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Denis Droppa Group motoring editor

Denis Droppa has spent 28 years as a motoring journalist on two and four wheels, covering new-model launches, road tests, motorsport, and the motor industry.

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Toyota set to gradually reopen flood-damaged factory

Toyota SA has resumed some operations at its Prospecton plant near Durban, which was closed due to extensive damage ...

Motoring

These are the top-selling cars around the world

SA car buyers are enamoured with bakkies, small hatchbacks and compact crossovers, but it’s interesting to look at what ...

Motoring

Review: Rear-wheel steer Mercedes C200 is a true driver’s car

Downsized turbo engine and high tech guide Merc’s best-selling model into a new era

Motoring

REVIEW | 2022 Nissan Navara 2.5 SE 4X4 is a hardy workhorse let down by bone-shaking ride

When Nissan SA started building the Navara at its Rosslyn plant in 2021 after previously importing it, the one-tonne ...

Motoring

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is your 2022 World Car of the Year

Hyundai scooped the honours at the 2022 World Car of the Year awards, with its battery-powered Ioniq 5 declared the ...

Motoring

These were SA's 20 best-selling new vehicles in March

Despite supply constraints caused by global component shortages, new-vehicle sales in SA continued to fly in March.

Motoring

New car sales continue to fly in March

With 50,607 units it was the highest monthly total since pre-pandemic October 2019

Motoring

Top three finalists in 2022 World Car of the Year awards announced

EVs dominate as international motoring journalists vote for the best cars of 2022

Motoring

SA slowly trickles towards an electric future

Although reports of petrol reaching R40/l seem far-fetched, recent fuel hikes might make more South Africans consider ...

Motoring

FIRST DRIVE | The 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 is a savage serving of sound and fury

Driving the Porsche GT3 feels like attacking King’s Landing on a dragon, writes Denis Droppa