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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

New Nissan Micra is a small wonder

Like the princess and the frog, the model has been transformed — not only in looks, but in its smart features and kick-in turbo charge

Slice of life: I’m discovering my history

I had to quit my job and move from my home in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape — a town best...

T-Cross and the search for meaning

What's the reason for the existence of Volkswagen's new ride when there's a Polo? Its looks, it seems

New Caravelle sails along in comfort

No comfort is spared — what you can to expect from a R900 000-plus vehicle

VW workers still seeking compensation after 20 years

Volkswagen SA has turned to the courts to prevent former employees and the EFF from picketing at the Eastern Cape plant

Polo rides the Beats smoothly

There's a few downs, but ultimately, VW has produced once again

A family finds home on the road

So-called ‘van life’ has seemingly taken over. For one family of five, every breakdown and bump in the road was worth it

Follow the crazy cult of Golf R

In truth, you’ll buy this car because of the thrill it’ll give you and not for some practical reason

Forex traders share the act

A reality show reveals the high life of those who trade in foreign currencies, but is it all it’s cracked up to be?

VW engineer, visionary and Pïech of work

When the brilliant automobile engineer died, he left behind a legacy tainted with scandal

Our Polo crush gets bigger … literally

You'll want one for every reason you've wanted a Polo

Toyota and VW lead in the ‘previously owned’ market

These two brands make up 39% of sales in new car volumes and 35% of used-car volumes, according to TransUnion

What’s driving our electric future?

High tariffs and the lack of infrastructure are hampering the adoption of EVs in South Africa

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Transport Month

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

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