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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars returned in magnificent style to the Scottish roads that, in 1907 set the scene for one of the marque’s defining moments. Wraith, Ghost Series II, Phantom and Phantom Coupé all paid homage to the achievements of the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, which, by completing a 14,371 mile virtually non-stop run, forged the marque’s reputation as purveyor of the ...

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Finally, BBC Replaces Jeremy Clarkson

…Hires Chris Evans as new Top Gear Presenter TV and radio personality Chris Evans will replace Jeremy Clarkson as the lead presenter of an all-new Top Gear line-up, the BBC has announced. Evans said he was “thrilled” to get the job, describing the motoring show as his “favourite programme of all time”. “I promise I will do everything I possibly ...

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Four Contestants Selected From Nigeria for Ranger Odyssey Boot Camp

The excitement and anticipation for the 2015 Ford Ranger Odyssey is building rapidly, and the action has spread across numerous African countries, including Nigeria which held its in-market selections on Friday 29 May. Following the initial call to action, which received around 800 entries, twelve finalists were chosen to take part in the Ranger Odyssey evaluation in conjunction with local ...

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Carmudi Restates Commitment To Professionalism In Automobile Marketing

Reaffirming  its  commitment  to ensure  professionalism  in its business  transactions  while  ensuring  that maintains  its  no  position as the market leader   in  online car marketplace, Carmudi  recently presented a white paper on “The Booming Automotive Industry in Nigeria”. Thee white paper examines the current and future state of the automotive industry in Nigeria and other Emerging Markets. It provides a ...

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President Buhari Should Consider Solar Energy – Emeka Messiah Nwokeoma, Chairman and Managing Director Emesonic Electronics

Speaking to Motoring World’s Correspondent, last week, in his Lagos office located along Adegbola Street, off Anifowose, Ikeja, Managing Director of Emesonic Electronics Technology Ltd, Mr. Nwokeoma lamented over ignorance of Nigerians about what he described as advanced and effective Solar energy. He voiced recommendations to the recently elected President Buhari’s government on how solar energy can be adopted to ...

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Indonesia Gov. Clarifies Fuel Subsidy Scheme

Indonesia, which introduced a new fuel subsidy scheme recently, will re-deploy at least 120 trillion rupiah (USD9.5 billion) in savings to the transport and other sectors which will see a doubling in their capital expenditure budget this year, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman has said. “What happened is shifting the subsidy from consumption into more productive spending,” the minister ...

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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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