WATCH: The best retro-inspired cars on sale today

2019-04-25 22:11

Manufacturers often hark back to the past to create new cars; here are some examples of that methodology that you'll see on the road today.

From investment banking to car part sales - an entrepreneur's fight for transformation

2018-10-07 13:37

Businessman Filum Ho didn’t always dream of selling car parts for a living, but the former investment banker’s business is SA’s first black-owned glass and collision parts provider.

Hyundai warns US auto tariff would be 'devastating'

2018-07-01 13:00

Hyundai joined a chorus of rebuke from global automakers against possible import tariffs by the Trump administration, Bloomberg reports.

The automotive industry’s impact on metals

2017-10-20 12:00

Sibanye-Stillwater is seen as a top pick for investors who are bullish about the outlook for platinum group metals.

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.

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.

The perils of using fake car parts

2017-05-09 12:38

Cash-strapped motorists risk falling prey to sellers of counterfeit and sub-standard car parts which, in the long run, could cost them dearly. So how do they trust that the part they are sold is the real deal? Having a broad understanding of the auto component industry is a starting point.

Transformation in automotive industry non-negotiable - Davies

2017-04-05 17:44

Trade and industry minister Rob Davies expressed concern over the surge in imports of automotive components and called for urgent transformation of the industry.

Cash for your car

2017-02-21 16:06

CarZar is an online platform where South Africans can sell their cars for cash, quickly and conveniently. finweek interviewed co-founder Fernando Azevedo Pinheiro.

Motoring: One cool customer

2016-11-24 12:23

The mesmerising Ford Mustang convertible rekindles the open-top driving adventure, writes finweek journalist Glenda Williams.


SA could get a R37 billion boost if government stopped buying imported cars

2018-11-16 10:55

It could increase the GDP by more than 1%.

Car owners 'at the mercy of dealers': High prices, lack of choice major concerns by motorists for new 'code of conduct' for SA car industry

2018-07-17 09:33

The first draft of the proposed Code of Conduct for the South African automotive industry has received many comments from the public - what do you think of the proposed plan?

Ex-Toyota head Tatsuro Toyoda, who led overseas drive, dies

2018-01-06 11:49

Tatsuro Toyoda, the former Toyota Motor Corp. president who led the company's climb to become one of the world's top automakers, has died

Masondo’s vision for car sector

2017-09-10 06:00

The reputable economist is in charge of ­transforming Gauteng’s automotive industry and is intent on developing black industrialists.

BMW to stop production in SA on supply shortage

2017-05-28 15:20

BMW is set to extend production halts in Germany to China and South Africa on Monday as the luxury-car maker grapples with a shortage of steering parts.

Turning around BMW’s Rosslyn plant for the X3

2017-05-15 12:24

Despite a deadline cut, upgrades for local production of the BMW X3 are on track.

The biggest Mini ever

2017-04-25 15:15

The not-so-mini second-generation MINI Countryman is longer, wider and higher. And more SUV-like.

Uber grounds self-driving cars after crash

2017-03-26 07:59

Uber has grounded its fleet of self-driving cars pending an investigation into the crash of an Uber vehicle in Arizona, a spokesperson for the car-hailing service said on Sunday.

Weak economy dampens new vehicle sales

2017-01-26 19:31

More consumers opt to buy used vehicles as prices for new vehicles more than doubled.

'Slow grower SA' still has a chance - report

2016-09-18 13:04

Although South Africa was grouped with Arab Spring countries as a "slow grower" the agri-processing and manufacturing sectors present opportunities for growth.

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