Author Archives: Motoring World

Ambode Reads Riot Act Over Road Reconstruction

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday expressed displeasure at the slow pace of work on the reconstruction of some of the road projects in the State, saying he would not accept anything that would make life difficult for the residents of the State. Speaking during a project inspection tour in Bariga, Alimosho, Oshodi, Governor Ambode reiterated his determination ...

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2015 Ford F-650 and F-750 Recalled for Safety Issue

Ford Motor Company has issued a safety compliance recall for approximately 26,400 2011-2013 and 2015 model year F-650 and F-750 vehicles in North America for a safety compliance issue with FMVSS 210, regarding seat belt anchorage. In these vehicles, the front passenger and center seat belts might not be anchored in the correct position relative to the seat, increasing the ...

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Boulos Assembles Tricycles with 40% Local Content

Boulos Enterprises Limited(BEL) has successfully sourced up to 40 per cent local content for its locally assembled tricycles. The company’s General Manager, Mr. Julian Hardy, who made the disclosure during the company’s Motorcycle Dealers Conference held recently in Lagos, also said his company was planning further to increase the local contents to 60%. Addressing journalists at the end of the ...

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Another Star in Nigeria: Mercedes-Benz GLA

Described as Sports Utility Vehicle(SUV) of the future, the new GLA, which combines the key design values of Progression and Tradition, is an all-rounder with hallmark of Mercedes-Benz SUV genes, but more youthful, sculptural and full of subtle drama. Mercedes-Benz rounded off the extensive SUV portfolio with the introduction of the new GLA, which is now available in the Nigerian auto ...

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“I Lost My Parents at Age 12, But Refused to Give Up” – Female Auto Mechanic, employee of Automatic Fits& Energy Ltd

Watched from a distance, she did her job with the kind of gusto and dexterity commonly found in modern day youths, while pinging on sophisticated touch-screen mobile phones or tablets. But rather than pinging, Mary Fashipe, 27, automobile mechanic since 2012, is more passionate about ensuring that engine pistons are not in any pain. She is thorough. With smiles, she handles ...

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New Ford Mustang Gets First Glovebox Knee Airbags

The all-new Ford Mustang is the first vehicle to be equipped with a new type of knee airbag that is integrated within the lid of the glove box, instead of the instrument panel, preserving maximum passenger space. Rather than a textile fabric airbag, the technology consists of an innovative moulded plastic design, sandwiched between the outer and inner glove box ...

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Limited Edition Volkswagen Amarock Rolls Out

Amarok Atacama, a limited edition model of Volkswagen’s Commercial Vehicles is out. Named after the vast desert region of South America that covers Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, the Amarok Atacama features an equally broad and impressive specification that is guaranteed to appeal to adventurers and city-dwellers alike. The new Amarok Atacama features enough standard equipment to keep even the ...

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McLAREN Sports Series Enters Pre-Production Phase Ahead Of Global Launch

Countdown to the launch this autumn of the most attainable McLaren road car project yet, the Sports Series, continues with the start of the pre-production phase within the state-of-the-art McLaren Production Centre in Woking, England.  This milestone marks the final stage in the development programme ahead of the global roll-out of the 570S Coupé; the first model to be launched ...

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Vehicle Identification Scheme Critical to National Development–Oyeyemi

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi has charged the officers responsible for the National Vehicle Identification Scheme under the uniform licensing scheme to work for the sustenance of the integrity of the database on drivers and vehicles, saying that the scheme will eventually facilitate tracking down traffic offenders and other criminals across the nation. ...

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My Toyota Camry Vibrates After Repair

Dear Editor, Kindly  enlighten me on the problem I am having with my car, a 2003 Toyota Camry. The car has made 146,000 kilometers. Recently, mechanic worked on its clutch problem, but since then, I have experienced vibration whenever I start the engine, whether on gear or not. The problem was not their before the mechanic worked on the car. ...

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