Cars Awards Toyota Hilux

Toyota takes third Brand of the Year title

In the battle for the top spot in die sixth annual Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank, Toyota has become the most prolific winner of the programme’s most prestigious trophy.

  • 19 February 2021
Miyelani Maluleke ABSA

Bumper crops may lead to better sales

Dealers selling to customers in the agricultural market can expect improved sales as the recent heavy rainfall hold promise for bumper crops.

  • 17 February 2021
Michael M MABASA Naamsa

Naamsa welcomes SONA commitment

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the manufacturing sector, including the automotive industry.

  • 12 February 2021
Mark Dommisse National Chairperson NADA

The squeeze is on for new car buyers

The economic squeeze is on for vehicle buyers in South Africa, according to the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (Nada).

  • 3 February 2021
Ford Silverton Assembly Plant upgrades 4 1800x1800

Ford commits to South Africa’s future

South Africa’s well-established automotive industry received another boost after the Ford Motor Company announced a $1.05 billion (R15.8 billion) investment in its auto manufacturing plant in Silverton, Pretoria, as part of the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ).

  • 3 February 2021
Michael M MABASA Naamsa

Vehicles sales improving as expected

Sales of new vehicles are continuing to gradually improve from the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown, with aggregate domestic sales declining by 13.9% to 34 784 units in January 2021 from the 40 413 vehicles sold in January 2019.

  • 2 February 2021
KZN n2 Malcolm Kinsey

Obituary: Malcolm Kinsey

Malcolm Kinsey, South Africa’s foremost motoring consumer journalist, died in KwaZulu-Natal on 20 January from COVID-19-related illness, two days before he would have turned 77.

  • 29 January 2021
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Less tax = more sales

The National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA) has appealed to government to provide a significant financial stimulus package to the automotive industry to help accelerate its recovery processes.

  • 29 January 2021
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