Motoring

Toyota’s US sales reel from crisis as GM, Ford surge

Toyota sales dropped 16% in January as the carmaker reeled from a massive recall and rivals Ford and General Motors surged past it in the US market.

Ron Gettelfinger: The man who conquered Detroit

After a catastrophic year for US carmakers, the head of the United Auto Workers union has emerged as one of the most powerful men in the industry.

Electric cars struggle to spark enthusiasm

Big carmakers at the Detroit Motor Show had electrically powered and hybrid cars on display, but Americans still aren't buying green vehicles.

SA to introduce new car tax despite concerns

The Treasury will press on with plans to introduce a new tax on vehicles designed to curb carbon dioxide emissions despite concerns.

2010 to bring ‘modest’ rise in car sales

There were signs of hope in the South African automotive sector for modestly better domestic sales in 2010.

Zapiro: Fuel Price Hike

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