Mike has been a motoring journalist for almost 20 years. Before joining Cars.co.za in 2016, Mike was the deputy editor of South Africa's oldest motoring magazine for 5 years and the editor of its website for 3 years. Apart from accumulating a wealth of experience in testing and reviewing vehicles in South Africa and abroad, Mike has distinguished himself as a columnist, copy editor, PR practitioner and a 3-time South African representative on the World Car of the Year jury panel.
Skoda, the Czech brand that started as the Volkswagen Group's budget offering but which has risen to become a star performer, is rumoured to be under consideration for South Africa.
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In an economy desperate for nett growth and an automotive market that seems to increasingly favour SUVs over traditional executive sedans, the relevance of cars such as the 7th-generation BMW 5 Series seems diminished... Read More
It’s deliberately styled to resemble a tank; it sports SUV underpinnings and is rear-wheel-driven; it costs as much as an entry-level compact hatchback but offers seating for 7… the Mahindra TUV300... Read More
Although the award-winning XC90 and, more recently, the attention-grabbing S90 sedan are the Volvos on most people’s lips, a recent update to the V40 sees the Gothenburg-based premium hatchback come of... Read More
Hyundai South Africa will introduce its new Elantra range in June 2017 as a rival to the facelifted Toyota Corolla (and others) in the compact family car segment. Over and above improvements in refinement, occupant... Read More
When Peugeot Citroen South Africa announced that it would no longer import Citroen products late last year, the quirky French brand's small but loyal customer base was disappointed, but there were sound business... Read More
The facelifted Toyota Corolla is now available in South Africa. Although it does not incorporate major technical or mechanical upgrades, Toyota’s top-selling sedan sports a much more distinctive front end, which... Read More
Aston Martin will replace and expand its entire product line-up over the next 5 years – and the Gaydon-based marque will build the production version of the controversial DBX concept at an all-new (second)... Read More
The next-generation of the popular Ford Fiesta is expected to arrive in South Africa in late 2017 or early 2018. Here is a detailed list of what consumers can expect from the compact hatchback.
We were... Read More