ARTICLES RELATING TO NAAMSA

SA vehicle sales on the up?

2014-04-02 13:02

New vehicle sales for March held up reasonably well and were virtually unchanged compared to 2013.

SA vehicle sales on the up?

2014-04-02 08:27

New vehicle sales for March held up reasonably well and were virtually unchanged compared to the same period in 2013, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

Shift from new to used cars

2014-03-03 15:02

The value of the rand is likely to have a greater impact on the new vehicle market in 2014 than the current interest rate cycle, says an expert.

Van Zyl re-elected Naamsa president

2013-12-09 13:41

Toyota SA CEO Johan van Zyl has been re-elected president of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

How strikes affected vehicle sales

2013-11-01 18:20

The automotive industry strike affected vehicle export numbers, which recorded a year-on-year monthly decline in September, but showed some recovery in October.

Hopes for end to auto strike

2013-10-02 14:24

Car manufacturers have made a new wage offer in a bid to end a strike that has crippled production for almost seven weeks.

Major car makers face a rough ride

2013-09-11 20:19

Operations at all the major vehicle producers will come to a halt because of the strike in the automotive components industry, warns Naamsa.

Car workers to take to the streets

2013-09-02 17:57

About 11 000 automobile workers will march in Pretoria in demand of higher wages, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA says.

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Weak rand makes SA buy cars

2013-08-01 21:41

Experts say the surge in sales of vehicles in July may have been due to worries about possible price hikes looming.

SA vehicle sales on the rise

2013-07-02 07:30

The number of new vehicles sold in June increased by 3.3% to 53 562 models, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa).

Vehicle sales up 3.3%

2013-07-01 16:34

The number of new vehicles sold in June increased by 3.3% to 53 562, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa says.

Motor trade sales climbs to 7%

2013-04-18 12:36

February motor trade sales increased by 7.3% driven largely by new vehicles, preliminary date from Stats SA shows.

New vehicle sales up 7% in March

2013-04-02 15:37

New car sales in South Africa increased 7% year-on-year in March to 54 946 units, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers says.

Naamsa: Gordhan's budget balanced

2013-02-27 17:26

Minister Pravin Gordhan tabled a balanced and innovative set of budget proposals intended to support growth and employment, Naamsa says.

Vehicle sales end positive in 2012

2013-01-09 11:52

New vehicle sales ended 2012 on a positive note with a year-on-year increase of 1.8% in December, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers says.

Low rates spur new vehicle sales

2012-12-04 13:30

New vehicle sales increased by 7.3% in November as low interest rates and new models attracted consumers to buy vehicles, industry body Naamsa says.

Low interest rates jumpstart car sales

2012-11-02 11:12

New vehicle sales rose by 10.5% in October to 57 845 units, boosted by record low interest rates, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers says.

Industrial drama hits car sales

2012-10-02 12:13

Naamsa has announced that new vehicle sales for September 2012 reflected a slowdown in growth with the current level of industrial action being named as a cause for the dip in business confidence.

Uptick in new vehicle sales

2012-05-03 11:20

Total new vehicle sales rose by 10.5% in April, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers says, predicting modest growth for the industry in 2012.

Used vehicle sales pick up speed

2012-01-16 09:20

Used vehicle sales gained ground in the last quarter of 2011 compared with new car sales, boosted by price inflation which fell to its lowest level in two years.

New vehicle sales ratchet up

2012-01-10 12:56

SA's total new vehicle sales increased by 11% to 43 790 units in December, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers says.

Vehicle sales expected to slow

2011-08-16 15:03

Growth in new vehicle sales is likely to be lower in the second half of the year, says the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

Vehicle sales pick up pace

2011-07-04 11:49

New vehicle sales increased in June by 12.6% compared to a year ago, showing recovery in the sector is gaining momentum.

 

SA vehicle sales on the up?

2014-04-02 12:00

New vehicle sales for March held up reasonably well and were virtually unchanged compared to the same period in 2013, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

Vehicle sales unchanged

2014-04-01 17:38

Naamsa says new vehicle sales for March held up reasonably well and were virtually unchanged from March last year.

Rand impacts vehicle prices

2014-02-03 16:55

Pressure of the rand exchange rate has impacted new vehicle prices, despite vehicle prices having grown at a lower rate than that of CPI, says an expert.

Vehicle sales down in November

2013-12-03 10:51

New vehicle sales slowed during November reflecting a slowing economy, strike-related supply problems and moderating consumer demand, says Naamsa.

'Jims poor bet': Auto moguls respond

2013-10-25 11:51

Chrysler SA CEO Trent Barcroft called the 2013 Johannesburg Motor Show "a poor investment". We asked SA automakers to respond and received responses from automotive heavyweights - Naamsa president Johan van Zyl and Toyota SA's Calvyn Hamman.

Strike action chokes vehicle sales

2013-10-01 20:10

The drop in vehicle sales in September is largely attributed to the labour unrest in the motor industry, which also affected exports sales.

Auto industry loses R20bn over strike

2013-09-10 19:31

The three week strike in the motor sector cost manufacturers 50 000 cars in lost production, says the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

New vehicle sales down by 3.7%

2013-09-02 17:22

The number of new vehicles sold in August declined by 3.7% to 38 892 units, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA says.

Auto sector nears halt as strike hits

2013-08-19 13:00

The South African auto manufacturing industry has nearly reached a standstill, as about 30 000 workers embarked on a nationwide strike over wages.

Fewer jobs in car manufacturing sector

2013-07-23 15:06

The number of people employed in the new vehicle manufacturing industry has declined in the past three months, Naamsa says.

Rates could boost car sales - bank

2013-07-01 19:44

The increase in new vehicle sales may still be boosted by low interest rates in 2013, according to Standard Bank.

Vehicle sales in May up 7.5%

2013-06-03 17:00

The department of trade and industry says sales of motor vehicles in May have surprised analysts by showing a 7.5% increase.

New car sales down 2.1%

2013-04-03 10:07

New car sales in SA totalled 54 946 units in March, a 2.1% drop from the same month last year partly due to sales losses over Easter, Naamsa says.

January vehicle sales up 14.1%

2013-02-04 11:45

New vehicle sales rose to 55 007 units in January, in the same period a year ago‚ according to the latest data.

SA loves bakkies

2012-12-04 22:20

The latest figures on new car sales have shown that South Africans do love bakkies, with Toyota selling over 3 000 Hiluxes last month.

Strikes didn't slow car sales

2012-11-02 11:27

Naamsa has released new vehicle sales figures for October 2012 – a month in which more-encouraging performances were reflected despite strikes at various manufacturing plants.

New vehicle sales show modest growth

2012-10-02 12:20

New vehicle sales grew at a modest pace in September compared with the same period a year ago‚ according to Naamsa data.

New vehicle sales accelerate

2012-08-02 11:14

SA's total new car sales increased by 18.3% to 54 067 units in July, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers reports.

New vehicle sales gather speed

2012-06-04 11:13

SA's total new vehicle sales rose by 20.7% in May as new models came into the market, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers says.

New vehicle sales pick up speed

2012-04-03 11:14

South Africa's total new vehicle sales increased by 4.8% year-on-year to 56 110 units in March, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers says.

Lower rates boost 2011 vehicle sales

2012-01-10 16:34

SA vehicle manufacturers notched their highest sales in five years as lower interest rates, base effects and the weaker rand prompted consumers to buy more cars.

Mercedes-Benz pulls out of Naamsa stats

2012-01-09 14:30

Naamsa says Mercedes-Benz SA has suspended participation in domestic new vehicle sales and export statistics for the time being because of an EU probe.

Vehicle sales lose momentum

2011-08-02 11:25

Growth in new vehicle sales slowed in July compared to a year ago, says the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

New vehicle sales hit speedbump

2011-06-02 11:18

Component shortages after Japan's earthquake crippled local production, adding to lower vehicles sales in May, says Naamsa.

 
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