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Lagos Moves to Ensure Free Flow of Traffic

…Adopts Alternative Strategy to Apprehend Offenders In its bid to ensure free flow of traffic across the metropolis, officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have been directed to adopt a system of booking traffic offenders, rather than apprehending their vehicles. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Mr. Oluseyi Whenu handed over the directive to the officials while briefing ...

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Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo Premieres at Frankfurt Motor Show

Bugatti fans, petrol heads and gamers have reason to look forward to the 66th International Motor Show in Frankfurt. Specifically for the motor show, Bugatti has transformed a virtual project into tangible reality. For the French super sports car brand will be presenting its virtual concept Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo, which it developed in cooperation with Polyphony Digital Inc., creator ...

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Hyundai’s New High Performance Sub-Brand ‘N’ Takes Centre Stage At Frankfurt Motor Show

Hyundai Motor will showcase its high performance sub-brand N at the Frankfurt International Motor Show 2015. The result of intensive testing and product development, the sub-brand N builds on Hyundai Motor’s successful motorsport experiences and technology capability to drive future performance-oriented and race-track-capable models forward and bring ‘the most thrilling winding road’ fun to customers who truly love cars. The ...

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Chevrolet Restores Damaged One Millionth Corvette

After more than four months and 1,200 man-hours of painstaking craftsmanship, restoration of the milestone one millionth Corvette – a white 1992 convertible – is complete. The car, which was unveiled last Friday at the National Corvette Museum, where it returned as part of the permanent exhibit, was damaged on Feb. 12, 2014, when it and seven other rare Corvettes ...

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Volkswagen Group Inaugurates Engine Plant in Russia

Following three years of construction, the Volkswagen Group last Friday inaugurated its new engine plant at Kaluga in the presence of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Thomas Schmall, Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand responsible for Components, and the Governor of Kaluga Region Anatoly Artamonov. In future, the plant will produce the newly ...

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Jaguar Previews New F-Pace Ahead Of Frankfurt IAA World Debut

Jaguar will celebrate its exciting future and rich, 80-year heritage at this year’s Frankfurt International Motor Show, with a dramatic reveal of the new F-PACE performance crossover. The new F-PACE, which will be available to view on the Jaguar stand throughout the show, was previewed last week with the release of an exclusive image of the production version of the ...

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Weststar Set to Launch New Mercedes AMG GT Model

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT model, a machine that carries the Mercedes-Benz racing car heritage and conveys the essences of the performance brand AMG, is set to storm the Nigerian market, courtesy of the nation’s authorized distributors of Mercedes-Benz, Weststar. The new AMG GT model comes with all characteristic of an authentic Mercedes-AMG sports car, from styling and the motor-sport technology to ...

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Kia Begins Free Diagnostic Checks in Northern Nigeria

Owners of Kia brand in Northern Nigeria shall from today (Monday 7th September) till the end of the month (30th September), receive free health check on their cars, courtesy of the recently appointed dealer for the brand, W G Motors, an auto dealership company based in Mina, Niger State of Nigeria. This offer, according to the Managing Director of W ...

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FRSC’S 20,000 Housing Units Under Construction

The federal government has embarked on construction of 20,000 housing units for the marshals of the Federal Road Safety Commission. The FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, made the announcement recently while declaring open the 2015 Chief Route Commanders and Superintendent Route Commanders’ promotion course at the FRSC Academy, Udi, Enugu state. According to Oyeyemi, the Housing 20,000 project was initiated ...

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Shell Partners with Ferrari

Shell has become Innovation Partner of Scuderia Ferrari for the next five years as part of a new agreement that will see the pair work closer together than ever before – not only at the top of Formula 1, but across a number of different projects. Announced ahead of the FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO D’ITALIA 2015, this arrangement marks a ...

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