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Toyota launches new premium sports cruiser


  Toyota Motor Corporation has launched a new boat, the Ponam-28V, which will be sold through a network of 50 companies in Japan. The premium sports cruiser is a next-generation hull that combines three structural components―FRP, aluminum, and carbon fibers, to achieve a new sense of riding comfort, high rigidity, ...

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Shanghai Showdown for Toyota GAZOO Racing


  Toyota GAZOO Racing heads to China in a positive mood for the penultimate race of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the 6 Hours of Shanghai at the Shanghai International Circuit. Victory in the last race, on Toyota’s home ground at Fuji Speedway, enhanced the position of Stéphane ...

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7 million-rand ‘Monte Madness’ launches with 31 Opel ADAM cars


    Ahead of the commencement  of the much-flaunted promo being organised by Montecasino,  a traffic-stopping event was held last week  as Montecasino, Opel and elite guests buckled up to pull off the longest Opel ADAM convoy in the country. The 31-car convoy that travelled from the Williams Hunt Fourways ...

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Road Safety: Amosun commends Ogun Sector Command, promises support

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun with Corps Commander Clement Oladele and other FRSC Commanders and Ogun State officials during the visit.

    Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has commended the efforts of the State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in managing road traffic in the state. The governor gave the commendation when the State Sector Commander, Corps Commander Clement Oladele, paid him a courtesy visit ...

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GMSA Foundation moves to tackle constraints in Education

: From left:  Habib Karimulla from the Department of Basic Education, André Forbes, Prof. Servaas van der Berg, Roger Matlock, GMSA Foundation General Manager and Dr. Gabrielle Wills.

  General Motors South Africa (GMSA) Foundation has organised a colloquium aimed at addressing the binding constraints in education, especially those that prevent especially poor schools from thriving. The event was part of the Foundation’s continued efforts at ensuring education excellence in the country. It must be noted that much ...

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Volvo Car Group reports 62% operating profit increase in Q3 2016

The new Volvo XC90

    With less than one more quarter to go in the year, indications have emerged that the Volvo Car Group may just be right on track for another record year in terms of sales even as the operating profit for the year is expected to improve substantially. Already, Volvo ...

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Nigerian Defence Academy honours Innoson Chairman

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, presenting the Doctor of Science honorary degree to Dr. Chukwuma at the 37th convocation ceremony for the cadets of the 63 Regular Course, Nigeria Defence Academy, NDA, Kaduna. With them are the Commandant, Maj-Gen. M. T. Ibrahim {right} and the Academy Provost, Prof. Nwankwo {behind the Vice President}.

  The exceptional low-to-high flight path of Dr. Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma in business and manufacturing has always been lauded in various terms by different people. But, on Thursday, October 6, at the Nigerian Defence Academy {NDA}, Afaka, Kaduna, an interesting addition was made to the verbal accolades as he stepped ...

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Toyota recalls 5.8m cars over faulty Takata airbags

Toyota Car. Twitter photo

(Reuters/NAN) Toyota Motor Corp has recalled about 5.8 million cars at home and abroad over potentially faulty air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. The company said in a statement in Tokyo, that the recalled cars included those used as replacement parts following a 2010 recall. It said the recalled ...

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MMC secures Mitsubishi’s local future with Imperial


Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA), Wednesday, said it welcomes the recent international announcement regarding the inclusion of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) in the Nissan-Renault Alliance. Recently, Nissan put a seal on the acquisition of a 34% equity stake in MMC. And with the addition of MMC to the Nissan-Renault Alliance, ...

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Mercedes – Benz reveals first premium pick-up

Here comes the premium pick-up

  The battle for relevance in the lucrative light commercial vehicles (LCV) segment is set to become very keen as Mercedes-Benz Vans unfolds its plan to join the pick-up market with its very first pick-up, Concept X-CLASS. A concrete outlook of the first premium pickup that will combine the best of ...

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