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Bulletproof Kia Quoris, A ‘Luxury Fortress’ On Wheels


With a different beat and an enhanced armoured technology against munitions attacks, Kia Motors Nigeria has created a niche in the super-luxury market with the introduction of the shatterproof, grenade resistant, opaque anti-blast armour, and protective coated  reinforced bulletproof Kia Quoris for high-net-worth individuals and government officials. The bulletproof Kia Quoris currently selling at N39.6m has enjoyed ...

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Kia Records Year-on-Year Sales Growth In Korea, North America And Europe


Kia  Motors Corporation has announced its August 2015 global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 214,323 units sold. In August, Kia posted year-on-year sales increases in the domestic Korean market (15.9 percent  growth with 41,740 ...

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Kia Enters Into Strategic Partnership With Uber

All New Optima

With the growing popularity of urban culture and prevalence of hailing cab service in the metropolitan cities of the country, Kia Motors Nigeria has entered into strategic partnership with Uber to provide lead generation software connecting riders to drivers in the area. The partnership is directly in line with the commitment to making the people become an Uber investor with ...

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Mission E: Porsche Unveils First Battery-powered Four-seat Concept Car

Porsche Mission E

Porsche has introduced its first all-electrically powered four-seat sports car in the brand’s history. The car, Mission E, was unveiled at the IAA in Frankfurt, Germany. The concept car combines the unmistakable emotional design of a Porsche with excellent performance and the forward-thinking practicality of the first 800-volt drive system. ...

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Rob Crouse Appointed Director, Sales For Ford MEA


Ford has announced the appointment of Rob Crouse as Director, Sales for Middle East and Africa to continue the acceleration of sales growth in the Middle East, North Africa, South Africa and Sub-Saharan African markets. Crouse will be based in the company’s MEA regional headquarters in Dubai. In his new ...

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Ford Partners Coscharis Motors To Assemble Best-Selling Ranger Trucks in Nigeria


Ford Motor Company said it will assemble its popular Ford Ranger pickup truck in Nigeria starting in the fourth quarter of 2015 as part of its expansion in Middle East and Africa. Nigeria will be the first African country outside of South Africa where Ford vehicles are produced. Ranger assembly ...

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Pretoria’s Liane van Dyk Wins Ranger Odyssey 2015


Pretoria resident Liane van Dyk has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Ranger Odyssey following 12 days of evaluation and competition while travelling 2 000km through the remote Damaraland and Kaokoland regions of Namibia. The announcement was made at the gala dinner for Ford’s Go Further event in Sandton ...

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Ford Go Further Africa 2015 Stresses Innovation and Mobility


Ford Motor Company held its second annual Go Further Africa event today at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg in August. The action-packed programme revealed eight exciting new models for African markets, detailed its new assembly plant in Nigeria, and highlighted its wide range of far-reaching corporate social investment initiatives. ...

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Continental Tyre South Africa Opens Shop In Mozambique


 Continental, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers and automotive suppliers,  is expanding its retail operations in Mozambique. Continental currently distributes passenger and commercial vehicle tyres into Mozambique and will officially re-launch the Continental brand at the Mozambique Standard Bank Motor show through one of their selected partners, MOTORCARE Lda. ...

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Sophisticated Sophomore : All-New Chevrolet Cruze

2016 All New Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet has introduced the all-new, 2016 Cruze – a larger and lighter, more efficient and more sophisticated evolution of the brand’s best-selling global car. Packed with new technologies such as available Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and new active safety features, as well as a more spacious interior and an athletic, ...

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