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Harley-Davidson puts electric bike on hold

2019-10-16 10:12

Harley-Davidson announced that it had suspended production and delivery of its LiveWire electric motorcycle, which the brand had rolled out as part of a diversification push.

Renault ousts CEO Bollore, hoping to close out Ghosn era

2019-10-11 14:35

French carmaker Renault sacked its chief executive Thierry Bollore, the latest turbulence to rock the company since the arrest of his ex-boss Carlos Ghosn on financial misconduct charges in 2018.

WATCH | New high-tech Nissan Juke goes into production

2019-10-11 11:08

Nissan is marking the start of production of the new Juke at its Sunderland plant in the United Kingdom, following a R1.8-billion investment.

Toyota pumps R450m into local Hiace assembly plant

2019-10-05 11:50

The assembly plant of South Africa's most popular minibus taxi, the Toyota Hiace Ses'fikile, received a R454-million investment with a focus on increasing locally-manufactured parts.

WATCH | 46 000 General Motors auto workers strike in US

2019-09-16 14:47

The United Auto Workers union began a nationwide strike against General Motors on Monday, with some 46,000 members walking off the job after contract talks hit an impasse.

BMW profits dented by electric vehicle investment costs

2019-08-01 09:50

German high-end carmaker BMW reported slumping second quarter profits, with pricey investment in electric cars sapping the bottom line, but it remained confident of hitting targets.

State-owned Chinese automaker, BAIC, buys 5% stake in Daimler

2019-07-23 10:14

China's state-owned BAIC has taken a 5% stake in Daimler, whose top shareholder for the past year has been rival Chinese automaker Geely, the luxury German automaker said.

WATCH: BMW, Mercedes team-up on self-driving cars

2019-07-05 11:07

Some 1200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said.

Renault and French govt trade blame over failed Fiat deal

2019-06-13 16:57

French officials rejected any blame for the abandoned tie-up of Renault and the US-Italian automaker Fiat Chrysler.

Fiat and Renault merger collapses - Here are 5 major car deals

2019-06-06 12:19

Italian-US automakers Fiat Chrysler has abruptly shelved its proposed partnership with Renault of France, thwarting the latest attempt to reshape Europe's auto sector.

 

General Motors workers struggle with daily expenses as long strike continues

2019-10-12 11:37

Betty Johnson, who has worked on General Motors assembly lines in Michigan and Tennessee for more than 34 years, said she knew a strike by the United Auto Workers would mean personal sacrifice.

WATCH | Tesla comes when called, but can fray nerves

2019-10-11 13:52

Roddie Hasan loves his Tesla, but after a fright using a feature that lets him summon the car as he might a dog, he says he will be walking to get it.

Volvo and Geely form stand-alone combustion engine business

2019-10-08 09:10

Swedish automaker Volvo and China's Geely intend to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business as they seek to develop new combustion and hybrid engines.

Keeping the five alive: Why Audi's five-cylinder turbo is still relevant

2019-10-01 10:26

Audi’s five-cylinder turbo is nearly 40 years old and more relevant than ever, writes Lance Branquihno

President Cyril Ramaphosa test drives the new SA-bound Nissan Leaf in Japan

2019-08-28 14:10

President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Nissan’s global headquarters and the company’s Oppama Plant in Japan on Wednesday.

Hyundai records biggest profit gain in seven years

2019-07-23 10:30

Hyundai Motor has logged its biggest profit gain in seven years, helped by new models and a weaker local currency.

Ford, Volkswagen expand alliance to electric autos

2019-07-12 14:29

Global auto giants Volkswagen and Ford announced they were expanding their alliance to include the development of self-driving cars.

WATCH: The automotive collaborations you might not know about

2019-06-15 07:30

The automotive industry is awash with collaborations between manufacturers. Here are some you may not know about.

Volkswagen drops partnership with self-driving car firm Aurora, explores a broader alliance with Ford

2019-06-12 09:10

Volkswagen said it has dropped a partnership with a US startup developing self-driving cars, Aurora, as it explores a broader alliance with Ford.

WATCH: Fiat Chrysler withdraws offer of merger with Renault, blames 'political conditions' in France

2019-06-06 09:01

Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler withdrew its proposal to merge with Renault, blaming "political conditions" in France.

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