Thursday October 2nd, 2014
Thursday October 2nd, 2014
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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

Ford-B-Segment

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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Mercedes-Benz-Sprinter-coac

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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Cherry-Model

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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peugeot

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

Mercedez-Benz-X-Class

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

Nissan-Naija

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

Globe-motor

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

Volkswagen-Amarok

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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Weststar adds Mercedes Benz GL 400

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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

2014-Grand-Cherokee-Laredo-

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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