Trade, industry & competition minister Ebrahim Patel is open to the idea of postponing the implementation of the latest automotive master plan, but says any such delays have to be “very brief”. 

The SA automotive master plan, through which the government hopes to double motor industry production and employment, and increase average local content of cars made in SA from 40% to 60%, should have begun on January 1 but was postponed to July 1 because of Covid-19...

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