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    Midrand, 24 May 2019 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce a new flagship dealership (JFA Umhlanga) in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, which opened its Sales operations on the 1st of April 2019. This dealership, centrally located in ‘the place of reeds,’ cancater to all your new and previously loved car needs, whether you are looking for a family car, SUV, double cab...

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce a new flagship dealership (JFA Umhlanga) in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, which opened its Sales operations on the 1st of April 2019.

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    The advert dedicated to the Star and the Rockstar, the top-of-the-range versions of the new 500 line-up, is on-air featuring two stars of the music world –Sting and Shaggy.
    The single Just One Lifetime is the sound track of a chase between the stylish 500 Star and the bold 500 Rockstar through the sunny streets of Barcelona to a mysterious destination.
    Customers who...

    Irresistible music, dreamlike atmospheres and games of seduction.

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    The 500X crossover has led its segment in Italy and been permanently in the European top 10 ever since 2014.
    The record was set at the FCA plant at Melfi, one of the world's most innovative automotive factories and a genuine best-in-class.
    The record-breaking car is a 500X "120th" special edition, with two-colour Tuxedo livery - unique feature for the model - celebrating...

    Fiat 500X number 500,000 was built at the Melfi plant in southern Italy today.

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    24 May 2019 - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), the parent company of Mitsubishi Motors South Africa, achieved a momentous breakthrough when the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the world's first plug-in hybrid SUV, sparked past the 200 000 worldwide sales mark since the electric hybrid was launched six years ago.
    As MMC’s technology flagship, the success of the Outlander PHEV is...

    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), the parent company of Mitsubishi Motors South Africa, achieved a momentous breakthrough when the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the world's first plug-in hybrid SUV, sparked past the 200 000 worldwide sales mark since the electric hybrid was launched six years ago.

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    Continental Tyre SA has donated R25 000 to SOS Children’s Village for disaster relief efforts in Mozambique
    Continental AG supports programme with an additional 25 000 Euro (over R400 000) donation
    Approximately 260 000 children and over 1.7-million people affected in Mozambique by Cyclone Idai

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 24 May 2019 – Continental is extending its...

    Continental is extending its support to the disaster relief efforts in Mozambique following the devastation and destruction caused by Cyclone Idai by donating funds to SOS Children’s Village.

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    Midrand, 23 May 2019 – This upcoming weekend, the racing action in the popular Mopar SA Endurance Series moves to Port Elizabeth, to the fabled Aldo Scribante Racetrack.  
    Included amongst the field of 19 starters will be the reigning Index of Performance championship-winning Alfa Romeo Giulietta.
    Following a dissappointing end to Round One of the Mopar SA Endurance Series...

    This upcoming weekend, the racing action in the popular Mopar SA Endurance Series moves to Port Elizabeth, to the fabled Aldo Scribante Racetrack.

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    Honda Motor Southern Africa held its Dealer Excellence Awards on Friday May 17, 2019 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. The annual gala event honours the outstanding performance of automobile and motorcycle dealerships nationwide.
    Honda’s most prestigious accolades for the evening are awarded to the Dealerships of the Year. The Honda Auto Dealers that walked away with these...

    Honda Motor Southern Africa held its Dealer Excellence Awards on Friday May 17, 2019 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.

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    The Award-winning Opel Astra has a new derivative!
    Unitrans Opel Distributor is proud to have introduced the Astra Sport 1.6T in Automatic. This model includes the OPC-Line Pack inside and out, PLUS an optional sunroof so often desired by Sport vehicle drivers … over and above the standard array of features synonymous and expected of all Opel vehicles.
    Opel’s vision to supply...

    Unitrans Opel Distributor is proud to have introduced the Astra Sport 1.6T in Automatic. This model includes the OPC-Line Pack inside and out, PLUS an optional sunroof so often desired by Sport vehicle drivers … over and above the standard array of features synonymous and expected of all Opel vehicles.

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    This past weekend saw the area of Pelindaba known more for the nuclear power plant and the exquisite rocky outcrops as well as its picturesque beauty come alive with amateur athletes from all ages taking on the The LEGENDRUNNER event. Legend Runner is a spectacular and legendary obstacle Race catering for everyone of all ages and walks of life with 3 amazing distances to choose...

    This past weekend saw the area of Pelindaba known more for the nuclear power plant and the exquisite rocky outcrops as well as its picturesque beauty come alive with amateur athletes from all ages taking on the LEGENDRUNNER event.

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    Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost enhanced with industry-first cylinder deactivation adds 2019 Sub-150 PS category win to list of 11 International Engine and Powertrain of the Year awards


    Fuel-efficient three-cylinder petrol engine with up to 140 PS powered more than 1 in 4 Ford vehicles sold in 2018. More than 1.6 million 1.0-litre EcoBoost models purchased since...

    Ford’s powerful, fuel-efficient and versatile 1.0‑litre EcoBoost engine has today been named 2019 International Engine and Powertrain of the Year (IEPOTY) in the Sub-150 PS category – the 11th IEPOTY award earned by the engine since its launch in 2012.

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    May 22, 2019, Cape Town: Mahindra has entered the next phase of its evolution with the launch of the bold and dynamic Mahindra XUV300.
    Built on the group’s global X100 platform, the XUV300 (pronounced XUV three double O) carries its larger sibling’s cheetah-inspired design language into a new generation of vehicles. At the same time, it introduces a new range of engines and a...

    XUV300 - 22 May 19

    Mahindra has entered the next phase of its evolution with the launch of the bold and dynamic Mahindra XUV300.

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    ‘2019 4x4 of the Year’ title was awarded by a panel of journalists and readers of the specialist French  4x4 Magazine, edited by the Larivière Group.
    In 34 editions of the 4x4 Magazine Awards – the new generation of the iconic Wrangler is the sixth Jeep® model to receive this highly coveted recognition.
    Jeep Wrangler is available across Europe with two new, efficient...

    The new generation of the iconic Jeep® Wrangler (JL) was named "2019 4x4 of the Year" by the expert readers and journalists of the specialist French 4x4 Magazine.

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    300. Few drivers in the history of Formula One have ever reached such heady heights in terms of race entries, and next weekend will mark this important milestone for our very own Kimi Räikkönen. Yes, he had to be told. “DRIVING IS THE ONLY THING I LIKE ABOUT F1”, the Iceman famously said, so it’s safe to say numbers do not mean a lot to him. Do not expect a commemorative...

    300. Few drivers in the history of Formula One have ever reached such heady heights in terms of race entries, and next weekend will mark this important milestone for our very own Kimi Räikkönen.

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    New SANDERO STEPWAY PLUS model delivers on the value for money Stepway proposition PLUS much more in the form of bespoke design and feature enhancements, with the added benefit of Smartphone Mirroring with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.


    The new Renault SANDERO STEPWAY PLUS will serve to maintain and further increase the great success of the popular Sandero...

    New SANDERO STEPWAY PLUS model delivers on the value for money Stepway proposition PLUS much more in the form of bespoke design and feature enhancements, with the added benefit of Smartphone Mirroring with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

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    Ford’s state-of-the-art weather chambers simulate most extreme weather conditions to ensure vehicles can handle it all – arctic frost, desert heat, rainforest humidity
    Drivers need to be aware of how conditions in snow or ice zones affect the roads and the way vehicles behave
    South Africans living in areas of high elevation, or planning a trip to Lesotho or the Drakensberg...

    It’s unlikely that you’ll be driving in bone-chilling temperatures of -40°C or sweltering sun at 80°C, or that you’ll do either in the space of a day, all whilst enduring 95 per cent humidity.

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    Best dealers awarded at Volkswagen South Africa’s Grand Prix Awards ceremony
    Hatfield VW Braamfontein wins Dealer of the Year Award
    Volkswagen dealer network accounted for 70% of 2018 total sales

    Johannesburg – Each year, the best of the best Volkswagen dealers and their achievements are recognised at the exclusive Grand Prix Awards ceremony. This year‘s ceremony, held...

    Each year, the best of the best Volkswagen dealers and their achievements are recognised at the exclusive Grand Prix Awards ceremony.

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    Automotive manufacturing holds immense potential for job creation and economic growth in SA


    Expansion of export programmes is key to sustainability of local auto industry


    Two-thirds of Ford SA’s total vehicle production is exported to 148 global markets, including Europe, Middle East, and Africa

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 20 May 2019 – A struggling economy,...

    A struggling economy, political uncertainty, fragile consumer confidence, mounting pressure on disposable income, and diminished purchasing power as a result of higher interest rates and fuel price hikes, have all taken their toll on domestic new vehicle sales in South Africa.

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    After 1,794.07 kilometres, this year’s edition will be remembered as another demonstration of the deep bond between the “Red Arrow Race” and the brand which continues to add to its legendary deeds.
    Giovanni Moceri and Daniele Bonetti won the race in a 6C 1500 SS model made in 1928, event number 59. This car is part of the FCA Heritage collection, and is normally displayed in...

    This morning at 7 a.m., a colourful caravan of motorcars set off from Bologna, on the last stage of the 2019 1000 Miglia.

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    Yesterday evening, the third thrilling stage brought the grand parade from Roma to Bologna.
    From the Tuscia area to Emilia Romagna, passing through legendary cities and iconic places, including San Quirico d’Orcia, with its famous banner “Viva l‘Alfa Romeo”.
    A stage whose 553.77 km make a total of 1,447.80 km so far: not far off from completing the “imperial thousand...

    Friday the 17th: a departure in a 1000 Miglia edition dominated by the Quadrifoglio clover logo. At 6.30 a.m Rome said farewell to the caravan pageant beneath a brightly shining sun.

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    Five-year agreement signed between Continental and the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) to sponsor the tournament including the 2019 edition in Egypt
    Sponsorship designed to increase awareness of the premium Continental tyre brand throughout Africa


    Rights package follows successful sponsorship of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup

    Cario, Egypt, 20 May 2019 –...

    International tyre manufacturer Continental today announced that its Tire Division is to be Official Sponsor of the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) until 2023

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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score second win on the trot at round two of SA Cross Country Series in KwaZulu-Natal


    Ford earns Manufacturer’s Award with four Neil Woolridge Motorsport-built Rangers in top five places of Class T


    Qualifying: 57km, Loop 1: 163km, Loop 2: 163km, Total: 383km

    WINTERTON, South Africa, 19 May 2019 – Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable...

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable continued their winning form in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) by earning their second Class T victory on the trot at the Berg 400 held in Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.

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    Yesterday the 1000 Miglia caravan threaded its way down the Italian peninsula from Milano Marittima to Rome, to the halfway point in its 37th re-enactment.
    The warm welcome from spectators was generously repaid by the beauty of the cars from the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo and the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio models in the official convoy.
    The pace of the event gave...

    All roads lead to Rome and along the roads of the 1000 Miglia the enthusiasm of the onlookers never ceases to surprise.

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    The 1000 Miglia has just set off from Brescia: at the head of the group the 1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider, the event's official Guest Car with race number 1000.
    Also at the start was Antonio Giovinazzi, the young "Alfa Romeo Racing” team driver: from Formula 1 to the Giulia Quadrifoglio special edition of the same name, receiving a rapturous reception from the...

    The 1000 Miglia has been the supreme manifestation of the universal appeal of motorsports for more than ninety years, and it was in this very race that Alfa Romeo wrote legendary pages in its history, with unforgettable victories and records that can now never be bettered.

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    Annually South Africa’s agricultural community makes their pilgrimage to Bothaville a small town in the Free State province of South Africa to attend the ever popular Nampo Harvest Festival. Haval Motor Southern Africa once again teamed up with their dealer in the area, Haval Klerksdorp owned and operated by Agenbag Motor Group, to showcase the latest range of Haval SUV models...

    Annually South Africa’s agricultural community makes their pilgrimage to Bothaville a small town in the Free State province of South Africa to attend the ever popular Nampo Harvest Festival.

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    May 16, 2018:  Survivor South Africa’s seventh season will premiere tonight (16 May) on M-Net and while it may be too early to pick a favourite contestant, the viewers and contestants have already picked their favourite vehicle.
    Mahindra South Africa this week announced that it will return as the Official Vehicle Partner for the seventh season of Survivor, called Island of...

    Survivor South Africa’s seventh season will premiere tonight (16 May) on M-Net and while it may be too early to pick a favourite contestant, the viewers and contestants have already picked their favourite vehicle.

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    Today, the unbreakable bond with Alfa Romeo's unique heritage is expressed in the newOchre paintwork of Alfa Romeo Giulia: the modern reinterpretation of a historic colour.
    Yet another way of renewing the Alfa Romeo legend on the roads of the 1000 Miglia, more than ninety years after the first win.
    430 cars in the event: 44 are historic Alfa Romeos, from the...

    After the sealing and racing and technical inspection procedures, the first stage of the 2019 1000 Miglia got under way yesterday.

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    Ford develops battery-electric Transit Smart Energy Concept to trial technologies which could help maximise driving range of future electrified vehicles


    Heat pump innovation saves 20 per cent of driving range. Smart device activated power door, solar panels, and innovative subliminal mood lighting also among ideas being tested


    Minibus format selected as it...

    Ford Motor Company has revealed the new Transit Smart Energy Concept – a one-of-a-kind 10-seater minibus which is helping the automaker explore solutions for maximising the energy efficiency and driving range of electrified vehicles.

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    Mazda Marketing Update: Business Meeting Presentation

    Mazda Marketing Update: Business Meeting Presentation

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    First Zimbabwean dignitary to visit Isuzu Motors South Africa;
    Zimbabwe accounts for approximately 27% of Isuzu's African exports;
    Isuzu has been present in Zimbabwe for more than 30 years.

    ON the back of an excellent year of Isuzu bakkie sales in Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwean Minister of Industry and Commerce today visited Isuzu’s production facility in Port Elizabeth, South...

    ON the back of an excellent year of Isuzu bakkie sales in Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwean Minister of Industry and Commerce today visited Isuzu’s production facility in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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    Reigning Class T champions and winners of the season-opener, Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable, aim to extend points lead in Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea return to series in second NWM Ford Ranger


    64km qualifying on Friday starting at 13:30, main race comprises two 170km loops on Saturday with crews setting off from...

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) will be taking on a challenging new route when the championship heads to Winterton in KwaZulu-Natal for the Berg 400 on 17 and 18 May

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    First-ever Ford Ranger Raptor delivers true Ford Performance DNA
    Exceptional off-road capabilities that sets a completely new benchmark for the pickup segment
    Muscular exterior styling with 283mm ground clearance and 150mm wider track
    Unique high-strength steel chassis with bespoke suspension and race-developed FOX shock absorbers with Position Sensitive Damping...

    As one of the most highly anticipated new models for 2019, the all-new Ford Ranger Raptor is now officially available in South Africa.

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    Hyundai Motorsport has scored its sixth individual podium result of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with Sébastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena claiming third position after an exciting battle with Sébastien Ogier.
    Loeb's first podium for Hyundai Motorsport was hard earned and well deserved as he continually improved his pace and performance throughout the...

    Hyundai Motorsport has scored its sixth individual podium result of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with Sébastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena claiming third position after an exciting battle with Sébastien Ogier.

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    Range of automotive products – Pik Ups and SUVs
    Showcasing the New Special Edition Mahindra Pik Up S6 SC Kalahari, among others
    India’s most fuel efficient TLB and the versatile Motor Grader on display
    The ultra-silent Mahindra Powerol diesel generator
    The newly launched Mahindra range of Tractors and Implements

    May 14, 2019, Johannesburg: Mahindra South Africa is...

    Mahindra South Africa is showcasing its full range of products, including its generators, pick-ups and SUVs, construction equipment and now – for the first time – its range of newly launched tractors and farming implements, to the public at this week’s NAMPO Agricultural Trade Show in Bothaville, Free State.

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    Three-tier range comprising SuperSport, SuperSport R and SuperSport RS
    Innovative technologies enable significant improvements to braking distances and lap times
    Caters to growing Ultra Ultra High Performance (UUHP) segment, with 31 SKUs arriving between Q2 2019 and Q1 2020 with possible fitments from Volkswagen Golf GTI to Porsche 911 GT2 RS

    Goodyear has announced a new...

    Goodyear has announced a new range of three Ultra Ultra High Performance (UUHP) tyres, branded Eagle F1 SuperSport, SuperSport R and SuperSport RS.

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    The 7th annual Looking Further with Ford Trends Report reveals how trends are influencing behavioural change across key areas of our lives
    Survey shows that the ever-changing technology landscape is affecting people in different ways
    Ford focuses on global trends to understand how consumers are changing and how companies must respond

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 14 May 2019 –...

    Self-driving cars are a hot topic today, but if you had to choose, would you rather your children ride in an autonomous vehicle or drive with a stranger?

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    Weather: sunny, 19-21°C air, 38-42°C track
    Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG:
    ”It was a disappointing weekend where we never managed to express our potential. It is difficult to find some positives, as the first stint of the race was just a nightmare, but at least the last stint was the best part of the weekend. Circumstances...

    2019 FIA Formula One Emirates Gran Premio de España – Race – Sunday

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    Double podium for Simon Moss and a heat 2 win
    Audi team spirit clearly demonstrated in round 3 of the 2019 GTC championship
    Simon Moss extends his championship lead to 12 points

    13 May, 2019, Cape Town. Deep rooted respect within the All Power Audi team saved the weekend for championship leader Simon Moss, in Cape Town at the third round of the 2019 Global Touring Car...

    Deep rooted respect within the All Power Audi team saved the weekend for championship leader Simon Moss, in Cape Town at the third round of the 2019 Global Touring Car Championship (GTC).

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    Two action-packed races had crowds on the edge of their seats
    Popular race victory for local driver Jurie Swart
    Bradley Liebenberg clinches race two
    Jeffrey Kruger extends championship points lead with overall victory on the day
    Volkswagen’s Jonathan Mogotsi gets his title chase underway with fourth position overall


    Cape Town - Killarney. The country’s most...

    The country’s most hotly-contested racing series, the Falken Polo Cup most certainly lived up to and exceeded expectations during an action-packed Round Three of the Extreme Festival at Cape Town’s famed Killarney Raceway where passionate racefans were once again treated to some spectacular battles throughout the field of 25 identical Volkswagen Polos.

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    Daniel Rowe wins race one at Killarney
    Keagan Masters claims second position in race two
    Volkswagen maintains firm grip on the manufacturers’ standings
    Bradley Liebenberg continues to dominate GTC with yet another race win

    Cape Town - Killarney. It was a strong weekend that could have yielded better results for the Volkswagen Motorsport outfit as both their Jettas and...

    It was a strong weekend that could have yielded better results for the Volkswagen Motorsport outfit as both their Jettas and Golf GTi’s are the cars to beat in the country’s premier Global Touring Car series.

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    Nampo, the biggest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere, shares a not-so-surprising characteristic with the latest version of Mitsubishi Motors South Africa’s “Engineered Beyond Tough” 2019 Triton.
    Engineered to be tough enough for anyone or everyone, the all-new 2019 Mitsubishi Triton will be at the Nampo show, the agricultural gathering developed beyond tough for...

    Nampo, the biggest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere, shares a not-so-surprising characteristic with the latest version of Mitsubishi Motors South Africa’s “Engineered Beyond Tough” 2019 Triton.

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