The tri-star brand could electrify everything by the end of next decade, with EVs and PHEVs now a key pillar in its future plans. Mercedes-Benz’s new EQ electric technology could be powering a significant proportion of cars it sells by 2025, according to Mercedes-Benz research and development chief Ola Kallenius. Speaking with Australian media at…

The family of The Grand Tour host Richard Hammond was reportedly the targets of a burglary while they were vacationing at Saint-Tropez, in France. According to the Sunday Express, Hammond, his wife Mindy, daughter Willow, and 12 other people were staying at a luxury villa in the posh coastal town on the French Riviera when…

Mitsubishi’s promised entry-level Eclipse Cross arrives to bolster value for the brand’s newest model. Following its introduction earlier this year, Mitsubishi has expanded the Eclipse Cross family with a new price-leading variant to give the range a more enticing entry point. Priced from $29,990 plus on road costs, the Eclipse Cross ES looks little different…

Power, as they say, is nothing without control, and it is that control as well as the enjoyment derived from having it that is the criteria for this list. Having fun in a car with lots of horsepower is far easier than doing it with, say, no more than 200 ponies; engineers have their work…

‘You know that weight is always… it’s not a friend of the performance car. So, finding the right balance of boost, weight, CO2 and so on, is the challenge in that department.’ This week’s unveiling of the new Mercedes-Benz EQC has given the world its first look at the German giant’s new family of electric…

Haval, the high-end SUV division of GWM, is breaking new ground with the introduction of its first four-wheel drive model on local shores. Joining the South African range of its two-wheel drive small SUV derivatives – the 1.5-litre H1, H2 and H6 – the large seven-seater H9 is powered by a 180 kW 2.0 litre…

Unique plug-in hybrid SUV scores a price cut to go with MY19 updates. Mitsubishi has rolled out a model year 2019 version of its plug-in hybrid Outlander PHEV to face up alongside the regular petrol and diesel versions first announced in August this year. A range restructure sees the previous Outlander PHEV LS model de-specced…

Suzuki revealed its new “mighty mouse” at the 2018 Johannesburg Festival of Motoring in Johannesburg last week. The new Jimny fills the very big shoes of its predecessors, which were responsible for creating a new market segment for compact, affordable, capable and – most importantly – fun, off roaders. . In fact, this ladder-framed, low-range…

New variant likely to use SR as a base, filling the gap between core range and hi-po N. Hyundai is set to announce an N Line for the i30 range very soon, and it’s likely to feature added punch and more noise. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the updated Tucson, Hyundai’s head of product planning…

Well, you didn’t think Audi was going to just give the electric spotlight to Mercedes, did you? Mercedes-Benz might have beaten it to a full reveal, but Audi has become the first big-three German luxury manufacturer to put its all-electric SUV into production, announcing the e-tron has officially started rolling off the manufacturing line. The…