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TOYOTA SA CELEBRATES TOP PERFORMING DEALERS

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Thekwini Toyota Durban was recognised for their exceptional performance in 2015 and awarded the 2015 Toyota Dealer of the Year. This, according to a statement obtained by AUTO REPORT AFRICA, marks a first for this dealership. “This award to Danny Govender and his team at Thekwini Toyota Durban is richly ...

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ENHANCED 2016 CHEVROLET CAPTIVA RANGE OFFERS GREAT VALUE

CAPTIVA

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has introduced an enhanced Chevrolet Captiva for the 2016 model year. Arriving at dealerships this week, the 2016 Chevrolet Captiva is a refined and efficient people carrier with seating for seven passengers. First introduced in South Africa in 2007, the Captiva is a highly capable ...

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SIFAX RECEIVES NPA’S APPROVAL ON TRUCKS

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SIFAX Haulage and Logistic Ltd. has received the approval of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) haulage truck registration team. This was contained in a statement signed by the Corporate Affairs Manager of SIFAX, Mr. Muyiwa Akande SIFAX Haulage and Logistics Ltd. is a subsidiary of SIFAX Group. The statement said that ...

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ALL- NEW AUDI A4 SETS HIGHER BENCHMARKS FOR ITS CLASS

AUDI A4

More powerful, more efficient and more intelligent: the new Audi A4 features numerous premium technologies which set higher benchmarks for its class. Elegant design blends with an innovative control concept, and lightweight construction meets new, efficient drivetrain solutions. The A4 is also ahead of its peers in terms of infotainment ...

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FRSC GIVES MARCH 31 DEADLINE FOR EVACUATION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has given March 31 deadline for the removal of all abandoned vehicles across the country. Corps Marshal of the commission, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, who gave the deadline in Abuja added that the vehicles constituted security threat to the society. He spoke during an interactive ...

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HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA CELEBRATES 30 YEARS IN THE UNITED STATES

HYUNDAI 30 YEARS

Thirty years ago, a small company from a country not known for building cars came to the U.S. and began selling its first and only car, the Excel. Today, Hyundai is the fifth largest automaker in the world with 14 vehicles in its U.S. lineup and is celebrating its 30th year ...

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NIA DONATES 2,000 MOBILE VERIFICATION DEVICES FOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION

MOBILE DEVICE

The Director-General, Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA), Mr. Sunday Thomas, has said that 2,000 Mobile Verification Devices have been donated to the state governments to enhance vehicle registration and insurance renewal processes. Thomas said this was part of the association’s gesture to eliminate fake insurance documents in the system. He said ...

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DENISE VAN HUYSSTEEN TO STEER COMMUNICATIONS FOR GM AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST OPERATIONS

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General Motors Africa General Manager Communications and Public Relations, Denise van Huyssteen, has been given expanded responsibilities with her appointment as General Manager of Communications for GM Africa and Middle East Operations, effective from 01 March 2016. A statement issued Friday in Port Elizabeth said in her new role, Van Huyssteen ...

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FIRST NEW E-CLASS ROLLS OFF PRODUCTION LINE IN SINDELFINGEN

E-CLASS ROLLS OFF PRODUCTION LINE

The Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen, Germany has begun production of the world’s most intelligent business saloon, taking another important step along the road to accident-free and autonomous driving. In a statement issued in Sindelfingen and obtained by AUTO REPORT AFRICA on Friday, Member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars, ...

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