As the inventor of the automobile 125 years ago, Daimler AG and its local subsidiary, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), will demonstrate continuing commitment to innovation. 30-08-2011 – 125 years of sustainable business activities On January 29, 1886, Carl Benz changed the world when he applied for a patent on his... Read more
29-08-2011 – The South African market for trucks, buses and vans with Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) ratings of more than 3 500kg performed well during the first half of 2011, despite widespread concerns that product availability particularly from the Japanese manufacturers, would serve to constrain sales volumes in the wake... Read more
26-08-2011 – The emergence of China as a major player in the automotive sector  is an opportunity for Eastern Cape business to exploit investments in the green sectors and use its natural resources to its advantage. This emerged at the two-day South African Automotive Week’s (SAAW) Green Machines- Opportunities and... Read more
26-08-2011 – When it comes to cars women are often regarded as less knowledgeable than men. This month, which is dedicated to women in South Africa, General Motors South Africa (GMSA) wants to set the record straight with theKnowledge is Power campaign. John Astbury, GMSA Vice President of After Sales, said... Read more
Exceptional vehicles aim to satisfy customer expectations and its innovative technology is focused on respecting the environment. 23-08-2011 – Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) will have an exciting and dominant presence at the Johannesburg International Motor Show in October, as it showcases exhilarating high-performance passenger cars and state-of the-art trucks, vans... Read more
11-08-2011 – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) continuously explores ways to improve the lifestyle of their workforce. Through the company’s Health and Wellness programme there is an ongoing effort to create health awareness.  While the company is celebrating women’s month and handing out flowers and chocolates to female employees, both... Read more
08-08-2011 – A barrier-breaking initiative at Goodyear is giving employees on the factory production line a chance to connect directly with dealers and end users on the retail shop floor … and to listen to the ‘voice of the customer’. In fact, this innovative programme is called just that: Voice... Read more
Net income of $1.54 per share; EBIT of $3.0 billion   04-08-2011 – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced second quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $2.5 billion, or $1.54 per fully-diluted share, marking the company’s sixth consecutive profitable quarter. In the second quarter of 2010, GM’s... Read more
03-08-2011 – Owing to the good demand situation, the Mercedes-Benz plant in East London also is increasing its output: beginning in July, the plant will work additional shifts in its passenger cars production also on the four Saturdays of August. In July the largest number of right-hand-drive vehicles in the... Read more
02-08-2011 – Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI BlueMotion re-affirmed its status as the most fuel efficient Golf ever when it won the overall diesel category of the 2011 TOTAL Economy Run. The 35th edition of the event took place this past weekend in and around the Thaba ‘Nchu, Free State. Eddie Bielfeld... Read more