Cars

Now your car pays for you

-February 16th, 2017
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Jaguar drivers can now use their car’s touchscreen to pay for fuel with a new cashless payment app.

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Ford pumps $1bn into AI and virtual driver

-February 14th, 2017
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Ford has announced a $1 billion investment over the next five years in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company, to develop a virtual driver system for the automaker’s autonomous vehicle coming in 2021.

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These are the 13 best cars in SA

-February 1st, 2017
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The 2016/17 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards program recently concluded with the announcement of the thirteen best-considered new purchases in their respective categories of the South African new vehicle market.

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Merc buys into delivery bots

-January 24th, 2017
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Mercedes-Benz Vans has invested in Starship Technologies, a start-up in the development of ground-based, autonomous delivery robots.

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CES: BlackBerry QNX launches new car OS

-January 5th, 2017
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At CES in Las Vegas this week, BlackBerry announced its QNX Software Development Platform 7.0. This 64-bit OS is said to raise the bar for security and performance in cars.

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CES: Volvo adds Skype to cars

-January 3rd, 2017
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At this year’s CES, Volvo announced that it will introduce Skype for Business to its new 90 Series cars.

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Uber, Volvo, team up for self-driving in SF

-December 21st, 2016
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Uber is expanding its self-driving pilot to San Francisco, California, using specially-converted self-driving Volvo XC90 premium SUVs.

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How we sell our cars

-December 5th, 2016
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A recent survey has revealed that many South Africans wont get a fair deal when selling their car through a dealership, but at the same time many are worried about the security implications when selling privately.

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Volvo builds high-tech concierge into cars

-November 30th, 2016
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Volvo Cars has announced a new way for customers to interact with their vehicles - a concierge service which will form part of the Volvo On Call smartphone-based service offering.

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SYNC 3 drives into SA

-November 23rd, 2016
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The latest generation of Ford's communications and entertainment system is set to make its South African debut this year when the high-tech new Sync 3 is launched on the Ford Kuga, Mustang, Ranger and Everest.

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