ARTICLES RELATING TO NAAMSA

Naamsa: SA vehicle sales to bounce back?

2014-08-04 08:14

South Africa’s vehicle sales showed reliance despite ongoing economic pressure as vehicle sales dropped by 891 to 57 670 units compared to the same period in 2013, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA.

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.

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.

Reader: Why South Africans aren't buying cars

2014-06-03 13:37

A Wheels24 reader sent us six reasons why South Africans aren't buying more cars. Reader Frank Swanepoel responds...

SA vehicle sales decline in May

2014-06-03 07:34

Year-on-year South African new vehicle sales declined by 9.2% in May 2014, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA said on Monday. Although the trend is set to decline, there is some good news...

Zuma 'creating jobs for pals'

2014-05-26 14:33
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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.

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.

 

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.

Jozi auto show dates announced

2014-07-29 09:02

The Johannesburg International Motor Show, South Africa's biggest motoring exhibition, will return to Nasrec in October 2015.

New cars not 'worth it' in SA

2014-06-03 14:41

Wheels24 reader Duncan Kipling says that owning a new vehicle "is not worth it" if owners are paying a premium for poor 'aftersales service'.

6 reasons why South Africans aren’t buying cars

2014-06-03 10:17

Naamsa reports year-on-year new vehicle sales have declined here. A Wheels24 reader lists six reasons why South Africans aren't buying more cars.

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.

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.

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