Motoring Technology
10 Aug

Tesla's board seeks more info on Musk's financing plan

The board has not yet received a detailed financing plan from CEO Elon Musk, who has said he will take Tesla private in a deal worth $72 billion.

8 Aug

Elon Musk says taking Tesla private is 'best path'

The move will take the electric car maker out of the glare of Wall Street as it goes through a period of rapid growth under tight financial constraints.

7 Aug

Ford lets users automatically SYNC to new SUV

The motoring company releases its latest compact SUV in SA, the EcoSport, with the two higher range models featuring the SYNC 3 infotainment system.


Used car business gets dose of online honesty

Launching next month, will pre-inspect each used car before it is put on the site, so buyers know exactly what they are bidding for.

Jul 18, 2018

e.GO, Software AG collaborate

The European 4.0 Transformation Center and Software AG have announced a partnership for the digital transformation of e.GO Mobile's production.

Jul 3, 2018

Tesla's all-nighter fails to convince Wall Street

Tesla burning the midnight oil to meet a Model 3 target does not persuade Wall Street it can sustain that production pace.

Jun 27, 2018

Uber wins London licence to avoid ban

The ride-hailing company won a probationary licence to operate in London, in a partial victory for its new chief executive.

Jun 25, 2018

5G to improve safety of self-driving cars: Gartner

The low latency and high speed that 5G networks promise could lead to safe execution of human-led remote control of such vehicles, it says.

Jun 19, 2018

Tesla CEO alleges employee 'sabotage'

Elon Musk sends an e-mail informing staff that a Tesla employee conducted "extensive and damaging sabotage" to the company's operations.

Jun 15, 2018

Audi wants to connect electric cars to homes

The motoring manufacturer creates a system that connects its electric vehicle to the user's home and, in some cases, makes use of solar power to charge.

Jun 14, 2018

Musk's Boring Company to build high-speed system

Chicago selects Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system.