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Hyundai Tucson Ranked Most Dependable SUV

Hyundai’s Tucson received the distinct honor of most dependable SUV by J.D. Power in their 2018 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).   “In one of the most competitive segments in the industry, Tucson places highest in its class,” said Barry Ratzlaff, vice president of customer satisfaction, Hyundai Motor America. “Hyundai is committed to providing customers with high-value vehicles that withstand the ...

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Toyota Clean Sweeps Final Day in Rally Sweden

Toyota GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has clean swept the fourth and final day of Rally Sweden, confirming the pace of its Yaris WRC cars on ice and snow. Finland’s Esapekka Lappi, competing in a WRC-spec car for the first time on snow, led a team trifecta in the penultimate stage and won the final Power Stage, to improve two ...

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World Championship-Winning M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC Rally Car Joins Exclusive LEGO® Speed Champions Range

Ford, The LEGO Group and rally specialists M-Sport today revealed a new model from the LEGO® Speed Champions range that is set to bring the thrill of the rally stage to living room floors across Europe – the title-winning M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC rally car. The designers at LEGO have recreated the striking looks of the M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC car complete ...

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Prof. Soyinka Applauds Nigeria’s FRSC at 30

…Calls for More Dedication The Nobel Laureate and first Chairman of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Board, Professor Wole Soyinka has applauded members of the Corps for working hard to change the mentality of the Nigerian drivers within 30 years of its establishment, saying the journey is only just beginning. He stated this on Saturday, while addressing members of ...

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New BMW and UTI Program Prepares Service Members for Civilian Careers as BMW Automotive Technicians

A first-of-its-kind training program for veterans celebrates its opening on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. The BMW MSTEP (Military Service Technician Education Program) will provide new career opportunities for service members transitioning from military service to civilian life.  Created by BMW of North America, LLC, in partnership with Universal Technical Institute, this is the first time a premium automotive brand ...

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Ford Driving Skills for Life Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Expanded Programs For 2018

Ford Driving Skills for Life celebrates its 15th anniversary this year with significant program expansions and the addition of new technologies to help new drivers stay safe on the road. The 2018 U.S. Driving Skills for Life tour kicks off this month in New Orleans at NOLA Motorsports Park. A signature program of the Ford Motor Company Fund, Driving Skills ...

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Lights, Cameras, Action As the London Classic Car Show Fires Up!

…More than 700 eye-catching classics to covet, savour The biggest and best London Classic Car Show blasted off to a truly ‘thunderous’ start at ExCeL on Thursday. For the first time in the sparkling show’s own four-year history, the opening evening witnessed a pair of major global car launches with two of Britain’s most iconic marques unveiling spotlight-stealing new models.  ...

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“Peugeot is Set to Reclaim its leadership position in the Nigerian Automotive Sector”- Ibrahim Boyi, MD, PAN Nigeria Limited

Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited (now PAN Nigeria Limited) used to be a leading Nigerian automobile manufacturer, making cars from Completely Knocked Down (CKD) parts with a high density of local content. But government’s anti-developmental policies over the years caused a major setback to industrialization in the country, a situation in which the nation’s auto industry still struggles to recover from. ...

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