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Mercedes-Benz sells over 560,000 vehicles in 3 Months

Mercedes-Benz closed the first quarter of 2019 with 560,873 passenger cars sold worldwide (-5.6%).For the third year in a row, sales in the first quarter were therefore well over 550,000 units. In March, 227,644 vehicles with the three-pointed star were delivered to customers all over the world (-4.1%). The first three months of the year featured important model changes in ...

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Perform or Resign, Fayemi Tells New Commissioners

…Also List of Appointed Commissioners and Photos Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has told the newly sworn in Commissioners and Special Advisers to perform or be prepared to resign their appointments for non-performance. Inaugurating the new commissioners and special advisers in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, Governor Fayemi urged the new council members to get accustomed to government programmes, and agenda, ...

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Why Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Construction Will Cost More– FG

Ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will cost additional N64billion, due to new works added to the original contract, the federal government has revealed.   The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Friday, who debunked earlier media reports about the variations in the projects costs and delivery time, said there were no variations in the cost of ...

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Limited-Run, 2020 JEEP Gladiator Launch Edition Sells Out In One Day(Watch video)

A limited-run version of the Jeep® brand’s return to the pickup truck market – the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition – has sold out in the limited pre-order opportunity. The unique Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition was offered for pre-order to the general public on Jeep 4×4 Day, April 4. The pre-order process, including selecting a Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition and connecting with ...

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Motorists “Horrified” By Idea of Driverless Cars- Research Findings

Motorists are less enthusiastic than ever about the idea of driverless cars – with more than half of drivers saying the idea “horrifies” them. Newly released figures show that motorists are now more fearful and skeptical about computer-controlled driving than they were just two years ago. An online motor retail specialist BuyaCar.co.uk has tracked consumer attitudes to the concept of ...

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Toyota Celebrates 28 Years of 4X4 Success

The 2019 edition of the Rust de Winter 4×4 Jamboree marked the 28th successive event in partnership with SA’s largest manufacturer Toyota. The now famous family-event and highlight on the off-road calendar also celebrated its 40th anniversary earlier in March when 150 participants along with their families and friends arrived at the Rust de Winter campsite to compete in the 2-day ...

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Uber to Increase Fares

Uber passengers will be charged an extra £1 for journeys in London’s congestion zone from this week. The popular taxi service said that the additional funds will contribute to the £11.50 daily fee its drivers must pay when entering the congestion zone in the city centre. From Monday, a £1 surcharge will be added to all trips that enter the ...

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