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Cars on the ramparts of the tech revolution - Interbrand Sampson De Villiers
Cars on the ramparts of the tech revolution

Four years ago, there wasn't a single car company present at the Las Vegas tech fest. This year 11 car companies were present - showcasing their latest technological innovations.

By Doug de Villiers & Daniel Binns, Issued by Interbrand Sampson De Villiers 26 Mar 2015 10:30

How dealerships can drive the brand experience - Interbrand Sampson De Villiers
How dealerships can drive the brand experience

Though most of today's car dealerships have not yet taken a quantum leap forward in terms of technology and customer experience, leading automotive brands are succeeding in differentiating themselves by way of facility design.

By Doug de Villiers & Scott Jeffrey, Issued by Interbrand Sampson De Villiers 25 Mar 2015 12:04

Road Tripping Namibia
Road Tripping Namibia

Road Tripping Namibia, by Fiona McIntosh, Shaen Adey, Willie Olivier, Ron Swilling, Katy Sharpe and Nick Buys, will open your eyes to Namibia...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 18 Mar 2015 13:36

Global ad spend on the rise
Global ad spend on the rise

NEW YORK, US: Global ad spend increased 12.8%* in the first six months of 2010 when compared with the same period in 2009 and totalled 238 billion USD - driven by booming emerging markets and a return to double-digit ad spending in automotive, durables, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), financial services, and telecommunications.

12 Oct 2010 10:42

Bay in line for electric car project

Nelson Mandela Bay has been short-listed to produce South Africa's first electric-powered vehicle in a R5,5-billion project that will create 10 000 direct and indirect permanent jobs once operational.

By Bobby Cheetham 21 Oct 2009 13:17

British car sales jump 11.4% on back of scrap ‘n cash scheme

Sales of new cars in Britain leapt 11.4% in September, thanks to the success of a government-backed scrapping scheme, industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said on Tuesday.

8 Oct 2009 13:15

Decline in truck sales starts to slow

Vehicle manufacturers expect the precipitous decline in the truck market to bottom out in the second half of this year. Last week manufacturers said the rate of decline in new truck sales was stabilising.

By Artwell Dlamini 6 Jul 2009 14:57

Vehicle sales recovery likely towards year end

New car and light commercial vehicle sales are expected to remain under pressure through the third quarter of 2009, the National Association of Automobile Manufactures of South Africa (NAAMSA) said in its latest quarterly review released on Friday, 15 May 2009.

21 May 2009 12:09

Rescue plan for battered motor industry kicks in

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has started paying out desperately needed loans to save companies in the motor industry which face closure because of plummeting vehicle sales.

By Sipho Masondo 21 May 2009 12:08

GM gives word on Opel

General Motors SA (GMSA) reaffirmed yesterday that Opel was an “important part” of the local group.

By Artwell Dlamini 24 Apr 2009 09:54

Used-car sales outperform new car sales

Consumers are still looking for bargains at both used-car showrooms and auction houses, taking full advantage of the declining prices.

24 Apr 2009 09:41

Toyota stays ahead of VW in top spot

Toyota Motor said Thursday it had sold about 1.76 million vehicles worldwide in the first quarter of 2009, staying ahead of Germany's Volkswagen in the race to be this year's top selling automaker.

24 Apr 2009 09:37

Car auctions boom in weak economy

Car auctions are lucrative business for auction houses at the moment.

By Artwell Dlamini, Transport Correspondent 16 Apr 2009 12:58

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