Electric

New Car Technologies Showcase: More integration, personalisation

Faraday Future FF91 CES 2017 marked the show’s 50th anniversary, and while the automotive industry has been increasing its presence at the show over the years, this year, at least 9 of the somewhat largest car manufacturers chose to share their roadmap for the future. CES is the largest consumer el [...]

Not all parking bays are created equal

Parking2 Cars have got a lot bigger over the years, yet parking bays have stayed the same (at best) and, in some cases, they've shrunk. Therefore, if you are considering renting a space for your vehicle, make sure the "parking bay" is adequately sized and practically positioned. Just cons [...]

SA Ratings Downgrade: What It Would Mean for the Motor Industry

CarWarehouse The dreaded credit rating downgrades of South Africa by the influential ratings agencies may, or may not, happen... but suffice to say the motor industry will adapt and prevail. Whereas economic factors preclude a recovery in the new vehicle market in the short term, used car sales are exp [...]

Jaguar Shows Electric I-PACE SUV Concept

Jagipacelocation14111607 Jaguar is showing its new I-PACE electric performance SUV at the LA Motor Show. The production version of the I-PACE will hit the road in 2018 and it’s coming to South Africa! Jaguar has taken the wraps off its I-PACE electric performance SUV concept that previews Jaguar’s first-e [...]

Update: First Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ-based SUV Coupe Coming in 2019 [with Video]

Mercedes Benz Generation EQ Concept 2016 1280 01 Mercedes-Benz showcased its sporty electric SUV coupe at the 2016 Paris Motor Show and the Stuttgart-based firm has announced that the first production Generation EQ-based SUV coupe will be built at its Bremen plant and will be introduced in 2019. Mercedes-Benz plans also plans to introduce a [...]

Update: Tesla to Prove Autonomous Tech with Long Distance Journey (Video)

Paristesla Last week, Tesla announced that all the cars it produces, including the upcoming Model 3, will feature full self-driving hardware. Tesla also released a video that demonstrates the capability of the system and Tesla is now planning a long distance trip across the US that will put it's tec [...]

Best Range for Honda Clarity Fuel-Cell

Honda Clarity Fcv   Honda has officially announced that its Clarity fuel-cell vehicle can achieve a range of 589 km. The hydrogen-powered Honda Clarity fuel-cell vehicle (FCV) has staked its claim with the “best range of any zero emission vehicle” title after Honda announced its official range [...]

Volkswagen I.D Concept Shows Electric Future

DB2016AU00756 Large This VW I.D concept is planned for a 2020 public release. Demonstrates VW’s plan for a fully automated mode by 2025. Last week VW announced it would be showing multiple electric vehicles at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. This is the first and it’s called the I.D which will lead Vol [...]

Volkswagen teases concept EV for Paris

DB2016AU00753 Large Volkswagen is using the Paris Show as a showcase for its venture into electric vehicles. This is a glimpse of the concept it plans to show. The first teaser images have appeared of Volkswagen’s new electric vehicle concept. The vehicle is said to usher in a whole new era for Volkswagen wh [...]

Nissan and BMW switch on first joint coastal EV charge stations

BMWi3Charging   Nissan and BMW agreed last year to jointly roll out EV charging infrastructure in South Africa. Now, following the initial introduction of such charging stations in Gauteng, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has just been added to the growing list of places where owners [...]