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    Michael Stephen from Engen Audi takes GTC Championship Lead

    Fourth consecutive full front lockdown of the 2018 GTC season for Engen Audi team
    Fastest lap by Michael Stephen at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack
    1 -2 victory for Engen Audi in GTC race 1
    First and second place positions for Engen Audi in overall GTC championship

    Port Elizabeth, July 16, 2018. The large home...

    The large home crowd of the Engen Audi team were treated to an absolute race fest this weekend, at the fifth round of the Global Touring Cars Africa Championship (GTC) at the Aldo Scribante Race track.

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    Daniel Rowe delivers home victory for Volkswagen Motorsport
    Daniel Rowe scored an emphatic victory in the second Sasol GTC race at Aldo Scribante in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, become the winningest driver in the series so far this season. The Volkswagen Motorsport squad, racing in their own back yard, also celebrated Mathew Hodges’ best finish of the season, while Keagan...

    Daniel Rowe scored an emphatic victory in the second Sasol GTC race at Aldo Scribante in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, become the winningest driver in the series so far this season.

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    SCINTILATING ENGEN POLO CUP RACING AT WET ALDO SCRIBANTE CIRCUIT

    Both races held in wet conditions
    Rain master Jeffrey Kruger retains his overall championship lead
    Multiple shunt sees second race finish behind Safety Car

    Repeated rain showers changed the complexion of the Engen Polo Cup races at the Aldo Scribante circuit near Port Elizabeth last Saturday (July 14),...

    Repeated rain showers changed the complexion of the Engen Polo Cup races at the Aldo Scribante circuit near Port Elizabeth last Saturday (July 14), when the venue hosted round five of the 2018 Extreme Festival championship series.

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    Isuzu Motors South Africa: 40 years of bakkie
    WHAT do former Springbok Rugby Captain John Smit, the first test tube baby, the Walkman and the movie Grease have in common? They were all introduced to the world in the same year that the first Isuzu bakkie went into local production in South Africa.
    1978 was a significant year for one of the firm favourites on South African...

    1978 was a significant year for one of the firm favourites on South African roads – whether its hauling sheep in the Karoo, or zipping between the Gauteng skyscrapers, the Isuzu bakkie has been synonymous with the South African way of life for four decades.

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    Mazda SA launches the enhanced Mazda CX-3
    Mazda Southern Africa has begun accepting orders for the updated Mazda CX-3 at dealerships throughout Southern Africa. An ideal crossover; the CX-3 has received interior and exterior updates.
    Design improvements include front fog lamp bezel colour change to black, up-styled 18 inch alloy wheels and the Mazda grill refined to consist...

    Mazda Southern Africa has begun accepting orders for the updated Mazda CX-3 at dealerships throughout Southern Africa.

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    Jaguar chooses new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV as OE fitment for Jaguar E-PACE
    Goodyear proudly announces that it has been chosen by Jaguar to supply original equipment tyres for the Jaguar E-PACE, the medium-sized SUV of the British vehicle manufacturer.
    Goodyear will supply Jaguar’s new SUV with Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV and Eagle F1 Asymmetric SUV All-Terrain.  The...

    Goodyear proudly announces that it has been chosen by Jaguar to supply original equipment tyres for the Jaguar E-PACE, the medium-sized SUV of the British vehicle manufacturer.

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    Acceleration of the NEV Strategy - Joint Venture Contract Signed by GWM and BMW[Beijing/Berlin July 10, 2018] Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel presided over the fifth round of Chinese-German inter-governmental consultation in Berlin. Witnessed by Chinese and German government officials, the joint venture contract is entered into between Great Wall...

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel presided over the fifth round of Chinese-German inter-governmental consultation in Berlin.

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    The 2018 edition of Camp Jeep® gets under way

    · Camp Jeep® 2018 will take place in Styria, Austria, from July 13 to 15.
    · Annual event is the largest in the Jeep® Owners Group (J.O.G.)calendar.
    · Stunning venue is currently playing host to the international media launch of the all-new Jeep Wrangler.
    · The most award-winning SUV range of all time will also take centre...

    Camp Jeep 2018 – the largest annual event in the Jeep Owners’ Group (J.O.G) calendar will open to the public later this week, serving up a thrilling brand experience in authentic Jeep style.

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    HOW HAVAL SCORED INSTANT APPLAUSE
    Excellence is seldom instant and immediate. Especially in the auto world.
    But there are a couple of exceptions, including Haval – the luxury sub-brand of GWM. We'll get there in just a minute.
    Now anyone old enough might remember that when Japanese cars first started going global five or so decades ago, they were hardly met with universal...

    Excellence is seldom instant and immediate. Especially in the auto world.

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    OVER R1bn INVESTED IN OPEL SOUTH AFRICA
    OPEL GERMANY has set up a wholly owned subsidiary – OPEL SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD – who has invested over R700 million into parts, warranty and service plans for Opel customers in Southern Africa.
    IN addition to the German investment, OPEL’s South African dealership network has announced a R20 million investment in corporate identity...

    OPEL GERMANY has set up a wholly owned subsidiary – OPEL SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD – who has invested over R700 million into parts, warranty and service plans for Opel customers in Southern Africa.

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    ENGEN POLO CUP TITLE CHASE MOVES TO PORT ELIZABETH

    Three-way championship fight to resume
    Revamped circuit to aid blistering lap times
    Minimal tyre wear to enable close racing

    The Engen Polo Cup championship brigade will visit the Aldo Scribante Raceway near Port Elizabeth next weekend (July 13 and 14), when the venue will host round five of their 2018 national title...

    The Engen Polo Cup championship brigade will visit the Aldo Scribante Raceway near Port Elizabeth next weekend (July 13 and 14), when the venue will host round five of their 2018 national title chase.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport has high hopes for home races
    Volkswagen Motorsport heads into its home race at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Raceway with high hopes of delivering strong results for their legions of supporters.  With the Volkswagen manufacturing plant down the road in Uitenhage, the Motorsport team is more determined than ever to give their fans something to cheer on...

    Volkswagen Motorsport heads into its home race at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Raceway with high hopes of delivering strong results for their legions of supporters.

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    Ford Appoints New Director of Marketing, Sales & Service for South Africa and SSA
    PRETORIA, South Africa,  9 July, 2018 - Ford Motor Company announced that Conrad Groenewald, 43, has been appointed the Director of Marketing, Sales & Service for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), effective 1 July.
    Groenewald takes over the position from Neale Hill, who moved...

    Ford Motor Company announced that Conrad Groenewald, 43, has been appointed the Director of Marketing, Sales & Service for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), effective 1 July.

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    Opel Corsa Sport 1.4 T
    Bound to astound with its sporty, funky good looks, connectivity and power sunroof as standard.
    Designed to impress, with power and features beyond what is to be expected from a vehicle in this segment and at this price, the Opel Corsa Sport 1.4T is bound to astound with its sporty, funky good looks, connectivity and power sunroof as standard. The...

    Bound to astound with its sporty, funky good looks, connectivity and power sunroof as standard.

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    Jeep® Wrangler, sponsor of the Rolling Stones No Filter Tour, in Warsaw for tour finale

    The partnership between the British band and the legendary SUV brand began in 2014.
    Rolling Stones concert-goers have since enjoyed the Jeep® experience on each of the band’s European tours.
    Latest ‘Rolling Stones – No Filter’ 2018 tour has featured the new Jeep Wrangler.

    The...

    The Jeep-sponsored ‘Rolling Stones – No Filter’ 2018 tour will come to a thrilling climax in Warsaw, Poland, this Sunday after 14 sell-out dates across the UK, Ireland, France, Germany and the Czech Republic

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    Alfa Romeos of the past and present take to the stage at Goodwood

    Stelvio Quadrifoglio makes its United Kingdom debut at the twenty-fifth “Festival of Speed 2018”.
    By its side will be the showcar of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team currently competing in the Formula 1 FIA World Championship with Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc.
    The "Festival of Speed” would not be...

    From 12 to 15 July, the English county of West Sussex will host the "Goodwood Festival of Speed", one of the most prestigious events in the international motorsports calendar.

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    The New Jeep® Wrangler is ready to amaze at Camp Jeep
    The first exclusive images of the stunning venue for Camp Jeep® 2018 have been released.
    The annual event – the most important in the Jeep® Owners Group (J.O.G.) calendar – will be held in Styria, Austria, from 13 to 15 July and will attract more than 1,000 Jeep enthusiasts and over 600 vehicles.
    The impressive venue is...

    The first exclusive images of the stunning venue for Camp Jeep® 2018 have been released.

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    Exclusive Fiat 500 “Spiaggina ’58” is the special birthday tribute to Fiat 500

    Today marks both the birthday of the Fiat icon and the 60th anniversary of the famous 500 Jolly Spiaggina, the legendary little car's first special series and symbol of the “Dolce Vita”.
    For the dual celebration, the Fiat brand presents the new 500 “Spiaggina ‘58”, the exclusive special series...

    A light breeze blows around the coast of Capri, caressing the hulls of the luxurious yachts moored in the harbour.

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    Continued expansion for BestDrive network in SA and Sub-Saharan Africa
    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 05 July 2018 –ContiTrade Africa, the retail division of Continental Tyre South Africa, is continuing its expansion of the BestDrive dealer network across South Africa and the Sub-Saharan Africa region, and plans to welcome 17 new dealers during 2018.
    “Our aggressive network...

    ContiTrade Africa, the retail division of Continental Tyre South Africa, is continuing its expansion of the BestDrive dealer network across South Africa and the Sub-Saharan Africa region, and plans to welcome 17 new dealers during 2018

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    Tiger Wheel & Tyre to Motorists – Inflate Tyres & Give Yourself a Salary Increase
    Company Reminds Motorists that Under-Inflated Tyres Increase Fuel Consumption
    With one petrol price increase after another, it’s turning out to be a bleak winter. The knock-on effect of these increases means the price of just about everything goes up, so it’s not surprising that the fuel...

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre to Motorists – Inflate Tyres & Give Yourself a Salary Increase

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    Jeep® Brand Celebrates 115th Anniversary of Harley-Davidson®in Prague

    The two brands share enthusiasm, freedom and sense of belonging and will be teaming up in Prague from July 5 to 8 for the most important International Harley-Davidson event of the year.
    On display the new Jeep® Cherokee– the next generation of the Jeep SUV now featuring a refreshed style, advanced...

    Jeep brand will have a major presence at a huge event marking the 115th anniversary of Harley-Davidson in Prague this weekend (July 5-8), celebrating the spirit of freedom and adventure and American heritage shared by both brands.

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    Preview – 2018 Formula 1 Rolex British Grand Prix
    10th Round of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, 6th to 8th July 2018
    Hinwil, 4th July 2018 – After the team’s first double-points finish of the season at the Austrian Grand Prix last weekend, the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team moves on to compete in the third back-to-back race – the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. With an...

    After the team’s first double-points finish of the season at the Austrian Grand Prix last weekend, the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team moves on to compete in the third back-to-back race

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    Volvo Cars reports best ever first half sales
    Volvo Cars has reported record sales for the first half of 2018 of 317,639 cars, an increase of 14.4 per cent compared to the same period last year.
    The robust first half performance places the company firmly on course to report another year of record sales for the full year. Volvo Cars reported sales of 571,577 cars in 2017.
    All...

    Volvo Cars has reported record sales for the first half of 2018 of 317,639 cars, an increase of 14.4 per cent compared to the same period last year

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    Isuzu supports Propella Industrial Hub
    PORT ELIZABETH - From 3D-printing, industrial prototyping to robotics – this is just some of the technology you will find being developed and pushed to new limits at the Isuzu Industrial Hub, situated at the Propella Business Incubator in Port Elizabeth.
    Isuzu Motors South Africa today announced its alliance with the Propella Business...

    Attending today’s official announcement of Isuzu’s partnership with Propella are from left, Gregory Wood, Isuzu Purchasing Manager, Anita Palmer, Propella Business Incubation Manager, Professor Andrew Leitch, Chairman of the Propella Board and Denise van Huyssteen, Isuzu Executive Corporate Affairs.

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    Come and ‘Meet the Beetles’ at the National Arts Festival

    The Volkswagen AutoPavilion museum is calling all Bug lovers to come and ‚Meet the Beetles‘ this week
    The oldest Beetle, the last Beetle built in Uitenhage as well as the most beautiful Beetle are on display at the National Arts Festival

    Uitenhage/ Grahamstown – Nestled on the university lawns between Lucas Avenue...

    Nestled on the university lawns between Lucas Avenue and the Albany Museum, is the ‚Meet the Beetles‘ installation where six, carefully selected Volkswagen Beetles are on display at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.

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    Hyundai shines in JD Power car quality study
    Hyundai’s new-vehicle quality is among the best in the industry, as the company ranked as the second-highest non-premium brand in J.D. Power’s 2018 Initial Quality Study (IQS) in the United States of America.
    Hyundai was one of the most improved brands, moving from sixth to third overall and reducing problems per 100 vehicles...

    JD Power - 2 Jul 18

    Hyundai’s new-vehicle quality is among the best in the industry, as the company ranked as the second-highest non-premium brand in J.D. Power’s 2018 Initial Quality Study (IQS) in the United States of America.

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    Mahindra recognises its top-performing dealers
    Pretoria, July 2, 2018: Mahindra South Africa recognised its top-performing dealers at a gala event in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal recently.
    The event coincided with the dealers’ visit to the new assembly facility for Mahindra vehicles at the Dube TradePort at the King Shaka International Airport and was addressed by Arvind Mathew, the...

    The winning dealers. From left: Hans Greyling, national head of sales for Mahindra South Africa, Avinash Bapat, Chief Financial Officer, Mahindra, Pratyush Bose, head of the Mahindra South Africa After Sales division, Leoni Nicholas, dealer principal Mahindra Brits, Franco Kalp, dealer principal Mahindra Pretoria North, John-William Vosloo, past dealer principal of Mahindra Montana, Rajesh Gupta, CEO of Mahindra SA, Pavan Nair, head of new business development and Jacques Mellet, head of...

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