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New VW Jetta boasts sportier appearance
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
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 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
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

Jeff Osborne
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
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

Retail sales growth points to improved consumer situation
Retail sales growth points to improved consumer situation

September's vehicle and related retail sales figures, recently released by StatsSA, are showing signs of strengthening...

17 Nov 2014 14:23

Demerit system for drivers edges closer
Demerit system for drivers edges closer

The long-awaited rollout of the points demerit system to manage traffic infringements is edging closer with only a few hurdles still to be overcome...

14 Nov 2014 06:32

Despite good car sales‚ people still struggling
Despite good car sales‚ people still struggling

Do not be misled by the latest new-vehicle sales figures into believing that consumers are bouncing back from SA's economic woes‚ WesBank research head Rudolf Mahoney says.

By David Furlonger 5 Nov 2014 10:24

New vehicle sales rise 4.9% y/y to 59‚384 units in October
New vehicle sales rise 4.9% y/y to 59‚384 units in October

The remarkably strong domestic sales trend experienced in new vehicle sales in September continued in October‚ according to data released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa) on Monday, 3 November.

4 Nov 2014 07:18

VW takes top honours in rental and leasing
VW takes top honours in rental and leasing

The South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA) has named Volkswagen as the best motor manufacturer in rental and leasing for the fifth consecutive year.

31 Oct 2014 06:52

Analyst briefing will focus on female vehicle ownership
Analyst briefing will focus on female vehicle ownership

Research has indicated that 50% of women globally are dissatisfied with their vehicles, while 74% of women feel they are misunderstood by car manufacturers.

21 Oct 2014 08:02

Toyota hybrid sales achieve global milestone
Toyota hybrid sales achieve global milestone

Toyota has reached a milestone after selling its seven-millionth hybrid vehicle. The latest million-unit-sales record was achieved in nine months. As at the end of September, the exact number reached was 7.053-million.

17 Oct 2014 09:41

Programme guides Toyota dealers to protect environment
Programme guides Toyota dealers to protect environment

To further support the goal in creating a sustainable South Africa, Toyota introduced a programme to ensure all the dealers were participating in their quest to protect the environment.

16 Oct 2014 10:53

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