US-based vehicle manufacturer Ford announced that it will be significantly increasing its investment in the electric vehicle sector.
Volkswagen appears to have come through 2015’s emissions scandal unscathed with the public, with the announcement that car sales increased in 2017.
Ford is set to invest R3-billion into is South Africa-based manufacturing plant to meet the increased demand for its Ford Ranger bakkie.
South African motorists won’t be hit as hard this November, but the petrol price will still rise by at least four cents to the litre.
Vehicle sales in South Africa have increased by 4.1 per cent year-on-year, quashing any fears about the industry collapsing in what is a brutal economic climate.
Howard Dembovsky, said motorists would be expected to pay up to 71 percent more in transaction fees when completing vehicle licensing in 2018.
According to reports, luxury electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla, has fired around 400 employees in the last week.
The 30th World Solar Challenge kicked off on Monday in Australia.
General Motors’ Scott Miller has slammed claims by Elon Musk that the new Tesla Model 3 has level 5 autonomous driving capabilities.
The National Automobile Association of South Africa (Naamsa) reports that new vehicle sales in the country continues to show strong gains.