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World debut for Kia Proceed Concept

Kia Motors has revealed new images of the Proceed Concept. Kia’s new concept car makes its world debut at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show on 12 September. Designed at Kia’s European design centre in Frankfurt, just 500 metres from where it will be unveiled, the Proceed Concept indicates what the next-generation cee’d could look like. The concept presents a ...

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Eid El Kabir : Nigeria ‎Records 48% Reduction in Road Crashes

Nigeria has recorded a marked reduction in all road traffic crash indices during the 2017 Eid El Kabir festivities compared to those of 2016. Mr Bisi Kazeem, Public Education Officer, of the nation’s Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC)stated this on Friday while presenting the report of the FRSC’s 2017 Eid El Kabir Special Patrol exercise to newsmen in Abuja. Kazeem ...

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Ford 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for the 6th Year Running

Ford’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine has been voted 2017 International Engine of the Year “Best Engine Under 1.0-liter” for the sixth year in a row – meaning the compact and powerful three-cylinder petrol engine remains undefeated in its category since launch in 2012. Judges praised the engine’s combination of performance, fuel-efficiency and technology. The 1.0-liter EcoBoost has now won 10 International ...

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates Successful Goodwood Revival

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated a successful Goodwood Revival with a significant presence throughout the weekend. This year the renamed ‘Gordon Galleries’ recaptured the sights, sounds and atmosphere of the marque’s glamorous premises in London’s West End during the 1950s with a stunning 1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Extended Wheelbase taking centre place. Finished in black over red with a body by ...

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World’s Most Advanced Taxi for Launch

London EV Company (LEVC), formerly the London Taxi Company, premieres its all-new electric TX six-seater taxi at Europe’s biggest auto show of 2017 in Frankfurt.  Revealed in Germany’s famous ‘taxi beige’ colour for the first time, the TX is a striking addition to the visionary New Mobility World at the Frankfurt International Auto Show. Commenting from Germany, LEVC Chairman, Carl-Peter ...

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Mercedes-AMG Project One Show Car Premieres at Motor Show

The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: for the first time, the two-seater supersports show car brings the very latest and efficient, fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology from the race track to the road almost par for par to represent the highlight of AMG’s 50th anniversary. This high-performance hybrid is ...

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Oops!! 77-Year-old Driver Trashes Petrol station

A German pensioner had a lucky escape after losing control of his car and repeatedly crashing into a petrol station, causing nearly 50,000 euros ($60,000) of damage. Police said the 77-year-old driver, who smashed into the station shop four times and hit a van before coming to a stop by two refrigerators in store, probably confused the accelerator with the ...

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19 Nigerians Die in Auto Crash

Not less than 19 persons have died in a ghastly motor accident along Kano – Katsina Road, Nigeria. The Public Relations Officer of the the nation’s Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Mr Kabir Ibrahim-Daura, disclosed this in Kano on Saturday. According to him, the incident occurred near Lambun Garban Bichi, on the outskirts of Bichi town, around ...

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Peugeot Shows Off the 2008 And 3008 SUV at SA Motoring Experience

The weekend of the 1 – 3 September 2017 saw South African Motoring enthusiasts gearing up for South Africa’s ultimate motoring extravaganza and Peugeot Citroën South Africa was there! The SA Motoring Experience attracted over 57 600 visitors and car fanatics to the Kyalami Grand Prix Race Circuit, north of Johannesburg, over the three days. There was something for everyone as ...

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