Halewood, Merseyside, Tuesday 8 April 2008 – Employees at Halewood Operations on Merseyside are celebrating after producing the 100,000th Land Rover Freelander 2. The milestone vehicle has been built just 17 months after production started at Halewood.
A rubber mounting on the gearbox of the Ford Fiesta robbed Ford Racing of their first potential class win on the Toyota Dealer Rally over the past weekend. The Ford Fiesta in the hands of Etienne Lourens/ Elvéne Coetzee was eight seconds ahead of the rest of the class N3 competitors when the mounting worked […]
Hyundai Parts Division has spent a year and a half fine tuning an industry first with their Approved crash and panel parts repairer program, or HARP. The focus of the program is to ensure that all Hyundai vehicles both in and out of warranty are repaired quickly and efficiently by Hyundai-approved repairers to the highest […]
Round two of the Bridgestone Production Car Championship proved to be a challenging outing for the Ford Motorsport team. Having secured a podium finish at the opening round of the championship the team were upbeat ahead of this weekend’s event but, despite having the pace to challenge for victory, teething problems put an end to […]
Most motoring enthusiasts will remember the Chevrolet Camaro, a brute machine, the very epitome of American muscle cars. Well, its back and it is looking meaner and better than ever. Naturally, the legend returns with a powerful 6.0L 8 cylinder engine producing over 300 kW under the hood. GM’s high revving 3.6 litre engine with […]
Hyundai Automotive South Africa continues to lead the way in the warranty market, with a standard 5 year or 150 000 km full manufacturer’s warranty offering across all passenger vehicles and H100 Bakkies. The Hyundai Manufacturer’s warranty continues to be the best on offer and the first of its kind in South Africa, despite recent […]
FORD MOTOR COMPANY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA’S RESPONSE The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (NAAMSA) has reported that new vehicles sales recovered slightly during the month of March. With 52 240 units sold during the course of the month sales increased by 3% over February sales.
Organization changes will align Ford’s global product development and global purchasing units into an integrated team Actions will accelerate development of new vehicles, improve quality, reduce costs and eliminate duplicate engineering and purchasing efforts. Changes reflect evolution of “One Ford” philosophy of taking advantage of the company’s global scale and expertise around the world. DEARBORN, […]
Team Ford Racing is gearing up for their second outing in this year’s Sasol National Rally Championship. The Toyota Dealer Rally gets underway on 4 April in the Western Cape, and is sure to provide plenty of thrilling action. Team Ford Racing made its National Championship debut at the opening round of the season in […]
INTRODUCES BEST IN CLASS WARRANTY New 4-year/ 120,000km fully comprehensive manufacturer warranty Silverton, Pretoria – 31st March 2008 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) today announced that beginning 1 April 2008, the ‘Ford Protect’ and ‘Mazda Motion’ offerings will be upgraded to a 4-year/ 120,000km fully comprehensive “true bumper to bumper” manufacturer warranty. […]