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    Abarth prevails in the "Design" category for the first time.
    Abarth 595 and Abarth 695 heads the "Design" ranking in the "Mini Cars" class.
    Abarth 124 spider wins the "Convertibles up to 50,000 Euro" category.  

    As in 2018, Abarth is among the winners of the "Best Brands" competition of the famous German automotive magazine Auto Bild. The news this year is the overall...

    As in 2018, Abarth is among the winners of the "Best Brands" competition of the famous German automotive magazine Auto Bild. The news this year is the overall victory of Abarth in the "Design" category across all car classes.

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    Midrand – FCA South Africa dealerships across the country will be hosting a Night of Miracles sales marathon event for the first time in South Africa. Join us in this unique event to see for yourself if miracles are only a thing of the past, or if they are still very present nowadays. This unique event will commence on Tuesday, 26 March at 08:00 and will run for 36 straight...

    FCA South Africa dealerships across the country will be hosting a Night of Miracles sales marathon event for the first time in South Africa.

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    Outdoor exploration for the whole family, made easier and more fun: Adventure Included
    With today’s pace, everyone needs a break. Getting outdoors with your family and friends is one of the best ways to recharge. Many people think that getting involved in the ‘outdoor lifestyle’ requires lots of planning. This is not the case – Adventure Included offers a user-friendly online...

    Outdoor exploration for the whole family, made easier and more fun: Adventure Included

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    R70.9 million committed to support black-owned companies
    Four companies funded – two are already VWSA suppliers

    Uitenhage - Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has committed to continue supporting and developing black owned suppliers through the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust.
    The Board of Trustees of the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust hosted a special event...

    Uitenhage - Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has committed to continue supporting and developing black owned suppliers through the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust.

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    Tiger Wheel & Tyre is giving customers another good reason to remain loyal to the country’s most award-winning and trusted wheel and tyre company. The company has announced the introduction of a new fast and simple online search functionality that will reveal a customer’s vehicle’s tyre sizes.
    Now, when customers take to the web to search for tyres, recalling which size to...

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre is giving customers another good reason to remain loyal to the country’s most award-winning and trusted wheel and tyre company.

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    There will be three major focus areas at this year’s Automechanika Johannesburg. The trade fair for the automotive aftermarket takes place at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 18-21 September 2019. Each of the first three days is being dedicated to a specific focus area: innovation on the Wednesday, skills development on the Thursday and “buy local” on the Friday.
    This year’s event...

    There will be three major focus areas at this year’s Automechanika Johannesburg.

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    Waze, the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app now available for SYNC 3 in South Africa


    Available through Ford SYNC® 3 AppLink®, Waze users can simply plug their compatible phone into a SYNC 3-equipped vehicle and project the app directly onto their vehicle touch screen


    For owners of Ford SYNC 3-equipped vehicles, in-dashboard Waze integration...

    Waze users in South Africa can now project the app’s real-time traffic and navigation service onto the touch screen in Ford vehicles

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    “Haval is not just another Brand, we are very customer orientated, as we truly understand that without happy customers, we simply don’t have a business.” This was the opening line to the welcome message from National Sales Manager, Tyrone Alberts when he addressed the Western Cape Haval and GWM owners at the recently held owners weekend for the area.
    Haval Motor South Africa...

    “Haval is not just another Brand, we are very customer orientated, as we truly understand that without happy customers, we simply don’t have a business.”

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    Weather: FP3: sunny and dry, 22-24°C air, 43-46°C track; Qualifying: sunny and dry, 23°C air, 34-39°C track
    Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG:
    “Overall, the qualifying was a good one. While Antonio showed a very strong performance in Q1, Kimi delivered a strong performance in Q2. Our pace has been promising so far and we are...

    2019 Formula One Rolex Australian Grand Prix – Qualifying – Saturday

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    Eighth win in a row for Ford Ranger in Car Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys Awards for 2019


    Ranger remains top-selling double cab bakkie in SA, with imminent launch of even more accomplished New Ranger


    Ford Everest, EcoSport and Fiesta named runners-up in respective categories

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 March 2019 – The Ford Ranger claimed top honours at Car...

    The Ford Ranger claimed top honours at Car Magazine’s annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards held in Johannesburg on 12 March, 2019. The win marked the Ranger’s eighth consecutive win in the hotly contested Double Cab Bakkie category.

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    Class T champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable get title defence off to a perfect start with victory in Dullstroom


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer produce tenacious drive to finish second


    Qualifying: 64km, Loop 1: 160km, Loop 2: 160km, Total: 384km

    DULLSTROOM, South Africa, 16 March 2019 – The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team stamped its authority on the...

    The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team stamped its authority on the opening round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) this weekend by taking the top two places in Class T at the Mpumalanga 400.

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    Midrand, 15 March 2019 – Of the 22 starters at Killarney in Cape Town tomorrow for Round One of the Mopar SA Endurance Series, one will the be the reigning Index of Performance championship-winning Alfa Romeo Giulietta. The team has a different driver line-up for the 2019 championship, Bradley Scorer vacating the seat for Keegan Ward, while Theo Van Vuuren continues.
    The NSA...

    Of the 22 starters at Killarney in Cape Town tomorrow for Round One of the Mopar SA Endurance Series, one will the be the reigning Index of Performance championship-winning Alfa Romeo Giulietta.

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    Isuzu dealers in South Africa are serious about transformation. Take Köhler Auto in Mpumalanga for example. The dealership, which has a proud history of servicing the local community since its establishment in 1925, has recently transformed to be a 51% black-owned dealership.
    Köhler Auto Dealer Principal and Managing Director Max Köhler said negotiations started around June...

    Isuzu dealers in South Africa are serious about transformation. Take Köhler Auto in Mpumalanga for example.

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    Awards recognise exceptional performance, great brand ambassadors and outstanding customer service
    Cargo Motors Bedfordview takes top honours as Overall Aftersales Dealer of the Year 2018
    Ronnie’s Motors East London scooped the Most Improved Aftersales Customer Satisfaction Award 2018
    The CEO’s Award for the Top Sales Executive 2018 was awarded to Dylan Tucker of Fiat...

    South Africa’s top-performing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) dealers were honoured at the annual FCA Sales and Aftersales Conference, held at Emperor’s Palace last night.

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    ISUZU Motors South Africa this week delivered two water tank trucks to the disaster relief organisation, Gift of the Givers, to help with the water crisis in Makhanda (Grahamstown).
    Gift of the Givers Director of Strategic Planning Badr Kazi said the clean water will be trucked from boreholes drilled at various locations across the Makhanda municipal area to strategic points...

    ISUZU Motors South Africa this week delivered two water tank trucks to the disaster relief organisation, Gift of the Givers, to help with the water crisis in Makhanda (Grahamstown).

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    Well-renowned Car Magazine hosted their prestigious annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards on 12th March in Gauteng.
    These awards serve as a definitive guide for purchasing of new vehicles for consumers in the market.
    There are 12 Categories put forward culminating in the ultimate of COMPANY OF THE YEAR award, with winners and runners-up recognized per category.
    Renault South Africa...

    Well-renowned Car Magazine hosted their prestigious annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards on 12th March in Gauteng.

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    The readers of the French magazine SUV Crossover named Jeep Renegade “Urban SUV Of the Year 2019”

    The new Jeep Renegade, introduced across Europe in fall last year, has been crowned  “SUV Crossover Urbain de l’Année” (Urban SUV Crossover Of The Year) by the expert readers of the specialist French magazine SUV Crossover (published by Editions Larivière).
    According  to...

    The new Jeep Renegade, introduced across Europe in fall last year, has been crowned “SUV Crossover Urbain de l’Année” (Urban SUV Crossover Of The Year) by the expert readers of the specialist French magazine SUV Crossover (published by Editions Larivière).

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    March 12, 2019, Johannesburg: Mahindra’s most iconic off-roader, the Mahindra Thar, has received a major off-road boost for 2019 with the launch of the Thar Adventure Series model.
    The Thar Adventure Series is a special edition equipped with a host of off-road accessories that meet the needs of every off-road enthusiast. It is available immediately from dealers across the...

    Mahindra’s most iconic off-roader, the Mahindra Thar, has received a major off-road boost for 2019 with the launch of the Thar Adventure Series model.

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    Hyundai Motorsport has added important points to its FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) manufacturers' total with Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo scoring for their respective fourth and ninth place finishes on the weekend in Rally Mexico.
    Sunday's itinerary included the 21 km Alfaro test, the 25,07km Mesa Cuata stage (including large sections of the El Chocolate route), as...

    Hyundai Motorsport has added important points to its FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) manufacturers' total with Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo scoring for their respective fourth and ninth place finishes on the weekend in Rally Mexico.

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    PORT ELIZABETH - When Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality needed to upgrade its existing fire-fighting fleet, they procured these tough fire-fighting machines right on their door step. 
    Locally built at Isuzu Motors South Africa’s Port Elizabeth truck plant, the Isuzu FXZ 26-360 6x4 fitted with an Allison 4430PR automatic transmission, was modified for its purpose a few...

    When Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality needed to upgrade its existing fire-fighting fleet, they procured these tough fire-fighting machines right on their door step.

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    Messe Frankfurt South Africa, organizers of the Photo & Video Experience, has announced a premiere partnership with one of the world’s most prestigious motoring brands - Lamborghini South Africa.
    The Photo & Video Experience will be held from 26-28 July 2019 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg. The event has received a very positive response, with leading...

    Messe Frankfurt South Africa, organizers of the Photo & Video Experience, has announced a premiere partnership with one of the world’s most prestigious motoring brands - Lamborghini South Africa.

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    Annual targets met: sales 44.4 billion Euros, adjusted EBIT margin 9.3 percent
    Executive Board’s dividend proposal: 4.75 Euros per share (up 0.25 Euros)
    Net income of 2.9 billion Euros almost at a record level (14.49 Euros per share)
    Continental reaffirming annual guidance despite continued weak markets
    Powertrain business will trade on the market under the name...

    Continental has successfully concluded fiscal 2018. The DAX company’s sales totalled €44.4 billion and the adjusted EBIT margin was 9.3 percent, which meant that the technology company achieved its adjusted annual targets.

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    On International Women’s Day, March 8, the Jeep® brand is kicking off a new activity dedicated to the women who support Juventus Football Club: photos and video portraying their enthusiasm for the team will be on the big screens at the Allianz Stadium in Turin
    Friday March 8 is International Women’s Day, so to mark the occasion, the Jeep® brand will be kicking off a tribute to...

    On International Women’s Day, March 8, the Jeep® brand is kicking off a new activity dedicated to the women who support Juventus Football Club

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    Tokyo, March 5, 2019 - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is giving the MITSUBISHI ENGELBERG TOURER new-generation crossover SUV its global premiere at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show, March 5th through 17th. Embodying the "Drive your Ambition" corporate global tagline, the MITSUBISHI ENGELBERG TOURER uses MMC's own and advanced electrification and all-wheel control...

    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is giving the MITSUBISHI ENGELBERG TOURER new-generation crossover SUV its global premiere at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show

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    Over R1-million sponsorship provided by Ford for 30 special needs athletes


    2019 Special Olympics Summer World Games takes place from 14 to 21 March


    SA National Team will compete in football, futsal (five-a-side female soccer), table tennis, equestrian, bocce, open-water swimming, athletics and golf

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 08 March 2019 – Ford Motor Company of...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is helping make the dream of competing on the international sports stage a reality for 30 South African National Team athletes who will be participating in the 2019 Special Olympics Summer World Games in the United Arab Emirates.

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    The T-Cross joins the Tiguan and Touareg in the Volkswagen SUV model range
    The sporty and stylish Volkswagen T-Roc confirmed for local market introduction in 2020

    Johannesburg – In the second half of the year, Volkswagen will introduce its first compact SUV to the model line-up. The T-Cross will join the Tiguan and Touareg in the Volkswagen SUV model range and advance the...

    In the second half of the year, Volkswagen will introduce its first compact SUV to the model line-up.

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    Ford and Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) welcome Castrol as co-sponsor for the 2019 SA Cross Country Series (SACCS)


    Reigning Class T champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable begin title defence at Mpumalanga 400 in Dullstroom, on 15 and 16 March


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer compete in Class T for opening round, will debut new FIA-class NWM Ford Ranger...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team proved its mettle by taking the Class T championship honours last year in the highly competitive South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), and they are as determined as ever to retain the title – now with the backing of Castrol as a co-sponsor for 2019.

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    Today, Goodyear South Africa announced the official opening of an onsite gym facility for its employees at the Goodyear Recreational Centre in Uitenhage.
    Goodyear embarked on a journey to make the Goodyear gym a reality a few years ago following a request by employees. This is a free of charge access gym facility for Goodyear employees and is aligned to a Goodyear global...

    Goodyear South Africa announced the official opening of an onsite gym facility for its employees at the Goodyear Recreational Centre in Uitenhage.

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    The mid-rear-engined two-seater berlinetta that pays homage to the most powerful  V8 in Ferrari history
    Maranello, 5 March 2019 - The F8 Tributo is the new mid-rear-engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse’s classic two-seater berlinetta. It is a car with unique characteristics and, as its name implies, is an homage to the most powerful...

    The F8 Tributo is the new mid-rear-engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse’s classic two-seater berlinetta. It is a car with unique characteristics and, as its name implies, is an homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history.

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    Driving your ambition gets a new twist early in March with the Mitsubishi Motors Golf Day in support of the exciting new JOE lil’brary.
    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa invites golfers to a worthy cause, the Mitsubishi Motors Golf Day, and help share the joy of reading with children by assisting JOE lil’brary.
    JOE lil’brary is a rather unique but extremely clever concept to...

    Driving your ambition gets a new twist early in March with the Mitsubishi Motors Golf Day in support of the exciting new JOE lil’brary.

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    Mazda Motor Corporation made the world premiere of the second model in its new-generation lineup, the Mazda CX-30 compact crossover SUV. As a new core model that sits between the CX-3 and CX-5 models, the new CX-30 will launch to the Southern Africa market in the first quarter of 2020. The Mazda CX-3 and CX-5 will remain part of Mazda SA’s current lineup.
    The CX-30 is a new...

    Mazda Motor Corporation made the world premiere of the second model in its new-generation lineup, the Mazda CX-30 compact crossover SUV.

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    Extra Styling & Specifications
    Opel’s core brand characteristic is to always offer customers more than they expect in the respective vehicle class.
    In celebration of our brand’s solid reputation and OPEL’s 120 years in the vehicle industry, the OPEL CORSA 120Y SPECIAL EDITION will be in our country available for purchase from mid-March. Based on the ever popular and...

    In celebration of our brand’s solid reputation and OPEL’s 120 years in the vehicle industry, the OPEL CORSA 120Y SPECIAL EDITION will be in our country available for purchase from mid-March.

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    Company earns exclusive tyre fitment on Local Motors ‘Olli’ vehicle
    Driverless shuttle added to company testing fleet to study future mobility solutions
    Autonomous vehicles introduce different tyre needs due to unique design

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 14, 2019 – The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company is expanding its ongoing work with autonomous or driverless vehicles, which...

    The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company is expanding its ongoing work with autonomous or driverless vehicles, which includes being named the exclusive tyre supplier for a leading autonomous passenger shuttle.

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    First Concept Model Designed Under “BOLDER” Design Concept, The Evolved Form of “Dynamic x Solid” Design Identity
    Subaru Corporation yesterday unveiled the Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept*1 at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show.
    The “Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept” is the first concept vehicle designed under the new “BOLDER” design philosophy. 
    The “BOLDER” design...

    Subaru Corporation yesterday unveiled the Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept*1 at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show.

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    For its 120th anniversary, Fiat is presenting the Fiat Concept Centoventi concept car, a new milestone in the history of Fiat, in Geneva.
    A pioneer of democratic mobility throughout its history, today Fiat is offering an electric mobility solution affordable for all.
    "Democratising" everything trend-setting is part of the brand's DNA: "The ABC of cars. Affordable But...

    The 2019 Geneva International Motor Show sees the debut of the Fiat Concept Centoventi, the concept car that perfectly expresses the Italian brand's idea of electric mass mobility in the near future.

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    The return of an RS icon: the introduction of the new Audi RS 4 Avant
    Excellent design in RS form: the introduction of the new Audi RS 5 Sportback
    These new additions to the Audi Sport range are now available for sale in South Africa

    05 March, 2019, Johannesburg. The Audi Sport portfolio of models is gaining two new exciting members in the form of the Audi RS 4 Avant and...

    The Audi Sport portfolio of models is gaining two new exciting members in the form of the Audi RS 4 Avant and RS 5 Sportback, now available in South Africa.

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    Preview of the new Jeep® Renegade and Jeep Compass with plug-in hybrid electric technology
    New PHEV technology enhances the Jeep off-road performance taking advantage of the high torque control during take-off
    The combined action ofthe two propulsion systems delivers up to 240 hp
    Both Jeep SUVs feature batteries which can be recharged by the internal combustion engine or...

    The Jeep brand continues to surprise audiences at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show.

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    Today, the FCA Group will be sharing its vision on the mobility of the future with the media.
    The triple reveal will be hosted in the new, symbolic Agorà set up at the Geneva Motor Show.
    The grand event will be streamed live from 10.45 a.m. CET, at this link.

    FCA chose the prestigious stage of Geneva for three important world previews for Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep®, in...

    FCA chose the prestigious stage of Geneva for three important world previews for Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep®, in one, grand event

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    Goodyear SuperSport range are race-inspired tyres, which can be used on and off track
    Caters to growing Ultra Ultra High Performance (UUHP) segment

    After their announcement late last year, Goodyear is now presenting its flagship performance tyres at the Geneva International Motor Show 2019. Attendees of the motor show will be able to witness the Goodyear Eagle F1...

    After their announcement late last year, Goodyear is now presenting its flagship performance tyres at the Geneva International Motor Show 2019.

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    Goodyear and Klairmont Kollections unveil restored Golden Sahara II on translucent Goodyear tyres at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show
    In collaboration with Klairmont Kollections, Goodyear unveiled the restored Golden Sahara II at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. An iconic custom car of the 1950s and 60s, the Golden Sahara II was one of the first concepts of...

    Goodyear and Klairmont Kollections unveil restored Golden Sahara II on translucent Goodyear tyres at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

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