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Lotus Engineering Returns To World-Class Track Cycling 

Lotus Engineering and Hope Technology have unveiled their exciting bicycle collaboration – an innovative new track bike designed to deliver medals for the Great Britain Cycling Team at next summer’s Olympic Games. The new bike will be on public display later this week at London’s Rouleur Classic event and make its competitive debut with the Great Britain Cycling Team this ...

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Thornley  Kelham Offers Rare Porsche 356A With A Difference(Also View photos)

Having purchased a rare, matching numbers RHD 356A, found, unusually, in the USA, Thornley Kelham is now offering buyers a unique decision: undertake a full structural and mechanical restoration and retain the eye-catching patina, or complete a full concours-standard restoration throughout. The car in question is a rare, end of production right-hand-drive Porsche 356A, chassis 107479, retaining its original factory ...

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Coscharis to Unveil New Ford Edge at Abuja Motor Fair

Coscharis Motors Plc, a foremost automobile dealer and the sole representative of Ford Motor Company in Nigeria has concluded plans to light up the International Conference Centre Annex, Abuja, venue of the 20th Abuja International Motor Fair, with the unveiling of the new Ford Edge on October 30, 2019. According to Abiona Babarinde, General Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications, Coscharis ...

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Hyundai Autonomous Cars Storm the Streets

A fleet of self-driving Hyundai KONA Electric SUVs will, Starting on November 4, provide a free ride-sharing service to the local community of Irvine, California. As revealed in a statement on Friday, the auto maker, in collaboration with Pony.ai and Via, today unveiled BotRide, a shared, on-demand, autonomous vehicle service operating on public roads. “The pilot introduces BotRide to several ...

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NADDC Engages Nigerian Youths in Auto Industry Development

…Launches National Automotive Design Challenge The Director-General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, Jelani Aliyu (MFR), has said the NADDC will continue to guide and give young talented Nigerians the opportunities to develop the country’s automotive sector. According to the director general, the NADDC apart from giving talented Nigerians the opportunities to showcase their abilities in the ...

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SERAP Seeks Details of Spending On Failed $460m CCTV, Other Chinese Loans

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, asking her to “urgently provide information on the total amount of money paid to contractors from the $460 million loan obtained in 2010 from China to fund the apparently failed Abuja Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) contract, ...

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Completing Ajaokuta Steel Coy will Revive Nigeria’s Automotive Industry – NADDC

Mr Jelani Aliyu, Director-General, National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), on Thursday applauded the Federal Government over moves to ensure the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mill. Aliyu made the commendation at the annual conference of Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CICAN), in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, on Wednesday agreed to ...

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DPR, Others Collaborate To Reduce Petroleum Tanker Accidents

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it is working to ensure that only trucks that scale integrity tests and have good tracking system are deployed for petroleum haulage on Nigerian roads. The Acting Director, DPR , Mr Rufai Shakur made the disclosure at the agency’s 2019 stakeholders’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday in Lagos. The News Agency of ...

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Chinese Investor Injects $629 Million to Complete Lekki Seaport

In 30 months, Nigeria’s first deep seaport will be delivered in Lekki – a coastal community in the nation’s commercial nerve-centre – Lagos State. On Wednesday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu witnessed the signing of four agreements with China Development Bank (CDB), including $629 million financing facility, to accelerate the completion of the Lekki Deep Seaport project, which started in 2011. The ...

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