VR6 Sound, New Range Rover Velar: 5 motoring stories you shouldn't miss

2017-10-20 14:39

In case you missed it, we look at five motoring stories you should not miss, including a driving impression of BMW's new M4 CS and remembering the iconic Volkswagen VR6.

GM’s exit won’t spark more divestment

2017-05-21 08:27

The withdrawal of General Motors (GM) from South Africa is unlikely to be the harbinger of a larger divestment from the heavily incentivised automotive sector.

European car sales suffer major slump

2016-11-17 10:05

European car sales have contracted for the first time since rebounding from the industry's longest-ever slump, albeit it only slightly.

INFOGRAPHIC: SA car sales slump in February

2016-03-02 08:58

New vehicle sales in February continued the decline started in January 2016, with 48 148 units sold. Fortunately, vehicle exports are expected to rise with the launch of the new Toyota Hilux in SA.

SA vehicle sales slump - yet again

2015-05-05 09:25

Vehicles sales in South Africa saw a year-on-year decline of 3,3% in April 2015 with LCV's the biggest loser seeing a 6% drop.

21 things to check when buying a car!

2015-01-29 12:37

Knowing what to check during a test drive could mean the difference between a great car and buying a lemon. 21 things to look for...!

Minister: Peugeot will stay French

2013-10-22 10:23

SA Peugeot Citroen will remain French, Industry Minister Arnaud Montebourg has said days after sources said the loss-making firm was in talks with China's Dongfeng.

Fewer jobs in car manufacturing sector

2013-07-23 15:06

The number of people employed in the new vehicle manufacturing industry has declined in the past three months, Naamsa says.

SA's Imperial up with global auto trend

2013-01-17 16:15

Shares of Imperial Holdings has increased over 2% as investors look to increase their exposure to auto companies.

Toyota profit hit by Thai floods

2011-11-08 10:32

Toyota has withdrawn profit and sales forecasts due to flood disruption in Thailand just as it was recovering from supply shortages after the Japan earthquake.


GM pull-out: 6 car brands which left SA

2017-05-23 07:40

'Every time we refuel, we’ll remember them. The six that left us in this last decade...' writes Lance Branquinho as he lists 6 car brands which left South Africa.

The perils of using fake car parts

2017-05-09 12:38

Cash-strapped motorists risk falling prey to sellers of counterfeit and sub-standard car parts which, in the long run, could cost them dearly. So how do they trust that the part they are sold is the real deal? Having a broad understanding of the auto component industry is a starting point.

SA vehicle trading start-up goes live

2016-10-10 13:05

A new tech start-up venture, that is backed by Silvertree Capital – the investment firm behind PriceCheck – has gone live, aiming to help sellers and buyers of pre-owned vehicles in South Africa to transact and meet on a digital market platform.

Auto-park project: Merc with built-in valet?

2015-06-10 07:59

In the future, your car could seek out parking spots and return when summoned, at least that's the goal of a new project by Daimler, Bosch and car2go.

Rental market killing SA car sales

2015-04-02 11:24

'Consumer demand is holding steady and buyers are still visiting showrooms,' says WesBank despite vehicle sales in SA experiencing virtually no growth in March 2015.

Toyota invests R1bn in SA plant for new Corolla

2014-02-05 07:45

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is teaming up with Toyota SA to strengthen the automobile sector in South Africa.

Numsa to meet automobile bosses

2013-08-22 08:11

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is set to meet with automobile bosses to try and find a way to end an ongoing strike.

BMW sales lead over rivals

2013-07-08 13:39

BMW's sales have climbed faster in June than that of its rivals Audi and Mercedes on demand from China and the United States.

Naamsa expects surge in new car sales

2011-11-08 16:18

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA says new car sales in 2011 are likely to outpace those of 2010.

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