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2018 Ford Trends Report Underscores How Consumers and Brands Are Pushing Through in Uncertain, Interesting Times

People feel increasingly polarised by unrest, upheaval and other changes taking place in the world, and more than 60 percent of adults globally say they feel overwhelmed by things happening around them. Ford’s 2018 Looking Further with Ford Trends Report examines not only the issues dividing the world, but also ...

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Mercedes-Benz Passes Two Million Vehicles Sales Mark

This November, Mercedes-Benz delivered 195,698 vehicles to its customers, thus achieving the 57th record month in succession with a 7.2% increase. This adds up to a sale of 2,095,810 units since the beginning of the year 2017. This represents not only the best-ever figure for the period of January to ...

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Ford Struandale Engine Plant Reaches Significant Milestones

… As total engine assembly reached 3.3-million units   The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has reached significant production milestones this year as it gears up for expanded production to support the R3-billion investment in its local operations by Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa. In December 2017, ...

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Kia Motors Posts Global Sales of 259,643 Vehicles in November

Kia Motors Corporation has announced its November 2017 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording total sales of of 259,643 units.  The car maker said in November, sales in Korea slightly increased to 49,027 units from 48,906 a year earlier led by Kia’s RV ...

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Volvo’s First Ever Compact Premium SUV Rolls off Production Line in Belgium

  Volvo has started the production of its first-ever compact premium SUV at its plant in Ghent, Belgium, as the first customer-bound XC40 compact SUV has rolled off the production line. Already, over 13, 000 orders of the XC 40 have been received globally and the first XC40 customers can ...

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Kia Renovates Healthcare Centre in Uganda

Kia Motors Corporation has formally handed over a healthcare centre in the town of Mayuge in eastern Uganda, having funded the building of the facility and its day-to-day management during a start-up phase. The centre, which provides much-needed medical support in the region, has been renovated and furnished with new ...

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Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, ZIMOCO Inaugurate SelecTrucks in Zimbabwe

Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa in partnership with ZIMOCO, the sole official distributor of Daimler commercial vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Buses and Vans, FUSO, Freightliner and Western Star Trucks in Zimbabwe, has unveiled a world-class state-of-the-art SelecTrucks Zimbabwe. The new centre is located at the Harare Showgrounds. SelecTrucks is ...

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Mercedes-Benz Partners Emirates Airline, Brings S-Class Luxury to First Class Cabins

The new Emirates First-Class suite offers unprecedented levels of privacy, comfort and luxury… Mercedes-Benz and Emirates Airline are joining forces as part of a brand cooperation move. The first cooperation project is the completely redesigned First Class in the Boeing 777 fleet belonging to Emirates. Inspired by the interior design of ...

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Enter the new G-Class Limited Edition

Mercedes-Benz-G Class is now available as a Limited Edition. Coming with Alpine Accolade, the very special G-Class,  featuring three exclusive special models, is expected at the showrooms in January 2018. The Limited Edition models are G 350 d, G 350 d Professional and G 500. At 1445 metres, the Schöckl ...

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MITSUBISHI e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT: An All-Electric High-Performance SUV

Mitsubishi’s new e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT launched at the Tokyo Motor Show is an all-electric high-performance SUV that embodies the Mitsubishi Motor Corporation’s new brand strategy under the “Drive your Ambition” brand strategy. • Technical prototype illustrates strategic direction of renewed MMC brand • Embodies MMC’s new “Drive your Ambition” brand strategy ...

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