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Renault Northcliff focused on turn-around strategy

“I believe in retailing the dealership into a profit, and over the past, very challenging year, I believe we are on the right track to achieve our goals,” Jaco van den Berg, Dealer Principal at Motus Renault Northcliff, told Dealerfloor recently.

  • 20 January 2021
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Doing business in a student town

Business in Potchefstroom has slowed down under current COVID-19 restrictions in 2020, with the impact of COVID-19 rippling from the town’s university to smaller businesses across town.

  • 19 January 2021

Winners: In the Driving Seat

Congratulations to these randomly selected Dealerfloor subscribers! Your signed copy of In the Driving Seat by Brand Pretorius is on its way.

Albi George Citton, Andre Jewell, Prince Nhlane, Karen Grobler, Christo Henning, Dumisani Vilakazi, Estine Willemse, Gysbert Roos, Johan Olivier, Keabetswe Motsamai, Kurt Samson, Lenore Smith, Isaac Matsea, Mangaliso Molomo, Ntuthuko Masondo, Paul Chaperon, Renier van Rooyen, Tamlyn Cowley, Tjaart Grobler, Yvonne Matjila.

Brand Pretorius is one of South Africa’s best-known automotive industry executives. In his book “In the driving seat”, Brand shares his challenges and victories at Toyota and as Chief Executive at McCarthy Motor Holdings. This book covers forty years of South African automotive history and is a valuable collection of leadership lessons for automotive industry specialists in the trade, or in a head office role.

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German auto industry to increase link with Africa

The German automotive industry has recognised the potential of Africa by strengthening its ties to the continent through a cooperative partnership between the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM).

  • 14 January 2021
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Barlow considers sale of fleet, retail businesses

A total of 38 Barloworld Automotive motor franchise dealerships in South Africa and Botswana are part of the discussions between the JSE-listed group and its equal joint venture partner NMI Durban South Motors about the proposed disposal of these dealerships as a going concern.

  • 12 January 2021

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