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Car makers flag SA as base for drive into Africa

The global automotive industry produced more than 91-million vehicles in 2015, 1.1% up from 2014. Of that number, Africa accounted for 960,527...

By Mark Smyth 5 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Blazing a trail for women in production

Meet Faith Lelaka, unit head of VWSA's paint shop, and the first black woman to be appointed at this level in the production environment...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

AAAM to unlock Africa's automotive development potential

The development and promotion of a cohesive automotive strategy for the African continent is gaining new impetus due to the strategic vision...

1 day ago

Consolidate purchase of all locomotives - Radebe

Locomotives for state-owned companies will be procured under one umbrella if the plans of the Treasury and the Department of Public Enterprises go ahead...

By Andiswa Maqutu 2 days ago

Vehicle recalls and the repair shortfall

The number of vehicle recalls over the last decade has increased significantly. Unfortunately the number of vehicle owners bringing in their vehicles...

2 days ago

Harley-Davidson in USD15m pollution settlement with US

US motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson entered a $15 million settlement with US authorities who accused the company of making and selling illegal devices that increased air pollution from its bikes...

19 Aug 2016

SA still best bet for car makers

Foreign motor companies planning to build vehicles in sub-Saharan Africa would be taking huge risks looking beyond SA...

By David Furlonger 17 Aug 2016

Finding opportunities in currency devaluation

While some African countries that are considered great investment opportunities have seen recent currency devaluation, this could create an opportunity for African manufacturers...

By Heleen Goussard, Nicholas Olds 17 Aug 2016

Why we need to unite to feed children while at school

In a call for Cape Town to unite against hunger at our schools, the Peninsula School Feeding Association's Charity Family Fun Walk, Blisters for Bread, will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday, 28 August...

Issued by Peninsula School Feeding Association 16 Aug 2016

Making extended producer responsibility sustainable

Manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned about the rising costs of product manufacturing - particularly the costs associated with the end-of-life disposal of these products...

By Hermann Erdmann 16 Aug 2016

Investments drive KAP's earnings increase

Investment in strategically aligned businesses has seen diversified industrial group KAP Industrial Holdings survive tough trading conditions and continued to grow

By Mark Allix 16 Aug 2016

SA's most entrepreneurial sectors uncovered

According to research done by Thebe Reed Exhibitions, local entrepreneurs see the agriculture, services, and automotive industries as some of the sectors with the most growth potential...

11 Aug 2016

The benefits of remanufacturing

Remanufacturing is gaining traction around the world and local companies in the automotive sector are stepping up their capabilities...

5 Aug 2016

Toyota falls behind VW in world's biggest automaker race

Toyota is in danger of losing its crown as the world's biggest automaker this year as sales fall behind those of German rival Volkswagen...

29 Jul 2016

Township mechanics score a skills boost

Nelson Mandela Bay's township economy is set to gain due to the induction of 106 mechanics into a two-year Informal Automotive Service Centres Development Programme...

28 Jul 2016

How to build a 1,000mph car - by the scientists behind it

It was a staggering feat, a car that went faster than the speed of sound. On 15 October 1997, Andy Green travelled across the Black Rock Desert...

By Ben Evans 28 Jul 2016

Tequila by-product for sustainable car materials

Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Jose Cuervo to explore the use of the tequila producer's agave plant by-product to develop more sustainable bioplastics...

26 Jul 2016

Bizters are doing it for bread

Brothers and Bizters, this year sees Bizcommunity launch the inaugural Bizters for Bread Corporate Challenge, whereby we are inviting our fellow Cape Town-based biz communities to rise to our challenge to walk against hunger...

Issued by 12 Jul 2016

Second new TNPA tug sets sail for Port Elizabeth

QUNU, the latest of TNPA's nine new tugboats set sail for the Port of Port Elizabeth from the Durban premises of Southern African Shipyards...

8 Jul 2016

Russian ambassador pays Coega IDZ a visit

Russia's relations with South Africa have been in place for many years, especially at a political level, now the Russia - South Africa relationship is in the BRICS format...

7 Jul 2016

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