The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
The South African automotive industry has implemented several safety protocols due to the coronavirus pandemic, but for now it's still business as usual locally.
Naamsa reports that overall new vehicle sales took a slump in February 2020.
New vehicle sales in January 2020 brought about declines across every sector.
The Volkswagen Polo Vivo and VW Polo were again the two best-selling passenger cars in South Africa.
Japanese car giant Toyota on Thursday reported record net profit and sales for the first half, with cost-cutting efforts helping to boost its balance sheet.
October 2019's sales figure sees an increase of 0.2% over the same period in 2018. We delve into it.
The sales statistics for September 2019 are in and there's been a slight increase in numbers for a few segments.
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa has raised concerns that reducing rebates on excise duties will negatively impact the competitiveness of the auto industry.
New vehicle sales continued to decline while the bakkie and export markets saw growth in in South Africa, reports Naamsa.
Michael Mabasa, CEO of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA, shares his views on the local auto manufacturing industry.
Local carmakers do not foresee any disruptions to their manufacturing lines at present.
Naamsa says it is not apposed to the proposed reforms, but finds the Competition Commission's actions worrisome.
The aggregate total for new vehicles sold in November 2019 are in, but the figures do not represent an upturn as year-end looms.
Ecosport and Ranger sales contributed to healthy sales for Ford during the month of October. Here's how the rest of the models faired.
At the end of October 2019, the BMW X3 was the best-selling medium luxury SUV in South Africa. Here's how it unfolded.
Toyota and Volkswagen had the most number of vehicles in our top ten list for October 2019.
The used-car market is a booming one and often you'd find a great deal to suit your budget.
Selling 3565 units, the ever-popular Hilux took overall honours in August as Toyota’s best-selling vehicle, boosting the stable’s total sales tally to 10 156 units.
Bruno Grippay, of Nissan International, is an outspoken flag-bearer for electric vehicles. His keynote address at the Festival of Motoring autonomous, connected and electric cars.
About a third of value addition within SA's domestic manufacturing sector is derived either directly or indirectly from vehicle assembly and automotive component manufacturing activity.
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