As automakers consider eco-friendly vehicles as part of efforts to reduce carbon emission from combustion engines, there has been emphasis on the need for Nigeria to strike a balance ...
Plentywaka rebrands as Treepz to further pan-African extension
Plentywaka, the Toronto-headquartered shared mobility startup which provides hassle-free shared rides on-demand, is making a significant shift in its business today as it announced that it has changed its name to Treepz. The name change which is effective as of now presents an opportunity to align the company name with its Pan-African expansion plan. It…
A test drive in Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV
Coscharis Motors Plc, the exclusive franchisee of the luxury brand, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, recently, thrilled the media to a ‘feel’ of the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, the first ever Sports Utility Vehicle to be produced from Goodwood in the United Kingdom – the house of Rolls-Royce.
Insecurity, low patronage mar luxury bus business
Association of Luxury Bus Owners of Nigeria (ALBON) has identified insecurity and low patronage as some of the challenges confronting its members’ businesses nationwide.
FG to leverage private capital for infrastructure financing
The Federal Government has said it is leveraging private sector capital, efficiency and expertise to construct, repair and maintain critical road infrastructure in key economic corridors and industrial clusters. Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Dr. Zainab Ahmed, said the Road Infrastructure Tax Credit Scheme (RITCS) is a sustainable innovative approach to financing road…
New technology to tackle EVs charging challenges
As part of efforts to tackle the challenge of recurring charge for electric vehicles (EVs), Zido Freight and Logistics has introduced a technology that regenerates energy for vehicles to drive for longer period before charging. The technology titled, Harnod Concept, is poised to reduce carbon emissions in the event that fossil-fuel vehicles are phased out…
Academy constructs solar-powered electric car, gets FG’s patent
Nigeria’s drive towards renewable energy as a substitute to fossil fuel has received a boost following the design and construction of a solar-powered electric vehicle by Zaria Academy Centre for Innovation and Renewable Energy (ZACIRE).
Washout mars Lagos-Kano rail service resumption
Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has put the scheduled resumption of the Lagos-Kano narrow gauge train service on hold, following a washout at the Osogbo end of the rail track.
Tricycle dealer records growth in sales with 55% market share
Stallion Auto Keke Limited, distributor of Bajaj three-wheelers and four-wheelers in Nigeria has said it recorded growth and significant successes despite many challenges as it celebrates its first anniversary.