand but it's apparently on its way to South Africa.The Cross is the top variant of the Mitsubishi Xpander range which, we're told, became the best-selling small multi-purpose vehicle in Thailand, the Philippines… Continue reading Mitsubishi Xpander range widening to include SA?
YOKOHAMA, Japan - Nissan has introduced its all-new Ariya, an electric crossover SUV with phenomenal claimed range and ''greater driving excitement, confidence, comfort, and connectivity''''The batteries-only car,'' Nissan promises, ''has powerful acceleration and smooth, quiet, operation. Occupants and can relax and enjoy the ride thanks to autonomous driving technology, concierge-level assistance, seamless connectivity and a… Continue reading Ariya arrives! New 600km+ battery buggy out from Nissan
PRETORIA, South Africa - The Range Rover Sport has gained a suite of upgrades to,the automaker says, ''enhance its appeal as the ultimate luxury performance SUV''.A new generation of Land Rover’s six-cylinder Ingenium diesel engines has been confirmed for the introduction on the Range Rover Sport* to bring 48V mild-hybrid electric vehicle/diesel-fuelled tech to the… Continue reading Range Rover Sport gains ingenious Ingenium engines for 2021
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Leisure Wheels magazine has joined the migration from time-honoured, full-colour, print to digital screens and so sided with many of its ilk in the charge to cut costs, save cash.One has, however, to wonder what it and other shiny magazines, full of great images of cars and caravans, of boats and… Continue reading Leisure Wheels joins stampede from waiting rooms
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Renault Duster SUV range has achieved more than 15 000 sales in South Africa since it was introduced here back in 2013 and more than two million globally. Now in showrooms is the 2020 version of this seriously well-priced family wagon. It comes with the promise of doing much that way… Continue reading 2020 Renault Duster in SA – and you could have one for FREE!
PRETORIA, South Africa - Jaguar Land Rover, as more people choose flexible monthly payments over once-off bills, is trying to change the way we use vehicles. The secret is a premium car-subscription service. Britain’s biggest automaker has set up Pivotal, a programme intended to allow UK customers to experience either the latest technology of the… Continue reading Choose your ride: JLR offering car-swop subscriptions
Most successful VW - design honed inside and out, Digital Cockpit standard across 2022 range Full auto drive - given suitable roads WOLFSBURG, Germany/ HERNDON, Virginia - VW's Tiguan SUV was the most successful model for both the brand and its parent group through 2019 with more than 910 000 produced. That figure, however, is… Continue reading Take a look: New self-driving VW Tiguan revealed in US
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Renault SA now has access to the 2020 Mégane R.S. 300 Trophy - the French automaker's performance hatchback said to be the brand's ''ultimate fusion of exceptional design and heart-racing performance''. The Corner told you about it and other new Mégane models back in February 2020. ''Those with the 'need for speed','' Renault… Continue reading Mégane RS Trophy in SA: Filling ‘the need for speed’
LONDON, England - Ineos Automotive has revealed the exterior design of the Grenadier, a future no-nonsense 4x4 vehicle for the world for which steps have been taken on the road towards production. And there is no doubt about where the inspiration for what is intended to be the toughest, go-anywhere, last forever, on- and off-roader… Continue reading Ineos Auto reveals upcoming super-tough Grenadier 4×4