Tagged: Buyers

The bad news for car buyers in South Africa

While the latest indicators for the second quarter of 2021 suggest an uptick in the local car market, the combined effects of the latest third wave lockdowns and civil unrest could hit the South African automotive industry hard in the coming months – with potential knock-on effects for the economy, warns TransUnion.

According to the latest TransUnion SA Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI), total financial agreement volumes in the passenger market increased substantially year-on-year, with a 64% rise in Q2 2021 over the lockdown-affected Q2 2020, which saw the local industry register no sales in April 2020.

However, these ‘green shoots’

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UK’s First EV-Only Car Marketplace Makes Things Easier for Electric Car Buyers

The UK is making a noticeable effort to switch to greener, more sustainable transportation, and ditch internal combustion vehicles for EVs (electric vehicles). And to do so, it launched the first EV-only new and used car marketplace in the country.

Potential buyers who are in the market for an electric car and don’t want to waste time filtering and browsing through thousands of available options can now access the JustGoEV platform to find exactly what they’re looking for. The website only lists battery electric cars (BEVs), plug-in hybrids, and hybrids and you get access to a plethora of choices, whether
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