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Futuroad Expo: New Trucks Launches Signpost Great Future for SA’s Truck Industry

The larger Pro 6000 heavy truck range launched by the Indian Eicher brand, part of the global Volvo Group, at Futuroad on Friday

    Indications have emerged that there is a great future for the truck industry in South Africa as several new truck models launches that characterised Friday’s opening of Futuroad, the truck and bus show which is co-located with Automechanika Johannesburg at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, point to this simple ...

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Ford Appoints Doc Khumalo Brand Ambassador

Doc.Khumali with Neale Hill, director marketing, sales & service, Ford Motor Company Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region at the ceremony

…To Drive Legendary V8 Ford Mustang GT Convertible for the next one year  Legendary South African football player and one of the best-known names on the South African soccer scene, Theophilus ‘Doc’ Khumalo, has been appointed a brand ambassador for Ford and will be proudly be driving a Ford Mustang ...

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Tata Motors Unveils ULTRA Light Trucks Range at Futuroad Expo 2017

Tata Ultra range

  Tata Motors, one of the leading commercial vehicle brands in South Africa, this Friday, unveiled its new generation range of commercial vehicles – Tata Ultra, The Business Utility Vehicle at Futuroad Expo, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three new models from Ultra range were showcased including ULTRA 814 (4.5T), ...

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The Exploits of 79-year-old Gunther Holtorf in his G-class Named “Otto”

Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars,Dr. Dieter Zetsche (left), with the 79-year-old Gunther Holtorf and his  cherished G –Class christened 'Otto'

  One man, one G, one life’s work. That sums up the essence of an unprecedented global adventure. In 1988, when Gunther Holtorf and his wife, Christine, set out in their Mercedes-Benz 300 GD to visit as many of the countries around the world as possible, the G-Class was just ...

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Nissan Unveils 2018 Armada Platinum Reserve in Dallas

2018 Nissan Armada Platinum Reserve

Nissan has unveiled the new 2018 Armada Platinum Reserve, the most luxurious version of Nissan’s flagship full-size Armada SUV ever.The new Armada Platinum Reserve which takes the fully equipped Armada Platinum grade to the next level with a Dark Chrome exterior trim (front grille, door handles and outside mirrors) and ...

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Hyundai Brings All-new 2018 Accent to 2017 Orange County Auto Show in California

All-new 2018 Accent

Hyundai Motor America has brought the all-new 2018 Accent to the 2017 Orange County International Auto Show. The 4-day Show which started on September 28 and ends on October 1 at the Manheim Convention Centre in California, will feature more than 500 new cars.  The 2018 Accent enters its fifth generation by ...

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Bi-annual OEM Challenge: Volkswagen Drubs Mercedes Benz, Retains Trophy in Uitenhage

OEM Challenge

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA), last weekend, drubbed the Mercedes Benz teams at the PeoplePavilion in Uitenhage as the bi-annual OEM Challenge Trophy won two years ago by Mercedes Benz was retained in Uitenhage, the home of VWSA. It was really an interesting Heritage Day weekend at the OEM Challenge ...

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Why Heritage Bank is Committed to Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry – Spokesperson

HERITAGE BANK LOGO

  Heritage Bank Plc. has explained why it is so committed to the growth and development of Nigeria’s creative industry which is a major contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The Group Head, Corporate Communications, Heritage Bank, Fela Ibidapo, gave the explanation recently  after the viewing part one of ...

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Porsche’s world record of 6 minutes, 47.3 seconds makes 911 GT2 RS the fastest sports car

Historic moment for 911 GT2 RS: Eugen Oberkamm (Director Motorsport – Development Complete Vehicle), Andreas Preuninger (Director GT Model Line), Lars Kern (Porsche Test Driver) und Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser (Vice President Motorsport and GT-Cars) after the record lap at the Nuerburgring Nordschleife. (Photos: Porsche)

911 GT2 RS Nuerburgring Nordschleife        Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS is now the fastest sports car and this is incontrovertible. The car set a new record for road legal sports cars on the famous 20.6-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschleife in the 911 GT2 RS on September 20. The record time ...

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Bosch, Monroe, Qwerty, 3 Others Win 2017 Innovation Awards as Automechanika Johannesburg Opens in Nasrec

Representatives of the six winning companies proudly display their certificates at a ceremony  marking the opening of the 2017 Automechanika Johannesburg in  Nasrec....Wednesday morning. (Photographs: QuickPic)

  Bosch’s KTS Diagnostic Tester, Monroe’s OE Spectrum shock absorber and Qwerty Tyre Solutions’ Str8-Lign Wheel Alignment unit, Wednesday morning, won the gold, silver and bronze, respectively,  in the Automechanika Johannesburg 2017’s Innovation Awards competition in South Africa. Three other awards were presented to representatives of each of the winning ...

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