Author Archives: Motoring World

Fuel Duty Freeze Is a Missed Opportunity, Transport Association Tells British Gov

The United Kingdom’s decision to freeze the rate of duty on fuel is welcomed by the logistics sector, which is already battling inflation at a five year high, but a cut would have done far more to boost the economy, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA). FTA, the UK’s largest membership association for the whole logistics sector, has been campaigning for a 3p cut in fuel duty, to ...

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Kano Pledges Support to Reduce Road Accidents

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has pledged to support the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in reducing road accidents in view of the increasing rate of accidents on roads. Ganduje made the pledge on Wednesday during the flag off of the 2017 `ember months campaign’ of the Corps in Kano. NAN reports that the governor was represented at the occasion ...

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Book Review: Triumph Bonneville T140 Restoration Guide

The Triumph 750 of 1973 to 1983 is probably the classic British motorcycle that most people will recognise, whether they are an enthusiast or not. Their desirability continues to grow, aided by their easy availability and excellent parts back up. This book is aimed at the DIY enthusiast interested in their renovation and restoration, and is fully illustrated with high ...

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Bragging rights and money at stake in F1 finale

The Formula One season winds up in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with both titles won, Lewis Hamilton aiming to close the year on a winning note and big money still at stake for those further down the paddock pecking order. While four times world champion Hamilton’s Mercedes team mates can again look forward to healthy year-end bonuses, others are scrapping ...

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NNPC Completes 539km of Gas Pipeline Projects

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has completed, commissioned and delivered 500 kilometers (km) of gas pipelines between 2010 to date. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, said this on Tuesday in Abuja in a statement by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the corporation’s Group General Manager Public Affairs Division. According to him, this is part ...

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Book Review: This Day in Automotive History by Brian Corey

During the last four centuries certain key events have influenced the development of the auto industry and the way people get about. This book tells fascinating tales, bringing individual days to life with short stories, photographs and illustrations. From the first self-powered vehicles to modern advances in technology, many topics are covered surrounding the turbulent history of the automobile. The ...

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Historic Sports Car Club to Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Formula Junior

The Historic Sports Car Club’s feature at Autosport International will include a line-up of iconic Formula Junior cars to celebrate 60 years since the open wheel racing series’ inception at the NEC Birmingham from 11th-14th January 2018. First adopted in October 1958, the class was intended to provide an entry level where drivers could use inexpensive mechanical components from ordinary ...

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