SA car sales: Suzuki grows 37%, joins local '1000-unit-per-month' club

2019-01-15 10:05

After a decade in South Africa and with the success of models such as the Jimny, Ignis and Swift, Suzuki is now officially part of the 1000-unit club and a Top 10 brand to boot.

SEE: Here's how many cars are set to be sold in SA this year

2019-01-10 11:29

Naamsa predicts a major increase in local vehicle production in 2019 as it reveals some of the local industry's biggest challenges and shares its outlook for the year ahead.

SEE: Local sales decline, record car exports - SA vehicle sales - a year in review

2019-01-09 08:30

"Domestic sales ended 2018 on a weak note with 39 984 cars sold in December 2018," reports Naamsa. We look at the SA auto market.

Luxury SUV sales: Land Rover and Volvo top the charts

2018-11-03 13:00

The Range Rover/RR Sport went top of the log for October 2018, as it ended the month as the top-selling luxury SUV. Charlen Raymond takes a look at the rest of the competition.

SEE: Toyota's popular Hilux reigns as SA's bakkie king - We list 10 best-sellers so far in 2018

2018-10-18 10:00

The Toyota Hilux remains SA's best-selling bakkie by far, leaving the likes of the Ranger and NP200 far behind. Take a look at the top-selling bakkies so far this year.

SA's best-selling bakkies: Toyota's Hilux delivers knockout blow in September

2018-10-02 14:00

The Toyota Hilux remains not only South Africa’s best-selling bakkie but the top-selling vehicle overall during September 2018.

SA's best-selling vehicles: Here's why the Toyota Hilux reigns supreme as SA's bakkie king

2018-09-27 10:30

With an incredible 26 581 bakkies sold, the Toyota Hilux continues to be South Africa's most popular vehicle. Take a look at how many cars the Japanese automaker has sold so far this year.

Luxury SUVs in SA: Toyota's Land Cruiser proves popular in August

2018-09-04 19:00

The Toyota Land Cruiser 200 beat its sibling, the Prado, to grab the top spot for large SUVs in South Africa at the end of August 2018.

Weak Rand hurts SA vehicle sales: New car, bakkie sales 'disappointing' in August

2018-09-03 16:32

'The latest domestic sales figures, particularly new car and light commercial vehicle sales, have been disappointing,' reports Naamsa as August sees a drop in new car sales.

Another good month for new car sales in SA, vehicle exports remain disappointing - Naamsa

2018-08-01 17:47

It's been another good month for SA car sales with 47 881 new vehicles sold in July 2018, reports Naamsa.


Polo, Ranger, C-Class... locally-built car sales heroes - Understanding SA’s amazing 2018 vehicle export story

2019-01-14 13:00

Despite deeply challenging economic circumstances, it was a record year for South African automotive exports. What do the numbers mean for the automotive market?

SA car sales: VW's popular Polo ends the year on top, Fortuner on the rise

2019-01-09 13:00

"Volkswagen again managed to push its two popular Polo models to the top of the best-sellers list", writes Charlen Raymond.

SUV sales: Toyota Land Cruiser 200 & Volvo XC60 top of the pile

2018-12-04 16:00

The Toyota Land Cruiser 200 came out on top in November 2018 for large luxury SUV sales, amassing 85 units sold to the second-placed Range Rover/RR Sport’s 84 units, writes Charlen Raymond.

Most popular cars in SA: VW's Polo Vivo dominates, Toyota grabs 3 top spots in October

2018-11-02 07:26

"Following a steady run at the top, the Volkswagen Polo gave ground to its sibling, the Polo Vivo, at the top of the local sales charts," writes Charlen Raymond.

'The Pajero Sport is an underrated, good-looking 4x4' - Here's how many vehicles Mitsubishi sold so far this year

2018-10-12 06:30

Mitsubishi might only have a six-model range but the automaker manages to sell quite a few units locally each month. Here's how well the Japanese automaker is doing in SA.

Car sales decline, vehicle exports at 'an all time high' - Here's how SA's car market is shaping up

2018-10-02 11:08

SA vehicle sales show a minor drop with 49 670 cars sold in September 2018, while exports sales recorded an all-time high. Here's how the local car market is shaping up.

SEE: Here's how many cars Honda SA has sold so far this year

2018-09-26 05:30

The BR-V is Honda's best-selling model so far this year with more than 1000 units sold. Here's how many cars the Japanese automaker has sold locally.

Best-selling cars in SA: VW's Polo runs rampant, good month for Kia, Hyundai in August

2018-09-03 19:00

The Volkswagen Polo retained its position as the best-selling passenger car for a second consecutive month but also took top honours as South Africa’s top-selling vehicle in August 2018.

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: New car sales 'have exceeded industry expectations' - Naamsa

2018-07-02 19:16

'Domestic sales figures have exceeded industry expectations,' says Naamsa as it 46 678 vehicles were sold in South Africa in June 2018.

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