Thursday July 24th, 2014
Thursday July 24th, 2014
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Ford to unveil 17 new products for Africa

  /   in Motoring 8:28 pm   /   Comments

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Ford has announced that it is set to unveil 25 exciting new vehicles in Middle East and African markets by 2016 as part of its aggressive expansion plans in its newest business unit, Middle East and Africa (MEA).

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Kia to produce cars in Nigeria by Sept

  /   in Motoring 12:58 am   /   Comments

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Kia Motors has announced that it will commence production of selected models in Nigeria by September this year. The Korean auto makers by this move, joins the likes of Nissan and others who took advantage of the Federal Government’s auto policy to set up assembly plants in the country.

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NAC trains 1,000 mechanics in Abuja

  /   in Motoring 12:03 am   /   Comments

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Apparently preparing mechanics across the country on how to repair and fix modern day vehicles, the National Automotive Council, NAC has trained 1,000 mechanics selected from the six-geo political zones.

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PAN Chairman asks FG to monitor auto policy implementation

  /   in Motoring 12:25 am   /   Comments

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THE Chairman of PAN Nigeria Ltd, Alhaji Munir Ja’afar, has called on the Federal government to jealously monitor the implementation of the national automotive policy to ensure its success.

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Can Isuzu D-Max regain its position in Nigeria?

  /   in Motoring 12:32 am   /   Comments

D-Max-new

Can the Isuzu D-Max regain its number one spot in Nigeria? This is the question many Motoring Journalists and Transporters are asking. But only time will tell. Many years ago, the Isuzu Tiger, as the D-Max pick-up was then known was the toast of many transporters and banks who used it as bullion vans and

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Macan SUV takes centre stage at Porsche Centre

  /   in Motoring 12:30 am   /   Comments

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THE world’s first sports car in the compact SUV segment, the Macan, was last week unveiled to an excited audience during an exclusive event at Porsche Centre Lagos. The introduction marks Porsche’s pioneering move into a new segment, following in the footsteps of the brand‘s most successful model in the luxury SUV range, the Cayenne.

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Renault inaugurates new dealership, promises to overhaul Nigeria economy

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LEGENDARY European automaker Renault yesterday announced fresh intention to key into the Federal Government transformation agenda with the aim of overhauling Nigeria to a globally recognized manufacturing hub from an oil dependent economy.

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Carmax Nigeria launches autoguard

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IN an effort to make car repairs and maintenance seamless for organizations and individual vehicle owners, Carmax Autocare Centre, a leading Autocare company in Nigeria has introduced CARMAX AUTOGUARD to the automobile market. The product according to the company will make it easier for car owners and organizations to manage the maintenance and repair cost of their cars all year round.

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Koncept Auto Centre targets more market share with Izuzu

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KONCEPT Autocentre Limited, a subsidiary of the Kewalram Chanrai Group, is poised to capture more market share for the Izuzu vehicles.

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Behold Nigeria’s solar-powered race car

  /   in Motoring 8:39 pm   /   Comments

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IN continuation of the relentless pursuit for technological innovation, relevance and advancement, a group of Nigerian engineers, technologists and scientists have designed a state-of-the-art, concept solar car that will put Nigeria on the talking point of technology and innovation globally.

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Ford redefines B-Segment with Ecosport

  /   in Motoring 12:12 am   /   Comments

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THE all-new Ford Ecosport which went on sale in Nigeria recently is one of the most powerful cars in the B-segment. The compact sport utility vehicle combines the versatility of Sport Utility vehicle with small car fuel efficiency. It offers attractive smart features like no other in its segment.

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Mercedes-Benz makes statement with Sprinter coach

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MUCH has already been said about the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, which has found its place in the Nigerian commercial sector- thanks to the authorised General Distributors of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria, Weststar Associates Ltd.

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Kewalram Chanrai flaunts all-new Chery models

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KEWALRAM Chanrai, renowned automobile marketing company in Nigeria has added the Chery automobile brand to its portfolio. The Chery brand which was presented to the Nigerian Motoring Press recently ranges from A-segment cars to saloons and compact sport utility vehicles.

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Kunle Ade-Ojo becomes Toyota Nigeria youngest MD

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TOYOTA Nigeria Ltd, (TNL) has elevated its Executive Director, Mr. Kunle Ade Ojo to the position of Managing Director.

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Car built by Nigerian students passes international evaluation

  /   in Education, Motoring 7:28 pm   /   Comments

Tuke-Tuke

Nigeria has recorded a major feat in automotive technology innovation with a car called “Tuke-Tuke’`, produced by students of the University of Benin.

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Peugeot to begin local production in June – MD

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The Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Ltd, (PAN) on Thursday said it would restart its assembly plant in Kaduna for local production of quality and affordable vehicles in June.

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Spain shows interest in Nigeria’s automotive industry

  /   in Motoring 10:09 am   /   Comments

A cross section of dealers

Mr Pablo Segrelles, Chief Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy of Spain in Nigeria on Wednesday expressed Spanish companies’ interest in the development of Nigeria’s automotive industry.

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Mercedes-Benz service camp kicks off

  /   in Motoring 12:01 am   /   Comments

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DETERMINED to consistently offer quality service to its esteemed customers across the country, Mercedes-Benz authorised distributor in Nigeria, Weststar Associates is organising a service camp for Mercedes Benz customers.

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Promotion of spare parts aimed at enhancing cottage industries — BKG boss

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THE Managing Director of BKG Exhibitions, and Chairman Organising Committee of the Lagos Motor show, Mr. Ifeanyichukwu Agwu has said that the strategic promotion of the spare parts sector at the on-going Lagos Motor show is aimed at enhancing the development of the nation’s cottage industries in the auto sub sector.

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Kingo Hummer bus set to ruffle feathers

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Wrangler-Jeep

KING Long Buses are making headway into the Nigerian commercial bus market where competition appears to be getting more interesting by the day. Positioned as the “Affordable Luxury” brand, the King Long Buses come in three versions, Kingo Hummer, Kingwin standard & Ambulance.

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Dana launches 2nd generation Kia Soul

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DANA Motors has unveiled the all-new Kia Soul into the Nigerian market. The award winning Kia Soul was unveiled at the Lagos Motor show Victoria Island, Lagos, yesterday.

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CFAO unveils 3 new Mitsubishi models at Lagos Motor Show

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LEADING automobile marketing company in Nigeria, CFAO Motors, has launched three new Mitsubishi models into the market.

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Nigerian-born Nissan Patrol arrives

  /   in Motoring 12:05 am   /   Comments

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THIS is the first Nissan Patrol to be built in Nigeria. It rolled out from the Nissan Plant in Lagos last week and it has everything a typical Nissan Patrol, built anywhere in the world can boast of.

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TNL unveils automatic transmission Toyota Hiace

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TOYOTA Nigeria Ltd, TNL, has added the automatic transmission version of the Toyota Hiace to its lineup with the aim of capturing more share in the highly competitive mini-bus vehicle market segment in Nigeria.

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Nigerian-born Nissan Patrol arrives

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THIS is the first Nissan Patrol to be built in Nigeria. It rolled out from the Nissan Plant in Lagos last week and it has everything a typical Nissan Patrol, built anywhere in the world can boast of.

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Fashola to flag off Lagos Motor show and Auto part Expo

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LAGOS State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) will lead other dignitaries from the public and private sectors to declare open the 9th edition of the Lagos Motor Fair & 3rd Autoparts Expo Nigeria. The Fair which kicks off on Thursday, June 1st, at the Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, will parade over 70 companies from Nigeria and abroad.

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First built in Nigeria Nissan Patrol rolls off production line

  /   in Motoring 12:32 am   /   Comments

Nissan-Naija

Nissan has become the first major manufacturer to build a car in Nigeria in response to the Federal Government’s new Automotive Policy.

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Globe Motors to assemble Higer automobiles locally

  /   in Motoring 12:10 am   /   Comments

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Frontline auto company, Globe Motors Holdings Nigeria Limited is to begin local assembling of automobiles to take advantage of the country’s new auto policy.

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9th Lagos Motor Fair, will be a thriller – BKG

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BKG Exhibitions, organisers of the annual Lagos Motor Fair and Auto Expo in Nigeria has promised exhibitors and visitors to the 9th edition of the fair a rewarding and bumper show.

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Hyundai gives Elantra serious facelift

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Refreshed for 2014 model year, the new Elantra receives numerous changes, including slight cosmetic modifications inside and out, a new Sport trim level with a more powerful engine, upgraded infotainment features and a quieter cabin.

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TNL recalls Hilux, Rav4, Yaris to correct faults

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Toyota Nigeria Limited has announced the recall of the 2004-2005 Hilux and the 2005-2006 Rav4 to replace a malfunctioning spiral cable.

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Volkswagen Amarok Flaunts Improved Agility, Fuel Efficiency

  /   in Motoring 12:12 am   /   Comments

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THE Volkswagen Centre, renowned distributors of Volkswagen products has unveiled some of Volkswagen latest commercial vehicle range including Amarok, Caddy, Multivan, Transporter and the 30-seater Crafter bus.

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