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...
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.
8 Sep 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News
Volkswagen plans to start CKD production of the Polo Vivo in Kenya at the end of 2016.
19 Aug 2016 | Simon Warburton
Chinaust Group, a 50/50 joint venture between GF Piping Systems and Lingyun Industrial, has acquired two Chinese companies: Shuchang Auto Part and Lingyun Jingran Gas Valve.
18 Aug 2016 | Simon Warburton
South Africa's National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM), says Renai Moothilal will be its new executive director as of next month.
1 Aug 2016 | Simon Warburton
AGC Automotive Europe has reached a basic agreement with Induver Holding, a glass manufacturer in Morocco, to set up a joint venture for manufacturing automotive glass destined both for Europe and for North African markets.