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Ford revamps the Figo

‘Cool’ might well be an adjective used to describe the updated Ford Figo – and apt expression as the name Figo is a colloquial Italian expression meaning . 708 more words

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Still speaking Micra

It seems like yesterday Nissan’s little car was launched into South Africa with the pay line of “Do you speak Micra” – a kind of attempt at being really funky that failed where the car itself certainly did not – and now, we up to generation five and it is looking good. 852 more words

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Hilux Dakar - talking tough

Toyota South Africa has an established history of commemorating Hilux models with special edition offerings – usually branded Legend – but its latest version is an aggressive looking interation aptly called the Dakar in honour of the racing vehicles it produces. 535 more words

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Update BMW i3 launched

Improvements to the electrically driven BMW i3 include a mix of aesthetics, features and new digital services along with an additional model variant.

The BMW i3 has been the top-selling premium electric car in its class since 2014, although with just two units sold in South Africa in May and three in April, it has not yet established a foothold – so much so, the new model was launched in Johannesburg and Cape Town and not Durban because of the extremely low volume of sales in that city. 684 more words

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A million and counting

In world terms the South African auto industry is miniscule – so a million means a lot at the bottom end of Africa and good reason for a celebration when the millionth EA111 engine came off line recently at Volkswagen South Africa’s Uitenhage plant. 307 more words

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Real numbers

Even technology and online selling have not quite eliminated the image of the used car dealer as some sort of badly dressed, shadowy figure whose ‘hail fellow well met’ toothy greeting is actually some sort of harbinger of doom. 527 more words

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New challenger in town

There is a new hot-hatch speedster in town intent on giving the other regulars in this community more than just food for thought – but, the new Renault Clio RS 18 means more to the brand than just being a quick car. 672 more words

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