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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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JLR tests smart, connected cars in preparation for self-driving cars

THE road tests  are part of the  £7.1 million project aimed at creating the UK’s first fully connected infrastructure geared towards self-driving cars. More than 40 miles of the M40, M42, A45 and A46 will benefit from a world-first combination of wireless technologies (DSRC, 3/4G mobile networks, WiFi and fibre optic networks), ensuring vehicles can always be connected to each other and to infrastructure.

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Honda relaunches spacious City with exceptional fuel efficiency

DETERMINED to give Nigerian customers the best in the compact sedan segment, Honda Automobile West Africa has unveiled the sixth generation Honda City into the Nigerian market. The new City which was unveiled at the Honda Place showroom along Oshodi Apapa expressway, comes loaded with an array of modern features that are hardly found in  other cars in. Bigger, faster, roomier, more comfort features and safer. Honda is using the new City to relaunch itself into the Nigerian market.

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