The cars to watch in 2010

Williams, Stephen
January 2010
New African;Jan2010, Issue 491, p66
The article reports on the 2010 developments of car manufacturers in Africa. It mentions that Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. will increase its model line production in south Africa by about 50 percent from 33,000 units to 45,000. It notes that Bayerische Motor Co. Ltd. (BMW) revealed an investment of 290 million U.S. dollars in its South African Rosslyn plant to boost production capacity from 60,000 to 87,000 in its 3-Series. Moreover, Volkswagenwerk is planning to export 55,000 Polos from South America.


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