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Kogi Government Orders Closure of Motor Parks

Kogi Government has ordered the closure of all major and mini motor parks around the Lokoja metropolis to enhance the operation of the Lokoja...

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18-Seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo

An 18 seater bus on Sunday plunged into the Owena River on the Akure Ondo road in Ondo State. An eyewitness account stated that the...

Kogi Government Orders Closure of Motor Parks

Kogi Government has ordered the closure of all major and mini motor parks around the Lokoja metropolis to enhance the operation of the Lokoja...

Climate Change: Ekiti to Start Vehicle Emission Test

Ekiti Government says it is set to commence emission tests on vehicles, generators, other petrol and diesel engines in the state. Mrs. Iyabo Fakunle-Okieimen, the...

Motor Sport

South Africa’s Simola Virtual Hillclimb: Round 2 Winner Emerges

Ruan Gouws emerged victorious in round 2 of the highly anticipated Virtual Knysna Simola Hillclimb by just one-hundredth of a second ahead of Willem...

Lamborghini Celebrates Making of 400th Huracán Racing Car

Lamborghini is celebrating the production of its 400th Huracán model from its headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese, where all Lamborghinis, both road and racing, have been...

Formula 1: Hamilton Wins Thrilling Season-Opening Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton produced another stunning demonstration of his supreme racing talent on Sunday to resist a charging Max Verstappen and win a thrilling ‘cliff-hanger’...

Nissan Restates Commitment to Formula E Racing

Nissan on Thursday announced its long-term commitment to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship racing through to the end of season twelve 2025-2026...

Features

Air Taxis Will Utilize Next-Generation Batteries, Motors – Research Findings

Electrical Vertical Take-off and Landing aircraft (eVTOL) are moving from science fiction to reality. As discovered by a new IDTechEx report, titled: “Air Taxis: Electric...

Why Nigeria May Lose Auto Industry Development Hub to Ghana

EFULA ABBA Following six years of President Muhammadu Buhari Administration’s shilly-shally with auto industry development, the government of Ghana has concluded plans to position itself...

Research Reports: Many Routes to 1000 Mile Battery Vehicles

It is easy to make 1000-mile battery-electric vehicles. And the effect on market uptake will be profound. For example, a typical city-dweller today might charge only once every two...

Pointers to Reversing Rural-Urban Migration

While technologies are emerging for cities to be independent in food, water, and energy, safe and pleasant progress is mostly poor. And global warming...

My Life My Car

Untold Story of Romano Artioli, The Man Who Revived Bugatti

In 1991, Italian-born Romano Artioli brought Bugatti back to life and created the EB 110 – at the time the fastest super sports car...

Meet The Engineer Who’s Bringing GT-R Exhilaration to Nissan’s Electric Vehicles

Naoki Nakada is definitely a car lover. As one of Nissan’s chief powertrain engineers, he’s been in charge of developing some of the brand’s...

How Grandmum Drove Through over 257,000 Km in Two Years

Every night around 9 p.m., Terry Krech sets out in her Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to deliver an essential service to Twin Cities-area residents, and...

Miss Soweto 2020 Drives Away In a New Toyota Starlet

The winner of the 2020 Miss Soweto beauty pageant, Thobile Steyn, drove away in brand-new Toyota Starlet from the competition. Steyn, who incidentally celebrated...

Motoring Advice

Essential Tips for Safe Easter Travels

Despite the varied state of COVID-19 protocols in various countries, including Nigeria, drivers can expect the roads to be quite busy in the coming...

How to Prevent Inattention Blindness on Wheels

EUGENE HERBERT Imagine you are driving through congested traffic navigating power outages, lawbreakers, and the general chaos associated with peak hour driving. Now imagine that almost...

Key Safety Guides for Weekend Travelers

This time of year is traditionally one of the busiest on the road. In case you will be setting off to a holiday destination...

How to Restore your Brakes after Driving through the Flood

Welcome to the third bit of the special rainy season motoring edition, which we kick-started three weeks ago. I took you through pre-rainy season...

Opinion

Buhari’s New Move to Kill Nigeria’s Auto Industry

ROTIMI ASHER The history of Nigeria’s auto industry is a paradox. For three decades, the nation’s successive governments failed to key into the industry’s viability. And...

Can We Rise From COVID-19 Ashes and Win Climate Battle?

By:PATRICIA SCOTLAND (Commonwealth Secretary-General) When 197 countries adopted the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in 2015, I remember feeling an extraordinary surge of hope –...

#Police Brutality against Motorists: Critical Ingredients for Reform

FEMI OWOEYE So much has been said about Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS. The echo has been so loud. You would think SARS officers were not...

At 60: Why the Auto Industry can’t Breath in Nigeria

MATILDA FRANCES Being a woman, I can happily multi-task. But, for me, writing is a hobby. Aside Motoring, I write about any subject under the...

Motoring Humour

Traffic Law that Violates Human Right?

Chatting on Whatsapp, a member of a group of University school mates informed others of latest anti-one-way traffic law introduced in Lagos state.  Response...

Motoring Humour: Car Pushing Test for the Insane?

A psychiatrist wanted to know how many of his patients have been cured of madness. So he assembled them in a big classroom...

Man Left Wife at Petrol Station

A Macedonian drove six hours across Italy and into Germany before noticing he had left his wife at a petrol station. Ljubomir Ivanov , 35,...

Drunk Home with Flashing Car

A man goes to a party and has too much to drink. His friends plead with him to let them take him home. He...

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18-Seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo

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18-Seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo

An 18 seater bus on Sunday plunged into the Owena River on the Akure Ondo road in Ondo State. An eyewitness account stated that the...

Kogi Government Orders Closure of Motor Parks

Kogi Government has ordered the closure of all major and mini motor parks around the Lokoja metropolis to enhance the operation of the Lokoja...

Climate Change: Ekiti to Start Vehicle Emission Test

Ekiti Government says it is set to commence emission tests on vehicles, generators, other petrol and diesel engines in the state. Mrs. Iyabo Fakunle-Okieimen, the...

FG Denies Making Payments for Reconstruction of Ife-Ifewara Road

The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has denied making payments to CARTIL Construction Company as reimbursement for the reconstruction of Ife-Ifewara Road, Osun,...
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