Breaking News
Translate
Latest

Motoring

Made in Nigeria Kia cars, catalyst to nation’s auto devt — Olawale

THE current wave in the economy has continued to dampen the spirit of industrialists and has made the policy makers to intensify their efforts in ameliorating the economic condition. In an expected reaction from the economic instability, harried auto makers and some stakeholders in the country remain perturbed as economic growth declines and consumer buying power dips to a record low.

Read More

Mercedes-Benz takes voice control to next level in E-class

THE new Mercedes Benz E-class is redefining what a true luxury sedan should be. It features a new Audio 200 entry-level radio that comes with a larger display, new infotainment software and the option of a widescreen cockpit. Major highlights include the new Mercedes-Benz SD map navigation, which turns the radio to a high-end navigation system, online access and car telephony with fast LTE technology, additional interior appointment options and ambient lighting with dynamic light scenarios.

Read More

Rolls-Royce boss says new SUV has no comparison

TO meet customer demand for a higher-riding vehicle with more passenger space,  Rolls-Royce has spent the last several years developing a “high-bodied car” it calls the Cullinan. But since there will be nothing sporty or utility-focused about the Cullinan, you should not call it an SUV. According to one executive, you shouldn’t even compare it to the Bentley Bentayga, either.

Read More

Night driving safety tips

DRIVING requires hun dred per cent concentration. Road traffic accidents account for one of the highest causes of deaths  in Nigeria. It has been discovered that most accidents that happen on our road are avoidable. And with a little caution lives could be saved on our roads. Here are some driving safety tips, which if observed could save lives and properties.

Read More

Porsche achieves positive first-half result, grows workforce

IN the first half of 2017, Porsche AG increased its operating result, revenue, deliveries and number of employees. Six months into the year, Porsche’s operating result has reached 2.1 billion euro, an increase of 16 per cent. Revenue rose by eight per cent to 11.8 billion euro. The company’s profit margin came to 18.1 per cent (prior half year: 16.8 per cent), while the number of deliveries rose by seven per cent to 126,497 vehicles. The company’s workforce increased by twelve per cent to 29,280 employees.

Read More

Kia rubs shoulders with premium brand at JD awards

KIA Motors has earned three J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards with the Kia Niro, Kia Soul, and Kia Cadenza, all garnering awards in their respective segments. Kia is the only non-premium brand to register wins in three segments (in a three-way tie with two premium brands), earning accolades in the Small SUV segment (Niro), Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment (Soul) and Large Car segment (Cadenza).

Read More

Kia, Stanbic unveil new car finance scheme

AS car acquisition becomes more difficult, Kia Motors and Stanbic IBTC bank have struck an accord on how to make car ownership easier for prospective car buyers. Kia Motors Nigeria has partnered Stanbic IBTC bank to overcome liquidity crunch and excess documentation require-ments to become a car owner in Nigeria. The finance scheme tagged ‘Drive Your Dream, Pay at Your Pace’ is in a bid to help people drive home their dream car despite the uncertainty rocking the Nigerian economy, the customers’ interest is at the core of this tie-up.

Read More