The Volkswagen Jetta TDI beat 17 different marques recently to be named Namibia’s 2001 Car of the Year.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed to keep oil production at its current level despite a slump in the price of crude, but said it would act if the price did not stabilise soon.
American tyremaker Goodyear was warned that its third-quarter earnings were likely to be much lower than initially expected due to lower demand and shipping disruptions after the terrorist attacks in the United States.
The Natref oil refinery in Sasolburg, which was damaged in a fire in June, will reopen next week.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has not yet reached agreement on whether to leave crude output volumes unchanged as the price of oil continues to fall. Talks resume today.
It would upset Kitt, the talking Trans-Am of TV series Knight Rider fame, if he knew that General Motors has decided to retire two proud American muscle cars. The Chevrolet Camaro and its Pontiac counterpart, the Firebird, will end a long history with their 2002 models.
South Korean manufacturer Daewoo Motor has already begun reaping the benefits of General Motors’ investment. Sales have been rising since the deal was struck last week.
Scientists warn that local short cuts are in danger of becoming major routes because journey-planning software in cars, which automatically select the shortest route to a destination, will probably become commonplace on our roads in the very near future.
Toyota has developed a little concept car, reportedly in conjunction with Sony, that is half car, half computer pet. It could take centre stage at next month’s Tokyo Motor Show.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries will be focusing on finding a way to keep the price of oil stable as its members meet in Vienna on Wednesday.