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Government is committed to the automotive industry

Government remains committed to the production of vehicles locally through the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Mangwanishe. “As the government, our commitment to local vehicle production is supported in our Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) with a prime focus on adding value in …

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Cabinet welcomes Ford investment

Cabinet on Thursday welcomed Ford Motor Company’s R3 billion investment into its Silverton plant in Tshwane. “This investment will result in the creation of direct and indirect jobs due to the expected increased production of its Ford Ranger model,” Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said. Earlier this month, the company announced its …

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Ford’s Ranger Raptor to be produced in South Africa

The Ford Motor Company says the first-ever Ford Ranger Raptor will be produced in South Africa when it hits the market in 2019. Local assembly of the Ranger Raptor will take place at Ford’s Silverton assembly plant in Pretoria. It will also coincide with the introduction of an updated Ranger …

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Autoliv pays almost R150M for collution

Autoliv Inc, the world’s largest automotive safety supplier has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of almost R150 million following its admission of having contravened the Competition Act,  Competition Commission  said in a statement on Monday. The company, which manufacture airbags, seatbelts, and steering wheels has concluded a settlement agreement …

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