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Phuti Mpyane Senior Motoring Correspondent

Cars have been a surefire passion for Phuti Mpyane even as a tyke. This was intensified 16 years ago when he joined the ranks of SA motoring journalism. He is now a senior motoring writer at Business Day.


Lesufi announces Gauteng to get new vehicle number plates

Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi announced on Tuesday that new vehicle registration plates will be introduced from April ...


New Ford Ranger bakkie available with factory-approved SVI armouring

The armouring kits can be financed through Ford's dealerships


WATCH | Tired of traffic? Switchblade flying car makes successful maiden flight

The three-wheeler has a 200km/h top speed on the road and can reach 322km/h in the air.


Queen Elizabeth’s Range Rover goes on auction

This third-generation Range Rover is a special vehicle that is going on auction on November 11 in Birmingham, UK.


REVIEW | Keep it basic and the VW Polo Life is a great buy

It has been 20 months since we first drove the face-lifted Volkswagen Polo at its launch event, and 15 months since ...


Pricey Volkswagen Amarok PanAmericana excels at work and play

Many may have mocked Volkswagen when it entered the competitive double-cab bakkie segment with the Amarok, but can the ...


Fully-electrified Volkswagen Golf 9 is coming in 2028

The Mk8 seems to be the last Golf with ICE engines and electrified 'R' brand tags with all-wheel drive underpinnings.


It's finally the end of the road for the much-loved Audi R8

It’s official. The Audi R8 is being sent out to pasture in 2024. In a ceremonial move, the model will this week take ...


FIRST DRIVE | Getting to grips with the R1m Isuzu D-Max AT35

This formidable off-roader sports a bespoke suspension lift kit and large 35-inch wheels.


Big Mazda CX-60 mixes sporty driving with family practicality

There’s a concern or two but the big SUV makes up for it with good looks, practicality and a fun drive.