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Meet the journalists representing SA at the Auto Olympics

Meet the journalists representing SA at the Auto Olympics

The importance of the South African motor industry in the global economy is underlined by fact that four local motor journalists have been selected to serve on the panel that will select the Word Car of the Year (WCOTY) 2021.

  • 4 August 2020
Lockdown restrictions exposing concerns with dealer targets

Lockdown restrictions exposing concerns with dealer targets

The current lockdown restrictions, its impact on consumer spending and the lack of movement of people, are exposing manufacturers’ outdated methods of setting dealer boundaries (AORs) and targets, says Andreas Walker, Managing Partner of UON Global.

  • 3 August 2020
POPI Act – the countdown timer has started

POPI Act – the countdown timer has started

The final Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) came into effect on 1 July 2020 and the countdown timer now counts down to 1 July 2021 for full compliance.

  • 3 August 2020
Car industry to recover faster?

Car industry to recover faster?

A lot has been said about the lockdown owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the current economic contraction and reduced income for many people in South Africa, leaving the question whether all industries, and specifically the car industry, will be able to recover and if so, how quickly.

  • 3 August 2020
Mike Whitfield, second-generation chairman of Nissan South Africa

Mike Whitfield at the helm of AAAM

Mike Whitfield, second-generation chairman of Nissan South Africa, has just been elected president of the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) at the organisation’s recent annual AGM.

  • 29 July 2020
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