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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 […]

Ford SA issues safety recall for Kuga

Kuga models

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FORD South Africa is issuing a safety recall for Kuga models equipped with the 1.6-litre engine to address an engine overheating condition that could cause a fire. A total of 4 556 vehicles are affected by this safety recall in South Africa, and were built between December 2012 […]

Kenya buys first made-in-SA vehicle

Exports of the South African-built Ford Everest have commenced to markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with the first consignment of vehicles ready to be shipped from the port of Durban destined for Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania and Cameroon

by MTHULISI SIBANDA PRETORIA, (CAJ News) -, THE initial batch of South African-built Ford Everest vehicles have been produced for export markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. The first vehicle is currently on its way to its new owner in Kenya. The Moondust Silver Everest 2.2 XLT 4×4 departed the Port of Durban on 12 November, and […]

Renault’s new KWID on the block

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MOTORING REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE new Renault KWID has hit local shores. Renault’s new entry segment contender is the SUV-inspired KWID hatchback available in Expression and upper-level Dynamique variants. Powered by Renault’s new 1.0-litre Smart Control efficiency (SCe) engine optimised for increased performance and efficiency, the impressive 180 mm ground clearance gives SUV-styled […]

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