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Motoring

South African vehicle sales driven by consumer pre-emptive buying

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

South African vehicle sales driven by consumer pre-emptive buying

Despite fewer selling days in March due to public holidays, the new vehicle industry made an upward swing, with a total of 49 233 new vehicles sold reflecting a growth of 1.1% year on year. Aggregated sales data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) show passenger car sales through the

BMW Group South Africa starts production of new BMW X3

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

BMW Group South Africa starts production of new BMW X3

A new chapter in South Africa’s automotive story began this week as BMW Group South Africa started production of the new BMW X3 at its Rosslyn plant. In 2015, BMW Group announced a ZAR6 billion investment into...

Peugeot unveils new assembly plant in Namibia

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Peugeot unveils new assembly plant in Namibia

Groupe PSA and the Namibian government have signed an investment agreement facilitating the joint-venture agreement between Groupe PSA and Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) to assemble OPEL and PEUGEOT vehicles in Walvis Bay. Assembly will start in H2...

Porsche Panamera named 2018 WesBank South African Car Of The Year

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Porsche Panamera named 2018 WesBank South African Car Of The Year

The  German manufacturer, Porsche, took the top honours when the Panamera was crowned the 2018 WesBank South African Car Of The Year (COTY) winner at a cocktail dinner.    The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ)...

South Africa new car industry forecast to grow under 1%

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

South Africa new car industry forecast to grow under 1%

South Africa’s new vehicle industry is forecast to grow just under one per cent in 2018, according to WesBank, the country’s leading vehicle finance provider. Chris de Kock, Wesbank Chief Executive Officer delivered the Bank’s view of...

Last BMW 3 Series Sedan rolls-off South African production line

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Last BMW 3 Series Sedan rolls-off South African production line

Yesterday marked yet another significant milestone for BMW Group South Africa when the last BMW 3 Series Sedan rolled off the production line at BMW Group Plant Rosslyn in Pretoria. The plant has produced a total of...

South Africa committed to boosting local vehicle production

Monday, January 29th, 2018

South Africa committed to boosting local vehicle production

South Africa’s government is committed to supporting the local production of vehicles in order to boost the economy and exports as well as create jobs, deputy trade and industry minister Bulelani Magwanishe, Deputy Trade and Industry Minister....

First BMW M Festival in South Africa attracts about 20 000 fans

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

First BMW M Festival in South Africa attracts about 20 000 fans

The first-ever BMW M Festival in South Africa attracted just under 20,000 people during the two-day show held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng on 21 October and 22 October 2017.  At the festival, visitors...

OUTsurance launches OUTvest to disrupt investments

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

OUTsurance launches OUTvest to disrupt investments

OUTsurance Holdings Limited on 2 October 2017, launched an innovative retail investment service to complement its suite of direct to consumer short-term and life insurance products. “In a country with a low savings rate, a large advice gap...

BMW South Africa invests ZAR160 million to increase production at Rosslyn

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

BMW South Africa invests ZAR160 million to increase production at Rosslyn

BMW Group South Africa on 2 October 2017, announced an additional ZAR160 million to be pumped into the Rosslyn manufacturing facility to enhance production line-speed. The enhancement raises the maximum production capacity by almost 10%, from 71 000...

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