THE automotive industry would face the largest risks from the Eurozone crisis because the share of vehicles exported to Asia had been substituted by exports to Europe and the United States over the past five years, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has told the National Council of Provinces.... Read more
14-11-2011 -Scheckter’s OrganicEnergy drink is a new great tasting 100% organic and vegetarian certified energy drink. It is the only energy drink that is Organic and Vegetarian approved. The ingredients in Scheckter’s OrganicEnergy are all natural. No preservatives, artificial additives or colours are used.  Scheckter’s is a mix of... Read more
20-10-2011 – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) third quarter sales up 22.5 percent on second quarter VWSA January to September sales increase by 39 percent over first nine months in 2010 For the first time, the Volkswagen Group reports more than six million vehicle deliveries in the first nine months... Read more
09-09-2011 – On 14 September, the Eastern Cape’s photographic exhibition, featuring some of South Africa’s most spectacular natural beauty, goes on view in Glasgow and London. The exhibition follows a successful four year run across Europe in countries such as Portugal, Belgium, Sweden, France and Germany. The photographic exhibition, featuring... Read more
It’s official: Mercedes-Benz design is outstanding. As confirmed by three first places in the Automotive Brand Contest 2011. The competition’s top-flight expert jury voted the Mercedes-Benz design team “Team of the year”. They additionally awarded the ultimate “Best of Best” plaudit to the Mercedes-Benz CLS in the Exterior category.... 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
You would think that a Xhosa girl from Mdantsane would be more street smart, but how can I dispute an argument like: “This is not made in China, It’s Made in Korea”. This is what many patriotic sales assistants will say to you when bargaining in the Republic of Korea. It’s widely... Read more
The Eastern Cape’s existing textile and clothing factories, availability of skills and easy access to the ports have positioned the province as the “go to” location for future textile investments, says Chinese Sweater Chamber president Xu Wei. Wei was commenting on his fact-finding visit to the province to look... Read more