Toyota South Africa Motors has announced that vehicle production at its production facility in Prospecton in Durban will continue at 100 per cent, despite the recent events caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan.
A joint 10-month study carried out by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with NASA engineers has cleared Toyota’s electronic throttle control system of causing unintended acceleration, other than those addresses by Toyota in recent recall programmes, but the lawsuits remain.
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General Motors’ new vice president of performance vehicles and motorsports has speaks of the company’s desire to produce powerful compact models for the future.
Make no mistake about it, the all-new S60 is aimed directly at the Teutonic trio comprised of BMW’s 3 Series, the Audi A4, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It’s clearly also a more-focused driver’s car than its predecessor, we found.
Last week Tesla Motors and Toyota Motor Corporation announced that the two firms intend on co-developing electric vehicles and parts, using each other production systems and engineering support, as well as the formulation of a specialised team to maximize effiency on those fronts – with TMC purchasing $50 million worth of Tesla’s stock.
It seems there is no end to new Kia models being launched in South Africa.
Supercars from North America aren’t exactly a rarity, but you’d be forgiven for doing a double take upon hearing that the Amoritz GT DR7 hails from South America. In fact, the new supercar is a Brazilian, but that doesn’t mean the project is lacking in any department.
Growth in new vehicle sales continued in March courtesy of a strong passenger car market and nine per cent more selling days than in February, said McCarthy chief executive Brand Pretorius.
Sebastien Loeb took his fourth consecutive victory in Mexico this weekend, just 24 seconds ahead of former world champion Petter Solberg, who narrowly snatched second place from Citroën Junior Team driver Sebastien Ogier.