Author Archives: Motoring World

RACDAN Moves to Sanitize Nigeria’s Automotive Parts Market

ROTIMI ASHER Resident Automotive Components Dealers Association of Nigeria (RACDAN) has stepped up efforts at riding Nigeria of substandard automotive parts. Towards this end, the Association, through its stands at this year’s Lagos International Fair and West Africa Automotive Show, reached out to corporate and individual dealers in the automotive sector, with the purpose of growing its platform for the ...

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Ekiti to Reconstruct Ado Township Roads

…As Fayemi Inspects Ongoing Projects Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years. The governor made this known during an inspection tour of some projects including the Adunni Olayinka ...

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Coscharis Ford Hosts Contestants of The Next Titan TV Show

Contestants from the ongoing entrepreneurial reality TV show, The Next Titan on Friday 8th November 2019 paid a courtesy call on Coscharis Motors at their Ford office in Victoria Island, Lagos. While welcoming the contestants on behalf of the company, Abiona Babarinde, General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications at Coscharis Group said, “We are excited to support the Next Titan ...

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“Odd Motoring Habits I Observe on Nigerian Roads” – Engr Akin-George Fashola, Director, Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Unit

Engineer Akin-George Fashola, Director, Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Unit, a department under the Ministry of Transport, studied Mechanical Engineering and Automotive Design. For over two decades,  he worked in the automotive industry in the United States of America, United Kingdom and Japan after which he joined the Lagos State Ministry of Transport in 2014. In this interview with Rotimi Asher, ...

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Waste Management: Ekiti Procures Compactor Trucks

…To commence House-to-House waste collection Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, inaugurated four waste compactor trucks worth, several millions of naira, for use in the Ado-Ekiti metropolis, as part of steps geared towards ensuring a hygienic and safe capital city. Speaking in Ado Ekiti while handing the trucks over to the State Waste Management Authority, Governor Fayemi said the ...

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Volvo Entices Car Buyers with One Year’s Free Electricity

Volvo is offering British car buyers one year’s free electricity to charge their new plug-in hybrid car**, with the launch of its innovative Take Charge campaign. The offer is available across Volvo’s market-leading range of plug-in hybrid models. Volvo’s aim is to maximize the fuel- and emissions-saving potential of its hybrid technology by encouraging people to plug in their car ...

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Mercedes-Benz Continues Worldwide Growth in Unit Sales

Mercedes-Benz sold 199,293 cars worldwide in October, thus surpassing the prior-year month, which had been the bestselling October for the brand with the three-pointed star, by more than 9,000 units (+4.9%). The growth in October was largely driven by the new A-Class Saloon and the new GLC. The C-Class Saloon and Estate also boosted unit sales once again last month. ...

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Latest Research on Autonomous Cars and Robotaxis 2020-2040

Autonomous driving holds great promises for increasing road safety and efficiency, as well as for decreasing future travel cost. Many companies have already been operating testing fleets on public roads and have announced plans to commercialise robotaxi services in the next 2-3 years. How will autonomous driving shape the future of the automotive sector? Market intelligence company, IDTechEx, has recently published its latest report on autonomous mobility titled ...

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