Industry news 26.7.2018 12:08 pm

Sergio Marchionne, saviour of Fiat and Chrysler, dead at 66

The visionary Italian-Canadian executive had already been preparing to hand over control of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in 2019.

Sergio Marchionne, who died Wednesday at the age of 66, was little known when he took the driving seat at Fiat in 2004.

Sergio Marchionne, saviour of Fiat and Chrysler, dead at 66
Sergio Marchionne, saviour of Fiat and Chrysler, dead at 66

Sergio Marchionne, saviour of Fiat and Chrysler, dead at 66

The visionary Italian-Canadian executive had already been preparing to hand over control of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in 2019.

Jaguar Land Rover introduces new way to pay for your vehicle
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Jaguar Land Rover introduces new way to pay for your vehicle

No-risk option for customers who want to drive a new car every few years.
Have you been making these five air conditioning mistakes?
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Have you been making these five air conditioning mistakes?

Immediately turning the air-con system on full-blast – could be reducing its effectiveness.
From 2020, Detroit Auto Show will move from January to June
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From 2020, Detroit Auto Show will move from January to June

The first June edition of Detroit’s NAIS will be held from June 8, 2020.
Guideline to buying a pre-owned car with brand-new car benefits
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Guideline to buying a pre-owned car with brand-new car benefits

A common misconception about pre-owned vehicles is that they’re old and unpredictable.
Here’s the facelifted Audi TT
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Here’s the facelifted Audi TT

Expect the refreshed TT range to be in showrooms before the end of this year.
One millionth Juke built at Nissan Sunderland Plant
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One millionth Juke built at Nissan Sunderland Plant

On average, a brand new Juke is built at the plant every 105 seconds.
Fuel prices set to rise again, says AA
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Fuel prices set to rise again, says AA

The recent spike in fuel prices is cause for great concern as it is impacting on the lives of all South Africans.
Nissan unveils summertime special Titan Surfcamp
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Nissan unveils summertime special Titan Surfcamp

Nissan is getting in on the act too with the unveiling of Titan Surfcamp concept, which is a lifestyle vehicle for beach lovers.
Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan
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Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan

The company did not say how many cars were affected by the falsifications.
Over R1bn invested in Opel South Africa
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Over R1bn invested in Opel South Africa

Opel’s South African dealership network has announced a R20 million investment in corporate identity facility upgrades.
Five tips for buying the best new car online
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Five tips for buying the best new car online

Here are some tips for getting the best out of your purchase process.
Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie gets a dose of Thule
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie gets a dose of Thule

Nothing like fitting a premium product to a premium product.
Should you buy a colourful car?
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Should you buy a colourful car?

Buying your next vehicle in your favourite colour could leave you with buyer’s remorse.
Here’s how to drive in ice and snow
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Here’s how to drive in ice and snow

If snowfall is likely to fall in your area, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Volkswagen Golf celebrates 40 years in SA
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Volkswagen Golf celebrates 40 years in SA

Production of Volkswagen’s first front-wheel-drive hatch back commenced in South Africa in 1978.
Battery check is all it takes to keep moving, says Battery Centre
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Battery check is all it takes to keep moving, says Battery Centre

A car battery is generally out of sight, out of mind – until it dies without notice and leaves you stranded.
Fuel prices could rise, again
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Fuel prices could rise, again

The AA warns that any uptick in oil prices could have serious implications for South Africans if the Rand continues to slide.
Porsche’s first fully electric sports car is named Taycan
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Porsche’s first fully electric sports car is named Taycan

The name can be roughly translated as ‘lively young horse’.
Winter driving tips: Here’s how you can swerve the cold
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Winter driving tips: Here’s how you can swerve the cold

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is sharing its top winter driving tips for road conditions that range from cold and dry, to icy and even soaking wet.
Next Jeep Renagade set to be previewed at Torino Motor Show
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Next Jeep Renagade set to be previewed at Torino Motor Show

When it arrives next year, it will feature a refreshed look and new engines.
Toyota might kill diesel option for RAV4 lineup
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Toyota might kill diesel option for RAV4 lineup

This comes after Toyota’s recent pledge made towards focusing on eco-friendly petrol and electric powertrains.
Fuel prices set to go up … again
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Fuel prices set to go up … again

The AA says this increase comes following several fuel hikes and increases to other commodities and services.
Know your rights when you’re in need of a towing service – AA
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Know your rights when you’re in need of a towing service – AA

It is important to note that not all tow truck operators are unscrupulous.
WATCH: Chapman’s Peak crash survivor goes back in autonomous M Benz S-Class
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WATCH: Chapman’s Peak crash survivor goes back in autonomous M Benz S-Class

Chapman’s Peak is the name of a mountain on the western side of the Cape Peninsula.
Nissan is proud to sponsor Miss SA for a third year
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Nissan is proud to sponsor Miss SA for a third year

Since the first Nissan Qashqai was launched in 2007, 2.3-million units have been sold globally.

 

 

 

 

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