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McLaren-Honda unveils the New MCL32

McLaren Honda

McLaren-Honda has unveiled its new machine, the McLaren-Honda MCL32, prior to its winter testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, for the upcoming 2017 FIA* Formula One (F1™) World Championship. The Honda RA617H, 1.6-litre V6 turbo engine with ERS, has been decreased the weight and lowered the centre of gravity to ...

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Extreme winter testing regime for all-new Kia Stinger

KIA STINGER 1

      (SEOUL) February 28, 2017 – The Kia Stinger is being plunged into the depths of Arctic winter for the latest stage in its development, ahead of its market introduction in the second half of 2017. Moving from the company’s European test base at the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife ...

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MAN partners CNL to deploy nine electric trucks on the road

The sound of silence – electrically-driven MAN truck supplying a super-market during the night.

With the realisation that electro-mobility is the future of goods transport in towns and cities across the globe now, MAN Truck & Bus said it has partnered an Austrian consortium, the Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL), on the joint development and testing of fully electrically driven trucks with the aim ...

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Martin Daum appointed new Head, Daimler Trucks & Buses

Martin Daum...takes over Wednesday

The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Monday, appointed Martin Daum (57) as the Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for the Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses divisions effective as of March 1, 2017. The appointment is for a period of five years. In this position, he succeeds Dr. ...

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Hyundai rolls out new Creta into SA’s sub-compact SUV market

CRETA 2

Hyundai South Africa has moved towards consolidating itself in the busy sub-compact SUV market segment with the introduction of the new Creta, which is set to make a very strong statement and fill an important slot in the local model range of the South Korean carmaker. The Creta is a ...

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JLR’s InMotion Ventures invests in GoKid

GoKid

InMotion Ventures, powered by Jaguar Land Rover, said it has closed its first investment, participating in a $1.0m seed round for US-based startup GoKid. The round also saw investment from Fontinalis Partners.  GoKid, founded by a graduate of the 2016 Detroit-based Techstars Mobility class, is a mobile first platform enabling ...

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Tiger Wheel & Tyre opens 100th store in SA

Tiger Wheel latest

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has opened its 100th store in South Africa. The brand new store is located at the Matlosana Mall Precinct,  151 Joe Slovo Drive, Klerksdorp  under the supervision of  Jacques Koekemoer, who is the Store Manager and is ably assisted by a team of highly trained sales ...

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Mercedes-Benz set to deliver world´s first all-electric heavy-duty trucks to customers

MB e-truck

Mercedes-Benz Trucks said it is ready to deliver the world´s first all-electric heavy-duty trucks to selected customers  this year following the presentation of the Urban eTruck with 25 t perm. GVW and a range of up to 200 km at the International Commercial Vehicle Show last year. Already, the company said it has ...

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PHOTO NEWS: Big Brother Nigeria’s housemate visits Heritage Bank’s head office

From right: Fela Ibidapo, Group Head, Corporate Communications, Heritage Bank Plc; Omobolaji Mogaji, Media Sales Executives at Multichoice and Gifty Powers, Big Brother Naija's housemate, during her visit to the bank's head office in Victoria Island, Lagos, weekend.

Big Brother Nigeria’s housemate,Gifty Powers, weekend visited the head office of Heritage Bank in Lagos. Gifty was accompanied on the visit by Omobolaji Mogaji, Media Sales Executives at Multichoice and was received on arrival by Fela Ibidapo, Group Head, Corporate Communications, Heritage Bank Plc.

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