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Nissan Honoured for Supporting Minority Businesses

From left:  President and Founder, Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.; VP of Corporate Development and Social Responsibility for Nissan North America, Rebecca Barker Vest; majority partner for Emma Hill Manufacturing, Jeff Willis, and John Graves of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition at the 18th Annual Rainbow PUSH Global Automotive Summit Business Luncheon which held Thursday in Detroit.

The inaugural Benchmark Award of the U.S. Rainbow PUSH Coalition, an initiative of Citizenship Education Fund, has been given to Nissan North America for its support of minority businesses. Citing the collaboration between Nissan and Emma Hill Manufacturing as a best practice within the automotive industry and evidence of Nissan’s ...

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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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Toyota Reassures On Kobe Steel Quality Scandal

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Toyota Motor Corporation on Thursday expressed regret over the inconvenience and concern caused to customers of Toyota and Lexus vehicles by the Kobe Steel quality scandal, promising to continue to identify the impact of affected non-aluminium materials on its vehicles. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Japanese carmaker said: ...

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Peugeot-Citroën Halts Egypt Investment Plans over Automotive Directive Delay

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The delay by the Egyptian Parliament in passing the country’s  Automotive Directive into law may be holding back a lot of investments into the country’s auto sector. The Automotive Directive is an auto development strategy draft aimed at opening the country’s auto sector to investments with mouth-watering incentives for local ...

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Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac Tyres for Land Rover Experience Tour Peru

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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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TSL, Nigeria’s Largest Multi-brand Auto Workshop, Opens for Business Thursday

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          (By Olaolu Olusina) Nigeria is set to witness a transformation in the automotive workshop business despite the general downturn in the auto sector. This is as TSL, an auto workshop that is poised to emerge as the largest multi-brand automotive workshop in the country is ...

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Kia Motors Nigeria Rewards Loyalty, Crashes Prices of Parts, Labour Costs

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Kia Motors Nigeria has announced another surprise reward promo for its loyal customers across the country in what it described as an “exclusive double deal offer.” The company said it is offering a total discount of 15 percent on both labour cost and prices of parts purchased during the promo. ...

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Groupe Renault Acquires 25% Stake in Jedlix to Boost Smart Charging

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To Launch new smartphone app, Z.E. Smart Charge, in partnership with Jedlix Groupe Renault, the electric-vehicle leader in Europe, said it is acquiring a 25% share in Jedlix, a Dutch start-up launched by Eneco Group and specialised in the smart and sustainable charging of electric vehicles. The alliance marks a ...

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IKA Germany Rounds Off 2017 African Road Show at Kaduna Autoparts Expo

Kaduna State Commissioner for Works, Housing and Transport, Engr. Hassan Usman, who represented the State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, in declaring the Conference/Exhibition open, signs the visitors’ register at IKA Germany’s pavilion at the exhibition after going through the GeBe range with his entourage

(By Olaolu Olusina)  IKA Germany (IKA Industrie- und Kraftfahrzeugausrüstung GmbH), a leading global player in the automotive aftermarket spare parts supplies, with customers in over 70 countries across five continents, weekend,  rounded off its 2017 African Road Show at the First Kaduna Automotive Spare Parts Exhibition and Stakeholders Conference which ...

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PHOTO NEWS: First Kaduna Automotive Parts Expo

Olaolu Olusina, Managing Editor, Auto Report Africa, the Authorised GeBe Trader/Agent for IKA Germany in Nigeria, intoduces the GeBe products range on display as Kaduna State Government officials led by the Commissioner for Works, Housing and Transport, Engr. Hassan Usman, who represented the State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, listen with rapt attention during a visit to  IKA Germany's pavilion at the First Kaduna Automotive Parts Expo on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The venue was the Kaduna Township Stadium (formerly Ranchers Bees Stadium) in Kaduna,

  Kaduna State Government officials taking a look at GeBe products range on display at IKA Germany’s pavilion at the First Kaduna Automotive Parts Expo on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The venue was the Kaduna Township Stadium (formerly Ranchers Bees Stadium) in Kaduna,  Details coming soon…..

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