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The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

SA motor industry’s sweet deal

Incentive scheme sees billions go to the industry, but supporters say incentives have knock-on benefits

Energy department intervenes to keep petrol price increase down

The total increase has been rounded up to 5c/l and will apply to both grades of petrol, with effect from September 5

SA’s economy struggling after motor strikes

South Africa's economy is slowing following strikes in the motor industry, according to the BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index.

If they won’t swim, let them sink

Auto manufacturers must do without their costly and fruitless development lifeline.

Motor-sector workers end strike, accept 10% wage offer

A four-week strike by workers in the motor industry has come to an end as wage negotiations resulted in the acceptance of a 10% wage increase offer.

Minister intervenes in petrol attendant strike

As the strike by petrol attendants and motor industry workers draws out, the labour minister is set to meet workers, says a spokesperson.

Petrol attendant strike: Numsa rejects wage offer

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has rejected an increased wage offer as the petrol and motor retail sector enters its fourth strike day.

SA vehicle sales growth seen slowing to four-year low

South African vehicle sales growth will probably ease to the slowest pace since the 2009 recession this year because of a weaker economy.

Motor sector support hits a cul-de-sac

Incentives have come in for criticism but economic benefits outweigh costs, says state.

Zim battles to cope with flood of used cars streaming in

Owning a second-hand Japanese vehicle in Zimbabwe has never been so easy. All one needs is a runner and a bribe.

Mechanics not just about grease

The AA's school-leavers course offers insight into the world of mechanics.

Car makers cash in on subsidies

Industrial incentives are costing taxpayers billions, with vehicle subsidies -- the largest expense -- totalling more than R51-billion.

BMW staff tighten their belts

The German group had €8-billion in cash at the end of 2008, when it saw profits drop to €921-million from more than €4-billion the previous year.

Bank pledges bail-out billions

The European Investment Bank's statutes state that its outstanding loans portfolio cannot exceed 250% of its capital.

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