New car sales show consumers under pressure

2015-03-16 15:40

The consumer driven new car market continues to experience pressure on a year-on-year basis, according to the latest industry review.

Car sales decline in November

2014-12-02 11:38

Naamsa says new car sales in November have declined by 2.5% compared to the same period last year following strong sales the previous month.

New vehicle sales drop by 1.3%

2014-09-01 17:25

New vehicle sales have dropped by 738 in August, compared to the same month last year, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA says.

New vehicle sales drop

2014-08-01 17:13

Naamsa says new vehicle sales has dropped by 1.5% in July, compared to July last year and said strikes had made a significant impact.

More bad news for SA economy

2014-06-03 05:00

The decline in vehicle sales by 9.2% is another sign that the economy is losing momentum, warns 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.

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.


Uptick in used car sales

2014-12-02 19:55

South Africa's major banks are reporting a rise in used car sales, but new car sales have dropped as rand weakness lifts prices.

Vehicle sales rise by 4.7%

2014-11-03 16:09

Sales of new vehicles have increased by 4.7% in October compared to the same month last year, says the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

Fuel price to impact consumers' vehicle choices

2014-08-01 22:00

The current high fuel prices will keep consumers focused on buying more fuel efficient vehicles, say experts in their outlook for the auto industry.

New vehicles sales drop 2.3%

2014-07-01 13:58

South Africa's new vehicle sales have fallen to 52 837 units in June, according to data from the trade and industry department.

Zuma 'creating jobs for pals'

2014-05-26 14:33

President Jacob Zuma is more concerned about creating jobs for his friends than good governance, the DA says, while other organisations have welcomed new Cabinet appointments.

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.

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.

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