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Continental celebrates 70 years of operations in SA


Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is still basking in the euphoria of its celebration of a significant milestone as the company marks its 70th year of operations in South Africa this January. And who will blame them? Seven decades of successful operations is not in any way a tea party. ...

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Revealed: Why Ford GT is the fastest Ford Production vehicle on the track

All-new Ford GT

Have you been wondering why the new Ford GT is the fastest Ford Production vehicle on the track ? There is no need to worry as what really makes the Ford GT tick includes its delivery of the highest output of any EcoBoost® production engine to date. Little wonder then ...

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I spent 14 years to complete my Ph.D programme – Corps Marshal Boboye Oyeyemi

Corps Marshal Oyeyemi with Assistant Corps Marshal Sam Obayemi (third from left), Commander Bisi Kazeem, Head, Media & Strategy of the Corps (first from right) and other top Commanders at the ceremony  (PHOTO, Courtesy, Bisi Kazeem)

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has revealed that contrary to the belief by some people that he commenced his Ph.D  programme recently, he had been on it for close to 14 years. He said during this time, he had gone on different ...

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Daimler AG presents 2016 full report, outlook for 2017 at annual press parley Feb.2


Daimler AG said it will present the company’s full year report for 2016 and describe the outlook for the year 2017 at the company’s annual press conference scheduled to hold on Thursday, February 2, at the Carl Benz Arena of the Carl Benz Center in Stuttgart, Germany. A statement from ...

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HISTORIC: Volkswagen emerges world’s No. 1 automaker, surpasses Toyota’s record for 2016


Despite the emission scandal rocking its operations which led to the exit of its CEO, Martin Winterkorn, German automaker, Volkswagen, has displaced Japanese carmaker, Toyota, as the No.1 carmaker in the world, selling 10.31 million vehicles in 2016 than the 10.175 million vehicles reported on Monday by Toyota. According to ...

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Weststar brings FIAT to Nigeria April, promises continued support for FG’s devt. efforts


Weststar Associates Ltd, authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM vehicles in Nigeria, said arrangements had been concluded to add the FIAT brand of vehicles to its portfolio  in Nigeria with four models of the FIAT brand scheduled to be launched at an elaborate ceremony in April. The Managing ...

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PHOTO NEWS: When Corps Marshal Boboye Oyeyemi bagged PhD from UNN

Corps Marshal Boboye Oyeyemi

Saturday, Jan.28, 2017 would remain indelible in the memory of the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, as he received his hard earned Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Public Administration from the University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, at the university’s 46 convocation ceremony held at the weekend. AUTO ...

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FG approves $1.2b for Kano-Kaduna rail project


The Federal Government has approved $1.2 billion for the construction of the Kano-Kaduna standard gauge railway project.‎ ‎ The Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amechi, disclosed this in Kano on Saturday when he visited Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, saying  the Federal Government was negotiating with China EXIM bank to finance the ...

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, Sonata named The Car Book’s BEST BETS

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Another honour has come for the duo of the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and Sonata as they have been honored with The Car Book’s BEST BETS distinction. The Car Book recognizes vehicles that adequately cater to the safety and performance needs of the American car buyer, according to a ...

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Genesis G80 mid-luxury sedans for 2017 NFL Pro Bowl MVPS

Genesis G80

Genesis said as the official luxury vehicle of the National Football League (NFL), it will give out to each of the Offensive and Defensive Most Valuable Players a brand new Genesis G80 model at the 2017 NFL Pro Bowl Presented by Aquafina in Orlando, Fla. This is as this year’s Pro Bowl ...

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