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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 […]

VW inaugurates production facility in Kenya

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From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – VOLKSWAGEN (VW), the Germany carmaker, has inaugurated a vehicle production facility in Kenya as part of its regionalisation of its worldwide automobile business. Kenya President, Uhuru Kenyatta, and Dr Herbert Diess, Chief Executive Officer of the VW brand, officiated at the inauguration as the first […]

Mtawarira confirmed Ford Ambassador

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MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa prop Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira, has been announced as a brand ambassador for Ford Performance. This creates one of the most powerful and formidable man-machine combinations ever seen in South Africa. As the ‘face’ of Ford Performance for the next six months, Mtawarira will be driving the legendary […]

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 […]

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