Top motoring news in 2017

Tesla Roadster Unveiled

Elon Musk announced a surprise new vehicle that was to be“the fastest production car ever made”. The Tesla Roadster would be capable of achieving 0-60mph in less than 2 seconds, the first car to ever to break the mark. Production is expected to begin in 2020.

Image credit: @ElonMusk/Twitter

Prepare for a Fuel Price Increase this Month

A weaker rand puts a damper on the festive season as motorists have to pay an extra 74c a litre for petrol, and 63c for diesel.Another reason for the extra cost is the increases in international fuel prices in November.

Child Car Seat Campaign Raises Awareness

Imperial Road Safety’s Car Seats for Kids campaign aim was to raise awareness of child safety on South African roads and the importance of buckling up while driving. 259 car seats were collected from donors, restored, checked for safety, and distribution to families in need.

Is this the End of Aston Martin?

A Brexit no-deal could mean the end of production for the icon of British Motoring, the Aston Martin. Chief of finance Mark Wilson explained that a no-deal would mean British cars would lose the certification they needed in order to be sold in the European Union. He added: "We're a British company. We produce our cars exclusively in Britain and will continue to do so.”

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