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    Engen Polo Cup Drama, suprises and spectacle at Zwartkops Raceway.

    Two first-time Engen Polo Cup winners
    Icy conditions upset status quo
    Jeffrey Kruger hangs on to championship lead

    Unexpected front runners, brilliant spectacle and two first time winners typified round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, August...

    Unexpected front runners, brilliant spectacle and two first time winners typified round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, August 18.

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    Master(s)ful drive from Keagan at Zwartkops races
    Keagan Masters extended his Sasol GTC2 Championship lead with a masterful drive to a double race victory at round six of the campaign, while Adrian Wood claimed his career best result with second place in the first race.
    The Volkswagen Jetta GTC team had a bruising day at the races, with Mathew Hodges forced out of the running...

    Keagan Masters extended his Sasol GTC2 Championship lead with a masterful drive to a double race victory at round six of the campaign, while Adrian Wood claimed his career best result with second place in the first race.

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    VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT ANNOUNCES TWO FINALISTS IN DRIVER SEARCH PROGRAMME

    Final four candidates cut to two following full weekend of racing
    Extreme Festival at Zwartkops provided grand finale
    Finalists Bryce Pillay and Shaheen Amlay will now battle for overall prize

    Zwartkops Raceway, Pretoria. 19 August 2018.
    At the end of five gruelling days of both physical and...

    At the end of five gruelling days of both physical and mental testing, Volkswagen Motorsport is happy to announce that youngsters Bryce Pillay and Shaheen Amlay are the two finalists of the innovative Volkswagen Driver Search Programme.

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    FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to Build Key Component for First Plug-in Hybrid Jeep®

    Ohio plant will build critical Power Electronics module for Jeep® Wrangler PHEV


    Company will bring in new work, advanced technology to 54-year-old plant
    Wrangler PHEV to launch in 2020; one of more than 30 nameplates with electrified solutions by 2022

    August 17, 2018, Auburn Hills,...

    FCA US announced today that it has awarded the production of the Power Electronics module for the Jeep® Wrangler PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) to its Toledo Machining Plant, positioning the 54-year-old Ohio facility to play a key role in helping the Company meet future regulatory requirements

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    Mahindra sponsors not one, but two SUVs to Survivor South Africa winners
    August 18, 2018, Cape Town: Mahindra South Africa added extra excitement to Survivor South Africa Philippines when it handed over not one, but two SUVs during the live finale in Cape Town.
    The Survivor SA Season Six finale was held at the Silverline Studios in Cape Town on 16 August, where it was...

    Mahindra South Africa added extra excitement to Survivor South Africa Philippines when it handed over not one, but two SUVs during the live finale in Cape Town.

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    Isuzu’s chief warms up for IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship
    Port Elizabeth - CEO by day, Ironman in the early mornings, after work and on weekends.
    This can be said of Isuzu Motors South Africa Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Michael Sacke, who will be participating in the upcoming Isuzu IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, taking place on 1 and 2 September in Port...

    CEO by day, Ironman in the early mornings, after work and on weekends.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport reflects on successes and invests further in the future

    Volkswagen Cup continues to thrill after more than two decades
    Golf GTi continues to dominate in Sasol GTC2
    Volkswagen Jetta leads with most race victories in 2018
    2018 Volkswagen Driver Search programme reaches final phase

    Zwartkops Raceway, Pretoria 17 August 2018. On the eve of Round 6 of...

    On the eve of Round 6 of the Extreme Festival at the Zwartkops Raceway, Volkswagen Motorsport could afford a moment to reflect on their involvement and successes in motorsport, both in the past as well as the future.

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    Volvo XC40 T3 arrives in SA
    The extraordinarily popular Volvo XC40 is now available in T3 guise, bringing even more variety to the 2018 European Car of the Year line-up.
    The new powertrain is the first three-cylinder engine in the company’s 91-year history.
    The all-new 1.5 litre T3, three-cylinder, direct-injection petrol engine was developed in-house using the same modular...

    The extraordinarily popular Volvo XC40 is now available in T3 guise, bringing even more variety to the 2018 European Car of the Year line-up.

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    Ford Ranger Production Hits the 500 000 Milestone in South Africa

    Half-millionth Ford Ranger produced at Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria


    Ranger remains top-selling vehicle in popular Double Cab segment in South Africa

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 14 August 2018 – Ford Motor Company’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the...

    Ford Motor Company’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the assembly of the 500 000th current generation Ford Ranger.

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    Hyundai wants to be back on podium in Rallye Deutschland
    Hyundai Motorsport will aim for a podium-scoring performance when the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to tarmac for Rallye Deutschland next week, round nine of the 13-event season, and the team’s home event.
    The team endured a difficult weekend on the high-speed gravel stages of Rally Finland, finishing in...

    Hyundai Motorsport will aim for a podium-scoring performance when the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to tarmac for Rallye Deutschland next week, round nine of the 13-event season, and the team’s home event.

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    HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2018
    Honda Quest True Adventure, the ultimate true adventure challenge is back!
    Following the inaugural event in 2017, Honda Quest True Adventure is an adventure challenge designed to give adventure motorcycle enthusiasts a once in a life time experience with the ultimate adventure motorcycle, The Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.
    Once again Honda...

    Honda Quest True Adventure, the ultimate true adventure challenge is back!

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    Engen Polo Cup returns to Zwartkops

    Engen Polo Cup contenders return to familiar battlefield
    Three-way championship fight to continue
    Zwartkops races to place emphasis on driving excellence

    The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship this Saturday (August 18).
    The circuit will hold no secrets for the championship...

    The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship this Saturday (August 18).

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    Volkswagen Motorsport chasing fourth win at Zwartkops races
    With three wins in the Sasol GTC Championship to their name, Volkswagen Motorsport’s team of Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges head into round six with the aim of adding to their tally as the second half of the season gathers momentum.
    The GTC2 Championship sees the current champion Keagan Masters at the top of the...

    With three wins in the Sasol GTC Championship to their name, Volkswagen Motorsport’s team of Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges head into round six with the aim of adding to their tally as the second half of the season gathers momentum.

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    PHIL SIMMONS IS APPOINTED AS DESIGN DIRECTOR OF HAVAL
    Phil Simmons is appointed as the new Design Director and VP of Haval, in this position, he will be leading the design studio in Baoding, where the brand headquarters are located, as well as the advanced design studio in Shanghai.
    The main tasks of the new leader are to build a world-class design team and create the unique...

    Phil Simmons - 10 Aug 18

    Phil Simmons is appointed as the new Design Director and VP of Haval, in this position, he will be leading the design studio in Baoding, where the brand headquarters are located, as well as the advanced design studio in Shanghai.

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    Those Three Moves...
    PORT ELIZABETH – Those three moves are all you need to know to protect yourself against an attacker.
    Those moves were demonstrated to the women at Isuzu Motors South Africa by the International Protection Academy during an empowering Women’s Day programme that took place at the Isuzu Struandale plant today.
    In addition, the women were...

    Women’s Day - 8 Aug 18

    Participating in the demonstration are employees Vuyokazi Msezeni, right and Wade Moran, left, while Paulsen observes the action. Moran is also a member of the Krav Maga self defence academy.

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    Mazda, Saudi Aramco and AIST launch research project
    Mazda Motor Corporation announced the start of a joint research project with Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) aimed at making internal combustion engines more efficient and reducing carbon dioxide...

    Mazda Motor Corporation announced the start of a joint research project with Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) aimed at making internal combustion engines more efficient and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

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    Ford Celebrates Production of 10 Millionth Mustang

    Ford Mustang, a cultural icon inspiring optimism and independence around the world, celebrates the production of its 10 millionth car at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan


    Ford Mustang is the best-selling sports car of the last 50 years, is featured in more movies and has more Facebook followers than any other car in...

    Ford is celebrating the production of its 10 millionth Mustang – America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight.

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    Audi and Volkswagen brands recognised by IPSOS for customer experience in South Africa

    Audi and Volkswagen win Gold in customer purchasing and servicing experience for passenger vehicles
    Volkswagen wins Gold in customer purchasing and servicing experience for light commercial vehicles

    Johannesburg, 7 August 2018. The Audi and Volkswagen brands have again taken top...

    The Audi and Volkswagen brands have again taken top positions in the latest auto-motive customer care survey conducted by Ipsos in South Africa. This research, based on interviews with more than 20 000 customers in 2017, covered both the purchasing and servicing experiences.

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    Alfa Romeo Giulietta eager to cement championship position
    Midrand, 7th August 2018 – The Alfa Romeo Giulietta of Theo van Vuuren and Bradley Scorer heads into the penultimate round of the Mopar South African Endurance Series in good shape to continue its impressive performance.
    The Arnold Chatz Cars Racing Giulietta has surprised many with its giant-killing performance...

    The Alfa Romeo Giulietta of Theo van Vuuren and Bradley Scorer heads into the penultimate round of the Mopar South African Endurance Series in good shape to continue its impressive performance.

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    Volkswagen and Audi expanding transformation in the dealer network

    10 previous candidates of the Dealer Principal Apprentice Programme promoted into Dealer Principal positions

    Johannesburg, 7 August 2018. Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has recruited the third wave of candidates for its Dealer Principal Apprentice Programme (DPAP).
    The programme, which lasts for 18...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has recruited the third wave of candidates for its Dealer Principal Apprentice Programme (DPAP).

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    Three NWM Ford Rangers in Top Five at Atlas Copco 400

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer claim second place in Class T


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable end fourth and retain championship lead


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea finish a solid fifth


    Qualifying: 40km, Loop 1: 172km, Loop 2: 172km, Total: 384km

    Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa, 4 August 2018 – The...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team grabbed a crucial haul of points at the Atlas Copco 400 this weekend for the fourth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Johannesburg –GOODYEAR SOUTH AFRICA WELCOMES NEW TRENTYRE AND COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
    Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce Piotr Czyzyk as a new addition to the Trentyre and Goodyear leadership team. Piotr Czyzyk joins Goodyear as the new Director for Trentyre and Commercial business and has been consulting in Trentyre since February this year. Before joining the South...

    Piotr Czyzyk - 3 Aug 18

    Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce Piotr Czyzyk as a new addition to the Trentyre and Goodyear leadership team.

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    10 Easy Steps to Changing a Flat Tyre

    10 Easy Steps to Changing a Flat Tyre

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    ASX leads the charge with Rasta
    Fhatuwani “Rasta” Rasivhenge is no stranger to the whistle when it comes to the icons of the industries close to him, although behind the wheel of his Mitsubishi ASX, it would be from the advantage of his commanding position behind the wheel.
    Rasivhenge, who blew the whistle in the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco last week, became...

    Fhatuwani “Rasta” Rasivhenge is no stranger to the whistle when it comes to the icons of the industries close to him, although behind the wheel of his Mitsubishi ASX, it would be from the advantage of his commanding position behind the wheel.

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    Volkswagen For Good extends its support of Early Childhood Development

    Volkswagen hands over four Polos to ECD Centres  supporting over 30 000 disadvantaged children

    Viljoenskroon, Free State 27 July 2018 – Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA), Director for Corporate and Government Affairs, Nonkqubela Maliza handed over four Polos to the Edutak Early Childhood...

    From Left to Right: Nonkqubela Maliza: VWSA Director: Corporate and Government Affairs; Lettie Siluma: Director Sithuthukile Trust; Lefu Khoarai: Member of Parliament.

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