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 Since April 2013, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog 1300 L has been a new home on wheels for Jennifer (36) and Peter Glas (41). They are undertaking a protracted honeymoon trip in their "mobile home", ...Read more

Mercedes-Benz Unimog: Around the world with the Unimog

19 February 2014 | 4581 Views
 Since April 2013, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog 1300 L has been a new home on wheels for Jennifer (36) and Peter Glas (41). They are undertaking a protracted honeymoon trip in their "mobile home", ...

by Jerome Dale Raman

GM unveils the latest Isuzu Dmax pick-up

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Nairobi - The growth of the commercial vehicle segment in the region has seen General Motors East Africa (GMEA) launch the new 6th generation Isuzu D Max in the highly competitive pick-up segment....

by Ruth Mugugu, General Motors East Africa

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by Pula Dippenaar

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18 September 2013 | 2838 Views
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by Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd

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by General Motors Sub-Saharan Africa

Toyota Motorsport Prepares for 2014 Dakar Rally in Namib Desert

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by Delia Jackson

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A Zimbabwean in UK invents the World's first Spherical Car

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by Tech Reporter

Goodyear moves to strengthen Mozambican operations

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by Lize Hayward

Beetling 20 000km through Africa

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It is a story worthy of inclusion in Gulliver's Travels, but there was nothing fictional about intrepid Dutch traveller Jos Oosterbroek's journey through Africa – all in a trusty...

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BMW i3 premiere in New York, London & Beijing

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The BMW Group debuted the series version of its innovative electric vehicle, the BMW i3, simultaneously in New York, London and Beijing on Monday. "Innovation drives change. The i3 is more than jus...

by Staff reporter

First-ever exclusive Ferrari test drive event in Namibia

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by Viglietti Motors

Ranger Odyssey vs Africa - Mission Accomplished!

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by Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa

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Asia Pacific and Africa Customers' Demand for Green Solutions Drive Rapid Growth for Ford Ecoboost Engines

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GM Receives Most Initial Quality Awards Among Automakers

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Eight segment award recipients with a total 15 models in top three of their segments Chevrolet leads all nameplates with five segment awardsGMC and Chevrolet rank second a...

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Top 10 Selected for Ford Ranger Odyssey Africa 2013

03 June 2013 | 3041 Views
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by Moyo Roy

Chevrolet Revs up DreamWorks Animation's 'Turbo'

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Global campaign features custom concept Camaro based on vehicle from filmDETROIT - Chevrolet will help power a little snail named Turbo in the upco...

by Moyo Roy

Spirit of Africa once again chooses Goodyear Wranglers as standard issue

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Designed to test both man and machine in the harshest African conditions, the Spirit of Africa 2013 has once again chosen to fit Goodyear's rugged Wrangler tyres t...

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Ford Ranger Odyssey Africa 2013 Semi-Finalists Announced

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 - 20 semi-finalists selected to participate in the Ford Ranger Odyssey Africa 2013 boot camp - Boot camp participants come from diverse backgrounds  - 10 finalists will be ...

by Moyo Roy

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by Moyo Roy

Goodyear Eagles give sporty new Ford its wings

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Benchmark tyre, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2, has been selected as the only rubber fit enough for the sporty new Ford Focus ST.According to motoring journalist Colin Mileman, in a recen...

by Moyo Roy

General Motors Expands its Aftersales Support to Sub-Saharan Africa

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General Motors's Parts and Distribution Centre (PDC) - geared up to support parts and accessories requirements for their new one ton pick-up which will be launched across Sub-Saharan Africa....

by Moyo Roy

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Volvo Car SA announces top Dealers for 2012

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Volvo Car South Africa (VCSA) paid tribute to its dealer network at the 2012 Volvo Dealer of the Year (DOTY) awards dinner in Cape Town last week. Well-Deserved RecognitionThe annual D...

by Moyo Roy

GM Africa Looks To 6th Generation Isuzu Pick-up for Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

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The launch of the 6th generation Isuzu pick-up will be a major milestone for General Motors in Sub-Saharan Africa. For the first time in the company's history, its manufacturing operations in Port...

by Tech Reporter

Goodyear World Premiere for New Wheel Loader Tyre at BAUMA 2013

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The new tyre offers 25% more load capacity than its predecessor and will be accompanied by another tyre making its world premiere in MunichGoodyear is launching a new wheel loader tyre for...

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Goodyear Wranglers keep anti-poaching vehicles on track

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Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers on the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team. This is the second year that the tyre manufacturer is sponsoring the rugged, high perfor...

by Ndou Paul

Analysis of the BMW's 4 Series concept

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Now that, like Jodie Foster, the BMW 4 Series Concept is officially 'out', let's take a closer look at the Blue Propeller's sporty new coupé and its relationship to the 3 Series on which it's...

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by Ndou Paul

Japan's toilet maker unveils 'poop-powered' bike

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Tokyo - Japan's best-known toilet maker on Wednesday unveiled a "poop-powered" motorcycle that can travel as far as 300km on a tank filled with animal waste....

by Tech Reporter

The Nissan X-Trail Epic Adventure - Once Around Lesotho

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by Veralda Schmidt

Ford recalls 10 000 cars in South Africa

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by AP

General Motors Sub-Saharan Africa sales volumes continue to grow

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The General Motors Sub-Saharan Africa (GMSSA) region sales volumes for the first six months of 2012 continue to show solid year on year growth. "When taking a look at the first six months of t...

by Ruth Mugugu

Proud history behind new Hino dealership facility in Namibia

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The newest Hino dealership facility in Southern Africa was opened recently and although it is located in a small Namibian town, Okahandja, it is of historic significance as it re...

by Ignatius Muthien

Goodyear Discovers Soybean Oil Can Reduce Use of Petroleum in Tyres

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by Lize Hayward

Chevrolet Continues to Deliver Record Global Sales

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by Ruth Mugugu

Goodyear advances on list of America's most reputable companies

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Goodyear has again been recognized as one of America's most reputable companies by Forbes magazine.Goodyear ranked 26th on the magazine's seventh annual ranking of corporate reputation in the ...

by Lize Hayward

General Motors encourages safe driving

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by Ruth Mugugu

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MINI named as official vehicle sponsor of Put Foot Rally crew

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by Edward Makwana

Sleek New Porsche Flies With Goodyear Eagles

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High performance Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 tyres selected for new Carrera 911 Goodyear's award winning Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 tyres have been chosen for original 19" wheel fitment on the latest gen...

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