Author Archives: Motoring World

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Gets Fresh Styling

The 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback returns with updated exterior styling, new interior trim, and a revised Sport trim that adds Smart Start and Entry and an upgraded Display Audio system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration. In addition, the line-topping Sport Touring trim is now available with a 6-speed manual transmission for the first time. The 2020 Civic Hatchback ...

Read More »

UK Bus and Coach Market Decline Continues

New bus and coach registrations fell -29.4% in the second quarter of this year, with 1,433 joining British roads, according to figures released on Friday by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Quarter two marked the tenth consecutive quarterly decline for the sector, as economic and political instability and uncertainty over Clean Air Zone plans continued to affect ...

Read More »

In-Wheel Motors for Electric Vehicles Evolving Fast

In-wheel motors are successful in two-wheel EVs but they have rarely been seen in larger vehicles due to safety and cost concerns and a fear that unsprung weight gives a rougher ride. Near-wheel motors are a compromise. However, eliminating transmission and freeing up space is attractive and, to good effect, BYD electric buses have two front motors in hubs with wheels fitted on top. ...

Read More »

Collapsed Lagos Bridge: No Casualty Recorded, Says LASEMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said that no casualty was recorded when a section of the pedestrian bridge collapsed at Yaba on Saturday. The Director General of the Agency, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that no life was lost during the incident, adding that the agency carried out prompt ...

Read More »

Revolution 2020: Toyota Rolls Out Corolla Nightshade

The sleek new Toyota Corolla and sporty Corolla Hatchback are getting the Nightshade treatment, as the special editions have been added to the grade lineup for model year 2020. Toyota now offers the Nightshade Edition package on six vehicles, with 4Runner, Camry, Highlander and Sienna already on sale. The all-new 2020 Corolla sedan was introduced earlier this year with a ...

Read More »

After Eid celebrations: Lagos Continues Sales of Lake Rice

The Lagos State Government has said that despite the end of the Eid celebrations, the sales of its popular brand, Lake Rice, will continue at all designated centres across the State. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya affirmed that the products are available at various centres across the State including the Agricultural Development Authority Complex, Oko-Oba; Lagos ...

Read More »

UNILAG to Showcase Zero Emission Car

The University of Lagos has attracted at least   N5 billion from international agencies in the last one year to drive research activities. Prof. Dixon Akinleye, Chairman, Sub Committee (Abstract), made the disclosure  at a news conference in Lagos to announce the institution’s 14th Research Conference and Fair. He said that the university would, at the  conference and fair, showcase a ...

Read More »

Why El-Zakzaky Was Repatriated From India – FG

The Federal Government on Friday explained the circumstances that led to the “repatriation” of  the leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-zakzaky, from India. Mrs. Grace Gekpe, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said that “acts of misconduct exhibited by El-Zakzaky in India necessitated his repatriation”. ...

Read More »

Search here

error: Content is protected !!