Audi and Volkswagen win Gold in customer purchasing and servicing experience for passenger vehicles

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The Audi and Volkswagen brands have again taken top positions in the latest auto-motive customer care survey conducted by Ipsos in South Africa. This research, based on interviews with more than 20 000 customers in 2017, covered both the purchasing and servicing experiences. The research conducted by Ipsos is a valuable tool with which to measure customer service in the automotive market in South Africa. To support the credibility of the research, the sample of participating brands in the latest survey represented more than three out of every four new…

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Toyota Aygo Sharpened and Specced Up

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The second-generation Toyota Aygo debuted in 2015 with a highly-expressive design. For 2018, the bold ‘super-mini’ has gone under the proverbial surgeon’s knife and emerged with a fresh new design that simultaneously pays homage to the original “X”-motif and provides a rejuvenated appearance. Dashing Design The standout feature of the facelifted Aygo are the new larger projector headlamps, incorporating prominent LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) which utilise a light guide to trace the inner border of the headlamp housing. These stylised headlamps now form a point of parity with its…

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Top-10 best-selling passenger vehicles for July 2018

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South Africa’s total new vehicle sales were up by 2.6% year-on-year in July, with 47 881 units sold versus 46 671 in the corresponding month last year. According to data released today by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), the passenger vehicle segment, which contributed 67% of all new vehicle sales in July, was up 4.3% year-on-year with 32 108 units sold. * Sales figures are supplied by Naamsa and exclude non-reporting manufacturers.   The dealer channel which accounted for 80% of July’s sales, is up…

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Land Rover at heart of rugby from grassroots to pinnacle of the sport

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#DrivenBeyond   Land Rover has been at the heart of Rugby for over two decades, from grassroots to the pinnacle of the sport. And in August, Land Rover South Africa will pay tribute to the Springbok team in the form of a marketing campaign #DrivenBeyond. Lisa Mallett, Marketing Director, Jaguar Land Rover South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa, said:  “Land Rover has supported global rugby on every level. Here in South Africa, we are involved with local unions, clubs and rural schools, in the form of Rugby Goes Rural, to support…

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Peugeot adds an affordable 3008 SUV 1.2L Active LIMITED EDITION

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Exceptionally stylish, practical, comfortable to drive and now even more affordable, Peugeot is introducing a new LIMITED EDITION 1.2-litre Active 96kW THP 6-speed manual to the already impressive 3008 SUV range. The Limited Edition will be offered exclusively on the Peugeot 3008 1.2-litre Active which will display a “Limited Edition” badge. The 1.2-litre Active offers the best of both worlds with outstanding engine efficiency and sporty styling. It brings you advanced technology, a unique driving experience, an impressive interior as well as increased passenger and luggage space for just R369 900 making…

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