Mark Dommisse NADA National Chairperson

NADA heartened by May sales

The new vehicle sales statistics for May 2021 are “very heartening”, according to the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA).

  • 4 June 2021
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Management changes at Ford

The Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa has announced leadership and organisational changes to strengthen its automotive operations.

  • 4 June 2021
Naamsa May

Vehicle market in recovery mode

The COVID-19 hard lockdown restrictions in the second quarter of last year continue to distort new vehicle sales, with total sales increasing by 197.8% to 38 337 units last month from the 12 874 vehicles sold in May 2020.

  • 4 June 2021

Formal decision on e-tolls not yet made

The Automobile Association (AA) says comments by Gauteng MEC for Transport Jacob Mamabolo on e-tolls do not amount to an official announcement on the system, and may not be considered government’s formal position on the matter.

  • 27 May 2021
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CEOs upbeat about industry prospects

There is general agreement among the chief executives of member companies of automotive council Naamsa that there will be much improved business conditions over the next six months.

  • 25 May 2021
Meyer Pheiffer

Using VAPS to ensure customer retention and higher profits

“Selling is no longer what you have to offer, but about meeting the specific needs of the customer,” Meyer Pheiffer, Managing Member and co-founder of Expel SA, said at the inaugural 2021 F&I Industry Virtual Summit on Tuesday, 18 May.

  • 21 May 2021
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SA must build EVs to stay competitive

A Green Paper on the advancement of new energy vehicles in South Africa, including electric vehicles (EVs), has been published for public comment by the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition.

  • 20 May 2021
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Market will take 3 years to recover

South Africa’s new vehicle market will take about three years to recover to pre-COVID-19 sales levels, according to Norman Lamprecht, the executive manager at automotive council, Naamsa.

  • 14 May 2021
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