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FRSC vows to deal with erring driving schools

THE Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi said that the agency would no longer tolerate erring driving school operators. The FRSC boss who frowned against driving schools’ certificate racketeering said that the agency will not spare anyone caught in the act as he called on members of the Driving School profession to appreciate the responsibility they owe to the society through credible discharge of the tasks and upholding the ethics and standards of the profession.

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German envoy lauds MB Automobile Services

In its resolve to establish a strategic point of sale  that provides easy access and better customer services for existing and prospective high networth clients in Lagos, MB Automobile Services Limited – one of the authorized passenger cars dealers of Westar Associates Limited has unveiled a world class, state-of-the art showroom in Lagos.

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CarXie: New app-based cab service set for launch in Nigeria

A new mobile driver-rider app, CarXie, is set for launch in the country.Security of both driver and commuter is the appeal of the app, according to CarXie  Operations Director, Chinedu Amadi, who unveiled the new product to the media in Lagos, recently.Amadi said the app, which was  developed in Nigeria in collaboration with foreign partners would be launched at City Mall, Onikan,Lagos on July 27 and on that  day, there would be a seminar on defensive driving, which is designed to enhance  driving skills of CarXie drivers and of other drivers.

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How technology is driving urban mobility: The Uber example

In many bustling urban cit-ies around the world, policy-makers and regulators are becoming increasingly focused on creating sustainable solutions that effectively address the rising vehicular congestion that these cities experience. In Lagos, Nigeria, traffic congestion is something inhabitants grapple with on a daily basis. According to recent observations by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the population of Lagos State now stands at over 24 million – equivalent in number to 30 African cities combined. By 2050, it is estimated that the population of Lagos could top 35 million. These growths will no doubt put additional pressure on the city’s infrastructure. Perhaps a crucial question is: how will inhabitants of Lagos get from point A to B? What transportation systems and infrastructure are needed to serve the rapidly burgeoning population?

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Ford beats emission reduction target eight years early

Ford Motor Company has announced that  as part of its 19th  annual Sustainability Report it has met its goal to reduce manufacturing emissions  eight years ahead of schedule. In 2010, Ford’s Environmental Quality Office announced a goal – to reduce the company’s carbon dioxide emissions from manufacturing operations by 30 percent per vehicle produced by 2025.

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