STRONG COMPONENTS REPRESENTATION AT AUTO AFRICA CONFIRMS BUOYANCY OF SECTOR Statistics show that the automotive component sector is experiencing a period of growth both locally and globally. The export of total South African automotive exports are fast challenging gold as the leading earner of foreign exchange despite the strength of the Rand, says the National […]
UNIQUE 6X6 AMPHIBIAN VEHICLE –THE NVUBU – TO BE LAUNCHED AT AUTO AFRICA 2004 Is it a boat? Is it a 4X4? Is it something out of the latest James Bond movie? No, it’s Nvubu, South Africa’s own history-making amphibious all-terrain multi-purpose vehicle (AATMPV)! Fully designed here in South Africa, the totally unique Nvubu (which […]
R128-billion retail motor industry to be represented at automotive show. South Africa’s retail motor sector, which recorded a turnover of R128-billion in 2002 of which R52,4-billion accounted for new vehicle sales, R33,6-billion used vehicle sales and R42.1-billion after-market sales, will come under the spotlight at Auto Africa 2004 – the biennial Africa International Automotive Trade […]
AFRICA’S AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR CONTINUES TO ATTRACT INVESTMENT; MAKES INCREASING CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY Auto Africa Expo to be held in Johannesburg in October puts spotlight on Africa’s growing role as manufacturer of vehicles and supplier of components for global export.
“GEARING UP FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIER AUTO SHOW, A NEW VEHICLE EVERY 30 MINUTES AT AUTO AFRICA 2004” Futuristic, fast and functional is the best way to describe the wide range of new cars to be launched at Auto Africa 2004. On Monday, 25 October 2004 alone, a total of 20 brand-new cars will be launched […]
Fiat Palio Bluetooth Racing Team – Rounds 11 & 12 SA Production Car championship After their success at the last round of the SA Production Car Championship at Zwartkops, victory could not be repeated for the Fiat Palio Bluetooth Racing Team. Round Seven of the Vodacom Power Tour was some consolidation for the Fiat team, […]
Palio Racing Team – Races 3 & 4 SA Production Car championship. With brand new cars barely completed before races 3 and 4 of the SA Production Car Championship in Killarney, Cape Town, the Palio Racing Team made significant progress in their development on 3 April.
Alfa Romeo Squadra Corse – Races 3 & 4 SA Production Car championship Perfect weather conditions on April 3 didn’t’ mean an ideal racing weekend for Alfa Romeo Squadra Corse as the team headed in good spirits to Killarney in the Western Cape for races 3 and 4 of the South African Production Car championships.
Fiat, PSA Peugeot Citroën and Tofas Sign Cooperation Agreement to Develop and Produce Small, Entry-Level Light Commercial Vehicles
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat, Jean-Martin Folz, CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën, Mustafa V. Koc, Chairman of Koc Holding and Tofas, and Diego Avesani, CEO of Tofas, signed today a cooperation agreement to jointly develop and produce small entry-level light commercial vehicles for the European market. Scheduled for rollout in 2008, the new vehicles will […]