Memory Lane

Book Review: This Day in Automotive History by Brian Corey

During the last four centuries certain key events have influenced the development of the auto industry and the way people get about. This book tells fascinating tales, bringing individual days to life with short stories, photographs and illustrations. From the first self-powered vehicles to modern advances in technology, many topics are covered surrounding the turbulent history of the automobile. The ...

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World’s Largest Toyota Plant at 30

After three decades of groundbreaking, world’s largest Toyota plant situated in Kentucky, United States, proves that age is only a number… It started with an announcement in December 1985. Today it is a bustling operation that employs 8,000 people, sprawls 169 football fields (that’s just the building!) and represents a $6 billion (and growing) investment. When Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda announced Scott County, Ky. ...

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All-new Optima: Epithet of Kia’s history of Innovation

With the release of the fourth generation Optima in April, Kia has continued to revolutionize and advance its line up of luxurious midsize sedans… Looking at the inspiration and groundwork that have shaped the evolution of Kia’s midsize sedan into the dynamic and powerful fourth generation Optima, Kia’s latest Optima, is from all indications, an epithet of the growth and ...

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Lagos Autofest 2015: Happenings Behind the Scene

While the recently held Automedics Autofest event was ongoing Motoring World managed to record certain interesting details that characterised the 7-day event, a reminiscent of news magazine’s slogan, when it debuted decades ago: “Others watch the news, we tell it…” Rival Organizer on Spy Mission Female representative of a rival show organizer was at Autofest. Quite expected, she walked leisurely ...

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