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Toyota sales still riding high despite Durban floods

PROSPECTON, South Africa - Toyota SA has continued to top the vehicle sales charts into 2022 despite significant damage to its Prospecton plant which assembles Hilux, Fortuner, Hiace, Corolla Quest and Corolla Cross on April 12 2022. The city was hit by serious, serious, rain and the plant was flooded with dozens of new vehicles… Continue reading Toyota sales still riding high despite Durban floods

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Calling Audi owners! Get your connected drive

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Audi SA has introduced free national availability of its connect plug-'n-play device to owners whose vehicle was sold new since 2008 but without connected integrated technology. The app (iOS/Android) lets a smartphone use Bluetooth to make a vehicle a connected car "in no time at all". Hassan Salie, Audi SA's head… Continue reading Calling Audi owners! Get your connected drive

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VW’s T-Roc range joins SA’s sporty line-up

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Volkswagen’s new T-Roc is now available across southernmost Africa from and, the automaker says, will be positioned between the recently launched Taigo and Tiguan in the brand's T SUV range. The T-Roc has sold 4490 units in South Africa since its local launch in TRhe Design equipment line in the 1.4… Continue reading VW’s T-Roc range joins SA’s sporty line-up

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Maserati Cielo: Reaching for the sky for a one-of-a-kind

MODERNA, Italy - Maserati has showcased a one-of-a-kind Spyder, to be known as the MC20 Cielo, to mark International Day of Light.The event was on May 25 2022The Trident brand revealed the name of a car characterised, Maserati told The Corner, by a special 'Sky Feeling' - naturally, that would indicate a convertible.The MC20 Cielo… Continue reading Maserati Cielo: Reaching for the sky for a one-of-a-kind

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Hyundai reveals IONIQ 6 – an electrified streamliner

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Hyundai has revealed the streamlined and timeless design of the highly anticipated IONIQ 6, the second model in its IONIQ dedicated all-electric-vehicle line-up. The IONIQ 6 - Hyundai describes it as an "electrified Streamliner", is aerodynamically sculpted and makes innovative use of sustainable materials to match today’s EV customers’ values. The… Continue reading Hyundai reveals IONIQ 6 – an electrified streamliner

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No-go for 2022 African Bike Week – 2023 now target

PORT SHEPSTONE, South Africa – The 2022 floods in KZN have caused a second postponement of African Bike Week Festival until April 27 2023. Organiser Vicky Wenzel told the media: "Much work had been done on the roads but it was undone by the second flood in May. “We took counsel from our safety and… Continue reading No-go for 2022 African Bike Week – 2023 now target

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Renault Triber delivery van delivered to SA

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Renault Triber has been in the SA market for more than two years and, the automakers says, as "an appealing offering with exceptional value-for-money and a strong foothold as a contender in the AB Entry Hatch segment. In a bid to expand the Renault range and to meet market needs… Continue reading Renault Triber delivery van delivered to SA

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Tesla takes top spot for ‘satisfied customers’

GLOBAL electric vehicle company Tesla has topped the list of "most satisfied customers" in the entire auto industry with its Model 3 taking the top spot for for all cars globally. Zutobi released a report tracking four car-owner rating reports - Parkers, HonestJohn, Autotrader, and Edmunds - to put together what it calls its "global… Continue reading Tesla takes top spot for ‘satisfied customers’

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STOPGUN SVI – Armour protection for Land Cruiser

•Toyota Land Cruiser 79 latest recipient of Stopgun V2.0 kit • Complete firewall protection included in new package • Full ballistic overlaps on every door SVI Engineering, leading specialist manufacturer of armoured products, has developed a new version of the popular B6 Stopgun V2.0 armouring package specifically for the Toyota Land Cruiser 79. While the… Continue reading STOPGUN SVI – Armour protection for Land Cruiser

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Vincent Rapide ‘Best of Show’ in US Quail show

Attended by nearly 3,200 people from around the world, the annual event included appearances by icons of motorcycle racing heritage and future design, a unique selection of local food and beverages, and a stunning display of the rarest, fastest, and most iconic motorcycles of the last hundred years. CARMEL, California - A 1951 Vincent Rapide owned… Continue reading Vincent Rapide ‘Best of Show’ in US Quail show