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Mandela Day: Hoot for 'hotties'

2013-07-18 14:48

HOTTIES FOR EVERYONE: Jozi drivers and pedestrians were treated with free cups of coffee by Auto Trader on Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday on July 18 2013. Image: Auto Trader


In honour of Nelson Mandela Day on July 18th 2013, Auto Trader handed out coffee to drivers and pedestrians in its "Hoot for a hottie" campaign.

JOHANNESBURG - SA has been buzzing with acts of kindness in honour of Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday on July 18th 2013.

Auto Trader did their bit by giving out "hotties" for 67mins, by hotties they don't mean beautiful girls but rather a good cup of hot coffee.

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Auto Trader said: " We tasked our 40 member team to hand out free coffee to drivers and pedestrians, as a service to our fellow countrymen stuck in peak traffic."


For 67 minutes from 7am on July 18th, on the corner of Braam Fischer Drive and Republic Road in Johannesburg, drivers hooted for a free cup of coffee; a small treat to get them through their morning trek to work.

According to the vehicle trading platform, over 1000 cups of coffees were handed out to hooting and tooting policemen, school children, construction workers, commuters in taxi’s and more.

Auto Trader’s Angie Lynch said: “Over 40 Auto Trader staff got up very early this morning to set up, and it was well worth it. We put a smile on many faces today.”

The company also visited the Linden Police Station with coffee and muffins to "honour the men and women who work to keep our country and roads safe."

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