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Coscharis President, Maduka, emerges Nigeria’s ‘Auto Personality of the Year’

From left:  General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Coscharis Group, Abiona Babarinde ; Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Lagos State, Prince Anofi Elegushi ; President, Coscharis Group, Dr Cosmas Maduka ;  Chairman, Nigerian Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) at the 2016 Nigerian Auto Journalists Awards event where Dr. Cosmas Maduka was honoured as the Auto Personality of The Year, recently in Lagos.

The President/ CEO of Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka, has emerged the ‘Auto Personality of the Year’ in Nigeria for  2016. Maduka was presented with the award by the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) during the 2016 NAJA Awards ceremony which held recently  at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria ...

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Mercedes-Benz hosts two-week art portrait exhibition in Lagos

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On Saturday, November, 26, 2016, friends, families and art enthusiasts trooped into the Mercedes-Benz Centre in Lagos for the opening reception of an art exhibition by Tayo Ayelowo, themed “Standing with the Kings”. The showroom was transformed to an art gallery for portrait paintings of various traditional rulers in Nigeria, ...

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Mercedes-Benz wins top categories at NAJA Awards show

Mrs. Elizabeth Itegbe, GM for Weststar Associates Limited, sole distributors of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria receiving awards at the recently-held NAJA Awards show at Eko Hotel and Suites., Victoria Island, Lagos

On November 24, 2016, the Nigerian Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) held the much-anticipated auto award show at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Mercedes-Benz emerged winner of two distinct awards; Luxury Car of the Year (Mercedes-Benz S-class) and Heavy Duty Truck of the Year (Mercedes-Benz Actros). “We keep winning! ...

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Daniel Rowe wins first national title for Volkswagen Motorsport

Daniel Rowe, SASOL GT AFRICA champion

Daniel Rowe and his Volkswagen Motorsport Golf GTI last Saturday won the Sasol GTC Africa Production title  at a very unpredictable Zwartkops Raceway event in South Africa . Rowe, a dominant presence in the GTC Production category since round one,  continued with that form, winning both GTC Production races on ...

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Coscharis Motors set for BMW Golf Cup National Final

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Coscharis Motors said it would play host to the BMW Golf Cup International Tournament on December 2  at the Lakowe Lakes Golf Club in Lagos. The tournament, according to the company,  is the National Final to qualify the Nigerian market for the World Final in Dubai next year. It said ...

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Nissan outlet wins 2016 NAJA ‘Outstanding Showroom’ Award

he Stallion NMN futuristic showroom in Victoria Island, Lagos

Stallion Nigeria  futuristic showroom in Victoria Island, Lagos has been adjudged the most outstanding ‘Showroom of the Year,’ outshining rival CFAO and Porsche outlets at the recently-held 2016 Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA ) Awards. The wholly Nissan and Infiniti state-of-the-art facility was inaugurated in May 2015 and has since ...

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Ford Ranger is Nigeria’s ‘Pick-up of the Year’

Ford Brand Manager, Coscharis Motors, Felix Mahan, ;  President, Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka ;  and General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Coscharis Group, Mr. Abiona Babarinde, during the 2016 Nigeria Auto Journalist Association Awards held at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

The Ford Ranger has been selected as the 2016 Pick-up of the Year by the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA), reinforcing its status as a segment-defining model in the highly competitive light commercial vehicle sector. The award, was accepted by the marketing team of Coscharis Motors, the sole authorised Ford ...

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Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) : BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford ,VW Group join forces to ramp-up e-mobility

Evolution of CCS charging technology for e-cars towards 350 kW

A very important step towards facilitating mass-market battery electric vehicle (BEV) adoption has been taken. A statement issued in Stuttgart, Germany, Tuesday, said leading automakers, namely the BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche , have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ...

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Volkswagen Group seals deal with SOVAC on Algeria plant

n front from left to right: Dr. Josef Baumert, Member of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Board of Management responsible for Production and Logistics and Mourad Oulmi, CEO OF SOVAC S.P.A.
Behind from left to right: Martin Vavra, Czech Republic Embassy, Dr. Wolfgang Klapper, economic counsellor of the German Embassy in Algiers, Abdesselam Bouchouareb, Algerian Minister of Industry and Alejandro Polanco, Spanish Embassy Algiers.(PHOTO: Volkswagen AG )

The Volkswagen Group has signed a joint venture agreement with its Algerian distributor, SOVAC , for the establishment of a Volkswagen assembly plant in the North African country. The deal is for a joint venture company, SOVAC Production S.P.A, that would ensure that a local assembly to be located in ...

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