UBER GOES AUTONOMOUS IN LA: Image: Lexus / Newspress
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Uber goes for it: Autonomous in San Francisco

Uber/Volvo partner for Golden City live testing Volvo XC90 SUV's get the rooftop treatment Swedish-built, Uber-run as techdev continues SAN FRANCISCO, California - Uber, the ride-sharing technology (read taxi-on-call) company, is expanding its self-driving pilot to San Francisco, California, with converted self-driving Volvo XC90 SUV's. The move, Volvo says, is the next phase in a… Continue reading Uber goes for it: Autonomous in San Francisco

2017 Suzuki Ignis Image: Suzuki / Newspress
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‘World, we have Ingnision’ – latest SUV from Suzuki

Suzuki goes four-door with Ignis SUV Hybrid available, as well as AWD 'Exudes Suzuki DNA from every pore' UNVEILED FOR launch in South Africa around May 2017 is the cute Suzuki Ignis crossover SUV, another global small car from the masters of semi-midgetisation. The cars were shown at the 2016 Paris auto show and praised… Continue reading ‘World, we have Ingnision’ – latest SUV from Suzuki

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17 models, four diesels, in new Peugeot 3008

All-new Peugeot 3008 early in 2017 All versions to have latest i-Cockpit Compact steering-wheel, two touchscreens THE NEXT Peugeot 3008 SUV should be arriving in South Africa in early 2017 with the potential for 17 models and four diesel engines and a 'revolutionary' instrument panel - i-Cockpit - and cabin facia. The SUV is, its… Continue reading 17 models, four diesels, in new Peugeot 3008

MAKING WAVES: LA Surfers Experience New Land Rover Discovery ahead of US premiere
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Landy goes surfing, California-style

LOS ANGELES, California - Big-wave surfing legend Laird Hamilton and members of the Silicon Beach Surfers have given the new Land Rover Discovery the sport's seal of approval. Laird was joined by eight-year-old future surf star Jett Prefontaine and the Silicon surfers at Point Mugu in Malibu as he reconfigured the premium SUV’s seats from… Continue reading Landy goes surfing, California-style

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All-new Mazda CX-5 ready for LA auto show

Revised Mazda small SUV in SA soon New handling tech in the package 'It's been fully re-designed' - Mazda LOS ANGELES, California - Mazda Motor Corporation today (Nov 16 2016) unveiled its all-new Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV ahead of the Los Angeles auto show. The fully re-designed model, Mazda says, "refines every element of the… Continue reading All-new Mazda CX-5 ready for LA auto show

Jaguar i-Pace Image: Newspress/Jaguar
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Jaguar I-Pace: We’re a day ahead of the launch (V)

Virtual already - next 2016 Los Angeles auto show First Jaguar pure-electric performance car VIP guests get pre-show virtual reality experience LOS ANGELES, California - Jaguar says it has torn up the rule book in the creation of this concept electric SUV "with its supercar looks, sports-car performance and SUV space, all in one electric… Continue reading Jaguar I-Pace: We’re a day ahead of the launch (V)

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Turbo Tucson: Two superdiesels blow into SA

Diesel additions take range to seven No 4x4 for Turbo Tucsons, however Leather throughout, whole new nose Two diesel Turbo Tucsons have been added to Hyundai's compact SUV range that has, its South African distributor says, became a top-seller in its segment since launch here in early 2016. The Turbo Tucsons take to seven the… Continue reading Turbo Tucson: Two superdiesels blow into SA

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Gen IV Renault Scénics ex-factory in 2017

Fourth generation Scénic/Grand Scénic in '17 Four trim levels, 21-strong model range Choice of five engines - and hybrid, too PARIS, France - Renault’s fourth generation of the global Scénic and Grand Scénic range will reach Europe in December - which means South Africa some time early in 2017. The cars, Renault says, have "a… Continue reading Gen IV Renault Scénics ex-factory in 2017

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Three engines, many models. for new Mitsu ASX

Latest RHD Mitsubishi ASX out in Europe Refreshed looks in line with Outlander Three engines with AWD optional LONDON, England - The revised Mitsubishi ASX crossover is ready to make an entrance into Mitsubishi showrooms across the UK from November 1 2016. The design of the Mitsubishi ASX gets a sleek new look courtesy of… Continue reading Three engines, many models. for new Mitsu ASX

2017 FORD RANGER: Image: Ford SA/Quickpic
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Ford Ranger SUV goes local to eight models

Eight models, three specs - XLS, XLT, Limited 2.2 or 3.2 TDCi engines, manual or auto, 4x2 or 4x4 Latest Sync comms/entertainment technology PRETORIA, South Africa - Ford's Everest seven-seater SUV, thanks to the start of local production for South Africa and export into sub-Saharan Africa, is now offering a broader model range and, the automaker… Continue reading Ford Ranger SUV goes local to eight models