Rola MB building new

Rola Mercedes-Benz - keeping it in the family

The Claassen family this year celebrates 23 years of Mercedes-Benz sales and service in the Helderberg, making it the longest standing family-owned Mercedes-Benz agent in the Western Cape.

  • 16 October 2020
KZN o7 Cindy Potso 1

‘Being first is just the start’

You can almost see motivation sparking off the sales staff as they work the phones at desks lining the walls around a dozen gleaming vehicles. We asked Dealer Principal Anthea Walter-Girout how she managed such “gees” in her business, and she proudly pointed to her lieutenant, Cindy Potso, amid a noisy chorus of hallalas, ululations and hoots as staff send off another client in a new car.

  • 15 October 2020
KZN o9 Don Gammon

Supertech makes the greens affordable

Supertech Group, already pioneers in marketing BMW vehicles with lifestyle initiatives at its six dealerships, has launched a Golf Association that offers two value-add packages.

  • 14 October 2020
KZN o8 Yugen Naidoo

Sending good cars to good homes - Eagle Auto Sales

Yugen Naidoo runs a relatively small used-car dealership in Pietermaritzburg, but managed to become an Absa Golden Partner in his first year of sourcing vehicle financing with the bank. Dealerfloor met with him to find out how he managed this achievement.

  • 14 October 2020
Caption 1 Johannes Pheiffer

New leadership in Limpopo for Mercurius Motors

In the far northern part of South-Africa, the leadership at Mercurius Motors Limpopo has just changed hands with Johannes Pheiffer taking over at the helm as Regional Dealer Principal.

  • 13 October 2020

Midbay helps to keep Richards Bay rolling

Midbay Motors in Richards Bay was recently awarded the Absa Golden Award for medium-sized franchises. Dealerfloor asked Tracey Coetzer, Dealer Principal at the VW franchise of Midbay Motors, to tell us more about the family-owned business on KZN’s North Coast.

  • 13 October 2020
Morgan Nissan Lydenburg new Management

Nissan Lydenburg now part of the Morgan Group

The Morgan Group recently acquired a Nissan dealership in Lydenburg, bringing the number of Nissan dealerships in the group to eight, three UD Trucks and a Renault dealership, covering five provinces.

  • 13 October 2020
Marnus Bothma

BB Group grows its footprint in Central SA

The well-known BB Group, headed by Arnold du Plessis, now has a strong footprint in Welkom on the Free State Goldfields with the acquisition of the Haval, Hyundai and Renault dealerships in the city.

  • 12 October 2020
Tim Abbott Aboobaker and Shabir Tayob

Tribute to a humble legend

The passing of Hajee Aboobaker Suleiman Tayob (78), the patriarch behind Bakers Transport, Bakers Tankers and the Supertech Group, led to an outpouring of memories from people in all walks of life who remember how this formidable man had helped them.

  • 9 October 2020
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