Connect with us

Media Wire

  • Media-wire

    #ROCKFUELED: Jeep® Brand Launches Highly Original Online Music Project #ROCKFUELED pits six up-and-coming rock bands in unique online concept. Project captures the spirit of the Jeep® brand and its commitment to the rock music scene and runs alongside its sponsorship of the Rolling Stones' ‘STONES - NO FILTER’ 2018 tour. Each act will perform an original track aboard a Jeep...

    The Jeep brand has today launched its most exciting music project to date – a unique and unconventional platform featuring some of Europe’s hottest young bands performing inside a Jeep Compass Limited.

    1
  • Media-wire

    Volkswagen’s top dealers announced  

    The best of the best awarded at Volkswagen South Africa’s annual Dealer of the Year Awards ceremony
    Over 100 winners awarded in 18 categories
    Peter Bosman from Hatfield VW Rivonia wins coveted Dealer of the Year Award

    Johannesburg – Recently, Volkswagen South Africa recognised its top performing dealers at the annual Grand Prix...

    Recently, Volkswagen South Africa recognised its top performing dealers at the annual Grand Prix Awards held in Johannesburg.

    2
  • Media-wire

    RENAULT SANDERO RANGE EVEN MORE ATTRACTIVE WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE NEW SANDERO STEPWAY PLUS
    - New SANDERO STEPWAY model delivers on the value for money Stepway offering PLUS much more in the form of bespoke design and feature enhancements.
    - The new Renault SANDERO STEPWAY PLUS will help to maintain and further increase the great success of the Sandero model in South Africa,...

    New SANDERO STEPWAY model delivers on the value for money Stepway offering PLUS much more in the form of bespoke design and feature enhancements.

    3
  • Media-wire

    The 2018 Mille Miglia is a triumph for Alfa Romeo

    A wonderful day for Alfa Romeo: the Mille Miglia concludes with its cars in the top three places.
    The race caravan paid a celebratory visit to Milan and to the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo at Arese, where time trials were held on the internal circuit.
    Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc, the drivers of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1...

    1928 was the year of Alfa Romeo's first win at the Mille Miglia, and 2018 has seen a record-breaking edition with 450 teams competing and three Alfa Romeo cars taking the top three places

    5
  • Media-wire

    2018 Mille Miglia: The Third Stage

    An exciting stage from Rome to Parma has been run over the historic Mille Miglia roads, but there are more thrills still in store.
    To mark the ninetieth anniversary of Alfa Romeo's first victory, late this morning the race will pay a celebratory visit to Milan and to the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo at Arese, where time trials will be held on...

    Mille Miglia bade farewell to Rome in the early morning, in bright sunlight.

    6
  • Media-wire

    Refreshed Ford Ranger Arrives in 2019 – With More Performance, Efficiency, Features and Capability

    Updated Ranger scheduled for 2019 launch following R3-billion investment in Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant and Struandale Engine Plant
    New-generation powertrain with 10-speed automatic and all-new Bi-Turbo engine on selected models; improved suspension for enhanced dynamics,...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa will be launching an even more capable Ford Ranger when production commences for the refreshed new model scheduled for launch in 2019.

    7
  • Media-wire

    2018 Mille Miglia: Second Stage

    Yesterday the caravan threaded its way down the Italian peninsula from Milano Marittima to Rome.
    The excitement of the race mingled with the beauty of the landscapes, making a truly thrilling day.
    At Pesaro two and four wheels met in a warm embrace, as the town also welcomed the twelfth stage of the Giro d’Italia, for which Alfa Romeo is the...

    The overnight stay at Milano Marittima was a short one and the caravan was on the move again at first light.

    8
  • Media-wire

    2018 Mille Miglia: The First Stage
    The Alfa Romeo myth is once again travelling the roads of the Mille Miglia, ninety years after its first success, which it now celebrates with the “Alfa Romeo: the Mille Miglia in 90 places” project, retracing the most significant stages in a unique story. Yesterday's stage took the caravan from Brescia to Milano Marittima, accompanied by the...

    The Alfa Romeo myth is once again travelling the roads of the Mille Miglia, ninety years after its first success, which it now celebrates with the “Alfa Romeo: the Mille Miglia in 90 places” project, retracing the most significant stages in a unique story.

    9
  • Media-wire

    2018 Mille Miglia: Sealing and Inspection

    A special edition celebrating the ninetieth anniversary of Alfa Romeo's first win in the Red Arrow race gets under way.
    To celebrate this historic milestone and to transfer the passion from legendary models to current production, a special site hosting 90 photos has been created to tell this unique story.
    Piazza della Vittoria in...

    The Mille Miglia has been the supreme expression of the passion for cars for more than ninety years.

    10
  • Media-wire

    Isuzu ChildLife Foundation Supports Ironman 4 the Kids Project in Walmer Township
    PORT ELIZABETH – Providing sustainable solutions through solid partnerships is fundamental to Isuzu Motors South Africa’s (IMSAf) business philosophy.
    Based on this philosophy, the Isuzu ChildLife Foundation and IMSAf donated R400 000 to the IRONMAN 4 the Kidz Charity Trust to build a crèche in...

    Providing sustainable solutions through solid partnerships is fundamental to Isuzu Motors South Africa’s (IMSAf) business philosophy.

    12
  • Media-wire

    All-New Ford Fiesta – Raising the Stakes in Compact Car Segment

    Contemporary new design that is more fluid and elegant – but distinctly Fiesta
    Revolutionary new interior with unprecedented quality of materials, craftsmanship and cutting-edge technologies
    Fun-to-drive character enhanced with new suspension, improved safety
    SYNC®3 connectivity supported by floating...

    Fiesta - 14 May 18

    The all-new Ford Fiesta is set to raise the stakes in the compact car segment by building on the proud heritage of the very successful outgoing model, while lifting the benchmark significantly in terms of quality, refinement, technology and safety.

    13
  • Media-wire

    NEW ENGEN POLO CUP PACE-SETTER EMERGES AT ZWARTKOPS RACEWAY

    Tasmin Pepper takes both race victories
    She sets a new Zwartkops Engen Polo Cup lap record
    Jeffrey Kruger retains championship lead

    Drama, a new winner, a new lap record and spectacular racing typified rounds five and six of this year’s Engen Polo Cup Championship at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on...

    Drama, a new winner, a new lap record and spectacular racing typified rounds five and six of this year’s Engen Polo Cup Championship at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, May 12.

    14
  • Media-wire

    Subaru WRX STI Wins the SP3T Class in Nürburgring 24-Hour Race
    Tokyo, May 14, 2018 – Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI) *1, took the SP3T class*2 win in the 2018 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from May 11 to 13, with the “Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge 2018”, a racing car developed based on a...

    Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI) *1, took the SP3T class*2 win in the 2018 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from May 11 to 13, with the “Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge 2018”, a racing car developed based on a WRX STI mass-production model.

    15
  • Media-wire

    Engen Audi raises the bar

    Simon Moss remains GTC championship leader after round 3 at Zwartkops Raceway
    1st place finish in GTC race 1, overall victory and new lap record for Michael Stephen
    Front row lock-down for team Engen Audi

    Pretoria, May 14, 2018. Round 3 of the Grand Touring Cars (GTC) Africa Championship brought the Engen Audi team to the home ground at...

    Round 3 of the Grand Touring Cars (GTC) Africa Championship brought the Engen Audi team to the home ground at Zwartkops Raceway.

    16
  • Media-wire

    Goodyear Wranglers keep anti-poaching vehicles on track
    Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers of the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team. This is the seventh year that the tyre manufacturer is sponsoring the rugged, all terrain 4x4 tyres to help give the anti-poaching teams an advantage when patrolling the country’s nature reserves.
     “The rangers...

    Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers of the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team.

    17
  • Media-wire

    Volkswagen Motorsport delivers another top-drawer performance
    Volkswagen Motorsport delivered another exceptional performance at round three of the Sasol GTC Championship held at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria.
    Daniel Rowe raced his Volkswagen Motorsport Jetta GTC to a convincing lights-to-flag win from pole position in the second GTC race while Keagan Masters excelled yet...

    Volkswagen Motorsport delivered another exceptional performance at round three of the Sasol GTC Championship held at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria.

    18
  • Media-wire

    The Two Millionth Fiat 500 Rolls Off The Line

    The two millionth Fiat 500 was made at the Tychy Plant in Poland yesterday.
    The iconic Fiat is sold in over 100 countries worldwide and 80% of sales are outside Italy, making it the most global Fiat model.
    The 500 is market leader in nine European countries and in the top three in seven more. In its eleventh year and with...

    The two millionth Fiat 500 was made at the Tychy Plant in Poland today.

    19
  • Media-wire

    Mahindra South Africa joins Survivor South Africa: Philippines as vehicle sponsor
    May 10, 2018, Johannesburg :  This year, one lucky fan of the Survivor series will win a brand-new Mahindra XUV500 W8 Automatic, thanks to the sponsorship agreement between Mahindra South Africa, DStv and the series’ producers.
    The agreement sees Mahindra join as vehicle sponsor and advertiser...

    This year, one lucky fan of the Survivor series will win a brand-new Mahindra XUV500 W8 Automatic, thanks to the sponsorship agreement between Mahindra South Africa, DStv and the series’ producers.

    20
  • Media-wire

    Isuzu mu-X takes aim at fast-growing SUV segment
    PORT ELIZABETH – Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSA) is marking the brand’s return to the rapidly growing sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment with the highly anticipated debut of the seven-seater mu-X. The mu-X is the first vehicle to be launched under the newly established Isuzu Motors South Africa, a wholly owned subsidiary of...

    Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSA) is marking the brand’s return to the rapidly growing sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment with the highly anticipated debut of the seven-seater mu-X.

    21
  • Media-wire

    ALFA SMOKES THE HILL

    Giulia QV takes two podium positions at exciting Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
    Returns Alfa Romeo to its racing roots
    Record breaking attendance of more than 17 000 spectators

    Alfa Romeo fans were treated to a great spectacle of racing this past weekend at the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb. Fans were able to watch the much loved Alfa Giulia QVs participate in...

    Alfa Romeo fans were treated to a great spectacle of racing this past weekend at the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb.

    23
  • Media-wire

    The new Volkswagen Arteon

    The premium class Volkswagen model combines the design elements of a sports car with the elegance and space of a gran turismo
    The top of the range 2.0 TSI engine with 206kW power output sprints from 0-100km in just 5.6 seconds.
    Numerous innovative technology, driver assistance and convenience systems are making their debut in the Arteon
    Extended...

    Arteon - 8 May 18

    The Arteon is Volkswagen’s top passenger model and the new Volkswagen gran turismo is produced at the German plant in Emden.

    24
  • Media-wire

    Second win on the trot for Ford NWM on Battlefields 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable extend Class T championship lead with second consecutive victory


    Brazilians Cristian Baumgart and Beco Andreotti take third place on punishing Battlefields 400 route


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer lead qualifying for second time this season, finish fifth


    Qualifying:...

    The Battlefields 400, round two of the 2018 South African Cross Country Series, proved a happy hunting ground for the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport team this weekend, as Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable scored their second Class T win in a row

    25
  • Media-wire

    Global Goodyear President and CEO, Rich Kramer officially opens new Hi-Q Bryanston store!
    As part of a visit to Goodyear’s South Africa operations, Richard Kramer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company based at the Goodyear headquarters in Akron, Ohio, officiated the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Hi-Q Bryanston store on...

    As part of a visit to Goodyear’s South Africa operations, Richard Kramer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company based at the Goodyear headquarters in Akron, Ohio, officiated the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Hi-Q Bryanston store on Friday, April 27

    26
  • Media-wire

    VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT AIMS FOR MORE OF THE SAME AT ZWARTKOPS RACES
    Coming off the back of its most successful day at the races in Cape Town last month, Volkswagen Motorsport heads to round three of the Sasol GTC and GTC2 Championship aiming to replicate their form for their legions of fans in Pretoria next Saturday, 13th May.
    Buoyed by his maiden victory at the coast, Daniel...

    Coming off the back of its most successful day at the races in Cape Town last month, Volkswagen Motorsport heads to round three of the Sasol GTC and GTC2 Championship aiming to replicate their form for their legions of fans in Pretoria next Saturday, 13th May.

    27
  • Media-wire

    ENGEN POLO CUP CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO TESTING GROUNDS

    Drivers to race at a known circuit
    Jeffrey Kruger to come under severe attack
    Ultra-close competition throughout weekend

    This year's Engen Polo Cup championship contenders will return to familiar territory next Saturday (May 12), when the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round three of their 2018...

    This year's Engen Polo Cup championship contenders will return to familiar territory next Saturday (May 12), when the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round three of their 2018 season.

    28
  • Media-wire

    Mahindra readies itself for growth in Southern Africa

    Mahindra bucked declining market with 19% growth over two years
    Mahindra to announce details of local vehicle assembly in May
    Pik Up success sees Mahindra become a Top 6 pick-up brand

    May 2, 2018, Johannesburg :  Mahindra South Africa is gearing up for a new phase of growth and expansion in South Africa.
    The Indian...

    Mahindra South Africa is gearing up for a new phase of growth and expansion in South Africa.

    30
  • Media-wire

    Jeep Brand Rides WSL Founders' Cup of Surfing Wave as Exclusive Automotive Partner
    Surfer with the Best Individual Score at the End of Two-Day Event will be Awarded an All-New 2018 Jeep Wrangler
    May 2, 2018 – As part of its multi-year global deal, the Jeep brand is the exclusive automotive partner of the World Surf League’s upcoming Founders’ Cup of Surfing event, presented...

    As part of its multi-year global deal, the Jeep brand is the exclusive automotive partner of the World Surf League’s upcoming Founders’ Cup of Surfing event, presented by Michelob ULTRA PURE Gold, a historic nation-versus-nation teams event featuring a cross-section of the world's best surfers, to be held at WSL Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California, May 5-6, 2018.

    31
  • Media-wire

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Broadacres
    26 April 2018 marked the debut of Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Broadacres, Johannesburg, with the opening of a new store at the Broadacres Shopping Centre on the corner of Cedar Avenue and Valley Road. The store is managed by JP du Toit who is assisted by a team of highly trained sales and fitment personnel.
    “It’s great to be in...

    26 April 2018 marked the debut of Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Broadacres, Johannesburg, with the opening of a new store at the Broadacres Shopping Centre on the corner of Cedar Avenue and Valley Road.

    34

REGISTER FOR MEDIA ACCESS CLICK HERE