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Finally, Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV arrives

The good news is that Mercedes-Benz GLA is now in Nigeria, courtesy, Weststar Associated Nigeria Limited, sole distributors of Mercedes-Benz, Jeep and Dodge brands in Nigeria. Described as a multi-talented compact SUV, the new GLA-Class is a complete compact SUV, ideal for day to day motoring with an off-road capability. The first Mercedes-Benz in the fast-growing compact segment is highly maneuverable around town, lively on country and pass roads and dynamic and efficient on the motorway.

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Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep

Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep record improved sales

The Chrysler Group now known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after the Fiat-Chrysler merger, has extended its amazing run of year over year gains, with May 2016 marking the 74th consecutive month where the brands combined to move more units globally than they had the same month, one year earlier. It was a slight improvement from May 2015 to May 2016, with the company improving by just 1%, but with around 3,200 more vehicles sold last month – the streak has continued.

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CVL supports FRSC expired tyre campaign with launch of Continental, GT

As the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, campaign on expired tyres gains momentum, Cambistry Ventures Limited, CVL, dealers in automotive products has come up with two world class tyre brands to save the situation. Managing Director of CVL, Sir Ikechukwu Okafor, said that it is regrettable the way and manner substandard tyres enter into the country and as a result his company, Cambistry, decided to introduce the world class tyre brands Continental and General Tyre, both manufactured in Europe.

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KIA-AU

Kia models earn recognition from Strategic Vision, AutoPacific VSA

Kia Motors’ hard-earned reputation for delivering world-class quality and reliability across its model line was reinforced recently when Strategic Vision named it the highest quality brand under $26,000 in the research-based consultancy’s Total Quality Impact (TQI) study. Leading the way for Kia were the Sorento and Carnival, which achieved the highest TQI scores in the mid-size CUV and minivan segments (in a tie), respectively.

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tyres

What is lifespan of tyre (1)

The question that most motorists are asking is when does the car tyre expire? Car Tyres are manufactured by bonding rubber to fabric plies and steel cords. And despite the anti-aging ingredients mixed into the rubber compounds, there is a realization that tyres are perishable, as well as a growing awareness that some tyres will actually age out before their treads will wear out.

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Bus

Expect quality, affordable vehicles from Globe plant- Anumudu

The Chairman of Globe Motors, a leading automobile company in Nigeria, Mr. William Anumudu, has promised Nigerians quality and affordable vehicles from its stable when it starts rolling out cars from its ultra-modern plant in Lekki, Lagos by next month. Mr. Anumudu, disclosed in Lagos that the company is putting finishing touches to its assembly plant located at the Lekki area which has a capacity for 40,000 vehicles on completion and would generate employment for 3,500 Nigerians. Globe is investing about $150 million dollars in the plant..

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CVL supports FRSC expired tyre campaign with launch of Continental, GT

As the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, campaign on expired tyres gain momentum, Cambistry Ventures Limited, CVL, dealers in automotive products has come up with two world class tyre brands to save the situation. Managing Director of CVL, Sir Ikechukwu Okafor, said that it is regrettable the way and manner substandard tyres enter into the country and as a result his company, Cambistry, decided to introduce the world class tyre brands Continental and General Tire, both manufactured in Europe.

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Porsche new 718 Cayman ready for launch

Assembly of the new Porsche 718 Cayman is underway in Germany with the comprehensively redeveloped mid-engine sport coupé now boasting more power, increased torque, a higher top speed and a stylish redesign. Ahead of its arrival, the new entry-level model for Porsche is being produced at the brand’s historic headquarters in Zuffenhausen.

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National-Automative-Policy

NAMA boss proffers remedy for auto industry

It is my conviction the government is well aware of the positive and multiplier effects a vibrant auto sector can have on the economy. I believe they are figuring out how to assume ownership of the programme started by the previous administration and how to improve on it. This has taken the better part of one year without a formal engagement of the association of automotive manufacturers.

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Cross section of participants during a peace advocacy visit to Dadin Kowa Muslim Community, in Jos on Wednesday (30/5/12). NAN Photos

FRSC boss expresses solidarity with Muslims as Ramadan begins

Following the announcement on Sunday by the Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Nigeria Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Saad Abubakar 111 of the sighting of the moon of Ramadan in several locations in Nigeria and commencement of the Ramadan fast on Monday, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed solidarity with the Muslims across the country, saying his staff would be on duty to assist in effective traffic management during the one month spiritual activity.

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Kia-kojo

Kia sales up by 3.4% in May

Kia Motors Corporation has announced that its May 2016 global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recorded a total of 261,269 units sold. This figure represents a 3.4% year-on-year increase compared to the same month of 2015.

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