ARTICLES RELATING TO INDUSTRY

Open or closed borders, that is the question

2016-04-15 06:30

We look at the effects of industry protection on a country’s economy. Is it damaging or not? If implemented correctly, as with the Asian tigers, such policies can be liberating.

Bank confidence falls, with banks tightening lending criteria further

2016-01-19 13:00

A survey released by EY indicates that banking confidence fell in the fourth quarter of 2015, indicating weak business conditions.

'Win back lost trust' - VW on emissions scandal

2015-09-22 15:39

'It is and remains the top priority of VW to win back lost trust,' says Volkswagen in response to the automaker's emissions scandal.

Govt's steel intervention too little, too late - Vavi

2015-09-15 16:23

Government’s intervention in the steel sector is too little and comes too late, according to former Congress of SA Trade Union general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Toyota's Van Zyl to straddle Europe and Africa

2015-03-04 14:29

Toyota South Africa’s President and CEO, Dr Johan van Zyl, will assume the role of Toyota Europe's Chief Executive Officer while looking after the Africa region.

SA vehicle sales decline: Part of a larger trend?

2014-09-18 11:05

Automakers in South Africa are “struggling to move metal and therefore trying to hold prices as much as they can,” writes Keith Dye, chief executive of TransUnion Auto Information Solutions, as local vehicle sales continue to decline.

11 ways to make it as an actor in South Africa

2014-08-29 11:50

Want to be an actress in South Africa? Here are some ways to make that happen.

Hyundai SA opens first vehicle factory

2014-08-12 15:38

Hyundai has started vehicle production at its Benoni factory in Gauteng, making it the first assembly facility for the South Korean automaker in South Africa.

Sappi creates 1 000 permanent jobs

2014-06-22 20:00

Sappi has launched a new R3.3bn specialised cellulose fibre plant in Mpumalanga and 1 000 new permanent jobs have been created.

GM engineers 'on leave' in recall case

2014-04-10 14:56

GM has reportedly placed two of its engineers on paid leave while a lawyer has been hired to determine why the automaker was so slow in recalling 1.6-million cars in the US that have been tied to 13 deaths.

 

Emissions scandal: VW managers refuse to forego bonuses

2016-04-08 09:11

Top executives at Volkswagen are refusing to forego their bonuses in 2016, despite prescribing belt-tightening for the automaker's workforce in the wake of the massive emissions-cheating scandal.

Emissions scandal: Porsche head to replace VW chief?

2015-09-22 19:06

As Volkswagen continues to reel from its emissions scandal, it's believed CEO Martin Winterkorn could be replaced, according to German media reports.

VW emissions scandal: What does it mean for SA?

2015-09-21 13:54

Volkswagen shares tumbled as the automaker is plunged into turmoil by accusations from US authorities that it falsified emissions data. Are SA vehicles affected?

Industry leaders: SA car insurance in crisis

2015-08-06 09:32

Leading experts from the South African transport industry are calling for huge changes in the vehicle insurance industry.

GM names new general marketing manager

2015-01-30 14:12

General Motors South Africa has appointed Xoliswa Ndungane as its new general marketing manager.

Hyundai truck plant opens it doors

2014-09-05 11:06

Hyundai South Africa has rolled off the first trucks from their new assembly plant in Gauteng, as they look to secure a piece of the commercial vehicle sector pie.

New PR for Kia South Africa

2014-08-13 11:28

Kia South Africa has announced a new public relations and product manager has joined the automaker in August 2014.

Naamsa: SA vehicle sales to bounce back?

2014-08-04 08:14

South Africa’s vehicle sales showed reliance despite ongoing economic pressure as vehicle sales dropped by 891 to 57 670 units compared to the same period in 2013, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

BMW to recall over 3000 cars in SA

2014-04-14 14:02

BMW is recalling nearly half a million vehicles due to a possible engine-bolt defect. South African owners are affected!

Ever more high-polluting industries in China

2014-03-26 12:28

China has long struggled to strike a balance between protecting the environment and keeping up economic growth, resulting in steadily worsening air quality.

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