Thursday, June 15th, 2017

 

OPEL FOCUSED ON GROWING IN SOUTH AFRICA

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Opel today cemented its commitment to South Africa, revealing plans to further strengthen the brand and grow its market presence in the country with a new distributor and new exciting entries to its portfolio. The Williams Hunt group has been appointed as the dedicated distributor to distribute and sell the Opel brand in South Africa, effective January 2018. Williams Hunt has been a major and outstanding Opel partner in South Africa for many years contributing to some 20 per cent of the sales already today. With this setup Opel plansRead More


Heineken® commits 20% of its annual media budget spend to promoting responsible consumption through its Enjoy Heineken Responsibly campaign

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Heineken® has officially launched its responsible consumption campaign, Enjoy Heineken Responsibly (EHR), in an effort to make moderate consumption of alcohol more aspirational. In doing this while using its flagship brand Heineken®, HEINEKEN South Africa hopes to galvanise consumers towards responsible behaviour change when it comes to drinking and driving by committing at least 20% of Heineken®’s annual media budget spend to the campaign. EHR will be rolled out across multiple traditional and non-traditional platforms including television, print and digital platforms throughout 2017. The Enjoy Heineken Responsibly campaign features variousRead More


The journey to stardom beckons at the 2017, Engen Knockout Challenge

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The journey to stardom beckons for many young football hopefuls via the Engen Knockout Challenge. Brought to you by Engen, South Africa’s leading petroleum brand*, the Engen Knockout Challenge is played in five cities across South Africa, namely: Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban, Bloemfontein and Johannesburg. Defending regional 2016 Engen Knockout Challenge champions; Old Mutual (Cape Town), Chippa United FC (Port Elizabeth), Umqhele High School (Durban), Roo Stars (Bloemfontein) and Orlando Pirates (Johannesburg) will all be looking to defend their coveted titles against this year’s challengers. Over 250 teams areRead More


Popular Fortuner still top of SUV charts

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Big car driving experience does not come better than going places in the Toyoya Fortuner, and the latest model comes with a lot more in comfort and luxury. This can only mean there will be a lot of Fortuners to be seen everywhere you go, this judging by the sales the previous and original models made. While the new model is not a radical transformation design-wise from the earlier model, it however boasts new design lines and funky styling. There are eight models in the new range, from entry levelRead More


TOYOTA 86 POTENTIALLY SETS NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

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In a feat or bravery, determination and sheer concentration, seasoned motoring journalist Jesse Adams of Star Motoring fame, has potentially set a new Guinness World Record for the longest drift in a motor vehicle. The previous record of 144.126 kilometres held by Harald Muller (also set in a Toyota 86) has been bettered by 20.914 kilometres. The Toyota 86 completed 1000 Laps over five hours, forty-six minutes to ‘slide’ Adams into the record books (to be verified by Guinness). The #86DriftRecord Toyota 86 tallied up 165.04 kilometres to potentially cementRead More


#stanleybeertasting is back

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The #winterwarmers edition of our very popular #stanleybeertasting is happening at Stanley Beer Yard this Thursday night. Led by our two certified beer judges, guests will taste several unique styles of beers that are more enjoyable in cold weather and typically slower drinking, more flavourful and higher in alcohol. Stanley Beer Yard creates is the perfect atmosphere for cold winter nights. Snuggle up to our roaring fireplace and enjoy some of our best comfort food. Call 011 482 5791 to book. Join our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/276433552819855/?


LUX Collaborate with Iconic Vocalist to highlight the multi-faceted beauty of our South African Women

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LUX South Africa has collaborated with local vocal icons Lira, Nhlanhla Nciza and Moneoa to produce the LUX We Are More song that was launched today. LUX has always been associated with beauty pageantsand now, the brand is taking a stand to embrace women for more than just their outward appearance. These three LUX icons werean obvious choice when the brand was looking for icons to partner with, they embody the More Than You Can See campaign messaging with everything they do. LUX believes that for too long now womenRead More


LEGENDS HELPING LEGENDS – JUNIOR SHARKS RUGBY HOLDS A BOOT COLLEC-TION DRIVE FOR SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDREN

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Rugby teammates are mates for life: South African Rugby Legends Association (SARLA) CEO, Stefan Terblanche, and his former Osprey’s teammate, Welsh international James Storey, have proven this to be true by working together to bring joy to young rugby players from underprivileged areas in South Africa. United in rugby, Stefan and James keep in regular contact, which is how James heard about SARLA’s Vuka Rugby development programme, which helps to promote rugby at grassroots level and give children from disadvantaged areas the opportunity to play rugby. Like any other sport,Read More