Local is lekker: South Africans love buying locally-built cars

2019-08-19 08:32

We look at the top five best-selling locally-built cars over the first half of the 2019. From the Toyota Hilux to Volkswagen's Polo and Polo Vivos, which model will come out tops?

SEE: Nissan's new Navara Stealth edition bakkie

2019-08-12 10:11

Nissan South Africa has launched a unique version of its popular Navara bakkie - it's called the Stealth edition.

Triton, Ranger, Navara - new bakkies launched in 2019

2019-08-06 12:15

In this two-part series Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond looks at the bakkies launched in SA this year.

New models for August: V-Class, GT-R, Volvo XC90, Audi Q3

2019-08-05 07:00

Car manufacturers are not letting their foot off the gas with more new, exciting cars to be launched in August. The facelifted Mercedes-Benz V-Class make its local debut together with the updated Volvo XC90, and Audi's all-new Q3 finally touches down.

Nissan: Report of 90% plunge in profit is 'broadly accurate'

2019-07-24 21:57

Nissan has said a media report that the company’s operating profit dropped about 90% last quarter was "broadly accurate" in the latest indication that pressure is building for CEO Hiroto Saikawa.

Hilux, Ranger and more... These are SA's most popular bakkies so far in 2019

2019-07-03 11:20

Following a sales figure of 4770 units in June, the Hilux underlined its position as the top-selling vehicle in South Africa during the first six months of 2019.

SEE Here’s what it costs to maintain SA’s favourite bakkies

2019-07-01 13:38

The Toyota Hilux may be South Africa’s best-selling vehicle but is it the most affordable bakkie to maintain?

Nissan shines in 2019 AA Kinsey Report

2019-06-28 11:45

Nissan has continued a winning streak, with the recently released 2019 AA Kinsey Report naming the Nissan NP200 the most affordable new car overall – across all nine categories - in terms of parts pricing.

Worried about expensive car repairs? Here are some of the cheapest vehicles to service and fix in SA - Kinsey Report

2019-06-27 12:36

Looking for a new car but worried about costly repairs? We delve into the servicing and parts price data to show you where real value is in the local car market.

What a milestone! Ten millionth vehicle built at Nissan's Sunderland factory

2019-06-21 08:10

Nissan Sunderland Plant is celebrating another record-breaking milestone as the ten millionth vehicle rolls of the production line.


Volkswagen, Nissan to get tax breaks for plants in Ghana

2019-08-18 11:37

Ghana will offer tax breaks of up to 10 years to automakers that set up local manufacturing plants, as the government seeks to attract international companies such as Volkswagen and Nissan.

Nissan, BMW in talks to pull SA into electric car era

2019-08-12 08:01

Nissan, BMW and Volkswagen are among carmakers in talks to bring the electric-car revolution to South Africa.

SEE: More than R230-million was spent on government cars

2019-08-06 10:00

From luxury BMWs to budget VW Polos, government has purchased a host of new vehicles in July 2019. Here's how much was spent on cars...

SEE: Toyota Hilux sales slump in July yet it remains SA's best-selling bakkie

2019-08-02 10:15

Though the Toyota Hilux ended July 2019 as the best-selling bakkie in SA, its sales figure was substantially lower than the previous month.

SEE: These are SA's most popular car and bakkie brands of 2019 (so far)

2019-07-04 13:00

We take a look at which manufacturers sold the most vehicles in South Africa during the first half of 2019.

SA's most popular bakkes: Toyota Hilux dominates, Amarok on the rise in June

2019-07-02 08:49

The Toyota Hilux proved to be force to be reckoned with in June 2019, outselling its closest rival, the Ford Ranger, by nearly 3000 units.

Want to reduce your fuel bill? These are the top second-hand cars to buy and sell at auctions in SA

2019-07-01 12:32

South Africans are still reeling from sky-high fuel prices. One way of dealing with this situation is by purchasing an economical car. But which vehicle is best?

Hilux, Ranger, X-Class... the cheapest bakkies to service and repair locally - Kinsey Report

2019-06-27 15:00

Looking for a new bakkie but worried about costly repairs? We explore servicing and parts price data to show you where real value is in the local LCV market.

WATCH: This is the new Nissan Leaf e+

2019-06-22 10:00

Here's a look at the new top of the range Nissan Leaf e+.

WATCH: The automotive collaborations you might not know about

2019-06-15 07:30

The automotive industry is awash with collaborations between manufacturers. Here are some you may not know about.

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