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Car sales data according to NAAMSA, Kantar & AutoTrader

Used car sales data adds insight to the automotive industry. While used car sales in South Africa dwarfs new car sale, new car sales are an important feeder to the used car retail market place. I was recently joined by Mike Mabasa, Naamsa CEO, and Richard Rice, Kantar Business Development Director, to speak about the future of the automotive industry. Not only from the AutoTrader car industry report and the data it contains, but also from an SA manufacturing perspective of electric cars. Future decisions rely on used car data According to Mike Mabasa, the latest instalment of the AutoTrader [...]

From Car Buying to Electric Cars | AutoTrader exposes data

Car buying search behaviour has show a total of 401 million online searches for used cars (including electric cars) has took place last year (an all-time record and a 40% increase year-on-year). In addition, the average selling price of a used car in the last year was R289 312, an increase of R9 003 from the previous year, but electric vehicles are still out of reach.  These are amongst the key findings contained in the latest 2020 AutoTrader Car Industry Report – for the year ending June 2020. This annual report incorporates the new car taxonomy and vastly improved search capabilities [...]

The Future of the Electric Car (EV) in South Africa

Not enough is known by the South African consumer about the electric car or even the EV charging infrastructure. We are not as behind as we think we are. Investors in South Africa’s electric car future uYilo, (which means to create) is an organization that works with both private and public sectors to enable and establish facilities and uptake of electric cars in South Africa. GridCars has been in the market for 11 years. In 2012 they got into the software systems. From 2016 they are now dedicated to charging infrastructure only. Watch the interview here:   Our charging infrastructure [...]

2020-01-25T22:53:48+02:00September 5th, 2019|Electric Cars (EV)|