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Suzuki SX4, a true Japanese built Sedan

The Suzuki Sx4 sedan may look simple in design but the unique attributes of the Sx4 stands it out in its class. For instance, the Sx4 is one of the few car models that is produced only in Japan. This means that Suzuki applies the strict Japanese standard in producing the Suzuki Sx4. As a result, the Suzuki Sx4 has a very long life span when compared to its competitors.

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The return of Morris Garages

MG (Morris Garages) one time renowned British automobile brand is now in Nigeria – courtesy, Coscharis Motors. The MG as you may recall, was ones a household name in the automobile world in those days, just like the Toyotas, Hondas and Mercedes Benz of today. It was hardly missing in most garages and owners pride the models as jewels. But today, MG is a citizen of China with the latest technological advancements like any other world-class auto brand.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils new climatic wind tunnel

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled two new climatic wind tunnels at its Sindelfingen site, designed to bring extreme weather conditions indoors.

Temperatures ranging from minus 40 to plus 60 degrees Celsius, hurricanes with wind speeds of up to 265 km/h, tropical rainfall and heavy snowstorms are all parts of the standard repertoire available here to the test engineers. If needs be, they can even provide a realistic simulation of a mercilessly hot sun.

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CFAO CICA finally unveils Great Wall range

CFAO CICA Nigeria Limited, a member of the CFAO Group has launched the Great Wall range of vehicles into the market, targeting to takeover the pickup vehicle market. The Great Wall models on sale in Nigeria include the Wingle pickups, Haval H3 Sport utility vehicle, Florid hatchback and Voleex C30 Sedan. Speaking to Motoring journalists before their first test-drive in Nigeria, the Managing Director, Mr. Regis Tromeur explained that the Great Wall brand is a top brand in China with emphasis on quality and durability.

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Kia posts 15% sales growth

Kia Motor Corporation posted a 15 per cent global sales growth last month with total sale of 208,704 vehicles.

During the period Kia posted year-on-year sales increases in all of its overseas regions – 45.2% in China (34,419 units sold), 26.6% in Europe* (40,840 units sold), 26.3% in North America (51,887 units sold), and 3.7% in general markets* (40,222 units sold), while sales in the home market of Korea declined by 9.7% (40,706 units sold).

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New Hyundai accent off to roaring start

The Hyundai Accent was America’s best-selling sub-compact car in July. “The all-new Accent outsold two great small cars we really respect in July – the Honda Fit and Ford Fiesta,” said John Krafcik, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. “In fact, it was the best-selling subcompact in the industry last month, its first full month of sales. It’s a good indication that consumers are connecting with our new design, 40-mpg fuel economy, and the Assurance Trade-In Value Guarantee. It’s a great recipe for this economy.”

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