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    An extraordinary birthday for the Alfa Romeo brand

    On 24 June, the brand turns 108 years old: a special anniversary in a 2018 full of events.
    The Nürburgring Edition Giulia Quadrifoglio e Stelvio Quadrifoglio “NRING” special series have been released, with 108 units of each model being made available.
    On Sunday, it will be possible to watch the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team...

    On 24 June, the Alfa Romeo brand turns 108 years old

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    Alfa Romeo Giulia Wins the 25th Edition of the “Compasso d’Oro ADI” Award

    The award ceremony of the prestigious prize, created in 1954, took place yesterday at Castello Sforzesco – Cortile della Rocchetta in Milan.
    During the ceremony, the public admired a Giulia Quadrifoglio and a 4C Spider “Italia”, two cars which express the racing spirit that runs in the Alfa Romeo...

    Alfa Romeo Giulia won the 25th edition of the “Compasso d’Oro ADI”, the most prestigious world design award.

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    Volvo Cars launch new S60 sports sedan – the first Volvo car made in the USA
    Volvo Cars today revealed the new S60 mid-size premium sports sedan at the company’s first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina.
    The combined car launch and factory opening reinforce Volvo Cars’ commitment to the US, an important market for the company and its new premium sports...

    Volvo Cars today revealed the new S60 mid-size premium sports sedan at the company’s first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina.

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    The Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing wraps up in PE this weekend

    The City Surf Series grand finale takes place at the home of Volkswagen in Port Elizabeth this coming weekend

    Uitenhage – From 20 to 24 June 2018 local surfers and fans will see the grand finale of the City Surf Series (CSS) events at the Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing taking place in Nelson Mandela...

    From 20 to 24 June 2018 local surfers and fans will see the grand finale of the City Surf Series (CSS) events at the Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing taking place in Nelson Mandela Bay

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    Volvo Cars expands global manufacturing footprint with first US factory
    Volvo Cars today inaugurates its first US manufacturing plant, in Charleston, South Carolina, establishing the company as a truly global car manufacturer with plants in all three major sales regions.
    The establishment of a state-of-the-art production facility in South Carolina follows Volvo Cars’ global...

    Volvo Cars today inaugurates its first US manufacturing plant, in Charleston, South Carolina, establishing the company as a truly global car manufacturer with plants in all three major sales regions.

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    Panda Waze: The Most Social City Car Ever

    New milestone for the record-breaking Panda: Panda Waze is the first city car to bear the Waze name, integrating the Waze navigation app as well as being the most social media savvy Panda ever.
    Waze is much more than just a navigator: it avoids traffic, it guides you to the service station and it even reminds you where you...

    Panda Waze - 19 Jun 18

    When the most popular model in the Fiat range meets the world's most social navigation system, the result is the Panda Waze

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    Honda to supply F1 Power Units to Red Bull Racing
    Honda and Red Bull Group have signed an agreement whereby Honda will enter into a partnership with Red Bull Racing to supply it with power units for two years from the start of the 2019 FIA Formula One* World Championship. This will be in addition to its current agreement with Red Bull Scuderia Toro Rosso. The two Red...

    Honda and Red Bull Group have signed an agreement whereby Honda will enter into a partnership with Red Bull Racing to supply it with power units for two years from the start of the 2019 FIA Formula One* World Championship.

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    Volvo Cars invites you to watch live the inauguration of its first manufacturing plant in the US and the reveal of the new S60 sports sedan
    On Wednesday June 20 at 11.00 ET (17.00 CET), Volvo Cars will inaugurate its first ever US car manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina and reveal the new Volvo S60 premium mid-size sports sedan that will be built there.
    You are...

    Volvo Cars invites you to watch live the inauguration of its first manufacturing plant in the US and the reveal of the new S60 sports sedan

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    Volvo Cars aims for 25 per cent recycled plastics in every new car from 2025
    Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today announced its ambition that from 2025, at least 25 per cent of the plastics used in every newly launched Volvo will be made from recycled material.
    Volvo Cars also urged auto industry suppliers to work more closely with car makers to develop next generation...

    Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today announced its ambition that from 2025, at least 25 per cent of the plastics used in every newly launched Volvo will be made from recycled material.

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    Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene recently visited Volkswagen Group South Africa in Uitenhage
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    Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene recently visited Volkswagen Group South Africa in Uitenhage to see the operations of one of the leading automotive manufacturers in South Africa.  Volkswagen has been the passenger market leader in South Africa for seven consecutive...

    Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene recently visited Volkswagen Group South Africa in Uitenhage

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    New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket Appeal

    Fresh styling updates give new Ford Figo more modern, refined appearance
    Interior revised with focus on improved quality, comfort and standard features
    New 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine, launch of new six-speed automatic on Trend Hatch
    Segment-defining four-year/60 000km Service Plan included in purchase...

    Figo - 18 Jun 18

    Ford Motor Company is lifting its game in the compact car segment with an extensively updated Ford Figo that gains a more sophisticated, upmarket appearance and improved specification levels that make it a stronger contender than ever.

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    Michael Stephen takes overall victory for Engen Audi

    Overall victory for Michael Stephen at  East London Grand Prix circuit
    New pole position record for Simon Moss
    Third consecutive full front lock down for Engen Audi
    Double podium for Michael Stephen

    East London, June 18, 2018. Round 4 of the Global Touring Cars Africa Championship (GTC) returned to the coast for the...

    Round 4 of the Global Touring Cars Africa Championship (GTC) returned to the coast for the second time this season, at the East London Grand Prix circuit

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    Keagan Masters extends championship lead in a bruising day for Volkswagen Motorsport
    In a day of contrasts for Volkswagen Motorsport, Keagan Masters put in two superb drives in his Volkswagen Advanced Driving Golf GTI to extend his lead in the Sasol GTC2 Championship while Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges had a tough day in the office behind the wheel of their Jetta GTCs.
    The...

    In a day of contrasts for Volkswagen Motorsport, Keagan Masters put in two superb drives in his Volkswagen Advanced Driving Golf GTI to extend his lead in the Sasol GTC2 Championship while Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges had a tough day in the office behind the wheel of their Jetta GTCs.

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    RIVETING ENGEN POLO CUP SPECTACLE IN EAST LONDON

    Jonathan Mogotsi takes pole position and two race victories
    Top title contender Tasmin Pepper drops out of second race
    Jeffrey Kruger retains narrow championship lead

    The new Engen Polo Cup title chase visited the ultra-fast East London Grand Prix circuit for the first time, to entertain a huge crowd as part of the 2018...

    The new Engen Polo Cup title chase visited the ultra-fast East London Grand Prix circuit for the first time, to entertain a huge crowd as part of the 2018 Extreme Festival series on Saturday, June 16.

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    Volkswagen returns to Alexandra to give the gift of motion

    School children, Community Policing Forum and health workers are beneficiaries of 300 Blue Bikes donated to community in Alexandra

    Johannesburg – As the maker of people’s cars’, Volkswagen puts people at the heart of what we do, by playing a vital role in driving people forward. „Under the banner of ‘Volkswagen...

    As the maker of people’s cars’, Volkswagen puts people at the heart of what we do, by playing a vital role in driving people forward.

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    Stelvio and Giulia NRING: showcases of Alfa Romeo excellence

    Giulia Quadrifoglio "NRING" and Stelvio Quadrifoglio "NRING" Nürburgring Limited Editions celebrate the historic bond of supreme success linking Alfa Romeo to the legendary German circuit. Orders have opened today.
    For the EMEA region there will be just 108 cars per model, one for each year of Alfa Romeo's...

    Giulia Quadrifoglio "NRING" and Stelvio Quadrifoglio "NRING" Nürburgring Limited Editions celebrate the historic bond of supreme success linking Alfa Romeo to the legendary German circuit. Orders have opened today.

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    Volvo Cars and Polestar launch new Polestar Engineered electrified performance offer
    Volvo Cars is launching a new upgraded electrified performance offer called Polestar Engineered, specifically developed for its new 60 Series T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars.
    The announcement comes one week before the company will reveal its new S60 premium sports sedan at the inauguration...

    Volvo Cars is launching a new upgraded electrified performance offer called Polestar Engineered, specifically developed for its new 60 Series T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars.

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    Ford NWM Aiming for Hat-Trick of Wins in the Desert

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable lead Class T after winning first two rounds of the championship


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer look to transform impressive qualifying pace into strong points haul in Botswana


    Brazilian crew of Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea back in the third NWM Ford...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team heads to Botswana next weekend with the aim of claiming its third consecutive victory in the 2018 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    The NAAMSA automotive conference in association with The Innovation Group attracts major local and global players from the automotive industry.
    Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, 31 August 2018
    Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies to be a Keynote Speaker
    The NAAMSA automotive conference, titled Paths to the Future will be an important feature of the 2018 South African...

    The NAAMSA automotive conference in association with The Innovation Group attracts major local and global players from the automotive industry.

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    The Millionth Engine rolls of the assembly line at Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Engine Plant.

    Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Engine Plant continues to produce 450 EA111 engines a day for both local and export customers

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a historical milestone on Monday, 11 June 2018 when it produced its one millionth EA111 engine....

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a historical milestone on Monday, 11 June 2018 when it produced its one millionth EA111 engine

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    ENGEN POLO CUP WAR MOVES TO COUNTRY'S FASTEST BATTLEFIELD

    Championship battle balanced on a knife edge
    Turbocharged Polos to reach their real top velocity for the first time
    Slip-streaming art to come into play

    The new Engen Polo Cup championship category will visit South Africa's fastest racing venue this weekend (June 15 and 16), with the East London Grand Prix...

    The new Engen Polo Cup championship category will visit South Africa's fastest racing venue this weekend (June 15 and 16), with the East London Grand Prix circuit hosting round four of the 2018 Extreme Festival.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport aims to up the ante for East London challenge
    Volkswagen Motorsport heads to the historic East London Grand Prix Circuit for round four of the Sasol GTC Championship on 16th June brimful of confidence after Daniel Rowe powered his Volkswagen Jetta GTC to back-to-back wins at the last two rounds while Keagan Masters has bagged four victories in his...

    Volkswagen Motorsport heads to the historic East London Grand Prix Circuit for round four of the Sasol GTC Championship on 16th June brimful of confidence after Daniel Rowe powered his Volkswagen Jetta GTC to back-to-back wins at the last two rounds while Keagan Masters has bagged four victories in his Volkswagen Golf GTi and leads the GTC2 championship

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    Jeep® Brand Wins Big at the 2018 OFF ROAD Magazine Awards

    Four Jeep® models achieve top placing in the OFF ROAD Magazine readers' choice awards
    Jeep Wrangler triumphs in the ’Off-Road‘ category for fifth year in a row
    Jeep Renegade named Best ’Sub-compact SUV’ for the fourth consecutive year
    Grand Cherokee is favorite luxury SUV among imported brands
    All-new Jeep...

    The Jeep® brand has underlined its legendary reputation by winning a number of top honours at the German SUV and 4x4 title OFF ROAD Magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards

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    Joint cooperation between Continental and Toyota Material Handling

    Toyota Traigo80 electric forklift standard fitted with Continental solid tire SC20+
    Tire combines mileage with low energy consumption making it the perfect choice for electric forklifts

    Hanover, June 07, 2018. Continental and Toyota Material Handling join forces: All Traigo80 forklift trucks ordered since...

    Continental and Toyota Material Handling join forces: All Traigo80 forklift trucks ordered since April 1, 2018 come fitted with the Continental solid tire SC20+ as standard.

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    Ford Extends Housing Support with Third Phase of Blue Village Project in Uitenhage

    14 wooden houses handed over to young families, the elderly and those living with disabilities in Langa, Uitenhage, 16 more to follow


    Continuation of Blue Village project launched in 2014, extended in 2015 with converted shipping containers in Vastrap informal settlement


    Community...

    Informal shack dwellers in Langa, Uitenhage, have been given respite from the upcoming winter weather with the hand-over of 14 wooden houses that local residents will use as transit homes until they receive formal housing from the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

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    Honda Urban EV Concept named ‘Best Concept Car’ by global judging panel

    Electric concept car wins global award for outstanding automotive design
    International judging panel comprised of 12 journalists from renowned publications
    Honda R&D team recognised for making a significant contribution to the evolution of car design with Urban EV Concept
    Urban EV Concept will be...

    An international panel of automobile experts has named the Honda Urban EV Concept as ‘The Best Concept Car’ in the renowned 2018 Car Design Award honours, presented today as part of the Turin Motor Show

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    More Than a Million  – not out!
    This is the distance an 18-year old Isuzu 250 Diesel Double Cab has travelled and the bakkie is still going strong after exceeding its 1-million km’s reading last year.
    Much like its retired owner, David Manley from Mossel Bay, the Isuzu bakkie is still just as busy as before it hit the 1-million km’s mark about a year ago.
    In fact, Manley and...

    This is the distance an 18-year old Isuzu 250 Diesel Double Cab has travelled and the bakkie is still going strong after exceeding its 1-million km’s reading last year

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    Volvo Cars announces new business ambitions
    Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced new financial and operational ambitions that will position the company as a leading player in the global automotive business by the middle of the next decade.
    On the operational side, it expects to generate half of all sales annually from fully electric cars; one third of all cars...

    Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced new financial and operational ambitions that will position the company as a leading player in the global automotive business by the middle of the next decade.

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    The new Volkswagen Polo GTI

    147kW of power, 320 Nm of torque, sport suspension and XDS differential lock make the Polo GTI a compact sports car.
    The new Polo GTI adds dynamism to the small compact car segment with its turbocharged engine and MQB platform.
    GTI insignia such as the legendary red stripe in the radiator grille add individuality to expressive design.
    First...

    Polo GTI - 7 Jun 18

    Three letters, inextricably associated with Volkswagen: GTI (Gran Turismo Injection)

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    HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY HAVAL!
    Five hundred percent. Yes 500.
    That's how much Haval retail sales have increased in SA in a scant 10 months, with the brand having launched here almost precisely one year ago.
    So, yes, we might live in an age of euphemism and hyperbole. An age where even a moderately good hamburger is dubbed “legendary.”
    Even so, there's no denying that Haval's...

    Five hundred percent. Yes 500. That's how much Haval retail sales have increased in SA in a scant 10 months, with the brand having launched here almost precisely one year ago.

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    Ford Resource and Engagement Centre Empowers Early Childhood Development Graduates

    Inaugural graduation ceremony held for 38 students who completed the Early Childhood Development (ECD) training at Ford’s Resource and Engagement Centre (FREC) in Pretoria


    Centre provides skills development and training for community members from Mamelodi, helping them to get jobs or...

    The pioneering Ford Resource and Engagement Centre (FREC) in Pretoria, South Africa, celebrated the graduation of 38 Early Childhood Development (ECD) students today, as part of its investment in community building across the African continent

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    Booth Schoch Future Success Fund established at Ford Resource and Engagement Centre

    New Fund to assist selected FREC graduates to establish in-home businesses or After School Care Centres
    Fund honours community initiatives established in South Africa by Lewis Booth and Dave Schoch
    $10,000 grant to be awarded each year for the next 10 years

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 6 June...

    Ford Motor Company Fund is expanding its community empowerment and upliftment programs in South Africa with the establishment of the Booth Schoch Future Success Fund at the Ford Resource and Engagement Centre (FREC) located in Pretoria, South Africa.

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    Eager to Beat Plastic Pollution
    PORT ELIZABETH – Isuzu employees and on-site contractors commemorated World Environment Day today by bringing domestic plastic waste to work in return for a reusable shopping bag.  More than 350 kilograms of plastic waste was collected at Isuzu’s four facilities.
    Environmental Clerk, Zameka Kotelo, right, and waste yard supervisor, Abner...

    Isuzu employees and on-site contractors commemorated World Environment Day today by bringing domestic plastic waste to work in return for a reusable shopping bag.

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    Ninth victory in a row: Audi 2.5 TFSI engine named “Engine of the Year” once again

    Five-cylinder continues winning streak in its displacement class
    Most powerful series-production five-cylinder featuring 294 kW and 480 Nm of torque
    This engine is an icon of the Audi brand

    Ingolstadt, June 06, 2018. Audi continues its winning streak at the “International Engine of the...

    Ninth victory in a row: Audi 2.5 TFSI engine named “Engine of the Year” once again

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    Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 is voted the best engine of the last 20 years
    The 3.9-litre V8 takes the International Engine of the Year Award for the third year running
    A record number of six awards
    Stuttgart, 5 June 2018 – The latest iteration of Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 that equips, in various forms, all Ferrari’s V8-engined cars, has been nominated the best engine in the...

    The latest iteration of Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 that equips, in various forms, all Ferrari’s V8-engined cars, has been nominated the best engine in the world for the third year running in the 2018 International Engine of the Year Awards.

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    Winter Road Conditions Are No Joke – Time for Motorists to Step Up Their Game
    Tiger Wheel & Tyre offers motorists advice to prepare for winter driving and its top tips for driving in winter weather
    The old South African Tourism slogan informs us this is: “A world in one country”, and that’s as true of the seasons as it is of the scenery. With this in mind, Tiger Wheel...

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre offers motorists advice to prepare for winter driving and its top tips for driving in winter weather

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