Uber - The Road So Far
June marked the official launch of Uber five years ago in San Francisco. Today, you can catch a ride in over 300 cities across 60 countries. The acceleration and dispersion of Uber is no fluke. People are voting with their fingers. And yesterday was Lagosians turn to celebrate having Uber in their city for a…
Toyota reveals all-new Fortuner in best-sophisticated refinement
TRUCK-BASED SUVs may be losing ground to car-based crossovers across the world, but in some markets, sport-utes like the new Toyota Fortuner still reign as king. The Fortuner is the SUV version of the HiLux pickup you might recognize from Top Gear expeditions. According to Toyota Motor Co. Fortuner, the new SUV will expand Toyota’s…
Coscharis Motors to unveil Jaguar XE range at 2015 TECH+
AS key players in the Information and communications technology (ICT) in Nigeria conclude preparation ahead of the 2015 TECH+ Conference and Exhibitions, Coscharis Motors, has announced that the company will launch the Jaguar XE range at the event.
A licence to drive
“WHOEVER brought Uber to South Africa—I love them,” says a driver-entrepreneur on a video promoting the e-hailing service in the country. And why wouldn’t she? With Uber she’s her own boss, in an industry (transport) that’s known to traditionally shut out the fairer sex. As Nelson Mandela said: “We can change the world and make…
Nissan IDx 2016 concept raises standard in global automobile market
THE 2016 Nissan IDx concept is no doubt one of the powerful cars that will be hitting the market in a really short time.
Hyundai Motors distributes learning materials to pupils
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Hyundai Motors Nigeria has distributed learning materials to support the education of thousands of less privileged school pupils across five states in Nigeria. Titled ‘Supporting Education for Brighter Tomorrow’, the campaign commenced in phases with Southwest states of Lagos and Ibadan and afterwards schools in Warri, Port-Harcourt…
Honda opens assembly plant in Nigeria
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced that it began local production of the Accord sedanin Nigeria. The car plant is expected to be the first assembling attempt of thefirm in Africa. In a statement made available to The Guardian, Honda which is targeting the automobile surge in Nigeria, said Honda Automobile Western Africa Limited (HAWA),…
There are some things in life that will always be in-demand—essentials like food and water sure, but also the things that make us feel good. Like, well, puppies and ice cream. Now just imagine, in some Utopian society, a service that delivers these feel-good activators in real time. Picture that instead of a coffee break, you go on a puppy break.
Lanre Shittu Motors mulls vehicles components manufacturing in Nigeria
AS part of effort to ensure that the production of components and vehicles of international standard is achieved in Nigeria, Lanre Shittu Motors has said that it will begin vehicle assembling, part and truck manufacturing in Nigeria.
CFAO unveils new Mitsubishi L200
DISTRIBUTOR of Mitsubishi Motors in Nigeria, CFAO Motors, has unveiled the all-new Mitsubishi L200 into the Nigerian market. According to the firm, the Mitsubishi is now in its fifth generation, and the new model adds car-like sophistication, driving dynamics and running costs to its predecessor’s long list of standard kit and attractive prices.
Renault showcases Talisman as replacement for Laguna
Renault has unveiled its long-awaited Laguna replacement, Talisman. The new sedan will go on sale early 2016 and be joined, later on, by a larger wagon. . Measuring 4.85m long and 1.87m wide, the big French sedan is set to be offered with state-of-the-art technology and come with new innovations to the sub-premium sedan class, like four-wheel steering.