VW to launch ride-hailing in Rwanda as part of Africa expansionThu, 22, Dec 2016
Volkswagen plans to start a ride-hailing service in Rwanda in a sign of how the German carmaker is developing pay-per-use transportation models in new markets where rival Uber has not yet gained traction.
VW forms JV in Algeria to make Golf, other models starting in 2017Sun, 27, Nov 2016
VW Group has formed a joint venture with Algerian sales partner SOVAC to assemble cars in the North African country, aiming for production capacity of more than 100 vehicles a day starting in spring 2017. The models that will be made in Relizane include the VW Golf, Seat Ibiza and Skoda Octavia.
Ford, Nissan lead effort to further develop industry in AfricaMon, 24, Oct 2016
A group of carmakers led by executives from Ford Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. will seek to work with Kenyan authorities to develop an auto-manufacturing industry in the east African country, building on talks with Nigerian lawmakers about their own market.
Delphi, Linamar to add Morocco plants, minister saysTue, 05, Jul 2016
North American parts suppliers Delphi and Linamar will be building plants in Morocco, the country's industry minister said. Morocco need to expand its supply base to support a PSA factory that opens in 2019 as well as Renault's two car assembly plants in the country.
GM revises South Africa output schedule as economy slowsMon, 20, Jun 2016
Can PSA be most efficient carmaker?Mon, 23, May 2016
Ford to invest $169 million in South Africa to build Everest SUVTue, 05, Apr 2016
Ford expects 2015 pretax profit to set record, says '16 may be even betterTue, 12, Jan 2016
Ford said it earned a record pretax profit of at least $10.5 billion in 2015 and that it would match or beat that result in 2016. It also said it would return $1 billion to shareholders in the form of a special 25-cent-per-share dividend, but the news failed to halt a three-month decline in the automaker's stock price.
Ford's Nigerian plant turns out first vehicleTue, 17, Nov 2015
BMW will build X3 in South Africa to ease pressure on U.S. plantMon, 16, Nov 2015
BMW will build its X3 in South Africa to ease pressure on its U.S. factory that specializes in SUV output. The automaker will invest $417 million in its South African operations to start production of the X3, replacing 3-series production locally.