Nigeria

GS5 SUV , GA3 Compact , Gaining Ground In Nigeria

By: DOROTHY NEJE In less than one year after unveiling various charming models, Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Limited (GAC MOTOR), a Chinese brand and   one of the new entrants in Nigeria’s automobile market  is gaining significant ground in the nation’s auto market. Already its tough, smooth driving Sports Utility Vehicle, GS5 and the sedan, GA3 are setting new standards in their ...

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Infinity Infiltrates Nigeria’s Auto Market

By: DOROTHY NEJE Infinity, Nissan’s luxury car brand, is on its way to Nigeria, courtesy of Stallion Motors, the multiple franchisees of over eight brands and the authorized Nissan distributors in the country . Managing Director, Stallion NMN, Mr Parvir Singh disclosed this recently in Lagos, while briefing newsmen at the inauguration of new Nissan multi-million Naira facility in Victoria ...

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Nissan’s Homely Shopping Centre Unveiled in Lagos

By: DOROTHY NEJE Stallion Motors, Nigeria’s main franchisee for Nissan, has secured in Victoria Island, Lagos, a gigantic and tastefully furnished multipurpose edifice to enable customers to buy, service  and source spare parts for Nissan brand in a cozy, friendly and conducive environment.   During a courtesy visit to Stallion Motors last week, Motoring World editorial team confirmed that the location, ...

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New Generation X-Trail Storms Nigeria

By: DOROTHY NEJE Nigerian motorists who often do on-the-road and extreme off road driving have now got another able and trustworthy auto partner.  Nissan X-Trail it is. A bold and confident Sports Utility Vehicle with extreme off road capability, all new X-Trail was recently unveiled to Motoring press in Nigeria by Stallion Motors, the nation’s major franchise dealer for Nissan. ...

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Ford Donates Car To Training Centre

Ford Motor Company recently donated a brand new Ford Ecosport to CG-Eko LLP Training Centre, Lagos, to be used as a training tool by the centre.   The vehicle was presented, on behalf of Ford Motor Company by Mr. Abiona Babarinde, General Manager Marketing & Corporate Services, Coscharis Motors Ltd, and was received by Mr. Sunday Tanimowo, Training Manager, CG-Eko ...

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NAC, WESBANK Meet Over Made-In-Nigeria Vehicles Finance

BY: DOROTHY NEJE Moves by the Federal government to make locally made vehicles affordable to Nigerians gained further boost, as top officials of National Automotive Council (NAC) and WesBank of South Africa met in Abuja recently on the proposed roll-out of Made-In-Nigeria Vehicle Finance Scheme scheduled for later this year.   At the meeting were the Director General, National Automotive ...

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Hyundai Offers Buyers One-Year Zero-Running Cost

BY: DOROTHY NEJE To encourage more patronage for modern Hyundai cars in Nigeria, Hyundai Nigeria Limited has introduced a scheme that would assist customers to reduce the usual additional costs which follows purchase of new vehicles within the first one year. Tagged “It’s Time For Change”, the scheme offers new car buyers such mouth-watering incentives as free maintenance, free comprehensive ...

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ALL PASSENGERS TO WEAR SEATBELT -FRSC

By: DOROTHY NUEJE       All passengers in moving commercial vehicles will soon be mandated to wear seat belts, the federal Road safety Commission(FRSC) has revealed.   Addressing journalists at the commission’s speed limiter sensitization campaign held last week at the nation’s capital, Abuja, the FCT Sector Commander, Susan Ajenge, frowned at situation in which only driver and front ...

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Photospeaks

ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN!!!  This is Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, still under construction. At certain points, vehicles have to share one way. And there are “NO OVERTAKING” signs forbidden any form of overtaking at such points. But driver of this overtaking vehicle decided to disregard the rule and got face-to-face with on-coming vehicles. An accident almost occurred. He was lucky. Next time he might not. ...

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Lagos Introduces Internet-Enabled Buses

    Lagos State Government in conjunction with LAGBUS Asset Management Limited has moved Lagos bus transportation project to another level by introducing air-conditioned buses equipped with WIFI, which enables passengers to browse internet while on board. Operations of the buses, numbering 100, was flagged off last week by the Lagos State governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola.    In his address ...

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