BMW, Nissan to expand SA green cars plug-in network

2015-05-25 19:42

BMW and Nissan's South Africa units will build a national grid for electric and hybrid cars to expand sales of vehicles that could reduce pollution in the country.

BMW set to employ 8 000 new workers

2015-03-01 17:10

German carmaker BMW has announced that it will take on a record 8 000 new workers worldwide in light of its continuing commercial success.

BMW goes solar with an innovative carport

2015-01-12 14:09

BMW showed off its vision for charging electric cars at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The concept is a solar powered carport system capable of generating and storing energy.

BMW tries out London car-share scheme

2014-12-05 08:30

BMW has launched its car-sharing service in London, barely six months after Daimler has said it was shutting its equivalent initiative in Britain.

PUMA extends BMW deal

2014-10-01 13:45

PUMA has extended its partnership with BMW Motorsport, announcing a multi-year renewal of its contract with motorsport brand.

BMW, VW still going as strike hits GM, Ford

2014-07-14 11:20

A two-week pay strike by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA is taking a toll on companies supplying components to the automobile sector.

BMW rebuked over 'stolen!' ad

2014-07-01 09:01

BMW has been rebuked over a controversial billboard featuring the outline of a Mini Cooper, with a large hole where the car should be, and the wording “Drive it like it’s stolen!”

BMW driver held after FS head-on crash

2013-12-13 18:01

A man has been arrested after a taxi driver died and 15 people were injured in a head-on collision near Odendaalsrus.

Davies: BMW not going anywhere

2013-10-09 19:27

German car manufacturer BMW is not ceasing its production in South Africa, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Productivity the name of game, says BMW

2013-10-07 16:49

SA's manufacturing industry should debate the issue of productivity if it wants to lure more investments, says a BMW spokesperson.


BMW's sales crown scrutinised as profits shrink

2015-03-18 16:40

Record sales of high-performance cars meant big profits at BMW, but sales of competitors have caught up and profits are shrinking, leaving the industry mulling its profit formula.

Car parking app turns to crowdfunding

2015-02-15 09:52

JustPark, a London-based start-up that launched the world's first in-car parking app, is nearly half way to achieving a 1 million pound equity fundraising target.

BMW's long-time CEO to step down

2014-12-10 08:07

German luxury carmaker BMW says its long-time CEO, Norbert Reithofer, will step down next year and be replaced by board member Harald Krueger.

Businesses go green, little faith in UN plan

2014-10-16 18:05

Big businesses say they will not deter from green investment because it makes economic sense, despite the UN process being bogged down by disputes.

Strike slams brakes on another auto giant

2014-07-14 16:56

Toyota has joined Ford and General Motors to suspend production at one of its plants as a manufacturing workers' strike hits suppliers of car components.

Numsa to continue talks to halt strike

2014-07-07 19:20

Numsa spokesperson Castro Ngobese says wage talks to settle the strike will resume on Tuesday, offering some hope to the industrial sector.

E-tolls, strikes dominate business news

2013-12-27 15:41

Here is your round-up of the top three business news events that sparked debate in the year that was.

Yet another strike hits transport industry

2013-11-14 12:56

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union has gone on strike in demand of higher wages, the union says.

No plans to reverse expansion freeze - BMW

2013-10-08 08:27

BMW says its parent company's negative perception of SA won't change overnight, and "certainly not by a strike ending that should have ended weeks ago".

Numsa rejects BMW 'blackmail'

2013-10-07 07:55

Numsa says it rejects the 'blackmail by BMW', as the German car maker says it will no longer consider expanding production in SA because of the labour unrest.

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