Vehicles sales up 1.1% yr-on-yr in February

2015-03-02 20:07

New vehicle sales have risen 1.1% year-on-year in February to 52 368 units, data from the trade department has showed.

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.

Rand treads narrow path

2014-09-01 19:13

The rand has traded largely flat against the dollar in a lacklustre session, with weak domestic economic fundamentals likely to keep the currency under pressure.

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.

Dip in vehicle sales

2014-07-17 14:19

Annual motor trade sales fell by 1.1% year-on-year in May, with the biggest negative growth rates recorded for new vehicle sales and used vehicle sales.

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.

New vehicle sales fall

2014-06-02 15:31

South Africa's new vehicle sales have fallen year-on-year in May, data from the trade and industry department show.

Consumers shift focus to home buying

2014-04-20 13:46

One of the constraining factors for vehicle sales in SA may be a shift towards a greater focus on home buying by the household sector, says an expert.

India luxury car market accelerates

2014-02-09 17:03

Mercedes admits it was "a little surprised" when Indian customers snapped up 125 of its new top-of-the-line S-Class luxury cars in just 16 days.

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.


January car sales down after robust December

2015-02-02 15:58

South Africa's new vehicle sales fell 1.2% year-on-year in January to 52 306 units, driven down by about a 10% reduction in rental sales, data from the trade department shows.

Motor trade sales tick up

2014-10-16 13:50

Motor vehicle sales in nominal terms has increased by 1.8% year-on-year in August, according Statistics SA.

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 slightly lower

2014-08-01 16:00

Data from the trade and industry department shows new vehicle sales fell 1.5% to nearly 58 000 units in July.

Vehicle sales continue to decline - bank

2014-07-09 05:00

WesBank says consumers are looking at used cars for better value as the country's new vehicle market continues to decline.

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.

New vehicle sales fall

2014-05-02 14:40

New vehicle sales fell year-on-year in April, data from the trade and industry department show.

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.

Toyota keeps world No 1 title

2014-01-23 14:32

Toyota has record 9.98 million vehicle sales, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen to maintain its title of world's biggest automaker.

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.

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