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VW Emission Scandal Latest: New Group Communications Manager Appointed

Following the emission rating scandal, which rocked Volkswagen AG to its foundation recently, leading to appointment of a new CEO, another casualty is the company’s Head of Group Communications, Investor Relations and External Relations at Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaf, Stephan Grühsem, who at the weekend, was replaced with 54-year-old Hans-Gerd Bode. Although the company claimed Mr. Grühsem’s exit was by amicable agreement, ...

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2016 Honda Accord Earns Top Safety Rating

The 2016 Honda Accord Sedan and Coupe named 29 times to Car and Driver magazine’s coveted “10Best” list, have received a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), when equipped with optional front crash prevention from the Honda Sensing suite of driver assistive technologies. This distinction includes a top rating of GOOD in five ...

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FRSC Boss Makes Case for Junior Officers in Housing Scheme

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi has spoken strongly in favour of creating special package for junior officers in the ongoing staff Housing Scheme, stating that as the group that form the bulk of staff population, they deserve better deal to make them more productive. Oyeyemi stated this while hosting the Management team of ...

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Boulos Targets 30% Sales Increase Before January

Less than three months to the New Year, Boulos Enterprises Limited is targeting an increase of additional 30 per cent to sales volume of its motorcycles, tricycles and outboard motors. The company’s GM, Sales and Marketing, Mr. Stanley Evans, who disclosed the plan to Motoring World at the weekend, said as at last week, the company had achieved 40 per ...

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Lagos AutoFest:Exhibitors Thump-Up with Reservations – MW Poll

Not less than 80 per cent of exhibitors at this year’s maiden edition of Automedics Autofest expressed satisfaction over the concept of the event, but said organizers did not do enough in the area of publicity. All 10 exhibitors, who responded to Motoring World’s opinion poll, believe its concept was unique and something different from other auto-related events held in ...

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Suzuki Exhibits at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show

Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced its exhibits for the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015 (organized by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association), which will open to the public on 30 October until 8 November. The theme for Suzuki’s booth is “SUZUKI NEXT 100”. Suzuki will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020, so the exhibits represent proposals for products and technologies ...

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Auctioneers Steal the Show at Frankfurt

International auctioneers Coys achieved outstanding results at their ground-breaking inaugural auction at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show on Saturday 26th September. As the exclusive auction partner of one of the world’s largest and most important motor shows, Coys offered a fabulous and varied selection of classic and sports cars. One of the highlights of the auction was a 1959 Facel ...

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Nigeria’s Former Oil Minister Alison-Madueke Arrested in London

…Detained for Hours, Released on Bail Nigeria’s former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke was yesterday(Friday) arrested in London by the United Kingdom National Crime Agency (NCA)for alleged corruption and money laundering offences.  Although Motoring World confirmed from the agency’s website that its International Criminal Unit had arrested five people across London for bribery and money laundering without mentioning the names of the people ...

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1000 Collectors Cars Expected at Chicago Auction

The return of the Mecum Chicago auction this Oct. 8-10 to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center will feature an estimated 1,000 collector cars headlined by American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, hot rods, Resto Mods and more. The auction is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is $100 and includes admission for the bidder and one guest for all ...

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