You may remember Momentum Metropolitan by its old name, MMI. Current CEO Hillie Meyer (who was also CEO in the early 2000s) thought, wisely, that MMI didn’t mean much — there are motor dealers with that name. And it was worth highlighting the two strong brands, Momentum and Metropolitan, in its stable.

One of Meyer’s first decisions was to cancel the head office’s move from Centurion to Sandton...

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