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Ramaphosa slams GM's short notice SA exit

2017-06-14 20:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says General Motors' sudden decision to leave South Africa does not sit well with government.

Trump climate move: Elon Musk quits White House advisory panels

2017-06-02 07:40

Tesla founder Elon Musk has confirmed he will quit White House business panels in reaction to US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.

Top 10 motoring stories of the week

2017-05-26 14:31

General Motors ceasing local manufacturing, the importance of dashcams in your car, and VW gives the Up! a GTI badge... Wheels24 takes a look at some of the most interesting motoring news stories this week.

GM exit was fait accompli - Davies

2017-05-24 05:00

General Motors’ decision to exit South Africa was a fait accompli and there was nothing government could do to reverse the decision, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Ford replaces CEO in bid to transform business - report

2017-05-22 08:30

US automaker Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields amid questions about its current performance and future strategy, according to a person familiar with the situation.

General Motors to stop sales in India by 2017 year end

2017-05-19 09:23

US auto giant General Motors will stop selling cars in India by year end, it said Thursday, putting the brakes on efforts to penetrate one of the world's fastest growing markets.

Ford, Nissan, GM, Toyota report April US sales declines

2017-05-03 08:44

Ford, Nissan, General Motors and Toyota all reported US sales declines in April, strong signs that demand for cars, trucks and SUVs is starting to slow.

US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

2017-04-29 16:09

The US government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312 000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark.

GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

2017-04-24 08:48

General Motors says it plans to launch 10 electric vehicles in China by 2020 as the government presses the industry to promote alternatives to petrol.

Tesla rises above Ford as Wall Street snubs Detroit

2017-04-06 07:29

Tesla Motors has moved to within striking distance of becoming the largest US automaker by market capitalisation, a testament to Wall Street's growing ardor for Silicon Valley at Detroit's expense.

 

Investors pick Tesla's promise over GM's steady profits

2017-06-02 11:35

Investors are ignoring General Motors' size, history and profits in favour of Tesla's promise, reports the Associated Press.

PE to feel the pain as GM exits

2017-05-28 06:00

‘This is going to affect me big time since I am the sole breadwinner’ – 54-year-old worker Mlamli Vellem.

GM out SA: More than 16 000 readers believe 'its a reflection of the economy'

2017-05-24 07:59

'Heartbreaking to think some workers might walk away with nothing.', 'Very concerned and disappointed, I should have bought a Toyota Fortuner,' GM wouldn’t recognize a good car if they fell over one.'... Readers respond to General Motors pulling out of SA.

GM pull-out: 6 car brands which left SA

2017-05-23 07:40

'Every time we refuel, we’ll remember them. The six that left us in this last decade...' writes Lance Branquinho as he lists 6 car brands which left South Africa.

GM’s exit won’t spark more divestment

2017-05-21 08:27

The withdrawal of General Motors (GM) from South Africa is unlikely to be the harbinger of a larger divestment from the heavily incentivised automotive sector.

GM extends warranty on vehicles in headlight failure probe

2017-05-11 18:17

General Motors is extending the warranty on thousands of older cars and SUVs after the US government began investigating complaints that the headlights can suddenly go dark.

GM claims to be first to profit from electric cars

2017-05-02 08:47

US auto giant General Motors is poised to become the first automaker to profit from electric vehicles.

US Supreme Court blocks GM appeal on defective ignitions

2017-04-25 09:30

The US Supreme Court turned away an appeal by auto giant General Motors of potentially billions of dollars in consumer claims over faulty ignition switches.

Tesla overtakes GM in market value as US stocks rise

2017-04-10 20:00

Tesla Motors has overtaken US automaker General Motors in market capitalisation.

Peugeot buys Opel: How does a German automaker become French?

2017-03-07 08:06

As the automotive industry goes about its latest show and tell meet at the Geneva motor show, the European car industry’s greatest change in decades has been inked.

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