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.

Outlook bleak for already battered consumers

2015-11-13 14:13

The TransUnion South African Consumer Credit Index has found that more consumers are resorting to borrowing money to pay off debt or for general expenses.

TransUnion, Accenture benchmark innovation

2015-02-23 10:17

Global credit and information management company TransUnion has partnered with consulting experts Accenture on an Innovation Index.

Price turnaround for SA used-car market?

2014-10-01 13:38

The South African used-car industry could be in for a boost, at least according to the latest TransUnion Vehicle Pricing Index. Both used and new sales could, however, remain 'muted.'

More than 2 million SA women in arrears

2014-08-08 12:28

Almost half of credit-active South African women are in arrears with their clothing accounts, says an expert.

Understand how credit enquiries work

2014-05-23 14:04

On a credit report credit enquiries list all parties who look at your credit information and there are two types of enquiries.

What is on your credit summary

2014-05-23 13:15

The credit summary section of your credit report includes the number of public records as well as defaults against you.


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.

Pocket pinch drives consumers to used cars

2015-07-16 14:10

The effect of continued economic pressure has created an increasing demand for used cars in South Africa, according to a report.

Consumer credit index up slightly

2014-11-05 17:38

The Consumer Credit Index shows credit health deteriorated at a slower pace in the third quarter compared to the second quarter of 2014.

Consumers warned of credit fix scams

2014-09-08 12:37

Growing numbers of unscrupulous fraudulent online credit “fixers” are emerging to take advantage of consumers, warns a credit bureau.

Account history shows bulk of credit report

2014-05-23 14:23

The account history/payment profile section of your credit report contains the bulk of the information.

Impact of defaults, public records on credit

2014-05-23 13:40

Defaults are provided to the credit bureau by lenders for late payment or non-payment of an account.

Types of info on a credit report

2014-05-23 12:40

It is useful to know the types of information contained in your credit report and how to use it for insight and corrective action.

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