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.

SA car sales accelerate in September

News

New-vehicle sales in SA continued their recovery in September but the knock-on effects of the July looting disruptions ...

Ineos Grenadier will reach SA in October 2022, pricing confirmed

Motoring

The order books for the Ineos Grenadier, the rugged British 4x4 inspired by the original Land Rover Defender, will ...

Toyota launches thrifty new Corolla and Rav4 hybrid models

Motoring

Hybrid cars haven’t exactly zoomed out of local showrooms, given their ability to provide strong performance with low ...

REVIEW | New 2021 Haval H6 raises the bar for the Chinese brand

Motoring

Classy-looking aluminium speaker grilles get your attention as you climb aboard the new Haval H6. Where have we seen ...

How to get the best price when selling your vehicle

Motoring

Used-car prices in SA are rising due to increased demand for high-quality used stock, making it a seller’s market

Five thrilling supercars you’ve probably never heard of

Motoring

These tar-shredding boutique specials are only for the chosen few

SA shoppers express more interest in electric cars

News

South Africans shopping for cars are beginning to show a stronger interest in electric vehicles (EVs). AutoTrader’s ...

Riots put the brakes on car sales and services

Motoring

Fear keeps car shoppers at home while some dealers close or clear their showrooms

REVIEW | Haval scales new heights with value-packed Jolion

Motoring

SA consumers have shown little appetite for low-quality Chinese cars in spite of their bargain price tags, which saw ...

Five top motoring innovations of 2020

Motoring

From solar-powered cars to "see-through" bonnets, these clever ideas turned science fiction into reality