ARTICLES RELATING TO VEHICLE INDUSTRY

Germany orders recall of 73 000 Opel diesels

2018-10-19 21:00

Germany's KBA transport authority said Friday it had ordered carmaker Opel to recall 73 000 diesel vehicles worldwide that were configured to fool regulatory emissions tests.

'SA car prices extremely sensitive to currency instability' - TransUnion

2018-02-09 08:05

From car prices to the future of electric vehicles, TransUnion answers 5 automotive questions.

SA car prices: Used cars more expensive - TransUnion

2017-10-31 08:32

TransUnion's Vehicle Price Index (VPI) shows prices of used cars have increased in South Africa.

Volvo says may pull brake on diesel engines

2017-05-17 19:05

The head of Swedish carmaker Volvo says the firm may stop developing new diesel engines due to high costs triggered by stricter regulations.

Car-buying guide: 4 ways to survive SA's Junk Status downgrade

2017-04-26 08:19

'Rising fuel and car prices are just some of the costs that will start eating into the budgets of South Africans,' says Wesbank as it looks at ways motorists can survive SA's Junk Status downgrade.

Tata Motors profits plummet 96% after cash ban

2017-02-14 18:31

India's largest carmaker Tata Motors reported a 96% fall in quarterly profits, due to a cash ban which hit domestic business and weak sales at its luxury Jaguar Land Rover unit.

Tesla deliveries miss forecasts again on production delays

2017-01-04 08:40

Tesla Motors reported fourth-quarter deliveries that fell short of its own forecasts, sending shares lower in after-market trading, as production delays continue to plague the carmaker led by Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk.

New vehicle sales recession intensifies - Naamsa

2015-10-01 14:48

September’s new vehicle sales in SA declined by 9% year-on-year, while vehicle exports increased by 14.3% to 35 181 units, data shows.

6 car-tech startups to change the way you drive

2015-08-26 10:23

From 'highway autopilot' to flying cars, check out these six startup companies that hope to change the way you drive.

Nicholls gets top post at GM Sub-Sahara

2015-04-07 16:38

General Motors calls Africa the 'next frontier for growth in automotive industry'. To help secure its future, it has appointed Ian Nicholls as president and managing director of GM South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

 

Davies calls for Trump tariff exemptions, warns against car levies

2018-07-16 13:24

The Minister of Trade and Industry says he has made the case that imports of steel and aluminium from SA would not impact US national security, at a meeting with his US counterparts in Washington DC.

And SA's top vehicle brands for customer service are...

2017-10-31 13:37

The latest vehicle quality survey conducted by Ipsos reveals the top vehicles with the fewest reported problems by owners. Find out which cars grabbed gold!

Uptick in new vehicle sales

2017-07-03 19:07

SA’s new vehicle industry recovered slightly during June, but there is still anxiety among consumers, says the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

Daimler profits double on sales of Mercedes-Benz E-Class, SUVs

2017-04-26 09:15

German automaker Daimler AG says is profits doubled in the first three months of the year as sales were boosted by the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV line-up.

Toyota SA offers service discount for ALL models older than 5 years

2017-03-28 09:31

Toyota is offering discounted servicing for all vehicles older than five years, 'irrespective of year, mileage or model', says Toyota SA.

Ford Kuga recall: What’s gone wrong and who is to blame?

2017-01-17 09:32

'If Ford knew of its Kuga issue, its inaction is perverse corporate negligence. Or worse: willful ignorance,' writes Wheels24 columnist Lance Branquinho.

Major carmakers pledge auto-braking for US

2015-09-13 18:15

Major global carmakers have pledged to install auto-braking technology as a standard feature for vehicles sold in the US market.

Why you'll buy your next car from a dealership via classifieds

2015-04-14 13:57

Buying a car online is 'safer, easier and faster' than ever due to participation of thousands of professional dealers, sellers and brokers in the classifieds industry, says head of Gumtree Automotive, Jeff Osborne - Advertorial.

Global BMW bikes' recall: Is yours one?

2015-03-30 11:40

BMW is recalling about 367 000 motorcycles globally - 9500 of them in South Africa - to prevent their rear wheel falling off. Is one of them yours?

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