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Drink-Driving Soars in the United Kingdom

…Road Safety Charity Urges Police to Reverse Trend Indications are that incidence of road crashes and deaths might have been on an upward swing in the United Kingdom in the past 24 months, no thanks to drunk drivers. As announced by the country’s  Department of Transport on Thursday, provisional estimates for 2016 show that between 200 and 280 people were ...

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Hyundai Sonata Recognized For Long-Term Ownership Value

Having already been recognized for its innovative design and leading safety features in recent months, the all new Hyundai Sonata now has been awarded Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost to Own award for the mid-size class. Furthermore, Hyundai was named the top brand overall, highlighting its continued emphasis on not only a great customer experience, but industry-leading ownership value for ...

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Outlines 2018 Motorsports Activities

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing positions motorsports activities as the basis of its quest to create ever-better cars. From products developed through these activities to the establishment of the GR Garage (sales outlet), TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s motorsports activities have been promoted as a comprehensive method of increasing numbers of car fans. In order to provide to a wider audience the anticipation and ...

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“How I Bought a Made-in-Nigeria car with N2,800”-Otunba Femi Pedro, former Deputy Governor, Lagos State of Nigeria

Although Otunba Femi Pedro, Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, has a deep passion for automobiles made in Nigeria, he is a lover of aesthetic and luxury cars. He once had a dream car, a luxury brand, which he could not acquire until he was Managing Director of First Atlantic bank (defunct). At the recent unveiling of Peugeot 3008 held ...

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Data Falsification: Mazda Apologizes To Customers

…Says it has Completed Investigation MATILDA FRANCES Mazda Motor Corporation has apologized to its customers for any concern that falsification of data recently disclosed by Kobe Steel has caused its customers. In a statement released on Tuesday, Mazda noted that it had completed an investigation into parts made from materials for which Kobe Steel has admitted falsifying data. “As summarized ...

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Hyundai Motor Reveals First Images of Santa Fe

Hyundai Motor unveils its first images of the New Generation Santa Fe which will celebrate its world premiere in February 2018. The company’s largest passenger car, it represents Hyundai’s strong SUV heritage and continues its global success story. The fourth generation Santa Fe is a powerful, premium-designed SUV with class-leading roominess. The Santa Fe displays a modern and elegant appearance ...

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Rolls-Royce Phantom Named ‘Best Supernatural Driving Experience’

The Rolls-Royce Phantom has been praised for offering the ‘Best Supernatural Driving Experience’ in the prestigious GQ Car Awards, which were announced on Monday. An independent panel of judges at British GQ recognized the other-worldly experience of travelling in New Phantom, which is the most silent motor car in the world and cossets occupants with its peerless magic carpet ride. ...

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Battle of Beasts: Toyota Hilux V Ford Ranger

FEMI OWOEYE South Africans love bakkies. As revealed by Gumtree South Africa recently, top selling passenger vehicle in 2017 was the evergreen Toyota Hilux, which topped even the massively popular VW Polo Vivo and Toyota Corolla. But, according to Gumtree, the Ford Ranger wasn’t far behind the Hilux and even managed to outsell it in five months of 2017. Nissan, Isuzu and the ...

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