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INTERVIEW: An arms race in the DTM has to be prevented – Jens Marquardt

After 16 of 18 DTM races, BMW works driver Marco Wittmann (GER) still has a mathematical chance of winning the title. In the Team and Manufacturer competitions, first place is already out of reach. In this interview, BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt analyses the reasons behind the difficult 2017 season ...

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Africa’s first Beauty Business Week with focus on Shea Butter

Tayo Afolabi, founder of the Mercedes Benz World PR Beauty Business Week, explains why the international focus should be on “The Shea Innovation” Two and a half years ago, the Beauty Division of my company, World PR Media (a Strategy Specialist Company based in Nigeria), decided on a quest to ...

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INTERVIEW: I’m returning to Ladipo auto market to make peace – Okoli

Mr. Jonathan Chibuzor Okoli is the President of Aguiyi Ironsi Tarders Unit at Ladipo Auto Market located in Matori Area of Lagos State. In this interview, he speaks on the crises rocking Ladipo Market, his ordeal with Mushin Local Government and why he has decided to return to the market, ...

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Optimal matching of Mercedes-Benz engines tailored to customer requirements – Prof. Dr. Thomas Weber

  (INTERVIEW) Prof. Dr. Thomas Weber, 62, has been responsible for Daimler Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development for 12 years. This means he is involved in a key position in the ongoing largest technological transformation the automobile has undergone in its 130-year history. Ahead of his retirement at the ...

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We’ll ensure Nigerians have access to affordable new vehicles – Mike Whitfield, Nissan Africa Boss

Managing Director, Nissan South Africa, Mike Whitfield, was one of the delegates of African Association of Automobile Manufacturers (AAAM) who recently met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa in Abuja. In this interview, Whitfield, who doubles as President, National Association of Automobile Manufacturers South Africa (NAAMSA) and Vice ...

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Remembering Le Mans 1966 – Chris Amon

Ford’s 1966 Le Mans winner reminisces about that historic race 50 years ago in this exclusive interview. Chris, going into the race, who were your biggest rivals – Ferrari or the other Ford GT cars? I was driving with Bruce McLaren in the #2 GT40 and we both knew our main ...

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Viable Automotive Industry will Create Huge Multiplier Effects for Nigeria – NAMA Chairman

 The Chairman, Nigeria Automotive Manufacturers Association (NAMA), the umbrella body of the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the country, Mr. Tokunbo Aromolaran, takes a cursory look at the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Administration in the past one year, saying government input into the automotive industry may have been unnoticeably calm. He ...

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