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General Motors pulls out of South Africa

General Motors pulls out of South Africa

General Motors has announced that it is withdrawing from the South African market, ceasing production and sales of Chevrolet models in the country, according to a report by Cars.co.za

This announcement was made to the press early on 18 May 2017 in Port Elizabeth, after GM’s top management had informed its workforce and dealers of the decision.

When the process is concluded by year-end (as planned), it will mark the end of the US multinational’s 13-year tenure in South Africa, which saw the introduction of the Chevrolet, Hummer and Cadillac brands as well as the production of Isuzu and a number of Opel and Chevrolet products.

Speaking to Cars.co.za prior to the announcement, Ian Nicholls, President and MD of General Motors South Africa, said: “General Motors is today announcing restructuring actions in a number of different markets to drive stronger global financial performance.”

“From a global point of view, the firm is adopting a more efficient structure to allow it to focus on its core business of building and selling vehicles and also investing heavily in defining the future of personal mobility.”

While local production of the Chevrolet Spark and Utility will stop, Isuzu will be buying out the GM operations in South Africa, where current Chevrolet owners will be able to fulfil their service plans, the report said.

According to a report by Reuters , this marks a continued restructuring move by GM, and a series of earlier decisions to quit unprofitable market.

This would allow GM to focus more money, engineering effort and senior management time on expanding where the company is strong, including China and the North American pickup and SUV business, where GM has a “product onslaught coming.”


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  • There you are, the ANC is obviously achieving its aim of getting rid of White Monopoly Capital.

    • What’s the corresponding slogan for Europe, UK and Australia? Quite simply, if GM hadn’t dropped out of those markets (SA as well now) we would have seen the biggest bankruptcy ever in the world. If a company doesn’t have saleable cars, then shut up shop.

  • Ubaba meet Baba

    Now begins the “Butterfly Effect”.

  • GeeManZA

    “Junk status will have no effect on the country”.

    Famous last words, you bunch of buffoons.

    • victory

      Ugly Chev can go

      • DudeWithPetLeopard

        People employed by Chev can “go hang” as well? Come on mate

        • victory

          doesn’t help ppl don’t buy their ugly products

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            They were 5th most popular in the “bakkie” segment. Looking at volume of cars on the road, I’d say they were as popular as tge Nissan brand.

          • victory

            Opel Corsa bakkie was much better than this wheelbarrow

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            Same mechanicals. If the new Chev was anything like the old Opel, then it was crap

          • Danie

            I have heard that they are more or less the same. The difference is that the Corsa bakkie has much more plastic added to “bulk” it up to look like a bigger bakkie.

      • Bradley D

        Agree, they are ugly. But jobs and investment go as well…not good when over 25% are unemployed already.

        • victory

          Isuzu bought them out and workers are safe

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            There’s a chance not all workers will be retained. Also look at the value chain when evaluating impact.

          • victory

            We can’t change their attitude

          • Brian

            But you can change yours.

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            Wh attitude? Theirs is a strategic decision that has already been set in motion. Unfortunate for those about to lose jobs

          • Bradley D

            Incorrect. Production will stop on the Spark and Utility as per below quote. No more production line, no more workers needed here. Job losses.

            “While local production of the Chevrolet Spark and Utility will stop, Isuzu will be buying out the GM operations in South Africa, where current Chevrolet owners will be able to fulfil their service plans, the report said.”

          • Danie

            I then sooner after that only very expensive imported parts will be available (not short term, but medium and long term).

          • CB045

            Car parts will be costly and not immediately available, so will have to be imported.

          • Numbie

            Erm, engaging with somewhat slow there mate…..

          • Bradley D

            Slow would be an improvement lol.

            Afternoon, Numbs 🙂

          • Numbie

            Howzit! Ja, I was being kind. Too many warnings for me…..

          • Bradley D

            Bad lad 😉

          • Konstabel Koekemoer

            Correct, and the number of dealerships will also most likely be reduced significantly. So sadly job losses will be inevitable.

          • Bradley D

            Yep, the knock on effect is not funny at all :-/

          • charles

            not all im sure…

          • Michaell Seba

            If you believe that you are very ignorant!

          • Jacob Zupta

            Not all. Still jobs loss.
            Ai always have to explain it to the handicap ppls.

        • Anthony Parkerwood

          More than a third of SA population lives in rural communities, they mostly won’t reflect as employed in the traditional sense. They figures in the cities must be lower.

          • Bradley D

            Last I saw – end of 2016 – some labour experts put total RSA unemployment at 43%. I can believe that figure.

          • john speck

            Me too

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            The figure is based on people actively seeking jobs. Figure is much higher if you factor rural areas in.

          • Fanandala

            And the people that have given up looking for jobs. And if you have not found a job within a year, what are the chances that you will ever find one.

        • john speck

          Your 25% maybe relative cANCer properganda and it could be
          closer to 50%.Go readup what stats SA use to scew their fig to give a lower percentage.

      • Danie

        Should actually be Zuma can really go.

      • Michaell Seba

        There are jobs at stake here, to make a loose statement like that is very irresponsable!

        • victory

          But What can we do to make them stay, for the second time GM do This to our ppl?

          • Michaell Seba

            There is nothing we can do now. We could have been more proactive and prevented a junk status (the anc well come this status) This is the start of many other companies to leave our country. Vote for people that can run a country and not for a party still wanting to fight and promote racism.

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            This has little to nothing to do with our junk status. GM are divesting in other markets as well.

          • Michaell Seba

            Where are you based? Maybe it’s Trump throwing them all a bone, to do everything in USA. I think Trump is on the right track as far as employment goes.

          • MarvinTheParanoidAndroid

            “But What can we do to make them stay”

            Vote the ANC out of office?

        • CB045

          Labour unions and government stand to lose a great deal of ‘easy money’ as for the honest worker, his hard-earned salary.

          • john speck

            Labour unions ripp off the workers as when they keep the workers out of work at no pay when they strike,those workers will
            maybe get an increase but most times never recoup the money lost due to no work no pay.

      • Ay_Bee3

        Maybe some of them, but I own a Sonic sedan, and it is not ugly – I love my car. This whole thing is bad news to me.

      • Wurnman

        Would not call the SS ugly or even slow…

        • victory

          Many ppl don’t afford ss

          • Brian

            … and your point is??? We should only have cars in SA that all people can afford? Bye bye BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Porche, Infinity, Lexus, etc.

          • victory

            The point is we cannot force them to remain in SA,it’s the’re choice let them go and SA can survive without GM bye bye

          • Brian

            Yes, of course. But if we don’t care that we lose companies in SA because of this “white monopoly capital” political nonsense then we are going downhill. In the USA the states compete with each other to get factories set up to create jobs. All sorts of incentives are given because that is how economies are grown. In SA we are generally so confused because the politicians sell the “monopoly capital” nonsense that a large portion of the voters latch onto even though they have no idea what it actually means. We have become a country that is anti business and who think the ANC will fix all of our ills even though they cant run a single one of their SOE’s profitably and rely on tax payers to prop up their finances. Then they vilify the very tax payers who keep them alive.

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            It doesn’t work that way

          • MarvinTheParanoidAndroid

            Why are you so happy about jobs getting removed from the economy?

        • DudeWithPetLeopard

          Maybe not slow but it doesn’t win beauty contests either. Damn Aussies can’t design pretty cars. Anyone remember the last Camry and Fairmont to hit our shores?

      • Fanandala

        It is easy to say, because your only qualification is being a moron.

    • Konstabel Koekemoer

      I don’t think this decision is related to junk status as they would have been working on this decision for many months already. South Africa is a very small car market so it really makes no sense to be here unless you have a significant market share and export volumes. At least Nissan will be happy as they will probably be the only company in SA that offers a small bakkie.

      • Alex Ander

        Don’t believe for a moment that if the economic environment in SA was conducive to good profits GM would have pulled out. They might have invested and expanded more.

        I bet that there are countries (Turkey, Slovakia) with more favorable economies where GM is going to expand. GM in US didn’t collapse.

        • Jacobus Pienaars

          GM is in the sheet. They are pullinmg out of Europe and India as well.

    • Wesley

      As negative as SA’s junk status is, in the case of GM it had more to do with their low product demand. GM pulled out of australia and they exited Europe by selling Opel and Vauxhall brands to Peugeot…also the SA plant relied heavily on exports. On the other hand Toyota is thriving in SA and the rest of Africa, so is VW…

      • Fanandala

        so even with the generous protection the local car industry receives, GM could not make a go of it.

  • Me Me

    Eish…..this is painful. But this was bound to happen if the west controls everything we have. I struggle to understand how come we don’t have a single car on the road….made by South Africans…not one? We have Denel, and we can’t make a single car??? Our government is really useless.

    • SpiritOfNehanda

      Governments don’t make cars… Why don’t YOU make that car you’re talking about?

      • Steven Seagull

        Is it in your genes to just destroy everything in range?

      • Me Me

        You need government’s help to start such a company. Check everywhere in the world dude. The government has to create an environment for such.

        • SpiritOfNehanda

          Please tell me how this environment is not conducive for you to create your car today?

          • Ubaba meet Baba

            Because most of the parts will still need to be imported, and with our exchange rate, it’s simply not feasible.

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            If you’re going for something that’s powered by ICE, then you’re setting yourself up for failure as other manufacturers are so far ahead in refinement of their products. Unless you get funding from government of course.

          • Me Me

            Could’t have said it better.

          • Fanandala

            “Unless you get funding from government of course and import tge drivetrain and electronics” that is what nearly all the “local” car manufacturers do anyway. Car manufacturers are heavily protected in South Africa. Yet GM was not successful. But it is a pity nevertheless when a local company closes its doors.

          • MarvinTheParanoidAndroid

            “Please tell me how this environment is not conducive for you to create your car today?”

            People do not want to spend R5b setting up a plant to produce cars when the govt (Zuma, et al) keep saying how they will redistribute white monopoly capital.

            The capital then gets invested elsewhere where the owners can get the profits from building a factory.

            You won’t get investment if you keep telling investors that you will spend their money on equality.

      • thieves

        Because he is all talk and no work like the anc…

      • Governments just buy cars: for Cabinet Ministers at R1.2-mill a pop! (GM doesn’t have anything in that range!)

    • NothingNewAtAll

      The West? You mean like all the Toyotas, Nissans, Hondas, Hyundais, Kias etc. on the road? Doesn’t sound very Western to me.
      Remember Optimal Energy and the Joule? We really had a chance there and fouled it up.

      • DudeWithPetLeopard

        I doubt we would have penetrated any market with the Joule. Instead, it should have been used as a platform to develop renewable energy technologies

  • Ga77a

    Prediction game:

    The ANC will release a statement that GM is a faltering American country that was on its way out already. The downgrade had nothing to do with this.

    • thieves

      That’s a FACT not a prediction….your not that clever ;P

    • Skerminkel

      In this particular game the ANC would actually be correct. GM is struggling.

      • Ga77a

        I was expecting this comment if i had put it in or not. The point is that lost of companies are struggling. Mining and resources are struggling maybe they are on the way out too 😉

        • If you look around, the mining cos are getting quite thin on the ground, and certainly not making much in the way of profits.

          • Ga77a

            Yes…. That’s the general gist of the word struggling.

          • In a lot of cases, the final outcome of a gold mine is an empty hole in the ground. Trying to extract the finally remaining ore is a financial loss-making proposition.

          • Ga77a

            Again yes, mines do suffer from the law of diminishing returns on extraction. I’m just not sure what these has to do with the discussion?

  • victory

    I never like Chev

  • DudeWithPetLeopard

    More job losses…

  • Danie

    The divestment is slowly but surely now in progress? I wonder how many will follow suit this year? I wonder how long the Rand will stay “strong”?

  • realtrevor

    These companies shot themselves​in the foot, by packing and leaving SA was gonna collapse under black leadership. When they re entered the market it was too late. GM had already lost their market here in SA when they re entered again 13 yrs ago. Companies that remained here in SA pre and post 1994 are still doing great.

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      And product lineup they brought here wasn’t much to rave about. And their after-sales service is atrocious. They were never going to gain much in terms of market share

    • Jacques

      Well, now South Africa IS collapsing under black leadership.

      • realtrevor

        It is unstable yes I agree, but as for collapsing and becoming like all the other failed democracies across Africa, I am not sure about that, we are not there, and we will avoid getting there. SA is not collapsing. We are just unstable.

        • Jacques

          So what do you think the saving-grace point of difference is between SA, and other African countries that became unstable before collapsing?

          • DudeWithPetLeopard

            GM pulling out of SA has little to nothing to do with “collapse”. They sold Opel in Europe and pulled the plug on manufacturing in Aus.

          • realtrevor

            I guess we are more tolerant than the rest of the African countries. And we also have many ethnic groups that do not always agree on everything. So if we wanted to implement the Zim style of forcefully taking asserts from whites and give them to blacks to speed up economic transformation. That wouldn’t work, because other blacks will question how can we trust that it will be equally distributed. Even if we would get to a point of a civil war, we wouldn’t fully agree. So this creates a unique environment for SA. Our diversity is key.

    • Reader

      I had two of their products and swore never buy them again. Changed to FORD and never looked back . Okay they had a problem with the one but sorted it it out.Pushed more than I drove them since new

  • NosySnoopy

    To pull out is always the smarter thing to do. I didn’t and now it is costing me a lot of money every month.

    • victory

      Stop selling useless products

      • Skerminkel

        He is not referring to a product, at least not one that you can sell.

        • Tyron van Greunen

          at least he knows his product works

          • Skerminkel

            The fact that the production process is functioning is no indication that the product is of any economic value.

        • tiredofthis$#!7

          Wellllllllll, you could sell it. Just be sure that you don’t get caught.

          😛

          • Skerminkel

            It think it is frowned upon mostly.

          • john speck

            If you get caught just blame colonialism,works every time.

      • DudeWithPetLeopard

        Kids

        • MarvinTheParanoidAndroid

          “Kids”

          Generally the result of not pulling out!

          • John Phoenix

            Kids and debt, the two things most people wish they didn’t make so early in life.

      • Hiraishin

        Tsk tsk tsk…Run Forrest Run… Your pull out game is weak. That’s now if u have one. U cudn’t even [email protected]:disqus’s joke. Well then that explains why u won’t understand the extend of junk status
        #zimbabweinthemaking

        • Ab Irato

          Do you think pictures will help for the victory character? I don’t think so…

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      Entirely your fault. Lol.

    • Demisemi

      Why didnt you shift the blame on Van Riebeek…..?….he could have covered maintenance payments for you then.

      🙂

      • CB045

        At the time, the Freemasons were not so active and each country functioned perfectly well. Now with globalization and greed, most countries have sold their soul.

        • john speck

          Blame the right people ,cANCer is so busy stealing money from the coffers of the country,and blaming everyone else.They couldnt run a burial society,let alone a country.They believe they can nationalise everything and still cover the cost of running a country,wonder who would pay for Nkandles .

        • John Phoenix

          You need to stop watching the weird side of YouTube. The masons could not care less about the soul of a country. It’s not a secret society screwing us over,it’s greed and the wrong people in government.

    • CB045

      Lol…shame man! When the going is good, who, in their right mind would wanna pull out.

    • Cheesy 3.0

      Probably should have considered ‘adequate cover’ at the time .. 😉

    • bengine

      cum on?

    • Shaun Crosby

      Should have played in the mud rather…

    • John Phoenix

      They call him the Latino Snoop Dawg! Don’t feel bad Snoop, half of South Africa was made like this. Except SASSA pays…

  • PilotLight

    The rats are abandoning the ship, better plan you locate your life-jacket, you are definitely going to need it.

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      They’ve done this before in other markets; to their detriment. They’ll probably try to sneak back in in future through a series of dealer networks.

  • Richard Ledwaba

    GM already sold their entire Entire European division to PSA, how is this move any surprise to anyone?

    It’s practically a given that in the coming months they’ll be withdrawing from most small markets outside of the Americas.

    • AndroMega

      You my man, are one the few who knows what is actually going on.
      GM is not doing well except in the SUV and Pickup market.
      China and North America are their biggest buyers….

      • I think that if you read between the lines, they are not doing so wonderfully in the USA, either. The amount of hype coming out about all the wonderful new products they are about to launch there creates that impression.

  • THE KREMLIN

    Nothing wrong with Chev, who cares what they look like anyway, the point is the world’s third biggest automaker is leaving S.A. This is not a good position for our economy.

  • Sustainable

    First Ford takes away our Bantam, Then fiat stops importing the Strada. The Nissan looks boring. Now we lose the utility. Hopefully this will open the market up to a new small bakkie in SA. Maybe even a new South African car brand producing affordable bakkies locally.

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      Potential for the Chinese to dump more of their scrap metal and plastic here. Containers are probably being readied and one of the bakkies you mentioned has been dismantled for reverse engineering.

      • Jibbers Crabst

        I don’t care if my new bantam was made out of Chinesium as long as it’s cheap! =D

    • Jan Vosloo

      If only Toyota could build a small bakkie on the Etios platform…Or maybe more upmarket with the Yaris platform?

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      Forgot to mention Strada was just as bland as the Nissan

  • Jean-Pierre le Roux

    This is probably the first of many thanks to bad corrupt president and mp’s filtering tenders and contracts to family and NO repercussions. Here we come Zim!

  • charles

    is this not Trump, he promsed to bring factories back to the US??? just asking… doing as he promised, to give his people work again…

  • Rudi de Lange

    They just mention Chev, what happens to Opel? Or are they already out? Not 100% sure.

    • Joslyn Christie

      Opel has been sold to PSA over 3 months ago

  • Fork

    Imagine the amount of people that will be unemployed?
    Just imagine the implications. Not just for Chevrolet and the dealerships.
    Who will be next? Citroen pulled out earlier this year.

  • John

    No more OPC

    • Deal_with__it

      You are a bit behind. Opel was sold to PSA a while ago. GM managed to butcher that brand in SA though.

  • Jacqueline Geerlings

    i think it has everything to do with junk… they just waited until it happened to release their long term plan…

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      Australia and Europe also in junk?

      • Jacqueline Geerlings

        Was pondering their move and yes, the global bring back job to the US propagated by the Trump administration could play a far bigger role than our 2 / 3 junk ratings

    • Are you referring to international finances, or product quality?

  • weepee1

    You mean the service is going to get worse!!! I’ve got a Chev and it’s the worst car I ever owned.

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      Yep. Their service is atrocious.

  • bookworm

    it begs the question about parts availability and warranties in the longer term. A well maintained car should last many years and you should be able to get your parts to be able to do this, but I see the same problem looming again with this brand. Such a tragedy really.

  • Thand’o E. January

    If you remember correctly, the same GM operated without any problems during the apartheid government regime’s period…left the country immediately after the ANC took over the country only to return years later…now this??? I’m not surprised! I wouldn’t be surprised if the CIA/FBI/INTERPOL/Economic Hitman or some other spy network is behind all this…”advice”.

    The bloody Americans are hoping for a civil war.

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      You’re wrong. Not how it happened

  • gamemaker2

    This is the start of the end for Sunny South Africa to me the start of Trump’s disinvestment in South Africa.

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      And Europe? And India? And Australia?

  • Guilex

    Morons. Thats why i wont even consider buying chev. Idiots bailed the last time as well

  • Nofearorfavor

    Trump taking off-shore manufacturing back to the USA– ?

  • HalChuck72

    Well that is jut the beginning. See what happened in Australia. No cars built there not even Isuzu as far as I know, which I thought was part of GM who have been here for around 100 years. Where does this 13 year story come from?

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      They didn’t have manufacturing presence pre-2004? Only imported rebranded Daewoo cars? I may be wrong

    • Sennen Goroshi

      physical presence, that’s what they are talking about.

  • CB045

    This is what SABC and SAA is failing to do. GM does not receive hand-outs from government neither does it come cap-in-hand begging for assistance. GM has seen the writing on the wall of the racist overtones, government corruption and failure to prosecute guilty parties. Offending staff allowed to be suspended indefinitely with pay, coupled with minimum pay demands and improved perks. Can one blame a company who thought things would improve and came back a second time to invest in the country? With China entering the motor manufacturing industry, it is wise for GM to ‘call it a day’ and move on to a non-junk status country where it compete in a favourable climate of competition.

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      What about them selling Opel in Europe and discontinuing sales in India? Apparently they stopped production in Aus as well. Attributed to stuff you listed?

    • Govt handouts are a separate issue. If the manufacturers hit a big enough export target, they get special treatment (tax incentives). GM failed to make it in that area. Most of the others (VW, BMW, Mercedes, etc) manage it.

  • Jiraiya

    Only care about Opel, the rest I won’t be sad to see less of.

  • Justin Tweedie

    This is to do with the cost of doing business in SA and the shrinking local market.
    I know of other manufacturers closing in SA and they indicate that they can lower labour input costs from 20% to 4% no to mention the saving on power, rates and taxes.

    It all adds up. Tax companies more, demand higher salaries and they move regardless of the skin colour of the owners.

    • DudeWithPetLeopard

      The high labour cost narrative is a myth. They’re just not moving enough units from their floors to cover cost of running their business. Management’s fault. But like in most businesses, labourers always absorbs must impact when management fails to do their job.

      • Justin Tweedie

        In this case you’re wrong.
        The new location is Thailand and the figures tell a very different story.
        Also advantage that they are closer to their customers to whom they currently export.

  • jjok01

    And people still buy their products????

  • RodneyVikens

    This will (has) become the norm. If I had a successful business I most probably will not use South Africans anymore, unless it is on a small scale where their destructive decisions won’t have a big impact on the company.

  • Alex Ander

    The weaker or clever ones (GM in SA) are first to jump the ship. Junk status is beginning to have an effect on SA. I believe 1000 Sefricans are going to lose their jobs.

    But NOT Gigaba. He might get promoted as he did whenever he cocked it up.

  • Runnin Bare

    Biggest reason is they don’t have a popular vehicle range and poor sales volumes. Izuzu was about the best. We will see more models removed from the list in general. Nissan have dropped one, not one single one sold last year. Tata have dropped one due to no sales. There will be more.

  • Mikhael Rowe

    Has this got anything to do with Trump’s “America first” policy?

  • Tommy

    ” the production of Isuzu and a number of Opel and Chevrolet products” A work force with a HIGH probability of striking, no wonder an International Company like Chev will pull out. Close on the heels of Citroen that left already.

    • young s

      Thought they pulled out of other markets too. What is this platform? An anti-Anc machine? I don’t like the Anc and Zuma too but that doesn’t mean they should be blamed for everything.

  • young s

    People on this blog are hoping for more of this so that they can shout I told-you-so’s from their adopted homes like Australia and Canada. This is not the first time a company has left a country and won’t be the last.

  • bengine

    “General Motors is today announcing restructuring actions in a number of
    different markets to drive stronger global financial performance.”
    I am getting so tired of the Marketing gumpf.
    Douglas Adams had a great idea when he penned the fourth in the trilogy and put all the HR and Marketing people on a ship bound for nowhere … add the lawyers to the boat and we should be all set.

  • Khalsa S

    Hardly a surprise……
    1. GM is not really a popular or well-managed brand.
    2. Earning in ZAR and reporting in USD is suicide under Zuma.
    3. Junk status means borrowing costs in RSA have a much higher hurdle rate.
    4. High local labour costs that track inflation
    5. Qualified, skilled technicians dont exist in RSA anymore.

    So, thank you again ANC.

  • Shaun Crosby

    Does this mean I will never get to own my Lumina Bakkie :'(

  • Junks
    status aside, these companies keep pulling in and out of South Africa. Every
    time they return, people won’t buy from them, and for good reason. Here today,
    gone tomorrow, so South Africans support locals who have been here through the
    darkest times of the country.
    Now, perhaps if they just stayed put for a change, they might sell as many cars
    as the other manufacturers that we DO trust to be here to repair/extinguish
    when something catches fire. 🙂

  • CypherGate

    So what’s going to happen with the Opel brand etc? Will they stoll be sold here?

    • Depends on how it fits in with the Peugeot product range.

      • CypherGate

        What do u mean? Isn’t Peugeot still in our market? I know they discontinued the RCZ.

        • 1. The Opel brand is now a owned by the Peugeot outfit.
          2. The local Peugeot dealership cherry-picks which models of its parent company’s product range it will sell (and service-support) in SA. (eg they recently dropped the Citroen.)
          So far, i haven’t seen any reaction on their attitude to the Opel.

          • CypherGate

            Oh ok that makes sense. I didn’t know Peugeot bought Opel. I doubt that they would pull the Corsa and Astra out the market. My brother was like wtf cause he just bought the new Corsa Turbo.

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