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Ford Better World Projects Work to Improve Sanitation in India, Provide Clean Water in Mexico

          Ford Motor Company has announced the award of $200,000 in funding, part of the Bill Ford Better World Challenge (BFBWC), to support two international projects to improve health and sanitation conditions in India and Mexico. The grants are included in Ford Motor Company Fund’s annual ...

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Five-Star Safety Rating For Jaguar F-PACE

The Jaguar F-PACE performance SUV has added a five-star Euro NCAP rating to its 2017 World Car of the Year title.  The performance SUV, which also won 2017 World Car Design of the Year at the 2017 World Car Awards, scored 93% for adult occupant protection, 85% for child occupant ...

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Anthony Joshua Lights Up Christmas For NSPCC Children

      World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua visited the NSPCC centre Boole House in Coventry, United Kingdom recently to surprise a group of children with a unique Christmas lights switch-on. Jaguar and Joshua are teaming up to promote the NSPCC’s ‘Light up Christmas for Children’ campaign by encouraging ...

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Peugeot 301 Midlife Voted Nigeria’s Car-Of-the-Year 2017

For the second successive year, Peugeot 301 has won the Nigerian Car-Of-The-Year (COTY) Award at an award night organised yearly by Nigeria auto journalists just like it is being done by others in many countries. Peugeot 301 Midlife which competed with the Nissan Almera and Kia Rio was announced as ...

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Microbiologist Wins N5m, Ford Ranger Heritage Bank’s Sponsored Next Titan Season 4 Top Prize

  A 22-year-old graduate of Microbiology from Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu who is also a fledgling entrepreneur, Mr. Iyeh Kennedy, has emerged winner of Season 4 of the Next Titan, Nigeria’s entrepreneurial reality TV show which has Heritage Bank Plc as headline sponsor. Kennedy is the MD of Blue Leaf ...

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ECOBA Lagos Honours AVM Ehigie, Olotu,Three Other ‘Old Boys’

  The Lagos Chapter of  Edo College Old Boys Association (ECOBA) has honoured retired Air Vice Marshal Joe Ehigie with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his meritorious service to the country and contributions towards the development and progress of Edo College, Benin City. The Award was conferred on Ehigie at ...

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Volvo Engages Swedish Families to Test Autonomous Drive Cars

  Volvo has started the development of  its autonomous drive cars with help from Swedish families who are currently testing the  cars on the public roads of Gothenburg . They are expected to  feed back their impressions to Volvo Cars engineers.  The first two families, the Hains and the Simonovskis ...

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Goodyear South Africa Unveils Upgraded Manufacturing Facility in Uitenhage

  Goodyear South Africa has officially unveiled its upgraded, state-of -the-art Uitenhage manufacturing facility at an event officiated by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor, Cllr Athol Trollip. Goodyear has invested close to ZAR 1 Billion in the Uitenhage facility to improve the plant’s high technology consumer tyre production capacity. By ...

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