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Peugeot 4008: The SUV with a difference


  For many auto enthusiasts, especially, those with preference for Peugeot vehicles, the wait is over, as their demand for a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) has been met by the renowned auto maker, Peugeot.  This is as  Peugeot 4008, distributed by PAN Nigeria, official distributor and assemblers of the Peugeot ...

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Toyota launches three new passenger mini-vehicle models


The Toyota-Daihatsu partnership seems to be yielding positive results as Toyota said on Wednesday that it would launch the new Pixis Joy passenger mini-vehicle across 211 dealerships in Japan―including 74 Toyota Corolla dealers, 105 Netz dealers, 16 Toyopet dealers, and 15 Toyota dealers in regions where demand for mini-vehicles is ...

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Mercedes-Benz hosts F1 Grand Prix winner as SA Festival of Motoring opens

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        Mercedes-Benz said it will play host to F1 13-time Grand Prix winner, this Wednesday, at the South Africa Festival of Motoring which opens at the Kyalami Race Track. “We are very pleased to welcome David Coulthard, who is also member of the Mercedes-AMG family, to our ...

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Mexican adventure for Toyota GAZOO Racing

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  (TOYOTA FEATURE)  Toyota GAZOO Racing enters uncharted territory this weekend with its first trip to Mexico City for the Six Hours of Mexico, the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima will drive the #5 TS050 Hybrid at the 4.304km ...

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Family donates 1991 Jetta to VWSA AutoPavilion

Thomas Schaefer, Chairman and Managing Director: Volkswagen Group South Africa (second left), admiring the 1991 Volkswagen Jetta 2 at the VWSA AutoPavilion.

 The Bhikha family has donated a 1991 Jetta to the Volkswagen South Africa AutoPavilion and the car is the latest addition to the AutoPavilion display vehicles unveiled in celebration of 65 years of Volkswagen in South Africa. The vehicle was purchased in 2012 and refurbished by Nitin Bhikha, a qualified ...

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Volkswagen celebrates 65 years in South Africa


  Volkswagen is celebrating sixty-five years of operations in South Africa as 65 years ago, the first South African-built Volkswagen rolled off the assembly line in Uitenhage. The Uitenhage manufacturing plant was founded in 1946 as South African Motor Assemblers and Distributors (SAMAD). At that time, the factory assembled at ...

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GMSA’s HR manager launches career advice journal for Women

Luaneta Logie (middle) shared the success of her book with team members (from left to right) Vathiswa Jacobs, Tanya Van Rensburg and Mampho Xipula.

  Still in the spirit of celebrating women during Women’s Month, General Motors South Africa’s (GMSA) human resources (HR) manager, Luaneta Logie, has launched a journal containing career advice for women, called Sharing Success. Logie said she was inspired by the number of women in top leadership positions in her ...

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Lagos appoints new Managing Director for LAMATA

LAMATA's new Managing Director, Engr. Abiodun Dabiri

The Lagos State Government has appointed a new Managing Director for Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA). The new MD is Engr. Abiodun Dabiri , who until his appointment, was the Head of Procurement at the Authority. His appointment as the substantive Managing Director of the Authority, according to a ...

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FRSC moves to ban use of substandard tyre sealing pastes by vulcanisers

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that it has resolved to intensify its sensitisation and education programmes to ban the use of food-based and substandard sealing pastes mostly used by vulcanisers to fix tyres across the country. The Corps said the resolve followed the loss of lives ...

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Chisco goes digital, to reward loyalty with new MG3 car

Executive Director, CHISCO Group of companies, Mr. Obinna Anyaegbu, speaking on how the new booking solution will promote seamless ticketing and improve operational efficiency

  Group Management Consultant, CHISCO Group of Companies, Barrister Obiageli Obi, speaking on the digitisation drive Executive Director, AGABAH.com, Mr. Ikenna Onuorah, speaking about the corporate social responsibility drive of AGABAH via its agency’s module in partnership with Diamond Bank L-R: Special Assistant to the Chairman of CHISCO Group, Moses ...

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