SA car sales: April holidays takes a heavy toll

2016-04-04 08:06

Public holidays in March saw a new vehicle sales plummet with 47 631 new vehicles being sold, a drop of 14% compared to the same period in 2015, reports National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa.

INFOGRAPHIC: SA car sales slump in February

2016-03-02 08:58

New vehicle sales in February continued the decline started in January 2016, with 48 148 units sold. Fortunately, vehicle exports are expected to rise with the launch of the new Toyota Hilux in SA.

SA new car sales: Poor start to 2016

2016-02-02 08:34

New vehicle sales started 2016 on a weak note while the used car market continues to gain momentum, reports Naamsa.

Toyota plans to sell more than 10 million vehicles in 2016

2015-12-16 14:50

Toyota is expecting to sell more than 10 million vehicles in 2016 but little changed from what it hopes to sell in 2015.

INFOGRAPHIC: High vehicle prices hurt SA

2015-11-16 16:37

Economic pressure is hurting the pockets of South African car owners and businesses. Fortunately, new vehicle price inflation is dropping...

Toyota overtakes VW in global vehicle sales race

2015-10-26 16:29

Crisis-hit automaker Volkswagen was dealt more bad news after Toyota beat them to the world's top-selling carmaker spot.

UK car production rising for exports

2015-07-24 09:45

Car production increased radically in the UK during June 2015 as export demands surged.

Rentals are stretching out the lifespan of cars

2015-07-01 20:03

Rental companies are hanging on to used cars as tourism numbers drop and firms stretch out the lifespan of their car fleets, according to WesBank.

May's most fuel-efficient cars in SA

2015-06-09 06:58

Fuel prices are still climbing but here are South Africa's most fuel-efficient cars for May 2015. Are you driving one?

Age of the consumer drives down car sales

2015-05-04 16:55

The age of the consumer “in terms of choices and options” is upon us, a banking expert said on Monday after results showed falling sales figures in the automobile industry.


2016 SA car sales: Grim months ahead

2016-03-09 14:04

Weak Rand, interest rate hikes, price increases... Vehicle sales in South Africa could see a major decline in 2016, reports WesBank.

Renault sales in SA: '2015 best year yet'

2016-02-02 11:32

In a market that was down almost 7%, Renault South Africa sold more than 20 000 units in 2015, a record year for the automaker.

Drop in SA car sales: outlook for 2016 is 'uninspiring'

2016-01-08 08:51

'The outlook for vehicles sales in 2016 remains uninspiring,' says the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA, as it makes its car-sales predictions for the year ahead.

Good news for SA: New car, bakkie sales on the up!

2015-12-02 08:05

New vehicle sales improved for the first time since February 2015, reports Naamsa. We list the top selling cars in SA!

SA vehicle sales: Ranger, Polo Vivo lead the way

2015-11-03 08:26

New vehicle sales dropped by by 5091 units or 8.6% in October 2015 compared to the same period in 2014. We list the top selling vehicles.

Chinese auto slump hits industry fortunes

2015-07-31 12:11

The once-booming Chinese demand for automobiles seems to have hit a crisis - but there are plans to get things back on track...

Europe's auto sales surged 15% in June

2015-07-17 09:03

'The market's is still fragile even more so as a result of turmoil in Greece,' says vehicle industry analyst Carlos da Silva as European car sales surged in June.

June car sales down

2015-07-01 16:37

While June 2015 showed an increase in passenger vehicles sales by 4.1%, they declined by 6.6% compared to the same month last year.

New car sales have hit the ceiling

2015-06-01 21:15

Car sales have likely reached their ceiling in the current economic climate, a researcher said after trade results showed a further decline in new car sales in May.

UK snaps up 10 000 hybrid Outlanders

2015-03-10 10:03

Mitsubishi's Outlander Plug-in electric vehicle, The PHEV, is breaking records and more than 10,000 have been sold since its launch.

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