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FORD PUTS CAR SEATS ON THE CATWALK

Recycling car seats into dresses

Car seat covers used in new Ford cars have received a glamorous new lease of life after being recycled for a unique fashion collection. Emerging designers from Europe and Asia transformed the covers – and other materials and waste from Ford vehicle production – into dresses, jackets and skirts for ...

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R&D: JAGUAR LAND ROVER INVESTS IN RESEARCH CENTRE AT WARWICK VARSITY

The new National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC)  under construction at the University of Warwick.

There is really no doubt that Jaguar Land Rover is shaping more sustainable vehicles, more so when combating emissions has become one of the biggest challenges for the automotive industry today. With a focus on managing whole life impacts through leading-edge research, design and technology, Jaguar Land Rover, in its ...

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2015 NAJA AWARDS: TOYOTA LAND CRUISER PRADO EMERGES ‘SUV OF THE YEAR’

L-R: Public Relations and Advert Manager of Toyota Nigeria Limited, Bukola Ogunnusi, receiving the SUV of the Year Award for Toyota Landcruiser Prado from Dr. Oscar Odiboh at the 2015 Nigeria Auto Journalists Awards held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado was adjudged Nigeria’s ‘SUV of the Year’ at the 2015 Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) Awards, which held at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos, Thursday night. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, according to the awards panel of judges, beat Nissan Patrol and ...

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REV UP AUTO POLICY IMPLEMENTATION, STAKEHOLDERS URGE BUHARI

Made-in-Nigeria-Kia-cars

Recently at an auto industry forum organised in Lagos by the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), the stakeholders made a strong appeal for immediate and decisive actions by government on the Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) commonly known as automotive policy. It was the first meeting of ...

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2015 NAJA AWARDS : KIA RIO EMERGES ‘CAR OF THE YEAR’

L-R: Chairman, Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA), Frank Kintum; Marketing Manager, Dana Motors, Jimoh Olawale; Chief Commercial Officer, Dana Motors, Sandeep Malhotra (Receiving Car of the Year Award for Kia Rio); DG, National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Engr. Aminu Jalal; and Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Charles Nseobong Akpabio at the 2015 Nigeria Auto Journalists Awards held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos

KIA RIO, Thursday night, emerged the Nigeria’s ‘Car of The Year’ at the 2015 Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) Awards, which held at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos. NAJA is a group of journalists who write about the automotive sector, especially in Nigeria and Africa ...

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PORSCHE MAKES NEW APPOINTMENTS, STEPS UP PRODUCT OFFENSIVE

L-R: John Wiltshire, Philipp Ayasse, Peter Vogel

Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE , Wednesday, said it is evolving the brand’s heritage of performance excellence further into the future through strategic, senior appointments at the regional headquarters. With a new product offensive and commitment to further enhancing the brand’s unrivalled customer service, the restructuring, according to a ...

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KIA SORENTO WINS AT AJAC CANADIAN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS

2016 SORENTO

Kia Motors , Wednesday, was presented with an Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) Car of the Year category award. The all-new 2016 Kia Sorento was announced as the winner of AJAC’s “Best New SUV / CUV ($35,000 – $60,000)” category during the organisation’s annual award press conference.  The Sorento ...

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ANOTHER AWARD FOR 2016 HYUNDAI TUCSON

AWARD FOR TUCSON

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson was recognised with the International Family Vehicle of the Year Award by Road & Travel Magazine at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Tucson earned this award for its top safety and family-oriented comfort features, like available Automatic Emergency Braking and a spacious passenger cabin that incorporates stain-resistant ...

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ALL-NEW KIA CADENZA COMES WITH PURPOSEFUL DESIGN

CADENZA

Kia Motors, Tuesday in Seoul, Korea, revealed the updated exterior styling of the Korean domestic market all-new Kia Cadenza (known as ‘K7’ in Korea) in the first official photos of the new model. The all-new Cadenza boasts a purposeful new design and will feature high levels of interior quality and ...

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GAC MOTOR REWARDS CUSTOMERS, OFFERS BUMPER DISCOUNTS, FREEBIES

JAC MOTORS BRIEFING

In the run up to the Christmas and New Year celebrations, CIG Motors, authorised distributors for Chinese automaker, GAC Motor, in Nigeria is driving a rebate and give-away promotional campaign for all its renowned GS5 and GA3 variants with the objective of appreciating its customers and wooing new prospects with ...

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