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
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
September's vehicle and related retail sales figures, recently released by StatsSA, are showing signs of strengthening...
17 Nov 2014 14:23
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
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
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 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
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
The upgraded Suzuki Grand Vitara Summit is instantly recognisable by the updated grille, now finished in dark silver, while the roof rails are now finished in silver.
16 Oct 2014 09:29
Fleet management company Super Group says it has bought the UK's second-largest Ford motor dealer‚ Allen Ford‚ for R606m.
13 Oct 2014 10:06
Mining was one of the key industries in the South African economy with a total income of R408bn in 2012, says Statistician General Pali Lehohla.
30 Sep 2014 10:36
One in every three South African car owners rated price as the most important purchase decision influencer, followed by brand reputation (16%), according to a recent study conducted by Ipsos...
Issued by Ipsos 17 Sep 2014 10:42
Car dealerships in Gauteng have been forced to fork out up to R200m more to administer the costs of the province's new e-tolling system.
10 Sep 2014 12:22
Vehicle exports bounced back last month as Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) finally got into the production swing with its new C-Class sedan.
3 Sep 2014 11:29
Ipsos South Africa and its 12 local syndicate members have announced both the 2014 product quality and customer experience (service received when purchasing or servicing) awards.
Issued by Ipsos 28 Aug 2014 11:35
Super Group‚ an industrial transportation operator‚ says it delivered "an excellent set of results" for the year to June‚ with earnings growth resulting from its integrated logistics plan.
By Mark Allix 19 Aug 2014 10:07
The Department of Transport will, over the next three years, invest billions of rands in the country's transport infrastructure in a bid to reduce road deaths.
13 Aug 2014 07:57
Hino South Africa's sales and after-sales performance in 2013 was recently rewarded by winning three international awards. The awards ceremony took place during the 2nd Hino Motors' Middle East, West Asia and Africa regional meeting in Dubai.
31 Jul 2014 12:08
Stats SA May vehicle and related retail sales continues to show a very weak picture.
By John Loos 22 Jul 2014 07:05
The Port Elizabeth High Court agreed yesterday to hear a case on Tuesday that will be the first step in a massive class action on behalf of consumers left out of pocket by the alleged R699 car scam.
18 Jul 2014 09:53
In a recent interview with Business Day TV, Ford South Africa president and CEO Jeff Nemeth discusses how National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa strike has affected car makers.
16 Jul 2014 08:22