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March sales slightly down from last year – NAAMSA

Click here to download the full report: Naamsa March 2014 According to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), the month of March only registered a minor decline from ...
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New vehicle sales decrease slightly in February

According to Naamsa (National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa), the year-on-year growth in total aggregate new vehicle sales declined modestly during the month of February from the corresponding month ...
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Toyota Australia to cease production in 2017

Toyota’s Australian outfit announced earlier today that it will stop manufacturing cars Down Under by the end of 2017 – and become a sales and distribution company for the country. This ...
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Naamsa January 2014: a weak start to the new year

Naamsa January 2014 overview shows s marked decline in sales across all sectors ...
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SA vehicle sales in 2013: a sombre story

According the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), new vehicle sales in South Africa ended off 2013 on a sombre note as the year-on-year volume reflected a 0,9% ...
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Van der Merwe new MBSA boss

Arno van der Merwe, Mercedes-Benz SA (MBSA)’s vice president of manufacturing, will replace Dr Martin Zimmerman as chief executive of the company from March 1. ...
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Q&A with Herbert Kohler

We spoke to the vice-president and chief environment officer of Daimler AG about the company’s green initiatives and where the market is headed. Are hybrid vehicles for the medium term, or ...
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Datsuns could be built in Mexico

Nissan is on the verge of launching its very first new generation Datsun models. The reintroduced moniker represents an entry point to the Nissan family (Datsun, Nissan, Infiniti). Datsun is primarily ...
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Naamsa: a steep decline in November new car sales

In amplification of the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of November, 2013 – released today for public consumption via the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – ...
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Geely Sales on the up and up

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 ...
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Ipsos Vehicle Quality Awards results announced

Global research giant Ipsos’ ninth Quality Awards for Product Quality, a benchmark in owner’s experience in the automotive industry that is conducted over a 12 month period and measures the perceptions ...
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Sasol launches 10 PPM diesel

For the first time in South Africa will you be able to fill up with 10 ppm (10 parts per million) diesel – Sasol has just launched its turbodiesel ULS 10 ...
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