Jaguar SUV: Is it the quickest way to get over BMW X5?

Jaguar E-Pace

SATopShops Jaguar, the luxury car brand, seems to be taking a bold swipe at its rival BMW in an imaginative move to capture a piece of the market for its SUVs. That’s if our interpretation of a billboard advert of the Jaguar E-Pace, spotted in Centurion, Pretoria, is anything to go by. The Jaguar Centurion … Read moreJaguar SUV: Is it the quickest way to get over BMW X5?

The VW Bus is back as ID Buzz, and it’s electric

Our goal is clear: we want to make the fully electric, fully connected car a bestseller around the world. The iconic car of the electric age must be a Volkswagen. SATopShops Volkswagen is set to bring back the Microbus in electric vehicle format called I.D. Buzz. It takes the shape of the original VW Microbus which … Read moreThe VW Bus is back as ID Buzz, and it’s electric

Merc flirts with the future of sharing economy with Private Car Sharing app

Ujuh Reporter and Tech Financials The new Mercedes Benze A-Class comes with a private car sharing app that speaks to the future of the sharing economy. The app called Mercedes me allows the new compact car to be shared with a specified group of users, friends, family, colleagues or any other social network. The initiative panders to … Read moreMerc flirts with the future of sharing economy with Private Car Sharing app

Uber can’t be ethical – its business model won’t allow it

AlesiaKan / Shutterstock.com Murray Goulden, University of Nottingham Following TfL’s decision to withdraw Uber’s license to operate in London, there has been a widespread picking over of the ride-hailing app’s recent history – and speculation about its future. A fairly common conclusion is that Uber needs to become more ethical if it is to survive. … Read moreUber can’t be ethical – its business model won’t allow it

How did the VW camper turn into a £90,000 icon?

Chris Ebbert, Nottingham Trent University Only a handful of cars have ever managed to be considered both cute and cool at the same time. Fewer still acquire the kind of status that makes them sought-after collectors’ pieces in old age. Volkswagen’s original camper van has been firmly in this category for some time, and its … Read moreHow did the VW camper turn into a £90,000 icon?