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The top-selling passenger cars in March

The recovery of the South African new-vehicle market remains largely subdued, due to continued stock shortages, but there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel...

2 days ago

Driving a Ferrari but earning under R34,000 per month

Judge Dennis Davis revealed that there are South Africans that own Ferraris with salaries below R34,000 per month...

29 Mar 2021

Licence renewals can be blocked if e-toll bills are not paid - report

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) has warned that licence discs renewals can now be withheld from drivers who have not paid their e-toll bills...

8 Mar 2021

Competition between various car brands remains extraordinarily strong

Passenger car sales of 23,742 units in January 2021 were 18.4% lower than the 29,073 cars sold in January a year ago. But competition remains strong...

By Corné Vente 5 Mar 2021

AIDCEC: Electricity tariff increase will disrupt SA's automotive supply chain

The Automotive Industry Development Centre in the Eastern Cape says that the electricity tariff increase of 15% will slow down SA's automotive supply chain...

25 Feb 2021

Can new car dealers expect a smoother road in 2021?

Chairperson of the National Automobile Dealers' Association, Mark Dommisse, reveals what type of road new car dealers will be dealing with this year...

By Mark Dommisse 23 Feb 2021

VWSA certified as Top Employer for 10th year in a row

The accolade is awarded in recognition of employers around the world that provide excellent conditions for their employees...

19 Feb 2021

South Africa's top-selling cars of 2020

Where do South Africans spend their money when times are tough? Which segments are in decline? Which models are rising stars? Details sales statistics provided by Lightstone Auto provides the answers...

By Hannes Oosthuizen 12 Feb 2021

Protest against dismissal of Volkswagen shop stewards

About 30 members of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) protested outside Volkswagen South Africa's main plant in Uitenhage on Wednesday morning...

By Thamsanqa Mbovane 4 Feb 2021

Ford invests $1bn in SA's automotive manufacturing operations

Ford Motor Company has invested $1bn (R15.8bn) in the country's automotive manufacturing operations. This was announced during a media briefing that was attended by President Cyril Ramaphosa and several key government leaders...

2 Feb 2021

New car sales: January sees decline, but recovery looms

January saw a decline in overall car sales, which is in line with what the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) experts expected...

2 Feb 2021

Peugeot Citroen SA becomes official distributor of Opel vehicles

Other than PCSA becoming the official distributor of Opel vehicles, the highly-anticipated sixth-generation Opel Corsa has been introduced...

20 Jan 2021

Tesla achieved meteoric growth in market value and stock price in 2020

According to research data analysed and published by Stock Apps, Tesla achieved substantial growth in market value and stock price in 2020. Over the 12-month period, its market cap increased by over $500bn year-to-date (YTD)...

12 Jan 2021

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