2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Rip Curl
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Citroën riding high into Geneva with Rip Curl

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Rip Curl – Image: Citroën 2016 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW: NEW CITROËN C4 CACTUS RIP CURL http://www.citroencommunication-echange.com/ PARIS, France – Citroën is hoping to create a spike in its Cactus sales with the introduction at the March 2016 Geneva international auto show of the a C4 Rip Curl Special Edition The connection… Continue reading Citroën riding high into Geneva with Rip Curl

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New engine, keener prices bring funky fun Citroën C1

New PureTech one-litre engine links pep to efficiency Reduced pricing despite high specification Full-house safety features include six airbagst Citroën South Africa has launched a revised, updated version of its fun and funky C1 urban commuter. While both the Feel and the innovative Feel Airscape remain on offer, the two ultra-compacts benefit from an advanced,… Continue reading New engine, keener prices bring funky fun Citroën C1

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2020 Toyota Agya: (Another) new dawn for SA minicars

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – If South Africans have grown accustomed to the concept of “together but apart” over the past year then a joint-mobility venture that will reunite families, fun, and value has arrived. It’s the Toyota Aygo, the latest renaming and repositioning of Toyota SA’s entry-level cars. Following the forging of successful partnerships with… Continue reading 2020 Toyota Agya: (Another) new dawn for SA minicars

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Going electric? Really? Then read this UK failure feature

LONDON, England – Louise Atkinson’s sorry diary of nightmare journeys, dud chargers, and maddening bureaucracy has resulted in this: ”Electric cars? They’re shockingly BAD!” BMW, Renault, Nissan, Citroen and Jaguar have joined Tesla in the electric car revolution, louse says, so she leased a Renault Zoe which claims to have a range of 160 miles.… Continue reading Going electric? Really? Then read this UK failure feature

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Skip the trolley – just go to the mall for luxury DS E-Tense(V)

Formula E ace plays midnight mall cowboy Super-luxury DS launched with night drive Closed mall becomes test track for superlimo LONDON, England – DS? It’s a French brand born in Paris in June 2014 to revive a tradition of assembling premium vehicles in the French automotive industry and inspired by the innovation and distinction inherited… Continue reading Skip the trolley – just go to the mall for luxury DS E-Tense(V)

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Merc, helped by Nissan, aiming to be star of ‘luxury’ bakkie market

A NEW BEAST has just arrived ahead of its general sale in South Africa, one looking to take on the tough South African bakkie market currently dominated by Toyota with its now near half-century-old Hilux, not to mention the Ford Ranger and Isuzu KB (which has already adopted the ‘X’ nomenclature now about to be… Continue reading Merc, helped by Nissan, aiming to be star of ‘luxury’ bakkie market

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Opel vows SA future after GM pull-out

Brand to expand and strengthen its portfolio Crossland X soon, Grandland X early 2018 Dedicated distributor Williams Hunt from  2018 JOHANNESBURG. Opel says it has cemented its commitment to South Africa with plans to strengthen the brand and grow its market here through a new distributor and fresh vehicles. The Williams Hunt group will be… Continue reading Opel vows SA future after GM pull-out

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GM PE shock as SA sales, production, to cease

End of the line for Chev in Port Elizabeth No clarity yet on staffing for plant Corsa Bakkie and Corsa Lite production ends PORT ELIZABETH, Eastern Cape – General Motors and Isuzu Motors have announced their respective plans for the Isuzu, Chevrolet and Opel brands in South Africa – and it’s not good news. The… Continue reading GM PE shock as SA sales, production, to cease

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Peugeot group to assemble cars again in Kenya

Peugeot ‘back home’ after 15 years Plan to assemble 1000 cars a year Two models  for now in Nairobi PARIS, France – The PSA Group and Urysia have signed a contract to assemble Peugeot-branded vehicles in Kenya from June 2017 with a planned annual production target of  more than 1000 units for the Kenyan market. Production… Continue reading Peugeot group to assemble cars again in Kenya