Light commercial vehicle sales in South Africa fell again in October, dropping 5.9%, despite new vehicle sales overall showing a marginal 0.2% increase in the same month, according to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA).
November 5, 2019
Commercial vehicle sales in South Africa had a relatively unremarkable month in September 2019 when compared to the same time last year, due in part economic instability.
October 14, 2019
Domestic sales of new light commercial vehicles, pickup trucks and mini-buses in South Africa saw a slight increase of 0.5% in August, compared to the same time last year.
September 17, 2019
Toyota South Africa Motors will equip all new Toyota and Lexus models with wireless internet connectivity effective Sept. 1, 2019, which includes telematics monitoring technologies.
September 2, 2019
Commercial vehicle sales in South Africa saw growth in July, offsetting the overall trend of new vehicle sales declining in the region.
August 5, 2019
South African based fleet management company Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics was acquired by a services, trading, and distribution company in the region for $222.34 million.
July 16, 2019
Growth in commercial vehicle segments in South Africa offset lower passenger car sales in the region during June, despite the continued trend of declining vehicle sales.
July 2, 2019
Sales of light commercial vehicles in South Africa declined 13% in May 2019, a total drop of 1,816 versus numbers that were reported during the same time last year.
June 18, 2019
Vehicle sales of commercial vehicles in South Africa were down slightly in 2018, declining 2.1% versus what was reported in 2017.
January 11, 2019
Fleet management systems that are active in South Africa will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 14%, going from from 1.3 million units in 2017 to 2.5 million by 2022.
December 3, 2018
Nissan’s NP300 Hardbody pickup truck received the lowest safety ranking with regards to adult protection. The vehicle is marketed to fleets in Africa.
November 5, 2018
Ford’s assembly plant in South Africa has produced 500,000 models of the current generation Ford Ranger, a popular light commercial vehicle in the region as of late.
August 31, 2018
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has appointed Graham Eagle as its new chief executive for South Africa to replace Robin van Rensburg, who resigned from the position, the company has announced.
August 13, 2018
Toyota has expanded its SUV line-up in South Africa with introduction of the Rush, a subcompact SUV that is in its second generation.
July 24, 2018
Hyundai confirmed that two compact SUVs, the Kona and Santa Fe, will be available in South Africa in October.
July 3, 2018