Automakers strive for competitive-edge with tech-loaded cars
According to a recent report by the IHS Automotive, by 2020, nearly 31 million vehicles could feature Apple’s CarPlay, and another 37 million could have Android Auto. It stated that the growth rate would trace the rise of Bluetooth and auxiliary-cord inputs that have been seen over the last 10 years
Airbags explosion: Takata seeks alternative to explosive chemical
TAKATA Corp. is planning to “transition” away from using a volatile chemical in its airbag inflators. Executive vice president of Takata Kevin Kennedy over the week that the company would ramp up production of airbag inflators containing guanidine nitrate, an explosive compound used as propellant that is used by competitors like TRW and Autoliv.
Zero-Emission: Renault-Nissan to provide 200 all-electric vehicles
AS a measure to achieve zero-emission in mobility, the Renault-Nissan Alliance will be providing a fleet of 200 all-electric vehicles as the official passenger-car provider for the United Nation’s COP21 climate conference in Paris later this year.
Skoda unveils superb wagon
Skoda has revealed its big new replacement for the Superb wagon, Like the sedan the new wagon is based on Volkswagen Group’s versatile MQB platform.
Fiat Chrysler boss sure of a new merger in the auto industry by 2018
Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne said Thursday he expects a new merger in the auto industry by 2018, without confirming reports he proposed a tie-up with General Motors.
Moving With The Times With Uber
Uber is changing the way the world moves. In an industry that has seemingly lain stagnant: the last few decades have seen increasing luxury and speed within transport, though little innovation. Uber has disrupted the norm by seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through smartphone technology.
Tata returns with GenX Nano
TATA’S original Nano minicar, launched in January 2008, was a bold experiment in social engineering. The chairman of the organisation, Ratan Tata stated that the intention was to build a car for the masses, so that anybody who could afford a scooter could carry his family more safely on four wheels.
Nissan Maxima sport car raises bar
The latest-generation Maxima sedan bests BMW, Acura and Audi to set the standard as the fastest lap time on racetrack in recent tests overseen by AMCI Testin. Nissan is going to extraordinary lengths to underline its new car’s performance credentials.
Kia Motors partners Access bank on auto finance scheme
As parts of efforts to help customers own their desired cars, Kia Motors Nigeria, an innovative and leading automobile has partnered with Access bank to offer a flexible, hassle-free car finance scheme with attractive interest rates and loan tenure conveniently with easy access.