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New Corsa wins AUTOBEST 2015 award

The all-new fifth generation Opel Corsa has been recognised by a panel of judges who have bestowed it with the AUTOBEST 2015 award...

26 Jan 2015 13:05

Congestion expected after Toyota green car orders soar

TOKYO: Toyota has been swamped by orders for its first mass market hydrogen fuel-cell car, the company said Thursday, 15 January, with demand in the first month nearly four times higher than expected for the whole year...

19 Jan 2015 12:41

GM expects better 2015, after costly recalls

DETROIT: General Motors said Wednesday, 14 January, that it expects improved earnings and margins in 2015 after paying out nearly $2 billion for recalls and victims compensation last year...

19 Jan 2015 12:30

Truck sales show modest growth for 2014

According to the latest results the South African truck market delivered a subdued performance during 2014, growing a modest 2.04% on 2013's results, to conclude the year on 31,554 unit sales...

15 Jan 2015 13:19

Avis and iLembe Chamber of Commerce "driving business together"

Car rental company, Avis has sponsored the iLembe Chamber of Commerce's Business Support Centre with a vehicle to be used by support staff serving the Ndedwe, Maphumulo, Kwadukuza and Mandeni communities...

14 Jan 2015 11:20

GM's Barra predicts strong US car market in 2015

NEW YORK: General Motors chief executive Mary Barra has predicted another strong year for US car sales...

12 Jan 2015 10:13

New vehicle sales in December up 10.7%

Naamsa on Wednesday, 7 January, reported new vehicle sales in December rose 10.7%‚ or 4‚979 vehicles year on year...

8 Jan 2015 10:26

New VW Jetta boasts sportier appearance

The front and rear ends of the new Volkswagen Jetta have been redesigned to give the new models a sportier and modern appearance...

15 Dec 2014 07:02

Moderate growth figures expected for SA truck market

According to the latest combined results released by Naamsa, Associated Motor Holdings (AMH) and Amalgamated Automobile Distributors (AAD), South African truck sales were 5.15% down to 2,744 units in November...

10 Dec 2014 12:43

Naamsa vehicle sales in November marginally up by 0.9%‚ or 468 vehicles

Naamsa vehicle sales in November were marginally up by 0.9%‚ or 468 vehicles‚ to 51‚098 units compared with 50‚630 vehicles sold in November 2013...

3 Dec 2014 08:19

Cloned vehicles on a rising trend

More than 66,000 vehicles, valued at approximately R8.5bn, were stolen or hijacked in South Africa last year...

24 Nov 2014 07:02

Car dealerships' ad spending "misaligned with customers"

The process of buying a car has changed drastically over the last few years - most significantly, self-educated customers have made a decision long before they enter a physical dealership...

By Jeff Osborne 20 Nov 2014 06:45

Local advertising influences 50% of car buyers

According to new research, half of the readers of Media24 local titles are influenced by newspaper advertising in their purchase decision when buying a new car...

19 Nov 2014 11:01

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