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Elizade tutors motorists on vehicle maintenance

Foremost automobile dealership in Nigeria, Elizade Nigeria Limited, has highlighted the importance of proper and adequate vehicle maintenance in a depressed economy like Nigeria where funds for vehicle replacement are limited.

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Yaris, class benchmark at 20

TWO decades of existence of an automobile model calls for celebration by the auto maker. Not all models attain two decades of existence. This is because a single mistake in design of a model could lead to the exinction of the model. This is where Toyota stands out. Every Toyota model lives for many decades. Examples include the Corolla, Camry, RAV4, Land Cruiser, Highlander, Hilux and Hiace. All have spent few decades in the market without even change of name. They have improved with every successive model. The Yaris, no doubt has toed this success line. As at June 2016, over three million units of Yaris had been produced globally.

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Success nuggets of auto industry guru

Interviewing Chief Michael Ade Ojo, Founder, Elizade Group of Companies and Chairman of Toyota Nigeria Limited, is every Nigerian Motoring Journalist’s delight. Apart from being very blunt and frank about issues relating to the auto industry, Chief Ade Ojo would always give you an advice that can guide you in life if you are one of those that take words of advice from elders very seriously.

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Mercedes delivers 1.5 vehicles in 8 months

Mercedes-Benz delivered 1,512,268 vehicles to customers worldwide in the first eight months of this year, thus setting a new record (+1.1%). Never before in the company’s history were sales of 1.5 million vehicles achieved earlier in the year. Mercedes-Benz sold 155,918 (-8.5%) vehicles worldwide in August, the 30th consecutive month with global sales of more than 150,000 units due to the ongoing strong demand for cars with the three-pointed star. As expected, however, there was an impact on unit sales in August from challenges relating to vehicle availability, including model changes and delays in vehicle certification in some markets. Nevertheless, Mercedes-Benz defended in the first eight months of the year its position as the best-selling premium brand worldwide.

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All-new Kia Cerato sets new pace in class

Kia’s new Joker, the all-new Cerato will be arriving in Kia Motor showrooms across the country before the end of the year. A Kia source in Nigeria told Vanguard Motoring that the all-new Cerato will be the benchmark in its class in Nigeria when it finally arrives. Unveiled at the 2018 New York International Auto Show in Manhattan, USA, the All-new Cerato has made a successful debut featuring its impressively enhanced exterior and interior design. Looking more dynamic and stylish, the All-new Cerato’s design has moved in a sportier direction while preserving the original design elements from predecessors.

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