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Hyundai’s concept cars: A history of the future

SEOUL, Korea/OFFENBACH, Germany - Hyundai Motor recently revealed its latest concept EV Prophecy, the latest model to embody the what the automaker calls its 'Sensuous Sportiness' design which is said to offer clues to how future Hyundai models might look.''Concept cars,'' the Seoul giant told The Corner, ''allow automakers to push the boundaries of car… Continue reading Hyundai’s concept cars: A history of the future

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Czinger skips Geneva to launch hypercar in London

CZINGER: Image: Supplied LONDON, England - Czinger Vehicles, having finished its stand and flown its team to the now cancelled March 2020 Geneva auto show, has announced that the show will go on - but in London. It's also sent images to The Corner - and heck, what a looker... It's the Czinger 21C hypercar.… Continue reading Czinger skips Geneva to launch hypercar in London

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Coming to SA? India gets up close to latest KIA models

Sonet concept - modern, dynamic, bold compact SUV Seltos X-Line Concept -a bolder variant KIA Carnival premium to sell in India DELHI, India - KIA Motors subsidiary in India has unveiled a Sonet compact SUV at Auto Expo 2020 India to be further developed ahead of its scheduled launch in India in the second half… Continue reading Coming to SA? India gets up close to latest KIA models

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Toyota zooms in on electricars for all – including the elderly

TOKYO, Japan - Toyota has revealed details of a production-ready, ultra-compact, battery-electric vehicle ahead of probable launch in Japan towards the end of 2020. Development chief Akihiro Yanaka told The Corner the vehicle, which is less than 2.5m long and 1.3m wide, is a next-generation mobility solution designed to cover short distances with little effect… Continue reading Toyota zooms in on electricars for all – including the elderly

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Nissan Ariya: ‘New dawn’ electricar unveiled at Tokyo

All-electric crossover 'new direction' Two motors, powerful acceleration 'Next stage of Nissan evolution' TOKYO, Japan - Nissan has unveiled its Ariya Concept, described by its maker as ''a crossover electric SUV with two electric motors, powerful acceleration, award-winning driving assistance technology and a look that signals a complete reinvention of the brand’s design'', at the… Continue reading Nissan Ariya: ‘New dawn’ electricar unveiled at Tokyo

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More range, more styling: Toyota punts new Mirai at Tokyo

Early glimpse at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show Driving range extended by up to 30% Latest fuel-cell electric vehicle technology TOKYO, Japan - Toyota says it will take advanced zero-emission fuel-cell electric vehicle technology to a new level when it previews the second-generation Mirai at the 2019 Tokyo auto show. The concept car will provide an early… Continue reading More range, more styling: Toyota punts new Mirai at Tokyo

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Hyundai electric concept builds on an idea from 1974

SEOUL, South Korea - Hyundai unveiled the 45, a battery-powered electric vehicle concept, at the 2019 Frankfurt auto show to show off a new era of the company's automotive design focused on electrification, autonomous technology, and intelligent design. The car, Hyundai says, has put a twist on a 45-year-old icon, the Hyundai Pony Coupé Concept, to… Continue reading Hyundai electric concept builds on an idea from 1974

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Back on the road (the mud?) again: Landy No.1 back to life

PRETORIA, South Africa - After playing a starring role in Land Rover’s 70th anniversary celebrations in 2018  the ''missing'' original-launch Land Rover demo vehicle from the 1948 Amsterdam auto show is back on the road (and in the mud) for the first time since the 1960s, It's been through a year-long restoration/rebuild was by a… Continue reading Back on the road (the mud?) again: Landy No.1 back to life

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Hyundai Motorsport set to switch-on electric racing

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Hyundai Motorsport is assembling its first battery-powered racing car designed and built at Hyundai Motorsport’s HQ in Germany. The Corner doesn't yet have an image but it will come when the cars are unveiled at the 2019 Frankfurt auto show on September 10. The move to electric extends Hyundai Motorsport's racing… Continue reading Hyundai Motorsport set to switch-on electric racing

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Dat’s sun collection by Free State’s Oom Freek

ROSSLYN, South Africa - Datsun is calling on all fans - new and old - as it announces the opening of car-enthusiast Freek de Kock's auto museum: about 120 Datsun and Nissan vehicles spanning decades will be accessible to everybody. The museum, in Bothaville, South Africa, was started by De Kock in 2007. It claims… Continue reading Dat’s sun collection by Free State’s Oom Freek