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November 20, 2017

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Quick Registration “Corporate Social Responsibility” Initiative:

In a line with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, Free Brakes Check-up for all residents in UAE available at Quick Registration vehicle testing and registration center.

“The brake system of a vehicle is by far the most important safety system that it has. Being able to slow down or stop at a moment’s notice"...

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November 13, 2017

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PSA launches joint venture to build cars in Algeria

PSA Group has signed a joint venture with three Algerian partners to build cars in the North African country. A new plant will start some production next year and be fully operational in 2019, PSA said in a statement on Sunday. PSA did not say which cars the factory will build, stating only that the plant will manufacture models that will 'enable PSA brands to serve demand from Algerian customers.' The agreement will help PSA to achieve its goal of selling 700,000 vehicles in the Middle East and Africa region by 2021, PSA's regional boss, Jean-Christophe Quemard, said in the statement. PSA said it sold 383,504 vehicles in the region in 2016. PSA said it would hold 49 percent of the joint venture's capital, representing a total investment of around 100 million euros ($117 million). The Algerian partners are Condor Electronics, Palpa Pro and Entreprise Nationale de Production......

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November 10, 2017

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Inteva Receives Prestigious Hall of Fame Award from SPE Automotive Division

(AETOS Wire)-- Inteva Products, a leading global Tier One automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, was named to the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Hall of Fame for the thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) skin first used on the 2000 Pontiac Bonneville. Inteva accepted the recognition along with its customer, General Motors, at the SPE’s 47th annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition & Gala last evening.

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November 9, 2017

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South Africa: Uber to charge late passengers extra

There has been a lot of controversies in South Africa surrounding the e-hailing taxi service, Uber, in 2017. The majority of which have come from violent clashes between Uber drivers and drivers who work for metered taxi companies. This forced the company to rethink their procedures as they announced new updates and features to the app at the end of October 2017 in an attempt to keep both drivers and passengers safe. The"...

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November 8, 2017

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Algerian-French Meeting To Discuss The Visit Of Macron, Peugeot Factory

Algerian-French Economic Joint Committee will hold its fourth session next Sunday to discuss a number of economic files and some investment projects, in the forefront the project of the construction of the Peugeot car factory, which noticed some progress, after the governor of Oran (western Algeria), decided in the real estate that will host the project.

This session comes at a time when the bilateral relationships between the two countries noticed"...

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November 7, 2017

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Uber Kenya Launches Ride Discount Campaign as Taxi Hailing Company Moves to Grow Revenue

Uber Kenya, a subsidiary of the international online taxi-hailing company by the same name, has launched a customer campaign aimed at attracting its clients to its ‘uberX’ offering.

The promotion began on November 6th, offering customers fares as low as Ksh150 ($1.45) and will be available until November 30th, 2017.

Uber Kenya has been grappling with tight"...

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November 7, 2017

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Ford (F) to Invest in South Africa to Meet Demand of Ranger

Ford Motor Company F has announced that it will invest $211 million in its South African assembly plant, per a Reuters report. The increasing demand for Ford Ranger pickup trucks, both nationally and internationally, has prompted the auto giant to beef up its production capacity in the South African market.

Ford is expanding its production capacity in a number of emerging markets to facilitate supply"...

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November 7, 2017

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2018 Honda CRF1000L2 Africa Twin Sports First Look | 21 Fast Facts

With the big-bike ADV craze at full throttle, Honda re-entered in 2016 with the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin, a bike that was inspired by the original NXR750 Africa Twin that claimed four-consecutive Paris-Dakar Rally victories back in the 1980s.

The Africa Twin was well received, and the ADV aftermarket quickly released accessories to make it more off-road worthy. Realizing"...

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November 6, 2017

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American Automaker Ford $210 Million in South African Plant

FORD Motor Company Southern Africa is to invest R3 billion ($210 million) to expand production capacity at its South African manufacturing operations. The investment is in order to meet growing local and international demand for the company’s Ranger series.

Along with the continued local investment, it has also been confirmed the first-ever Ford Ranger Raptor will be produced in South Africa when it hits the market in 2019.

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November 3, 2017

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Enevate Announces 5-Minute Extreme Fast Charge Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

(AETOS Wire)--Enevate Corporation, a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company, announces HD-Energy® Technology for Electric Vehicles (EVs) which features extreme fast charging in only 5 minutes with high energy density and long driving range that adds up to 240 miles (390 km)—or up to 50 miles (80 km) range with a 60-second charge. This fast charge and very short charging times are better than any other Li-ion technology available today, while meeting automotive requirements for energy density, range, and cost. Enevate licenses its silicon-dominant HD-Energy® Technology to battery and EV automotive manufacturers and suppliers worldwide. This new extreme fast charge technology breaks down the barriers to electric vehicle adoption. EVs have been challenged primarily due to their limited range and drivers’ “range anxiety,” long charge times, and high cost. Now, Enevate’s groundbreaking silicon Li-ion battery technology in EV cells (NCM-based) can be charged in 5 minutes at up to a tested 10C charging rate to 75% capacity with......

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