JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Audi SA has partnered with GridCars to install fast-charging stations nationwide and so becomes the first battery-car brand to invest in such tech at public sites. The 150kW public chargers will be the first such in SA to provide up to 150kW of direct current (DC) charge to electric vehicles: for… Continue reading Audi charging ahead with battery of EV top-up points
TAKE TO THE WATER - Or to the track or the road. Suzuki dealers have something or every sporty person. Imaae: Suzuki SA JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Suzuki Auto SA sold 2102 new vehicles in December 2021 to, the company says, scored a passenger vehicle market share of 8.18% with deliveries of 27 583 new units.… Continue reading Suzuki soaring: Record sales of cars, bikes, and boat-power
Limited Edition BMW M760i xDrive Only 12 will be released to the US marketMSRP of $200 000 (R3 104 000) plus $995 destination chargeUS production scheduled for June 2022 WOODCLIFF LAKE, New Jersey - Come June 2022 BMW America will assemble the absolutely final V12 engines to be fitted to a BMW series-production road vehicle.… Continue reading It’s a final farewell to the monster Beemer V12’s
IF YOU MUST HAVE A CUPHOLDER, THEN HAVE THE BEST. Image: Ford PRETORIA, South Africa - Ford SA is about to launch the next version of its long-running Ranger bakkie with a wider and more functional cargo beda nd a number of new features for work and play.Ford's Gary Boes told The Corner in a… Continue reading On the way! We doubt there’s a bakkie to beat this Ford Ranger
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - South Africa’s own version of Italy's Mille Miglia classic-car event will run from March 8-13 on some of the best roads in the Western Cape. Organiser Ross Crichton told The Corner: “We’re very pleased with the response to our call for entries to this inaugural 1000 Mile Tribute - half… Continue reading ‘Mille Miglia’ coming to South Africa!
...THIS COULD BE ON YOUR TAIL! Image: Hyundai CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Hyundai Motorsport says it's powering into a new era of the World Rally championship with an i20 N Rally1 challenger and a four-crew line-up intent on delivering further success for the team in 2022. The two-times Manufacturers' champion says it has re-affirmed… Continue reading Hyundai on a power trip: ‘Look out, WRC 2022!’…
Kia EV6 takes Guinness record for trans-USA drive Slashes Tesla recharge record by more than five hours Average recharge stop on 4636km drive less than 20 minutes LOS ANGELES, California - Kia’s all-new EV6 battery-car has beaten a Guinness World Record by covering 4636km across the USA with the least time wasted on re-charges. The… Continue reading Electric Kia slashes charging time on US crossing
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nissan, as part of the 70th anniversary of its rugged Patrol, has built a platform to recognise those who have helped to build the SUV’s rich legacy and tagged it ‘Patrol Legends’. Stories from around the world are wanted to highlight the characters who have driven Patrols and added to the vehicles'… Continue reading Nissan Patrol turns 70: Send in your vids ‘n pix!
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Nissan SA launched a new version of its Navara double-cab in June 2021 but now comes a single-cab, assembled in SA and ''ready to work''. Stefan Haasbroek, Nissan SA's marketing director, told The Corner: ''The single cab comes with an impressive list of best-in-class features - among them high levels… Continue reading Tough-guy Navara completes Nissan single-cab range
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - BAIC South Africa has announced what it described as ''a rugged 4x4 off-roader SUV, the B40 Plus'' to be assembled at a plant in South Africa's former Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. The plant, covering 10 000ha hopes to assemble as many as 50 000 vehicles for the African market and… Continue reading Fresh from China: Will new 4×4 fit SA to a T?