Pirelli Is Nigeria’s Tyre Brand of the Year

The Guild of Motoring Correspondents, Nigeria’s body of auto industry media professionals, has awarded Pirelli as best tyre brand of the year 2015. The award was presented at the occasion of the Guild’s annual award night held at Eko Hotel recently. According to Judges and organizing Committee of the award, Pirelli’s selection above Michelin and Dunlop was based on its ...

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Kia Appoints Kojo Services as Dealer in Lagos

In a bid to continuously bring its brand closer to customers, Kia Motors Nigeria has strengthened its dealership network with the appointment of Kojo Services International Limited in Surulere, Lagos. Following its appointment, Kojo Services will offer the entire range of top-of-the-segment Kia vehicles through the facility located at Rasaq Balogun Street, Surulere. The franchise has a 3S facility to ...

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Weststar Associates Limited Bags Excellence Awards

Mercedes-Benz has maintained its lead in the Luxury car segment as particular success was enjoyed by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which won the “Luxury Car of the Year 2015 Award”  and the Mercedes-Benz Trucks – voted the “Truck brand of the year 2015”. These prizes were awarded by the National editorial team at the just concluded Nigeria Auto Journalist Awards (NAJA), ...

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By: ROTIMI ASHER (Motoring World International’s Senior Correspondent, Lagos) Kia Rio, one of the cars assembled locally by Kia Motors Nigeria, has emerged winner of 2015 Car of the Year (COTY) Award, organized annually by Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA). At the keenly contested award night held at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos, which was attended by crème ...

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FRSC to Deploy 25,000 Personnel During Christmas

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has resolved to deploy not less than 25,000 personnel across various parts of Nigeria, to ensure safety of road travellers during Christmas and the New Year celebration. This was revealed by Mr Nseobong Akpabio, FRSC’s assistant Corp Marshal, who represented the Corp Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, at this year’s Nigeria Auto Journalists award night ...

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GAC Woos Nigerians with Gifts, Trip to China

Planning towards Yuletude, CIG Motors, Nigeria’s authorized distributor  of Chinese brand, GAC, has prepared  gifts and travel incentives for buyers of its automobiles during the festive season. The company’s Executive Director, Khadijah Junaid, disclosed the plan at a press briefing last week. According to him, every purchase of a GAC car shall attract a gift of air-conditioning units, while the ...

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Elizade Plans to Assemble JAC Vehicles Next Year

Chinese auto maker, Jianghuai Automobiles Company Limited, in partnership with Elizade Nigeria Limited, will commence assembly of JAC brand of automobiles in Nigeria before the end of 2016. The Managing Director of Elizade, Mr. Ademola Ade-Ojo, who gave the hint on Thursday, while addressing journalists at a newly built JAC facility along Mobolaji bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos, said the JAC ...

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VW Nigeria Makes Case Against Influx of Tokunbo Vehicles

VON Automobiles Nigeria Limited, a Lagos based multiple vehicle assemblers, has urged the Federal Government to control importation of used vehicles into the country to forestall emission consequences of old vehicles on the environment and intimidating breakdowns in vehicular traffic. VON Automobiles Managing Director, Tokunbo Aromolaran, who made this plea last weekend, during an oversight inspection of the plant by ...

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