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Mitsubishi Dealer Lends Hybrid SUV to Ex-School

…tasks students to Investigate How the Car Runs By:MATILDA FRANCIS Dealer Principal of Mitsubishi dealership Firs Garage in Hook Norton is lending his former school a top-selling plug-in hybrid SUV, so that students can learn about its game-changing technology. Dean Wood, who attended Sibford School in the 1970s, still remembers the school motto ‘Truth and Honour, Freedom and Courtesy’, and ...

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7.3m Hyundai Sonata sold in 30 years

Hyundai is celebrating the 30th anniversary for the iconic Sonata mid-size sedan. The Sonata made its debut in 1985 in Korea, playing a pivotal role in Hyundai’s growth and reputation. With more than 7.3 million Sonata models sold since its introduction, Sonata has become a family sedan loved by customers all around the world. “The Sonata has been a huge factor ...

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“My Own Definition of a Car”- COSMAS MADUKA, Chairman, Coscharis Group

Following unveiling of the new Landrover Discovery Sport, penultimate week, at Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria, MR. COSMaS MADUKA, Chairman, Coscharis Group (franchise dealer for such luxury brands as BMW, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Landrover and Ford) spoke exclusively to Motoring World’s editor-in-chief, FEMI OWOEYE, on what an automobile means to him. He also clarifies what buyers of the newly unveiled Landrover ...

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Nissan Opens Multimillion Naira Facility amid Fanfare

… Targets 13% Market Share in Nigeria Nissan last Thursday celebrated opening of a new state-of-the-art dealership in Victoria Island. Owned by a subsidiary of the Stallion Group, Nissan’s distribution and manufacturing partner in Nigeria, the ultra-modern showroom is the first of its kind in the country. The new Victoria Island showroom brings to 11 the number of Nissan dealerships ...

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Weststar Introduces Economical Mercedes-Benz CLA

…Covers 100km with 5.41 Litres of Fuel While the classic Mercedes-Benz CLS- whose design concept has generated more than its fair share of imitators since its debut in 2003 is still enthralling the world, further design development has given birth to the unmistakable looking Mercedes-Benz CLA. The powerfully dynamic design and interplay between concave and convex surfaces give the CLA ...

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Ford Ranger Odyssey Africa Challenge Latest

…Entry Deadline Extended to May 24 The Ford Motor Company, in association with its accredited dealer in Nigeria, Coscharis Motors, has announced a new closing date for the Call for Entry into the 2015 edition of its action-packed Ranger Odyssey Africa Challenge, themed “Brain Vs Brawn”. The third edition of the annual Ranger Odyssey will see a total of 20 ...

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Hyundai, FCMB Launch Customer-Friendly Bonanza

Hyundai Motors Nigeria in collaboration with First City Monument Bank (FCMB) PLC has introduced a joint marketing incentive known as the ‘Power of 2’ to help perceptive customers procure new generation Hyundai cars of their choice without necessarily parting with the value of the car in one fell swoop. The incentive which is currently trending and financed by FCMB would ...

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170 Cars Set for Hill Climbing in Italy

…As Silver Flag Prepares for 20th ‘Best of Italy’ The 20th Silver Flag hill climb, which takes place in Vernasca in the Italian province of Piacenza on June 19-21, has attracted over 170 cars to celebrate the ‘Best of Italy.’ Former motor racing and rally drivers Sandro Munari, from Italy, and Henri Pescarolo, from France, will take part in this ...

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Motoring Humour:Escape Trick

A police officer pulls a guy over for speeding and has the following exchange: Officer: May I see your driver’s license? Driver: I don’t have one. I had it suspended when I got my 5th DUI. Officer: May I see the owner’s card for this vehicle? Driver: It’s not my car. I stole it. Officer: The car is stolen? Driver: ...

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