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Mixed start to commercial vehicle sales in 2020
Mixed start to commercial vehicle sales in 2020Article

The South African commercial vehicle market got off to a mixed start in 2020, recording a 4.4% year-on-year decline...

18 Feb 2020

Motor dealers' road to recovery needs clear lanes
Motor dealers' road to recovery needs clear lanesArticle

The South African franchised motor dealer environment is under huge pressure...

Mark Dommisse 21 Oct 2019

Truck sales off to a good start in 2019
Truck sales off to a good start in 2019Article

The South African commercial vehicle market got off to a flying start in 2019...

18 Feb 2019

All-new Opel Combo to hit SA in March 2019
All-new Opel Combo to hit SA in March 2019Article

Opel has announced that their range of Combo commercial vehicles will be brought to South Africa in early 2019...

1 Oct 2018

The Mazda CX3 2.0 Individual (A) won the crossover category in 2017. It impressed on various levels such as build quality, it’s comprehensive list of standard features and exceptional residual values.
Gumtree to host second pre-owned car awardsArticle

South African classified site, Gumtree, will host the Pre-Owned Awards for the second time to celebrate the variety, range, and quality of pre-owned vehicles in the country...

30 Apr 2018

Image: Cape Automotive Forum
All about the first Cape Automotive ForumArticle

The first Cape Automotive Forum exhibition and conference will be taking place from 17-18 October 2018 at the Cape Town Convention Centre...

10 Apr 2018

Hino 500 Wide Cab trucks now in local production
Hino 500 Wide Cab trucks now in local productionArticle

The new Hino 500 Wide Cab truck range is now in local production at Hino South Africa's assembly plant in Prospecton, near Durban, which involved an investment of more than R20m by Hino SA...

27 Nov 2017

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Car-sharing firm zips across to petrol vans in bid to cut diesel useArticle

We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use. But what if you could borrow a van?

23 Nov 2017

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Eicher enters heavy-duty truck market in SAArticle

The Eicher brand has entered the heavy-duty commercial vehicle market in South Africa with the launch of its Eicher Pro 6000 series, next generation of heavy-duty trucks...

5 Oct 2017

Commercial vehicle market competition on the rise in Africa
Commercial vehicle market competition on the rise in AfricaArticle

The regional market for commercial vehicles (CVs) like rigid trucks and flatbed trailers is being strengthened by rising urbanisation and infrastructural developments in Africa...

12 Jul 2017

Super Group to buy UK's Motiva
Super Group to buy UK's MotivaArticle

JSE-listed logistics company Super Group is acquiring UK vehicle rental company Motiva in a deal valued at £12.4m...

Robert Laing 1 Dec 2016

Datsun Go... the Remix
Datsun Go... the RemixArticle

Datsun South Africa has announced the launch of a limited edition, high-spec version of the Datsun Go Lux, and only 200 will be made available...

21 Sep 2016

Forecasted decline in new truck sales continues
Forecasted decline in new truck sales continuesArticle

The South African commercial vehicle market is continuing to track various industry predictions with the forecasted decline...

7 Sep 2016

Alpine Motors opens new MAN dealership
Alpine Motors opens new MAN dealershipArticle

Alpine Motors in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, has been a MAN and VW Trucks and Buses service dealership since 2010, operating out of its existing commercial vehicle workshops...

3 Dec 2015

CNH and WesBank continue partnership fund of Iveco vehicles
CNH and WesBank continue partnership fund of Iveco vehiclesArticle

Iveco customers in South Africa now have access to flexible financing solutions for a broad range of trucks, commercial vehicles and buses, as part of a partnership extension between CNH Industrial Capital and WesBank...

16 Apr 2015

Shift in product focus will not threaten jobs, says GMSA
Shift in product focus will not threaten jobs, says GMSAArticle

Potential product plans at General Motors SA (GMSA) pose no threat to jobs, suppliers or investment at its Struandale assembly plant in Port Elizabeth, operations vice-president Ian Nicholls said on Tuesday, 31 March...

David Furlonger 2 Apr 2015

New vehicle sales in December up 10.7%
New vehicle sales in December up 10.7%Article

Naamsa on Wednesday, 7 January, reported new vehicle sales in December rose 10.7%‚ or 4‚979 vehicles year on year...

8 Jan 2015

Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge
Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challengeArticle

After decades of underinvestment in maintenance and development of South Africa's road and rail networks, the country is in a process of revitalising its transport networks that will see the country set itself up as a transport hub for Southern Africa.

27 Oct 2014

Nasrec prepares for 2015 International Motor Show
Nasrec prepares for 2015 International Motor ShowArticle

The 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show will take place from 14 - 25 October 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre at Nasrec.

31 Jul 2014

Industry strikes slow vehicle sales growthArticle

Toyota South Africa Motors remains South Africa's most popular vehicle manufacturer, despite suffering severe production losses due to the strike in the manufacturing industry and the current strike in the component manufacturing industry, according to sales figures aggregated by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa.

7 Oct 2013

JMC increases investment in SA
JMC increases investment in SAArticle

Since their launch in South Africa in 2010 Jiangling Motors (JMC) is steadily driving a niche into the South African motor industry. This was confirmed with their recent acquisition of the local Changan motor vehicle brand and launch of the Changan Star II truck range.

30 Aug 2013

Volkswagen Group South Africa announces board changes
Volkswagen Group South Africa announces board changesArticle

Mike Glendinning, Volkswagen Group South Africa's sales and marketing director has been appointed vice-president sales and marketing of Volkswagen Mexico, and Petra Hoffmann, head of Volkswagen sales and marketing, group genuine parts and service in Kassel, has been appointed sales and marketing director of Volkswagen Group South Africa.

23 Aug 2013

All-new Ford Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom confirmed For South African Introduction
All-new Ford Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom confirmed For South African IntroductionArticle

Ford will enter the mini bus and large panel van segment with a competitive offering as the all-new Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom models head to South African shores in the first quarter of 2013.

17 Jul 2012

New single cab for under R50 000?
New single cab for under R50 000?Article

A shining new half-ton bakkie for less than R50 000 on sale in South Africa? Yep, your eyes aren't deceiving you, nor is it April Fools Day.

Henrie Geyser 8 Nov 2011

New motoring supplement from TNA
New motoring supplement from TNAArticle

TNA On The Road was launched yesterday, Thursday, 7 April 2011, as a weekly motoring supplement in The New Age newspaper. The supplement is available every Thursday and is compiled and edited by Pritesh Ruthun.

8 Apr 2011

New vehicle sales continue to slideArticle

New vehicle sales in South Africa are still on a steep decline with June sales down by 10,956 units which represents a huge drop of 21.9% compared to the corresponding month last year.

2 Jul 2008

Huge drop in May vehicle salesArticle

New vehicle sales continued to slide in May with a massive decline of over 23% over the number of vehicles sold during the same month last year.

4 Jun 2008

New vehicle sales continued to slideArticle

January new vehicle sales continued the downward trend seen in the second half of 2007 with the market almost 10% lower than in January 2007.

4 Feb 2008

New Toyota Ses'fikile 14-seater taxi
New Toyota Ses'fikile 14-seater taxiArticle

The new Toyota 14-seater taxi, based on the popular Quantum commuter bus, has arrived on the local market.

11 Dec 2007

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