Johan Van Zyl

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Uncertainty stalked the stands at this year’s Geneva auto show. Global automakers are planning a $300 billion (€267 billion) investment in electric vehicle technology over the next five to 10 years.

Confidence is a core trait of the car trade. First impressions from last week’s Geneva motor show suggest an industry ready to embrace the greatest re(...)

 Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in 2002 next to an Aston Martin V12 Vanquish, as seen in Die Another Day. File photograph: PA Wire.

The price has been shaken – and stirred a little – but, assuming there are no last-minute hitches, shares in Aston Martin should make a splash when th(...)

BMW chief Harald Krüger at the Paris Motor Show on Tuesday. ‘If there is no solution, then there will only be losers on both sides,’ he said.  Photograph: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Warnings from motor industry bosses about the consequences of a no-deal Brexit have become significantly more pointed, with BMW chief executive Harald(...)

Steinhoff, owner of Dealz and Poundland stores in Ireland and the UK, had planned to seek approval for payouts to board members as a reward for trying to keep the company afloat. Photographer: Bloomberg

Steinhoff International Holdings has shelved a plan to pay director bonuses after legislators questioned whether it was appropriate to release extra f(...)