19-10-2011 – The once burgeoning success of South African cricket enjoyed an enviable fan base, and acceptance with all South Africans at the cusp of South Africa’s acceptance on the international sporting arena. (Something not quite right with this intro) Then came the match-fixing scandal in 2000, featuring the captain... Read more
13-10-2011 – The Department of Trade and Industry is looking to designate specific vehicles, starting with buses, for procurement by state agencies to raise domestic production and employment. This was stated by the departmental minister Rob Davies, speaking at the official opening of the Johannesburg International Motor Show at Expo... Read more
03-10-2011 – Zahara’s CD launch tour kicked off on home ground East London last Friday. Record company TS Records and distributors EMI Records awarded the singer, born Bulelwa Mkutukane, a multi-platinum certificate, which she presented to former president Nelson Mandela during a private performance in Qunu on Saturday.  ... Read more
29-09-2011 – President Jacob Zuma has directed members of the Presidential Infrastructure Coordination Commission to follow up on the issues raised by the automotive sector during their meeting with the President in Port Elizabeth yesterday. The President, accompanied by Minister Gugile Nkwinti who chairs the economic cluster and Economic Development... Read more
26-09-2011 – The Tax Administration Bill, which could introduce far reaching changes to out tax system is currently before Parliament. The Bill has been a work-in-progress for a few years now, with SARS engaging public comment and stakeholder discussions throughout its development. The Bill has had its share of criticism... Read more
Building a sustainable future, creating opportunities, strengthening the economy 26-09-2011 – The Mercedes-Benz group of companies in South Africa has consolidated its leadership in the automotive industry – this time in the field of black economic empowerment, as certified recently by Empowerlogic. The Mercedes-Benz group of companies in South Africa... Read more
12-09-2011 – A browse on the internet by the chief of a Willowvale village in the former Transkei town of Idutywa in August last year has resulted in 40 young people receiving scarce skills training in the water sector. The skills transfer, which includes a learnership, pipe-laying and plumbing component,... Read more
Automaker again ranked No.1 in Patent Board’s quarterly industry scorecard. 12-09-2011 – General Motors remains the No. 1 innovator among 184 companies ranked by the patent board in its quarterly automotive and transportation industryscorecard. It is the third consecutive quarter that GM occupies the top spot. The patent board analyzes intellectual property... 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