SA automakers still in full swing while Europe shuts down most car plants due to coronavirus

2020-03-18 14:30

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.

Coronavirus impacts new SA vehicle sales during February

2020-03-04 07:00

Naamsa reports that overall new vehicle sales took a slump in February 2020.

Car sales | Slow start in January highlights grim outlook for 2020

2020-02-04 09:00

New vehicle sales in January 2020 brought about declines across every sector.

New passenger car sales | VW Polo Vivo goes tops, Fortuner not in top 10

2019-12-03 10:56

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo and VW Polo were again the two best-selling passenger cars in South Africa.

Toyota reports record first-half net profit, sales

2019-11-07 09:14

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.

New vehicle sales takes an upturn in October in SA

2019-11-06 09:07

October 2019's sales figure sees an increase of 0.2% over the same period in 2018. We delve into it.

SA vehicle sales | September sees surprise uptick in new vehicle sales

2019-10-02 11:38

The sales statistics for September 2019 are in and there's been a slight increase in numbers for a few segments.

Taking away incentives will hit SA auto sector hard, industry body warns

2019-09-18 19:34

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.

SA car sales | Bad month for new cars, exports and bakkies on the rise August

2019-09-02 15:10

New vehicle sales continued to decline while the bakkie and export markets saw growth in in South Africa, reports Naamsa.

5 questions for Michael Mabasa, CEO of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA

2019-07-14 17:01

Michael Mabasa, CEO of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA, shares his views on the local auto manufacturing industry.


Volkswagen suspends production in Europe, but SA plant still fully operational

2020-03-17 20:33

Local carmakers do not foresee any disruptions to their manufacturing lines at present.

Naamsa 'gravely disturbed' by Competition Commission's proposed changes to car servicing

2020-02-24 11:00

Naamsa says it is not apposed to the proposed reforms, but finds the Competition Commission's actions worrisome.

SEE | The good, bad, and, the ugly of SA's new vehicle sales in November

2019-12-04 15:13

The aggregate total for new vehicles sold in November 2019 are in, but the figures do not represent an upturn as year-end looms.

SEE | Here's how many vehicles Ford sold last month in SA

2019-11-13 09:51

Ecosport and Ranger sales contributed to healthy sales for Ford during the month of October. Here's how the rest of the models faired.

Medium SUV sales | X3 hands BMW top honours in October

2019-11-06 09:30

At the end of October 2019, the BMW X3 was the best-selling medium luxury SUV in South Africa. Here's how it unfolded.

SA car sales | VW, Toyota trade punches in October

2019-11-04 07:30

Toyota and Volkswagen had the most number of vehicles in our top ten list for October 2019.

Looking for a 'new car'? The used vehicle market is trending

2019-10-01 09:02

The used-car market is a booming one and often you'd find a great deal to suit your budget.

SEE | Hilux is SA's bakkie king, Toyota grabs more than 40% of LCV market in August

2019-09-04 08:15

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.

SA Festival of Motoring: Flag-bearer for electric cars to address Naamsa conference

2019-08-15 08:55

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.

Sunday Read: A look at SA's auto manufacturing industry

2019-07-14 09:35

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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