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Carmakers Shift Up a Gear in Race to Go Electric

With electric car sales soaring and regulations increasingly favouring zero-emission vehicles, a flurry of announcements today (Monday) showed how the global auto industry has...

Road Safety

Executive Chat

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Carmakers Shift Up a Gear in Race to Go Electric

With electric car sales soaring and regulations increasingly favouring zero-emission vehicles, a flurry of announcements today (Monday) showed how the global auto industry has...

Weekly Review: NNPC Mulls Rebuilding Roads under Tax Credit Scheme

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) started its week with an engagement with critical stakeholders in a bid to find lasting solutions to the...

Ember months: FRSC Takes Campaign to Motor Park

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) RS7.22 Suleja Unit Command in Niger has begun ember months campaign to curb fatality during the period. A statement...

Around the World

Carmakers Shift Up a Gear in Race to Go Electric

With electric car sales soaring and regulations increasingly favouring zero-emission vehicles, a flurry of announcements today (Monday) showed how the global auto industry has...

Road Safety

Executive Chat

Latest Reviews

Carmakers Shift Up a Gear in Race to Go Electric

With electric car sales soaring and regulations increasingly favouring zero-emission vehicles, a flurry of announcements today (Monday) showed how the global auto industry has...

Weekly Review: NNPC Mulls Rebuilding Roads under Tax Credit Scheme

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) started its week with an engagement with critical stakeholders in a bid to find lasting solutions to the...

Ember months: FRSC Takes Campaign to Motor Park

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) RS7.22 Suleja Unit Command in Niger has begun ember months campaign to curb fatality during the period. A statement...

Motor Sport

Hyundai Clinches Victory at FIA World Rally Championship

Hyundai Motorsport has taken its third victory of the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a superb double podium finish in Rally de...

2021 Intercontinental GT Challenge Mercedes-AMG Comes Second

For the second round of the 2021 Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), the series raced at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In total, seven Mercedes-AMG GT3s were...

Hyundai i20 N Crowned Champion of Top Gear’s Speed Week

The Hyundai i20 N was named the 2021 champion of Top Gear’s Speed Week after demonstrating the best performance from a group of 26...

Toyota Hilux Triumphs At 4×4 Mega World 400

Rounds 4 and 5 of the 2021 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) took place in the area around Bothaville on the weekend of October...

Features

Video: Watch How Autonomous Cars Will Talk To Each Other

For more than a century, internal combustion engines have provided the soundtrack to cities. Walking through a city centre, the noise is constantly there. It’s...

Decarbonizing Road Transport: A $160 Billion Role for Hydrogen Fuel Cells – Research Reports

The race to decarbonize on-road vehicles is undoubtedly being led by Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs).  However, serious concern remains around whether BEV solutions can...

Prophecy Fulfilled: Rolls-Royce Announces First Ever Fully Electric Car

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars on Wednesday revealed plans to, in no distant future, subject its first fully electric motor car to on-road testing. Announcing the...

GEELY Nigeria Sponsors Silverbird MBGN Pageant 2021

...Enthralls Contestants to a Two-Day of Memorable Fun Global Auto giant- Geely Motors, brought to Nigeria by Mikano International, partnered with the Silverbird Group as...

My Life My Car

“Why I Drive Only Air-Cooled Cars”, by a Freak, Who Owns 150 VW Vehicles

It's hard to mistake Damon Dayton's affection for Volkswagen. His garage is chock full of vintage Buses and Beetles. He has multiple Volkswagen tattoos,...

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...

Motoring Advice

How Weight Loss Increases Fuel Economy

EUGENE HERBERT Do your drivers need to lose some weight? Research suggests that drivers who turn their vehicles into mobile warehouses or offices can reduce...

How to Travel Home Safely When Accidentally Drunk

EUGENE HERBERT Despite endless awareness campaigns, real-life tragedies unfolding before our eyes and even the illegality of these actions, motorists continue to drink and drive...

How to Minimize Expenditure on your Vehicle and Maximize Savings

Your car could be the first major financial asset that you will own and manage. As with any asset, the key to maximizing its...

3 Rules to Keep in Mind When Driving Through Civil Unrest

Given the recent experiences worldwide, civil unrest could spark and ignite anytime. A recent example is South Africa. Mini sparks of unrest or planned...

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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ANNIE ALLEN (EU Correspondent) Toyota has concluded plans to invest approximately $3.4 billion in automotive battery manufacturing in the United States through 2030. Making the announcement...

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