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Peugeot to Roll out Affordable Vehicles in Nigeria

…Asks President Buhari to Re-submit NAIDP Bill to National Assembly PAN Nigeria Limited has announced plans to launch affordable vehicles into the Nigerian market. This was...

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ENDSARS Protests : President Muhammadu Buhari’s Full Address

ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS, 22ND OCTOBER, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, ...

Action already taken on Old Viral Video of FRSC Encounter with Tricycle Operator: Oyeyemi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has berated the currently re-circulation of old video of its personnel encounter with tricycle operator in Benin, Edo...

Fayemi Extends Curfew in Ekiti, Tenders apology to victims of EndSARS protests

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has extended the 24-hour curfew that was imposed in all parts of the State earlier in...

Motor Sport

Alonso Sees ‘New Beginning’, as He Tests latest Renault F1 Car

Double world champion Fernando Alonso said he was ready for a fresh start as he tested the latest Renault Formula One car in Barcelona...

Toyota Enters the Exciting World of E-Sports

Amidst the changing socio-economic conditions brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, Toyota South Africa has diversified its sporting interests into the digital or virtual world....

2020 Bajaj Auto Rally: Riders’ Reactions

The novel Bajaj Keke Rally would remain evergreen in the heart of five Nigerians- the five riders, who saw it all. Each rode a...

Toyota Triumphs at World’s Oldest Sports car Race

The sun rose over Le Mans on Sunday as Toyota headed for a third successive 24 Hours title with the number eight car shared...

Features

Untold Story: How Nissan Ariya EV Coupe was Designed

To celebrate the innovators that brought the Nissan Ariya all-electric coupé crossover to life, Nissan reveals their journey of discovery with Ariya’s untold design...

How Nickel is Replacing Cobalt in Electric Vehicles, IDTechEx Reveals

Electric vehicle powertrains are much more materially diverse than the internal-combustion engine vehicles they replace. As a result, they are putting sudden and unprecedented...

Electric Vehicles to Make Power Portable

the latest concept vehicle from Nissan is an electric emergency response vehicle. This is not science fiction, but rather closer to science fact when...

Nigeria at 60: Economic Pains, Gains and Prospect

Ahead of Nigeria’s diamond jubilee independence anniversary on Oct. 1, market experts have identified some achievements and challenges of the market and pointed the...

My Life My Car

World’s Most Traveled Land Rover Discoveries Retired

After three years and more than 250,000km combined, humanitarian adventurers Kingsley and Ross Holgate have retired the world’s most traveled Land...

Hobbyists Return To Car Restoration Projects During The Pandemic

With time to spare and nowhere to go during lockdown, many classic-car owners have seized the opportunity to finally make progress...

Why Two Rugby Players Prefer Jeep Wrangler…“I was like a kid at Christmas waiting for its arrival,” says one of them

Two Wales rugby internationals well-versed in tough tackling on the pitch are now able to tackle the toughest terrain off it...

How Father and Son Spent a year Restoring VW Beetle

Gregg Ammerman has loved vintage Volkswagens ever since he purchased his very first car, a watermelon green Super Beetle, in 1982....

Motoring Advice

How it Feels Driving with Eyes Closed

for some time, distracted driving, in particular while using a cellphone, was touted as a major challenge to road safety. Potentially it is said...

Fleet Operators’ Must Read: Safe Truck Driving Pre and Post Lockdown

EUGENE HERBERT Since the start of lockdown, truck drivers were often at the forefront of the measures taken to handle the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it...

How to Reduce Your Fleet’s Wear And Tear

EUGENE HERBERT As we face the after effects of a strict lockdown many businesses are currently facing difficult financial times. It is essential to save...

Important Tips for Raining Season Motoring

Quite unusual, most parts of Nigeria have experienced over 6 weeks of no-rain. Scary for motoring, the nation’s meteorological center predicted...

Opinion

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...

UN’s Second Decade of Action for Road Safety: Expert Counsel

By: EUGENE HERBERT Last week Monday, the United Nations (UN) announced the start of a Second Decade of...

Prayer of a Cat: What the Auto Industry needs from President Buhari

By: FEMI OWOEYE According to an old African fable, a hungry cat normally prays: “Oh God, I don’t need...

COVID-19 Debt Relief Must Consider the Vulnerabilities of Small States

By: PATRICIA SCOTLAND (Commonwealth Secretary-General) A lethal combination of disease, extreme climate events and economic crises is threatening...

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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ENDSARS Protests : President Muhammadu Buhari’s Full Address

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Action already taken on Old Viral Video of FRSC Encounter with Tricycle Operator: Oyeyemi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has berated the currently re-circulation of old video of its personnel encounter with tricycle operator in Benin, Edo...

Fayemi Extends Curfew in Ekiti, Tenders apology to victims of EndSARS protests

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has extended the 24-hour curfew that was imposed in all parts of the State earlier in...

Trump Orders Review Of Auto Parts Firm Pension Cuts

United States' President, Donald Trump, has ordered a review of decade-old pension cuts to some retirees at a former General Motors parts unit. According to...

Automaker Seeks okay for Cars without Pedals, Steering wheel

Cruise, a self-driving car maker and its major shareholder, General Motors, plans to seek permission of U.S. regulatory authority to roll out a limited...

Nissan Introduces Young Artists to Automotive Design Careers

Nissan partnered with local high school art students to celebrate the creativity Halloween brings and introduce them to careers in automotive design. While social distancing...

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Storms Showrooms

ANNIE ALLEN Following a highly successful home-market debut, the first New Rolls-Royce Ghosts have arrived in UK showrooms.  After final inspection at the Home of Rolls-Royce...

TRB Develops Solution for High Volume Manufacture of Composite Components

TRB Lightweight Structures (TRB) has created a new production process to deliver continuous-fibre thermoset composite parts at high volume. By combining innovations in materials...

Peugeot to Roll out Affordable Vehicles in Nigeria

…Asks President Buhari to Re-submit NAIDP Bill to National Assembly PAN Nigeria Limited has announced plans to launch affordable vehicles into the Nigerian market. This was...

Untold Story: How Nissan Ariya EV Coupe was Designed

To celebrate the innovators that brought the Nissan Ariya all-electric coupé crossover to life, Nissan reveals their journey of discovery with Ariya’s untold design...

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Action already taken on Old Viral Video of FRSC Encounter with Tricycle Operator: Oyeyemi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has berated the currently re-circulation of old video of its personnel encounter with tricycle operator in Benin, Edo...

Fayemi Extends Curfew in Ekiti, Tenders apology to victims of EndSARS protests

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has extended the 24-hour curfew that was imposed in all parts of the State earlier in...

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United States' President, Donald Trump, has ordered a review of decade-old pension cuts to some retirees at a former General Motors parts unit. According to...