JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The market for passenger cars is shrinking, while demand for new commercial vehicles is exhibiting a sustained growth, the latest data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa reveals. Total South African new vehicle sales reached 43,588 units in April, a decline of 2,002 vehicles, or 4.4%, from year-ago. Industry sales hit 45,590 vehicles in like-2006. The falloff was not unexpected, says a NAAMSA spokesman, given the number ...

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