The Competition Commission will oppose the Retail Motor Industry’s request that the Department of Trade and Industry exempt the motor industry from certain prohibitions of the Competition Act.
According to Naamsa, exports of locally-produced vehicles have increased by 20 per cent in the first 10 months of this year compared with the same period last year.
Brand Pretorius, McCarthy chief executive and former managing director of Toyota SA Marketing, has paid tribute to the late Bert Wessels.
Bert Wessels, executive chairman of Toyota South Africa, died of an aneurism on Monday. He was 58.
New car sales in November reflected resilience in demand, but the light commercial vehicle sector remained under pressure from higher financing costs and above average price increases, Naamsa said.
Speedy Tyre and Exhaust, the fast fitment chain formerly owned by Bosal, has become part of the Bridgestone Firestone South Africa network.
Pierre Peugeot, chairman of the supervisory board of French manufacturer PSA Peugeot-Citroën, has died at the age of 70.
The Automotive Researchers’ & Journalists’ Conference of Japan has selected the Mazda6 as its car of the year after the Honda Accord was selected as the Japanese car of the year last week.
Volkswagen SA and Ford SA were this week lauded in an independent survey conducted by the Cape Town-based Corporate Research Foundation (CRF).
The Port Elizabeth-based Delta Motor Corporation has appointed Brian Hunter general manager of sales.