Car sales drop but commercial vehicles weather the storm
Against a market down by 3.7%, here’s how SA’s top 40 new vehicles fared in the sales charts
SA new-vehicle sales continued their downward trend in July and the 46,077 units reflected a decline of 3.7% from the 47,856 vehicles sold in July 2018.
Passenger car sales took the brunt of the market weakness and the 29,477 units sold were 8.2% down on July 2018. This was despite the car rental industry’s contribution accounting for a substantial 19.7% of new-car sales last month...