News: Hyundai ranked 6th among global automotive brands

Hyundai Motor has been ranked among the highest valued brands in the world once again, according to the latest rankings published by global brand specialist Interbrand. Hyundai’s global brand value grows 3% since 2017 to a company record high of US$ 13,5 billion (about R 200,8 billion).

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The Porsche 911 Speedster will go into production

Dubai. The concept study, presented during the 70th birthday of the sports car manufacturer, will be produced as a limited special edition: Porsche has decided to start producing the purist Porsche 911 Speedster in the first half of 2019. Exactly 1,948 units of the open-top two-seater will be built.

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New Peugeot 5008 challenges the market of seven seaters

SA Festival of Motoring: Peugeot 5008 release

We were fortunate to catch a glimpse of the all new Peugeot 5008 at the recent South-African Festival of Motoring. This new SUV will compete in the seven-seater segment and brings with it the usual striking appeal of all Peugeot cars. Not only does the new 5008 promise to be a world-renowned people-carrier, but is also well equipped with all the latest technologies.

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Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 is voted the best engine of the last 20 years

A record number of six awards

Stuttgart, 5 June 2018 – The latest iteration of Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 that equips, in various forms, all Ferrari’s V8-engined cars, has been nominated the best engine in the world for the third year running in the 2018 International Engine of the Year Awards.

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Electric Explorer African Challenge: the first EV expedition ever across Africa

Rosslyn, South Africa (21 February 2018) – Contemporary electric vehicles boast a driving range of about 250 kilometers. This is enough to use a car in urban traffic for up to a week or to travel from Cape Town to Swellendam free from range anxiety. In the advanced version, vehicles such as Nissan LEAF make it possible to cover the distance between the UK and Mongolia. In the highly advanced version, an attempt can be made to cross Africa, as planned by Polish travellers Arkady Fiedler and Albert Wójtowicz.

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