Good year for Toyota, grabs 24.2% market share in SA

2019-01-10 10:19

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) ended 2018 with 6 159 more vehicle sales compared to 2017, culminating in a 24.2% market share.

Bakkie sales: Toyota Hilux conquers the category, ranks as SA's best-selling vehicle

2018-12-04 11:11

The Toyota Hilux again put its stamp on the South African new car market by ending November 2018 as the best-selling bakkie for the month.

SEE: 'Cars are cheaper' but SA motorists remain wary - TransUnion

2018-10-31 11:00

'In real terms, cars are cheaper than they’ve been in over a year but this has not been enough to offset the impact on consumers by fuel price hikes,' says TransUnion,

Toyota, Naamsa boss confident SA car industry will overcome 'major challenges'

2018-09-11 14:04

Andrew Kirby, chairman of Naamsa and president and CEO of Toyota SA Motors, says he is confident that the local motor industry will overcome its major challenges.

60% local cars, more than a million vehicles a year - SA's 'Automotive Masterplan' for 2021

2018-09-10 10:27

'It's therefore very important that we hit the point where we are producing more than a million vehicles a year in South Africa,' says the Department of Trade and Industry as it outlines the SA Automotive Masterplan.

New vehicle sales disappoint, expected to remain under pressure

2018-09-03 21:20

Economic pressures weigh down new vehicle sales, which are not expected to improve for the remainder of the year.

Best-selling bakkies: Hilux remains king, Ranger in hot pursuit

2018-08-02 09:43

The Toyota Hilux remains the unrivalled top-selling bakkie in South Africa after amassing a sales figure of more than 3000 units in July 2018.

VW teases new T-Cross SUV, How to cope with the ever increasing fuel hikes - Here are your top motoring stories of the week

2018-07-08 08:45

Fuel price hikes and fuel saving is the subject on everyone's lips, but here are all the top stories of the week in case you missed it.

VW Polo Vivo leads the pack, Hyundai i10 ups the ante - Here are SA's top-selling compact cars

2018-07-06 15:00

The compact car category is always a close affair but the Volkswagen Polo Vivo comes out on top in this segment with its unmatched vehicle sales.

SA vehicle sales: Here are the top 10 best-selling automakers

2018-07-05 14:13

Toyota leads the way and is still South Africa's most popular car brand according to numbers from the past two months.


SEE: Edgy new Swift, tough little Jimny drive Suzuki sales in SA

2018-12-10 09:15

The Japanese automaker had another solid month of sales during November with 923 vehicles sold. Janine Van der Post takes a look at Suzuki's sales figures.

SEE: More than 47 000 vehicles sold - your SA car sales dashboard

2018-12-03 19:12

"Work stoppages and unprocedural industrial action' are affecting South African vehicle sales with 47 486 cars sold in November, a decline of 4.6%, reports Naamsa.

Car sales decline, vehicle exports at 'an all time high' - Here's how SA's car market is shaping up

2018-10-02 11:08

SA vehicle sales show a minor drop with 49 670 cars sold in September 2018, while exports sales recorded an all-time high. Here's how the local car market is shaping up.

'R2000 tank of petrol may not be far away' - record high fuel price will affect the future of motoring in SA

2018-09-11 08:00

'Unless there’s a miraculous uplift in the rand or an equally miraculous downshift in the oil price, the R2000 tank of petrol may not be far away,' says Jeff Osborne, head of Gumtree automotive.

Toyota Hilux still SA's most popular new bakkie

2018-09-06 06:15

The Toyota Hilux has been crowned South Africa’s most popular new bakkie for the eighth consecutive time in 2018.

SA vehicle sales: Here's a look at how many cars each local manufacturer sold since January 2018

2018-08-07 14:13

Volkswagen and Toyota continue to assert their dominance on vehicle sales locally, with the Japanese brand constantly selling more than 10 000 units in five of the six months this year.

SA car sales: VW Polo leads the way, Toyota proves popular in July

2018-08-02 08:41

Volkswagen again showed its dominance by grabbing the top two positions for best-selling passenger cars though Toyota would have the most number of vehicles in the top ten in July 2018.

Hyundai Creta, Ford EcoSport rule the roost for best-selling compact SUV/crossovers in SA

2018-07-08 08:33

The Hyundai Creta leads from the front with a strong influx of sales in both April and May with 611 and 700 units respectively.

Local carmakers hitting big numbers: Here's a look at the top 5 SA vehicle exporters

2018-07-06 07:45

Mercedes-Benz tops the list with the most exported cars in May, while Volkswagen and Ford follow suit.

Good news for SA: New car sales 'have exceeded industry expectations' - Naamsa

2018-07-02 19:16

'Domestic sales figures have exceeded industry expectations,' says Naamsa as it 46 678 vehicles were sold in South Africa in June 2018.

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