Getting married? What you and your spouse need to know about your credit rating

2020-01-19 06:00

When you get married it does not mean your credit score and that of your spouse will automatically "merge", explains credit bureau TransUnion.

Vehicle financing: 3 options explained

2019-10-04 06:00

There are three options to finance a car and each has advantages and disadvantages, says the head of auto information solutions at TransUnion Africa.

SEE: Load-shedding, fuel hikes, weak Rand... Here's what's hurting car sales in SA

2019-04-30 06:00

"The car industry in general is still in decline, and is taking strain from several quarters right now," says TransUnion Auto as it reveals problems facing local car sales.

Need a new ride? SA's Pre-owned Car Awards - best-value finalists revealed

2018-09-17 20:30

The finalists have been revealed in Gumtree's 2018 Pre-Owned Car Awards. Take a look at the top cars in 10 different categories.

A sign of good times? SA car buyers are opting for new vehicles again

2018-05-30 08:36

The long golden run for used vehicle sales in South Africa is noticeably slowing down as local buyers are opting to buy new vehicles again. Is this a sign of good times for the local car industry?

New cars are back in fashion as competitive prices drive sales growth, says TransUnion

2018-05-03 18:00

'New cars are back in vogue during the first quarter of the year as competitive prices, lower interest rates and inflation boosted demand,' says TransUnion.

World Car of the Year contenders, used car prices in SA... Here's your midweek motoring wrap!

2017-11-01 15:11

From the hijacking stats per province to used cars becoming more expensive in SA, here are 5 top motoring stories you shouldn't miss.

SA consumers' credit health improves despite uncertainties - index

2017-08-24 14:35

The credit health of South African consumers continues to improve despite major political uncertainty in SA, according to a TransUnion index.

'Significant drop' in SA car price inflation - TransUnion

2017-07-20 11:20

TransUnion says its latest Vehicle Pricing Index 'should be music to the ears of consumers who’ve been itching to buy a new vehicle'.

Bad news for motorists: Vehicle prices set to increase - TransUnion SA

2016-10-13 11:51

The South African automotive industry faced yet another challenging quarter with vehicle prices set to increase, according to TransUnion SA.


Defaults on debts increase as economy begins to bite - report

2019-12-14 10:27

Consumer demand for credit remained high in the third quarter of 2019 in the face of difficult economic conditions, shows a newly released TransUnion report.

5 ways to prevent a poor credit score from tripping up your business

2019-08-31 16:45

A poor credit score is one of the top reasons why entrepreneurs get turned down for business loans, according to TransUnion Africa.

Car prices in SA: Vehicle manufacturers and dealers continue to face challenging market conditions

2019-01-30 07:30

The constrained economy, a VAT hike, and petrol price increases have all combined to push the latest TransUnion Africa Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) below inflation for the 6th consecutive quarter.

Strong demand for used cars in South Africa - TransUnion

2018-07-31 12:10

"Lower vehicle price inflation is providing significant relief for embattled consumers," says TransUnion as its Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) highlights new and used cars in South Africa.

Pendulum swinging back to new cars - index

2018-05-10 17:35

Rand weakness a year ago drove consumers to the pre-owned vehicle market, but TransUnion data shows the pendulum is swinging back to the new vehicle market.

'SA car prices extremely sensitive to currency instability' - TransUnion

2018-02-09 08:05

From car prices to the future of electric vehicles, TransUnion answers 5 automotive questions.

SA car prices: Used cars more expensive - TransUnion

2017-10-31 08:32

TransUnion's Vehicle Price Index (VPI) shows prices of used cars have increased in South Africa.

SA car sales: 'Cost of motoring still on the rise'

2017-07-21 15:18

'The overall cost of motoring is still on the rise, despite recent cuts to interest rates and fuel prices, as well as a slowdown in vehicle price inflation,' says Wesbank.

SA Vehicle Price Index: The effect of nation's Junk Status on cars

2017-04-20 09:41

'It’s difficult not to have a negative outlook for the medium- to long-term future, given our current economic reality,' says TransUnion as it examines the affect of SA's Junk Status on vehicle prices.

'Weak Rand drives vehicle prices up' - TransUnion

2016-07-28 11:12

The SA motoring industry faced a highly challenging second quarter. The rate of new vehicle prices increased by 8.4%, while used vehicle prices rose by 2.7%, reports TransUnion.

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