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    TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA WITHDRAWS FROM SILKWAY RALLY AS FOCUS SHIFTS TO DAKAR 2018 JOHANNESBURG – Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa has made the decision not to take part in this year’s Silkway Rally, in order to focus on the development of their race-proven Toyota Hilux, with Dakar 2018 in mind. Both Giniel de Villiers and Leeroy Poulter were originally scheduled to compete in...

    Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa has made the decision not to take part in this year’s Silkway Rally, in order to focus on the development of their race-proven Toyota Hilux, with Dakar 2018 in mind

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    Hyundai aims to set the pace in weekend’s Rally Poland Hyundai Motorsport aims to continue its recent run of podium results as the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) moves to Poland for round eight of the 2017 season this weekend. Having secured top-three finishes at every gravel event so far this year, including victories at Tour de Corse and Rally Argentina, hopes are high...

    Hyundai Motorsport aims to continue its recent run of podium results as the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) moves to Poland for round eight of the 2017 season this weekend

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    Academic Excellence at NMMU Recognised with Ford Premier Award Award presented to top Master’s Degree student at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Winner Yonela Dube acknowledged for her research into the relationship between authentic leadership and employee engagement Ford-sponsored award introduced in 2001, extends long association with NMMU PORT ELIZABETH, South...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) continues to honour top achievers at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) by sponsoring the annual Ford Premier Award, as it has done since 2001

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    New Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure wins DriveOut Magazine’s All-Terrain tyre test
    Port Elizabeth, June 2017 – Goodyear’s Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure 265/65 R17 claimed first place in an all-terrain tyre shootout test conducted by DriveOut Magazine. Out of 7 tested tyres[1], Goodyear’s new on/off road tyre ranked highest with an overall result of 97,46%.  A...

    Goodyear’s Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure 265/65 R17 claimed first place in an all-terrain tyre shootout test conducted by DriveOut Magazine

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    Honda Quest True Adventure open for entries!
    The wait is finally over. You can now enter for Honda Quest True Adventure 2017 – the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000 L Africa Twin.
    Simply go to your nearest Honda dealer where you can complete your entry form. Alternatively, you can enter online at...

    The wait is finally over. You can now enter for Honda Quest True Adventure 2017 – the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000 L Africa Twin

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    Hit a Pothole? No Problem!
    Bending a wheel on a pothole or dinging it on a curb need not mean the end of the road for that wheel and its owner’s budget. Instead, Tiger Wheel & Tyre is reminding motorists that several of its stores offer on-site Wheel Collision™ repair, while select others will send wheels away for repair. This wheel- and budget-saving service is possible...

    Bending a wheel on a pothole or dinging it on a curb need not mean the end of the road for that wheel and its owner’s budget

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    Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant
    Production start of the new E-Class Cabriolet

    Fifth model completes successful E-Class product family.
    Milestone for production at the site: complete renewal of the model range “Made in Bremen” within three years.
    Team takes advantage of digital communication concepts and Industry 4.0 technologies in production.
    Markus Schäfer: “The new...

    Bremen, Germany – Series production of the new E-Class Cabriolet has started at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen

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    CLEAN SWEEP FOR TOYOTA ON 2017 TOYOTA KALAHARI BOTSWANA 1000 DESERT RACE
    JWANENG – It was a clean sweep for Toyota on this year’s Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, held near the southern Botswana town of Jwaneng on the weekend of 23-25 June, 2017. At the sharp end of the field, it was former Dakar winner Giniel de Villiers, partnered with Dennis Murphy, that recorded...

    It was a clean sweep for Toyota on this year’s Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, held near the southern Botswana town of Jwaneng on the weekend of 23-25 June, 2017

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    Two Fords on the podium after thrilling Desert Race duel

    Lance Woolridge and Ward claim second place overall in Class T after three days and almost 1 000km of racing


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer round out the podium in third position


    Henk Lategan and Barry White recover from non-finish in first heat to win the second race


    Race 1 (including qualifying):...

    It was a battle of endurance and survival on the only three-day marathon event on the 2017 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) calendar, but the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Puma Lubricants team emerged with two Rangers on the overall Class T podium at the 2017 Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race

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    SUBARU’S GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED EYESIGHT® TO BE LAUNCHED IN SOUTH AFRICA
    Johannesburg, 23 June 2017 - Subaru EyeSight®, the award-winning driver assist technology developed over the past 20 years by Subaru engineers will be introduced to South African consumers in July 2017, when the all-new Subaru XV breaks cover.
    As the meaning of the word suggests, ‘eyesight’ refers to one’s...

    Subaru EyeSight®, the award-winning driver assist technology developed over the past 20 years by Subaru engineers will be introduced to South African consumers in July 2017, when the all-new Subaru XV breaks cover

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    Volkswagen and Qhubeka Giving the Gift of Time

    VWSA giving the gift of time and 1,100 bikes to local communities
    6 Novice cyclists identified through Volkswagen Blue Bikes programme
    VWSA supporting 6 Novice Cyclists as they participate in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has continued its partnership with Qhubeka Bicycle Education...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has continued its partnership with Qhubeka Bicycle Education Empowerment Programme (BEEP) by sponsoring six young cyclists as they prepare for the Telkom 947 cycle challenge being raced in November.

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    MORE THAN 2.3-MILLION KILOMETRES AND STILL GOING STRONG!
    “Two Bar” is the fitting nickname for Namlog’s Hino 500-Series 1324 freight carrier that has covered more than 2.3-million kilometres since it was purchased new in 2009. It certainly carries its age well and does not look like a truck that has covered a distance equal to going around the earth almost 60 times!
    Amazingly...

    “Two Bar” is the fitting nickname for Namlog’s Hino 500-Series 1324 freight carrier that has covered more than 2.3-million kilometres since it was purchased new in 2009

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    HINO SA COMES OUT TOP IN BOTH PARTS AND SERVICE CATEGORIES IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST
    Hino, already the pace-setter for after-sales service in the South African truck market, has just clinched both the parts and service categories in the Hino International Parts and Service Distributor of the Year contest for the second consecutive year.
    The main aim of Hino Motors Ltd, when it...

    Hino, already the pace-setter for after-sales service in the South African truck market, has just clinched both the parts and service categories in the Hino International Parts and Service Distributor of the Year contest for the second consecutive year

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    OPEL FOCUSED ON GROWING IN SOUTH AFRICA

    Brand continues to expand and strengthen its portfolio
    Crossland X to be launched in 2017, followed by Grandland X early next year
    Dedicated distributor Williams Hunt appointed effective January 2018

    JOHANNESBURG. Opel today cemented its commitment to South Africa, revealing plans to further strengthen the brand and grow its...

    Opel today cemented its commitment to South Africa, revealing plans to further strengthen the brand and grow its market presence in the country with a new distributor and new exciting entries to its portfolio

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    Volkswagen supports the VWSA B-BBEE Initiative Trust

    Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust launched to Suppliers
    Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust  supported by the Eastern Cape Government

    22 June 2017 marked another significant day for black-owned suppliers in the automotive sector, with the official launch of the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust.  Although...

    22 June 2017 marked another significant day for black-owned suppliers in the automotive sector, with the official launch of the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust

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    Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for the 6th Year Running

    Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine named 2017 International Engine of the Year “Best Engine Under 1.0-litre” for the sixth year in a row
    Fuel-efficient, compact and powerful engine has won 10 International Engine of Year awards since launch in 2012; powers one in five Ford vehicles...

    Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has been voted 2017 International Engine of the Year “Best Engine Under 1.0-litre” for the sixth year in a row

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    ORGANISERS REVVING UP CONTENT FOR 2017 WESBANK SA MOTORING EXPERIENCE
    The organisers of the 2017 WesBank SA Motoring Experience are already revving up the content for this must-see show, which will take place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from September 1-3. The SA Festival of Motoring is hosting this event, which is the only industry-endorsed motor show on the local...

    Overview - 21 Jun 17

    The organisers of the 2017 WesBank SA Motoring Experience are already revving up the content for this must-see show, which will take place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from September 1-3

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    The new E-Class Coupé
    Stylish and sporty
    With its expressive coupé-esque proportions, clear and sensual design and long-distance comfort for four people, the new E-Class Coupé combines the beauty and classic virtues of a grand tourer with state-of-the-art technology. It also offers the intelligence of the E-Class family with full smartphone integration, Widescreen Cockpit and...

    With its expressive coupé-esque proportions, clear and sensual design and long-distance comfort for four people, the new E-Class Coupé combines the beauty and classic virtues of a grand tourer with state-of-the-art technology

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