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Historic indigenous Africa car Mureza unveiled

Africans introduce historic indigenous African continent car entitle Mureza, which will be unveiled in South Africa

SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NEW African car brand will debut in the continent’s biggest motor show in South Africa later this week. Known as Mureza (Shona for flag), it is to premier at the Automechanika Johannesburg scheduled for Wednesday to Saturday. Mureza initially has a joint venture with the SAIPA Group […]

Africa’s first connected cars set for September

(L-R) William Mzimba – Chief Executive Officer, Vodacom Business; Mteto Nyati – Chief Executive, Altron Group; Andrew Kirby - President and CEO of Toyota South Africa Motors. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TOYOTA Motors South Africa (TMSA) is to drive what is possibly Africa’s first connected vehicles following a partnership with Vodacom and Altron Netstar. As of September 1, all new Toyota and Lexus models sold in South Africa will come standard with in-car Wi-Fi including 15GB free data as well as a […]

SA motor show garners international interest

Motor industry in South Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME African countries have shown an unprecedented interest in the Automechanika Johannesburg set for South Africa in September. This follows the attendance at the first four roadshow meetings in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Kenya to promote the event. The Motor Industry Association of Zimbabwe is planning on bringing […]

Qualm over SA manufacturing, mining prospects

Ford Silverton manufacturing plant, Pretoria, South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – ANALYSTS have projected mixed fortunes for the struggling manufacturing and mining sectors in the wake of load shedding and strikes in South Africa. The projections come ahead of the release of mining and manufacturing production data for May by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). Absa Bank’s economics unit forecast mining production to […]

Isuzu maintains dominant Zimbabwe market share

Isuzu plant in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH, (CAJ News) – ISUZU is poised to entrench its presence in Zimbabwe, one of its biggest export markets in Africa. This follows Zimbabwe Minister of Industry and Commerce, Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndhlovu, visiting the Isuzu Motors South Africa’s production facility in Port Elizabeth. The first visit by a […]

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