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Fight of the Fastest at Vredefort Super Sprint Race


The Donaldson Cross Country Championship will be dishing up an entirely new challenge for the competitors, including the Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Ford Performance team, when the first-ever Super Sprint race kicks off on 7 May in the small farming town of Vredefort, near Parys in the Free State. Unlike the established ...

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Ekiti Doctors: Expired Tyre, Excessive Speeding Caused Fatal Accident, FRSC Insists


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Thursday insisted that excessive speeding and sudden tyre burst led to the recent fatal accident which claimed the lives of six medical doctors from Ekiti State and their driver along the Abuja-Kaduna highway. It revealed that the right rear tyre, a Bridgestone brand manufactured ...

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Ford Brings Excitement to 11th Lagos International Motor Show


Ford Motors Company said on Thursday that it will be showcasing an array of vehicles with high-tech features to the Nigerian public as the 11th Lagos International Motor Fair kicked off in earnest at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos . The company also expressed readiness to bring excitement ...

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Kia Motors Q1 profit up on SUV demand, Weaker Won


Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest automaker, posted a solid first-quarter net profit on Wednesday on the back of a weaker Korean won and strong demand for its SUVs and motorhomes. Net profit stood at 944.6 billion won ($822.7 million) during the January-March period, up 4.6 percent from a year ...

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks Delivers Bakers SA Limited’s Largest Fleet Order


 In one of its largest fleet deals concluded to date, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has handed over 101 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks to Bakers SA Limited, an independently owned transport and logistics services company, based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. In an unprecedented move, all 101 trucks were presented to Bakers SA Limited ...

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Speed Limiting Device: Oyeyemi Commissions 300 Factory-fitted Buses at PMT

FROM LEFT: FRSC's Head, Media, Mr. Bisi Kazeem, Zonal Commanding Officer Rs9 Enugu, Mr. Samuel Obayemi; Corps Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi; Chairman Peace Mass Transit (PMT), Mr. Sam Onyishi and Vice Chairman, Lolo Ify Onyishi during the commissioning of Peace Mass Transit 300 Newly Acquired Buses Fitted with Speed Limiting Device in Enugu. (Picture) Courtesy: Premium Times

The campaign by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for the use of speed limiting device in vehicles operating in the country has received a big boost. This is as the Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, Wednesday in Enugu, commissioned 300 factory-fitted Hummer Buses with the devices into ...

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FRSC Partners ICPC on Drivers Licence, Capacity Building

Driver Licence

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, and the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC), Ekpo Nta, have agreed to collaborate to restore sanity in the issuance of the National Drivers Licence and ensure corrupt-free operations of the FRSC ...

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Hino Trucks Prove Ideal for Storah Farming

Several representatives of Hino attended the hand over of the latest 700-Series timber truck to Storah Farming in KwaZulu-Natal. Those in the photograph (from left) are: Leslie Long, Senior Manager – Marketing and Demand Planning, Hino SA; Ernie Trautmann, Vice President, Hino SA; Pieter Klerck, General Manager, Hino SA; Evan and Handri Storah of Storah Farming; Alec Harris, Commercial Vehicle Sales Consultant, Hino Pietermaritzburg; Pieter van Romburgh, General Manager, Hino Pietermaritzburg; Yasushi Muroya, Division and Senior Executive Co-ordinator, Hino Division, and Arthur Frazer, Regional Sales Manager. Hino SA.

Hino trucks are proving so successful in a mixed transport operation in KwaZulu-Natal that the operator, Evan Storah, of Storah Farming near Ixopo, has increased the number of Hino trucks in his fleet from one to 12 over the past four years. The operation, which involves Hino 700-Series 2845 truck-tractors ...

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General Motors Honours Dealers for Excellent Customer Service

Finance: Terry Nel of Westvaal Mashishing (right) scooped the Financial Department of the Year Award. Congratulating her is Brian Olson, Vice President, Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing.

Dealers in the General Motors South Africa (GMSA) dealer network who uphold the high standards expected of a dealership were honoured recently during the GMSA Departmental Honours Awards. The aim of the awards is to recognise dealers who continuously raise the level of customer service and not only meet, but ...

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European Students Visit General Motors Plant in South Africa

Inspecting a vehicle on the line are from left, Alexandre Agostini, Lara Abou Habib, Alexandra Habay, and Arthur Hamers.

A group of European students studying towards their Masters Degree in International Business gained valuable insights into how vehicles are assembled on a production line, when they visited the General Motors South Africa (GMSA) Struandale Plant recently. The group of 28 students, travelled to South Africa to acquire better understanding ...

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