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X4 : Cheeky Boy From BMW

  Though the new BMW X4 wears a mischievous look, it’s so clever that it can almost make a cup of tea, reports FEMI OWOEYE  BMW too has joined the world automotive mummies, that have done away with family planning. Like Mummy Toyota, Mummy Hyundai and Mama Honda, BMW too now breed yearly like a rabbit. The latest of her ...

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Your Tyres And You

Whenever you jump inside your beautiful and valued car, always remember this: Your feet are off the ground. The only link between you and the earth are your vehicle tyres, explains Motoring World’s Editor-in-chief, FEMI OWOEYE To a large extent, therefore, your safety while driving depends on how safe your tyres are. Therefore, you are advised to take note of ...

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POLICE RECOVERED VEHICLES

Lagos state police command have recovered a total of 19 vehicles suspected to have been stolen from different locations in Lagos State. The vehicles can be located at the stations mentioned against each of them as follows: Period Recovered: 29th  December  2014 -8th January, 2015 MAKES OF VEHICLE                     REG NO                COLOUR       LOCATION V\WAGEN VANAGON BUS             LSR 828 XJ    ...

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Politicians Are Liars

A mini bus occupied by politicians was travelling at night along Lagos-Benin-Ore Road. Suddenly one of its front tyres burst at a speed of about100kilometres per hour. And the bus rolled over severally, spinning continuously into the bush and did not stop until it reached a farm land, where it was finally stopped by a tree. Following day,  police searched ...

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How Henry Ford Put The World On Wheels

By: FEMI OWOEYE From early this year(2015), Ford has been in the news. At a point, his great grand son got his great, great grand car, Mustang unveiled from the world’s tallest building in Dubai. Recently again, Ford’s family bought back one of the earliest commercially manufactured cars. But none of these stories is as inspiring as how the late ...

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Vehicle service intervals: Mistakes That Motorists Make

Instead of following manufacturers’ specification as regards automobile maintenance, many motorists go by their initiatives, doing it too often or too late against manufacturer’s recommendations. On either way, such motorists loose. How? Join FEMI OWOEYE in the clinic.. When about a decade ago,  I visited the Kia’s central workshop at Kia Plaza in Lagos, my curiosity was aroused, when I ...

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It’s My Kickstarter, please help!

AUTO CLINIC Dear Femi, I own a Peugeot 306, which I bought in 2001. For some months now, it has been problem of kick all the time. As the rewire repaired it, the problem keep coming back. Each time I try to start the car, there is no sound whatever, even when the starter switch is repeatedly operated. My auto ...

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Trip in Car That Rides on Land and Water

One of the world’s most significant auto technology breakthroughs, Aquada, is a car capable of  making over 60 kilometers per hour on land and over 160 km/hour on water, reports FEMI OWOEYE, who had a ride  in the car in London It happened at National Exhibition Centre(NEC), Birmingham, United Kingdom, where I visited as a motoring journalist. Though my head was turned ...

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