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JOHANNESBURG, November 11 - Drivers from Uber and Taxify - who have likened their working conditions to slavery - will on Monday down tools and have warned users to seek alternative transport. Earlier this year, e-hailing taxi drivers took part in the protest and went "offline" to alert the public to the conditions under which drivers were working. They complained that...
WASHINGTON - General Motors Co <GM.N> is halting work on two renovation projects at facilities in the Detroit area as it offers voluntary severance packages to 18,000 salaried workers in North America. GM chief executive Mary Barra told salaried workers in an email Wednesday seen by Reuters that the automaker has "decided to postpone the new studio building of the...
JOHANNESBURG, October 29 - British Airways has started four new weekly services between London and Johannesburg, increasing the number of direct flights between the cities to 18 a week. The British Airways' London-Johannesburg service started on Sunday and comes as the airline also opens a new route from London to Durban on Monday which will offer three weekly services using Boeing...
CAPE TOWN - South Africa is likely to adopt new plans for the country's car industry in December which aim to increase the local content of assembled cars to 60 percent by 2035 from around 38 percent now, a cabinet minister said on Thursday. The new plan, which will come into effect in 2021, seeks to provide stability for one...
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. Rolls-Royce said on Sunday it had drawn up plans for an electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL)...
Frankfurt, June 18 - German authorities arrested the head of Volkswagen’s luxury arm Audi on Monday, the most senior company official so far to be detained over the carmaker’s emissions test cheating scandal.   Munich prosecutors, who earlier this month widened their probe into Audi, said Rupert Stadler was being held due to fears he might hinder their investigation into the...
FRANKFURT - Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023 when the life cycle of Ford's Fiesta model is due to end, the head of the carmaker's German business told a paper, adding he would welcome state subsidies to support the shift. "Purely hypothetically that (2023) could be a good time for it," Gunnar Herrmann told German business daily...
CAPE TOWN, March 5 - A man was arrested after he was caught driving at 250 km/h in a Lamborghini supercar on the N1 highway in Cape Town in the early hours of Monday morning. According to a statement from the City of Cape Town, the man was arrested on a charge of reckless and negligent driving after he was...
New York (dpa) - Volkswagen has been fighting for months to keep evidence relating to its controversial testing of diesel fumes on monkeys and humans out of a US legal trial, according to documents seen by dpa. The documents were submitted to a court in the US state of Virginia by Volkswagen clients who are suing the German car giant...
JOHANNESBURG- Toyota South Africa is recalling 730,000 cars to replace defective airbag inflators affecting deferent models, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. "Toyota and many other motor manufacturers worldwide are recalling vehicles for potentially defective Takata airbag inflators. Globally, there are close to 100 million vehicles affected across several brands. At Toyota South Africa we have 730,000 vehicles affected," the...

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