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Smith Fights Back For a Point after Imola Crash

Pata Honda rider Kyle Smith was unable to repeat his podium exploits of the previous two outings after crashing out of the fifth-round World Supersport race which was won by Kenan Sofuoglu at Imola in Italy this afternoon. Starting from tenth place on the grid after suffering front-end grip problems during practice and qualifying, Smith, 23, got a reasonable start ...

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Vauxhall Launches Taxi Kebab

For many years now, after a good night out, it’s almost been mandatory to get your taxi driver to stop off at the local kebab house for a quick doner. Now, thanks to Vauxhall’s ingenious new Taxi Kebabi, having your kebab and getting home are no longer a problem. Based upon the 9-seat Combi model, this class-de- fining Vivaro features ...

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Inazuma: Motorcycle Likened to an SUV

By: ROTIMI ASHER If there is any car that Nigerian auto freaks dream of, it is the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). Most of the auto freaks interviewed few months back told me about their readiness to add SUVs to their fleet of cars as soon as they can afford it. Their impression of SUVs is that they are bigger, have ...

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Incredible: Peugeot Achieves Fuel Consumption Record

…Covers Over 227 Km on a Gallon of Diesel PEUGEOT 208, a 1.6-litre BlueHDi 100 S&S,  has set a new long-distance fuel consumption record, under the supervision of the UTAC. An impressive 1,337.19 miles (2,152 kilometres) were covered on 9.45 gallons (43 litres) of Diesel, with an average fuel consumption of an amazing 141.2 mpg (227.24km/g). This record confirms the technological excellence ...

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Volvo’s 25 Years of Keeping Children Safe

Twenty five years ago, Volvo introduced the first integrated booster cushion for children as well as recommended that children should travel rearward facing until the age of four. Being 25th anniversary, the auto maker, this week (May 4th to 10th) joins United Nations to celebrate 25 years of introducing first ever integrated booster cushion for children safety, reports MATILDA FRANCES ...

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Exclusive: Buhari to Review Jonathan’s Auto Policy

…And Slash Tariffs on Imported Vehicles By: FEMI OWOEYE The incoming administration under the presidency of the retired General Muhammadu Buhari plans to review the President Jonathan’s automobile policy with the aim of protecting average Nigerians as well as “creating a necessary enabling environment for the development of the nation’s automobile industry”. A source close to the president-elect, General Buhari ...

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