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IKA Germany Brings GeBe Products to West Africa

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…Appoints  Auto Report Africa Editor, Olaolu Olusina, as Agent By Emmanuel Oluwatobi IKA Germany (IKA Industrie- und Kraftfahrzeugausrüstung GmbH), a leading global player in the automotive aftermarket spare parts supplies with customers in over 70 countries, is launching out to the West African markets with the GeBe range of products, ...

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Historic Result for Toyota Yaris WRC at Home

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  TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has claimed a stunning victory on home territory at Rally Finland, with Esapekka Lappi claiming his debut victory and Juho Hänninen finishing third: the first time the team has had two cars on the podium. Not only that, but the Yaris WRC led ...

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Renault-Nissan Alliance Achieves Record Results, Emerges Largest Carmaker at First-half

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With combined sales exceeding 5.27 million units from Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors in the first six months of 2017, translating to a  7 percent rise and cumulative volume of electric vehicle sales exceeding  480,000 units, there is every indication that the enlarged Alliance will maintain its position as the ...

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Toyota Launches new app for Children

Toyota app

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has launched an exciting app that sees thousands of children across the globe giving pencil and paper a break in favour of smartphone touchscreens. Aptly called Mobilmo, the app – for smartphones and tablets – can be downloaded so that children can create their own 3D ...

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Here Comes the new Audi Q5

Audi Q5

  Audi South Africa has announced the arrival of the all-new iteration of its best-selling SUV, the Audi Q5 at local dealerships in the country.  The B-segment SUV, which combines the sportiness of an Audi sedan with a multifaceted character and a highly flexible interior, has once again set other ...

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Porsche Achieves Positive First-half Result

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In the first half of 2017, Porsche AG increased its operating result, revenue, deliveries and number of employees. Six months into the year, Porsche’s operating result has reached 2.1 billion euro, an increase of 16 per cent. Revenue rose by eight per cent to 11.8 billion euro. The company’s profit ...

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BMW Motorrad Literacy Centre for Soshanguve Learners

BMW Learners Centre

      Learners from DC Marivate Senior Secondary School in Soshanguve, Pretoria, on Friday,  were provided with a brand new literacy centre to the value of R540, 521 by the BMW Group South Africa and BMW Financial Services South Africa.The BMW Motorrad Literacy Centre, which was established as part of ...

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Honda Launches Global NSX GT3 Customer Racing Programme

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        Honda, in conjunction with JAS Motorsport, Honda Performance Development (HPD) and Mugen will offer the NSX GT3 for sale around the world for the 2018 season. Already a multiple-race winner in its inaugural season of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition in North America, the Honda NSX ...

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Driver-Partner-Support: Uber Launches Greenlight Hub in Lagos

From left:  O'Yoma Ukueku; Greenlight Operations Manager, Taryn Morris; Head of Greenlight sub-Saharan Africa, Alon Lits; General Manager sub-Saharan Africa, and Francesca Uriri; Communications Lead, West Africa, all of Uber, at the launch of the new Uber Greenlight Hub in Lagos on Wednesday.

In its bid to further support driver-partners, Uber has announced the official opening of its Greenlight Hub in Lagos. The Hub, which is strategically located at the Maryland Mall in Maryland, Lagos, will be open six days a week and will serve as a resource centre where existing and potential ...

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 Enter the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The new S-Class

There is every indication that the top-of-the range Mercedes-Benz model, the new S-Class, will set an automotive benchmark in efficiency and comfort. The new S-Class is expected to arrive at dealerships in the African market in the fourth quarter of the year with comprehensive new features. Among the highlights is ...

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