Ilse van den Berg
#YouthMonth: The power of mentorship in skills development

#YouthMonth: The power of mentorship in skills development
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[Ilse van den Berg] In light of #YouthMonth, we had a chat with Engen's Paul Leask and Savtec's Hennie Richter about the Engen Engine Restoration Challenge 2017 and how it impacts the youth of South Africa...

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Henrie Geyser
Golf GTI lifts the bar

Golf GTI lifts the bar[Henrie Geyser] Volkswagen has rejuvenated its popular Golf range with some sporty makeup and fancy technology and a tot of extra vooma under the bonnet of the flagship GTI.

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Ilse van den Berg
McLaren to ditch Honda for Mercedes?

McLaren to ditch Honda for Mercedes?[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: According to various recent reports, McLaren might ditch Honda engines and switch to Mercedes for the next Formula One season...

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Des Fenner
Tips for budgeting and choosing the right LCV

Tips for budgeting and choosing the right LCV
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[Des Fenner] Keeping cash flow positive can be difficult when the business needs a vehicle for deliveries and collections, and the owner is looking at what could be a major expense for months to come...

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Ané Theron
Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport

Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport[Ané Theron] I remember finding the Elantra a little bland. They were good, solid cars - but entertaining to drive? Hardly...

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Ilse van den Berg
Petrol price drops 25c/l in June

Petrol price drops 25c/l in June
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[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: South Africans are sighing with relief as the petrol price drops with 25 cents a litre as of Wednesday, 7 June 2017, thanks to a drop in oil prices in the international market...

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Ilse van den Berg
Robert Kubica gets back behind the F1 wheel

Robert Kubica gets back behind the F1 wheel[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: For the first time since the horrific rally accident that partially severed his forearm, Polish driver Robert Kubica tested a Formula One car in Spain...

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Ilse van den Berg
Ilse van den Berg
[Retail & Rental] In addition to giving the Datsun Go a go on our media trip at Nampo earlier this week, we also stopped over at an unassuming brick building in Bothaville. Parked outside was only a teaser of the magic and nostalgia we would find inside.
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Ilse van den Berg
A blast from the past with Datsun

A blast from the past with Datsun[Ilse van den Berg] In addition to giving the Datsun GO a go on our media trip at Nampo last week, we also stopped over at an unassuming brick building in Bothaville. Parked outside were teasers of the magic and nostalgia we would find inside...

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Ilse van den Berg
Major GM South Africa announcement

Major GM South Africa announcement[Ilse van den Berg] General Motors has announced that it is transforming its business globally. For SA, this means the phasing out of the manufacturing and sales of Chevrolet vehicles... [video]

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Ilse van den Berg
24 hours of Nissan and Datsun in the Free State

24 hours of Nissan and Datsun in the Free State[Ilse van den Berg] Nampo is not a word unfamiliar to me. As a student at NWU, my friends and I used to frequent this (then not-so-big) agri festival almost every year, funnily enough....

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Ané Theron
Start saving for a Spyder - the soft-top Audi R8 is here!

Ané Theron[Ané Theron] It was less than a year ago when I had the pleasure of driving the Audi R8 V10 Plus quattro S tronic...

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Ilse van den Berg
Ilse van den Berg
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Henrie Geyser
V6 Amarok is top of its class

V6 Amarok is top of its class[Henrie Geyser] Volkswagen has finally zipped the mouths of Amarok “critics” and their grumbles about the original 2.0-litre engine being “too small” and “not powerful enough”...

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Henrie Geyser
Clio GT-Line: Richly furnished and fun to drive

Clio GT-Line: Richly furnished and fun to drive[Henrie Geyser] Renault South Africa has enhanced its award-winning Clio five-door hatchback range with a stepped-up GT-Line model and it is a real show-stealer, both in looks and performance...

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Henrie Geyser
D20 hatchback leads Chinese onslaught

D20 hatchback leads Chinese onslaught[Henrie Geyser] Chinese automaker, BAIC, has begun its onslaught on the local car market with the introduction of a new D20 hatchback and sedan...

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Ilse van den Berg
Turkish F1 to return? Turkish president, F1 CEO meet

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[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Formula One CEO, Chase Carey, as the country plans to bring Formula One races back to Istanbul Park...

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Henrie Geyser
Mazda CX-3 is a cross-over with style

Mazda CX-3 is a cross-over with style[Henrie Geyser] The recently spruced-up Mazda CX-3 is a multi-role pleaser and the latest shining star in the fold of the once strong brand which is rapidly regaining individual market traction...

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Ilse van den Berg
Tesla now worth more than 100-year-old Ford

Tesla now worth more than 100-year-old Ford[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Last week saw Elon Musk's clean transportation and power company, Tesla, reach $298.56 in Nasdaq trading (a 7.3% increase)...

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Ilse van den Berg
#BrandManagerMonth: Francesca Berta on CarZar disrupting the auto-trade industry

Francesca Berta
Francesca Berta
[Ilse van den Berg] We recently chatted to Francesca Berta, CMO of tech startup, CarZar, which aims to streamline the often onerous task of buying or selling a second-hand car...

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