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    South Africa’s best-selling passenger car, the Polo Vivo, is getting a stylish special edition derivative added to the range Johannesburg – With 261 285 units sold since its market introduction in March 2010, the Volkswagen Polo Vivo hatch has been the best-selling passenger car model in South Africa for the past decade. Being the only locally manufactured model in the...

    Vivo Mswenko - 28 Sep 20

    With 261 285 units sold since its market introduction in March 2010, the Volkswagen Polo Vivo hatch has been the best-selling passenger car model in South Africa for the past decade.

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    Ranger received highest award for quality in the midsize pickup segment in the US The current Ford Ranger has been built in South Africa since 2011, and is exported to over 100 markets around the world, including Europe where it is the segment leader According to the study, performance and design are important to Ford Ranger owners PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 28 September...

    The Ford Ranger has received the highest award for quality in the midsize pickup segment in the US, according to the 2020 JD Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) report.

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    Hyundai Motor Company today introduced the next-generation electrified RM20e Racing Midship Sports Car to the world at the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2020. The RM nomenclature refers to the N prototype model’s “Racing Midship” rear-drive, midship powertrain configuration, a fundamental design differentiator that yields ideal handling balance and agility...

    Hyundai Motor Company today introduced the next-generation electrified RM20e Racing Midship Sports Car to the world at the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2020.

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    PORT ELIZABETH – Much like the resilience of Isuzu’s bakkies and trucks on the continent’s roads, the vehicle manufacturer has shown grit with solid sales figures despite the challenging economic conditions this year. At an online media event hosted today Isuzu Motors South Africa newly appointed CEO and MD Billy Tom said Isuzu was well-placed to operate in the current rapidly...

    Much like the resilience of Isuzu’s bakkies and trucks on the continent’s roads, the vehicle manufacturer has shown grit with solid sales figures despite the challenging economic conditions this year.

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    Fiorano sees the premiere of the 10th one-off crafted over a V12 platform Maranello, 25 September 2020 – A unique Ferrari has been seen lapping Fiorano today during a brief yet intense shakedown. While the V12 engine note reverberating around the track may have sounded familiar, the car’s arresting looks are unique although guaranteed to strike a chord with the marque’s...

    Omologata - 28 Sep 20

    Fiorano sees the premiere of the 10th one-off crafted over a V12 platform

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    Weather: sunny, 30.2-28.3°C air, 40.9-38.2°C track
    Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG: “We had good speed today and both cars made considerable progress from our grid positions, so we can say that we got as much as we could out of today’s race. Yesterday’s difficult qualifying, where we didn’t get everything our speed would...

    Russian GP Review - 28 Sep 20

    We had good speed today and both cars made considerable progress from our grid positions, so we can say that we got as much as we could out of today’s race.

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    SA’s Global Touring Car series finally got underway with three action-packed races at Red Star Raceway near Delmas
    Volkswagen’s new Golf 8 GTI claimed two victories and bagged the overall win for the day
    A race win each for Daniel Rowe and Keagan Masters
    Rowe declared overall winner for the day
    SupaCup continues to impress


    Delmas. After months of designing, planning,...

    After months of designing, planning, building and developing their state-of-art Golf 8 GTI racecar, the Volkswagen Motorsport team reaped the rewards when South Africa’s Global Touring Series (GTC) finally got underway at the Red Star Raceway near Delmas.

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    Oettinger Polo Cup lives up to reputation as SA’s most competitive racing series
    Series continues to develop talent and future champions
    Two race wins for Natalian Clinton Bezuidenhout
    Overall victory for Matt Shorter
    Capetonian Dario Busi increases championship points lead


    Delmas. Following two rounds of the hotly contested Oettinger Polo Cup at Pretoria’s Zwartkops...

    Following two rounds of the hotly contested Oettinger Polo Cup at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway, the series that is renowned for dishing up close racing moved to a new venue for the first time in 2020, albeit in front of empty stands at the Red Star Raceway as a result of the strict Covid-19 regulations.

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    All-electric, 465 PS, all-wheel drive Mustang Mach-E GT sprints to the head of the pack with 3.7-second 0-100 km/h
    Mach-E customers receive one year of free access to the IONITY fast-charging network
    Intelligent range uses information from weather forecasts and crowdsourced data from other Mustang Mach-E vehicles

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 25 September 2020 – Ford has...

    Ford has revealed for the first time in Europe the high-performance Mustang Mach-E GT that will deliver 3.7‑second 0-100 km/h acceleration when introduced to the region in late 2021.

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    Get the most out of World Tourism Day, 27 September, with these practical travel tips
    Clean and check your car thoroughly before getting out on the road
    Follow all Alert Level 1 rules and guidelines stipulated by the South African Government

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 25 September 2020 – While international travel in and out of South Africa may be restricted due to the...

    Travel Tips - 25 Sep 20

    While international travel in and out of South Africa may be restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still plenty of must-see local attractions and destinations you can enjoy across the country’s nine provinces.

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    Comprehensive digital fan offering brings long-distance race into the living room.
    Studio shows with top-class moderation and expert team.
    Livestream, live timing and on-board cameras in the Audi Sport racing cars.

    Immersive, intensive and interactive: join in the excitement and take a look behind the scenes with Audi Sport and South African born motorsport driver,...

    Immersive, intensive and interactive: join in the excitement and take a look behind the scenes with Audi Sport and South African born motorsport driver, Kelvin van der Linde, at the Nürburgring 24-hour.

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    Throughout its 40 years, Panda has always been and continues to be the queen of ‘smart’ solutions. The new video to celebrate the car's birthday tells the story of all these solutions.
    Luca Napolitano, Head of EMEA Fiat, Lancia & Abarth Brands, plays host to Roberto Giolito, Head of EMEA FCA Heritage, who explains how Panda has always been the car for any occasion.
    The...

    Over the years, Panda has earned its reputation as the car for any occasion, based on its versatile and highly functional nature, making it suitable for the widest range of uses and the most varied adventures.

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    Honda Motor Southern Africa announces the return of Honda Dream Days from 24 to 27 September 2020.
    The Heritage Weekend Dream Days form part of Honda’s celebration of its 20 years of operations in South Africa.
    The health and safety of our customers is of paramount importance; all Honda dealerships nationwide will continue to follow strict hygiene and safety measures during...

    Honda Dream Days - 24 Sep 20

    Honda Motor Southern Africa announces the return of Honda Dream Days from 24 to 27 September 2020.

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    Honda Marketing Update: Honda SA 20th Anniversary Logo

    Honda Marketing Update: Honda SA 20th Anniversary Logo

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    Continental picks up its 12th Diamond Arrow Award for business excellence as one of South Africa’s leading tyre manufacturers
    Results based on PMR.africa’s annual regional survey of the Eastern Cape, focusing on economic growth and development, management expertise, governance and innovation
    CSR award acknowledges Continental Tyre SA’s commitment to the community by...

    Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has once again emerged victorious at the annual PMR.africa awards, earning its 12th consecutive Diamond Arrow Award in the category for Tyre Manufacturers.

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    Jan Braai shares his essential braai tips on Heritage Day


    Ford ‘For South Africa’ Campaign celebrates Heritage Day


    Ford is the vehicle sponsor for Jan Braai’s TV show Braai vir Erfenis

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 23 September 2020 – South Africa’s Heritage Day, often referred to as National Braai Day, is considered the equivalent to global holidays like Thanksgiving...

    South Africa’s Heritage Day, often referred to as National Braai Day, is considered the equivalent to global holidays like Thanksgiving Day, St Patrick’s Day, and the likes. To South Africans there is perhaps no better way to celebrate this special day than with friends, family and food.

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    South Africa is a diverse country full of culture, rich in history and full of flavour. In celebration of Heritage month, Vanessa Crichton has introduced some of our countries most iconic dishes to the Baby Tastes and Kiddies Tastes menu that your little ones will love with our Local is Lekker range.
    What is Baby Tastes?
    Baby tastes has been a nutritious meal supplier for...

    South Africa is a diverse country full of culture, rich in history and full of flavour. In celebration of Heritage month, Vanessa Crichton has introduced some of our countries most iconic dishes to the Baby Tastes and Kiddies Tastes menu that your little ones will love with our Local is Lekker range.

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    In tribute to Burt Reynolds, the lead in the original 1981 movie, The Cannonball Run, who passed away in 2018, the Cannonballers gathered on a fine morning on Friday 18th September 2020 at Zwartkops Raceway for the annual running of the Round Table Cannonball Run Africa.
    Since 2003, Cannonballers have been gathering from around the country to take part. Entries were limited to...

    In tribute to Burt Reynolds, the lead in the original 1981 movie, The Cannonball Run, who passed away in 2018, the Cannonballers gathered on a fine morning on Friday 18th September 2020 at Zwartkops Raceway for the annual running of the Round Table Cannonball Run Africa.

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    PORT ELIZABETH – Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSA) has been busy this year with many changes to some of its most popular models. Speaking at a virtual media briefing this week Dominic Rimmer, Senior Vice President Technical Operations said, “despite challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and the national lockdown the engineering and product development team at Isuzu has been...

    Next Gen D-Max - 22 Sep 20

    Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSA) has been busy this year with many changes to some of its most popular models. Speaking at a virtual media briefing this week Dominic Rimmer, Senior Vice President Technical Operations said, “despite challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and the national lockdown the engineering and product development team at Isuzu has been hard at work making changes to the current line-up of vehicles with some key updates for 2020 as well as doing engineering and durability...

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    Between 2017 and 2019, Ford’s Global Caring Month – through grants from Ford Motor Company Fund – has sponsored sewing courses for unemployed people in Port Elizabeth
    The Al-Fidaa Foundation provides accredited training courses for those without jobs, giving them essential skills to establish their own small businesses and generate an income
    The course teaches the mostly...

    Ford’s Global Caring Month, held annually in September, is the company’s signature event that sees Ford volunteers around the world tackling hundreds of projects to uplift and empower communities.

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    Two Goodyear teams finish on the LMP2 podium 
    Goodyear’s first 24 Hours of Le Mans since 2006
    Goodyear Blimp captivates the paddock and fans around the world

    Goodyear made a triumphant comeback to the world’s most prestigious endurance race this weekend, with two Goodyear partner teams finishing on the podium in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the return of the Goodyear...

    Goodyear made a triumphant comeback to the world’s most prestigious endurance race this weekend, with two Goodyear partner teams finishing on the podium in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the return of the Goodyear Blimp to a European race event.

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    VWSA chosen as joint winner in Business category
    The award recognises VWSA’s efforts against Covid-19

    Uitenhage – In honour of their contribution to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was among the category winners recognised in 2020 The Herald Citizen of the Year Awards. This year, these annual awards focused on honouring...

    In honour of their contribution to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was among the category winners recognised in 2020 The Herald Citizen of the Year Awards.

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    CoCre8 Solidarity e Race – Superhero
    The world has been in some varying degrees of lockdown; will we ever recover? Will we survive financially? Will our loved ones be safe? We at Solidarity e Race have tried to remain as positive as possible in all our ventures. We have attempted to bring a bit of sanity and fun to all those who have been with us since the first e Race almost...

    The world has been in some varying degrees of lockdown; will we ever recover? Will we survive financially? Will our loved ones be safe? We at Solidarity e Race have tried to remain as positive as possible in all our ventures.

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    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer powered their way to impressive fourth-place finish in their FIA class Ford Castrol Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Ranger


    Lance Woolridge and Elvéne Vonk finished sixth overall


    Two privateer NWM Ford Ranger V8s dominated the highly competitive Class T – and finished in the overall top 10


    Qualifying: 40km, Loop 1: 178km, Loop 2:...

    The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team emerged with a solid tally of championship points after a dry and dusty but thrilling Total Agri 400, staged at NAMPO Park near Bothaville in the Free State this weekend (18 and 19 September).

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    Long wait finally over as Volkswagen’s brand new Golf 8 GTI is  scheduled to make its GTC debut
    Mpumalanga’s Red Star Raceway near Delmas will play host to Round 1 of the 2020 Global Touring Car Series
    Volkswagen expects tough competition from rest of the field that also consists of a number of new cars
    Keagan Masters eager to defend his Driver’s title
    Volkswagen ready to...

    This is the moment that South African motorsport fans have been waiting for; not only will South Africa’s premier circuit racing series, the Global Touring Cars (GTC) finally get underway, but Volkswagen’s brand new Golf 8 GTI take on the competition around the Red Star Raceway near Delmas.

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    Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce that it has attained Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 6 Contributor Status under the Amended Codes of Good Practice. After the Codes of Good Practice were amended and promulgated in 2015, Goodyear improved its status from Level 8. This was achieved by Goodyear forming a project team that made a concerted effort to...

    Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce that it has attained Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 6 Contributor Status under the Amended Codes of Good Practice. After the Codes of Good Practice were amended and promulgated in 2015, Goodyear improved its status from Level 8.

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    Goodyear Blimp to fly at 24 Hours of Le Mans and Nürburgring
    First flight over a European race for more than 35 years
    Latest Goodyear Blimp debuted in Europe earlier this summer
    Builds on century-long relationship between Goodyear and Zeppelin

    For many Formula 1 and Le Mans fans of the seventies and eighties, the arrival of the Goodyear Blimp was a truly memorable...

    For many Formula 1 and Le Mans fans of the seventies and eighties, the arrival of the Goodyear Blimp was a truly memorable moment.

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    The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth is one of the Eastern Cape’s top exporters, having won its fourth annual Exporter of the Year award from Exporters Eastern Cape this year
    As part of Ford’s global supply chain, the Struandale Engine Plant produces machined components and fully assembly engines for the domestic market, as well as direct and indirect...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s Struandale Engine Plant, based in Port Elizabeth, is renowned as one of the Eastern Cape’s leading exporters, having recently won its fourth Best Exporter OEM award from Exporters Eastern Cape.

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    Ford released limited edition Cortina Springbok, referred to by many as the ‘bokkie bakkie’


    Many believe that the customary word ‘bakkie’ was first used on the Cortina


    Fully restored and extremely rare example joins Ford’s Heritage Month celebration in South Africa

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 18 September 2020 – A few years after the first Cortina bakkie was...

    Cortina Springbok - 18 Sep 20

    A few years after the first Cortina bakkie was launched in South Africa in 1971, Ford released a limited edition of the Cortina MK3 bakkie, badged the Cortina Springbok edition. This unique vehicle, designed to commemorate the All Blacks rugby tour to South Africa, started a trend for the many iconic nameplates that would later arrive in Ford’s 96-year history in the country.

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    Volkswagen partners with BlackIvy in Ghana with shared commitment to Ghana made craftsmanship  
    The collaboration is pursuing green mobility and making efficient cars and well-built homes affordable


    Accra/Uitenhage – Volkswagen Ghana and BlackIvy Ghana have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate towards the mutual goal of sustainable mobility, green...

    Volkswagen Ghana and BlackIvy Ghana have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate towards the mutual goal of sustainable mobility, green growth and more affordable cars and homes in Ghana.

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    For the launch of the new 595 Monster Energy Yamaha special series – to be presented together with the 595 Scorpioneoro special series on September 18th – Abarth returns to the windshields of the YZR-M1 ridden by Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi from the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team, at the “TISSOT Emilia-Romagna and Riviera di Rimini Grand Prix”, to be run on the...

    Abarth returns to the windshields of the YZR-M1 ridden by Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi from the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team, at the “TISSOT Emilia-Romagna and Riviera di Rimini Grand Prix”, to be run on the international circuit at Misano, named after the racer Marco Simoncelli, next weekend, September 18th to 20th

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    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa Retail Price List

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    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa Retail Price List

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    Goodyear makes long-awaited Le Mans comeback
    Five teams choose Goodyear for 24-hour marathon
    Goodyear predicts record-breaking pace

    Goodyear is aiming to add a comeback win to its record of 14 victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans when it makes its long-awaited return to the world’s most prestigious endurance race this month. This month’s race will be the first Le Mans to...

    Goodyear is aiming to add a comeback win to its record of 14 victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans when it makes its long-awaited return to the world’s most prestigious endurance race this month.

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    Click here to watch the launch video
    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa launches most stylish Pajero Sport to date
    Model range expanded to three new derivatives
    New Pajero Sport Exceed added to the range

    JOHANNESBURG. – Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) is taking an upmarket approach with the launch of the latest version of the New Pajero Sport, including a new Dynamic...

    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) is taking an upmarket approach with the launch of the latest version of the New Pajero Sport, including a new Dynamic Shield front grille, new features, and additional luxuries.

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    Round 3 of  South Africa’s most competitive racing series scheduled for 25 and 26 September
    The Red Star Raceway near Delmas in Mpumalanga will host three Oettinger Polo Cup Races
    Racing fraternity will still adhere to Covid-19 regulations and protocols
    Capetonian and championship points leader Dario Busi will be the man to watch
    Busi will however face stiff opposition...

    It has taken nine months but the hotly contested Oettinger Polo Cup series will finally reach the third round of action following Round 1 at Zwartkops way back in March and the first post Covid-19 race early in August, also at Zwartkops.

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    The latest evolution of the Prancing Horse GT 2+ Spider unveiled
    The Portofino M bursts with innovations that boost its extreme versatility and the pleasure of en plein air driving
    New technical content includes a 620 cv V8 turbo, 5-position Manettino with Race mode, and a new 8-speed gearbox
    Maranello, 16 September 2020 – The Ferrari Portofino M, the evolution of the...

    Portofino M - 16 Sep 20

    The Ferrari Portofino M, the evolution of the Prancing Horse’s 2+ GT spider, the Ferrari Portofino, was unveiled today.

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    Ranger models equipped with useful technologies to make life easier and safer


    Terrain Management System, including Baja mode on Ranger Raptor, can be operated at the press of a button

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 16 September 2020 – Identifying the details that separate a good bakkie from a great one is all in a day’s work for the team behind the all-conquering Ford...

    Identifying the details that separate a good bakkie from a great one is all in a day’s work for the team behind the all-conquering Ford Ranger.

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    Motorsport provides the toughest laboratory for testing and developing new products, and the old adage of ‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ applies not just to car manufacturers but to companies like Goodyear, too. For this reason, Goodyear has had a rich involvement in various forms of racing for several decades and is proud to have more Formula 1 wins than any other tyre...

    Motorsport provides the toughest laboratory for testing and developing new products, and the old adage of ‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ applies not just to car manufacturers but to companies like Goodyear, too.

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