Phuti Mpyane Senior motoring writer

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.

Meet the CityBug – SA's smallest and most affordable electric car

Motoring

The question: “Would you buy an electric car?” gets varied answers from South Africans but their high cost, the ...

The BMW X3 has had a facelift that ticks all the right boxes

Motoring

The BMW X3 formula for a family vehicle that balances practicality, luxury, performance and all-surface capability ...

FIRST DRIVE | New 2021 Lexus ES gets sharper styling and improved tech

Motoring

If you’re an outlier who is still keen on luxury sedans despite their dwindling sales, the Lexus ES range has been ...

FIRST DRIVE | New 2021 Isuzu MU-X gets more brains, brawn and beauty

Motoring

In terms of sales the Isuzu MU-X has remained largely obscured by the popular Toyota Fortuner. That's not to say it ...

Car semiconductor shortages may trigger job losses in SA

News

The automotive sector recovery is under way after a severe beating from the  Covid-19 pandemic, as seen through ...

Classic Porsche 911s get wired for an electric future

Motoring

Everrati, founded in 2019, is a UK company whose motto is “Future Proofing Past Masters.” It replaces combustion ...

REVIEW | 2021 Hyundai i20 can spar with the best in the business

Motoring

Judged on its monthly sales figures, it’s fair to say that anyone looking for an average family hatchback defaults to ...

Everything you need to know about the Lamborghini Huracán STO

Motoring

Lamborghini’s Huracán STO is a street-approved version crafted loosely on the wild Super Trofeo EVO one-make race car. ...

Limited edition Shelby Mustangs now available in SA

Motoring

In modified Ford Mustang folklore, the Shelby badge is perched right up there on the pecking order of bucking bronco ...