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Buyers baulk at cost of ‘green’ cars

A lot still needs to happen in the alternative fuels vehicle market before sales figures start to rise.

Volvo recalls nearly 30 000 cars

Volvo said on Monday it would recall 29 299 of its cars worldwide due to a problem with the gear shift.

Volvo hit by collapse in truck demand

Swedish group Volvo posted a second consecutive quarterly loss on Friday after a collapse in demand due to the financial crisis.

Motoring diary is a gem for enthusiasts

Stuart Johnston, one of the most knowledgeable motoring scribes in South Africa, has released the 2008 edition of the <i>Motorheads Diary</i>. Edited by Johnston and beautifully designed by Gauteng classic car buff Heide-Marie von der Au, the second edition of this page-per-day diary for car and bike enthusiasts is an absolute gem.

Survey: Car service levels still improving

The cars we buy and the service we get are still getting better and better each year. That's the conclusion reached in the fourth JD Power & Associates/<i>Car Magazine</i> 2007 South Africa customer satisfaction index (CSI) study released earlier this week.

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‘Captured’ water utility exec holes up

Thami Hlongwa seems to be in hiding after a blacklisted technology company scored millions from Umgeni Water and the owner was murdered

Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

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