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EXPLORING THE ALL – NEW OPTIMA

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The all-new Optima surely embodies the evolution of Kia’s midsize sedans. With the release of the fourth generation Optima in April, Kia has continued to revolutionise and advance its line up of luxurious midsize sedans. The new Optima’s prowess embodies the growth and progress of Kia Motors as an influential and innovative automobile manufacturer. The inspiration and groundwork have really ...

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Kia Remains Strong on Interbrand’s 2015 List of 100 Best Global Brands

Kia Motors Nigeria said it is proud to announce that Kia stands proudly at number 74 on the international brand consultancy Interbrand’s 2015 list of 100 Best Global Brands. Kia, according to a statement issued by its marketing office in Lagos, has demonstrated strong performance as a global brand, making Interbrand’s exclusive list for Best ...

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AMID VW EMISSIONS SCANDAL, A NEW TESLA MODEL S CHALLENGER IS IN THE WORKS: AN ELECTRIC VW PHAETON

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Volkswagen has announced a new focus on electric cars in the wake of its massive diesel-emissions cheating scandal. The company’s flagship luxury sedan, the Phaeton, will come with an all-electric drivetrain and could be out in 2017. As the reputation of “clean diesel” small-car engines gets tarnished by Volkswagen AG’s massive diesel-emissions ...

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FG SUSPENDS ISSUANCE OF LICENSES TO NEW VEHICLE ASSEMBLY PLANTS

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The National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) has suspended issuing licences to new vehicle assembly plants, except for direct investment by those who actually built vehicles, known as Original Equipment Manufacturers. This is contained in a statement signed by the Director General, NADDC, Mr. Aminu Jalal, who explained that ...

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SON TAKES WAR TO FAKE LUBRICANT MANUFACTURERS

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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) said it was now ready to apprehend and prosecute producers and sellers of fake vehicle lubricants in the country, this is also as the agency that it would work hand in hand with the Department of Petroleum Resources(DPR) to ensure proper surveillance of the ...

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Porsche Centre Lagos Woos Nigerians For 911 Carrera 4, 911 Targa 4

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Ahead of its official launch in the country in April 2016, Porsche Centre Lagos is already wooing lovers of the Porsche brand in Nigeria with the 911 Carrera 4.   Flaunting the unique features of the sport car expected to be unveiled at the March 2016 Geneva Motor Show, a ...

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BRT Violations: LASTMA Condemns Military’s ‘Show Of Shame’

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Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) has condemned in very strong terms the blatant violations of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) laws by some men of the Nigerian Army.   Describing the violations as “a dramatic show of shame,” LASTMA, in a statement, said some personnel of the Nigerian Military ...

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Kia Motors Nigeria Deepens Leadership Position

Group Managing Director Kia Motors Nigeria Jacky Hathiramani receiving his award from Jabesh Aina Scott

With three awards in a row, Kia Motors Nigeria is undoubtedly deepening its leadership in Nigeria’s auto industry. Over the years, the company’s resilience to local shocks and economic variables, has earned it a remarkable reputation in offering the best in class automobiles that continuously set the pace and remains ...

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FORD AFRICA TAKES THE WRAP OFF THE NEW FORD RANGER

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After the great expectations from lovers of the Ford Ranger in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), Ford Africa, Monday, Oct.12, finally took the wrap off the New Ford Ranger for the region. With a refreshed line-up of 42 models across SSA Left Hand Drive (LHD) markets spanning Single Cab, RAP Cab and ...

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Hyundai Tickles South African SUV Market With Newly – enhanced Santa Fe

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Korean auto giants, Hyundai Motor,’s SUV pioneer Santa Fe has made a fresh entry to the South African market with new design refinements and an advanced range of new active safety, comfort and convenience features.   The upgraded Santa Fe, available in two derivatives with an extensive Elite standard features ...

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