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SOUTH AFRICA

Nissan, BMW and Porsche face sales ban in South Korea

South Korea is to ban sales of some cars made by Porsche, BMW and Nissan, and fine the companies over $5 million...

1 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Samsung to buy US auto parts supplier Harman for $8bn

Samsung Electronics said on Monday it would buy US auto parts maker Harman International Industries for $8 billion in a bid to enter the growing market...

15 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

South Korea's Samsung invests $450m in China carmaker

A subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate Samsung will buy a $450 million stake in China's electric carmaker BYD, which is partially owned by US investment guru Warren Buffet...

25 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Nissan taking South Korea to court over emission claims

Japanese automaker Nissan said on Monday it is taking South Korea to court in response to Seoul's claims that it manipulated emissions data...

28 Jun 2016

SOUTH KOREA

New taxi app challenges Uber in South Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's top mobile messenger operator launched a new web-based cab-hailing service on Tuesday to compete with California-based Uber...

1 Apr 2015

UNITED STATES

Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes

NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.

27 Oct 2010

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