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VW international shows confidence in SA!

VW international shows confidence in SA!

This follows huge investment of R4,5billion commitment by VWSA for 2017 new products and infrastructure. This means new models will the assembled at Uitenhage factory in the next two years. The estimated R4.5 billion investment includes over R3 billion in production facilities and quality, around R1.5 billion in local supplier capacity and a further estimated […]

Elevated Nissan Qashqai an ultimate driving ‘xperience!

Elevated Nissan Qashqai an ultimate driving ‘xperience!

That is the Nissan’s Qashqai’s 1.6 CVT. Nissan has aimed somewhat higher when it comes to interior quality, with a fuss-free layout and premium quality materials. New to the model is a Drive-Assist Display with high-definition graphics and an adaptable ambient lighting system to create that perfect mood at night. Well, I sort of played […]

Be mocked by Mokka!

Be mocked by Mokka!

Opel launched the Mokka crossover in South Africa, albeit isn’t that new-with sales having begun in 2012. Ok, we’re still a developing State, if I may. During our pleasant test drive it had already made it presence felt abroad, but as things stand you enjoyed staring at it, yes YOU! It will be seen if […]

GM effecting changes as it continues to ‘care’ for its customers!

GM effecting changes as it continues to ‘care’ for its customers!

Ian Nicholls, the president and managing director of GM sub-Saharan Africa, said yesterday that the agreement would result in improved production volumes at its plant in both the short and longer terms “but the significant step-up will be in the longer term”. Nicholls added that South Africa was fast developing into a pick-up hub similar […]

Fiat set to launch new models in SA!

Fiat set to launch new models in SA!

The Fiat 500X makes its début on South African soil with a new compact crossover in the 500 family that marks the evolution of the brand and technology through the development in its DNA. A beauty with character, the new car explores a brand-new dimension of being 500, where a mature, elegant, all-Italian style “clothes” […]

The new Opel Adam is a city-slicker, agree?

The new Opel Adam is a city-slicker, agree?

South Africa has experienced three models:  the entry-level Adam, Adam Jam and the range-topping Adam Glam. Er, yeah, we know…  Anyway, each derivative has a choice of custom options, dealer-fittable accessories and a wide selection of paint colours. And thus far we’ve tested the chocolate and maroon colours in Jozi and Durban, respectively. Adam is […]

SA bound: Megane Turbo Sport Range!

SA bound: Megane Turbo Sport Range!

Following in the footsteps of the Mégane R.S. 265 LUX 2.0 Turbo which motored into Mzansi in February, it succeeds the Mégane R.S. 265 Trophy which debuted in SA in May 2012 and takes up the mantle of flagship of the Mégane Renault Sport range. A powerful, sporty yet sophisticatedly-styled addition to the highly acclaimed […]

MBSA produces millionth car unit!

MBSA produces millionth car unit!

Mercedes-Benz South Africa added another milestone to its journey and proud heritage of almost seventy years in the country with the one millionth Mercedes-Benz passenger car produced at its East London plant. The one millionth Mercedes-Benz passenger car is a white right-hand drive C200 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It was on 31 January 1958, 57 years ago, […]

GM International honours dealerships in SA!

GM International honours dealerships in SA!

They were among the 167 dealers in the region that received GM’s highest honour for its dealerships. Now in its 12th year, the GM International Grandmasters programme was created to reward GM’s best of the best dealers in the region for their excellence. Winners are selected based on vehicle and parts sales, service, customer satisfaction […]

Results of Johnnie Walker Blue Wager out tonight!

Results of Johnnie Walker Blue Wager out tonight!

Twice Formula One Champ Mika Häkkinen graced our shores and accepted the latest Johnnie Walker Gentleman’s Wager from our own rally driver and television presenter Gugu Zulu. Mission: To accomplish in a limited amount of time, to set a lap at Kyalami Race Track within five seconds of Häkkinen’s best Kyalami track time, in a […]