- Industry News
- 26 February 2021
In the battle for the top spot in die sixth annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank, Toyota has become the most prolific winner of the programme’s most prestigious trophy.
Nissan South Africa has further delayed the launch of the next generation Nissan Navara until June 2021.
Dealers selling to customers in the agricultural market can expect improved sales as the recent heavy rainfall hold promise for bumper crops.
Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) believes there will be a big swing towards hybrid vehicles in the South African market.
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.
Ford Motor Company and SVI have introduced the first OEM-approved armouring solution for its range of locally produced Ford Ranger pick-ups.
The 2021 Knysna Motor Show (KMS) has been cancelled owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The economic squeeze is on for vehicle buyers in South Africa, according to the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (Nada).
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).
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.
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.
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.
Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has invested more than R2.43 billion in South Africa for the production of a new sport utility vehicle (SUV) at its manufacturing plant in Prospecton, Durban.