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    Volkswagen, BlackIvy enter collaboration for green growth in Ghana

    Volkswagen Ghana and BlackIvy Ghana are working together towards sustainable mobility, green growth and more affordable cars and homes in Ghana...

    22 Sep 2020

    What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retail

    With neverending technological innovation, what will retail look like in the next 20 to 30 years?

    By Maroefah Smith 2 Jul 2019

    #AfricaMonth: How Africa's auto industry is faring on the digitisation front

    Digital transformation is affecting and reshaping the entire automotive business model - from design and production to distribution and retail. We find out more from Lee Naik, CEO of TransUnion...

    By Ilse van den Berg 1 Jun 2018

    #AfricaMonth: Tech in the African automotive market

    The African continent is the last frontier for the global car sales industry. According to the 2015 International Organisation of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers' report Vehicles in Use, an estimated 44.8 million cars were in use across the continent that year...

    By Michael Zahariev 8 May 2018

    Volkswagen SA offers ride-hailing and more with pioneer Kigali plant

    Volkswagen SA (VWSA) has launched a subsidiary company in Rwanda to build cars and provide the country with transport services such as car-sharing and Uber-style ride-hailing...

    22 Jan 2018

    Commercial vehicle market competition on the rise in Africa

    The regional market for commercial vehicles (CVs) like rigid trucks and flatbed trailers is being strengthened by rising urbanisation and infrastructural developments in Africa...

    12 Jul 2017

    #AfricaMonth: The fast-growing, untapped African car market

    In light of the recent study, Game-changing Automotive Policy Developments in Africa, we chat to Ryan Bax, senior industry analyst for mobility and automotive at Frost & Sullivan, to find out more about the fast-growing, untapped African car market...

    By Ilse van den Berg 11 May 2017

    ContiPartner relaunch in Ghana

    The retail concept of Continental, ContiPartner, is being relaunched in Ghana through one of its selected partners, Rainbow Motor Workshop and Engineering...

    2 Aug 2016

    BMW plans to grow sub-Saharan African vehicle sales

    BMW SA will have ready-made export markets for its forthcoming, home-made X3 sports utility vehicle (SUV) if it can develop a "structured" approach...

    By David Furlonger 6 Jul 2016

    Uber-fast rollout sees app-taxi service in hiring mode

    Uber wants to add more than 15,000 new job opportunities for partner-drivers in SA over the next two years as well as lift sharing and other new services...

    By Hilary Joffe 17 May 2016

    Sanlam looking to invest in Africa, South-East Asia

    Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.

    By Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014

    Ford's sub-Saharan drive may benefit SA plants

    As Ford's only manufacturing operation in the Middle East and Africa‚ Ford Southern Africa is in pole position to benefit from the group's decision to intensify marketing and production in sub-Saharan Africa‚ says Stephen Odell‚ president of Ford's European‚ Middle East and African operations.

    By David Furlonger 11 Apr 2014

    Van Zyl to head Toyota's Africa drive

    A global management shakeup at Toyota Motor Corporation has hit African shores, with local Toyota chief Johan van Zyl called in to head the new position of chief executive of Toyota's operations across Africa

    9 Apr 2013

    Africa needs economic integration

    African countries must integrate their economies in order to support a new wave of industrial development across the continent‚ Department of Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said Tuesday (26 March).

    By Mariam Isa 27 Mar 2013



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