Mitsubishi to unveil chunky concept at Geneva ’19

GENEVA, Switzerland – Mitsubishi Motors will have an Engelberg (it’s a winter sports resort) Tourer Concept at the 2019 annual auto show here from March 5. READ MORE Mitsubishi features on Carman’s Corner The automaker says the vehicle will show off developments in SUV styling (well, just cop the image above, again!) and practicality with a focus…

2019 Ford Tourneo: Eight seats, choice of turbodiesel power

Custom people-mover ‘with bold exterior style’ Two front, six rear, fold ‘n tumble, seats Two specs of 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engine PRETORIA, South Africa – Ford SA has introduced a new version of its Tourneo Custom with, it says, ”an extensively revised and more premium interior” and a re-designed nose with a five-bar chromed grille….

Sick of being car-sick? Here’s an answer from Citroën

PARIS, France – More than 30-million people in Europe are believed to succumb to chronic travel sickness so automaker Citroën has created SeeTROËN, the first eyewear intended to eliminate motion sickness. The principle is said to be simple – the lenses contain a coloured liquid that maintains the horizon line to resolve conflict between vision…

Gold mine in your garage! Brits go Airbnb with their cars

Let your car out of the garage for income Mobile Airbnb the new concept in UK Some folk earning as much as R9250 a month LONDON, England – Here’s something of which you must be seeing more and more, every day, and hundreds of thousands of property owners are coining it with accommodation that makes…

At last! You can take your Rolls off-road – anywhere

‘Possibly the most anticipated Rolls-Royce of all time’ Named after giant diamond mined in South Africa. All-terrain, high-body for authentic off-road travel LONDON, England -When Rolls-Royce announced three years ago that it would launch a super-luxury on/off-roader to be called the Cullinan, an all-terrain three-boxer, it was because the seriously, seriously, rich around the world…

Flat tyre? Read this for sensible (perhaps life-saving!) advice

Check tyres before you leave home Know where the jack is – and how to use it  First task: call freeway emergency service LONDON, England – Sometimes the roads we drive on can be unpredictable,hich can cause a tyre puncture. This could mean cancelling our plans and waiting in a safe place for the breakdown…

No more happy SA holidays for 510 men, women and kids

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Transport Minister Blade Nzimande, announcing the Easter 2018 toll on human life, has exposed a  14% increase in road deaths over the Easter holiday period (March 29-April 9) over the same period in 2017. Its a period that coincides with national school holidays and to put that horrendous number into perspective it…

Kids could clean up with water-saving screen wipers

German juvenile geniuses score bigtime Auto refilling of screenwasher designed Why had nobody thought of this idea? BRENTWOOD, England – So, how come the brilliant brains of the automotive industry didn’t hit on this great idea despite 50 years of windscreen washers…? We just hope the kids’ve copyrighted it for, if they have, they’ll probably…

Video: Take your supercar skating on thick ice

Briggs Auto celebrates second winter driving experience  Mono Ice Driving Experience goes to extremes The ‘ultimate piece of motorsport equipment STOCKHOLM, Sweden – UK-based Briggs Automotive is has had a second running of its Mono Ice Driving Experience on Sweden’s frozen lakes, calling it ”a high-intensity test in the greatest driver’s car of them all…

Easter coming: Don’t celebrate Jesus’ death by killing yourself

Happy Easter – hope to see you back home Your and your family’s lives are in your hands Simply, from The Corner, don’t drive like an asshole JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – OK, it’s that time of the year again to start reminding drivers of the perils of the bi-directional Easter holiday road rush… no, don’t click…

Towing hitches: Here’s how to avoid them

Preparation and checks vital for road safety Remember to check the tyre treads Balance the load, check the ball hitch THIS FEATURE is sourced from the UK where towing conditions, on or off-road, are much the same as here in South Africa Nevertheless, that island nations averages 4800 towing incidents a year with most on…