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Toyota leading the way to reduce cost of parts pricing and ownership – Kinsey Report

The recently announced 2015 Kinsey Survey and introduction of Toyota Value Service pays testimony to efforts by Toyota South Africa to ensure competitive parts pricing and reasonable cost of ownership. 2015 Kinsey Survey Toyota has made its mark once again in the 2015 Kinsey Report in no uncertain terms and, with overall wins in three…

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SA’s favourites make the cut for the 2016 Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards

Johannesburg, 14 October 2015: South Africa’s motoring public knows its wheels – and, for the fifth successive year, the voices of the people have been heard. Based on thousands of responses from ordinary motorists, 132 vehicles in 22 categories have been voted as finalists in the fifth annual Standard Bank-sponsored People’s Wheels Awards. Now the…

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Pajero Sport Shogun targets active families and enthusiasts

The Dakar Rally may have moved to another continent, but that has not stopped Mitsubishi South Africa from upgrading the Pajero Sport for a true African overland adventure. The promise of adventure comes in the form of a special Pajero Sport Shogun 4×4 Auto, which is packed with Africa-ready off-road accessories and extra luxuries at…

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Mercedes-AMG GT S receives award as “Best Driver’s Car”

The Mercedes-AMG GT S continues to pick up awards: US car magazine “Motor Trend” chose the eight-cylinder sports car as “Best Driver’s Car”. In this year’s contest, the Mercedes-AMG GT S lined up against nine other sports cars at the Laguna Seca race track in California – where it easily achieved the best lap time.…

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Individuals and teams who have excelled in vehicle tracking and recoveries rewarded

Crime cannot be conquered by the efforts of the police alone. Partnership between by various stakeholders from the community and the police are crucial in curbing the scourge of crime in our society. The South African Police Service together with Tracker South Africa have demonstrated that a meaningful partnership between business and the police can…

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Volkswagen Group South Africa confirms compliance with emissions standards

There has been extensive international media coverage relating to irregularities in Nitrogen oxide emission values measured during‎ dynamometer regarding the emission standard Euro 5 of Volkswagen diesel vehicles fitted with the type EA189 Euro 5 engines. In South Africa the compliance standard is EU 2. All Volkswagen Group diesel vehicles of the type EA 189…

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Chevrolet Posts Best Sales Month of the Year

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) sold 5 149  vehicles in September 2015, coming in at fourth position on the National Automobile Association Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) sales rankings. Brian Olson, GMSA Vice President for Vehicle Sales Service and Marketing, said “Overall industry dealer sales were surprisingly strong, due to high levels of support to stimulate…

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