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20 Mar 2021
5:24 am

No brakes on SA’s car industry


Despite the fact we’re on the tip of a continent far away from most markets, we can compete.

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Sometimes, we South Africans are too hard on ourselves and we see the glass as being half-empty and not half-full. We cannot see anything positive and almost despise ourselves because we see ourselves as second-class global citizens. And that’s understandable, given the huge chaos we see all around us in government departments and state-owned enterprises, where dysfunction and not efficiency is the order of the day. Yet, as Ford Southern Africa MD Neale Hill reminds us today, we are capable of producing products in the motor sector which are the equal of those put together anywhere else in the world....