Carlos Ghosn vows to stay in Japan if he is granted bail

2019-01-21 07:37

Carlos Ghosn, the ousted Nissan boss detained in Tokyo on charges of financial misconduct on Monday vowed to remain in Japan if granted bail and again proclaimed his innocence.

Ghosn hit with more charges, release unlikely

2019-01-11 11:54

Tokyo prosecutors filed two new charges of financial misconduct against former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, meaning the auto tycoon is unlikely to be leaving his jail cell soon.

Nissan's ex-chair Carlos Ghosn runs fever while in detention

2019-01-10 12:06

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has been suffering from a high fever and was unable to meet investigators for questioning on Thursday, local media said, citing his lawyers.

Good year for Toyota, grabs 24.2% market share in SA

2019-01-10 10:19

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) ended 2018 with 6 159 more vehicle sales compared to 2017, culminating in a 24.2% market share.

Rolls-Royce breaks record for luxury car sales

2019-01-10 06:45

Rolls-Royce sold a record-high number of its luxury vehicles in 2018, with purchases soaring worldwide.

Nissan unveils new Leaf car after Ghosn's arrest delays it

2019-01-09 07:37

Nissan is showing the beefed-up version of its hit Leaf electric car as the Japanese automaker seeks to distance itself from the arrest of its star executive Carlos Ghosn.

UK car sales fall in 2018, biggest drop since financial crisis

2019-01-08 06:18

A lobby group for the UK auto industry says new vehicle sales in 2018 fell by their biggest rate since the global financial crisis a decade ago.

Renault alliance 'not in danger' - Nissan CEO

2019-01-07 09:42

Nissan's alliance with France's Renault is not in danger "at all", the Japanese automaker's CEO said, despite tensions exposed by the arrest of the partnership's chief Carlos Ghosn.

US auto consumers tap the brakes, swerve away from small cars

2019-01-04 08:23

Major automakers announced slowing 2018 sales in the US even as the industry maintained close to its overall total from the previous year, defying expectations.

SEE: Here are the top 10 motoring stories of 2018

2018-12-31 15:00

The world of motoring has been buzzing with record fuel hikes in SA while bakkies and new models have always been a popular topic to our readers. We look at the top 10 most read stories of the year.


Detroit motor show, and industry, prepare for transition

2019-01-14 08:34

The auto industry gathered in Detroit, on the eve of the last winter edition of North America's premiere motor show, as auotmakers grapple with a contracting market and uncertainty in the year ahead.

Ford to cut jobs as part of a European revamp

2019-01-11 09:38

US carmaker Ford said that it plans a major restructuring of its European operations, including job cuts, to boost profitability.

Toyota recalls 1.7-million cars over Takata airbag defects

2019-01-10 10:27

Toyota announced a recall of 1.7-million vehicles in North America as part of a general effort to replace defective Takata airbags tied to some 20 deaths worldwide.

Ford revamps Explorer SUV for 1st time since 2011

2019-01-10 06:51

Ford's aging Explorer SUV is getting a major revamp as it faces growing competition in the market for family haulers with three rows of seats.

Tokyo court turns down Carlos Ghosn's appeal of long detention

2019-01-09 12:02

The appeal by the lawyers of Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's former chairman, against his prolonged detention since his arrest on 19 November was rejected by the Tokyo District Court.

'I am innocent' - Carlos Ghosn scandal: The allegations and the rebuttals

2019-01-08 09:48

Once a revered titan of the auto industry, Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Tokyo courtroom in handcuffs to offer his first public statement since his arrest.

WATCH: Elon Musk says Tesla's Shanghai factory is 'groundbreaking'

2019-01-07 11:10

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the automaker is breaking ground for a Shanghai factory and will start production of its Model 3 by the end of the year.

Auto industry scandal: Key dates of CEO Carlos Ghosn's arrest

2019-01-04 12:33

Carlos Ghosn has gone from heading a powerful international auto alliance to languishing in a Tokyo detention centre on allegations of financial misconduct. Here are some key dates since his arrest.

Could Tesla price cuts mean demand is slowing?

2019-01-03 08:46

Tesla built about 9300 more vehicles than it delivered last year, raising concerns among industry analysts that inventory is growing as demand for the company's electric cars may be starting to wane.

Carlos Ghosn's detention extended to January 11

2018-12-31 07:57

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will be spending the beginning of 2019 behind bars after a Tokyo court on Monday extended his detention through to January 11, local media reported.

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