Motor Manufacturers

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    85 employees from Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant and its supplier companies have produced almost 190 000 COVID-19 protective face shields to date for donation


    The initiative supports the South African government’s drive to provide all frontline medical and essential services personnel with personal protective equipment (PPE)


    Face shields donated to hospitals,...

    The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent national lockdown may have turned peoples’ lives upside down, but it has also united people as they join forces to fight this health and humanitarian crisis.

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    Mkhize heads Ford’s social media team within Communications Division
    She has nine years’ experience working in the communications sphere with a focus on social media
    Replaces Vusi Mbatha who has moved to a new role as Dealer Development Manager

    Pretoria, South Africa, 21 May 2020 – Ford Motor Company has appointed Londeka Mkhize as its new social media lead for South...

    Ford Motor Company has appointed Londeka Mkhize as its new social media lead for South Africa.

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    The fifth episode of the “Storie Alfa Romeo” is set in post-war Italy, rebuilding towards the economic boom.
    Alfa Romeo confirmed its legendary status: the fastest cars on the track and on the road.
    Alfa Romeo became both a status symbol and the perfect high performance police cars. Both the State Police and the Carabinieri have used just about every Alfa Romeo model from...

    In post-war Italy, Alfa Romeo cars were legendary. They proved they were faster than any other car, both on the track and on the road. They were powerful and they always won, no matter what - like good over evil. They had all the right technical and symbolic characteristics to become the natural choice for the State Police Corps.

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    Some iconic Ford vehicles have appeared in numerous games, from PC to PlayStation, and Wii to Xbox.
    Ford invites gaming enthusiasts to test drive these games while their real wheels stay parked.
    If all this game play doesn’t quite hit the mark, Ford invites budding car enthusiasts to test drive their automotive design with Fordzilla hub.

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 20 May...

    Missing your driving? You don’t have to be. You can still get the Ford engine rumbling and its revs racing, albeit virtually, with the best games to keep the household buzzing. Not only can scheduled game time add structure to a day and break the monotony of crucial “Stay Home” directives, it can promote family time and friendly competition.

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    All the secrets of the new Spoiler ad Assetto Variabile fitted to the iconic Abarth 695 70° Anniversario.
    Tested in the FCA wind tunnel in Orbassano, near Turin, and on the Vallelunga circuit near Rome, the Spoiler ad Assetto Variabile improves grip on fast mixed courses and stability at high speeds.
    The quest for performance, including continuous refinement of...

    Carlo Abarth’s “performance concept” went way beyond a quest for pure power, maximum speed, and acceleration.

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    Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant uses an advanced Fits Gate system on its assembly line in Pretoria to measure the gap and flushness between all sheet metal components of the Ranger and Everest
    Handheld laser measurement gauges are used by operators on either side of the vehicle who move from the front to the back measuring the bonnet, doors and tailgate
    Every vehicle...

    The complexity and technology involved in a modern vehicle assembly plant is simply breathtaking, with Ford Company of Southern Africa’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria capable of building over 26 000 different combinations of the Ranger pickup and Everest seven-seater SUV for domestic sales and export to over 100 markets globally.

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    New preventative measures in place for visitors and a thank you to healthcare workers.
    Maranello, 18 May 2020 – The Ferrari museums open their doors to the public today, in line with Italian government regulations.
    After closing on February 24 in compliance with the Region of Emilia-Romagna’s emergency healthcare directives, the Ferrari Museum in Maranello and the Museo Enzo...

    The Ferrari museums open their doors to the public today, in line with Italian government regulations.

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    In line with the latest regulations, Subaru Southern Africa and its dealer network is open. The safety of our employees and customers is of utmost importance and a number of measures have been implemented across our dealer network to ensure the highest levels of hygiene. The measures below are essential to reduce the risk of spreading the virus when our employees are...

    In line with the latest regulations, Subaru Southern Africa and its dealer network is open.

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    Honda Motor Southern has confirmed that all nationwide dealerships have resumed operations.
    This is after the The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr. Ebrahim
    Patel announced that certain trading activities on vehicles will be permitted during Alert Level 4.
    “The health and safety of our customers and staff is of paramount importance” says Dinesh Govender,...

    Honda Motor Southern has confirmed that all nationwide dealerships have resumed operations.

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    PORT ELIZABETH – Isuzu has been voted as “The brand which has the best sales people” in a consumer survey conducted by cars.co.za as part of it annual Ownership Satisfaction Survey conducted in 2019.
    The survey measures and tracks a wide range of issues of importance to South African car buyers, with more than 10 000 new vehicle owners participating in the 2019 survey.
    “We...

    Isuzu has been voted as “The brand which has the best sales people” in a consumer survey conducted by cars.co.za as part of it annual Ownership Satisfaction Survey conducted in 2019.

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    The Model T is considered by many to be one of the most influential cars of all time, selling more than 15 million in various configurations


    Henry Ford revolutionised the assembly line, dramatically reducing vehicle cost and build time. His concept is still used today


    Visit the top-secret experimental room where the Model T was designed without leaving the comfort...

    And it’s on this day (18 May), National Museum Day, that Ford South Africa chooses to recognise not only the eponymous Henry Ford - for his determination to make the motor car affordable to the average citizen and modernize the assembly line - but to also highlight the many Ford museums you can visit virtually during these trying lockdown times.

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    The Prancing Horse protagonist of online event dedicated to Emilia-Romagna’s motor industry
    The Maranello marque taking part in the opening conference, the round table discussion on racing world, and the E-Talent Talks for young people and start-ups
    A coaching session with FDA Hublot Esports Team sim drivers and two live-streamed tours of the Ferrari Museums complete the rich...

    Motor Valley Fest Digital, the online event dedicated to the marques that have built Emilia-Romagna’s Motor Valley legend, opens its virtual doors today, and runs until May 17.

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    On Tuesday 12th May, with assistance from Boxer Super Stores Alexandra, Haval and Rays of Hope distributed 152 nutritious Food Parcels into Alexandra. Each food parcel will feed a family of 5 for a month and included essential food items like rice, cake flour, maize meal, samp, oil and more.
    Keeping vulnerable people fed amid this pandemic is of utmost importance.
    Haval would...

    On Tuesday 12th May, with assistance from Boxer Super Stores Alexandra, Haval and Rays of Hope distributed 152 nutritious Food Parcels into Alexandra. Each food parcel will feed a family of 5 for a month and included essential food items like rice, cake flour, maize meal, samp, oil and more.

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    Bird poop can seriously damage your vehicle’s paintwork.


    Laboratory-developed bird poop is tested on Ford vehicles’ paintwork, to ensure that the paintwork protects your car and stays shiny.


    Regularly wash your vehicle and gently remove harmful looking substances from the paintwork immediately.

    Pretoria, South Africa, 14 May 2020 – While getting struck by bird...

    While getting struck by bird poop may be a sign of good luck in many countries, bird poop landing on your car can have more serious consequences, for your paintwork. Fortunately, Ford vehicles are tested for just this eventuality, with the help of artificial bird poop.

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    In total security, the activities of FCA Heritage resume in the Mirafiori complex in Turin: everything from certification of historic vintage cars to services of technical assistance and maintenance to total restoration.
    Check this link to view the suggestive video tribute announcing the reactivation of the Officine Classiche workshops.
    And here you can download the press...

    As from today the FCA Heritage Officine Classiche workshops set inside the Mirafiori industrial complex in Turin are operative again

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    Volkswagen Motorsport is at the forefront of investing in the future of motorsport in South Africa



    Johannesburg – With a proud 40-year history that has seen the People’s Car investing in racing drivers such as Sarel van der Merwe, Tschops Siphuka, the late Gugu Zulu and recently the likes of Keagan Masters and Jonathan Mogotsi; Volkswagen Motorsport has announced a...

    With a proud 40-year history that has seen the People’s Car investing in racing drivers such as Sarel van der Merwe, Tschops Siphuka, the late Gugu Zulu and recently the likes of Keagan Masters and Jonathan Mogotsi; Volkswagen Motorsport has announced a partnership with Squadra Corse to make motorsport more accessible in South Africa.

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    Ford dealers across South Africa have started re-opening in line with the government’s Alert Level 4 directives which allow a gradual phased-in process commencing 13 May


    Safety and hygiene measures introduced at all Ford dealers to mitigate risks and provide peace of mind for customers and dealer staff


    Customer support mechanisms introduced including extensions for...

    As COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted to Alert Level 4 and in line with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) regulations gazetted on 12 May 2020, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has confirmed that its nationwide dealers are beginning to open for business with an absolute priority to ensure a safe and sanitary environment for all Ford customers and dealership employees.

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    MIDRAND, South Africa – Mazda is proud to support the nation’s healthcare workers.
    Starting from 5th of May, Mazda dealers across South Africa are offering a free vehicle service to registered healthcare workers under level 4 and level 5 lockdown. This program is available to all Mazda vehicles, irrespective of their age.
    “We understand the important role that vehicles play...

    Mazda is proud to support the nation’s healthcare workers.

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    The bond between Alfa Romeo and Formula 1 is inscribed in the history of GP racing: Alfa Romeo won the inaugural Grand Prix Championship in 1950, with Nino Farina on board an Alfa Romeo Tipo 158 "Alfetta", a success repeated in 1951 by Juan Manuel Fangio in the Alfetta 159
    Race number One Thousand
    May 13 marks the anniversary of the very first Formula 1 Grand Prix race ever,...

    The bond between Alfa Romeo and Formula 1 is inscribed in the history of GP racing: Alfa Romeo won the inaugural Grand Prix Championship in 1950, with Nino Farina on board an Alfa Romeo Tipo 158 "Alfetta", a success repeated in 1951 by Juan Manuel Fangio in the Alfetta 159

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    Enactus team from the University of KwaZulu-Natal wins Ford Motor Company Fund grant to assist local communities affected by COVID-19 lockdown regulations
    Students developed SmartGro (www.smartgro.co.za), which uses smart mobility and a web-based solution that provides delivery of essential goods to those needing access to food and medication while still maintaining social...

    A South African student team from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has been selected as one of 14 Enactus teams globally to receive a grant through the Ford Motor Company Fund’s COVID-19 College Challenge for their innovative community projects.

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    Two Ford Rangers have been provided to the South African Red Cross Society in Nelson Mandela Bay to assist with relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic


    Red Cross has assisted over 5 000 direct beneficiaries in and around Port Elizabeth, and reached 45 000 people through its COVID-19 education and awareness campaigns


    The South African Red Cross Society forms part...

    Every year, World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day on 8 May celebrates and honours the millions of volunteers and members of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) around the globe who provide a lifeline to communities in need across 189 countries.

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    Ford has turned to racing to prove its products and technologies against the best in the world
    Ford’s podium lockout during the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race with the GT40 has been described by company executive chairman Bill Ford as “the defining moment in Ford’s race history”
    The Ford Capri Perana V8 was SA’s fastest locally produced road car and was unbeatable on the...

    Racing is in Ford’s DNA and it all started with company founder Henry Ford whose only ever race and race victory led to the subsequent formation of the Ford Motor Company.

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    JHB – MITSUBISHI MOTORS SOUTH AFRICA in Partnership with SANZAAR Rugby Referees Jaco Peyper, Rasta Rashivenga and Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko embarked on community feeding projects over the last week. Our aim was to reach community members in need with a small food parcel during this time. “A small donation from us can make a world of difference to families...

    MITSUBISHI MOTORS SOUTH AFRICA in Partnership with SANZAAR Rugby Referees Jaco Peyper, Rasta Rashivenga and Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko embarked on community feeding projects over the last week. Our aim was to reach community members in need with a small food parcel during this time.

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    Ford National Dealer Council contributes R1-million to face shields project, which matches Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s investment


    Absa, which has a joint venture with Ford Credit, contributes R600 000


    R300 000 donated by other Ford suppliers and business partners


    100 000 face shields produced at Ford’s Silverton plant in Pretoria to...

    Ford dealers in South Africa have stepped up to support Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s initiative to produce COVID-19 face shields by contributing R1-million to the project from the Ford National Dealer Council.

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    Alfa Romeo remained a benchmark during the years before and after the Second World War, while industrialisation began moving the motor car away from the artisan approach towards modern manufacturing
    The 6C Villa d’Este was a trailblazer in terms of elegance, technical novelties, performance and prestige
    Thanks to incomparable sensual styling, the 6C Villa d’Este attracted...

    In 1949, the most prestigious motoring award in the world was the Gold Cup at the Concorso Villa d’Este held on the shores of Lake Como in northern Italy.

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    The facility could accommodate up to 4 000 patients
    German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development supports setup of the facility and further activities of a strategic alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay with funding of 5.2 million Euros (R107 million)
    Eastern Cape Department of Health in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will manage and...

    To assist local and provincial government in providing much-needed care to Covid-19 patients in Nelson Mandela Bay, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has made its Port Elizabeth plant available as a temporary medical facility.

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    The standard Audi Freeway Plan is a comprehensive maintenance and service plan that covers all Audi vehicles for the first five years and/or 100 000 kilometres
    The Audi Freeway Plan will offer a further 3 month extension period for valid contracts due to expire soon
    The extended relief period is a further support measure from Audi due to the impact of the COVID-19...

    All new Audi vehicles are sold with the Audi Freeway Plan (AFP) which includes service and maintenance cover for the first five years and/or 100 000 kilometres (whichever occurs first).

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    May 4, 1950: at the 32nd Turin Motor Show, 70 years ago to the day, the Scorpion brand debuted the Abarth Exhaust, its first. A legend was born.
    In typical Abarth style, the whole community will be taking part in a virtual flashmob as part of the celebration.
    The founder’s construction philosophy resulted in the modern Record Monza exhaust systems. Since 2008, the tailpipe...

    On May 4, 1950, at the 32nd Turin Motor Show, Carlo Abarth presented the "Abarth Exhaust,” probably the best-known accessory in the renowned conversion kits that brought worldwide fame to the Scorpion brand.

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    Hyundai Automotive South Africa is helping to bring relief to people in dire need during the Covid-19 pandemic through the donation of vehicles to Gift of the Givers and FoodForward SA – both non-governmental organisations who have made it their mission to distribute food to such communities.
    Eight vehicles – five H100 trucks (also called the “Bakkie”), one H-1 Bus and two...

    Hyundai Automotive South Africa is helping to bring relief to people in dire need during the Covid-19 pandemic through the donation of vehicles to Gift of the Givers and FoodForward SA – both non-governmental organisations who have made it their mission to distribute food to such communities.

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    Warranty and maintenance periods extended due to impact of COVID-19 pandemic
    Concession given to Volkswagen customers who were not able to claim warranty due to closed workshops


    Johannesburg – In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, Volkswagen South Africa has made the decision to extend new vehicle warranties.
    “As the passenger-car market leader in South Africa, we want to...

    In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, Volkswagen South Africa has made the decision to extend new vehicle warranties.

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    150 bed bases handed over to government
    Beds to be used in isolation facility for Covid-19 low-acuity patients

    Uitenhage – In support of the local and provincial government’s efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Nelson Mandela Bay, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has donated 150 beds to the isolation facility at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
    The Nelson...

    In support of the local and provincial government’s efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Nelson Mandela Bay, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has donated 150 beds to the isolation facility at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

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    For 30 years, Ford has supported environmental education, research, and conservation projects


    Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Black Rhino Range Expansion Project and Saving the Survivors conservation project


    Ford pays tribute to all those involved on Save the Rhino Day, 1 May

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 1 May 2020 – Wildlife is one of the major drawcards for...

    Wildlife is one of the major drawcards for tourists to South Africa, and wildlife tourism one of the economic engines of our country.

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    The Limited Edition Golf GTI TCR will be available for order at Volkswagen dealers from May 2020



    Johannesburg - The retail price of the Limited Edition Golf GTI TCR has been announced. The Golf GTI TCR will be available for order from Volkswagen dealers in South Africa as of May 2020.
    The Golf GTI TCR is the final swansong of the Golf 7 range which has sold 40 128...

    The retail price of the Limited Edition Golf GTI TCR has been announced. The Golf GTI TCR will be available for order from Volkswagen dealers in South Africa as of May 2020.

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    The second season of FCA What's Behind looks at the major transformation underway in the mobility sector.
    The cars of tomorrow, already in development, will be even more tailored to customer needs, with major improvements in technology and efficiency. The first episode is about the heart of every car: the engine.

    Season 2, Episode 1 of FCA What’s Behind begins, of course,...

    Season 2, Episode 1 of FCA What’s Behind begins, of course, with the engine. It takes a look back at the history of engines and shows how FCA's global powertrain research and development activities are focused on the technology solutions best suited to the new concept of mobility.

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    Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria uses an automated system in its Paint Shop with 21 cameras that scan all exterior body panels to detect imperfections in paintwork
    Over 3 000 images captured in 15 seconds for every vehicle body produced, stitched together for a full 3D image to highlight dirt particles or surface imperfections by size – finer than a grain of...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s continued investment in its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has unlocked significant increases in its production volumes, with the Ford Ranger pickup exported to over 100 global markets, and the seven-seater Everest SUV shipped to countries across Africa.

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    JOHANNESBURG -  Isuzu Motors South Africa has made more bakkies available to assist in containing the spread of COVID-19 infections in the country. 
    The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria has accepted delivery of 15 Isuzu D-MAX bakkies which will be used to assist with the transportation of personal protective equipment and medical supplies to support...

    Isuzu Motors South Africa has made more bakkies available to assist in containing the spread of COVID-19 infections in the country.

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    In the 1930s, the 6C 1750 possessed the unique ability to win races and design awards
    With outstanding power-to-weight ratio and perfect balance, the 6C 1750 launched technical traditions that continue today

    The flying man from Mantua
    On April 13, 1930, just after 5am, the silent shadows beside Lake Garda are shaken by the rumble of an Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport...

    On April 13, 1930, just after 5am, the silent shadows beside Lake Garda are shaken by the rumble of an Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport Spider Zagato driving at 150km/h with its headlights turned off.

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    A variety of health and safety measures have been implemented at the Sevel plant in Atessa, Italy – a joint venture with PSA Group and one of the leading producers of commercial vehicles for the international market – in preparation for today’s return to work of most of the over 6,000 employees. Those measures include sanitization of over 300,000 m2 of workshop floor,...

    A variety of health and safety measures have been implemented at the Sevel plant in Atessa, Italy – a joint venture with PSA Group and one of the leading producers of commercial vehicles for the international market – in preparation for today’s return to work of most of the over 6,000 employees.

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    Ford Performance introduces a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion
    Purpose-built prototype projected to deliver over 1,045kW and over 1,490Nm of instant torque

    DEARBORN, Mich., April 23, 2020 – It won’t hurt your ears and doesn’t use a drop of fuel, but it’s projected to crush the quarter-mile in the low-8-second range at more than...

    It won’t hurt your ears and doesn’t use a drop of fuel, but it’s projected to crush the quarter-mile in the low-8-second range at more than 275 km/h. For the first time ever, Ford Performance introduces a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion.

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    Ford’s local production of COVID-19 face shields is now supported by the Gift of the Givers Foundation, which is providing the banking facility for all donations which will be used to purchase materials
    Ford has provided funding for 57 000 face shield kits, and has invited its suppliers and business partners to make donations to the initiative in order to help reach the goal...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s initiative to produce protective face shields for front-line medical and essential services personnel in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has been given a boost with local non-governmental organisation, Gift of the Givers Foundation, coming on board to provide the banking facility for the funds being raised.

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    Ford Credit customers that find themselves in financial distress due to the coronavirus lockdown can request a payment deferral
    Offer open to personal and business Ford Credit clients affected by COVID-19
    Ford Credit COVID-19 Support page added to Ford website with detailed information

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 22 April 2020 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA)...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has confirmed its support for Ford Credit customers in response to the growing impact of the COVID-19 lockdown.

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    Maranello, 22 April 2020 – The Ferrari Museums are launching a series of podcasts to stay close to the many fans and enthusiasts all over the world during this time of lockdown and social distancing.
    The podcasts focus on the Marque’s history and are available for audio streaming on Spotify. They are designed to take Ferrari fans on a real journey through time, decade by...

    The Ferrari Museums are launching a series of podcasts to stay close to the many fans and enthusiasts all over the world during this time of lockdown and social distancing.

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    Clean-sheet design for completely new FIA-class Ford Ranger being produced at Neil Woolridge Motorsport in Pietermaritzburg


    New layout features mid-mounted 3.5 EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 engine, which will make it the first vehicle to compete under the FIA’s new turbo-petrol regulations for cross country racing


    Wider chassis and suspension design, optimised weight...

    “Built Ford Tough” will take on a new dimension when the Ford Castrol Cross Country Team debuts the highly anticipated, all-new FIA-class Ford Ranger later this year in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    PORT ELIZABETH - ISUZU Motors South Africa has extended its service and maintenance plans by two months to ensure customers are not negatively impacted by the lockdown which is currently in place.
    The two-month extension is applicable to customers who have the standard service plan or are on the Isuzu Mobility plan.
    Isuzu’s five-year/90 000 km service plan is included in the...

    ISUZU Motors South Africa has extended its service and maintenance plans by two months to ensure customers are not negatively impacted by the lockdown which is currently in place.

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    Segment-defining Ford EcoSport range bolstered with introduction of automatic gearbox on 1.5 Ambiente – a first for the entry-level offerings in the compact SUV class
    New 1.5 Ambiente with six-speed automatic expands the EcoSport line-up to seven models
    Numerous feature enhancements on Trend and Titanium models, including Ford’s Collision Mitigation System, an underbody...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is bolstering the Ford EcoSport’s leading position in the compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) segment with the addition of a six-speed automatic transmission for the popular and most affordable Ambiente petrol derivative.

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    Stories and characters from the early 20th century, centered around the first car: an elegant convertible capable of a hundred kilometers per hour
    The Frenchman from Naples
    The story begins officially on 24 June 1910 when Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili (hence the ALFA) is founded. But the A.L.F.A. story starts a few years earlier, with a colourful character: a Frenchman...

    Stories and characters from the early 20th century, centered around the first car: an elegant convertible capable of a hundred kilometers per hour

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    “Storie Alfa Romeo” goes behind the scenes to retrace the 110 years of Alfa Romeo’s history
    Unpublished anecdotes and archive images of the cars on show at the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, Arese
    Episode 1 begins aboard the brand’s first model, the 1910 24 HP

    Great stories are always exciting. They can even bring a sense of security and reassurance:  just think about every...

    Great stories are always exciting. They can even bring a sense of security and reassurance: just think about every childhood story time.

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    VWSA to produce protective face masks in partnership with Gusco
    VWSA to produce local Ventilator
    The company is also involved in local and national measures against Covid-19

    Uitenhage – In response to the global Covid-19 crisis, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is focusing its time and attention on the manufacture of masks and medical equipment, which could be...

    In response to the global Covid-19 crisis, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is focusing its time and attention on the manufacture of masks and medical equipment, which could be crucial in protecting South African citizens from the virus.

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    COVID-19 pandemic shines a light on the critical role of unsung heroes like farmers, delivery truck drivers, and supermarket cashiers during a global crisis
    Reduction in South African fuel prices will benefit consumers as decreased costs in the transportation and distribution links of the supply chain ultimately impact food prices
    Drop in pump prices for April and May will...

    Although the drop in fuel prices for April may be cold comfort to those South Africans working from home in lockdown and doing only a fraction of their usual travel, we could all benefit from lower food prices due to decreased costs in the transportation and distribution links in the supply chain.

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    Maranello, 18 April 2020 – In response to the healthcare crisis caused by the COVID-   19 pandemic, Ferrari has agreed to donate all or part of their annual compensation to fund a series of initiatives in the region with the first activities concentrating on the immediate communities of Maranello, Fiorano and Formigine.
    Aid to the different towns includes the following...

    In response to the healthcare crisis caused by the COVID- 19 pandemic, Ferrari has agreed to donate all or part of their annual compensation to fund a series of initiatives in the region with the first activities concentrating on the immediate communities of Maranello, Fiorano and Formigine.

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    The Ford Mustang – today celebrating its 56th birthday – was the best-selling sports car in the world last year, and the world’s best-selling sports coupé for the fifth consecutive year


    Since sixth-generation Mustang global exports began in 2015, through December 2019, Ford has sold 633 000 Mustangs in 146 countries around the world – including 102 090 Mustangs in...

    This Mustang Day – the nameplate’s 56th birthday – Mustang can now celebrate two global sales crowns, earning world’s best-selling sports car and its fifth straight best-selling sports coupé title. Mustang is also America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years.

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    In 2019, FCA took the decisive steps to lay the groundwork for its future growth, to take a leading role in shaping the future of global mobility, and to continue our commitment to value creation for all of our stakeholders.
    The 2019 Sustainability Report, released today, provides details for our stakeholders on the most relevant social, economic and environmental achievements...

    In 2019, FCA took the decisive steps to lay the groundwork for its future growth, to take a leading role in shaping the future of global mobility, and to continue our commitment to value creation for all of our stakeholders.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, 17 April 2020 – This week, the Ford Mustang marks its 56th birthday, having been unveiled at New York’s World’s Fair on April 17, 1964. And while now might not be the best time to get behind the wheel for any unnecessary journey, it’s the perfect time to gather the family round and celebrate Mustang at the movies.
    The Mustang has become a symbol of...

    This week, the Ford Mustang marks its 56th birthday, having been unveiled at New York’s World’s Fair on April 17, 1964.

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    Pollution levels in city centres can be a concern
    Ford vehicles are standard equipped with a high-grade cabin air filter to protect you and your family
    If you use your vehicle everyday be sure to check your cabin air filter every few months

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 16 April 2020 – Air quality around the world has been on the decline, but don’t just blame vehicles with low...

    Air quality around the world has been on the decline, but don’t just blame vehicles with low emissions standards; there are other causes of pollution like factories, burning of trash at waste management centres, and dust.

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    Maranello, 16 April 2020 - Ferrari has started to produce respirator valves and fittings for protective masks at its Maranello plant as one of its initiatives in support of health workers treating coronavirus patients.
    The department where car prototypes are usually built is producing these thermoplastic components using additive manufacturing technology.
    Some valves have...

    Ferrari has started to produce respirator valves and fittings for protective masks at its Maranello plant as one of its initiatives in support of health workers treating coronavirus patients.

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