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Hydrogen-Powered Car Attracts 1,500 Orders in One Month

 Toyota’s first hydrogen-powered production car, Mirai,  has attracted 1,500 orders in its first month on sale in Japan. Due for introduction in the UK later this year, the ground-breaking saloon has far exceeded expectations: Toyota’s initial plan was to sell about 400 units by the end of this year.   Due to the large volume of orders received, Toyota expects ...

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Three Hyundai i20 Cars Set for Rally Sweden

As contained in a recent release from Newspress, Belgian crew Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul and Spaniards Dani Sordo/Marc Martí will continue behind the wheel of the #7 and #8 Hyundai Shell World Rally Team cars respectively. While Hayden Paddon will take part in his first event of the year at Rally Sweden, driving the #20 Hyundai i20 WRC alongside compatriot co-driver ...

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KIA Grabs Trio GOOD DESIGN Awards

By: Matilda Frances     Kia Motors has received prestigious GOOD DESIGN awards for three of its most recent models, the Kia K900 (known as ‘K9’ or ‘Quoris’ in some countries), Soul EV and GT4 Stinger concept car.   Chosen by GOOD DESIGN’s jury of independent design professionals, industry specialists and design media, the three Kia models were evaluated on ...

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Car wash pressure hose damages Tyres -safety group

By: MATILDA FRANCES   If a revelation presented by a German safety Group, DECRA, is anything to go by, it means ordinary pressure hoses used at car wash centers across Nigeria and many parts of the world might be contributing  in no small measure to road accidents.    In a presentation made in London recently, Decra Safety Group claimed that jet washing a ...

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CFAO to Assemble Yamaha Motorcycles in Nigeria

CFAO Motors looks set to establish an assembly plant for Yamaha brand of motorcycles in Nigeria. Already, the auto firm has signed an agreement with Yamaha Motor Company Limited on the motorcycle manufacture and distribution in Nigeria. A statement by the CFAO Motors said the joint venture, which would be owned 50-50 by both firms would ensure that both companies ...

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GAC Auto Brand Goes on Sale in Nigeria

Automobile Marketing war on Nigerian economic territory might have changed gear, as a formidable Chinese brand, GAC(Guangzhou Automobile Group) recently opened its first ever showroom in Lagos, courtesy of  CIG Motors Limited, Nigeria’s sole representative for the Chinese auto maker. The opening event was attended by Chinese Deputy General Consular, Li Yong as well as executives of top financial institutions, ...

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CLEVER Ford Mustang Arrives Nigeria

One of the world’s most iconic car, Ford Mustang, has arrived Nigeria, courtesy of Coscharis Group, Nigeria’s major franchise dealer for Ford. According to the company’s Group managing Director, Mr. Josiah Samuel, who made the announcement last week, the car, which is already cooling off at the company’s showroom in Lagos, is to be launched into the nation’s automobile market ...

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Mustang Ascends World’s Tallest Building

To further the vision of Ford Motor Corporation’s founder, the late Henry Ford’s grandson, Bill Ford, last year, accompanied a wrapped Mustang to the Middle East, ascended the tallest building on earth (Dubai’s Burj Khalifa) and on the 112th floor, where 2015 yellow Ford Mustang was unveiled. To cap the live-action event, Bill Ford delivered Mustang’s iconic pony badge. The ...

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