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Book Review:Stile Ducati, A Visual History of Ducati Design

Proud to celebrate its 90th anniversary together with its fans, Ducati has decided to make this milestone a memorable one with a volume containing a photographic record of the company’s history, illustrating that attention to style and design for which Ducati has always been so renowned. “Stile Ducati. A visual history of Ducati Design” published by Skira (Milan – Italy, ...

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2016 Nigeria Car-of-the-Year: How the Winner Emerged

FEMI OWOEYE Road to emergence of 2016’s car of the year was rough and controversial. Peugeot 301’s surfacing as final winner happened at the last minute, about 72 hours to the event. Certain critics, including some motoring writers, believe that, unlike 2015’s edition won by Kia Rio, this year’s award was free but unfair. However, some event watchers suppose that ...

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Mercedes-Benz Wins Top Categories at NAJA Awards

On 24th November, 2016, the Nigerian Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) held the much-anticipated auto award show at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Mercedes-Benz emerged winner of two distinct awards;Luxury Car of the Year (Mercedes-Benz S-class)and Heavy Duty Truck of the Year (Mercedes-Benz Actros). “We keep winning! We really appreciate this recognition and promise to continue offering our absolute ...

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Review: All-New Ford Edge SUV

The 2016 Ford Edge, which rolled into the Nigerian market last week, courtesy of Coscharis Motors, comes with class-leading space and driving dynamics, premium comfort and refinement, reports ROTIMI ASHER, who attended the launch… First noticeable thing about Ford Edge is this: Apart from being refined, it is boldly styled. That is in addition to its dazzling array of new ...

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Book Review: Royal Enfield Bullet – 350, 500 & 535 Singles, 1977-2015

This step-by-step guide to buying a secondhand Royal Enfield Bullet includes everything a buyer needs to know: assessment of engine, transmission, frame, paintwork and chrome, tinwork, wheels and tyres, brakes, electrics, and even an explanation of engine and frame numbers. Included is a rundown of the various Bullet models, and an assessment of which of these offers the best investment ...

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Five Astonishing Cars at 2016 Paris Motor Show

EFULA ABBAH Although, with four exhibition days already gone in the 2016 Paris Motor Show, French automakers that are known for getting really creative with their concept car designs seem to be rattled on home turf with the class of designs on parade by their visitors, one machine that the French leading auto maker, Renault rolled into the show is not ...

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Preview: 2016 Paris Auto Show May Be Better Known For No Shows

As the 2016 Paris International Auto Shows draws closer, Motoring World’s General Editor, EFULA ABBAH peeps through the veils of time and found out that more and more important automotive manufacturing giants are considering and concluding plans to boycott the French’s most glamorous event. As the Paris Auto show gets closer by the tick of time, the fever is gathering ...

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Truly Grand: Women’s Car of the Year Award for KIA Grand Sedona; Now Available with Navigation

Women on Wheels (WOW), South Africa’s motoring annual for women, has announced the winners in its annual Women’s Car of the Year Awards. Thousands of votes were cast for the 120 finalists, which were grouped into 11 categories, and were not only voted for by the public, but also by an all-women judging panel comprising South Africa’s leading and most ...

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VEHICLE RECALLS: WHY AUTO BUYER SHOULD PATRONIZE LOCAL MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS

By: ENGR. AMINU JALAL (DG, NADDC) Modern cars have complex electro-mechanical systems with over 2,000 parts. Some of these will occasionally be found to have design and/or manufacturing faults. To ensure Customer satisfaction and safety, Automotive Manufacturers have devised Manufacturer warranty, recall services and special service campaigns to replace/repair such identified faults. This is done through their authorized distributors. In ...

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