Stimulating investment in vehicle production

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the new Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) guidelines to stimulate investment in the production of vehicles in the country. The MHCV-AIS is a sub-component of the Automotive Investment Scheme, an incentive designed to grow and develop the automotive sector in South Africa. “The […]

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Dti welcomes launch of Toyota plant

Department of Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies has welcomed the launch of Toyota’s Quantum Ses’fikile Complete Knock Down (CKD) plant. “As government, we want to convey our support to the Toyota South Africa motor company on this R476 million project to migrate your production process to CKD. This is a step in the […]

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Driverless cars set for UK in 2015

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced 2 new measures that give the green light for driverless cars to take to UK roads from January 2015. UK cities can now bid for a share of a £10 million competition to host a driverless cars trial. The government is calling on cities to join together with businesses […]

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Automotive sector moves up a gear

President Jacob Zuma is expected to launch the First Automotive Works (FAW) South Africa assembly plant in the Eastern Cape on Thursday. Industrial Development Zone The R600-million truck assembly plant is based in the Coega Industrial Development Zone at the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in Port Elizabeth. It is part of government’s interventions in manufacturing […]

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British Built Electric Buses Enter Service

The Mayor of London officially welcomed the introduction of four British built, pure electric buses this week at an air quality event at The Mansion House.   The four Optare MetroCity single deck buses are currently being trialled on route H98, which operates between Hayes and Hounslow. The four buses, in service on route H98, […]

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Building reliable, safe transport

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has officially launched this year’s Transport Month, where she highlighted the on-going interventions to curb road carnage and the progress made by government on providing efficient and reliable public transport system. Under the theme “Celebrating 20 years of delivering efficient, reliable and safe transport services”, Peters on Tuesday announced that in […]

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2014 Carter Jonas Business Export

Abingdon, UK. An Abingdon-based automotive heat management specialist has been nominated for the 2014 Carter Jonas Business Export prize at this year’s Oxfordshire Business Awards. The prestigious awards, now in their 20th year, celebrate the achievements of businesses across Oxfordshire. Zircotec, renowned for its proprietary thermal barrier coatings used widely in the motorsport and automotive […]

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Spanish Grand Prix Race

Valtteri Bottas finished fifth and Felipe Massa 13th in the Spanish Grand Prix. Both cars made good starts with Valtteri making his way into third…
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Formula 5000 Fever At Thruxton Easter Revival

The unmistakeable roar of Formula 5000 will resonate around Thruxton next weekend (19-20 April), as a marauding pack of 5.0-litre, V8 monsters vie for glory in the Derek Bell Trophy races at the eagerly-anticipated Easter Revival.  Feast of formidable Formula 5000 machinery a highlight of Thruxton Easter Revival  Formula 5000 and Formula 2 drivers face-off […]

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Swedish Firm Takes On WRC Timing System

Stage One Technology — the WRC’s decade-long dedicated, reliable and accurate timing supplier — has concluded an agreement with Swedish firm Racetiming Sweden for the acquisition of its cutting-edge timing system. From 2002 until 2012, British-based Stage One Technology delivered the data which kept the World Rally Championship turning and that equipment has now been […]

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