A summary of the most significant appointments in the motor industry during the fourth quarter of 2010 and the beginning of 2011.
A summary of the most significant appointments in the motor industry during the second quarter of 2010.
With only a handful of right-hooker BMW M3 GTS models being produced, none of which have been earmarked for the Republic, BMW SA has moved to appease local M3 fans by releasing a fettled Frozen Edition.
David Powels, MD of Volkswagen SA, has been elected to a second one-year term as president of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA… Read more →
The troubled SA motor industry continues to receive mixed messages from a variety of sources. Some of it is good news, but most of it is depressing, writes Roger Houghton.
I’ve long considered the Mini to be a strong segment contender, but I never thought I’d ever compare it to The Godfather film trilogy.
The latest addition to join the local Mini stable, the John Cooper Works Convertible, is the last model expected to reach South Africa for a while, but nevertheless completes the line-up with all three models now available in JCW specification.
Now that Audi has threatened BMW’s comfortable position as forced induction six-cylinder gurus with the 3,0-litre supercharged unit that does service in the current S4, the boys at Munich have become a little antsy about Ingolstadt’s more powerful engine – that’s why we now have a few upgrades available for 135i and 335i models.
LISBON – The BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo is one of the most controversial models to be launched this year. Some traditionalists say the concept of a “multi-purpose” BMW doesn’t fit the marquee… Others looked at the first pictures and yelped in horror. If I remember correctly, I did both, writes CAR deputy editor Hannes Oosthuizen.
The shroud of secrecy surrounding BMW’s upcoming compact SUV, the X1, has been lifted. How will this newcomer measure up against the likes of Audi’s Q5 and the Land Rover Freelander?