Author Archives: Motoring World

Britain’s Biggest Ever Electric Vehicle Show Goes Live

As diesel car sales decline and energy costs surge, millions of British consumers are proactively considering cost-effective, low carbon alternatives like electric vehicles, green energy suppliers and renewable technologies. Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged, a fast-growing YouTube show, is going live in front of an audience of 5,000 at the world-famous Silverstone Circuit this June. Fully Charged LIVE, which is being ...

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Toyota Crowned World’s Most Valuable Car Brand

It may sound like déjà vu, but the world’s most valuable car brand is once again Toyota. This was announced by Market researcher Kantar Millward Brown whose annual study of the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands estimated the Toyota marque value to be at $29.987 billion. It is also the 11th time out of a total 13 that Toyota came ...

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VolvoTo Transfer Ownership Of Volvo Ocean Race

After successfully running the Volvo Ocean Race for 20 years Volvo Cars and the Volvo Group have decided to transfer the Volvo Ocean Race to Atlant Ocean Racing Spain S.L, affiliated to parts of the current race organizations management team.  “After 20 years we feel that it is time to hand over responsibility for this prestigious race to a new ...

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Court Case Hampering Innoson Motors Operations–Spokesman

The Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company (IVM) on Wednesday said that its efforts to upgrade from 10,000 cars production capacity annually to 60,000 was being hampered by litigations against the company. The company’s Head, Corporate Communications, Mr Cornel Osigwe, who made the disclosure at a news conference in Lagos, said the factory’s upgrading from manual to automated production was also affected. Osigwe said that ...

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Three Years of President Buhari in Power: What Impacts on AUTO INDUSTRY?

FEMI OWOEYE Nigeria’s re-launched automotive policy was barely two years old, when President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office in 2015. By then, auto assembly plants had been sprouting again across the country. And so to those, who understand auto industry as one of the leading employers of labour in the world, Nigeria’s industrial future looked brilliant.  But as at at Tuesday, ...

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Six Tips for Managing Roadworks

RICHARD GLADMAN Roadworks  and repairs could affect our daily commute to work, or even prolong the school run. Narrower lanes, slow traffic and fraying tempers all add to the challenge of reaching to our destination in time. But as long as you drive carefully and plan your journey, it needn’t be stressful. Here’s some advice to ensure your motorway journey through ...

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Jaguar Land Rover Is Developing Off-Road Self-Driving SUVs

Jaguar Land Rover is developing autonomous cars capable of all-terrain, off-road driving in any weather condition.  The world-first ‘CORTEX’ project will take self-driving cars off-road, ensuring they are fully capable in any weather condition: dirt, rain, ice, snow or fog. As part of the project, a ‘5D’ technique combining acoustic, video, radar, light detection and distance sensing (LiDAR) data live ...

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Decisive Aerodynamics Smooth the Way for the Audi E-Tron Prototype

The better an electric car’s aerodynamics, the further it travels, which is why the Audi e-tron prototype has already recorded more than 1,000 hours on the test rig in the Ingolstadt-based Audi Wind Tunnel Centre. In what is notable as the world’s quietest vehicle wind tunnel, Audi engineers have been harnessing the 186mph wind speed capability of its 2.6-megawatt fan ...

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For the Record: Full Text of President Muhammadu’s Buhari’s Address on 2018 Democracy Day

My Dear Nigerians!President Muhammadu Buhari Today marks the 19th year of our nascent democracy and the 3rd Anniversary of this administration. I am thankful to Almighty God for bringing us thus far. This administration came at a time that Nigerians needed Change, the Change we promised and the Change we continue to deliver. We have faced a lot of challenges ...

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