International News

The Brexit Effect

Developments generated by the UK’s severing of ties with the European Union’s single market have wide implications for South Africa’s automotive industry The United Kingdom’s referendum vote to leave the ...
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January 31st, 2017

Volvo Cars and Uber join forces to develop autonomous driving cars

Volvo Cars and Uber, the world’s leading ride-sharing company, are to join forces to develop next generation autonomous driving (AD) cars. The two companies have signed an agreement to establish ...
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August 20th, 2016

The hidden engineering marvel behind the Panama Canal

While the Panama Canal and U.S. East Coast ports have experienced investments to process increased trade flows, so too has the prime technology used to move all this freight – ...
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June 28th, 2016

Continental Tire Announces Launch of New Legal Entity for West Africa

Continental Tire will be expanding its presence in West Africa with the launch of a new legal entity for the region, based in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, on ...
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April 26th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz C-Class is World Car of the Year

Mercedes-Benz wins three categories in the prestigious “World Car Awards 2015”. Christoph Horn, Head of Global Communication Passenger Cars Mercedes-Benz and Rob Moran, Director Mercedes-Benz USA Communications, received the awards ...
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April 7th, 2015

Mazda6 Passenger-Side Air Bag Recall Campaign

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced a Recall Campaign on certain Mazda6 vehicles Mazda outlined a concern affecting some Mazda6 vehicles equipped with a passenger-side air bag. The supplier of air ...
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March 27th, 2015

Challenging new role for Toyota South Africa’s President and CEO

Following structural changes within the global Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Management team, Toyota South Africa’s President and CEO Dr Johan van Zyl’s portfolio has been expanded to now also include ...
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March 9th, 2015

Goodyear reveals the world’s first electricity generating concept tyre

Goodyear is showcasing its latest tyre concept at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show— a futuristic tyre that has the capacity to produce its own electricity. Conceived by Goodyear’s Innovation ...
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March 9th, 2015

Ford Accelerates Carbon Fibre Research to Drive Innovation in Manufacturing Technology

Ford Motor Company announced a significant new collaboration to develop manufacturing innovations in automotive-grade carbon fibre for use in future products. Ford and DowAksa are accelerating joint research to develop ...
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February 16th, 2015

Chrysler SA Integrates the Jeep Club South Africa through the International Jeep Owner’s Group

Chrysler South Africa (Pty) Ltd.’s Jeep division has officially partnered with Jeep Club SA NPC to integrate with the International Jeep Owner’s Group (J.O.G.), following in the foot-steps of the ...
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January 30th, 2015