While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
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.
There are concerns over possible job losses that may result following car manufacturer and retailer GM’s decision to dis-invest from South Africa.
Ford has begin production of its enhanced Everest at its Silverton factory in Pretoria. The expanded Everest line-up will be available locally in November.
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.
Japanese automakers Toyota and Nissan say they will restart all domestic assembly plants from mid-April after production was halted.
Nissan has reached a new milestone with 150-million vehicles produced globally.
General Motors plans to sell its SA manufacturing plant to Japanese truckmaker Isuzu Motors, as part of a worldwide reorganisation to focus on more profitable businesses.
The automotive industry is the largest manufacturing sector in SA, but political and economic uncertainties endanger it.
Italian automaker Fiat will stop production at one of its Italian plants for two more weeks at the end of October 2012 in reaction to the weakened European vehicle market.
DurbanvilleZaPOP Media (Pty) LtdR1 000.00 Per Month
Cape WinelandsO'Dwyer Personnel
Atlantic SeaboardShimansky Jewellers
R 2 395 000
R 2 630 000
R 2 260 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.