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    On Mandela Day this week employees at Kanu Commercial Body Builders rolled up their sleeves – not for their usual day job which is to design and build truck bodies, but to pack 500 gift parcels for the underprivileged aged in Port Elizabeth. 
    Kanu leadership leveraged this opportunity for team-building and divided the workforce, which included on-site contractors, into the...

    On Mandela Day this week employees at Kanu Commercial Body Builders rolled up their sleeves – not for their usual day job which is to design and build truck bodies, but to pack 500 gift parcels for the underprivileged aged in Port Elizabeth.

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    Most exciting form of circuit racing is set to provide highlight as season enters second half
    Bradley Liebenberg and defending champion Jeffrey Kruger are tied at the top on 125 championship points
    Falken Polo Cup returns to Pretoria’s Zwartkops for Round 5 of the championship
    Tight battle for third behind the two leaders
    Volkswagen’s Mogotsi still within striking...

    South Africa’s success story of circuit racing, the Falken Polo Cup is set to thrill crowds and racefans alike when the season enters its second half over the weekend of 26 and 27 July.

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    Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe occupy second and third on the drivers’ points table
    Bradley Liebenberg leads GTC2
    Volkswagen in command of GTC and GTC2 title race for manufacturers
    Second half of the season to kick off at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway


    Pretoria. The second half of the 2019 Global Touring Car Series, South Africa’s premier circuit racing formula, is set...

    The second half of the 2019 Global Touring Car Series, South Africa’s premier circuit racing formula, is set to commence on the weekend of 26 and 27 July when the respective championship battles will take place at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway.

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    “History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.” - Taking these famous words by former president Nelson Mandela to heart, children were at the centre of the Mandela Week celebrations hosted by Isuzu Motors South Africa across South Africa this week.
    In remembrance of the late great stateman’s birthday week, Isuzu reached out to some of the...

    “History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.” - Taking these famous words by former president Nelson Mandela to heart, children were at the centre of the Mandela Week celebrations hosted by Isuzu Motors South Africa across South Africa this week.

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    Ford South Africa donated R1-million to Afribiz Foundation to support 67 000 school girls with locally-made, eco-friendly reusable sanitary packs for Mandela Day
    In Pretoria, 77 schools will receive the donations, along with 18 schools in Port Elizabeth
    Initiative addresses the issue of girls missing three to five days of school per month due to a lack of access to feminine...

    Ford South Africa is reaching out to young women for Mandela Day this year by supporting a project that will be providing 67 000 learners with locally-made, eco-friendly reusable feminine hygiene products.

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    Mazda3 is part of a long line of groundbreaking Mazda vehicles that have helped make it the best-selling Mazda in the world. Available in over 120 countries around the world, the Mazda3 has sold over 6 million units since its debut in 2003 and accounts for more than 30% of the company’s annual sales volume.
    The 7th generation Mazda3 sets a new milestone as the first production...

    Mazda3 is part of a long line of groundbreaking Mazda vehicles that have helped make it the best-selling Mazda in the world.

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    Hinwil, 17th July 2019 – Sauber Motorsport AG, which operates and manages the Alfa Romeo Racing team in the Formula One World Championship, are pleased to announce that Head of Aerodynamics, Jan Monchaux, will be promoted to the position of Technical Director, starting from August 1st, 2019.
    The move will follow the departure of current Technical Director, Simone Resta, at the...

    Sauber Motorsport AG, which operates and manages the Alfa Romeo Racing team in the Formula One World Championship, are pleased to announce that Head of Aerodynamics, Jan Monchaux, will be promoted to the position of Technical Director, starting from August 1st, 2019.

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    SHE-MOVES is a sustainable mobility programme from Ford Motor Company and Ford Fund, dedicated to empowering women and children and providing access to mobility
    Strengthen Her: Mobilizing Ventures for Social Innovation (SHE-MOVES) supports community ventures led by Uhambo Foundation in South Africa and Shuttlers in Nigeria
    Ford South Africa is donating a Tourneo Custom to...

    Ford Motor Company and its philanthropic arm, the Ford Motor Company Fund, have launched a grants programme to support social enterprises that benefit women and children while developing sustainable mobility solutions globally.

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    Extensive investment in Ford’s local operations has enabled highest-ever production capacity of up to 168 000 vehicles per year and crucial export-driven success
    Ford continues setting the trends with New Ranger, New Everest and the exciting and exceptionally capable first-ever Ranger Raptor
    Continuing investment in employees, empowerment opportunities for the community and...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has emerged from a comprehensive investment and production expansion programme ready to meet the demands of a growing export-driven business in South Africa.

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    Ford, with more than 100 years of truck heritage, is entering a white space segment of extremely small pickups by petitioning the Unicode Consortium to add a pickup truck emoji to the approved list of icons


    Representing global truck customers with its petition to the arbiter that determines worldwide text standards, the first-ever pickup truck emoji also celebrates World...

    With billions of emoji sent daily and nearly every mode of transportation including cars, scooters, boats, spaceships and ski lifts among the 3,000 approved icons available to emoji users, truck fans noticed a glaring omission

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    Third shift commences in August 2019, adds 1 200 new jobs including 104 skilled artisans and technicians
    Expanded production adds approximately 10 000 new jobs within the total value chain
    Three-shift pattern ramps up production from 506 to a peak of 720 vehicles per day as local and international demand increases for the New Ford Ranger
    Ford’s turnover accounts for 1...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is introducing a third shift to its vehicle assembly operations at the Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria to meet the growing international and local demand for the New Ranger, Ranger Raptor and Everest.

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    125 volunteers take part in Show of Hands
    40 000 meals packed for children at Early Childhood Development centres

    Johannesburg – With 125 pairs of hands working together, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) contributed to the fight against hunger this past weekend.
    In the spirit of Mandela Day, 125 volunteers - consisting of VWSA employees based in Gauteng and their...

    With 125 pairs of hands working together, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) contributed to the fight against hunger this past weekend.

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    Last weekend the most important event of the Jeep® Owners Group (J.O.G.) took place in San Martino di Castrozza, Italy.
    Eco-sustainable: the Camp Jeep area was set up using 100 cubic metres of tree trunks totalling 250 tons of wood, all sourced from trees which collapsed in the neighbouring forests during last October storms.
    The sixth Camp Jeep was a great success: over...

    This year’s Camp Jeep was a spectacular edition that succeeded in engaging the highest ever number of people in the history of the event

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    Audi’s non-traditional approach to brand building has been awarded with an advertising effectiveness award, this time in the retail space
    The Q-model retail campaign featuring Nomzamo Mbatha offered stand out value for the premium automotive brand
    This is Audi’s second and consecutive APEX win

    Johannesburg, July 15, 2019 – Last year, in an unconventional step for a...

    Last year, in an unconventional step for a retail brand campaign, Audi’s Q-model campaign took on a non-traditional approach on how its sales message was to be received in the market.

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    The launch of the All-New Renault Duster SUV, in October 2018, has been a resounding success with a 50% increase in Duster sales.
    The New Duster range was complemented by the introduction of the much-anticipated Renault Duster 4x4 earlier this year, and now welcomes the Duster TechRoad derivative to this ever-popular range.
    The TechRoad displays the same strong DNA and...

    The launch of the All-New Renault Duster SUV, in October 2018, has been a resounding success with a 50% increase in Duster sales.

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    Literacy Centres opened at James Ntungwana, Vuba and Noninzi Luzipho Primary schools in KwaNobuhle
    Volkswagen operates five Literacy Centres to improve literacy among learners under the age of 10

    Uitenhage – Reaffirming its commitment to eradicating illiteracy at primary school level, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) opened three new Literacy Centres at schools across...

    Uitenhage – Reaffirming its commitment to eradicating illiteracy at primary school level, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) opened three new Literacy Centres at schools across KwaNobuhle in Uitenhage.

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    Weather: overcast, 18.1-18.8°C air, 28.4-27.9°C track
    Silverstone and its history. The Alfetta and its heritage. Kimi and his unmistakeable style. The British Grand Prix weekend was a thrilling one in a unique setting and with great characters – definitive proof that Old School still has got it.
    Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG:...

    2019 FIA Formula One Rolex British Grand Prix – Race – Sunday

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    PORT ELIZABETH - When Isuzu Motors South Africa says there’s work to do, they mean it. The company handed over three Isuzu D-MAX bakkies to the humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers.
    Known as South Africa’s hardest working bakkies, the vehicles set off to the community of Rocklands outside Port Elizabeth to deliver goods on their first day on the job.
    While two of the...

    When Isuzu Motors South Africa says there’s work to do, they mean it. The company handed over three Isuzu D-MAX bakkies to the humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers.

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    Tonale wins Readers’ Choice Design Award 2019
    The Tonale was revealed to the public at the Geneva motor show in March and made its UK debut at last week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed

    The Alfa Romeo Tonale concept has been honoured with the Readers’ Choice Design Award at this year’s influential Auto Express Awards, just days after it wowed the crowds with its UK debut at...

    The Alfa Romeo Tonale concept has been honoured with the Readers’ Choice Design Award at this year’s influential Auto Express Awards, just days after it wowed the crowds with its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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    The launch of the inaugural African Show for General Aviation, AERO South Africa, welcomed over 4200 visitors to Wonderboom National Airport last weekend. The 3-day event was presented by Messe Frankfurt South Africa in partnership with Messe Friedrichshafen – who organise Europe’s largest general aviation show – Aero Friedrichshafen.
    The event featured over 87 local and...

    The launch of the inaugural African Show for General Aviation, AERO South Africa, welcomed over 4200 visitors to Wonderboom National Airport last weekend.

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    Opel’s Grandland X just got Grander with an Increased Warranty & Additional Specifications!

    Now all new Grandland X models come with an exceptional 5 Years / 150 000 km Warranty as standard, giving you true peace-of-mind motoring – from Opel!

    Opel has responded to satisfying peace-of-mind vehicle ownership by an all-improved 5 Years / 150 000 km Warranty on the Opel...

    Now all new Grandland X models come with an exceptional 5 Years / 150 000 km Warranty as standard, giving you true peace-of-mind motoring – from Opel!

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    Volkswagen’s connectivity solution will debut with the launch of the new T-Cross later this year
    VW Connect dataplug offers Volkswagen customers an easy retrofit car connectivity solution
    Pre-sales of the T-Cross open from 15 July


    Johannesburg – Volkswagen’s new compact SUV, the T-Cross will be launched in South Africa in September this year.
    With its bold design and...

    Volkswagen’s new compact SUV, the T-Cross will be launched in South Africa in September this year.

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    Ford encourages all South Africans to make every day a Mandela Day
    Ford drives initiatives which empower people, encourage innovation, promote social mobility, and support communities
    Ford encourages its employees to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 11 July 2019 – For 67 years, the late, great Nelson Mandela fought for social...

    For 67 years, the late, great Nelson Mandela fought for social justice. Every year on his birth date, 18 July, individuals across the globe are asked to give just 67 minutes of their time in service to others.

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    To celebrate the victory of the first GP in the history of F1, which ran at Silverstone on May 13th, 1950, Alfa Romeo brings on the English racetrack the GP Tipo 159 "Alfetta", the evolution of the 158 that Nino Farina drove to win the first race.
    The car will lead the drivers’ parade before the race. Alfa Romeo Racing Team driver Kimi Räikkönen will be at the wheel.
    The...

    The legendary Alfa Romeo GP Tipo 159 “Alfetta”, which is the evolution of the 158 that won the first grand prix in the history of F1 (Silverstone, 13 May 1950) driven by Nino Farina, will be leading the way.

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    One of the major features at Camp Jeep will be the new Jeep Wrangler 1941 designed by Mopar.
    On display in the dedicated Mopar area, there will be two vehicles featuring this 100% street legal configuration - a 4-door Sahara with Ocean Blue Metallic Clear Coat exterior and a 2-door Rubicon with Hella Yella Clear Coat exterior, both fitted with Jeep Performance Parts capable of...

    One of the major features at Camp Jeep will be the new Jeep Wrangler 1941 designed by Mopar.

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    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi. These words rang true when Haval Motor Southern Africa commenced their second leg of the 2019 Haval Outreach expedition. The first week was about the cars and the scenery that is the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga but the second leg will forever be remembered as the time Haval Motors SA sought to be the change...

    Giving back feels good

    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi. These words rang true when Haval Motor Southern Africa commenced their second leg of the 2019 Haval Outreach expedition.

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    Four successful 2018/2019 Enactus Ford College Community Challenge (C3) honoured at awards ceremony for contributing to building sustainable communities
    New winners selected for sixth cycle of Enactus Ford C3 in 2019/2020 with projects addressing food security and skills development
    Ford C3 is a student-led signature educational programme of Ford Motor Company Fund, run in...

    Ford Motor Company continues building on its commitment to empowering the youth through education with the announcement of the winners of the Ford College Community Challenge (C3), run in partnership with global non-profit organisation Enactus.

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    Continental is a main partner of Tour de France which takes place from 6 to 28 July
    176 riders representing 22 teams will cover a race distance of 3 460 km for the 106th edition
    All official vehicles of the Tour are equipped with Continental’s award-winning PremiumContact 6 tyre which is manufactured in France

    Hanover, Germany, 9 July 2019 – The 106th edition of the Tour...

    The 106th edition of the Tour de France is in full swing after its official start in Brussels on Saturday 6 July, and promises to be truly exceptional with a multitude of milestones for its passionate fans to celebrate.

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