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Volkswagen counts gains of financial, emotional and educational support to employees’ children

The matric learners

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is counting the gains of its financial, emotional and educational support to the children of its employees. Under the Volkswagen for Good initiative, VWSA  has been funding and supporting children of its employees at school since 2010 and University since 2014, with the support allowing these ...

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MBSA names Ziyad Gaba Head of FUSO Trucks Southern Africa

Ziyad Gaba

Counting on his vast experience in sales and marketing, having led the FUSO sales division successfully, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has named Ziyad Gaba the Head of FUSO Southern Africa, effective 1 July 2017. A statement issued, Wednesday,  in Pretoria said Gaba will succeed Naeem Hassim, who will assume his new ...

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FRSC Corps Marshal, Caleb University VC, Lagos Transport Commissioner for NAJA Workshop


The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi;  Vice Chancellor of Caleb University, Prof. Diji Aina; the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation,  Anofiu Olarewaju Elegushi, and other prominent stakeholders, are billed to grace the second edition of  the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) annual training and capacity ...

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Heritage Bank catches them young, trains children in financial literacy


Heritage Bank catches them young, trains children in financial literacy Heritage Bank Plc has continued its tradition of inculcating financial literacy in children by exposing children of between five and seven years to banking services as part of activities to mark the bank’s Children Banking Month, tagged: My Day as ...

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My plans for Nigeria’s auto sector – Jelani Aliyu

Jelani Aliyu, Director-General, NADDC

(Olaolu Olusina ) Newly-appointed Director-General, National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Mr. Jelani Aliyu , has unveiled his plans for the country’s auto sector. Aliyu, who resumed duties at the NADDC headquarters in Abuja recently, indicated that he was ready to hit the ground running by tapping the vast potential ...

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The new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman breaks cover in South Africa

The new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman

(Olaolu Olusina) Lovers of the new Mini Countryman looking forward to a bigger, roomier and a family all-wheel version can now heave a sigh of relief. The good news is that the new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman has arrived BMW/MINI dealerships across South Africa, according to a statement obtained on ...

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Hyundai unveils first mass-produced electric bus in Seoul

Hyundai ELEC CITY 
Photo Credit: F+L Daily

Hyundai Motor has unveiled its first mass-produced electric bus. Aptly named, Elec City, the bus, which demonstrates the South Korean auto giant’s vision for future commercial vehicle technologies, was unveiled at the inaugural Hyundai Truck & Bus Mega Fair in Seoul last week, according to F+L Daily, the online publication ...

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Fidelity Bank trains 400 students in entrepreneurial skilIs


( Olaolu Olusina) Fidelity Bank, one of Nigeria’s top finance institutions, has concluded an entrepreneurship training programme for 400 students in Anambra State. Aptly tagged, ‘Turning Your Passion Into Pay Cheque’, the training programme was organised in partnership with Gazelle Academy and Federal Polytechnic, Oko Ventures as part of efforts ...

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Rolls-Royce ’Sweptail’ – The realisation of one customer’s coach built dream

Rolls-Royce ’Sweptail’

  When, approximately one year ago, Rolls-Royce presented 103EX to the world, it invoked its coachbuilding heritage to inspire its future clientele. This Vision Vehicle envisaged a world of completely personal luxury mobility where new technologies would allow every Rolls-Royce to be designed in their owners’ image, should they wish. ...

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BMW PGA Championship: Sweden’s Alex Noren storms to victory in flagship event at Wentworth

Alex Noren with Dr. Ian Robertson

London. The BMW PGA Championship lived up to its reputation as one of the most prestigious tournaments in the professional game when it came to an exciting climax at Wentworth, Sunday, as Europe’s top players fought for supremacy around the famed West Course. In the end, victory went to Sweden’s ...

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