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Stephen named Sasol GTC 2016 champion

Michael Formato (GTC Africa), Mark du Toit (GTC Class X), Rob Gearing (BMW – Manufacturer’s Champion), Michael Stephen (GTC Champion),  Gennaro Bonafede (GTC Runner-Up), Daniel Rowe (GTC2 Champion), Charl Smalberger (GTC2 – 3rd place),  Ed Cameron (Sasol Energy)

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MICHAEL Stephen has emerged the overall winner of the Sasol Global Touring Car (GTC) Championship. Stephen scored 619 points compared to Gennaro Bonafede 508 points, and Hennie Groenewald’s points at a total of 262 points. Speaking at the Sasol GTC Championship Inaugural Awards at Hyde Park, Johannesburg last […]

Auto firm donates to charities

Thirteen charities, the latest beneficiaries of the Volkswagen for Good initiative. Front Row from L-R: Ralph Meintjes, Crystal Meintjes, Lindelwa Mavuso, Nocawa Sinam, Vernon Naidoo, Nobuzwe Mofekeng, Catherine Hendricks, Maureen Lamb, Back Row from L-R: Rev Mlamli Mani, Gcobani Zonke, Trevor Long, Jill Mclellan, Thobeka Mduduma,  Misiwe Ngqondela


By MOTORING REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – VOLKSWAGEN South Africa has donated R2 million (over US$150 000) to 13 charities and non-profit organisations in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan area. The donation is part of the Volkswagen for Good initiative. The beneficiaries include Adopt a Smile, Inter Church Local Development Agency, Share, Masikhonzane Pre-School, Phaphamani Rape […]

Roberts appointed Mazda Southern Africa MD

Craig Roberts, the new MD for Mazda  Southern Africa.image supplied

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MAZDA Motor Corporation has appointed South African executive, Craig Roberts, as new Managing Director of Mazda Southern Africa. He will assume the position on April 1. Currently Head of Sales and an Executive for Mazda SA, Roberts has a long standing career and widespread experience within the automotive […]

Ford sales undeterred by Kuga issues

Ford Everest

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FORD Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is “grateful” and “encouraged” by the reported customer confidence in the Ford brand despite the challenges around the safety recall for the Kuga in South Africa. The recall, over engine overheating issues, is for the 1.6 litre version sold in the […]

Corolla marks half-century in SA

The first generation Toyota Corolla

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TO celebrate 50 years of a great heritage in South Africa, Toyota kicks off the New Year with a sleeker Corolla to augment the model’s iconic status. Well into its eleventh generation since being introduced onto the market, more than 1 million Corolla units have been produced and […]

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