Those who have problems with Ramaphosa are rubbing their hands in glee at what they see as reinforcement that he is captured by those who funded his campaign, writes Chris Vick.
A top Volkswagen engineer who was interviewed by US authorities about the diesel emissions-rigging scandal has no idea why the carmaker fired him, his attorney told a German judge.
A Numsa study has found that almost a thousand workers could lose their jobs in the Eastern Cape after GM’s disinvestment.
A key contractor involved in Chinese car maker Baic’s R11 billion Coega project has appealed for no more disruptions, as it is already several months behind schedule.
Toyota has announced the creation of an empowerment fund with start-up funding worth R42m, to help promote transformation in the automotive industry.
Despite General Motors’ decision to dis-invest from South Africa, remaining carmakers say they are still committed to the local market.
General Motors plans to sell its SA manufacturing plant to Japanese truckmaker Isuzu Motors, as part of a worldwide reorganisation to focus on more profitable businesses.
Citroen South Africa says it will no longer be selling any new cars for the Citroen brand as part of a renewed focus on Peugeot in 2017. Local owners of Citroen cars will continue to be supported.
Volkswagen’s $15.3bn deal to get 500 000 emissions-cheating cars off US roads is an industry record that will only go up with criminal probes and lawsuits on three continents.
Conventionally fuelled vehicles are under the spotlight for emissions cheating, but ‘clean’ fuel diesel has drawn the most criticism. Will green cars gain the upper hand?
Tesla has reached a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a factory that’ll rival production from its lone US assembly plant.
Automanufacturer BMW Group South Africa has invested an additional R160m into its Rosslyn plant to increase production capacity of the BMW X3.
The motor industry is banking on Africa and ‘Afrilennials’ for growth.
The pullout of General Motors from South Africa has claimed its first casualty, with a supplier to the car maker being placed into provisional liquidation.
There are concerns over possible job losses that may result following car manufacturer and retailer GM’s decision to dis-invest from South Africa.
Despite a deadline cut, upgrades for local production of the BMW X3 are on track.
Volkswagen posted its biggest monthly sales gain this year as a surge in China offset a drop in Brazil and eroding market share in Europe in a sign that the car maker is overcoming the emissions-cheating scandal.
Ford’s investment to produce the all-new Everest SUV locally and expand Ranger production is a vote of confidence in the country. It also makes a lot of sense.
Peugeot and VW are poised to battle Chinese automakers as the Euro duo try to start a sales offensive in Iran after a rise in Western trade.
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