automotive industry

 
Rent-out-your-car company gets €31-million to expand
Rent-out-your-car company gets €31-million to expand
Drivy, a French start-up that lets people hire out their cars in much the same way Airbnb runs a market for houses, said it has raised €31-million...
Mercedes-Benz to invest a further R3-billion in SA
Mercedes-Benz to invest a further R3-billion in SA
Mercedes-Benz plans to push ahead with a R3-billion investment plan in South Africa that will see it increase local output to 100 000 units a...
Strikes hinder car production in SA
Strikes hinder car production in SA
South African car manufacturers are struggling to build vehicles because a strike in components manufacturing has choked off the supply of...
SA autoworkers to discuss pay demand amid strike
SA autoworkers to discuss pay demand amid strike
South African autoworkers will meet on Thursday to discuss revising pay demands. The central committee of the National Union of Metalworkers...
No striking SAA workers allowed at airport, says Acsa
No striking SAA workers allowed at airport, says Acsa
"[We] have been advised of the strike ... [and we have] assured passengers that no striking workers will be permitted to demonstrate inside...
What's bad for GM is good for the world
What's bad for GM is good for the world
Some companies go bust because of bad management and some get crushed by unrelenting recession. But once in a while you get a business whose death...
GM talks with Europe break down, Chrysler future on hold
GM talks with Europe break down, Chrysler future on hold
The US auto industry faced an uncertain future on Thursday after talks with Germany on the fate of General Motors' (GM) Opel unit collapsed in...
Pricey tag for scrap
Pricey tag for scrap
Despite talks about a programme to support the auto industry, good news for taxpayers is that a scrapping allowance for trade-ins is definitely not...
Nobody lives in Rosslyn ...
Nobody lives in Rosslyn ...
South Africa's once-booming automotive sector has been hard hit by the global economic downturn. Now the industry's talking bail-out.
Toyota workers face three-day week
Toyota workers face three-day week
Toyota, the world's biggest carmaker, is considering plans to put its European workforce on a three-day week, as it forecasts the biggest sales...
The end of the car guard?
The end of the car guard?
Journalists are trained cynics. If you tell us, in all honesty, that you found a cheese and onion crisp that resembled Jesus's face, not only would...
More motor dealers shut up shop
More motor dealers shut up shop
More than 50 vehicle dealerships across the country have shut up shop since the beginning of the year because of plunging sales, according to...

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