OPINION | Why Infiniti's collapse in SA was an 'entirely predictable failure'

2020-01-15 04:30

Was the South African failure of Infiniti, a preamble to its current global malaise? Lance Branquinho investigates

Caterpillar just flashed the latest warning sign for the global economy

2019-10-23 16:27

The construction equipment titan — a bellwether for global industry — posted a 6% drop in sales and an 8% drop in profit per share.

Renault board meets over Ghosn investigation, €1.2-million paycheck

2019-04-03 11:22

The board of Renault is meeting to settle ex-chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn's final paycheck and wrap up its investigation into possible financial wrongdoing under his leadership

Artificial intelligence meets industry in South Africa

2018-06-26 14:01

Machine learning company DataProphet uses artificial intelligence to help improve manufacturing processes.

SA proteas are all the rage at overseas weddings - last year we exported 3.4 million to keep up with demand

2018-04-21 14:32

Because proteas can be dried, they work for every season.

US project will free up capital for shareholders, says Sasol

2017-11-23 10:07

When Sasol’s Lake Charles Chemical Project in the US comes online in 2018, it is expected to boost the profit contribution of the chemicals business unit by more than 50%, and free up capital for shareholder returns, says Sasol.

ArcelorMittal SA CEO to retire

2017-10-24 11:27

ArcelorMittal South Africa says its CEO Wim de Klerk will retire at the end of January 2018, and it will start a process to find his successor.

Uber rented out defective cars to drivers - report

2017-08-04 08:00

Uber announced it had taken action to repair faulty cars in Singapore after a report said the ride-hailing giant rented them out to drivers despite being aware of a recall and after one caught fire.

Botswana still betting on its diamonds

2016-11-13 06:00

Renewal of agreement with De Beers could see the country bring home more of the diamond trade

Riven by rivalries, Opec heads to key talks

2016-09-25 19:00

Cartels only work when their members stick together - but precious little unity is likely to be on show among Opec producers at a key meeting in Algiers on Wednesday.


5 things we learnt from interviewing these women in the local beer industry

2019-12-17 14:01

Although the women in beer in interview series has come to an end, women in the industry will continue to be honoured!

Watch: Sneaky ways movie theatres get you to spend more money

Most movie theatres are designed to get you to spend money on food.

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Three recession-proof sectors for SA entrepreneurs - including deathcare

2018-11-03 09:59

But finding funding could be difficult.


2018-05-30 12:58

The music industry can take its toll even on some of the best artists, with Riky Rick the prime example.

Great news for SA! Car, bakkie sales grow despite poor economy

2017-12-01 16:29

South Africa’s new vehicle industry has grown for the sixth consecutive month, despite economic challenges - 49 651 vehicles were sold in November.

Sasol takes hard decisions for new strategy

2017-11-23 08:17

Sasol has taken hard decisions in its preparation to implement a new strategy for 2018 and beyond. It includes a review of its assets and more disciplined capital allocation for certain projects.

Tata Motors profit up 42% on strong JLR sales, pensions change

2017-08-11 09:58

Indian carmaker Tata Motors on Wednesday reported a 42 percent rise in quarterly profits, buoyed by a one-time gain from changes it made to pension plans at British unit Jaguar Land Rover.

Ford to cut 1400 jobs as sales level off, stock price lags

2017-05-18 11:04

Ford says it will cut only 1400 white collar jobs in North America, Asia to boost profits.

Mechanic woes: Car parts switching a reality in SA

2016-10-12 07:00

'There have been instances where workers have stolen or exchanged parts in workshops,' says the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Have you been a victim of car-part switching?

'Major improvements' planned for Tesla autopilot

2016-09-01 08:36

Tesla says upgrades to for semi-autonomous autopilot system will soon be available.

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