Latest articles on On The Road

A Landie icon is born

Replacing one of the most-loved cars in history, the new Defender pulls off the near impossible task of doing almost everything better

Audi Q8: Perfectly cool

The Audi Q8 is designed to be the king in the elite SUV class. But is it a victim of its own success?

Car review: Shot of S-Presso lacks punch

Suzuki’s budget offering doesn’t do much much wrong but is not particularly memorable either

The Audi A7: Meet the new Don

The German manufacturer has made a cunning play to become the new godfather of this niche

Jaguar I-Pace is an advert for the future

This is not a future we should run away from: thanks to the I-Pace we know what’s possible if we let go of our stubborn traditions.

These Suzuki Vitara delights have surprising ends

The Vitara Turbo’s tagline is “Drive the Fun”. But as corny as that sounds, the surprise comes when you realise that it’s not wrong at all (except grammatically, of course).

The Discovery holds its niche in the Defender era

Land Rover’s family favourite is counting on its 30 years of history to remain relevant in the year its famed cousin got an upgrade

Wanna be a hustler? Roll up

The Range Rover Sport speaks to aspirations yet to be fulfilled

A new vintage to savour

If the winelands are best seen from the road then what better vantage point could we ask for than the new-look Discovery Sport?

It’s more than a ride, it’s family

This petrolhead insists his brown Datsun will remain his go-to commute cabby for many years

Isuzu, the Chuck Norris of bakkies

The D-Max isn’t a luxury ride, but it’s not too tough on the purse and can handle the rough road

Dieselgate sees recall of Mercedes vehicles

Daimler is accused of hiding that it used illegal software in diesel cars to cheat emissions tests

Me and my car: The Porsche 356 is simply idiosyncratic and pure

Natalie Bell felt an instant emotional connection the moment she first climbed into her 1960 Porsche 356 coupe. Here is her story

Audi A1 will put you in the red

Latest iteration has what it needs but lacks that special extra — something not even a fancy colour name can rectify

Motoring dreams for the future, now

Technology that would have been the stuff of dreams in the past decade is quickly coming to life. Practical, silly or bombastic, it’s news that has heads turning, writes Luke Feltham

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!