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Ford Figo shows up for dinner

Ford Figo CHENNAI, India – Ford India’s annual fleet customer dinner welcomed a special guest this year, with the cool new Ford Figo making a grand entrance during the event. Crowds applaud the Ford Figo To roaring cheers from the audience, the new Ford Figo emerged amidst a flurry of lights, smoke and musi [...]

New Porsche 911 GT3 R for International GT Sport

Porsche Gt Sport 1 Stuttgart. Following the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is entering yet another racing car in the 2010 motorsport season: The new 911 GT3 R will be raced in series based on the international FIA GT3 regulations, thus succeeding the 911 GT3 Cup S. The main focus in devel [...]

BMW golf cart bag to the rescue

Bmw Golfcartbag With temperatures below freezing, with wind, snow and rain, November to April are the worst months of the year for around 575,000 German golfers, and the BMW golf cart bag may be the perfect solution. The vast majority of the 693 courses in these parts are unplayable and the greens are often closed. [...]

Corsa Utility takes top honours in quality survey

Opel Corsa Utility General Motors South Africa’s (GMSA) Corsa Utility has once again taken top honours in the Synovate Quality Awards for 2009 in the half ton light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment. In addition, the Corsa Utility won the accolade for best overall LCV brand in the 2009 survey. Corsa Utility a sales hi [...]

BMW sales increase in October 2009

Bmw Logo BMW sales increased globally  in October 2009. A total of 115,252 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand automobiles were delivered to customers – a 2.0% increase over the same month last year (113,011). During the period from January to October, 1,054,811 (prev.yr. 1,226,844 / -14.0%) vehicles were sold. [...]

New Volvo S60 pictures revealed

Volvo S60 Concept Here are the first official pictures of the new Volvo S60 – sportier and more dynamic than any previous Volvo model. Dynamic styling for new Volvo S60 “The all-new Volvo S60 is sculpted to move you. It looks and drives like no other Volvo before and the car’s technology will help you to be safer a [...]

Volkswagen Golf 6 GTI named 2010 Automobile of the Year

Volkswagen Gti Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the all-new Volkswagen Golf 6 GTI has been named the 2010 AUTOMOBILE Magazine Automobile of the Year. This marks the second time in its history that the GTI has won this prestigious award. In AUTOMOBILE Magazine’s twenty year history of awarding their [...]

Nissan optimistic about increased volumes

Nissan Logo Nissan South Africa (Nissan SA) is looking to ramp up vehicle production at its Rosslyn manufacturing plant to 45, 000 units this financial year, after falling short of meeting this target in 2008 because of the global economic crisis which had a serious impact on total industry volume (TIV). This o [...]

Springboks bounce into Ford to discuss strategy

Ford With Springboks 1 PRETORIA, South Africa – As a world-class rugby team, the South African Springboks work together as one unit to win. This approach is not unique to the pitch, and in fact happens everyday across our organisation, driven by the ONE Ford strategy. Ford and Springboks have lots in common To learn mor [...]

Volkswagen passenger car sales dominate in October 2009

Volkswagen Logo Despite difficult economic circumstances, Volkswagen passenger car sales dominated in October. During October 2009 a total of 24 592 new passenger cars were sold in South Africa. Total new passenger car sales in October, including sales not reported in detail to the National Association of Automobil [...]