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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Kia Motors Posts Global Sales of 252,254 Vehicles in September

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Kia Motors Corporation has announced its September 2017 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, saying it recorded total sales of 252,254 units.  In a statement issued this Tuesday, the Korean carmaker said in September, domestic market sales totaled 48,019 units, representing an increase of 25.4% ...

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Again, Hyundai Makes List of Global Top-valued Brands

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For the third year in a row, Hyundai has maintained its position as one of the world’s 40 most valuable brands, according to the latest Best Global Brands report from Interbrand, the respected international consultancy.  The Korean carmaker retained its place as the world’s 35th most valuable brand and 6th ...

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Mercedes-Benz Records Best Q3 in the Company’s History

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé

  With sales of 220,894 vehicles in September, Mercedes-Benz said it posted its 55th record month in succession. And with 1,717,300 cars delivered to customers since the beginning of the year,  11.7% more than in the same period of last year, the past three months were the best third quarter ...

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Automechanika Johannesburg : Expert Allays Fears over Internal Combustion Engines


Though there is a measure of panic in several countries, such as Germany, the United Kingdom and France, over the calls by politicians seeking to ban the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) within the next couple of decades , Vincent Vallette, Export Manager of Mahle, one of ...

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Honda Achieves Top 20 Ranking Among Global Best Brands


 • Emerges fourth biggest automotive brand   Honda is now one of the world’s top 20 brands, according to research by Interbrand in its latest ‘Best Global Brands’ study. Honda has moved up by 3% to be ranked as the 20th most valuable brand in the world. Interbrand puts its value ...

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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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Kia Motors Constantly Increases Global Brand Value


        Kia Motors has been ranked among the highest valued brands in the world once again, according to Interbrand’s 2017 ‘Best Global Brands’ report. The latest study, released this Monday, confirms Kia’s brand value has grown 6% in the last 12 months, to the US $6.68 billion. ...

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Volvo Gets United Nations Recognition for Ground-breaking Electrification Strategy

Volvo Cars T8 twin engine range (Photographs: QuickPic)

    The United Nations (UN) has officially recognised Volvo Cars for its ground-breaking electrification strategy even as it commended Volvo Cars’ president and chief executive, Håkan Samuelsson, for taking bold and disruptive action in the area of electric vehicles evolution. The recognition came in the latest report from the ...

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