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Ford Motor Company is temporarily suspending vehicle and engine production at its global manufacturing sites in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus.
Tesla has started delivering Model 3 electric cars built at its Shanghai factory, just under a year since it began work on the $2bn plant, setting a record for global automakers in China.
Manufacturing production decreased by 3.2% in June, much worse than market expectations of a 1.6% decrease.
Gold's 14% production decrease contributed to a 5.6% year-on-year decrease in South African mining production overall, signalling that the struggling sector has not recovered from its long-running slump.
The scientist-turned-entrepreneur behind a battery technology adopted by chemical giants BASF SE and Johnson Matthey is back with another invention - one he claims will boost electric vehicle performance for years to come.
There has been a decrease in distribution and production of electricity in South Africa, says Stats SA.
Steel producer ArcelorMittal SA says domestic sales in the first quarter of the year were 2% lower due to a dip in local demand, forecasting tough conditions to continue into the next segment.
Kumba Iron Ore sees an increase of total production, with Kolomela mine contributing the most and Sishen mine trailing behind.
Volkswagen celebrates a car-production milestone as its 150 millionth vehicle, a blue Golf GTE, rolled off its assembly line in Germany. What's more, the automakers says it will a launch more than 10 new models this year!
Samsung, the world’s biggest maker of memory chips, announced 20.4trn won ($18bn) of new investments to expand semiconductor output in South Korea.
The market expected a slowdown in mining production but it surprised on the upside, increasing by 7.5% year-on-year in January 2020 as iron ore production surged 27.9% and platinum group metals production increased by 10.2%.
Anglo American reported that De Beers' diamond production decreased by 14% in the third quarter due to planned mine closures and weaker market demand.
Statistics South Africa announced a continued slide in local data mining production for January, though mineral sales spiked by over 20% year-on-year due to a strong increase in platinum group metals.
Producer Juju Mafela, the middle son of the late veteran actor, Joe Mafela – is following in his father’s footsteps.
The growing production pressures and increased scrutiny on Tesla seem to be taking an emotional toll on the company's CEO, Elon Musk.
Volvo has received almost 80 000 orders for its new XC40 and is expanding production to meet demand. Locally, 700 units will be available.
'After committing an enormous R6.1-billion investment to its Rosslyn production facility, BMW South Africa is now building X3s for local consumption and export,' writes Lance Branquinho.
Hyundai workers suspended production on SUV assembly lines to protest ramped up output
Manufacturing production underperformed, declining 0.3% for the month of May, despite expected growth of 0.5%, said an analyst.
There may possibly be a contraction in manufacturing production, following downturns in business and new sales, says an analyst.
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