The last two major vehicle manufacturers halted by Covid-19 lockdown returned to work on Monday as new-vehicle sales figures showed the scale of the challenge facing the motor industry.  

Ford Southern Africa and Nissan SA both reopened their Tshwane assembly plants for the first time since March. Some competitors that resumed early in May are already approaching full production but both latecomers say they will adopt a cautious, “staggered” approach...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now