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Mercedes-Benz Breaks New sales Record

…Delivers Over 1.5 million units in eight months …As E-Class Hits New sales Record of 25,367 Units Mercedes-Benz delivered 1,512,268 vehicles to customers worldwide in the first eight months of this year, thus setting a new record (+1.1%). Never before in the company’s history were sales of 1.5 million vehicles achieved earlier in the year. Mercedes-Benz sold 155,918 (-8.5%) vehicles ...

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Mustang Supercharged, Now With Added Menace

A highly-evolved version of RG Motorsport’s Ford Mustang GT Supercharged stomped its authority on Tuner Wars, Tarlton’s annual fast car fest. The Wild West of Gauteng came alive on Saturday September 8 as close to 100 of South Africa’s fastest straight-liners cars gathered to show their pace and traction, with SA’s best tuners and modifiers taking up the challenge. At ...

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Suzuki Releases Full Technical Details of 2019 RM-Z250

Suzuki has released full technical details of its 2019 RM-Z250, with the MX2 machine getting a new frame, swingarm and suspension, plus a new engine that produces more power and torque than its predecessor. The new RM-Z250 also gets the latest version of Suzuki’s Holeshot Assist Control and traction management systems, further improving its performance, while more angular new styling sharpens the ...

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Jaguar Land Rover Brings Modern Infotainment to Classic Cars

Jaguar Land Rover Classic has introduced a new infotainment system to its growing range of genuine parts and accessories, bringing modern functionality to classic vehicles in an authentic-looking, classically-styled, head unit. Designed to suit most classic vehicles running on negative earth electrics, single DIN-sized Classic Infotainment System units incorporate customisable satellite navigation in up to 32 languages, smartphone integration, Bluetooth ...

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Ford Ranger Production Hits 500 000 Milestone in South Africa

Ford Motor Company’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the assembly of the 500 000th current generation Ford Ranger. The half-millionth unit, a Wildtrak 3.2 Double Cab, was fittingly painted in the range-topping model’s distinctive and exclusive Pride Orange, and signifies the Ranger’s segment-defining legacy since production commenced in 2011. “The current Ford Ranger has been a ...

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South Africa’s Economy Slumps into Recession

South Africa’s economy contracted by 0.7 percent in the second quarter in quarter-on-quarter terms, pushing the country into recession after a revised 2.6 percent contraction in the first quarter, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Tuesday. The second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) reading was much worse than the 0.6 percent expansion analysts had predicted. The decline came from agriculture, ...

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Global Caring Month: Ford Set to Touch Lives in 40 Countries

…Deploys Thousands of Volunteers into Communities Worldwide Ford Global Caring Month is underway with more than 10,000 Ford Motor Company employees signed up so far to make people’s lives better in 40 countries during September – and registrations are still ongoing in to the Ford Volunteer Corps. Ford volunteers in Brazil are building a new kitchen for families at a ...

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Leads Compact Segment in J.D. Power Tech Experience Index

Volkswagen Tiguan has been crowned as compact segment leader in J.D. Power’s 2018 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study. The study, now in its third year, measures owners’ experiences, usage and interaction with 38 driver-centric vehicle technologies at 90 days of ownership. “We are thrilled that the 2018 Tiguan scored so well in the J.D. Power study,” said Derrick Hatami, ...

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Takes Luxury of Privacy to a New Level

As the world’s leading luxury brand, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is best placed to understand and harness the many different possibilities of luxury for its influential clients. Throughout history the power brokers and history makers have negotiated some of the most historical agreements in confidence thanks to the ‘luxury of privacy’ afforded to them by the rear compartment of a Rolls-Royce. ...

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New Hyundai Tucson Dares Notable Contenders

…Elicits Finest SUV Ideals for 2019 All-new Tucson from the Korean leading auto maker, Hyundai, has thrown a challenge at the likes of Honda CRV, Mazda CX-5, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, Kia Sportage, Volkswagen Tiguan, Jeep Cherokee and Chevrolet Equinox, Hyundai, all of which are notable contenders in the practical SUV market. In a recent statement, its maker expressed a ...

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