JOHANNESBURG – August new-vehicle sales totaled 58,040 units, a 3.0% decline from 59,805 year-ago, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa reports. The result was the industry’s fifth consecutive month of decline. Year-to-date, new-vehicle sales are off 1.8% from like-2006. August new-car sales fell 3.8% to 37,719 units from prior-year’s 39,203. However, the result is a 17.2% improvement over July new-car deliveries of 32,176 units. For the year’s first ...

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