Around-the-World

Volvo XC90 Named Consumer Guide Best Buy, Again

The Volvo XC90 has been named a Consumer Guide Best Buy for the second consecutive year, adding to the seven-seat SUV’s long list of accolades. The Volvo XC90 comes with a suite of standard equipment including Collison Mitigation, Laminated Panoramic Moonroof, and a 9 inch tablet-like touch screen. Several powertrain options are available, including a 250-horsepower or 316-horsepower Drive-E gasoline ...

Read More »

Crude Oil Prices Shoots above $65

Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supplies from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts. Brent crude futures on Tuesday, the international benchmark for prices of crude, were at $65.07 dollars a barrel at 0211 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) ...

Read More »

2018 Ford Trends Report Underscores How Consumers and Brands Push Through Uncertain Times

…As More Express Hope about the Future of Autonomous Vehicles People feel increasingly polarized by unrest, upheaval and other changes taking place in the world, and more than 60 percent of adults globally say they feel overwhelmed by things happening around them. Ford’s 2018 Looking Further with Ford Trends Report examines not only the issues dividing the world, but also ...

Read More »

Explorer Survives Somalia in another World-First Expedition

…As Land Rover Discovery Vehicles Tackle Dusty Tracks, Flash Floods, Potholed Roads and Rocky Trails  After a challenging journey of over 12,000 kilometers to war-torn Somalia, the Kingsley Holgate explorer team travelled back to South Africa, having successfully reached the most easterly point of the African continent at Ras Xaafun, in the semi-autonomous province of Puntland on the troubled Horn ...

Read More »

Jaguar I-Pace Completes Final Testing In Los Angeles Ahead Of 2018 Reveal

One year on from showing the I-PACE Concept at the LA Auto Show, Jaguar is back in Los Angeles with a production prototype for final range and durability tests ahead of its official global reveal in 2018. Potential customers have pressed the ‘I want one’ button on www.jaguar.co.za to place a deposit or register a strong interest in the hotly anticipated electric SUV. Ann Voyer, a potential customer from ...

Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Passes Mark of Two Million Vehicles Sold Already In November

Mercedes-Benz delivered 195,698 vehicles to its customers in November (+7.2%), thus achieving the 57th record month in succession. In the first eleven months of the year, 2,095,810 units were sold. This represents not only the best-ever figure for the period of January to November, but also growth of 10.7% in unit sales. Last month, Mercedes-Benz was the premium brand with ...

Read More »

Morgan Motor Company Launches Race-Inspired Aero GT

Morgan Motor Company has today announced its most extreme roadgoing model to date; the race-inspired Aero GT. Using lessons learned from Morgan’s GT3 race victories, the Aero GT is based upon the lightweight aluminium Aero 8 but with an all-new hand-worked, aerodynamically honed body which reduces drag but significantly increases downforce. Conceived initially during the development of the 2015 Morgan ...

Read More »

Toyota Named Corporate Citizen of the Year

The Organization for International Investment (OFII) announced Toyota Motor North America as its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Award winner. “When international companies invest and create jobs in the United States, they provide much more than the capital required to establish operations,” said Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of OFII. “Often, they help build stronger communities.Toyota’s partnership with Children’s Hospitals to reduce ...

Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover and Red Cross Celebrate International Volunteer Day

In Jaguar Land Rover’s largest ever volunteering activity, more than 150 employees have taken part in the company’s first ‘Mapathon’ event plotting roads, rivers and buildings across a sprawling area in the Kurigram District of Bangladesh, using satellite imagery. The event marks International Volunteer Day and celebrates a 64-year partnership between Jaguar Land Rover and the Red Cross. Jaguar Land ...

Read More »

Search here

error: Content is protected !!