Saturday March 28th, 2015
Saturday March 28th, 2015
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PAN presents new generation Peugeot cars through test drive

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Peugeot

THE Managing Director of PAN Nigeria Ltd, Mr. Ibrahim Boyi, has explained that the recent Media Test Drive by his company is aimed at presenting the new generation Peugeot vehicles to the press and Nigerian public.

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Three years old Araoluwa wins Kia Rio at St. Saviours School FunDay

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Miss Araoluwa Edun (centre) winner of Kia Rio at St. Saviour's School FunDay flanked by her family members and the Kia team.

Kia Motors Nigeria’s collaborative stride to boost primary educational development weaved into its organisational social responsibility has continued to wax stronger in recent times. The company’s sponsorship of the 2015 St Saviours School Funday was hinged on its relentless efforts to partner with educational institutions to further strengthen the foundational learning of the future leaders in a peacefully unified society.

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS: Race car for circuit, everyday driving

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Porsche Panamera, sports car for four

With the unveiling of the new 911 GT3 RS, Porsche is once again breaking down the boundaries of possibility, redefining what it means to create a car at the cutting edge of motorsport technology, which is suitable for everyday driving.

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GAC GS5 SUV makes serious in-road

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GAC Trumpchi GS5

GAC Motor’s Trumpchi GS5 is one of the most talked about compact sport utility vehicles, SUVs, in the country at the moment.

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Nissan improves five spots in 2015 JD ranking

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Nissan-sporty

Nissan jumps ahead of the industry average in annual dependability study of three-year-old vehicles with new reporting model 2012 Murano ranked most dependable in Midsize SUV class.

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Porsche announces management changes

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Porsche 911

Porsche AG has announced management changes in the sports car manufacturer’s important sales regions and subsidiaries.

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Ford named among 2015 world’s most ethical companies

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Motoring-Ford-jeep

Ford Motor Company has been named on the Ethisphere Institute’s 2015 list of World’s Most Ethical Companies.

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Coscharis delights lovers with bmw 3, 5 series at Epe Resort

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Mr Cosmas Maduka

Coscharis Motors, in partnership with Epe Resort, added more spice to all lovers and customers lodged in the resort during the valentine weekend in the outskirt of Lagos.

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GA3, new definition of compact sedan

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GA3

Barely one year after its entry into the Nigerian market, Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Limited (GAC MOTOR), has made impact on the Nigerian auto market with the unveiling of charming models being appreciated by auto enthusiasts.

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At last, Stallion Motors brings in Infiniti brand

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stallion-infiniti

STALLION Motors, authorised Nissan sales company in Nigeria has completed plans to launch the Infiniti car brand into the Nigerian market. Infiniti is Nissan Motor Company’s luxury car brand and competes with premium brand like Mercedes, BMW and Lexus.

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS: Race car for circuit, everyday driving

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GA3

With the unveiling of the new 911 GT3 RS, Porsche is once again breaking down the boundaries of possibility, redefining what it means to create a car at the cutting edge of motorsport technology which is suitable for everyday driving. Celebrating its world premiere at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show and with exceptional on-track capabilities, the 911 GT3 has once again cemented its status as the benchmark in its class – straight from launch.

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Nissan improves five spots in 2015 J.D. ranking

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Nissan-Sentra

Nissan jumps ahead of the industry average in annual dependability study of three-year-old vehicles with new reporting model 2012 Murano ranked most dependable in Midsize SUV class. Altima, Frontier, LEAF all among top three models in their segments.

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Nissan woos customers with new 3S facility in Victoria Island

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Nissan Patrol

Stallion NMN, authorised Nissan sales company has inaugurated another multimillion billion naira 3S (sales, spares and service) facility in highbrow Victoria Island –Lagos to provide one-stop shopping convenience to customers.

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Hyundai unveils ‘Xtra Savings Offer’ for new Xcent

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*Talk of the moment, Hyundai Equus Luxury Sedan that led the Hyundai family to rake awards in Strategic Vision's Total Value recently

Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited has introduced another affordably priced B-segment Xcent saloon car currently trending in its recently announced sales offer – “Hyundai Xtra Savings Festival” that promises free maintenance package, comprehensive insurance and registration within the first year of purchase.

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MoU with WesBank aimed at affordable Nigerian made vehicles — NAC

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Davido cars to prodcuer and manager

THE Director General of the National Automotive Council Engr. Aminu Jalal has explained that the Memorandum of Understanding signed recently with WesBank of South Africa is aimed at making made in Nigeria cars affordable for the average Nigerian car user.

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Kia Sportage comes top in J. D. ranking for small SUVs

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Kia-optima

J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) has ranked the Kia Sportage as the leader in the Small SUV category, marking the first-ever VDS award in the brand’s history

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GAC, GA6 Sedan for the elite

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GAC

On January 12, L.T. GAC MOTOR GA6, a model designed for the elite, appeared in the 2015 North International American Auto Show (NAIAS). As a flagship product among GAC MOTOR Class-B series, GA6 is highly attracted by international media since its debuted, and it sets up a new benchmark of original design and quality in current China’s auto industry today. The model is greatly significant to GAC Motor and even all Made-in-China independent brands.

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Land Rover offers most affordable Discovery Sport

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Land Rover Freelander 2

For a quarter-century the Land Rover Discovery has represented the spirit of epic adventure. It has taken the brave across the globe, as well as up, down, and along roads less travelled. As a result, some say that there’s not a lot left to be discovered… but there’s still room to expand the definition of discovery – which is why there’s a new arrival in the Discovery family.

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Kia SPORTSPACE concept to be unveiled at Geneva

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*Kia  Rio

Kia Motors Europe will unveil an innovative new concept, the Kia SPORTSPACE, at the 85th Salon International de l’Automobile in Geneva on 3 March 2015.

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Nissan recharges with two trendy SUVs

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Nissan-Pickup

Stallion NMN, the Nissan sales company in Nigeria has unveiled the third generation (T32-series) Nissan X-Trail and second generation Nissan Qashqai at a media brief in Lagos, where local automobile media later put the vehicles to test from the Stallion NMN Gbagada showroom to Victoria Island Lagos. The two new models reflect Nissan’s pedigree in the production of state of the arts SUV.

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Prestigious design award for new Kia Sorento

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*Kia  Rio

Kia Motors continues to reel in awards for its outstanding design. Now the Kia Sorento, the brand’s flagship SUV, has received the prestigious ‘iF Design Award’ for the first time.

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Nissan Qashqai with contemporary designs cues

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Nissan Patrol

Creating a car with good low-speed ride and the ability to handle rough surfaces usually involves a compromise in set-up. Not so with the new Qashqai. The second generation model is equipped with advanced double-piston shock absorbers that deliver faultless damping at both ends of the dynamic range.

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Ford dangles all-new iconic Mustang

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Motoring-Ford-jeep

Ford Motors representatives in Nigeria, Coscharis Ford and BriscoeFord are set to launch the all-new Ford Mustang sport car into the market. The introduction of the Mustang, one of the world’s most iconic cars into the Nigerian market is schedule for the first quarter of the year. The Mustang is a performance car designed for customers who want to standout at any gathering.

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Jaguar’s cross-over ready next year

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2012 Range Rover

Jaguar Land Rover will in 2016 add a new Jaguar model into its family. The new Jaguar, a performance crossover will be produced at the company’s plant in Solihull, UK. The new Jaguar will be known as Jaguar F-PACE.

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Macan wins more customers for Porche, as Porche delivers 189,850 cars

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*File Photo: Porshe

Audi is further expanding the biggest investment program in its history. From 2015 through 2019, the Ingolstadt-based company plans to invest 24 billion Euro, which is 2 billion Euro more than in the previous planning period. 70 percent of the investment will flow into the development of new models and technologies.

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Audi to invest 24 billion Euro in four years

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*Audi R8

Audi is further expanding the biggest investment program in its history. From 2015 through 2019, the Ingolstadt-based company plans to invest 24 billion Euro, which is 2 billion Euro more than in the previous planning period. 70 percent of the investment will flow into the development of new models and technologies.

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Sensational new film shows Range Rover sport svr prowess

  /   in Motoring 12:18 am   /   Comments

2012 Range Rover

Land Rover has released sensational footage of the Range Rover Sport SVR being put through its paces. In the dramatic film, Mike Cross, Chief Engineer Vehicle Integrity, Jaguar Land Rover, demonstrated the adjustability, poise and outstanding body control of the fastest and most powerful Land Rover ever produced.

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Odiboh wins Auto Journalists’ Awards 2014

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The Guild of Motoring Correspondents, the umbrella body of all Motoring Journalists in Nigeria, has named Dr. Oscar Odion Odiboh as the winner of the 2014 Nigeria Auto Journalists’ Awards, held in Lagos, recently.

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Nigeria needs workable railway to boost economy —Mbisiogu

  /   in Motoring 12:27 am   /   Comments

Abuja light rail

It is sad to know that Nigeria, with a population of over 170 million and boasting to be Africa’s number one economy has a rail network of 3,505km besides the new lines of about 1,129 km or more under construction, while South Africa, with about 50 million people has 20,192 km of railway network.

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Hyundai iX35 SUV thrills youths at Headies

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Hyundai

Hyundai Motors Nigeria has again demonstrated an uncommon magnanimity as it presented prized Hyundai iX35 Sport Utility Vehicle, SUV, to reggae and dancehall music sensation, Patoranking, winner of the Next Rated commemorative plaque at the 2014 Hip-Hop World Awards, popularly called Headies.

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Toyota Corolla, who the cap fits

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New Toyota Camry

Even Toyota competitors at the Nigeria Auto Journalists Awards, NAJA, applauded the Toyota Corolla when it was announced as the Nigeria Car of the Year.

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Most improved brand award, confirmation of Fords quality — Briscoeford

  /   in Motoring 12:14 am   /   Comments

Motoring-Ford-ranger

BriscoeFord, one of the distributors of Ford brand in Nigeria has described the crowning of Ford as the “Most Improved Auto brand by the Nigeria Auto Journalists Award” as a confirmation of Fords quality as one of the leading auto brand across the globe.

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