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JLR signs deal with Fortescue for advanced EV battery intelligence technologies in luxury vehicles

JLR signs deal with Fortescue for advanced EV battery intelligence technologies in luxury vehicles

By Tristan Wiggill | May 23, 2024

JLR has signed a multi-year deal to use Fortescue’s advanced battery intelligence software, Elysia, in its next-generation electric vehicles. The software will help enhance JLR’s luxury vehicles with improved battery longevity, safety, and performance. Starting with the new Range Rover Electric, launching later this year, Fortescue’s Elysia software will monitor all future JLR EVs. This…

Hot Hyundai IONIQ 5 N bags 2 more coveted awards

Hot Hyundai IONIQ 5 N bags 2 more coveted awards

By Tristan Wiggill | May 21, 2024

The multiple award-winning Hyundai IONIQ 5 N has added two more coveted honours to its expanding trophy cabinet by being named Best EV Hot Hatch at the 2024 TopGear.com Electric Awards, and being named the best electric performance car in the world by CAR Magazine. Now in their fifth year, the annual TopGear.com Electric Awards…

The updated Mercedes-Benz GLB: The most spacious compact SUV with even more attractive equipment

The updated Mercedes-Benz GLB: The most spacious compact SUV with even more attractive equipment

By Tristan Wiggill | May 20, 2024

Numerous innovations and more extensive standard equipment – Mercedes-Benz is making the spacious GLB compact SUV even more attractive for customers. The redesigned front bumper with visual underbody protection points to its off-road genes. The SUV radiator grille with four horizontal louvres and central star underlines this impression. The athletic shoulder shape, with coherently modelled…

Stellantis Announces Changes in Leadership Team

Stellantis Announces Changes in Leadership Team

By Tristan Wiggill | May 20, 2024

Stellantis today announced the following organizational changes, effective June 1, 2024. Chris Feuell is appointed Ram brand CEO in addition to her current responsibility as Chrysler brand CEO, replacing Timothy Kuniskis who has decided to retire after nearly 32 years with the Company. Chris will continue to lead the electric transformation of the Chrysler brand…

Toyota South Africa Motors Thrills at Nampo 2024

Toyota South Africa Motors Thrills at Nampo 2024

By Tristan Wiggill | May 17, 2024

NAMPO Park, Bothaville: The maize jewel of the country is the backdrop for Toyota South Africa Motors’ (TSAM) showcase at the prestigious annual event. TSAM’s interpretation of the theme “Agriculture in a Digital Age”, was more of an outdoor/agricultural take incorporating plant life in the form of hay bales and natural timber finishes on the…

Mahindra South Africa is registering record numbers of visitors at this year’s Nampo Harvest Day show near Bothaville.

Mahindra celebrates milestones with largest-ever Nampo exhibit

By Tristan Wiggill | May 16, 2024

Mahindra South Africa is registering record numbers of visitors at this year’s Nampo Harvest Day show near Bothaville. This year, the group has moved to the centre of the Grain SA exhibition grounds where it has set up a larger-than-ever display of its full line-up of vehicles and agricultural equipment. One of the newly paved…

Building the Ford Ranger Locally: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Video at the Silverton Manufacturing Plant

Building the Ford Ranger Locally: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Video at the Silverton Manufacturing Plant

By Tristan Wiggill | May 15, 2024

Ford’s Silverton Manufacturing Plant, based in Pretoria, is one of five manufacturing hubs of the Ranger pickup around the world. The Ranger nameplate has quickly become one of the leading contenders in its segment and established a solid foundation for the current Ranger to continue a reputation for quality, reliability and durability. This unique video…

New Quadrifoglio Super Sport: the special limited series, a tribute to the first victory in the Mille Miglia

New Quadrifoglio Super Sport: the special limited series, a tribute to the first victory in the Mille Miglia

By Tristan Wiggill | May 15, 2024

Alfa Romeo presents the new Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio Super Sport limited special series, a new chapter in the memorable history of the symbol of noble Italian sportiness that since its inception in 1923 has represented a constant quest for technical excellence applied to competitions and production cars.   Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio Super Sport are…

Stellantis variety for all at NAMPO 2024

Stellantis variety for all at NAMPO 2024

By Tristan Wiggill | May 15, 2024

The Stellantis stand at NAMPO 2024 shares lots in common with the legendary harvest day exhibition as it celebrates connectivity for sustainable growth. The products on display from FIAT, Citroën, Alfa Romeo, the Jeep® brand, PEUGEOT and Opel are making mobility as relevant for farmers as agriculture in a digital age. “This year, NAMPO resonates…

MasterDrive shines at Simola Hillclimb

MasterDrive shines at Simola Hillclimb

By Tristan Wiggill | May 15, 2024

In the fourth consecutive year of involvement, the 2024 Simola Hillclimb became witness to MasterDrive‘s ever-expanding role in the event and the accolades achieved. Starting as the providers of safety cars, MasterDrive’s contribution has since grown exponentially. MasterDrive has extended their presence to the delivery of VIP rides, as competitors in the Hillclimb with one…

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