FORD

Ford, on the road to freedom

Cape Town-based radio technical producer Brett Kannemeyer only ever idolised one kind of motor vehicle — Ford

Raptor affords some thrilling rides

A mobile couch lots of added engineering

Formal rules are needed for class action lawsuits

A number of cases brought before the courts have started to build a fram​ework to guide class actions. But there is still a gap

Global investors are launching a climate plan to pressure gas emitters

The plan will focus on: improving governance on climate change, curbing emissions and strengthening climate-related financial disclosures"

CES 2015: Ford plans to move the world

At CES 2015, Ford announced a Smart Mobility plan incorporating connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data.

Mobile World Congress’s top seven gadgets

The main focus at the Mobile World Congress was on big names like Samsung, Sony and Nokia but smaller and lesser known brands also made a splash.

Mercedes-Benz to invest a further R3-billion in SA

Mercedes Benz plans to push ahead with a R3-billion investment plan, despite other car makers' concerns over labour instability.

Leaked Ford Figo ad shows bound and gagged women in boot

Three ad mock-ups for the Ford Figo hatchback were leaked on the internet last week and have caused controversy for their sexually violent nature.

Of cars and kids

At the age of 30, Unathi Bhe-Kanda has made waves in a couple of male-dominated industries, has started her own business and made a success of it.

Ford, Toyota to work together on hybrid trucks

Ford and Toyota say they'll work together to develop a gas-electric hybrid system to power pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles.

Mazda plans to stop making cars in US

Mazda Motor plans to leave its joint venture with Ford Motor and stop building cars in the United States, media reports have said.

Ford drives home biggest first-quarter profit in 13 years

Demand for greener cars and recovery in global economy life grew net income to $2,6bn.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it