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Naamsa Sales Report November 2021

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   Colin Windell

According to Naamsa, the Automotive Business Council reported domestic new vehicle sales in November 2021, at 41 588 units, reflecting an increase of 2 573 units, or 6,6%, from the 39 015 vehicles sold in November 2020. Export sales recorded a further decline of 14 277 units, or 42,2%, to 19 548 units in November 2021...

New Vehicle Sales April 2020 Almost No Sales in April, More Tough Times Ahead

 Leo Kok

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The April 2020 sales statistics, published by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA, makes for gut-wrenching reading. While Naamsa has not made detailed statistics available, the association has noted that only 574 vehicles were sold last month, meaning the domestic market is down by 98.4%, with export sales also down by 97.3%.
VW Golf GTI TCR Launched in South Africa Flash Drive: VW Golf GTI TCR

 Calvin Fisher

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Calvin Fisher attended the digital launch of the VW Golf GTI TCR. In his lounge, in his pajamas. So you don't have to. Can he tell us how it drives? No. Can he tell us what it feels like to sit in or what the interior feels like? No. It’s April 2020, we’re all still locked inside due to the Coronavirus pandemic and this is world we live in now.
New Vehicle Sales March 2020 Massive Decline in Vehicle Sales a Sign of Things to Come

 Leo Kok

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There is no way of sugar coating the massive decline in the automotive market in March this year. According to the official new vehicle sales statistics, as aggregated by Naamsa, only 33 545 new vehicles were sold in March this year. That represents a drop of 29.7% or 14 150 new cars, trucks and bakkies when compared to the same month in 2019.
Koenigsegg Gemera Monday News Snippets 2020 #10 – Developments From The Weekend and Beyond

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We've trawled the internet for the latest motoring news so that you don't need to. In today’s news; the Coronavirus is having a real effect on motorsport. The Alfa Romeo Giulia gets two criminally seductive models. Whoa, Aston Martin’s V12 Speedster is a go! The new 478kW Porsche 911 Turbo S is pure madness, and behold the Koenigsegg Gemera.
New Vehicle Sales Feb 2020 Making Sense of The Naamsa Numbers – February Ends in The Red

 Leo Kok

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The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA recently released sales statistics for February 2020. Overall, the market remains in the red, with a decline of 0.7% compared with February last year and, surprisingly, a decline of 8.4% in vehicle exports in the same month. Leo Kok dons his favourite bifocals to properly examine the stats.
2021 VW Golf GTI Thursday News Roundup 2020 #09 - Your News Wrap Up For The Week

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We've trawled the internet for the latest motoring news so that you don't need to. In today’s news; Feel it, because it is here – the next Golf GTI, and GTE and GTD, as the official details are finally out. Meet the mud-slinging Ferrari Purosangue SUV. What a name! Remember the KTM X-Bow? Enter the X-Bow GTX. And, finally behold, the Czinger 21C.
Peugeot One Ton Bakkie Monday News Snippets 2020 #09 – Developments From The Weekend and Beyond

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We've trawled the internet for the latest motoring news so that you don't need to. In today’s news; the Pagani Imola is the hottest thing you’ll see today, and by hot we don’t necessarily mean pretty. Peugeot are giving us a one-ton bakkie at last, and it will be called the Landtrek. The Merc GLA45and GLA45S are looking ripe and hella powerful.
New Vehicle Sales 2020 Outlook Under Pressure in 2020

 Leo Kok

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The South African new vehicle market is in for a rough ride in 2020, with pressure on businesses, individuals and the economy in general and little hope of recovery. This is the view of WesBank, South Africa’s largest vehicle and asset financier. The bank recently published its annual market predictions, calling a market that will be down by 3.5%.
New Vehicle Sales January 2020 Poor Sales in January Point to Declining Market in 2020

 Leo Kok

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The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa) repeated its well-worn mantra on Monday 3 February, saying the market continued its decline in January 2020. The industry declined by 8.1% in total (39 475 total units sold), when compared to the same month last year and by 5.2% compared to December 2019.
New Toyota Corolla Quest Monday News Snippets 2020 #06 – Developments From The Weekend and Beyond

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We've trawled the internet for the latest motoring news so that you don't need to. In today’s news; the new Toyota Corolla Quest has dropped and it’s pretty much what you expect. The new Audi A6 is here and we have pricing. The next HUMMER from GM goes fully electric and the 2020 Kia Picanto gets a substantial safety upgrade, and more…
Porsche Cayman and Boxster GTS 4.0 Thursday News Roundup 2020 #04 - Your News Wrap Up For The Week

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We've trawled the internet for the latest motoring news so that you don't need to. In today’s news; we can’t confirm the recently leaked photograph of the power outputs of the next VW Golf range, but they seem accurate. Ford have reimagined their Puma, previously a sportscar, now as a compact SUV. And, Porsche Cayman and Boxster GTS 4.0 details.
Cars of 2020 Cars of 2020 Incoming: Part Two (Nissan – Volvo)

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These are the officially announced cars that we’ve singled out as being quite important to the SA market. And some very exciting ones too. Here they are sorted by manufacturer and in alphabetical order. From the new Nissan Kicks, facelifted Peugeot 3008, new Toyota Corolla, and everything in-between, this is Part 1 – Alfa Romeo to Mitsubishi.
Cars of 2020 Cars of 2020 Incoming: Part One (Alfa Romeo – Mitsubishi)

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These are the officially announced cars that we’ve singled out as being quite important to the SA market. And some very exciting ones too. Here they are sorted by manufacturer and in alphabetical order. From the facelifted Alfa Romeo Stelvio, new Isuzu D-Max, Mahindra S11 Pik Up and everything in-between, this is Part 1 – Alfa Romeo to Mitsubishi.
Toyota GR Yaris Toyota Yaris GR Monday News Snippets 2020 #03 – Developments From The Weekend and Beyond

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We've trawled the internet for the latest motoring news so that you don't need to. In today’s news; the new Toyota Yaris GR is the motorsport-derived super mini we deserve, finally! Remember Fisker? No? Well, meet the Fisker Ocean, 80kWh/400km – 480km SUV. And Mini has some new metal on the pavement, called the Mini Convertible Sidewalk Edition.


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