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Besters Ford’s rich history in the Karoo

A family business dating back to the 1940s in the Karoo town of Victoria West led to the establishment of two Ford dealerships in the town and neighbouring De Aar.

  • 11 June 2021
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Sought-after VW award goes to Kimberley

For the second time in the history of Volkswagen’s Grand Prix Awards, the ceremony, which was themed ‘Drive Your Future’, was streamed on a virtual platform owing to COVID-19 safety regulations.

  • 11 June 2021
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Always at the summit at Alpine

The Alpine VW dealerships in Pinetown and Hillcrest have won five awards in Volkswagen South Africa’s annual Grand Prix Awards involving 86 winners in 17 categories across South Africa.

  • 11 June 2021

Winners! Kyalami coffee table books

We are excited to announce the winners of the Kyalami The Book by André Loubser.

Congratulations to:

Albi George Citton, Alex Munroe & Ahmed Olgar.

This 400+ page book is filled with over 1 180 photos and a host of stories from the most epic Grands Prix, 9 Hour Endurance and other racing battles on this iconic track.

The book also contains a special 80-minute DVD with rare footage from bygone races, including hot laps with Alain Prost in an F1 Renault during the practice laps for the 1983 South African Grand Prix.

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Barloworld dealership sale completed

JSE-listed Barloworld has finalised the sale of its motor retail business, comprising 38 motor franchise dealerships in South Africa and Botswana.

  • 11 June 2021
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Better training for young drivers

MasterDrive and Castell Projects and Services will be launching a driver training programme during June, which is also youth month, aimed at young drivers.

  • 11 June 2021
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R2RSA welcomes NADA commitment to Guidelines

Right to Repair South Africa (R2RSA) has welcomed the pledge by the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA) to support the Competition Commission Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarket.

  • 11 June 2021

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Using VAPS to ensure customer retention and higher profits

“Selling is no longer what you have to offer, but about meeting the specific needs of the customer,” Meyer Pheiffer, Managing Member and co-founder of Expel SA, said at the inaugural 2021 F&I Industry Virtual Summit on Tuesday, 18 May.

  • 21 May 2021

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