Volkswagen will narrowly meet a deadline to start deliveries of its flagship ID.3 electric car, but early buyers will have to wait months for all the features to work.
BMW South Africa is to shut down its Rosslyn manufacturing plant in Pretoria for two weeks because of risks posed by Covid-19 and the resulting impact on demand for new vehicles.
German car-making giant Volkswagen is preparing for the introduction of its electric vehicle line-up on South African roads through the local launch of the e-Golf pilot project.
Europe is poised to lead global growth in electric-car sales next year as governments across the region offer consumers ever-sweeter incentives toward the purchase of new vehicles.
Ford will next year launch the first phase of a four-year renewable energy plan with the intention of making its Silverton production plant completely self-sufficient for all its energy needs.
Volkswagen Group South Africa is poised to implement a plan to move its manufacturing plant in Uitenhage, plus some of its component suppliers in an adjacent supplier park, off the national electricity grid.
The Volkswagen Golf went on a record-breaking run of more than 35 million units sold to date. But in the 45 years since the first one rolled off the line, the ground has shifted.