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Automatic Fits &Energy Plans Auto Parts Manufacturing

By: ROTIMI ASHER Indications are that automotive local content will soon receive a boost, as a growing indigenous Auto maintenance company, Automatic Fit and Energy Limited, reveals future plan to commence auto parts manufacturing in Nigeria. The company’s Managing Director, Prince Olusegun Aderemi, dropped the hint recently at his Lagos VGC office, during an exclusive interview with Motoring World Editorial ...

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Boulos Appoints Sotra Marine as Suzuki Main Dealer

By: FRANK BOYEDE Boulos Enterprises Limited, Nigeria’s main importer of the only legal 4-stroke marine outboard motors, has appointed Sotra Marine Services as main dealer for Suzuki Outboard Motors and Spare parts in Lagos and its suburbs. As contained in a release signed by Boulos GM Marketing, Mr. Steve Evans, the new appointment was motivated by the company’s resolve to ...

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Hyundai Motors Nigeria Boosts Basic Education with Learning Materials

Hyundai Motors Nigeria has completed the distribution of educational enhancing materials to hundreds of thousands of school pupils across five states in harmony with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) values of the Korean car manufacturer of helping the less privileged – ‘Moving the world together.’  Hyundai Motors Nigeria Head of Sales and Marketing, Jatin Nadkarni, described the charitable initiative as ...

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Audi Edges out BMW, Mercedes in Luxury Car Sales

Audi has consecutively sustained the lead in luxury car sales, edging out BMW AG’s namesake brand and fast growing Mercedes Benz in April and May 2015 respectively, the German car maker affirmed.  Audi reported that the first five months of 2015 increased 11.7% from last year to 73,353 vehicles while in May 2015 sales rose 11.0% to 18, 428 vehicles, ...

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RAC and Audi Set New World Record by Driving To 14 Countries on a Single Tank Of Fuel

The RAC and Audi have set a new Guinness World Records title by driving to 14 countries on a single tank of fuel. Motoring journalist Andrew Frankel and racing driver Rebecca Jackson drove an Audi A6 ultra 1,158.9 miles almost non-stop for nearly 28 hours from the Netherlands to Hungary, passing through Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Austria, Germany, Italy, ...

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Lawmakers Advise PAN to Explore Multi-brand

As a way of surviving a stiff competition being experienced in the Nigeria’s automobile industry, following the new automobile policy, Peugeot Automobile Nigeria has been advised to utilize its manufacturing plant for assembling of other brands other than Peugeot. The advice was given by members of the Senate Committee on Privatization, during an oversight visit paid to the PAN recently. ...

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Ambode Parleys Tanker Drivers Unions, Stakeholders, Proffers Solution to Incessant Crashes

… Sets Up Fact Finding Committee Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday held a meeting with petrol tanker drivers and other stakeholders in the transportation sector on the way forward for the incessant tankers accidents in the state, setting up a committee to examine the immediate and remote causes of the incidences in the last one week. The ...

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Red Army Conquers Russia

The sun managed to break through the cloud cover to raise the temperature for race day at the Moscow Raceway. With FIA President Jean Todt looking on, Yvan Muller and José María López lined up on the first row of the grid for race one. Yvan Muller got off to a flying start, beating his teammate to the first corner. ...

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