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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 […]

New CEO and MD for Fiat South Africa

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by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FIAT Chrysler Automobiles has announced the appointment of the new Chief executive Officer and Managing Director of Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa. Robin van Rensburg joined the company from January 1 and succeeds Marco Melani. He brings with him over 20 years of automotive expertise and experience, having […]

Integrated mobility concept planned for Rwanda

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From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – IN another step to develop market potential in Africa, Volkswagen is set to establish an environmentally compatible local vehicle production facility in Uganda. It will be set up in the capital city Kigali to cover vehicle demand for the integrated mobility concept. Francis Gatare, Director […]

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