Author Archives: Motoring World

How do I Know My Car Airbags Are Defective?

Dear Editor, I am a regular reader of your very informative magazine. I drive a 2005 Honda Accord. I shall be very grateful if you will please respond urgently to this request. I read your recent report about vehicle recall, especially the point that vehicles in hot region like Nigeria may be affected and I am a bit concerned.  How will I ...

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Le Mans: Audi Fast but Unfortunate

Audi has continued its string of podium results in the 24-hour race at Le Mans but missed taking the 14th victory it was aiming for in the world’s most famous endurance place in positions three, four and seven. The tally of the brand with the four rings remains impressive. In all 17 Le Mans runs, at least one Audi team ...

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Porsche Victorious at Le Mans

Mission accomplished: Porsche has achieved its 17th overall Le Mans victory at the 83rd running of the famous 24-Hour race in a perfect way with a one-two finish. Drivers Earl Bamber (NZ), Nico Hülkenberg (GER) and Nick Tandy (GB) won the coveted trophy in their innovative Porsche 919 Hybrid exactly 45 years after Porsche’s first overall win at La Sarthe ...

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Injured Ex-Military Secure Employment at Jaguar Land Rover

Wayne in the forces

Jaguar Land Rover’s Invictus Games work placement legacy programme has seen the first five successful participants being offered a permanent position at the company. The bespoke training programme is designed to help rehabilitate wounded, injured and sick ex-personnel and aid transition into civilian careers. Staff Sergeant Wayne Walker, formerly of the Queen’s Royal Lancers has joined the Solihull manufacturing team ...

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All-New Ford Mondeo Wins Best Petrol Tow Car Award

Ford’s all-new Mondeo has been judged the best petrol-powered tow car by experts at this year’s Tow Car Awards. The Camping and Caravanning Club worked with Practical Caravan and What Car? magazines to assess this year’s field of 37 tow cars.  They judged the cars’ ride and handling both towing and solo, as well as practicality and buying and owning.  ...

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Bentley Expands Presence in Germany

Bentley Motors announced at he weekend the opening of a new showroom in Dresden, Germany. The showroom, measuring over 400 m², is located on the Meißner Strasse 34, in Radebeul, Dresden. The new dealership offers customers the full Bentley model range, pre-owned vehicles, as well as aftersales service and the company’s branded luxury goods. It adds to Bentley’s presence in ...

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Airbags Or Car Bombs?

Indications are that lives of some hundreds of motorists in Nigeria and other African nations are being exposed to daily possibility of fatal accidents resulting from airbag bomb explosion. But how does a device meant to protect lives become an explosive capable of killing vehicle occupants? FRANK BOYEDE finds out. For some years, it has come to light that airbag, ...

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Reported Takata Airbag Bomb Victims

Not less than seven deaths and close to 200 injuries have been linked to airbags explosion, while safety experts believe there might be thousands of unreported cases all over the world. Find below few examples of victims of safety device, which turned to hidden bombs in automobiles Ashley Parham, 18, in Oklahoma City: This victim, who was driving a 2001 Honda ...

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Lesson Nigeria Should Learn from South Korea – Jacky Hathiramani, MD, Dana Group

After obtaining a degree in Business Administration from European Business School (EBS), London, in 1997, Mr. Jacky Hathiramani returned to Nigeria the same year to start managing Dana Group. Less than two decades afterwards, the company has munificently made investment impact in various sectors of Nigerian economy, including the automobile industry. Today, with Jacky still at the helm of affair, ...

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