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For the first time, Euro NCAP Puts Automated Driving Technology to the Test

More than 70% of car drivers believe that it is already possible to purchase a car that can drive itself, according to a new #TestingAutomation consumer survey commissioned by Euro NCAP, Global NCAP and Thatcham Research[1]. Published to coincide with Euro NCAP’s first assessment of automated driving technology, the survey findings are in stark contrast to the current capabilities of ...

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Mercedes-Benz Launches Revolutionary Trucks into Nigerian Market

Weststar Associates Limited, Authorized General Distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria on Tuesday introduced all-new Mercedes-Benz Actros and Arocs into the Nigerian market amidst colorful ceremony flavored with African traditional drumming and dancing. The company’s Managing Director, Mr. Mirko Plath, represented by Weststar’s Chief Finance Officer, Ms Mary Ojulari, described the heavy duty trucks as an “improvement to the already existing ...

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FG Calls for Stiffer punishment for Road Offenders, Says that would Make Politicians Obey Traffic Laws

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has called for support of the United Nations and other stakeholders to enable stringent punishment for road offenders in the country. Amaechi made the call when a delegation of the United Nations Decade of Action on Road Safety and Traffic Injury Prevention Nigeria paid him a visit in Abuja. According to him, if there ...

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All-New Peugeot 508 Named Most Stylish Car Of 2018

The all-new PEUGEOT 508 has been presented with the Style Award at the carwow ‘Car of the Year’ Awards 2018. The carwow Awards are designed to help motorists, who shop through the carwow website, understand the best models on the market that year. With over four million online users and over 22 million video views per month on the carwow YouTube ...

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Euro Ncap Commends All-New Ford Focus

Sophisticated technologies designed to make the all-new Ford Focus driving experience more comfortable, less demanding and safer have been commended by the Euro NCAP independent crash test authority following its first ever automated driving assessment event. The Ford Focus, which earlier this year was awarded a 5-star safety rating by Euro NCAP, received recognition from the organisation as part of ...

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LEVC Sets Date for TX Electric Taxi Launch

The TX eCity, the world’s most advanced electric taxi, has now been approved by Parisian authorities and will legally be able to be used as a working taxi in the City. This news comes many months ahead of the vehicle’s intended launch into the City and underlines the ongoing international interest in LEVC’s flagship commercial vehicle. With almost 600 TX ...

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2018 Suzuki World Beach Cleaning Campaign Held in Nigeria: The Untold Story

Although Boulos Enterprises Limited used this year’s Suzuki world Beach cleaning campaign held in Lagos Nigeria to remind fishing communities of the danger of using two-stroke outboard engines, what participants would not forget soon was the fact that they had to wear life jackets, because this year’s venue is assessable only by boat, reports ROTIMI ASHER, Motoring World’s Lagos Bureau ...

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Some Dreams Are Closer Than You Think Thanks To Mercedes-Benz

Some spend lifetimes longing to try something exceptional: parachuting from a plane, seeing the gorgeous Northern Lights, climbing sheer rock faces, listening to live music at Coachella or hiking trails for the first time at one of America’s stunning national parks. Everyone has a “bucket list” – and if they don’t, they probably will with the launch of the Mercedes-Benz ...

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Governor Ajimobi Commissions FRSC New Office Complex, Pledges Support

The Governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has commissioned the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) office complex for Oyo State Sector Command, Ibadan, with a pledge to support the Corps to attain the target of 50% crash reduction by 2020 in line with the United Nations projection. Represented by the Deputy Governor, Chief Moses Alake Adeyemo, Governor Ajimobi charged ...

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