Absa Vehicle and Asset Finance celebrates Top 10 buyers

Absa Vehicle and Asset Finance (AVAF) hosted its Top Ten Buyers Awards in Isando recently.

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The awards, which are an annual institution, celebrated the top 10 supporters of AVAF’s trade centres. The criteria for the awards were most rand value spent by a dealer in 2022.

In 2022, the trade centres generated R1.5 billion of which the top 10 buyers contributed a staggering 26 per cent, translating into 10 000 units sold.

Charl Potgieter, Managing Executive at AVAF, lauded the winners, saying it was a phenomenal feat in light of a challenged economy that was dealing with everything from interest rate increases and distressed customers to high inflation.

According to Charl, he never lost faith in the auto industry’s resilience saying: “The market might be tough, but the dealers are tougher.”

Johan de Necker, Senior Manager of the AVAF Trade Centres, also lauded the mammoth effort of the top 10, with a special nod to those who bought nationally from the different trade centres.

The Top 10 buyers include:

  1. Esibonga Trading (Pty) Ltd T/A Botha & Deysel Commercial
    Overall winner at top spot Frikkie Botha (Esibonga Trading), Johan de Necker (Senior Manager AVAF) and Charl Potgieter (AVAF Managing Executive).

  2. Botha & Deysel Motors
    Johan de Necker (Senior Manager AVAF), Charl Potgieter (AVAF Managing Executive) and Arnold van den Bergh (Botha & Deysel Motors).

  3. Markon Motors
    Johan de Necker (Senior Manager AVAF), Charl Potgieter (AVAF Managing Executive), Glen Vermeulen and Henlo Meyer (Markon Motors).

  4. Jannie van Schalkwyk Motors
    Johan de Necker (Senior Manager AVAF), Charl Potgieter (AVAF Managing Executive) and Vernon van Schalkwyk (Jannie van Schalkwyk Motors).

  5. Taximart
    Johan de Necker (Senior Manager AVAF), Charl Potgieter (AVAF Managing Executive) and Harry Silva (Taximart).

  6. Fumani Holdings Pty (Ltd)
  7. Westgate Auto
    Johan de Necker (Senior Manager AVAF), Charl Potgieter (AVAF Managing Executive) and Anthony Tshali (Westgate Motors).

  8. Markspro AGT T/A Active Auto
  9. Squad Cars

    Johan de Necker (Senior Manager AVAF), Charl Potgieter (AVAF Managing Executive) and Freddy Omar Ismail (Squad Cars).
  10. Bryanston Executive Cars

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