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How Ford Uses Computers to Accelerate Vehicle Development and Improve Real-World Testing on the Ranger and Everest

•             A while back, the process of developing a new vehicle from the drawing board to the showroom floor used to take more than five years •             Computer-aided design (CAD) and engineering (CAE) help accelerate this vehicle development  process •             Ford engineers still field test vehicles all around the world and in some of the …

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Tamy Moyo hails ‘partnership between two strong brands’

TAMY Moyo is without doubt Zimbabwe’s number one diva today. The gorgeous 23-year-old is a singer and actress with a reputable brand built over 14 years. Bearing testimony to Tamy’s standing is her newly-launched partnership with another very strong brand – ZIMOCO. ZIMOCO, the only official distributor Mercedes-Benz passenger and commercial vehicles in Zimbabwe, on …

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Luxury Car Carrier

Innovative Closed vehicle transportation solutions Have you heard? A new “child” has been born to the Road Angels family. Yes. For real!  Zimbabwe’s leading emergency Roadside Assistance company has added a Luxury Car Carrier to its fleet of rescue and transportation vehicles. Since 2010, Road Angels has been servicing the Zimbabwean and Southern African motoring …

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Zimoco to price Hybrid Mercs at the same level as fossil fuel powered ones

Zimoco to price Hybrid Mercs at the same level as fossil fuel powered ones Yes, you can place your order with Zimoco today. Of interest is the fact that hybrids will cost the same as your usual fossil powered Mercs. How Zimoco managed that feat baffled DRIVEtorque because we know Hybrids are usually more expensive …

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Women Say They’re Most Attracted To Guys Driving Pickups

Women Say They’re Most Attracted To Guys Driving Pickups Back in our misspent youth after enduring the agonizing engineering ineptitude displayed by a string of otherwise seductive European sports cars from the likes of Triumph and Fiat, we decided to take the wheel of what was then the most mechanically rudimentary vehicle a very few …

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This Rolls-Royce Phantom has over 3,000 feathers in its dashboard

This Rolls-Royce Phantom has over 3,000 feathers in its dashboard Rolls-Royce takes customisation seriously. For the amount of money, it takes to own one, that better be the case. The Goodwood-based carmaker’s aptly-named Bespoke division is responsible for some of the most tastefully ostentatious cars we’ve ever seen, with some of its creations even finding …

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Toyota Plans To Produce Record 9.2 Million Vehicles This Year, 2% Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

Toyota Plans To Produce Record 9.2 Million Vehicles This Year, 2% Above Pre-Pandemic Levels Japanese automaker Toyota Motor expects to manufacture a record 9.2 million vehicles worldwide in 2021, suggesting the auto industry may be shaking off negative effects of the pandemic. KEY FACTS Nikkei Asia of Japan reported on Wednesday that Toyota seeks to …

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Isuzu sales remain resilient despite difficult trading conditions in 2020

Isuzu sales remain resilient despite difficult trading conditions in 2020 Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) recorded total sales of 2 587 trucks and buses in 2020. Trucks led the charge with total sales of 2 570 units, making Isuzu the number one Japanese Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in the Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle segments …

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HOME-GROWN FAW TRUCKS CATER TO A HOST OF BUSINESS NEEDS

HOME-GROWN FAW TRUCKS CATER TO A HOST OF BUSINESS NEEDS   FAW Trucks competes in medium, heavy and extra-heavy commercial vehicle segments Full range consisting of 15 freight carrier, truck tractor, tipper and mixer derivatives Excellent products backed up by great after sales care Johannesburg – 19 April 2021 – FAW Trucks is fast becoming …

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