Thursday July 24th, 2014
Thursday July 24th, 2014
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Weststar adds Mercedes Benz GL 400

  /   in Motoring 12:09 am   /   Comments

GL-400

LATEST addition to the Mercedes Benz GL family, GL-400 has arrived Weststar Associates Limited showrooms
across the country. The new GL 400 is available at Weststar showroom in superior black leather with grey fabric roof liner and shiny black exterior.

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TNL unveils $2m body and paint repair workshop

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THE Managing Director of Toyota Nigeria Ltd, TNL, Mr. Chandrasheker Thampy has described the newly commissioned $2m Toyota Nigeria body and paint repair workshop as a game changer in Nigerian auto industry.

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Chanrai storms market with Mitsubishi Attrage, Space Star

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By Theodore Opara CHANRAI Nigeria Ltd, representatives of Mitsubishi Motors in Nigeria has introduced two compact cars into the market. The two cars, Space Star (hatchback) and Attrage (saloon) are equipped with a 1.2 litre petrol engine with unprecedented fuel economy. Speaking during the presentation at Chanrai Nigeria Ltd office in Victoria Island, Lagos, the

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Coscharis continues joy story with new X5

  /   in Motoring 12:57 am   /   Comments

Coscharis-X5

Coscharis Motors, representatives of BMW in Nigeria, has launched the all-new BMW X5, Sports Activity Vehicle, SAV, into the market.

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Ghana to partner Nigeria on intergration of data base

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Vehicles Queuing for Fuel in Abuja

The Republic of Ghana is on the verge of partnering with Nigeria on data base integration, bordering on the registration of vehicles and drivers on the continent, as part of collective efforts to enhance safety practices within the West African region.

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Coscharis begins work on $55m CKD plant in Lekki

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LEADING automobile distributor in Nigeria, Coscharis Motors, has commenced construction of $55 million auto assembly plant in Lekki, Lagos, for the production of Jiangsu Joylong and MG brands. The plant is for Complete Knock Down parts, CKD.

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Lube giants set to clash at Lagos Motor Show

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In readiness for the 9th Lagos Motor Fair/3rd Auto Parts Expo, the indigenous companies are not left out as all the big names in the lubricant sector have all declared their interests to participate in this year’s event, leveraging on the outstanding success recorded in the 2013 edition and the build up to the 2014 edition.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee: Never been this good

  /   in Motoring 12:45 am   /   Comments

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The Jeep Grand Cherokee has never been this good. Though the Grand Cherokee has a pedigree as master of all terrain, it has never offered as much power, luxury, capability, safety as the 2014 model.

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Lagos Internatonal Motor show holds May

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The 2014 edition of Lagos International Motor Show will hold from the 1st to 7th of May at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Announcing the date at his Yaba, Lagos office, the managing director, Fashintex Nigeria Limited, Mr. Ifeanyi Agwu said that preparations are in top gear to host a memorable show come May 1 to 7, 2014.

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Ford redefines compact car segment with Ecosport

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YOU can’t stop falling in love with the all-new Ford Ecosport. The reason is simple. The small Ford car, built on a raised platform, has a beautiful design and is sweet to drive too

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C & I Leasing launches two new vessels

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Foremost Leasing company in Nigeria, C&I Leasing Plc has added two new vessels to its fleet. The vessels, Masud Defender and Magen Defender are both 25 crew carrier boats, and built in South Africa

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Globe Motors, Higer boost Nigeria auto industry with N19.8bn

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Globe Motors Holdings Nigeria Limited has entered into partnership with Higer Bus Company of China to build a N19.8 billion ultra modern vehicle assembly plant in Lagos.

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GM boss Lauds CFAO facilities for Chevy, Isuzu

  /   in Motoring 12:21 am   /   Comments

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The President and Managing Director of General Motors, Sub-Sahara Africa, Mr. Mario Spangenberg has described the CFAO Inter Motors facilities for Chevrolet and Isuzu in Lagos as outstanding, and world class.

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XGMA equipment brings succour to construction companies

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The General Manager, Richbon Nigeria Limited, representatives of XGMA brand of equipment, Mr. Edmund Okwu has disclosed that the XGMA range of construction equipment has brought succour to contractors who are looking for quality and affordable construction equipment to execute their jobs.

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Osoba, Uduaghan commend Innoson’s vehicle brand

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The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and former governor of Ogun State, Aremo Segun Osoba have commended the Innoson vehicle brand assembled in the country.

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Land Rover launches most fuel efficient, powerful Discovery

  /   in Motoring 12:20 am   /   Comments

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THIS is good news for Land Rover Discovery fans in Nigeria. The Land Rover Discovery is now available with a powerful super-charged all-new V6 engine which out-performs the normally-aspirated V8 petrol engine. The new petrol engine delivers 250 kw and 450 Nm with emission of 285g/k. Improvement in fuel consumption is 12.01/100 km as against 14.11/00 km on the V8 engine.

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Evoque gets world’s first 9-speed auto transmission, refreshes for 2014

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THE Land Rover Evoque has scored yet another first by becoming the first sport utility vehicle (SUV) to be fitted with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The new transmission developed by transmission experts, ZF specially for front-transverse driveline cuts fuel and emissions to the bearest minimum.

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Nissan overtakes Toyota with Teana

  /   in Motoring 12:03 am   /   Comments

Nissan-Teana

Nissan Motor Corporation has outperformed Asia-based carmakers including Toyota Motor Corporation just as its mid-size sedan, Altima also known as Teana outsold Camry for the first time in 12 years at the end of February 2014 sales appraisa

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ABC retrains driving crew, extends sprinter service to Lekki, Owerri, PH

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OVER 400 ABC Transport drivers and attendants recently participated in a productivity and safety enhancement workshop in Calabar, Owerri, Lagos and Ewekoro (Ogun State)

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Mercedes Benz S-Class and new benchmarks

  /   in Motoring 12:11 am   /   Comments

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Selecting the luxury car of the year for 2013 was not a very difficult task for the Nigerian auto journalists. The S-Class simply stood out and when it was announced at the Sheraton Hotel Ikeja, the audience applauded the decision of the judges. No one faulted the judgement. And the S-class took the crown.

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Kia Optima, a sedan with rising profile

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Optima

The Kia optima is perhaps, one of the ‘craziest’ car designs from the Korean car maker. No wonder it was conferred with the most ‘Outstanding design’ award by the Nigeria Auto Journalists Awards (NAJA) in 2012 when it first arrived the Nigerian market

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NAC thumbs up Dana Motors on Kia plant

  /   in Motoring 12:25 am   /   Comments

Motoring-Dana

THE Director General of the National Automotive Council (NAC), Engr. Aminu Jalal has commended the management of Dana Motors, representative of Kia Motors in Nigeria for its bold step to set up an auto assembly plant in Nigeria.

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Lanre Shittu Motors extends single digit finance to Yutong buses

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Yutong-Bus-Parts

Following the success recorded with the introduction of the single digit interest rate finance scheme on its Mack brand, the management of Lanre Shittu Motors has extended the scheme to the Yutong bus brand, another automobile brand represented by the company.

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BonluckBus Nigeria flags off operation, plans assembly plant

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Determined to enusre that Nigerian travellers have the option of luxury travelling experience on road, BonluckBus Nigeria limited has unveiled new buses and Coaches in Nigeria

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Coscharis partners Epe Resorts & spa

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A cross section of dealers

Coscharis Motors has put together an exquisite display of its exotic and stylish MINI range of cars at the Epe Resorts & SPA as part of an ongoing Partnership with the Resorts Centre

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Weststar unveils Neobus luxury coach

  /   in Motoring 12:10 am   /   Comments

Mecedes-bus

Weststar Associates Limited, authorised distributors of Mercedes Benz, Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge products in Nigeria has unveiled the Neobus N10 luxury coach into the market with array of incentives to customers.

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Mack truck rides on single digit interest finance

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The introduction of single digit interest rate facility by Mack truck representative in Nigeria, Lanre Shittu Motors (LSM), has boosted the sale of Mack trucks in Nigeria, as the Group Executive Director, Mr. Taiwo Shittu has revealed that the scheme improved his company sales figure by about 100 per cent last year.

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Nissan Teana returns with class-leading features

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Fresh from a total makeover, the Nissan Altima also known as Teana has opted out of the mid-sized sedan segment to provide customers with premium experiences and high technologies for the 2014 model year.

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Coscharis partnership excites Rolls Royce

  /   in Motoring 5:30 pm   /   Comments

Preparatory to the formal launch of Rolls Royce in Nigeria by May this year, Rolls Royce top officials were in Nigeria recently to access the level of work done by its Nigerian representative, Coscharis Motors.

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New auto policy: PAN to produce Peugeot 301, 508 in Kaduna

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The new automotive development plan aimed at developing Nigeria’s Automotive Industry (NIA), has received a boost with the consolidation of Technical and Commercial synergy between Automobile Peugeot (AP) France and PAN Nigeria Limited.

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Weststar unveils all-new Jeep Wrangler

  /   in Motoring 12:23 am   /   Comments

Wrangler-Jeep

Weststar Associates, general distributors of Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram brands is kick-starting the year with the introduction of the all-new award winning Jeep Wrangler. The Jeep Wrangler which has dominated by the all-wheel drive vehicle segment for many decades is available in Sahara, Rubicon and Sport models. The Wrangle ended the year 2013 with the Four wheeler of the Year award, from ‘Four Wheeler Magazine’, an award it has won for three consecutive time.

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Toyota restates commitment to quality after-sales

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The chairman of Toyota Nigeria Ltd, TNL, Chief Michael Ade Ojo has restated his company’s determination to continually raise the bar for after-sales service delivery to their customers nationwide.

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