Vehicle sales figures for November, as released by the Department of Trade and Industry, reflect a continued tail-off in demand for new vehicles as the year end approaches. Total vehicle sales reported for the month were 50,806 with 34,267 of those being passenger vehicles and 13,719 light commercial vehicles.
4 Dec 2013 14:55
Activity in the manufacturing sector continued to improve, as suggested by the 1.7-point increase in the seasonally adjusted Kagiso purchasing managers index (PMI) in November‚ to 52.4.
4 Dec 2013 06:12
Domestic new vehicle sales fell by 4.6% to 50‚806 units year-on-year in November‚ a decline of 2‚459 vehicles from the 53‚265 units sold in November last year‚ the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said in a statement on Monday (2 December).
3 Dec 2013 10:02
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.
By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33
Clerics in Gauteng said on Monday, 2 December, that they refuse to purchase e-tags or pay tolls for improvements to Gauteng freeways and they have called on their congregations and all Gauteng residents to do the same.
By Khulekani Magubane 3 Dec 2013 09:15
Fleet owners respond to Department of Transport announcement that the Gauteng E-tolls system would go live today, Tuesday 3 December 2013.
3 Dec 2013 07:42
Ahead of the festive season, Attie Dadswell, product specialist at ECHLIN, Control Instruments-Automotive, warns drivers to check their vehicles fuel system before going on those long road trips.
By Attie Dadswell 2 Dec 2013 15:38
South African companies that import goods from other regions have come under increasing pressure over the last 10 years, as a result of continuous, steep increases in the petrol price.
29 Nov 2013 15:16
The Road Accident Fund will commission a study next year to determine the possible effects of the government's drive to shift freight from road to rail and to increase the use of rail as a means of mass transportation, chief executive Eugene Watson told a research colloquium organised by the fund.
29 Nov 2013 09:19
More than 70% of the 24 trucks tested in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, 22 November 2013 were deemed unroadworthy and were suspended. What does that say about the safety of heavy vehicles on South African roads?
28 Nov 2013 13:27
Sales of Geely South Africa's parent company in China, the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, are expanding at a rapid rate - mirroring a similar trend on local soil. Geely sold 55,785 vehicles of its own brands in China last month - up 15% from a year earlier.
28 Nov 2013 12:58
Avis Southern Africa has acknowledged the positive impact of tolls in Gauteng and says it will continue to support upgrades to roads around the country. .
28 Nov 2013 10:58
The City of Cape Town is expected to return to the Western Cape High Court on Thursday (28 November) to resolve an ongoing dispute over the proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway Project.
28 Nov 2013 10:41
The Volkswagen Group recently presented its 'Best Apprentice Award 2013' to its top young achievers from all over the world. Two of Volkswagen Group South Africa's (VWSA) engineering apprentices, Diveshini Naidoo and Norman Addis, were among the 40 talent recipients at this year's international awards.
27 Nov 2013 11:45
In line with the National Development Plan 2030 (NDP) and the Industrial Action Policy Plan (IPAP2), the IDC is investing in new technologies with economic growth, sustainability and job creation as the primary objectives. When considering technologies that could benefit the South African population at large, reduce inflation across many industries and bring about environmental benefits, compressed natural gas is one of the few new developments that can fulfil on all the facets.
27 Nov 2013 10:56
The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is continuing to mislead the public about e-tags and e-tolling, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Tuesday, 26 November.
27 Nov 2013 10:13
Toyota South Africa Motors last week celebrated as the one millionth locally produced Corolla rolled of the production line at the company's Prospecton Plant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 27 Nov 2013 08:26
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan thanked more than six million people for filing their tax returns on time.
26 Nov 2013 11:22
National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) president Cedric Gina resigned on Monday (25 November)
26 Nov 2013 10:52
A deluge of disappointing economic data means that SA's gross domestic product (GDP) growth will now almost certainly come in below the psychological benchmark of 2% for the year.
25 Nov 2013 11:24
Volkswagen Group South Africa was recently presented with the Chairman's Award of Excellence for its corporate social investment (CSI) programmes in 2013.
25 Nov 2013 08:39
Motorists are expected to pay within seven days of receiving e-toll bills or they would be handed over to debt collectors, Sanral chief executive Nazir Alli said on Sunday (24 November).
25 Nov 2013 08:14
Super Group (SPG) said that for the six months to December‚ it expects to report an increase in consolidated net profit after taxation of between 17% and 25%.
22 Nov 2013 09:49
Delivery fleets are on the brink of the busy festive season and for those servicing retailers and courier companies, efficiencies will be critical to a successful and profitable Christmas period. Those fleets fitted with tracking technology are at a major advantage, enjoying a significant increase in business profitability.
21 Nov 2013 08:44
A recent study shows that South Africa's small number of fat cats consume more goods than everyone else in the country put together.
By Mpho Sibanyoni 20 Nov 2013 16:20
Small state-owned airports should be privatised‚ Democratic Alliance (DA) transport spokesman Ian Ollis insisted on Tuesday (19 November).
20 Nov 2013 10:03
Barloworld is targeting six sectors to boost the growth of its business and is busy positioning itself "o expand into west and east Africa‚ according to company chief executive Clive Thomson.
By Nick Hedley 20 Nov 2013 06:54
The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has more than 1.4m unsold e-tags, according to Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.
20 Nov 2013 06:41
Barloworld saw headline earnings per share (HEPS) rise by 26% in the year to September‚ despite a wobbly global mining sector and SA's construction industry still largely stagnant.
By Mark Allix 20 Nov 2013 06:15
Government says it has renewed its mission to curb the escalating rate of accidents throughout the country these coming holidays.
19 Nov 2013 06:48
Receive free email newsletter
Tell a friend about us