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Are Auto Marketers Being Honest with Nigerians?

Despite the nation’s freedom of information law, certain Nigerian automobile dealers still withhold vital information about their products. Some romance with few “journal-leases”, and shut their doors against selected others. Releasing new cars to journalist for test-drive, a standard practice around the world, including South Africa, is what certain dealers frown at. Some do organize guided road tests. At the end, even ...

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2016 Kia Optima Inspired by Florida Highway

A1A Optima takes inspiration from the iconic Florida A1A highway by letting the sunshine in and taking the all-new 2016 Optima in a new direction. With sliced top, shortened windshield and room for four, new Optima’s  reinforced steel tubes have been discretely hidden within the body so that the vehicle retains a rigid structure. Its back doors swing open on ...

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Sensational London Classic & Sports Car Show

The London Show, which was concluded on Sunday, attracted thousands of visitors, who were treated to stunning displays, exciting live stage interviews and all things historic motoring. Presenter of BBC TV show Building Cars Live, Ant Anstead, opened the inaugural show to an eager crowd, before revealing that the Jaguar E-type had won Best British Car Ever following a hotly contested public vote. ...

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Kia’s Hand-built Concept Car

Kia returns to SEMA this year embracing the spirit of adventure found on the open road with six highly customized, hand-built concepts, each showcasing unique geographic regions found throughout the country. Bringing to life the various car cultures that help define America’s love of the automobile, here’s a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the Forte Koup Mud Bogger, representing the adventurous American South ...

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Touch of Glitz from Liberace’s Gold Leaf Cadillac at This Year’s Classic Motor Show

Visitors to this year’s Footman James stand at The Classic Motor Show may be forgiven for thinking the theme is a lovefest of the outlandish, lavish and extravagant as it unveils a classic car of monumental glitz as its 2015 centrepiece. The specialist insurance broker has secured a 1931 Cadillac Fleetwood Drop Head Coupe featuring 23.7ct gold-leaf clad bodywork, silver ...

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Germany Orders Recall of 2.4M Volkswagen Diesels

As a further consequence of recent Volkswagen’s diesel scandal, the German automobile regulator has forced VW to recall 2.4 million cars believed to have been fitted with the deceitful devices. According to Fortune, the ruling overrides Volkswagen’s proposals for fixing the affected cars and avoiding a recall. Its proposals involved letting the individual owners decide whether or not they want to bring ...

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Boulos Enterprises Offers Gifts to Motherless Babies

By: ROTIMI ASHER In an effort to give back to the society and fulfil its corporate social responsibilities, Boulos Enterprises Limited with Ride Easy Power Bikers, last Saturday, staged a charity journey to Red Cross Motherless babies home located at Makoko, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria and  donated foodstuff, napkins, diapers and other materials. The charity journey which started from the National Stadium, Lagos and terminated at Makoko, was ...

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Ride Easy Plans Road Roar Competition

…Backed by Boulos Enterprises with Star Prize By: ROTIMI ASHER Ride Easy Training School, an internationally recognized Institute for Bikers in Lagos, Nigeria is organizing two events tagged Road Roar (RR) and the Gathering. The events which will kick off on the 16th to 21st November, 2015 will see the Power bikers riding from Gombe in the North to Lagos ...

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Toyota Transport Honored With EPA Excellence Award

Toyota’s auto hauling carrier, Toyota Transport, was recognized on Wednesday for its mindful approach to the environment. Toyota Transport moves approximately 430,000 new Toyota and Lexus vehicles to dealerships every year, on the west coast, and takes pride to make those moves as environmentally efficient as possible. Because of those efforts, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Toyota Transport ...

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