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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 […]

Downgrades, US-China impasse hammer SA’s Rand

US President Donald Trump with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s volatile Rand currency is bearing the brunt of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States as well as possibilities of agencies downgrading the country’s sovereign rating. This depreciation spells further doom for motorists, with the price of fuel increasing again in September. The […]

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 […]

Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

Solar panels

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s foremost investment hotspot for exporting companies has signed funding worth R2,6 billion (US$187,27 million) during the 2018/19 financial year (FY). This exceeds a target of R693 million. The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) signed the deals with 18 new investors at its Special […]

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