Author Archives: Motoring World

Goggle to Make Driverless Car Accidents Record Public

… Blames Motorists for 13 Accidents Google has promised to soon begin publicising records of accidents in which its driverless car has been involved since it commenced road testing, using its fleet of heavily modified Lexus SUVs. After nearly six years of testing and 1.8 million miles driven, the Google fleet has reportedly been involved in 13 accidents, according to ...

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Airbags Likely to Explode in Hot Regions-Takata

…Resolves to Replace chemical in Airbags A top Takata Corporation’s executive, Kevin Kennedy, has announced the company’s plans to replace the chemical in its air bags that has been linked to a defects, which resulted in recall of over  30 million vehicles around the world. Kennedy, who is executive vice-president of North America for Takata also expresses deeply regrets over rupture episodes ...

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Ford Recalls Mustang

Ford is recalling 1 million Mustang and GT sports cars because their driver’s side air bags could potentially explode. The air bags made by Takata Corp. can inflate with too much force, spewing shrapnel into the passenger compartment. Ford recalled nearly 500,000 Mustangs and GTs for the problem in December. But facing government pressure, Takata agreed last week to expand ...

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Darey Art Alade’s Dream Machine

At the recent official opening of Nissan Multi-million naira edifice on the Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, Darey Art Alade, in a chat with Motoring World Editor-in-chief, FEMI OWOEYE, said:” a car, to me, has become a necessary staple in our lives today just as is your telephone and electricity”. Dare Art Alade, popularly known as Darey is a Nigerian multi-platinum ...

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Motoring Humour: We Can Still Drive

A group of pensioners were discussing their medical problems at the Day Centre coffee morning. ‘Do you realise,’ said one, ‘My arm is so weak I can hardly hold this coffee cup.’ ‘Yes, I know.’ replied the second, ‘My cataracts are so bad I can’t see to pour the coffee.’ ‘I can’t turn my head,’ rejoined the third, ‘because of ...

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Jahbless Escapes Car Crash Death

Nigerian Hip-Hop act and rave of the moment, JahBless in the early hours of Thursday 4th of June, miraculously escaped the cold hands of death when his Mercedes Benz R350 driven by his road manager Mr. Damola Adetunji crashed into a stationary truck laden with granite on Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island. As contained in a statement signed by his ...

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Ambode Convenes Traffic Summit in Weeks

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday hinted of plans to convene a summit in the next few weeks to deliberate on traffic gridlocks in the state. The Governor spoke at an interactive session he had with Media Executives alongside his Deputy, Dr (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule and Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello. He said traffic gridlocks ...

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