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New African car brand launches in South Africa

A brand new African car brand, named Mureza Auto Co, has been launched in South Africa. The vehicle brand made its debut at the Automechanika Johannesburg show in September 2019. Mureza has started a platform-sharing agreement with the SAIPA Group in Iran to share...

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What you need to know about the new Land Rover Defender

Land Rover recently announced the launch of its all-new Defender, over 30 years after the original Defender was developed in the 1980s. The new model has all the hallmark details of a Defender - two skylight windows at the top corners, a square rear end, round...

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Ford accounts for 1% of South African GDP

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa is increasing its output significantly from its Pretoria-based manufacturing facility. The brand’s domestic turnover now accounts for 1% of South Africa’s total gross domestic product (GDP). Formex Industries supplies automotive...

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2019 Killarney Motor Show set to take place

Petrolheads rejoice - this annual motoring extravaganza is returning to Cape Town at the end of this month. The 2019 Killarney Motor Show is set to take place at the Killarney Raceway in Table View on Sunday, 27 October. As usual, guests can expect to see anything and...

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FAW aims for milestone production in 2019

FAW Vehicle Manufacturers South Africa (FAW SA) is aiming for a milestone production run in 2019. The company is looking to manufacture 1200 trucks at its Coega assembly plant in the Eastern Cape. In 2018, FAW produced 1153 units, so this year’s target is 847 vehicles...

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