This week, Los Angeles hosts the last major international motor show of the year, at a time when motor manufacturer support for these glitzy and expensive expos is dwindling. But in the shadow of Hollywood, at least seven newcomers deserve superstar status.
Long gone are the days of the Mini being mini. In its current iteration, it’s a compact but full-featured and premium-positioned hatch, available in a dizzying array of models and configurations. With five-door practicality and plenty of pep, the Cooper S hatch promises to be the pick of the Mini bunch.
Smoke and mirrors do not put food on the table for the poor. In short: from a government on whose watch massive State Capture was effected with dubious links to individuals in the ruling party, to its electorate on whose behalf it governs, this statement of intent declared no intent to alleviate their plight, no attempt to redress the impact that the regressive VAT increase has had on exacerbating their hunger, no promise of a better future.
OP-ED: Tiso Blackstar calls on Iqbal Survé to stop misrepresentations, blatant lies and inflammatory accusations
Tiso Blackstar has responded to an attack by Iqbal Survé, executive chair of the Sekunjalo Group, which owns Independent Media, issuing him with a public challenge and an opportunity to silence his critics with facts. As we feel this is an important milestone in the Tiso/Independent conflict, we publish their letter here in full.
Su-bah-ru, or Suba-roo? Which ever way you pronounce it, everyone agrees that Subaru, that refreshingly off-beat Japanese auto maker, builds some pretty decent vehicles. And most of those offer a degree of versatility not typical of mainstream models. That’s particularly true of the Outback estate.
Travel through Africa, and you’re likely to see a lot of Peugeot cars: especially old 404s and 504s, harking back to the 1960s and ‘70s, and still going strong. But in South Africa, modern Peugeots like the 308 hatchback are a less frequent sight. So what’s the problem?
While the robust looks and raised stance typical of SUVs seem to be universally appealing, not everyone can afford the real thing. Ford’s Ecosport links a small-car footprint and affordability to SUV attitude. But is the flagship Titanium model the best option?