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More information about Ford’s $1bn investment in SA

Earlier in 2021, Ford announced that they will invest over R15-billion in South Africa’s automotive manufacturing sector. Now, Ford South Africa’s managing director, Neale Hill, has divulged more information about this massive investment and how it will benefit...

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Suzuki sets monthly sales record in South Africa

Suzuki Auto South Africa set a new monthly sales record of 2397 during March 2021, breaking its month-old record by nearly 12%. This sales figure also marks a 92% improvement in its monthly sales performance. Suzuki operates 72 dealerships across South Africa and is...

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Volvo to be fully electric by 2030

Volvo cars are well-known for their impeccable safety standards, but now the Swedish brand has announced its intention to become a fully electric car manufacturer by 2030. Volvo will only sell electric vehicles (EVs) and will phase out every car in its global...

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Winners announced for 2021 Cars Consumer Awards

The sixth annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards took place recently, where 13 winners and one overall Brand of the Year were announced. The results of these awards are often used to guide buyers and help them to make informed choices about car brands and notable vehicles....

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VW South Africa recognised as top employer for 2021

Volkswagen South Africa has been certified as a top employer for the 10th year in a row. This prestigious accolade is an international recognition from the Top Employers Institute, which was established in 1991 and has awarded leading businesses with the certification...

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Jaguar Land Rover launches new global strategy

British automotive brand, Jaguar Land Rover, has launched a new global strategy that will build solid foundations for a more sustainable future. The forward-looking strategy has been named ‘Reimagine’. It will set better benchmarks for environmental, societal and...

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Ford makes multi-billion rand investment in South Africa

The Ford Motor Company has committed a US$1.05-billion (~R15.2-billion) investment into the South African automotive economy. This massive cash injection will help to set up and sustain around 1200 jobs in the near future. It also represents the largest single...

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Formex Industries offerings and Covid-19 compliance

Formex Industries is a commercial pressing and tubing company that manufactures a variety of products and components. Our main focus is the supply of simple and complex parts to the automotive industry, both South African and international. We build our business on...

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EV charging stations roll out nationwide

Electric vehicles (EVs) are fast becoming a popular transport option around the world. Several large vehicle brands have announced their plans to launch their own EVs within the next two years, including Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar Land Rover. With the...

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Renault to produce hybrid delivery van

Renault will manufacture a hybrid delivery van. The vehicle will use the Renault Kangoo van as the base platform, but the engine will be replaced by hydrogen fuel cells that will reduce carbon emissions and save money on traditional combustion fuels. The technology...

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