South African tobacco farmers could grow jet fuel in the near future.
What Happens To A Nissan Leaf Electric Car At A Gas Station?
The Nissan Leaf is launching in South Africa, and perplexing gas station attendants.Stephen Edelstein
What Do African Medics Drive? This One Has A Subaru Forester
On major drive events, including our May tour of South Africa’s Garden Route in new 2014 Subaru Forester XTs, organizers often include a medic among the team. This ensures prompt response to emergencies when the group may be hours from the nearest medical facility. From broken bones to insect...John Voelcker
2009 Volkswagen CitiGolf: Driving a Brand-New Retro Rabbit
Most car sites run test drives of new cars. That is, cars that you can actually buy. And now for something completely different: A test drive of an almost-brand-new, 35-year-old, 1975 Volkswagen Rabbit. It's not called that; it's called the 2009 Volkswagen CitiGolf. Same car, though--just check the...John Voelcker
A Tale of Two Toyota Corollas: U.S. Buyers Get More For Less
When auto editors go on vacation, we rent cars too. Which is how a pair of very plain 2010 Toyota Corollas in South Africa taught us a few lessons about fuel economy, green value, and what other countries drive. The bottom line: U.S. buyers get a lot more car, for a lot less money, than elsewhere...John Voelcker