Latest automotive news & analysis in Africa
28 Jul 2014 | Simon Warburton
As sticking points go, South Africa's so-called 'peace clause' has proved exceptionally tricky to shift....
17 Jul 2014 | Simon Warburton
Is the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) interested in promoting its members' conditions and working with employers in...
28 Mar 2014 | Glenn Brooks
China's Shanghai GM Wuling, and BYD, have caused a surprise with world premieres at Algeria's national motor show. Renault and PSA should be...
13 Sep 2013 | Simon Warburton
No sooner had the South African automotive industry thought it was out of the woods with the ending of one hugely damaging and costly strike...
22 Mar 2017 | Dave Leggett
Sogefi, the automotive components company of the CIR Group, has announced a plan to build a new factory in Morocco, the company’s first industrial site in Africa
3 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts
Volkswagen said it was with its brand's regionalisation strategy having established the Sub-Saharan Africa region to develop and strengthen the market.
1 Mar 2017 | Dave Leggett
Isuzu Motors is to acquire GM's stake in 'General Motors East Africa' (GMEA) as part of a strategy to expand in the region.
6 Feb 2017 | Dave Leggett
The PSA Group and local distributor URYSIA have signed a contract to assemble Peugeot brand vehicles in Kenya. It is planned that assembly will start from June of this year with the Peugeot 508, followed by the new Peugeot 3008 SUV.
11 Jan 2017 | Dave Leggett
For the third year in succession, new vehicle sales during 2016 in South Africa recorded a decline.
23 Dec 2016 | Dave Leggett
Volkswagen says it is taking a further step to develop market potential in Africa and has signed an MoU for an app-based 'integrated mobility concept' in Rwanda.
22 Dec 2016 | Dave Leggett
Volkswagen says it is forging ahead with the rationalisation of its worldwide automobile business and has inaugurated a vehicle production facility in Kenya.
30 Nov 2016 | Graeme Roberts
PSA Group and Stafim, Peugeot's long-term partner in Tunisia, have signed a letter of intent to assemble and sell a Peugeot pickup truck in Tunisia.
24 Nov 2016 | Simon Warburton
Toyota Motor Corporation has developed a method for observing the behaviour of lithium ions (Li-ions) in an electrolyte when a Li-ion battery charges and discharges.
16 Sep 2016 | Dave Leggett
Car sales in South Africa declined by 13.5% in August, the market weighed down by a weak economy and higher car prices.