Category archives for: Motoring

SA commission denounces shipping cartels

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By GIFT N DOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Competition Commission has referred car carrier company, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, for prosecution to the Tribunal for allegedly colluding on a tender for transportation of Toyota vehicles. The Japanese company operating in South Africa is accused of price fixing, market division and collusive tendering involving the […]

Mitsubishi recalls thousands of Pajeros

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By MOTORING STAFF JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MITSUBISHI Motors SA (MMSA) has issued a “preventative” recall on 7 449 Pajeros in the South African market for safety inspections and replacement of driver airbags. Mitsubishi is one of several vehicle manufacturers affected by the potentially defective airbag inflators manufactured by Takata, OEM airbag supplier to Mitsubishi […]

VW expands in Africa with new entity

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By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – VOLKSWAGEN, the car maker, has established a new “Sub-Saharan Africa” entity as part of its strategy to develop and strengthen the African market. Thomas Schäfer, Chairman and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa, has assumed responsibility for developing and networking about 50 states to form the new […]

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 […]

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