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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Best EVs not for sale in SA

    Best EVs not for sale in SA While the number of electric vehicle (EV) models on sale in South Africa has jumped in the past few years, many of the world's best-reviewed options are unavailable locally. There were nearly 30 distinct EV models on sale in South Africa at the end of 2023, with...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Electric cars with solar roofs are gaining popularity

    Electric cars with solar roofs are gaining popularity For about 40 years, car companies, startups and DIY enthusiasts have been pursuing the plug-less electric car, one that could wirelessly recharge via photons. But as logistical and economic hurdles continue to stymie those projects, the...
  3. Jan

    Kia and Hyundai release software update due to TikTok car theft challenge

    TikTok car theft challenge forces Kia and Hyundai software update Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia have started offering free anti-theft software updates for 8.3 million vehicles targeted by thieves inspired by a viral challenge on social media app TikTok. The US National Highway...
  4. Tech_

    Hyundai i10 Service

    Hi All My missus’ i10 is due for 120 000km service and got told by Hyundai The Glen it will cost over R7k for the service, I’m not a massive car enthusiast but even I know something isn’t right with that amount. I wanted to know if anyone knows of any good mechs in Jhb who I can send the car to...
  5. Jan

    Hyundai incorporates e-Corner "crab driving" tech in Ioniq 5 EV

    Hyundai shows off crab-walking Ioniq electric car After first showing off the technology at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2018, Hyundai has incorporated e-Corner into an Ioniq 5 EV that was on display at CES 2023, Engadget reports. While it will likely still be a while until the...
  6. Jan

    Best-selling car brands in South Africa for 2022

    South Africa's best-selling car brands Toyota is the most popular car brand in South Africa, and by some margin, with the manufacturer selling 62,234 more vehicles in 2022 than the next best-selling brand, Volkswagen. According to data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers...
  7. Jan

    Uber rolls out robotaxis even as self-driving car hype wanes

    Uber launches robotaxis Uber Technologies Inc. is launching its first robotaxi service, reaffirming the company’s commitment for a self-driving taxi fleet even as the hype around autonomous vehicles fades. The San Francisco-based company is partnering with Motional, which is an autonomous...
  8. Jan

    Hackers uncover serious vulnerabilities that let them remotely unlock and start cars

    Serious security bugs allowed hackers to remotely unlock and start millions of cars Yuga Labs security researchers discovered severe vulnerabilities in Hyundai's mobile apps and a smart vehicle platform used by multiple carmakers, both of which allowed hackers to remotely control several...
  9. Jan

    Buttons better than touchscreens in cars - Swedish test

    Test shows how rubbish car touchscreens are compared to buttons Swedish car publication Vi Bilägare recently performed a test which showed that physical dashboard buttons in cars were much easier and faster to use than touchscreens. The publication had drivers perform four tasks — including...
  10. Jan

    New car shortage in South Africa - manufacturers respond

    Bad news for new car buyers in South Africa Many of South Africa's popular car brands are experiencing stock level problems due to a global shortage of semiconductors and other supply chain disruptions. Some modern vehicles now boast thousands of chips to monitor, manage, and control various...
  11. Fulcrum29

    Hyundai Motor Pays Tribute to Original Grandeur Flagship Sedan with Heritage Series EV Resto-mod

    I will buy this. https://www.hyundai.com/worldwide/en/company/newsroom/hyundai-motor-pays-tribute-to-original-grandeur-flagship-sedan-with-heritage-series-ev-resto-mod-0000016755?type=RES&category=News&listPageUrl=newsroom I also have no idea whether this has already been posted, but damn, it...
  12. dawidmsnyders

    Hyundai expects to have fully functional flying cars by 2030, and they want them automated by 2035

    Hyundai expects to have fully functional flying cars by 2030, and they want them automated by 2035 Hyundai is spending huge amounts of money on developing flying vehicles, and the company expects to launch its first flying cars by 2030. Michael Cole, Executive of Hyundai’s European operations...
  13. J

    Hyundai Accent 2015 1.6 Fluid Manual Intermittent Clutch Failure

    Hyundai accent 2015 1.6 fluid manual. Brand new clutch and Master slave cylinder installed. The clutch has also been bled a couple of days ago however the issue still persists. When driving the vehicle for more that 30 to 40 minutes the clutch starts releasing slower and slower until it starts...
  14. W

    Hyundai i20 knocking/tapping like engine sound in 4th/5th gear

    Hi all, 2010 model with 166 000 on the clock, has been serviced at Hyundai it's whole life. Vehicle is in CPT central and serviced at Hyundai Paarden Eiland the last few times. Hyundai can't find the issue, and possibly because it only happens in 4th/5th gear when the engine is under high load...
  15. A

    Hyundai Creta Push Button Start

    Hi guys. Hoping someone can help me. I’m buying a new Creta and, in spite of all the extras it comes with, I was surprised that it doesn’t come with a push button start or keyless entry. Does anyone know if this can be retrofitted at Hyundai?
  16. S

    Drove with bonnet unlatched

    Hi everyone. So I took my car in for a service today and I drove away from the dealership, drove about 20Km to get home, left the car parked for about an hour and then went I went back I discovered that the bonnet was unlatched and there was something dripping from the front. After I closed the...
  17. S

    Should front wheels turn when in park

    So I took ny car in for a safety check, they put it up on they lifter and tested everything. I left the car in park with the hand break up. So I noticed when they turned the front wheels, it still turned and the back wheels were locked in place. After they were done and I was ready to leave, had...
  18. A

    2019 Hyundai Elantra Apple CarPlay Help??

    I recently bought a brand new Hyundai Elantra. It doesn't come standard with Apple CarPlay but I've seen on many sites that US owners have the option of downloading it to their head unit by entering their VIN number on the MyHyundai Website. I've tried this with my VIN and a fake US address but...
  19. C

    Affordable Cars

    I stumbled upon a brand called Neuwai which is a South Korean brand that makes affordable electric vehicles. They are planning on entering the South African market next year This car below features a modular design so you can just take the back off and put the part you need, so if you want a...
  20. K

    First car decision

    So I need to buy my first car and I’ve calculated what I can afford and what I’d like at I am trying to decide between my two favourite options (open to other suggestions) Needs to be an automatic and relatively comfy because of my arthritis. Should I get a brand new Hyundai grand i10 or a 1...
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