South Africa. Suzuki & Mahindra shine while 2019 will be the lowest market out of last nine

South Africa Auto Sales in the 2019 are disappointing again with year to date November figures at 471.589, down 3.2% projecting the year at near 510.000 units, the worst score in the last nine years. Suzuki and Mahindra are the fastest group brands this year while all the best selling 5 brands are losing sales.

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South Africa Auto Sales

South Africa 2018. Toyota dominates in a declining market

South Africa Auto Sales in 2018 declined for the 5th time in a row, ending the year with registrations at 525.159 units, down 1.3%. Toyota is the market leader, taking a huge gap from Volkswagen and Ford.

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South African Auto Sales

South Africa 2017. Cars sales up 1% breaking three years of falls

South African Auto Sales in the 2017 recovered only 1.7% after four years of decline. Indeed the country is facing harsh economic times and just in Q4 come out from a recession. Toyota gained 9% while the winner of the year was the Renault-Nissan Group.

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South Africa 2016. Market down for the third consecutive year

S Africa vehicles sales in 2016 fell down for the third year in a row hit by recession and currency depreciation. Mercedes was the best brand, avoiding to lose volume as done by almost all competitors.

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South Africa Cars Sales in October 2016

South Africa market report. October 2016

South Africa Cars Sales declined in October hit not only by the weak economic trend and rand heavy depreciation but also for the uncertain created by a scandal involving the Finance Minister.

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South Africa Autos Sales

South Africa Autos Sales fall down in September hit by low consumer’s demand.

South Africa Autos Sales fall down in September hit by low consumer’s demand. However, more recent economic data show improvement in GDP and in the exchange rate.

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South African domestic vehicles

South African domestic vehicles sector scored in August the 18th y.o.y. fall

South African domestic vehicles sector scored in August the 18th y.o.y. fall in a row despite the last quarter economy reported the best increase since the 2014. Volkswagen outpaced Ford.

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South Africa new vehicle registrations

South Africa new vehicle registrations are diving in deep water.

South Africa new vehicle registrations are diving in deep water. Despite finally the recent economic data shown signs of improvement the domestic auto market improved the declining speed.

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South Africa new vehicles sales

South Africa new vehicles sales fell in first half 2016

South Africa new vehicles sales struggling as sign of slower economic growth and strong currency depreciation. In June Volkswagen advanced in second place overtaking Ford.

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South Africa Cars Market in May

South Africa Cars Market in May down 10%

South Africa Cars Market in May hit by the recession with new economic data reporting a Q1 GDP Contraction of 1.2%. However, Toyota scored a 20 percent increase reducing the annual lost near zero.

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South African Auto Industry

South African Auto Industry in April score the 14th fall in a row

South African Auto Industry fell again in April hitting the 14th YoY fall in a row as South Africa’s economy likely recorded another weak growth rate in Q1. However Toyota improved sales gaining market share.

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South Africa Vehicles Market in 2016

South Africa Vehicles Market in 2016 hit by recession

South Africa Vehicles Market in 2016 is falling down with Q1 at -9% and next month forecast almost negative as the rad depreciation should call for further prices increase. Renault was the only brand up out of top 10.

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South Africa Car Market 2015

South Africa 2015. Market moderately negative

South Africa Car Market 2015 fell down for the second year in a row due to negative economic environment and low consumer’s demand. Ford and Renault gained space thanks to the successful introduction of new models.

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south africa car sales

South Africa car sales fell down in Q3 2015 with September -9%.

South Africa car sales fell down in Q3 2015 with September -9% while Export sales of new motor vehicles had however achieved a new milestone reaching a record month. Future outlook is negative.

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South African domestic car market

2015 started slow for the South African domestic car market.

2015 started slow for the South African domestic car market albeit positive expectations generated by a mix of direct and indirect factors, recently evolved all in positive. New vehicles export boomed 20% from year ago.

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South Africa Auto Market

South Africa Auto Market slams 10% in December.

South Africa Auto Market slams 10% in December recovering almost all the gap towards the previous year fueled by demand for fleet and commercial vehicles. Ford and Mercedes shine.

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