SA Car of the year: Voting heats up

'We've made some exciting changes,' says SAGMJ chairman, Bernie Hellberg Jnr, ahead of the 2016 SA Car of the Year competition.

SA new car sales: Poor start to 2016

New vehicle sales started 2016 on a weak note while the used car market continues to gain momentum, reports Naamsa.

Industry News

Emissions scandal: VW postpones AGM, earnings release

2016-02-08 08:33

Volkswagen says it is postponing release of its full-year earnings as well as its annual shareholder meeting due to open questions about its diesel emissions scandal.

Toyota's net profit jumps to $16-billion

2016-02-05 09:20

Toyota said its nine-month net profit jumped nearly 10% to $16-billion, despite falling sales in most regions.

Defective airbags: 5-million vehicles to be recalled

2016-02-04 15:44

The automotive industry faces another huge problem with vehicle airbags, this time produced by Continental Automotive Systems. About 5-million vehicles are affected.

Exploding airbags: 2.2-million Hondas to be recalled

2016-02-04 10:11

Honda is recalling an additional 2.2 million vehicles because the driver's air-bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment.

Record year for GM: Automaker plans huge bonus for workers

2016-02-04 08:56

Strong earnings in North America and China and a reversal of fortunes in Europe powered General Motors to a record net profit of $9.7 billion for 2015.

Parts shortage: More Toyota factories to go offline

2016-02-03 13:47

Toyota said that all its domestic parts factories would shut for a full day next week, expanding a production suspension that is set to be its longest since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster.

Emissions scandal: VW submits fix for 3.0-litre diesels

2016-02-03 08:42

The Volkswagen Group has submitted a proposal for its Porsches, Audis and VWs, fitted with 3.0-litre diesel engines, to meet California's air-quality standards

Renault sales in SA: '2015 best year yet'

2016-02-02 11:32

In a market that was down almost 7%, Renault South Africa sold more than 20 000 units in 2015, a record year for the automaker.

SA new car sales: Poor start to 2016

2016-02-02 08:34

New vehicle sales started 2016 on a weak note while the used car market continues to gain momentum, reports Naamsa.

Takata airbags: Huge Mazda6, RX-8 recall in SA

2016-02-02 08:02

Mazda has announced a huge recall of its models in South Africa due to defective Takata airbags. Affected vehicles are the Mazda6 and RX-8.

Interest rate hike: SA car owners to pay more

28-01-2016 16:27 The recent rate hike will affect SA car owners who have vehicle finance agreements structured around a linked interest rate, reports WesBank.

Inside Wheels24

SA car licence renewal confusion: 5 questions answered

SA is facing a huge backlog of drivers attempting to renew expired vehicle licences. To help cut through the confusion here our top questions about car licence discs answered.

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