JOHANNSBURG, South Africa – At the recent “Made in South Africa” automotive conference in Port Elizabeth, the local industry heard it is vital to immediately start planning for its development after 2012. Roger Pitot, a consultant with the National Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa, says auto makers should begin working on post-2012 model programs by 2007. "We must know by 2007 what will happen after 2012 and the end of the current Motor Industry Development Program,” ...

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