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Daimler Takes smart vision EQ fortwo to 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

smart vision EQ fortwo brings the future of car sharing nearer

Daimler is taking its new autonomous concept car, the smart vision EQ fortwo, to the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The car, from the stable of the Mercedes-Benz  Group,  provides a new vision of urban mobility and individualised, highly flexible, totally efficient local public transport. The amazing feature about the concept car ...

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Nissan Flaunts Tech. Leadership with Intelligent Rear View Mirror in 2018 Armada SUV

2018 Nissan Armada Platinum with Intelligent Rear View Mirror

Nissan is surely flaunting its leadership in the area of intelligent mobility technology. The Japanese auto giant, which recently stepped up its game with the introduction of the advanced ProPILOT Assist™ and Rear Door Alert (RDA), is launching another innovative technology in the 2018 model year – the Intelligent Rear View Mirror (I-RVM). I-RVM ...

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2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+Award for 2018 Hyundai Sonata

2018 Hyundai Sonata

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata has earned the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS)’s highest accolade for safety, in one of the industry’s most demanding vehicle tests, thus receiving a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award when equipped with optional front crash prevention and dynamic bending headlights. The IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ ...

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Toyota Boosts Hurricane Harvey’s Relief Efforts with $3million

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Toyota on Wednesday announced a combined $3 million boost to efforts aimed at providing relief to people affected by ravaging Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, United States of America. Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), which made the announcement in a statement issued in Plano, Texas said it is partnering with ...

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Kia to Reveal New Concept at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

New Kia Concept Car

Kia Motors said on Wednesday that it will unveil a new concept car at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show on September 12. The unveiling will take place at the Kia stand, located in Hall 9 of the Frankfurt Messe Exhibition Centre in Germany.  Designed at Kia’s European design centre in ...

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First-ever BMW M Festival Holds at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit October

The new BMW M5.

As the BMW Group South Africa continues to maintain a top five ranking in the world in terms of BMW M market share, it has concluded plans to host the first-ever BMW M Festival from October 21 to 22, 2017 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg. The company ...

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Isuzu Appoints 7 Senior Executives for South African Operations

Denise van Huyssteen...to head Corporate Affairs of Isuzu Motors South Africa

…  Denise Van Huyssteen to Head Corporate Affairs  Isuzu Motors South Africa has continued to re-assure that things are surely going to look up for good following its decision to purchase the Isuzu related assets from General Motors South Africa (GMSA), effective January 2018 and subject to various regulatory approvals, ...

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Honda Quest 2017 Moves to Namibia with 20 Finalists in September

Group picture at the Boot Camp

  The adventure of a lifetime awaits 20 lucky finalists who were recently shortlisted for the 2017 Honda Quest at the recent Boot Camp, which had 40 contestants selected from almost 900 entries. The aim of the competition, according to the organisers,  was not only to determine who would be ...

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Continental to Showcase Innovations for Electric Mobility Market at Frankfurt Motor Show

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  With the Electric Vehicle (EV) evolution spreading fast across the globe and no country or organisation wants to be left behind, innovations for the fast-growing electric mobility market are also in the works by many organisations. And as the countdown to the  2017 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show scheduled for ...

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Renault-Nissan Alliance Partners Dongfeng Motor Group to Co-develop Electric Vehicles in China

Renault-Nissan Alliance logo

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. (Dongfeng) said they are partnering on a new joint venture to co-develop and sell electric vehicles (EVs) in China. The new joint venture, eGT New Energy Automotive Co., Ltd. (eGT), according to a statement announcing the partnership, will focus on the ...

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