news How vehicle crime has evolved over the past 25 years How vehicle crime has evolved over the past 25 years Usually, looking back 25 years can be nostalgic. However, when the focus is on vehicle crime, it is unlikely to evoke sentimentality but can paint a very insightful picture
news Ferrari boss has zero fears over electric future Ferrari boss has zero fears over electric future Ferrari, the sports car maker synonymous with roaring petrol engines, welcomes the shift to electric powertrains and is confident of retaining its lead in the market for high ...
news When the chips are down: global shortage to keep crimping carmakers When the chips are down: global shortage to keep crimping carmakers BMW and Stellantis became the latest major carmakers to warn on Tuesday that the global semiconductor chip shortage that has bedeviled the industry this year will drag on ...
news New car sales nosedived in July New car sales nosedived in July The momentum being gathered in SA’s new vehicle sales recovery was given a harsh blow during July as civil protests tore through large parts of the country. In addition, the ...
news India's top carmaker sees hydrogen as 'interesting alternative' India's top carmaker sees hydrogen as 'interesting alternative' The use of hydrogen power for mobility is an "interesting alternative" for India, especially as it would reduce dependence on lithium imports, the chairman of Maruti Suzuki, ...
news Toyota's Johan van Zyl dies Toyota's Johan van Zyl dies Toyota remained SA's market leader under his watchful eye.
news Motorists to be hit with hefty fuel price increase in August Motorists to be hit with hefty fuel price increase in August All fuel types will be more expensive in August when the department of mineral resources and energy adjusts fuel prices.
news Tom Hanks puts his custom Airstream caravan on auction Tom Hanks puts his custom Airstream caravan on auction Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get. For instance, an Airstream caravan owned by actor Tom Hanks
news Petrol’s bullish recovery could fizzle on rising infection rates Petrol’s bullish recovery could fizzle on rising infection rates The summer rebound in global fuel demand could be turning into a slowdown, as analysts expect petrol consumption to taper off due to resurgent coronavirus cases and structural ...
news Tesla sales surge 98%; company boosts margins on its less-costly models Tesla sales surge 98%; company boosts margins on its less-costly models Tesla Inc posted a bigger second-quarter profit than expected on Tuesday thanks to sharply higher sales of its less-expensive electric vehicles, as it raised prices to boost its ...
news GM and Cruise demand Ford drops ‘BlueCruise’ name GM and Cruise demand Ford drops ‘BlueCruise’ name General Motors Co and its Cruise robo-taxi subsidiary said on Saturday they will take action to stop Ford Motor Co from using the name "BlueCruise" to market its hands-free ...
news 'Risky Business' Porsche 928 heads to auction 'Risky Business' Porsche 928 heads to auction 1983 saw the release of "Risky Business" – a coming-of-age flick that launched the career of Tom Cruise. Directed by Paul Brickman and co-starring 1980s heartthrob Rebecca de ...
news Daimler to invest more than €40bn in electric vehicles by 2030 Daimler to invest more than €40bn in electric vehicles by 2030 Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler said on Thursday it would invest more than €40bn (roughly R684bn) between 2022 and 2030 to develop battery electric vehicles (EVs), and from 2025 all ...
news Mercedes vows to be ready for car markets going electric-only Mercedes vows to be ready for car markets going electric-only Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz is accelerating its electric-vehicle push to defend its position as the world’s best-selling luxury-car maker through a historic industry transformation
news Health-conscious Hamilton invests in green-drink company Health-conscious Hamilton invests in green-drink company Lewis Hamilton is investing in a green-drink business as the British racing driver and others capitalise on demand for health and wellness products
news SA shoppers express more interest in electric cars SA shoppers express more interest in electric cars South Africans shopping for cars are beginning to show a stronger interest in electric vehicles (EVs). AutoTrader’s midyear industry report shows a 211% increase in searches for ...
news Hamilton’s McLaren F1 car sells for nearly R100m Hamilton’s McLaren F1 car sells for nearly R100m It was the first time a race-winning Formula One car driven by the seven-time champion was offered to the public
news McLaren MP4-12C supercar crashes in rainy, windy Cape Town McLaren MP4-12C supercar crashes in rainy, windy Cape Town Another cold front front blew into Cape Town this week bringing icy winds and much rain – conditions that may well have contributed to the demise of this poor McLaren MP4-12C.
news Daimler says semiconductor shortage to last into 2022 Daimler says semiconductor shortage to last into 2022 Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler AG said on Wednesday that the global semiconductor shortage will last into 2022 and that the company will face the challenge of high steel, copper and ...

What to watch on Ignition TV this week (DStv channel 189)

TV HIGHLIGHT | Dream Cars: Inside The Factory

The Aston Martin v8 vantage combines British perfection with tough performance and is one of the most successful models ...

TV HIGHLIGHT | FIA Karting European Championship

From historic racing to national track series, karting to offroad bikes, IGNITION offers coverage of some of the top ...

TV HIGHLIGHT | Ultimate Rides

In this episode of Ultimate Rides, we investigate the amazing true stories of five rides lost to history that have been ...