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Season-ending Atlas Copco Gold 400 for Gauteng’s West Rand

SACCS 1

  The 2017 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS)  is rapidly drawing to a close, with the season-ending Atlas Copco Gold 400 lined up as the final act of an exciting and challenging season on 27 and 28 October in Glenharvie, on Gauteng’s West Rand. Having scored two outright victories and ...

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Volkswagen Moves to Empower Black-Owned Suppliers, Launches Ntinga Project

From left: Takalani Tambani, Chief Director of the DTI’s black industrialists programme; Nonkqubela Maliza, VWSA Corporate and Government Affairs Director and Thomas Schaefer, VWSA Chairman/Managing Director, at the launch of the Ntinga Project in Uitenhage on Thursday (Photo: QuickPic)

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) Thursday moved ahead in its bid to empower black-owned suppliers and extend its assistance to strategically align them in the country’s automotive sector by launching the Ntinga Project. The project, launched in Uitenhage, followed the successful VWSA Black-Owned Supplier’s Day held in 2016. Ntinga is ...

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The new BMW M4 CS Unveiled Ahead of the First-ever BMW M Festival at Kyalami

The new BMW M4 CS (Photos: QuickPic)

  The new BMW M4 CS, one of the most anticipated BMW M models this year, was unveiled Thursday ahead of the start of the first-ever BMW M Festival on Saturday, 21 October. The festival runs through Sunday, 22 October 2017 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng. The ...

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Hyundai Seals New Partnership Deal With Mamelodi Sundowns

Hyundai Niall Lynch and Patrice Motsepe at the unveiling of the partnership deal

Hyundai has sealed a new brand partnership with the current African and CAF Super Cup champion, Mamelodi Sundowns FC, thus showing its commitment to African football. The 3-year-deal, which is coming barely a month after a similar automotive partnership deal was sealed between Ford Motors and Orlando Pirates,  goes beyond ...

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Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac Tyres for Land Rover Experience Tour Peru

Land Rover Tour Peru

Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyres have been chosen by Land Rover as its official tyre partner for the 2017 Land Rover Experience Tour Peru and the tyres will be tested to the limit during the tour which started October 14, running through November 9, 2017. During the four-week expedition, a selection of ...

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Volvo, Geely Holdings Splash EUR 640 million on Polestar

Polestar 1 (Photos: QuickPic)

….As Polestar unveils its first car – the Polestar 1   Volvo Cars and its owner, Geely Holdings, Tuesday announced a joint investment of EUR 640 million to support the initial phase of Polestar’s product, brand and industrial development. Polestar is Volvo Car Group’s performance arm.  The investment, according to ...

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Ford, Coscharis Motors Sponsor the Next Titan

A brand-new Ford Ranger will be presented to the overall winner of the competition

Ford Motor Company in collaboration with its local distributor in Nigeria, Coscharis Motors, has announced its participation as a supporting sponsor of the Next Titan, an entrepreneurial reality show.  A brand-new Ford Ranger will be presented as a prize to the overall winner of the competition to start their new ...

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Coscharis Motors Unveils Ford Assembly Plant in Lagos

President/ CEO, Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka,CON.(middle) is flanked by the Group Executive Director ( Operations), Fred Amobi (left) and General Manager, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Abiona Babarinde, at the media launch of the Coscharis  Motors Assembly Plant in Awoyaya, Lekki, Lagos...recently.

Coscharis Motors, Ford’s sole representative in Nigeria, Friday, unveiled its newly-built, ultra-modern Ford Assembly Plant to the media in Lagos. The massive facility in which no fewer than 600 units of made-in-Nigeria Ford Ranger have been rolled off the production line sits on a portion of the 14-hectare expanse of land ...

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Nissan Names Anthony Thomas Chief Information Officer

Anthony Thomas

  The group CIO at GE Global, Anthony Thomas (Tony), has been named the Chief Information Officer by Nissan. Thomas, who is expected to assume the duties of CVP, CIO (chief information officer), Global IS/IT Nissan on Oct. 23, 2017, will be based at Nissan’s headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, and ...

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Scuderia SA Celebrates Ferrari at 70, Unveils 812 Superfast

Ferrari 812 Superfast

  The official Ferrari dealer in South Africa, Scuderia South Africa, Saturday in Johannesburg, joined the rest of the Ferrari family worldwide to mark the 70th Anniversary of the world’s most famous Prancing Horse. As the iconic car clocks 70 on 2017, over 60 countries across the globe will host ...

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