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    PORT ELIZABETH – The very same hands that by day apply microdots on Isuzu bakkies, has recently crafted a lifelike replica of the Isuzu bakkie out of wire and beads.
    With strong hands, scarred by some of his wire-work, yet gentle enough to add the most intricate detail and beading to his craft items, Zamile Ntlanjeni, 56, was inspired by his love for Isuzu bakkies to make his...

    The very same hands that by day apply microdots on Isuzu bakkies, has recently crafted a lifelike replica of the Isuzu bakkie out of wire and beads.

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    Hyundai Motorsport is Down Under to contest the Rally Australia for what is sure to be a nail-biting climax to the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship this weekend, with Hyundai firmly in contention for both the drivers’ and manufacturers’ titles.
    This is an event where Hyundai has enjoyed success in the recent past – Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul won the rally last year...

    Hyundai Motorsport is Down Under to contest the Rally Australia for what is sure to be a nail-biting climax to the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship this weekend, with Hyundai firmly in contention for both the drivers’ and manufacturers’ titles.

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    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa is launching the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Shogun Limited Edition, based on the popular Pajero Sport 4x4 8-speed A/T, offering customers a vehicle ready for their family action adventure – staying connected and fully equipped with all the necessities to explore their active lifestyles.
    For most, if not all, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport owners, the...

    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa is launching the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Shogun Limited Edition, based on the popular Pajero Sport 4x4 8-speed A/T, offering customers a vehicle ready for their family action adventure – staying connected and fully equipped with all the necessities to explore their active lifestyles.

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    For Mitsubishi Motors South Africa, nothing is more important than the safety of Mitsubishi owners and their families.  

    Free 28-point safety check
    All Mitsubishi vehicles included
    Programme running before the start of the annual December holidays

    With the start of the holidays less than 30 days away, MMSA has embarked on a safety check programme for the owners and...

    With the start of the holidays less than 30 days away, MMSA has embarked on a safety check programme for the owners and drivers of all Mitsubishi vehicles – brand new, still on a service plan or under warranty, and even much older models.

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    The Caddy 1.0 TSI joins the 2.0 TDI in the Trendline model range

    Johannesburg – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has introduced a 1.0 TSI model derivative of the hugely popular Caddy in South Africa.
    The second best-selling model in Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ range, the Caddy combines space efficiency with sleek Volkswagen design and affordable running costs. Currently...

    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has introduced a 1.0 TSI model derivative of the hugely popular Caddy in South Africa.

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    THE FASTEST, MOST POWERFUL STi – EVER

    Developed exclusively in South Africa
    Only 30 Limited Edition, individually numbered models will be sold in South Africa
    More powerful than ever before

    Johannesburg – As a celebration of thirty years of STi, Subaru Southern Africa introduces the 2019 Subaru WRX STi Diamond Edition, a halo model in the Subaru performance car line-up....

    As a celebration of thirty years of STi, Subaru Southern Africa introduces the 2019 Subaru WRX STi Diamond Edition, a halo model in the Subaru performance car line-up.

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    For the fourth consecutive year, Fiat is the Main Sponsor of the TFF, the Turin Film Festival, to be held from 23 November to 1 December.
    The new 500X and 500L models will ferry Festival guests around throughout the event.
    This strengthens the deep bond that has united Turin, the Fiat brand and the finest film tradition since the early 20th Century.

    Fiat is starring at...

    Fiat is starring at one of the most important international film festivals, to be held in Turin's cinemas from 23 November to 1 December.

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    The Abarth 124 Spider takes a starring role alongside Sting & Shaggy in the official music video for their new track, “Gotta Get Back My Baby” – the latest single, co-produced by Teflon (Wyclef Jean, Fat Joe, Ruff Ryders) and Martin Kierszenbaum (Sting, Mylène Farmer, Lady Gaga), off their album, 44/876, which has spent 17 weeks atop the Billboard Reggae chart. The official...

    The Abarth 124 Spider takes a starring role alongside Sting & Shaggy in the official music video for their new track, “Gotta Get Back My Baby”

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    Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team finishes with Charles Leclerc back in 7th place
    Weather: sunny/cloudy and dry, 21-25°C air, 35-45°C track
    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team leaves Sao Paulo with a superb race by Charles Leclerc and a consolidated 8th position in the Constructors Championship. A strong qualifying session, the best of the season for the Swiss Team, saw Marcus Ericsson...

    Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team finishes with Charles Leclerc back in 7th place

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    Journalists of The South African Guild of Motoring has announced the semi-finalists in the 2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year competition… Opel features twice!
    Both the Opel Grandland X and Crossland X SUVs feature in the top 20. SUVs are dominating the list alongside other potential winners – ranging from an inexpensive hatchback to a luxury sedan.
    Opel is no stranger to the...

    COTY Finalists - 9 Nov 18

    Journalists of The South African Guild of Motoring has announced the semi-finalists in the 2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year competition… Opel features twice!

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    Performance-oriented readers of German car magazine vote Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio top pick of category ‘Imported Standard Sedans/Station Wagons up to 100,000 Euro’ (www.sportauto.de/sportautoaward). Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce is victorious in category ‘Imported Standard Sedans/Station Wagons up to 50,000 Euro’. Both models also score third place in their respective overall...

    Performance-oriented readers of German car magazine vote Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio top pick of category ‘Imported Standard Sedans/Station Wagons up to 100,000 Euro’ (www.sportauto.de/sportautoaward).

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    November 8, 2018, Johannesburg: Mahindra crowned its Tekfest Champions at its national competition in Gauteng on 24 October 2018.
    Tekfest is Mahindra’s global competition for technical personnel and service advisors. It combines various rounds of online and in-person evaluations to select South Africa’s best technical specialists.
    For the South African round of the...

    Mahindra crowned its Tekfest Champions at its national competition in Gauteng on 24 October 2018.

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    Team SA will compete in youth and open categories in Australia from 17 November to 2 December
    General Tire assisted with funding for travel costs, supported by high-profile multi-media campaign in print, digital, social media and television

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 8 November 2018 – South Africa’s top lifesavers will be proudly representing the country at the...

    South Africa’s top lifesavers will be proudly representing the country at the Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide, Australia, from 17 November to 2 December 2018, with official backing from General Tire, a brand of Continental.

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    Mazda Motor Corporation announced today that the all-new Mazda3 will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show, open to the public November 30th through to December 9th 2018. Press days are November 28 to 29.
    The all-new Mazda3 adopts a more mature interpretation of Kodo design that embodies the essence of Japanese aesthetics. Meanwhile, fundamental performance...

    Mazda Motor Corporation announced today that the all-new Mazda3 will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show, open to the public November 30th through to December 9th 2018.

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    Snapshot provides in depth look at web of support for entrepreneurs in South Africa’s economic hub
    Entrepreneurship support available to entrepreneurs in Gauteng is showcased in the recently launched Gauteng Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Snapshot, produced by the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), with support from the United Kingdom’s Department for International...

    ntrepreneurship support available to entrepreneurs in Gauteng is showcased in the recently launched Gauteng Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Snapshot, produced by the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), with support from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) Impact Programme.

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    Humble beginnings
    Four years after the death of her husband (Adam Opel) in 1895, Sophie Opel decided to start producing cars after listening to the opinions of her sons Carl, Wilhelm and Friedrich Opel. Prior to this, the Opel family specialised in the manufacturing of bicycles. What started with a dynamic woman at the helm in a garage in ‘Rüsselsheim am Main’ with a few...

    Girl Power - 7 Nov 18

    Four years after the death of her husband (Adam Opel) in 1895, Sophie Opel decided to start producing cars after listening to the opinions of her sons Carl, Wilhelm and Friedrich Opel.

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    - Honda’s Participation in World Championship Racing and Dakar Rally 2019 -
    Honda announced plans for its participation in motorcycle motorsports world championship racing activities for the 2019 season, at EICMA 2018 in Milan, Italy.
    In 2019, Honda will continue to compete in the premier classes of motorcycle road racing, Motocross and Trial world championships and the Dakar...

    Honda announced plans for its participation in motorcycle motorsports world championship racing activities for the 2019 season, at EICMA 2018 in Milan, Italy.

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    Mitsubishi has unveiled a limited edition of its popular ASX, the ASX Sport, offering a host of additional, sporty equipment at no additional cost.

    ASX Sport is a cross-over SUV for the stylish adventurer, offering enough space, practicality, safety and versatility
    Upgraded model offers bolder yet sportier look and massive added value
    R30 000 extras at the same price...

    Mitsubishi has unveiled a limited edition of its popular ASX, the ASX Sport, offering a host of additional, sporty equipment at no additional cost.

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    Wheels, especially aftermarket alloy wheels, are more than just functional, they can be an asset to your vehicle, both from a performance and an aesthetic point of view. Really good wheels can also be pricey to replace, which is why Tiger Wheel & Tyre, South Africa’s best-loved and most trusted wheel and tyre brand, has partnered with Wheel Collision™ to provide expert...

    Wheels, especially aftermarket alloy wheels, are more than just functional, they can be an asset to your vehicle, both from a performance and an aesthetic point of view.

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    20th Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, 9th to 11th November 2018
    Hinwil, 6th November 2018 – With only two more Grands Prix remaining, the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team takes to the final rounds of the 2018 season highly motivated and confident.
    After bringing home a double points-finish and advancing to P8 in the Constructors’ Championship at the Mexican Grand...

    Hinwil, 6th November 2018 – With only two more Grands Prix remaining, the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team takes to the final rounds of the 2018 season highly motivated and confident.

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    A thriving relationship was formed between Uitenhage based tyre manufacturing company, Goodyear South Africa and Stephen Nkomo Primary School in 2017. The connection commenced with Goodyear renovating a classroom that was in dire need of refurbishment for Mandela Day 2017. This was followed by the renovation of two more classrooms in February 2018. Further to this, Goodyear...

    A thriving relationship was formed between Uitenhage based tyre manufacturing company, Goodyear South Africa and Stephen Nkomo Primary School in 2017.

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    Four Jeep® vehicles customized with Jeep Performance Parts from Mopar were on display in the brand’s SEMA Show exhibit that took place from October 30 to November 2 in Las Vegas
    These included the unique concept vehicles created for the latest edition of annual Easter Jeep Safari -  Nacho Jeep, Jeep Jeepster, Jeep Sandstorm and Jeep Wagoneer Roadtrip 
    Jeep Wrangler named...

    The Jeep® brand showcased four Jeep vehicles transformed with Jeep Performance Parts and accessories in the Mopar stand at the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.

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    Ford NWM Wins 2018 Class T Championship at Season Finale

    Title glory for Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable on Gold 400 in Gauteng


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer end third in Class T for 2018


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea cross the finish line in seventh place


    Ford earns Manufacturer’s Award for the third time this year


    Qualifying: 49km, Loop 1:...

    Gold 400 Review - 4 Nov 18

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team of Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable claimed Class T championship glory today at the Gold 400, the action-packed finale of the 2018 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    All-new 2019 Subaru Forester confirmed for South Africa

    Roomiest, most refined Forester to date
    Even safer with EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology, equipped standard on selected models
    New X-Mode with Deep mud mode, introduced for the first time on a Subaru

    The all-new fifth generation Forester SUV offers the most space, off-road capability, advanced safety and features...

    The all-new fifth generation Forester SUV offers the most space, off-road capability, advanced safety and features in its 22-year history.

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    Midrand, 01 November 2018 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of the new Motus dealership in Pinetown on 1 November. This centrally located as well as fully authorised services and parts centre in the ‘motortown’ of Kwazulu-Natal, will provide the best servicing experience to all Jeep, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Chrysler and...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of the new Motus dealership in Pinetown on 1 November.

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    Stelvio, the first Alfa Romeo SUV, gains the coveted Euro NCAP 5-star rating and tops its category with a score of 97% for the protection of adult occupants.
    These results were achieved thanks to two fundamental features: the efficiency of an ultra-light body that is both rigid and tough and the adoption of a wide array of innovative safety devices. Noteworthy, among these, is...

    Euro NCAP 5-star - 1 Nov 18

    Stelvio, the first Alfa Romeo SUV, gains the coveted Euro NCAP 5-star rating and tops its category with a score of 97% for the protection of adult occupants.

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    Jeep® Grand Cherokee Enlists in the Italian Carabinieri
    Jeep® Grand Cherokee has put on the uniform of the Italian Carabinieri and joined the anti-terrorism unit.
    Sporting the Force’s institutional blue livery, the special fleet of 19 Jeep Grand Cherokee models is powered by the 142 kW 3.0-litre V-6 Multijet diesel engine, mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and...

    Jeep® Grand Cherokee has put on the uniform of the Italian Carabinieri and joined the anti-terrorism unit.

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    New flagship FCA dealership opens in Menlyn
    Midrand, September 2018 – Flagship dealership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Menlyn has officially opened its doors, offering Pretoria customers a new home and adding further convenience to Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep customers as FCA’s dealer network continues to expand.
    “FCA Menlyn is an important addition to our dealer network and...

    Flagship dealership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Menlyn has officially opened its doors, offering Pretoria customers a new home and adding further convenience to Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep customers as FCA’s dealer network continues to expand.

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    Passion fuels Arnold Chatz Alfa Romeo’s race to become Mopar Endurance Race Series champions
    This weekend saw the final race of the Mopar Endurance Race Series for the 2018 season, with the Arnold Chatz Alfa Romeo Team celebrating victory in the Class B event and Race Overall Index of Performance prizes. These results mean that the team takes the 2018 Class B category and the...

    This weekend saw the final race of the Mopar Endurance Race Series for the 2018 season, with the Arnold Chatz Alfa Romeo Team celebrating victory in the Class B event and Race Overall Index of Performance prizes.

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    Ford Investment in South Africa Reaches R11-billion over Past Decade

    Major investments by Ford Motor Company in SA total R11-billion since 2009


    Investments and upgrades to Ford’s South African operations have enabled highest-ever installed capacity of 168 000 vehicles per year for a global platform


    Provision made for further growth and creation of additional job...

    Ford Motor Company has invested R11-billion in its South African operations over the past decade, culminating in its highest-ever installed production capacity for the Ford Ranger pick-up and the Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV).

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    Jeep® Wrangler Earns Ninth Consecutive SEMA ‘4x4/SUV of the Year’ Award

    Jeep Wrangler only vehicle to earn “4x4/SUV of the Year” honor since launch of SEMA Awards in 2010
    Four Jeep vehicles customized with Jeep Performance Parts from Mopar on display in brand’s SEMA Show exhibit
    Ram 1500 and Dodge Challenger finish in top three of SEMA “Truck of the Year” and “Car of the...

    For the ninth consecutive year, Jeep® Wrangler is celebrating “4x4/SUV of the Year” honors at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, following announcement of the 2018 award winners at the SEMA Vehicle Reveal event held outside of the Las Vegas Convention Center on Monday evening, October 29.

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    Innovative Teaching Technology
    PORT ELIZABETH - Innovative new technology is being harnessed to teach Mathematics and Science at high schools in Nelson Mandela Bay.
    Isuzu Motors South Africa has partnered with Nelson Mandela University's Govan Mbeki Mathematics Development Centre (GMMDC) to provide innovative new teaching tools to three Port Elizabeth schools.
    Isuzu’s...

    Innovative new technology is being harnessed to teach Mathematics and Science at high schools in Nelson Mandela Bay.

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    New era for enhanced Isuzu bakkie range in South Africa

    Isuzu Bakkie name change from KB to D-MAX
    Introduction of Six-Speed Manual and Auto on all LX Models

    PORT ELIZABETH – Isuzu Motors South Africa (Isuzu) has refreshed its bakkie range, giving it a new name along with higher levels of specification, quality and efficiency to make its popular light commercial vehicle...

    D-MAX - 29 Oct 18

    Isuzu Motors South Africa (Isuzu) has refreshed its bakkie range, giving it a new name along with higher levels of specification, quality and efficiency to make its popular light commercial vehicle (LCV) more appealing than ever.

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    New 2019 Ford GT Carbon Series Attacks Tracks, and the Drive Home

    The new 2019 Ford GT Carbon Series is the lightest in the company’s GT lineup, saving approximately 18 kg with lightweight innovations such as carbon fibre wheels and a polycarbonate engine cover


    Bare carbon fibre dual exposed stripes, A-pillars and lower body panels communicate the car’s extra nimbleness...

    The Ford GT Carbon Series will be shredding tracks soon as the lightest of the road-going Ford supercars – and unlike its sibling racer, will want to be driven home after time sheets are collected.

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    General Tire conquers the toughest African terrain

    Capabilities of General Grabber range proven in unforgiving African bushveld
    Grabber X3 and Grabber AT3 are the tyres of choice for Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape
    Dependable off-road performance, longevity and puncture resistance in even the harshest conditions

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 29 October 2018 –...

    ‘Anywhere Is Possible’ is General Tire’s bold pay-off line, promising exceptional all-round performance and the ability to conquer the most demanding off-road conditions.

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