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Ducati ‘Ride A Song’ Contest Takes Off

Ducati has launched its Ride a Song contest, asking competition participants to propose ideal motorcycle vacation paired with great music. The best “road trip” wins a Multistrada Experience, an exclusive opportunity to ride the new Multistrada 1200, and the chance to share this exciting experience with two friends. The Ride a Song contest arises from the partnership between Ducati and ...

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Lagos Erring Drivers to Face Psychiatric Test

Psychiatric test on motorists committing serious traffic offences, especially driving against traffic or through one-way, is to be reinstated in Lagos State. In a statement, yesterday by Mr. Nzeobong Akpabio, Assistant Corps Marshal and Zonal Commanding Officer, Zone 2, Lagos State headquarters, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, vehicles of such erring drivers will also be impounded. “This is part of ...

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Record Half-Year Sales for Mercedes-Benz

With 898,425 vehicles delivered to customers in the first six months of 2015 (+14.7%), Mercedes-Benz recorded the highest half-year sales figures in the company’s history. The second quarter of the year also exceeded all previous quarters in terms of sales figures. In June, the brand with the star handed over 169,616 vehicles to customers (+19.3%). The sales success is due ...

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Lagos Plans Reconstruction of Ladipo Market Road

…Inspects Daleko, Ladipo, Papa Ajao Roads Lagos State Government on Sunday indicated plans to reconstruct the popular Ladipo Auto Spare Parts Market Road and other connecting roads to enhance vehicular movement within the axis. This came to fore when government officials inspected some road networks in the Papa Ajao and Ladipo Spare Parts Market areas in Mushin and Oshodi/ Isolo ...

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Nigeria’s Lewis Hamilton in the Making

He picked the first ticket for the preliminary contest staged recently at Coscharis 4×4 Test Track in Lagos. He is Ugochukwu Onuiri, one of three candidates representing Nigeria at this year’s Ford Ranger Odyssey Contest holding in Southern Africa. Ugochukwu is a car lover and a freak. He is passionate about motoring. Indeed, he was so much in a hurry ...

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Motoring Humour: Surgeons on Coffee Break

One day, a group of surgeons, all friends, were having coffee break at a restaurant, and the following conversations ensued…  1st surgeon: “Accountants are the best to operate on because when you open them up, everything inside is numbered.” 2nd surgeon: “Nah, librarians are the best. Everything inside them is in alphabetical order.” 3rd surgeon: “Try electricians! Everything inside THEM is ...

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Saloon Sets Record Driving Range for Any Zero-Emissions Car on the Market

The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has proved it can go the distance, achieving 67 miles per gallon in official US combined city/highway driving calculations, and an estimated driving range of 312 miles on a single tank – a distance further than for any other zero-emissions car on the market. Jim Lentz, Toyota North America CEO, announced the ...

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