Debt review: why you need a clear strategy

2019-08-31 17:45

Getting out of debt is difficult, but not impossible, however, you need a strategy,” according to Ghana Msibi, WesBank's executive head of the motor division.

The hunt for ‘realistic car fuel consumption figures’ – financial powerhouses to conduct fuel economy tour in SA

2019-08-07 11:38

Financial powerhouses WesBank and First National Bank (FNB) are joining forces to to conduct a Fuel Economy Tour of South Africa that they say "will provide motorists with definitive fuel consumption figures."

SA car sales dashboard: Load-shedding hits car-buyers’ wallets in February

2019-03-03 16:40

As load-shedding rocked consumer and business confidence in February, new vehicle sales continued to shed volume.

SA car sales: Rough start for local vehicle industry in 2019

2019-02-04 07:00

New vehicle sales stumbled into 2019 with industry sales down 7.4% to 42 374 units year-on-year, according to Naamsa figures.

Trading down for lower car repayments could cost you more in the long run

2019-01-09 08:28

'Vehicles, especially those which are less than a year and half old, often depreciate at a faster rate than their owners have made repayments,' says WesBank.

SA's Deon Joubert to drive the legendary Sabat Nissan Skyline 2.8 GTX in a blast from the past at Killarney Raceway

2018-10-20 09:06

All roads lead to Killarney International Raceway this weekend as Deon Joubert will take part in the 8th round of the Wingfield Motors Pink Power Series.

New generation of SA car buyers: 3 major auto industry disruptors affecting the way dealers sell cars in Mzansi

2018-07-26 22:33

The Dealer Satisfaction Index forms a vital link between dealers and manufacturers and this year's event highlighted a consensus on "industry disruptors".

Vehicle sales by province, SA Car of the Year... Your mid-week motoring wrap

2018-03-21 19:00

Another Ford recall, SA Car of the Year, vehicle sales by province... check out these top motoring stories of the week.

SA consumers cautioned ahead of VAT, fuel levy increases

2018-03-20 14:00

April will see a number of number of budgetary pronouncements hit SA motorists, including increases in the fuel levy and VAT pushing up car prices.

Readers react: 2018 SA Car of the Year

2018-03-19 08:05

'Deserving winner of the accolade', 'Absolutely absurd', 'it's time to have an alternative competition,'... readers react to the Porsche Panamera winning the 2018 SA Car of the Year.


'Google, Netflix, Mr D Food are the motor industry’s new competition' - major disruptors affecting the SA car industry

2019-08-26 12:59

"Google, Netflix, Airbnb, Amazon, Uber Eats and Mr D Food are the motor industry’s new competition," says Ghana Msibi, CEO of WesBank Motor Division at the 2019 SA Festival of Motoring.

April vehicle sales a beacon of hope - Wesbank

2019-05-05 10:38

April vehicle sales offers a beacon of hope for the South African new car industry as sales rose 0.7% compared to April 2018, says Wesbank.

Festival of Motoring will now be a 4-day event

2019-02-14 07:12

Due to three years of increased growth, the 4th annual Festival of Motoring has moved from three days of motoring passion to a four-day event.

Warning: Trading in your car at wrong time could mean big loss

2019-01-16 21:53

Motorists should keep in mind that significant losses can be made by trading in a car at the wrong time, cautions a Wesbank expert.

#BlackFriday is upon us: Here's how to make sure your next car isn't a skedonk

2018-11-23 13:25

Black Friday sees thousands of South African's seeking the best deal on a new or used car. When it comes to buying a car, here's how to make sure you're not stuck with a skedonk...

The steep price of owning a car in SA: Cost of motoring ‘highest to date’

2018-08-21 20:00

“The average costs of motoring has increased by approximately R940, or 14% in the last year, and 31% since 2013,” according to the latest data from WesBank.

Good news for SA! Car sales expected to rise in 2018 - Naamsa

2018-04-04 08:33

Despite fewer selling days in March, 49 233 new cars were sold. What's more, SA new vehicle sales are expected to improve in 2018, says Naamsa.

'It's just not fair' - More readers respond to 2018 SA Car of the Year controversy

2018-03-21 09:00

More readers share their thoughts on the SA Car of the Year competition.

SA Car of the Year: What changes should be made to the competition?

2018-03-20 09:53

Categories, price-cap on finalists, public involvement in the voting process... readers suggest their changes to the 2018 SA Car of the Year competition. Do you agree?

'Why the Porsche Panamera deserves the 2018 SA Car of the Year title'

2018-03-16 10:00

'It is rather embarrassing to have had four Porsche victories in the last six years but the problem lies not with the Panamera,' says Egmont Sippel.

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