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Car sales decline in November

2014-12-02 11:38

Naamsa says new car sales in November have declined by 2.5% compared to the same period last year following strong sales the previous month.

Price turnaround for SA used-car market?

2014-10-01 13:38

The South African used-car industry could be in for a boost, at least according to the latest TransUnion Vehicle Pricing Index. Both used and new sales could, however, remain 'muted.'

GM recall: 'More than 13 lives lost'

2014-05-24 11:17

US safety regulators said that it is likely that more than 13 people died in General Motors cars recalled earlier in 2014 for defective ignition switches.

End of an era: Ford's Mulally retires

2014-05-02 11:29

Ford has announced the departure of CEO Alan Mulally sixth months ahead of his proposed retirement date. The automaker also named Mulally's successor...

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Joburg Numsa strike

2013-09-09 13:36

Striking Numsa-affiliated motor industry workers took to the streets in Johannesburg demanding a pay increase. Watch.

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Automotive workers strike

2013-09-09 09:43

Around 30 000 workers in the automotive industry, including petrol attendants and panelbeaters, will down tools across the country on Monday.

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New state plan won't make cars cheaper

2012-10-15 08:42

Government's new Automotive Production and Development Programme for the car industry will probably not mean more affordable vehicles, says an industry expert.

E Cape pledges support for auto sector

2012-03-19 17:07

The Eastern Cape government, unions and the automotive industry will join forces to boost the sector, says MEC Mcebisi Jonas.

Argent Industrial's earnings soar

2011-06-23 18:27

Argent Industrial has announced that its headline earnings per share were 55.3 cents for the year ended in March, from 11.9 cents previously.

Sterling results for MBSA

2011-03-15 14:45

Mercedes-Benz SA says revenue rose 23% for the year to R34.7bn

BMW fetes record 2010 results

2011-03-10 17:47

Record results by luxury automaker BMW highlighted the power of the German export machine as China emerged as the country's biggest market in place of the US.

Troubled Toyota starts world recall of engines

2010-07-06 10:15

Toyota started a global recall over engine defects in its Lexus and Crown models, moving to repair nearly 92 000 vehicles in Japan alone.

 

Reader response: SA's online car platforms

2014-10-06 10:02

Wheels24 reader HILTON CARROL responds to Gumtree head Jeff Osborne's recent column on Wheels24 - and shares his views on SA's online vehicle sales platforms.

Automaker Google: No-driver cars roll out

2014-05-28 09:12

Google can add 'automaker' to its portfolio as the first of 100 prototype cars that drive themselves roll out to be summoned by passengers via a smartphone.

Win for SA: C-Class production begins

2014-05-16 09:24

Mercedes-Benz is hailing its new C-Class as "the pride of East London" as local production of the automaker's popular sedan begins. It also says more than 550 jobs were created.

Unions wary of Fiat, Chrysler deal

2014-01-03 10:08

Shares in Fiat soared following the news that the Italian automaker will take full ownership of Chrysler. Some Italian unions are worried what the deal will mean for jobs and investments in the country...

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Motor industry strike

2013-09-09 13:22

Striking motor industry workers in Johannesburg took to the streets, demanding a R30 per hour pay increase. See the pictures.

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Tough times ahead for auto industry

2012-11-13 16:03

The relatively good times of 2012 for the local automotive industry are unlikely to continue next year, warns credit information company TransUnion.

Automotive sector gears up for record

2012-04-15 16:30

Although the global economic crisis has left its mark, the local vehicle and component industry is still on track to test a record export level of R100bn.

Motor industry raises concerns with Zuma

2011-09-29 17:26

Leaders of the automotive industry have told President Jacob Zuma that imports and rising energy tariffs are among their biggest concerns.

BMW laments SA competitiveness decline

2011-03-15 15:17

BMW says competitiveness in SA's automotive component industry is falling, and that wage hikes are too high.

Revenue rise for Control Instruments

2011-03-15 11:11

Component maker Control Instruments says its revenue was up 7.8% for the year.

Nissan ramps up SA production

2011-03-10 12:48

Vehicle manufacturer Nissan SA says it plans to double its yearly local production by 2015.

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