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Local govt training authorities commit to raising auto manufacturing standards

The Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Merseta) and the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), have committed to raising standards across the  Read More..


Sumitomo ploughs US$55m in South Africa plant

Sumitomo is investing around US$55m in its South African plant for truck and bus tyres. "In recent years, demand for tyres in African markets has been steadily increasing in tandem with rapid  Read More..


Africa will get connected cars - Ford CEO

The connected and autonomous features launched in new cars will arrive on this continent before long, Ford CEO Mark Fields tells Arthur Goldstuck. As the world moves to more connected cars, Africa  Read More..


Volvo Cars to launch a car without a key

For decades, drivers have been accustomed to accessing and driving cars with physical keys. But no longer. Volvo Cars plans to become the world's first car manufacturer to offer cars without keys  Read More..


Coega in talks with vehicle makers

Three motor manufacturers are in discussions with the Coega Development Corporation about the possibility of establishing completely knocked-down (CKD) manufacturing facilities in the industrial  Read More..


Youth in Kenya to benefit from auto-parts business deal

General Motors East Africa (GMEA) has entered into a deal with a State agency to help youth venture into spare parts business. Branded as ‘Isuzu Mashinani’, the project aims to make  Read More..


Futuristic trucking developments from drawing board to road

 We all know that the trucking industry in South Africa faces serious challenges. However, perhaps the time has come to just list these and then take a peek into the future technologies and  Read More..


Volvo Cars celebrates diversity with new campaign

 Volvo Cars' "Made by Sweden" campaign has taken a new direction in 2016 to celebrate the company's diverse workforce. Honouring the people who come from all over the world - including  Read More..


Mercedes wins Sensible Innovation Award for CO2 air conditioning system

 The German consumer journal "Guter Rat" and the magazine "SUPERillu" have chosen the CO2 air conditioning system by Mercedes-Benz as the "2016 Sensible  Read More..


Honda recalls 2.2 million cars over airbag concerns

 Japanese carmaker Honda is recalling 2.23 million cars equipped with potentially defective airbags that could rupture, deepening the deadly scandal surrounding parts supplier  Read More..


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