South Africans prefer to own their own vehicles, are sceptical of overseas trends such as carpooling and are happy to pay for apps that make their time on the road quicker and safer. This is according to the latest Deloitte Global Automotive Consumer Study.

The country’s constrained economy was evident in the finding that “SA consumers are looking for practicality and 67% said they would consider a model that offers more utility, compared to 26% who would likely favour more luxury”...

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