South Africa: Increased Support for Automotive, Clothing Sectors

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is set to increase support for the automotive and clothing sectors, says Minister Rob Davies. "Firstly, we see acceleration in the  Read More..

Hyundai To Assemble Cars In South Africa, Manufacturing May Follow

South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai is preparing to build vehicles in South Africa. The Seoul-based company’s local representative has confirmed it will assemble light delivery  Read More..

Thai Automotive Industry Interested in SA

Pretoria - The Thai automotive industry has expressed interest in partnering and forming joint ventures with South African companies, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti). In a  Read More..

Rising auto demand in Africa puts UAE in top gear

Automotive hubs such as Dubai are expected to benefit from rising demand for vehicles from the African continent, according to analysts. "The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is known to be a major  Read More..

Nigeria: Osun to Establish Automotive Institute

The Osun State Government said on Saturday that it would establish an automotive specialist institute to be named Bola Ige Mechatronics Institute at the Osun College of Technology,  Read More..

Auto manufacturer McLaren on the fast track for profit

McLaren Automotive, the street arm of the British Formula One racing team, has sped into the black, making a profit after only its third year of supercar production. More dealers around the world  Read More..

Nissan steers Nigeria automotive industry

The first set of locally assembled Nissan vehicles were rolled out in early May through the local automotive giant, Stallion Motors. The car company released its first Nissan-branded vehicle from its  Read More..

India-made Datsun GO hatchback to be launched in South Africa by year end

Nissan’s low cost brand, Datsun is in resurrection stage yet as the company eyes expanding its presence in various automotive markets. It made entry in India with its first product GO  Read More..

12 Automakers Ready To Invest In Nigeria

No fewer than 12 automobile manufacturers have expressed interest in establishing assembly plants in Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy, according to National Automobile Council’s  Read More..

Toyota cuts 2014 forecast for auto parts exports

The new target of $897 million, if borne out, would point to a fall in exports. In 2013, the suppliers, collectively known as Toyota Group, shipped $939 million worth of parts from the Philippines  Read More..

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