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Incremental gains for new vehicle sales, but still way down on pre-Covid numbers

Major supply issues across significant Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) brands due to Covid-19 restrictions, coupled to the run out of certain key models, resulted in a 22,6% reduction in light commercial vehicle volume on dealer floors. “Demand seems to be outstripping certain supply lines on LCVs, and while this[...]

By Specialist Writer|3rd November 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

Vehicle sales improve slightly as dealers support tax cuts to boost motor industry

“The ongoing albeit slow improvement in new vehicle sales in South Africa, in line with the decreasing Lockdown Levels, is welcome, but the motor industry needs significant government support to grow sales, thereby increasing the amount of taxation paid to the state,” commented Mark Dommisse, Chairperson of the National[...]

By Specialist Writer|2nd October 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

New vehicle sales flat in July but still in choppy waters overall

New vehicle sales were largely flat in July, showing similar numbers to those of June 2020. However, according to the National Automobile Dealers’ Association’s (NADA’s) chairperson, Mark Dommisse, “most worrying to note is that July was a very long trading month, and vehicle sales were still almost 30% down[...]

By Specialist Writer|4th August 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |
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