Author Archives: Motoring World

Cheki Nigeria Rolls Out Rewards for Car Dealers

Cheki.com.ng, Nigeria’s most reliable digital marketplace for quality vehicles, has rolled out the ‘Cheki Winning Dealer Campaign’.This initiative aims to reward car dealerships that provide high quality service to their buyers while listing their cars on the Cheki website. In highlighting how the Winning Dealer offering works, Cheki shared details of what car dealers stand to win as well as ...

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Kojo Motors Launches Most Advanced Yutong Buses in Nigeria

Kojo Motors Limited, one of the leading automobile dealerships in Nigeria, is setting an ambitious goal that will see the wholly Nigerian-owned company assemble different range of Yutong buses locally. With technical support extended by Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co. of China, Kojo Motors Limited while throwing its weight behind the National Automotive Industrial Development Plan (NAIDP) of the federal government, ...

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The V-Class: Combination of a Van and a Mercedes-Benz Saloon

Following its market launch in 2014, the Mercedes-Benz V-Class immediately became an international success and more so in Nigeria since its introduction in 2017. This according to Mr. Mirko Plath, Managing Director/CEO Weststar Associates Limited(the Authorized General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria) is as a result of the international growth strategy of Mercedes-Benz “Vans goes global” with the goal to ...

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Andy Murray Goes Electric with New Jaguar I-Pace on World Environment Day

Two-time Wimbledon Champion, Andy Murray, has fulfilled the promise he made during WWF’s World Earth Hour to ‘go electric’ and become one of the first Jaguar I-PACE customers on World Environment Day. Supporting the commitment Murray made to switch to Jaguar’s first all-electric performance SUV in March this year, Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver and fellow WWF ambassador, Nelson Piquet Jr, ...

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Accidents Overshadow Second Race at Budapest

There was a moment of shock-horror in the DTM shortly after the start of the sixth race of the season at the Hungaroring. The second round at Budapest was stopped after a quarter of an hour’s racing following several incidents in the pit lane. The stoppage was the result of a number of unrelated accidents in the rain-hit pit lane, ...

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Jaguar Assembles its Most Powerful Road Car Ever

Hand-assembly of the new Jaguar XE SV Project 8, the most powerful, agile and extreme performance Jaguar road car ever, begins this month (June 2018). As disclosed by the auto maker, in a statement released on Friday, the first examples of Project 8, a limited-edition sports sedan with genuine supercar performance, will be delivered to performance driving enthusiasts this summer. ...

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New Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron Revealed

LEGO Group and Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. have revealed the new LEGO® Technic™ Bugatti Chiron., The 1:8 scale super car, according to Bugatti in a statement released on Friday, will be available from June 1. “The LEGO® Technic™ Bugatti Chiron model,” the statement explains, “ brings together the iconic design heritage of the French ultra-luxury car brand and LEGO Technic™ elements, ...

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Ford Names New Leaders for Middle East & Africa

Ford Motor Company has made key global leadership changes, appointing Jacques Brent, formerly president, Ford Middle East and Africa, as  the new global position of director, Product Marketing, effective June 1. This move, according to Ford in a statement on Friday, is part of the automaker’s push to transform its marketing organisation to drive greater efficiency, effectiveness and customer insight ...

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NUPENG Draws Battle Line with Multinationals Over Anti-Labour Practices:

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Sunday gave a 21-day ultimatum to employers in the Nigerian oil and gas to address workers welfare to ameliorate their sufferings. NUPENG President Prince Williams Akporeha, said at a news conference in Lagos that over 500 union members had not been paid after working for some international oil companies. Akporeha ...

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Angry Youths Burn Nigeria Customs Vehicle

Irate youths on Thursday burnt down a Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) patrol vehicle at Uya-Oro junction in Oron Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. The angry youths staged the protest when some NCS personnel attempted to clamp down on a vehicle allegedly carrying five bags of imported rice. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while the NCS vehicle ...

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