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Approaching a turn at ease with a sudden pull of the handbrake without completely locking the rear wheel, is what street racers call ‘drifting’. And who would have known that ‘drift racing’ originates from the mountain roads of Japan by ‘Drift King’, Keiichi Tsuchiya. As racers learned the drift technique, the racing style became highly…

Think back to your street racing days. You had fun, unleashed your inner tyke and rebelled against the norms of society… on the roads, of course. CarZar reminisces on the good old days when Honda VTEC took Volkswagen VR6 to the streets. Here is a bit of background about the racing legends. Honda started tinkering…

After establishing the Ford Motor Company in 1903, Henry Ford (1863-1947) steam rolled the first Model T in 1908; and manufactured the world’s first moving assembly car line in 1913. Today, Ford is revolutionizing mass-production methods in line with the global Modern Age. And this is thanks to decades of improving constructions of production plants…

From 9km/h to over 400km/h in 139 years, take a walk through the history of the automobile industry. We drive them every day without thinking twice, but it’s about the evolutionary steps in technology that have made them what they are today. The ‘automobile’ dates its humble beginnings back to a toy, built for a…

Dogs are attracting the eyes of vehicle designers and manufacturers. The result? Nissan has offered dogs a great ‘paw’ deal when it comes to cars, especially those dogs who have to deal with long road trips. The car is based on the highly-attractive Nissan X-Trail. Although the human-centered tweaks are not noticeable, the vehicle’s new…

South African motorists have been feeling the ‘junk’ energy since the country’s downgrade to junk status, by international credit rating agencies. According to TransUnion’s SA Vehicle Pricing Index, the automotive industry had experienced a 3.7% strengthening in the Rand performance, in the first quarter of 2017 – however, this clearly didn’t go according to plan……

Mother’s Day is approaching and you’ve probably been wondering, “What can I get my mom?” “Maybe something that will add value to her life?” In today’s Modern Age, there are many mom’s who own vehicles and enjoy driving around; and what better way to show your moms that you care, by keeping our her safe…

General Motors has announced its shocking withdrawal from the South African market. The American auto-giant plans to stop building and selling Chevrolet vehicles in South Africa by the end of 2017. After a 13-year South African venture, the 18th of May 2017 has seen GM place it’s gear in reverse and phasing out manufacturing in…

Ford’s global CEO, Mark Fields, has pulled the brakes on his career and switched off his engine. However, talks of Fields’ reveals that he may have actually received the boot? Replacing him will be former Steelcase CEO, Jim Hackett. After 28 years, Mark Fields has reached the end of his career with global auto brand,…

Attempted vehicle heist: Shootings at OR Tambo International Airport are increasing to a point where citizens need to be prepared for a shooting that might occur right now. In Pretoria, street footage near OR Tambo airport has revealed a victim of yet another shooting. Prior to the shooting, the surveillance footage have also revealed six…