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    Volvo Cars to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber
    Volvo Cars has signed a framework agreement with Uber, the ride sharing company, to supply tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021.
    The base vehicles are developed on Volvo Cars’ fully modular, in-house developed Scalable Product Architecture...

    Volvo Cars has signed a framework agreement with Uber, the ride sharing company, to supply tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021

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    Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and Expedites Tax & Business Travel Claims
    Are your tired of the hassle of keeping a logbook for business-related travel? Do inaccurate logs mean that your company or clients are not reimbursing you for the full amount you’re owed, or that you can’t claim the proper tax deduction for all your business travel? It’s time you got the...

    Are your tired of the hassle of keeping a logbook for business-related travel?

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    Polestar Cyan Racing keeps double World Championship lead following chaotic Macau street race weekend
    Polestar Cyan Racing has maintained a double World Championship lead following a chaotic WTCC weekend on the extremely challenging Macau street circuit, with Thed Björk leading the drivers’ championship by 6.5 points ahead of the season finale in Qatar.
    Despite a major...

    WTCC Macau - 20 Nov 17

    Polestar Cyan Racing has maintained a double World Championship lead following a chaotic WTCC weekend on the extremely challenging Macau street circuit, with Thed Björk leading the drivers’ championship by 6.5 points ahead of the season finale in Qatar

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    Polestar starts construction of state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre
    Polestar has announced that construction of its new state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre has begun in Chengdu, China, where the company’s first model, the Polestar 1, will be produced.  This follows the announcement of the new Polestar brand on 17 October, and continues the momentum built at the...

    Polestar has announced that construction of its new state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre has begun in Chengdu, China, where the company’s first model, the Polestar 1, will be produced

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    Ford Kicks off Multi-Faceted Road Safety Campaign

    Ford safety campaign launched in conjunction with the Automobile Association and other valued partners


    Driving Skills for Life training focuses on essential driving skills, awareness and the impact of distracted and impaired driving


    Innovative AA pedestrian visibility campaign conducted with schools, Ford dealers...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa, in conjunction with the Automobile Association (AA) and other valued partners, has kicked off a multi-faceted road safety awareness and education campaign aimed at addressing South Africa’s high number of road accidents, injuries and fatalities

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    New Ford Dealership Opened in the Heart of Johannesburg

    Joburg City Ford launched in Newtown as new flagship dealership in Gauteng’s economic hub


    First new dealership featuring Ford’s new customer-centric dealer concept with special focus on customer touchpoints, delivering engaging sales and service experiences


    Delivers exciting vision of vibrant, innovative and...

    Ford is pioneering a new era for its dealer network in South Africa with the launch of the new Joburg City Ford dealership in Newtown, in the heart of Johannesburg’s bustling economic hub

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    VOLKSWAGEN AIMING TO END TOUGH SEASON ON A HIGH – SASOL GTC SERIES.

    Final round of the 2017 Sasol GTC Series to be contested at Zwartkops
    Volkswagen Motorsport on form following overall victory at the previous round
    Keagan Masters already crowned GTC2 champion

    The Volkswagen Motorsport squad will want to repeat their winning performance from earlier this month when...

    The Volkswagen Motorsport squad will want to repeat their winning performance from earlier this month when their GTC race cars hit the tarmac for the last time in 2017 this coming weekend at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway to contest the final round of the Sasol GTC Series

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    Winners of the Mercedes-Benz South Africa Innovation Challenge revealed

    Startups win big at the inaugural Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) Innovation Challenge
    Total of R900 000 going to three startups to pilot their idea for future use within MBSA.
    The LaunchLab to offer ongoing support to winners
    More opportunity to be given to student innovators with potential through...

    Following a rigorous judging process by a panel that included high-profile representatives from Daimler AG, the three category winners and an overall winner was announced in the Mercedes-Benz South Africa Innovation Challenge which was held on Friday, 10th November

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    Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost Efficiency with Tires

    Challenges in the agricultural industry: efficiency and soil protection
    “Engineered for Efficiency”: new premium radial tires for the agricultural industry boost productivity

    Hanover, November 2, 2017. The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the agricultural industry. The United...

    The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the agricultural industry

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    Volkswagen hosts third annual Literacy Conference

    Third Annual VW Legacy Literacy Conference held in Uitenhage
    The Vision is to ensure all learners in Uitenhage are functionally literate by the end of Grade Three

    Three years ago the Volkswagen Community Trust launched an ambitious initiative that was aimed at promoting meaningful literacy in the first 10 years of a...

    Three years ago the Volkswagen Community Trust launched an ambitious initiative that was aimed at promoting meaningful literacy in the first 10 years of a child’s life

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    Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a high in Rally Australia
    Hyundai Motorsport tackles the finale of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Rally Australia, in positive spirits as the team aims to conclude its fourth year of participation in the sport on a high this weekend.
    With the 2017 Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ Championship titles wrapped up by Sebastien...

    Hyundai Motorsport tackles the finale of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Rally Australia, in positive spirits as the team aims to conclude its fourth year of participation in the sport on a high this weekend

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    South Coast Residents Rate Tiger Wheel & Tyre Tops
    Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the “Best Tyre Shop” on the South Coast according to readers of the South Coast Herald newspaper, who rated the brand tops in the 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards Best of the South Coast.
    Winning a Readers’ Choice Award is a significant achievement for the very reason that these awards do reflect the...

    Best Tyre Shop - 16 Nov 17

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the “Best Tyre Shop” on the South Coast according to readers of the South Coast Herald newspaper, who rated the brand tops in the 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards Best of the South Coast

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    Top Two Finalists to Battle it out at Aldo Scribante Racetrack

    2017 Volkswagen Driver Search hopefuls, Talha Moosajee and Raais Asmal to battle it out for top spot this coming weekend
    The winner will earn themselves a spot in the 2018 Volkswagen Motorsport Driver Team

    Top two finalists Thalha Moosajee and Raais Asmal are close to realising their dream of becoming a...

    Top two finalists Thalha Moosajee and Raais Asmal are close to realising their dream of becoming a Volkswagen Motorsport Driver with the last leg of the Driver Search competition wrapping up in Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Racetrack on Saturday, 18 November

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    Continental achieves ISO 50001 certification – a first for South African tyre industry

    ISO 50001: 2011 certification received for innovative energy management system
    Involves systemic approach to achieve continuous improvement in energy performance, efficiency, consumption and monitoring
    Continental is the first tyre manufacturer in SA to achieve certification, joins five...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first local tyre manufacturer to achieve the internationally recognised ISO 50001

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    Alfa Romeo Stelvio – The Brand’s First SUV
    Cape Town, South Africa – Alfa Romeo’s first SUV is born, delivering a thrilling driving experience, outstanding performance and sporty style. For the first time in more than a century, these features of the genuine “Alfa spirit” have now come together in an SUV. It is the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and it aims to upset the medium-sized...

    Alfa Romeo’s first SUV is born, delivering a thrilling driving experience, outstanding performance and sporty style

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    Volkswagen wins big at first-ever pre-owned awards.

    Volkswagen, the big winner at inaugural Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards with seven awards

    Volkswagen scooped the most wins at the inaugural Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards. The top passenger car manufacturer in South Africa took home three First place wins, two Second places and two People’s choice awards.
    Gumtree found the best...

    Volkswagen scooped the most wins at the inaugural Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards

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    Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world-class SelecTrucks Zimbabwe

    Affordable and certified commercial vehicles
    Par-excellence sales service and after-sales backed by ZIMOCO

    HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz...

    Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Buses and Vans, FUSO, Freightliner and Western Star Trucks) recently unveiled SelecTrucks Zimbabwe. The new centre is located at the Harare Showgrounds

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    The new BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo. Captivating looks, luxurious comfort, inspirational practicality.
    BMW is presenting an extensively updated successor to one of the most creative vehicle concepts of recent years. The new BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo blends the long-distance comfort of a luxury sedan with alluring coupe style. The impressive functionality offered by this body...

    BMW is presenting an extensively updated successor to one of the most creative vehicle concepts of recent years

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    More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS Coupé
    Audi Sport presents the most powerful TT of all time, featuring a muscular body, newly developed five-cylinder engine and accompanied by its unmistakable sound. The new Matrix OLED rear lights also underscore the compact sports car’s position as a technology leader in the segment.
    Impressive performance: the new five-cylinder...

    TT RS Coupe - 13 Nov 17

    Audi Sport presents the most powerful TT of all time, featuring a muscular body, newly developed five-cylinder engine and accompanied by its unmistakable sound

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    Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good Foundation celebrates the 2017 YES Graduates

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa hosts YES Graduation at its award-winning East London Plant
    The 2017 Laureus Youth Empowerment through Sport (YES) programme concludes with celebrations

    East London - Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa...

    YES Graduates - 13 Nov 17

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa hosted the Youth Empowerment through Sports (YES) graduation for the first time at the award-winning MBSA East London plant on the 10th of November 2017

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    A new form of V6 power: the Audi RS 5 Coupé
    Audi Sport is presenting its first model to feature the current RS design idiom with the introduction of the second generation Audi RS 5 Coupé. The new Audi RS 5 Coupé is the gran turismo among the RS models from Audi Sport and unites athletic power with harmonious aesthetics and practical everyday usability. Its newly developed 2.9...

    RS 5 Coupé - 13 Nov 17

    Audi Sport is presenting its first model to feature the current RS design idiom with the introduction of the second generation Audi RS 5 Coupé

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    New Audi Sport models join the League of Performance
    It all started in the early 1980s with the revolutionary introduction of quattro all-wheel drive, followed by many victories that drove Audi’s four rings over numerous finishing lines in the motorsport world. Thanks to continued dedication to innovation and progression, that success has continued right through to the present...

    It all started in the early 1980s with the revolutionary introduction of quattro all-wheel drive, followed by many victories that drove Audi’s four rings over numerous finishing lines in the motorsport world

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    Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia, Marc Marquez 2017 WORLD CHAMPION
    The Repsol Honda Team enjoyed a dream day in Valencia today, with Dani Pedrosa winning the Grand Prix (his seventh at Valencia across all classes, his 54th in career, and his 31st in the MotoGP class); Marc Marquez taking the third step of the podium to earn the 2017 World Championship Title (his sixth...

    The Repsol Honda Team enjoyed a dream day in Valencia today, with Dani Pedrosa winning the Grand Prix

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    Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa introduces the reliable, durable and value for money OF-1723 bus chassis for the commuter segment

    Launched to assist bus operators in tough business conditions
    Shane Henry, Brand Manager for Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa: “We listened to our customers who highlighted the tough conditions they are operating in, as...

    Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa today unveiled their latest offering, the OF 1723 bus chassis

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    Goodyear and Land Rover successfully complete Land Rover Experience Tour 2017
    After almost a month of exploring a wide variety of Peruvian roads, the Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 ended on November 9th. Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyres were used to equip the 19 participating vehicles. The tyres proved their worth as the perfect off-road partner, withstanding even the...

    After almost a month of exploring a wide variety of Peruvian roads, the Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 ended on November 9th. Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyres were used to equip the 19 participating vehicles

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    IT’S LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION AS SHASHI NAIDOO AND ZOE BROWN TAKE TO THE TRACK ON SPEED STARS.
    Our next celebrity pairing feel right at home in front of the cameras and under the bright lights, but will Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown feel as comfortable when they get behind the wheel and the lights go out on Speed Stars?
    Shashi Naidoo has literally done it all in the...

    Our next celebrity pairing feel right at home in front of the cameras and under the bright lights, but will Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown feel as comfortable when they get behind the wheel and the lights go out on Speed Stars

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    Honda “Xcelerates” Startup Collaborations Globally to Drive Open Innovation
    Honda Will Expand Its Engagement of Startup Ecosystems in Detroit, Japan, China and Europe
    Committed to creating transformative products and services through open innovation, Honda Innovations is expanding its global open innovation program for early stage innovators to Detroit, Japan, China, and...

    Honda Will Expand Its Engagement of Startup Ecosystems in Detroit, Japan, China and Europe

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    Continental Maintains Successful Path: Strong Growth Continues in Third Quarter

    Sales rise by 9 percent to 32.7 billion Euros after nine months; 7 percent growth to sales of 10.7 billion Euros in the third quarter
    Adjusted EBIT margin is within target range at 10.6 percent after nine months despite a burden of 400 million Euros from increased costs of raw...

    Continental successfully continued its dynamic growth in the third quarter of 2017

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    First public showcase of all-new Volvo XC60 at Nedbank Golf Challenge
    Sun City – the world-famous Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City is again playing host to some of the world’s best golfers and, in the 16th year of collaboration, a ubiquitous Volvo presence as Volvo Car South Africa has again partnered with the European Tour event as official vehicle partner.
    The 2017...

    Sun City – the world-famous Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City is again playing host to some of the world’s best golfers and, in the 16th year of collaboration, a ubiquitous Volvo presence as Volvo Car South Africa has again partnered with the European Tour event as official vehicle partner

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    At the peak of the model line and segment - the new Audi S4
    The new Audi S4 assumes a top position in the new A4 family. With a newly developed engine, intelligent lightweight design and a package of innovative technologies from the full-size sedan. Audi has experienced great success with its sporty S models over a period of twenty years. The formula here is cultivated...

    S4 Sedan - 8 Nov 17

    The new Audi S4 assumes a top position in the new A4 family. With a newly developed engine, intelligent lightweight design and a package of innovative technologies from the full-size sedan. Audi has experienced great success with its sporty S models over a period of twenty years

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    Siyaphambili Team to represent Volkswagen at Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge.
    Six novice cyclists will represent Volkswagen and be among the thousands participating in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge on 19 November.
    Siyaphambili Team (meaning moving forward) consisting of Thobani Mhlongo, Kwanele Shabala, Mashesha Miya, Nonkuthalo Mgomezulu, Thembeka Mdakane and Samkelo Makhaza...

    Six novice cyclists will represent Volkswagen and be among the thousands participating in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge on 19 November

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    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN announce finalists for the MBSA Innovation Challenge
    East London – The nine finalists in the MBSA Innovation Challenge – a unique partnership between MBSA, the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN – were announced today.
    These finalists now have the opportunity to present their innovative ideas, tailor-made...

    The nine finalists in the MBSA Innovation Challenge – a unique partnership between MBSA, the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN – were announced today

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    Isuzu Drives Real Conversations through Movember in Support of Healthier South African Men
    JOHANNESBURG – Isuzu is getting behind the Movember Foundation’s drive for greater awareness of the crisis in men’s health, particularly testicular and prostate cancer and suicide prevention.
    Isuzu has put the Foundation behind the wheel of three specially branded double cab bakkies for...

    Isuzu is getting behind the Movember Foundation’s drive for greater awareness of the crisis in men’s health, particularly testicular and prostate cancer and suicide prevention

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    R250 000 prize money for Investchem Formula 1600 champion!
    The 2017 season for the Investchem Formula 1600 championship finished at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday. Julian van der Watt (42 – Race Driver SA) is the 2017 Investchem Formula 1600 champion and receives R250 000 as well as two motorsport tests for his performance this year. Van der Watt tests with Formula...

    The 2017 season for the Investchem Formula 1600 championship finished at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday. Julian van der Watt (42 – Race Driver SA) is the 2017 Investchem Formula 1600 champion and receives R250 000 as well as two motorsport tests for his performance this year

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    Continental one of SA’s top companies to work for

    Certification by the Top Employer Institute in The Netherlands reaffirms Continental’s commitment to employees
    Recognises leading employers around the world
    Development of employees a sustainable business advantage

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 06 November 2017 – Continental Tyre South Africa will become the employer of...

    Top Employer - 7 Nov 17

    Continental Tyre South Africa will become the employer of choice for many of this year’s matriculants and graduates after being named one of SA’s leading companies to work for by an international research institute

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    Mitsubishi Motors unveils MITSUBISHI e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT
    Mitsubishi’s new e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT launched at the Tokyo Motor Show is an all-electric high-performance SUV that embodies the Mitsubishi Motor Corporation’s new brand strategy under the “Drive your Ambition” brand strategy.

    Technical prototype illustrates strategic direction of renewed MMC brand
    Embodies MMC’s new...

    Mitsubishi’s new e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT launched at the Tokyo Motor Show is an all-electric high-performance SUV that embodies the Mitsubishi Motor Corporation’s new brand strategy under the “Drive your Ambition” brand strategy

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    Global Takata Airbag recall campaign expands
    Citing preventative measures, Mitsubishi Motors Japan has issued a recall campaign on specific Pajeros sold between 2007 and 2013 in South Africa for the replacement of the passenger-side airbag inflators.

    Vehicles made by more than 30 manufacturers involved globally
    World-wide recall amounting to over 30 million vehicles, so...

    Citing preventative measures, Mitsubishi Motors Japan has issued a recall campaign on specific Pajeros sold between 2007 and 2013 in South Africa for the replacement of the passenger-side airbag inflators

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