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Mercedes-Benz S-Class on automated test drive in South Africa

Mercedes-Benz S-Class on automated test drive in South Africa

Road traffic in South Africa presents some very special challenges: different road surfaces, wildlife on rural roads and many pedestrians in the city as well as in the interurban traffic who often cross lanes completely unexpectedly. Automated and autonomous vehicles have to be aware of these peculiarities and respond in […]

Formula E car versus cheetah (w/VIDEO)

Formula E car versus cheetah (w/VIDEO)

The electric single-seater Formula E series is growing in popularity, with a boost by the participation of an increasing number of carmakers who are moving in the direction of electric cars in the near future. The series gives them exposure as EV manufacturers and will help as the transition into […]

The Nissan Star Wars fleet (w/VIDEO)

The Nissan Star Wars fleet (w/VIDEO)

After an earlier collaboration with Lucasfilm, Nissan has expanded its association with the Star Wars movie by creating seven Star Wars-themed concept vehicles which are now in display at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The latest collaboration for the new movie – Star Wars: The Last Jedi – sees the carmaker […]

Nominees for the 2018 European Car of the Year

Nominees for the 2018 European Car of the Year

While last year saw two Japanese models (produced in Europe) picked as nominees for the European Car of the Year (COTY) award, there are none in this year’s list of 7 nominees. However, Asian brands are still represented as the Stinger by Kia is among the seven. The Korean GT […]