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    Mother City to host Engen Polo Cup Championship again

    Title chase wide open at season's penultimate event
    Four drivers could leave circuit as championship leader
    High speed chess games expected in both races

    The 2018 Engen Polo Cup travelling show will perform at the Western Cape Killarney circuit for the second time next weekend (September 21 and 22), with the title...

    The 2018 Engen Polo Cup travelling show will perform at the Western Cape Killarney circuit for the second time next weekend (September 21 and 22), with the title chase wide open after the season's first six rounds.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport aiming to replicate Cape Town winning streak
    When the Sasol GTC Championship last visited Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway back in April, the team earned three wins from four starts, a feat they aim to replicate on 22nd September when the championship visits the coastal circuit for the second time.
    Daniel Rowe powered his Volkswagen Motorsport Jetta GTC to...

    When the Sasol GTC Championship last visited Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway back in April, the team earned three wins from four starts, a feat they aim to replicate on 22nd September when the championship visits the coastal circuit for the second time.

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    HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2018 ANNOUNCES SEMI-FINALISTS
    It’s almost time for Honda Quest True Adventure 2018 Boot Camp to kick off.
    After meticulously working through more than 1000 entries, the organisers of Honda Quest True Adventure have selected the 30 semi-finalists. 
    Boot Camp will take place in Cape Town from the 1-3 October 2018 and the semi-finalists will undergo a...

    It’s almost time for Honda Quest True Adventure 2018 Boot Camp to kick off.

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    Jeep® Cherokee: 44 years of unique models in the automotive industry
    Few names in Jeep® history are more iconic or evoke more emotion than Cherokee. It’s a name thatrepresents 44 years of history and almost four million units sold worldwide.
    The charming Sicilian scenery, which is currently playing host to the international media launch of the new Jeep® Cherokee, is the ideal...

    Cherokee 44 Years - 20 Sep 18

    Few names in Jeep® history are more iconic or evoke more emotion than Cherokee. It’s a name thatrepresents 44 years of history and almost four million units sold worldwide.

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    Media-Wire - HR-V - 20 Sep 18

    2019 HONDA HR-V
    Refreshed crossover even more appealing than before

    Comprehensive update builds on the success of outgoing model
    Unique combination of SUV, MPV and coupé characteristics
    Fresh styling adds new visual appeal
    Enhanced interior delivers on comfort and convenience
    Tried and trusted drivetrain choices remain

    OVERVIEW
    The popular Honda HR-V urban crossover...

    HR-V - 20 Sep 18

    The popular Honda HR-V urban crossover has undergone a significant upgrade programme.

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    Isuzu Technicians Take Podium Position at International Competition
    It’s official, South Africa has some of the best bakkie technicians in the world. The Isuzu South Africa team came third out of 24 participating countries in the Light Commercial Vehicle Division of the 2018 Isuzu World Technical Competition, known as the I-1 Grand Prix, which was held in Thailand...

    It’s official, South Africa has some of the best bakkie technicians in the world. The Isuzu South Africa team came third out of 24 participating countries in the Light Commercial Vehicle Division of the 2018 Isuzu World Technical Competition, known as the I-1 Grand Prix, which was held in Thailand recently.

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    Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV fitted on Audi e-tron in San Francisco
    Goodyear ultra-high performing tyres are chosen for Audi’s first ever electric SUV
    Brussels, 18 September 2018 – Audi revealed its e-tron earlier today, which is the first fully electric SUV to be commercialised by the German car manufacturer. Goodyear has supplied this groundbreaking model with its...

    Goodyear ultra-high performing tyres are chosen for Audi’s first ever electric SUV

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    This Heritage Day We Celebrate Braaivleis, Rugby, Sunny Skies and Tiger Wheel & Tyre
    On 24 September we celebrate the colourful heritage of this one-of-a-kind country and the many wonderful things that are uniquely South African, like biltong, boerewors, braaivleis, the name ‘bakkie’ and the best retail wheel and tyre chain in the country, Tiger Wheel & Tyre.
    Like...

    Heritage Day - 18 Sep 18

    On 24 September we celebrate the colourful heritage of this one-of-a-kind country and the many wonderful things that are uniquely South African, like biltong, boerewors, braaivleis, the name ‘bakkie’ and the best retail wheel and tyre chain in the country, Tiger Wheel & Tyre

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    2018 Festival of Motoring presented by WesBank boasts record attendance and thrills for show visitors at annual motoring extravaganza.
    The Festival of Motoring, held from the 31 August to 2 September, proved bigger and better than ever before. The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit hosted the third annual festival since 2016. The only national, industry-supported auto show, drew a...

    2018 Festival of Motoring presented by WesBank boasts record attendance and thrills for show visitors at annual motoring extravaganza.

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    2018 Formula One Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix – Practice – Friday
    Weather: FP1: cloudy/sunny and dry, 31-32°C air, 39-44°C track; FP2: dry, 30°C air, 34-36°C track
    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team took on the first day of track action ahead of the 2018 FIA Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, with both pilots fighting in the midfield on the challenging Marina Bay...

    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team took on the first day of track action ahead of the 2018 FIA Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, with both pilots fighting in the midfield on the challenging Marina Bay Street Circuit

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    Third Win of the Season for Ford NWM in Harrismith

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer secure second consecutive victory on Harrismith 400, move up to third in Class T


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable finish fourth and extend championship lead


    Ford wins Manufacturers Award with three Rangers in top four places


    Qualifying: 39km, Loop 1: 177km, Loop 2: 177km,...

    The Free State proved a happy hunting ground for the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team for the second year in a row as Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer scored their second consecutive Harrismith 400 Class T victory this weekend.

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    ‘What Car’ brand is more reliable than you think?
    Midrand, 14 September 2018 – Italian car brands Fiat and Alfa Romeo have rocked the seemingly stable dependability boat by beating German and Japanese brands for the captainship of reliability. Respected British publication What Car has shattered many stereotype myths, placing Italian brands close to the shining lighthouse of...

    Italian car brands Fiat and Alfa Romeo have rocked the seemingly stable dependability boat by beating German and Japanese brands for the captainship of reliability.

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    “KEY PLAYERS IN MOTOR INDUSTRY WILL REMAIN STRONG”, SAYS SA-BORN INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE, JOHAN DE NYSSCHEN.
    The global automotive industry has reached an inflection point but South African-born Johan de Nysschen, who has held positions at four premium brands - BMW, Audi, Infiniti, and Cadillac – believes that the world’s key players will remain strong in the future, despite...

    The global automotive industry has reached an inflection point but South African-born Johan de Nysschen, who has held positions at four premium brands - BMW, Audi, Infiniti, and Cadillac – believes that the world’s key players will remain strong in the future, despite the arrival of a host of start-up companies, including Tesla

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    Electric trucks in action – MAN and CNL begin practical testing

    MAN Truck & Bus is handing over fully electric trucks to nine partner companies from the Austrian Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL).
    The test vehicles based on MAN TGMs are designed specifically for each customer and prepared for authentic practical testing. During the test drives, which will last...

    Joachim Drees, chairman of the Executive Board of Man Truck & Bus AG, and his board colleague Dr. Ulrich Dilling, responsible for production and logistics, handed over the first electric trucks of the type MAN eTGM at the Steyr production site at nine member companies of the Austrian Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL).

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    Dressed in pink and ready for Algoa FM’s annual Big Walk for Cancer
    Isuzu Motors South Africa handed over two Isuzu mu-X sport utility vehicle to Algoa FM this week in support of the radio station’s annual Big Walk for Cancer.
    The vehicles will be used to create awareness during the run up to the event that takes place on Saturday, 27 October 2018 along the Port Elizabeth...

    Dressed in pink and ready for Algoa FM’s annual Big Walk for Cancer

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    Title Chase Intensifies for Ford NWM in Harrismith

    Class T championship leaders Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable aiming for maximum points with two races remaining


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer return to Harrismith where they scored first victory


    Harrismith 400 takes place on 14 and 15 September

    PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, 6 September 2018 – All eyes...

    Harrismith Preview - 6 Sep 18

    All eyes will be on the fiercely contested Class T Production Vehicle Championship when the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) returns to Harrismith for the penultimate race of the 2018 season on 14 and 15 September.

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    Globe-trotting Isuzu bakkie to be given new lease on life as winner of Living Legends competition
    PORT ELIZABETH – Isuzu’s revered and trusted locally produced one-ton bakkie range has been a firm South African favourite over the past 40 years, delivering legendary performance, unbeatable reliability and impressive go-anywhere ability.
    And now, an adventurous 18-year-old...

    Globe-trotting Isuzu bakkie to be given new lease on life as winner of Living Legends competition

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    Haval H9 named as semi-finalist in prestigious Cars.co.za consumer awards

    Luxury features
    Competitive pricing
    Impressive performance

    12 September 2018, Midrand – Scarcely a month after its introduction to the local market, the Haval H9 has been named as one of only five semi-finalists in the Adventure SUV category of the 2018 Cars.co.za consumer awards.
    Haval is...

    Haval H9 named as semi-finalist in prestigious Cars.co.za consumer awards

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    Three NWM Ford Rangers in Top Five at Atlas Copco 400

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer claim second place in Class T


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable end fourth and retain championship lead


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea finish a solid fifth


    Qualifying: 40km, Loop 1: 172km, Loop 2: 172km, Total: 384km

    Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa, 4 August 2018 – The...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team grabbed a crucial haul of points at the Atlas Copco 400 this weekend for the fourth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Abarth and Alfa Romeo Track Day Demonstrate Motoring Prowess at Corsa Italiana
    Midrand, September 10, 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s (FCA) Abarth and Alfa Romeo brands took part in the Corsa Italiana Track Day at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria West last Saturday, 8 September 2018.
    Leading Gauteng FCA dealers hosted exclusive VIP guests in the morning session for hot laps...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s (FCA) Abarth and Alfa Romeo brands took part in the Corsa Italiana Track Day at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria West last Saturday, 8 September 2018.

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    Kimi Räikkönen to race for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team from 2019
    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team is delighted to announce that Kimi Räikkönen will join the team from 2019.  The 2007 Formula One World Champion from Espoo, Finland, has signed for the next two seasons.
    In his career, Kimi Räikkönen has secured 20 Grands Prix wins and 100 podiums to date, making him one of the...

    Kimi Räikkönen to race for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team from 2019

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    NAAMSA CHAIRMAN CONFIDENT SA MOTOR INDUSTRY CAN OVERCOME ITS MAJOR CHALLENGES
    Andrew Kirby, chairman of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) and president and CEO of Toyota SA Motors, says he is confident that the local motor industry will overcome its major challenges and that the industry will grow substantially into the future. He...

    Andrew Kirby, chairman of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) and president and CEO of Toyota SA Motors, says he is confident that the local motor industry will overcome its major challenges and that the industry will grow substantially into the future.

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    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team congratulates Charles Leclerc on extraordinary career step
    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team would like to congratulate Charles Leclerc on his fantastic step of joining the Scuderia Ferrari from 2019, and wishes him the best for his future in our sport.  During his first season in Formula One, the twenty-year-old Monegasque driver has given the Swiss...

    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team congratulates Charles Leclerc on extraordinary career step

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    Preview – 2018 Formula One Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix
    15th Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, 14th to 16th September 2018
    Hinwil, 10th September 2018 – With the European race season having concluded at the 2018 FIA Formula One Italian Grand Prix at the beginning of the month, the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team now heads to Singapore for the first of...

    15th Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, 14th to 16th September 2018

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    Johannesburg – TRENTYRE’S QUEST TO KEEP FLEETS MOVING
    The last few years have been tough for the commercial transport industry and tyre Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) but this has not hindered Goodyear’s continuing commitment to introducing innovative solutions to all of their customers around the world. Just over a year ago, Trentyre, a subsidiary owned by Goodyear...

    FleetFirst - 10 Sep 18

    The last few years have been tough for the commercial transport industry and tyre Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) but this has not hindered Goodyear’s continuing commitment to introducing innovative solutions to all of their customers around the world.

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    How to navigate the highways and byways like a boss this rainy season
    Midrand, 7 September 2018 – As South Africans welcome the start of the warmer season and convertible car tops can finally come down minus the beanie, scarf and heavy trench coat, Spring also signals the start of the rainy season in many provinces and with that comes wet, slippery roads and a spike in...

    As South Africans welcome the start of the warmer season and convertible car tops can finally come down minus the beanie, scarf and heavy trench coat, Spring also signals the start of the rainy season in many provinces and with that comes wet, slippery roads and a spike in rain-related car accidents.

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    GOVERNMENT AND MOTOR INDUSTRY CLOSE TO FINALISING SA AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPLAN
    The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and the motor industry are now close to finalising the South African Automotive Masterplan which will come into effect in January 2021 and run until 2035. This was the message given by Lionel October, the director-general of the dti, addressing delegates at the...

    The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and the motor industry are now close to finalising the South African Automotive Masterplan which will come into effect in January 2021 and run until 2035.

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    Pajero Sport ups the safety ante

    Safety upgraded – improved safety for you and your family
    Additional airbags – Pajero Sport now boasts 7 airbags
    ISOFIX added – child seat anchor points  for babies and toddlers
    Increased towing mass for both 4x4 and 4x2 derivatives
    Pricing unchanged in spite of improvements
    120 Watt Power Plug added for charging laptops and other...

    Less than a year ago the all-new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport made its long awaited South African debut to massive acclaim – not only from the motoring media and the Mitsubishi Motors dealer network, but more importantly the South African SUV public who love travelling, adventure and the outdoors.

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    Reliable logistics support during the Isuzu Ironman 70.3 World Championships
    PORT ELIZABETH - ISUZU Motors South Africa was not just a sponsor in name for the Isuzu IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, but also a sponsor in deed: delivering critical logistics that contributed to making the championship race a world-class event.
    Far from the glamour of the red finishers’ carpet,...

    ISUZU Motors South Africa was not just a sponsor in name for the Isuzu IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, but also a sponsor in deed: delivering critical logistics that contributed to making the championship race a world-class event.

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    FCA US Invests $30 Million in All-new Autonomous Driving and Advanced Testing Facility at Chelsea Proving Grounds

    FCA US dedicates all-new facility for testing of autonomous driving, Advanced Driver-assistance Systems (ADAS), advanced safety technology and assessment to third-party safety ratings
    6,500-square-foot command center houses vehicle-to-infrastructure...

    FCA US announced today that it has invested more than $30 million at its Chelsea Proving Grounds in southeast Michigan to further development and testing of autonomous vehicle and advanced safety technologies.

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    Two Hyundai SUVs get fresh new look, new gearboxes, and changed line-up
     
    Two of Hyundai’s top-selling models in South Africa – the Tucson and Creta sports utility vehicles (SUVs) – have been launched with fresh new design features and new gearboxes and a few derivative changes for the Tucson range.
    Hyundai’s Tucson, which has been a top-contender in its market segment since...

    Two of Hyundai’s top-selling models in South Africa – the Tucson and Creta sports utility vehicles (SUVs) – have been launched with fresh new design features and new gearboxes and a few derivative changes for the Tucson range.

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    Mazda’s Jinba-Ittai Experience - The story behind the Mazda brand philosophy
    Mazda constantly endeavors to create an emotional connection between the driver and the car with the aim to invigorate both body and spirit through the joy of driving. This connection is called Jinba-Ittai.
    Jinba-Ittai or “rider and horse as one body” is the Japanese term which describes the harmony...

    Mazda constantly endeavors to create an emotional connection between the driver and the car with the aim to invigorate both body and spirit through the joy of driving.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport experiences highs and lows at Kyalami
    It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for Volkswagen Motorsport at the Festival of Motoring which hosted round seven of the Sasol GTC Championship. Daniel Rowe earned his best qualifying position of the year as well as his best race one result this season. Mathew Hodges stood on the podium for the first time this season,...

    It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for Volkswagen Motorsport at the Festival of Motoring which hosted round seven of the Sasol GTC Championship. Daniel Rowe earned his best qualifying position of the year as well as his best race one result this season.

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