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COMMENT: NUMSA rhetoric needs injection of hope

As sticking points go, South Africa's so-called 'peace clause' has proved exceptionally tricky to shift....

Audi TDI tech is 25 years of age

High-tech TDI engines that provide economy and performance sit at the heart of the Audi brand's values and technological DNA. As Audi marks...

COMMENT: NUMSA should end constant state of war

Is the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) interested in promoting its members' conditions and working with employers in...

Critters count at Hyundai-Kia proving ground

Critter control isn't an essential item on the CV of anyone applying for a job at Hyundai America Technical Centre's Inc's (HATCI) Californi...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud 28 Jul 2014

Matthew Beecham

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.

INTERVIEW: Anne Ruthmann, Citroën C4 Cactus PM 8 Jul 2014

Glenn Brooks

Citroën C4 Cactus Chef de Projet Anne Ruthmann answers questions on key suppliers, lightweight technology, sales prospects and other topics.

Latest News

Delphi Q2 income rises 1 Aug 14

Graeme Roberts

Delphi Automotive reported second quarter net income of US$382m and earnings of $1.26 per share compared to $367m and $1.17 per share a year ago.

SA war of words escalates as lock-out continues 1 Aug 14

Simon Warburton

Both sides in South Africa's latest industrial spat are ramping up the verbal vitriol, following a major employer body's decision to lock out formerly striking metalworkers.

SA Ministry defends employers' "right to strike" 1 Aug 14

Simon Warburton

South Africa's Labour Ministry says business owners also have the right to strike as the country reels under yet another manufacturing setback.

Borgwarner’s Q2 operating profit up 15.3% 1 Aug 14

Graeme Roberts

Borgwarner's net sales for the second quarter ended 30 June 2014 was up 16% to US$2.19bn as compared with $1.89bn in the same period year ago. Operating income was up 15.3% to $280.6m compared with $243.4m.

Bun warming profits at Gentherm 1 Aug 14

Graeme Roberts

Helping keeping car occupants' buns warm or cool paid off for climate control seat specialist Gentherm in the second quarter and first half of 2014.

Conti hikes profit forecast again 31 Jul 14

Graeme Roberts

Continental has raised its full-year profit forecast for the second time in five months after second quarter earnings rose on improving vehicle demand and a strong performance by its rubber division.

Latest blogs

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé: tilting suspension tech explained 3 Jun 14

Glenn Brooks

As the first version of the new S-Class Coupé goes on sale in Germany, Mercedes-Benz has revealed technical details of the car's revolutionary suspension system, which allows the car to lean into bends.

Some detail on Tesla's li-ion battery 'gigafactory' 27 Feb 14

Dave Leggett

Panasonic is one of the companies looking at partnering with Tesla on its plans for a big new facility dedicated to lithium ion battery production.

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