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Automaker retains passenger car crown

VOLKSWAGEN sold a combined 32,603 passenger cars and commercial vehicles in South Africa in the first six months of 2021. This comprised 29,772 passenger cars...

East London plant get R3-bn injection for C-Class production

Mercedes-Benz Cars invests an additional R3 Billion into Mercedes-Benz South Africa as the East London Plant starts production of the New Generation C-Class Following on...

400,000 car milestone for Kariega plant

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) celebrated a major production milestone on Monday when the 400 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo rolled off the...

SA’s engine component remanufacturing ‘a national asset’

SOUTH Africa’s diesel engine component remanufacturing capability is a strategic national asset, which offers numerous advantages including job creation, cost effectiveness, environmental sustainability and...

Auto industry stalwart returns to SA

ASHOK Thakur, who has been involved in international business in Africa for the past 25 years, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of KLT...

Hospital refurb done in time for vaccine roll out

ISUZU South Africa recently refurbished an old casualty ward at the Provincial Hospital in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) in time for it to serve as...

Exchangeable modules ‘the future of factories’

MAXOLUTION solutions are fully integrated and customised technologies that automate, integrate, upgrade and streamline existing production processes while still allowing for future technology to...

7 000th unit assembled at Coega truck plant

FAW Trucks ended the month of April on a high note when the 7 000th locally assembled vehicle rolled out of its Coega manufacturing plant....

Better late than never: 8th-gen hot hatch headed for Mzansi

THE eighth generation Volkswagen Golf GTI will be launched in South Africa from the third quarter of 2021. “The Volkswagen Group has been impacted by...

Top energy efficiency award for EC tyre maker

CONTINENTAL Tyre South Africa’s focus on sustainability and reducing its energy consumption has been recognised by the South African Energy Efficiency (SAEE) Confederation, which...

Telematics system now standard with top truck range

HINO-Connect, a full fleet management system, will be installed as a standard fitment on the full range of trucks offered by Hino South Africa...

R500k grant the cherry on top for localisation efforts

ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) recently issued an Enterprise Development grant of close to half a million Rand for the localisation of an extended...

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Ports authority pulls plug on Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has pulled out of development of the proposed new liquid bulk storage terminal at the Port of Ngqura but...

R253m road project boon for EC town

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) met with the Dordrecht business fraternity recently to discuss the economic benefits and job opportunities presented by...

Council tweaks budget in bid to stop taps running dry

AS the ongoing drought continues to grip the Kouga region, Kouga Municipality Council recently adjusted its capital budget in an attempt to prevent taps...

NMB drought mitigation plans ‘in overdrive’

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s drought mitigation plans are in overdrive as the region continues to experience insignificant rainfall and low dam levels that...