The Fiat Panda conquers the desert

Midrand – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)Fiat brand played a starring role at the 2017 edition of the world’s toughest race, the Dakar, entering a car closely derived from the multiple award-winning Panda utility cars. The car – which was named PanDakar – is a Fiat Panda 4×4 Cross fitted with a standard powerful yet efficient…

FAW records a satisfying 2016

FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. has enjoyed a particularly memorable 2016, racking up unmatched milestones amongst FAW manufacturing plants outside of the headquartered plants in China. Besides the fact that FAW SA started modestly over 20 years ago selling trucks locally, it has in recent years truly stepped up to the plate. FAW SA…

Lexus reveals it’s first sports Yacht concept

Lexus has revealed a new sports yacht concept that demonstrates how the luxury automotive brand could expand into new areas of lifestyle and recreation. The Lexus Sports Yacht concept was revealed by Lexus chief officer Akio Toyoda at Di Lido Island on Biscayne Bay in Florida. The concept features advanced Lexus styling and handling and…

Fifth place for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – Dakar 2017 drew to a close in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, after Stage 12 of the world’s toughest motor race. The event, run over thirteen days in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, saw three SA-built Toyota Hilux race vehicles finish in the top 10. Nani Roma and navigator Alex Bravo…