SA's new car industry: Speeding up or running out of fuel?

2020-01-12 14:59

Despite the rebound in December, new vehicle sales declined by 2.8% in 2019.

PSA sales resist slowdown in third quarter as revenue rises

2019-10-23 14:45

French carmaker PSA said healthy demand for upmarket models helped it resist a gloomy automaker environment as the stable comprising Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall saw third quarter sales rise by 1%.

SA vehicle sales: Yaris challenges Polo in budget car stakes

2019-07-26 14:00

The iconic Volkswagen Polo remains the budget car of choice for South African motorists. However, the Toyota Yaris is in hot pursuit of this title!

SEE: Best-selling bakkies in SA - Gauteng leads the way in LCV sales

2019-03-26 10:11

Gauteng leads the way in local bakkie sales with more than 8000 LCVs sold since January 2019.

SEE: Best-selling cars, bakkies in SA so far this year

2019-03-20 08:14

As load shedding rocked consumer and business confidence in February, new vehicle sales continued to drop. We list the best-selling cars and bakkies in South Africa.

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.

Bakkie sales: Toyota Hilux conquers the category, ranks as SA's best-selling vehicle

2018-12-04 11:11

The Toyota Hilux again put its stamp on the South African new car market by ending November 2018 as the best-selling bakkie for the month.

SEE: 'Cars are too expensive' - readers share their thoughts on car-buying in SA

2018-11-13 05:45

Rising fuel prices are negatively affecting car sales, reports TransUnion. We asked our reader how they feel about purchasing cars in SA. Read their responses!

New vehicle sales disappoint, expected to remain under pressure

2018-09-03 21:20

Economic pressures weigh down new vehicle sales, which are not expected to improve for the remainder of the year.

SA vehicle sales: Here's a look at how many cars each local manufacturer sold since January 2018

2018-08-07 14:13

Volkswagen and Toyota continue to assert their dominance on vehicle sales locally, with the Japanese brand constantly selling more than 10 000 units in five of the six months this year.


So long, Focus. Here's why you can no longer buy this Ford in SA

2019-11-20 04:30

For the Focus, it was magical years that seemed to have an endless tenure. But up until a few years ago, sales suddenly began to drop. Charlen Raymond takes a look at why this Ford got axed in the local market.

SEE| Volkswagen Group delivered just over 900 000 vehicles worldwide in September

2019-10-21 17:00

In a shrinking overall global market, the Volkswagen Group continued to significantly expand its market shares, mostly driven by sales in Europe.

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.

SEE: Best-selling cars in SA - Gauteng leads the way in vehicle sales

2019-03-20 11:13

Gauteng leads the way in local vehicle sales with nearly 20 000 units sold since January 2019.

China auto sales fall in January for eighth month

2019-02-19 08:50

China's auto sales fell for an eighth month in January, extending a painful decline for the biggest global market as demand cooled amid a slowing economy and tariffs standoff with the US.

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.

Economists upbeat data will show SA has exited recession

2018-12-03 06:45

Analysts say there is a good chance that SA will officially exit its recession when Stats SA releases third quarter GDP figures this week.

Toyota quarterly profit rises on growing sales, cost cuts

2018-11-06 12:55

Toyota has raised its earnings forecast after reporting that its profit surged 28% in the last quarter on growing sales and cost cuts.

Best-selling luxury SUVs in SA: Range Rover, Audi prove popular in July

2018-08-08 19:00

The market for luxury SUVs continues to grow with the local reveal of the Lamborghini Urus. We look at best-selling SUVs in July.

SA car owners 'continue to enjoy top class sales and servicing from dealers' - report

2018-08-07 08:04

'Vehicle owners in SA continue to enjoy top-class levels of customer service for both the buying and servicing experience,' says Ipos as it reveals the results of its annual automotive customer survey. Do you agree?

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