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Getting To Know the All-New 2020 Toyota GR Supra

Performance, capability and style are on full display with the launch of the all-new 2020 Toyota GR Supra campaign on Monday. In a nod to Toyota’s sports car heritage, the campaign, titled: “This Is Our Sport.”  reflects the excitement Supra drivers will feel in an iconic car designed with them in mind—a car that pushes the limits. “The return of ...

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Atiku’s Video Evidence Empty Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday described the 48 Compact Discs evidence tendered by the People Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atitku Abubakar as lacking in probative value. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that four of the video clips played at the Presidential Election Tribunal court hall includes “Count down of Osun Decides’’, a production of ...

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Dana Motors to Assemble DFM Brand in Nigeria

ROTIMI ASHER Dana Motors Nigeria Limited has concluded plans to assemble the newly launched DFM brand vehicles from its assembly plant in Lagos. The company made this known at the brand’s media unveil held in Lagos recently. Addressing journalists during the unveil, Dana Motors’ Vice President, Mr. Olu Tikolo, expressed readiness of his company to roll out compact sedan, SUV ...

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Dana Motors Launches DFM Brand in Nigeria (View Launch Photos)

…Allays Fear Associated With Chinese Auto Brands Dana Motors Limited, a Nigerian auto company with one of the largest assembly plants in West Africa, has launched into the Nigeria market, Dongfeng, a major auto brand in China. During the launch held at DFM showroom on Akin Adesola street, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday, two sedan,(DFM S50 and A9), a P16 ...

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NiMet Predicts Increased Rainfall in Northern Nigeria

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted chances of increased rainfall and thundery activities within the country on Monday. NiMet’s weather output on Sunday in Abuja predicted thunderstorms over Sokoto, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Jigawa and other Northern States in the morning hours. It forecast thunderstorm/ rain over most part of the region in the day, with day and night temperatures ...

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Ford Recalls 2019 Ranger Supercab

Ford Motor Company hasissued a safety recall for select 2019 Ranger SuperCab vehicles for the right-front seat belt. It made the announcement in a statement released on Friday. According to the auto maker, in affected vehicles, the right-front seat belt may have been improperly assembled. “Improperly assembled seat belts may not adequately restrain occupants in a crash, increasing the risk ...

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Mercedes-Benz Maintains Top Position in Premium Segment

After the first six months of the year, Mercedes-Benz continues to be the leader among the premium car brands in a highly competitive environment worldwide, despite ongoing model changes. From January to June, 1,134,729 cars were handed over to customers by Mercedes-Benz (-4.6%). Unit sales decreased in the first half of the year primarily due to ongoing model changes for ...

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Performance Tests Begin, As Pininfarina Prepares To Present Future Design Vision

As the Battista’s wind tunnel and simulation development programme picks up speed in Italy under the guidance of Development Driver Nick Heidfeld, Automobili Pininfarina has confirmed that the world’s first pure-electric luxury hypercar will make its Monterey Car Week public debut at The Quail on 16 August 2019. As part of a series of exclusive presentations at the House of ...

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UK Gives Condition for Freeing Iranian Tanker

The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, if Tehran guaranteed that the tanker would not go to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Saturday that London would facilitate the release of the oil tanker, Grace 1, ...

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