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Coscharis Gears Up For Launch Of Latest Jaguar Land Rover Variants At Coca Cola Golf Tournament

The Coscharis Jaguar Land Rover dealership will be continuing its association with Coca Cola Nigeria, the official sponsor of the ‘Road to Mauritius Golf Tournament’ scheduled for August 4, 11 and September 15, 2018 across Ibadan, Abuja and Lagos respectively; as it plans to officially launch its latest luxury automobile variants – the Jaguar E Pace, Range Rover Velar and ...

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Annual Death rate of Road Accident Victims May Soar to 1.9 Million…Unless

ROTIMI ASHER Despite massive global awareness about road traffic crash problem, population of peopel killed via road accidents may increase to 1.9 million annually by 2020. The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi gave the warning at the 2018 Nigerian Auto Journalists Association(NAJA) Training workshop held recently in Lagos, Nigeria. Quoting the The World Health Organization (WHO) ...

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FRSC Restates Commitment to Improved Service Delivery in Driver’s Licence

Concerned with the need for improved efficiency in the production and distribution of the National Driver’s Licence (NDL), the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has directed heads of Sector Driver’s Licence Centres across the country to follow due process in their operations. He gave the directive on Wednesday while declaring open a one ...

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5GAA, BMW, Ford, Groupe PSA Exhibit First European C-V2X Direct Communication Technology

… Target  Global Solution for Vehicle-To-Everything (V2X) Communication The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), the BMW Group, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), and Groupe PSA — in association with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Savari, Inc. – recently announced Europe’s first live demonstration of C-V2X direct communication technology operating across vehicles from multiple auto manufacturers. The live ...

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Kia Rio and Stinger Win J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution, Layout Awards

Following the launch of the 2018 Rio and highly anticipated 2018 Stinger, Kia Motors America (KMA) has earned two more J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards for its stylish sub-compact and its powerful fastback sports sedan.  The double win helped increase Kia’s overall score by eight points since last year, while also securing the brand’s spot among ...

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Seat, Grupo Sesé Debut The Longest, Truck Driving On European Roads

…Truck Measures Over 30 Metres Long, Reduces CO2 Emissions By 20% per Road Journey SEAT and Grupo Sesé are again at the forefront of road transport. Both companies carried out a pilot test to analyse the performance of the duo trailer, the largest and most efficient freight delivery truck now driving on motorways in certain European countries. The test journey ...

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FG to inject N300bn into Auto Industry

The Federal Government plans to inject N300bn into the nation’s vehicle assembly plants as part of measures to accelerate the development of the automotive industry. Already, contributions into a support fund initiated to facilitate the vehicle production finance scheme have risen to N11bn. The Director-General, National Automotive Design and Development Council, Jelani Aliyu, who gave the indication at a forum ...

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Containerized, Bulk Cargo Haulage Spikes Growth at Ikorodu Lighter Terminal

As part of the efforts of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to further decongest the traffic gridlock on Apapa port axis, Hadiza Bala-Usman  Managing Director of NPA in February this year flagged off the first export consignment of manganese, a solid mineral resource from the Ikorodu lighter terminal to Apapa port. This initiative has since resulted in the movement of ...

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