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19 Mar 2015
BMW may surrender its position as the No. 1 global premium brand by unit sales to rival Audi, although it will retain the title if sales of Mini are included, CEO Norbert Reithofer said. “We would like to remain leading premium automaker, also in terms of volume,” Reithofer told journalists today at the company’s annual results conference in Munich.
19 Mar 2015
MERCEDES-Benz has laid out its plug-in hybrid model strategy, which includes the presentation of 10 new cars with this technology by 2017, or one every four months on average. Under the firm’s new nomenclature, an “e” replaces the words “PLUG-IN HYBRID” for these models, including on the currently available S500 Plug-in Hybrid that pairs a 328hp 3.0-liter turbo V6 with a 107hp electric motor for a total system output of 436hp and a manufacturer estimated fuel consumption of 3l/100 kilometres (78.4 US mpg / 94.2 UK mpg) and CO2 emissions of 69 g/km.
5 Mar 2015
THE Infiniti QX70, which was until last year called the FX37, or just FX, is one of the most driver-focused crossovers available—although it makes some deliberate sacrifices to be able to make that claim.      It’s not a trail-ready or rugged crossover by any stretch of the imagination, and it’s not space-efficient either. Instead…
5 Mar 2015
HAVE you seen the new Nissan Murano? How about the Maxima that debuted during the Super Bowl? Those are pretty darn sharp-looking vehicles, and the company’s creased and wavy future is continuing at the Geneva Motor Show with this Sway Concept, a mini that will likely be the replacement for the Euro Micra.    The…
5 Mar 2015
THE Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded Nissan Sentra a “Top Safety Pick” vehicle safety rating. The Institute’s “Top Safety Pick” award recognizes passenger vehicles that excel in protecting passengers in moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests and also achieve a “Good” or “Acceptable” rating in the small overlap…
5 Mar 2015
UBER, the technology company that connects riders with drivers through a smartphone application has launched its low cost option, uberX as a safe, reliable and flexible alternative to urban transportation in Lagos.     Explaining the functionalities in Lagos, at media briefing on Wednesday, the General Manager, Uber Lagos, Ebi Atawodi said to book an Uber…
26 Feb 2015
THE Jaguar XF is certainly the model that redefined the Jaguar range. This fact is made obvious with the design direction and details of the new XE model which mirrors the XF DNA.    According to Aregbeshola Cletus, the Jaguar Landrover Brand Manager for Coscharis, it all makes sense especially as the XF is the…
26 Feb 2015
HYUNDAI Motors Nigeria Limited has introduced another affordable B-segment , the Xcent saloon car in its recently announced sales offer – “Hyundai Xtra Savings Festival” that promises free maintenance package, comprehensive insurance and registration within the first year of purchase.    The  sales promotion  which  is  aimed at appropriating initial costs of procuring some select…
26 Feb 2015
AFTER its  recent appearance  at the 2015 North International American Auto Show (NAIAS), GAC motor may soon introduce the GA6 model, designed for the elites,  to the Nigerian auto market. As a flagship product among Gac Motor  Class-B series, GA6 is highly attracted by international media since it debuted, and it sets up a new…
19 Feb 2015
THE Hyundai Elantra could continue to attract discerning car buyers, predominantly those looking for a refreshingly functional sedan with unbeatable combination of power, fuel economy, interior room features and affordability.     Styled in a luxury garb with the ambience of a premium sedan except that luxury sedans have unimaginable power under the hood, the new…
19 Feb 2015
FORD Motor Company announced a significant new collaboration with DowAksa to develop manufacturing innovations in automotive-grade carbon fibre for use in future products.    The two companies  are accelerating joint research to develop high-volume manufacturing techniques - aiming to make vehicles lighter for greater fuel efficiency, performance and capability.    They  will be part of…
19 Feb 2015
NISSAN has restyled the Qashqai crossover otherwise known as Compact Crossover Utility Vehicle (CCUV) to exude Nissan’s contemporary design cues and tagline – ‘Innovation that excites.’     Coming eight years after the first generation model, Nissan says the new Qashqai builds on the strengths of the original model, offering ample style, space, equipment with better…


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NEW YORK, USA, 19 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Countries should consider giving a second COVID-19 vaccine booster to older persons, pregnant women, health workers, people with weaker immune systems and those at higher risk of severe disease, experts appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.  The recommendation comes in a statement issued by the Strategic…
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Some civil servants in the South East have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF) to make the agency meet up its mandate of housing provision.
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Anambra Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, said members of Youth Earnestly Seek Soludo (YESS) exhibited rare political support during his election in 2021.
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Mr Tony Ojukwu, SAN, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has reiterated the commission’s commitment to promote and promote human rights of all persons living in Nigeria.
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Nearly half of cancers worldwide can be traced back to a known risk factor, primarily tobacco or alcohol, a huge global study found on Friday, which said that behavioural changes can help reduce the threat of disease.