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July 20, 2017

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ROAD ACCIDENTS Awareness-raising campaign for road users in Algiers

The grouping of the National Gendarmerie in the wilaya of Algiers has started a campaign to raise awareness of road accidents for the benefit of road users, which will last until 30 August, said the communication officer to the group, Lieutenant Souad Ounis. This campaign is part of the initiative launched by the National Gendarmerie entitled 'The National Gendarmerie accompanies you for a vacation without accidents' which began on July 15 and will last until August 15, said Lieutenant Ounis , As part of this campaign"...

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July 20, 2017

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Together for Safer Roads Names David Braunstein As President 

(ME NewsWire)-- Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of global private sector companies, announced today that David Braunstein will join TSR as president on July 24. Braunstein is a seasoned business leader with deep global and emerging technologies experience within the private sector.

“Safe roads are important to our families, communities and our businesses and TSR is more committed than"...

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July 18, 2017

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Nissan supports sustainable auto assembly in South Africa

Nissan is optimistic about the future of automotive manufacturing in South Africa. This is the view of Nissan South Africa’s manufacturing director Joan Busquets, who recently participated in the Manufacturing Indaba event at Emperor’s Palace in Ekurhuleni.

Invited to take part in a panel discussion on “The Best of South African Manufacturing” against the backdrop of low economic growth and its impact on the sector, Busquets"...

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July 17, 2017

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New BORGWARD Manufacturing Facility in Germany to Benefit Global and Middle East Drivers

BORGWARD Group AG, the global automotive manufacturer, has unveiled details of its new production facility in Germany that, in the future, will supply automobiles to key global markets including the Middle East.

The homecoming of the brand marks its rebirth guided by the BGW strategy - BORGWARD brand, German engineering and worldwide footprint. With the superior products of German design, BORGWARD is dedicated"...

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July 16, 2017

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SA pricing and specs: All-new Subaru XV is here

For a company that once rejected the whole SUV philosophy in favour of all-wheel drive station wagons, Subaru has really embraced the crossover ethos with the second-generation XV, released in South Africa this week, two months after its world premiere at the Geneva motor show.

It shares the new Subaru global platform (and its two-litre direct-injection flat-four Boxer) with the Impreza sedan, but also comes with X-Mode - previously only available"...

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July 15, 2017

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Partnership agreement inked between Ministry of Vocational Training and Education and Peugeot Algeria

A partnership agreement was inked, Thursday in Algiers, between the Ministry of Training and Professional Education and the company Peugeot Algeria on the development of training courses related to automotive after-sales according to international requirements and standards, APS reported.

Speaking at the signing ceremony of the agreement, held in Peugeot Algeria’s"...

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July 13, 2017

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Bose Wins Global Supplier Award from Nissan for Automotive Innovation 

(ME NewsWire)-- Nissan Motor Corporation has selected Bose for a 2017 Global Supplier Award in the field of automotive innovation for creating the first-of-its-kind Bose® Personal® sound system in the all-new Nissan Micra.

Each year, Nissan recognizes quality, excellence, and innovation from its global network of suppliers. And Bose is just one of eight suppliers -- among the thousands of companies"...

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July 12, 2017

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South Africans love bakkies, 2017 sales reveal why

Low growth, rampant state expenditure and credit downgrades have delivered South Africa into a technical recession.

New vehicle sales are an excellent barometer of economic activity, with strong private automotive purchasing indicative of consumer confidence in medium term government policy and economic growth prospects.

Interestingly,"...

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July 11, 2017

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Passenger Cars: Imports up more than 5% over first 5 months of 2017

The import bill for passenger vehicles was estimated at $ 530.8 million in the first five months of 2017, compared to $ 504.02 million for the same period in 2016, recording an increase of 5.31%, said the Customs.

On the other hand, the import invoice for passenger and freight vehicles (classified in the equipment group) decreased to $ 196.4 million compared to $ 263.45 million, an increase of 25.45%.

For"...

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July 10, 2017

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Oldest Beetle enters 2017 Concours South Africa

The oldest Volkswagen Beetle in South Africa has been entered for Concours South Africa 2017, which takes place at Sun City on 4-6 August. The little fawn-coloured Peoples Car is a 1949 model sedan, built in Germany, and imported to South Africa by a private owner a good two years before the very first Beetle was produced here.

What makes this Beetle entry even more interesting is the fact that it is owned by AutoPavilion, the official Volkswagen"...

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