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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA SAFELY IN SOUTH AMERICA

TOYOTA RAZOOR

The Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa team has arrived safely on location in South America, and has been progressing well with preparations for Dakar 2016, according to a statement issued Wednesday in Campana, Argentina. The statement obtained by AUTO REPORT AFRICA added that the team also completed a shakedown of ...

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PAN UNVEILS NEW PEUGEOT 508 WITH MAJOR FACELIFT

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It was double celebration for PAN Nigeria Limited, assemblers of Peugeot Automobile in Nigeria, as it unveiled a new re-modelled Peugeot 508 with major face lift for the driving pleasure of its teeming customers and also signed an agreement with movie producer and Chief Executive of Golden Effects Services Limited, Mr. ...

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KIA READY TO UNVEIL X-MEN-INSPIRED SPORTAGE IN MELBOURNE JANUARY 2016

KIA X

Kia Motors said it is getting ready to unveil a special, one-off X-Men-inspired Sportage CUV as part of its ongoing collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox and the X-Men movie franchise, a statement signed in Seoul, Korea has said. The 2nd generation Kia X-Car, according to the statement, has been created to ...

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HYUNDAI EARNS TOP RANKING FOR LOWEST AVERAGE REPAIR COSTS

 Hyundai has been named No. 1 in CarMD’s Vehicle Index Manufacturer & Vehicle Reliability Rankings for its leadership in vehicle dependability. Hyundai, according to a statement issued in Fountain Valley, California, earned this prestigious honour for its lower than average repair costs and very low repair frequency among all carmakers, ...

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GOOD DESIGN AWARDS FOR THREE KIA MODELS

KIA MODELS

Kia Motors has received the prestigious 2015 GOOD DESIGN awards for three of its most recent models, the 2016 all-new Sorento CUV, the 2016 all-new Optima midsize sedan and the Soul-based Trail’ster concept car, in the award programme’s ‘Transportation’ category. This marks the second consecutive year in which three Kia ...

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MAN TRUCK & BUS (S.A.) APPOINTS MARKUS GEYER AS MANAGING DIRECTOR

Markus Geyer

MAN Truck & Bus AG has appointed Markus Geyer as Managing Director (MD) of the German commercial vehicle manufacturer in South Africa and the Sub Equatorial Region. Within the first quartet of 2016, Geyer, according to a statement, will assume responsibility from Geoffrey du Plessis who will leave his position ...

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HYUNDAI MOTORSPORT UNVEILS NEW I20 WRC CAR

Hyundai Motorsport

Hyundai Motorsport has kicked off the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) by unveiling its brand new car, the New Generation i20 WRC, at an event witnessed by more than 150 media personalities and guests at the team’s factory in Alzenau, Germany. According to a statement, the unveiling of the ...

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GMSA TICKLES NEEDY CHILDREN AT CHRISTMAS

GMSA employees are from left Garth Arends, Shaheed Loonat, Michelle Alloway, Nigel Brits, Sandra Affat, Fanando Botha, Lauren Walsh and Anthony Gajjar.

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) employees have continued to live by the mantra: “We give back,” according to a statement obtained by AUTO REPORT AFRICA. The statement said: “When the Christmas trees, filled with tags for disadvantaged children, are set up a month before Christmas at all GMSA sites, employees ...

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GMSA EMPLOYEES RENEW COMMITMENT TO COMPLETE CARE

GMSA I CARE

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) continues to live up to the ethos of its Complete Care programme, with employees  at the company’s Sales and Marketing offices in Woodmead recently signing the I Care pledge. This simple act, according to a statement, represents a commitment to put the customer first in ...

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