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Ranger beats Hilux to win pick-up of the year award

 The Ford Ranger was crowned the 2016 Pick-up of the Year by the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA), reinforcing its status as a segment-defining model in the highly competitive light commercial vehicle sector. The Ranger beat the Toyota Hilux and Mitsubishi L200 pickup for the coveted award. The award, which was accepted by the marketing team of Coscharis Motors, the sole authorised Ford dealer in Nigeria,at the prestigious NAJA.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 23rd December 2016

Renault Kwid to be Exported From India to South Africa

 French auto major Renault will start exporting its small car Kwid to South Africa, Bhutan and Bangladesh from India next year as it prepares to take the popular hatchback to various global markets. The company, which launched the car in India with 98 per cent localisation in 2015, has already started exporting the hatchback to Sri Lanka, Nepal and Mauritius. "We started exports of Kwid with Sri Lanka, followed by Nepal and now we are.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 23rd December 2016

Volkswagen Rolls Into Kenya, Rwanda As Part of Africa Expansion

NAIROBI: Volkswagen on Wednesday opened a new assembly plant in Kenya and launched plans for a ride-sharing service in Rwanda as it seeks to take advantage of surging car demand in Africa. The German car manufacturer's move into East Africa comes just weeks after it signed a deal to build an assembly plant in Algeria.   "Overall car sales in Africa are bound to rise by 40 percent within the next five years, that is why we are.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 22nd December 2016

Largest Jaguar land rover dealer opens in SA

 Sandton is now home to the newest and largest Jaguar Land Rover retailer in South Africa. The all-new, "state-of-the-art" facility is the latest milestone in the company's continued expansion of its national network. Jaguar Land Rover Sandton is situated at 161 Rivonia Road, one of the major arterial routes to the financial capital. Customers in Johannesburg’s affluent northern suburbs will now find both the Jaguar and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 22nd December 2016

RRV launched in SA

 A new 20 t Crane road-rail vehicle (RRV) was launched onto the South African market last month by Olifantsfontein-based rail systems manufacturer RailPro and is intended to meet the domestic requirements of rail infrastructure construction and general rail-related maintenance. To date, RailPro has received three orders for Crane RRVs, with one being built and delivered and two currently under construction. ADVERTISEMENT   An RRV.... Read more »

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