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Toyota seals deal with Suzuki on business partnership

Toyota President, Akio Toyoda (left) with Suzuki Chairman, Osamu Suzuki, during the announcement of the partnership last October

 

The coast is now clear for the business partnership between Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation to take off as the two Japanese auto companies, Monday, sealed the final deal on the partnership . Recall that at a media briefing last October, the two companies announced their desire to work together with the aim to jointly contribute to what they described as resolution of social issues and achievement of sound and sustainable development of an automobile... Read more

Posted on February 2017,22   // Author: Admin  

Drone Taxis To Be Launched in Dubai

Ever dream of having a car that flies?
Without the day-to-day hassles and stress of moving in a traffic. Dubai, well known for its technological prowess has set an intriguing precedent for the rest of the world.

A flying drone taxi. Teams are working on hyperloop trains and driverless metro lines. Flying drone taxis seem to be a logical fit, looking at the bigger picture. Whether or not they can pull it off, is a different matter entirely, that much is certain. There are quite a few intriguing details about these taxis that warrant a closer look.

This particular model, the Ehang 184, can travel 62 miles an hour at a... Read more

Posted on February 2017,21   // Author: Admin  

ThrowBack Cars In Nigeria: Mercedes Benz W124 Review.

The W124 is a mid-sized vehicle platform. Due to the high cost of German engineering and build quality, the W124 was designed to last many miles, with awards actually given and worn by high mileage versions. W124 is the Mercedes-Benz internal chassis-designation for the 1984 to 1995/96 version of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, as well as the first generation to be officially referred to as E-Class. The W124 models replaced the W123 models after 1984 and were succeeded by the W210 E-Class after 1995.

Manufacturer
Mercedes-Benz (Daimler-Benz)
Production
November 1984 – July 1995 (sedan)
October 1985 –... Read more

Posted on February 2017,16   // Author: Admin  

What To Do When You Hit A Pothole.

Most motorists will see more potholes on the roadways and avoiding them can be a real challenge. If you hit a pothole, we recommend watching for three warning signs to determine if your vehicle has been damaged.

Loss of control, swaying when making routine turns, bottoming out on city streets or bouncing excessively on rough roads are indicators that the steering and suspension may have been damaged. The steering and suspension are key safety-related systems. Together, they largely determine your car’s ride and handling.

Pulling in one direction, instead of maintaining a straight path, and uneven tire wear, are sym... Read more

Posted on February 2017,14   // Author: Admin  

Kaduna Man Converts Motorcycle Into Giant High Heel Shoe That Can Be Moved.

Danladi Ibrahim, 23, based in Kaduna has left jaws dropping with his recent invention. He converted a motorcycle into a high-heeled shoe that can be moved about.

He developed his skills after watching his father repair his bicycles at an early age according to SplufikNG.

He dropped out of Rimi College, Kaduna to venture into welding sfter he became a motorcycle mechanic.

"I was mocked but I did not give up," said the 23-year old.

“I'm very happy to have proved myself worthy against the doubts of so many people who felt I was just wasting my time. They watched me as I made those unique items and I&rs... Read more

Posted on February 2017,13   // Author: Admin  

Real showdown at the Lagos city marathon

The East Africans showed their quality again, leading the pack comfortably with a wide gap between themselves and other nationals but much credit also has to be given to everybody that took part in the race.

Below is a list of the winners from different categories:


1. Ibrahim Kiptum 2:15:20
2. Ronny Kipkoech Kiboss 2:15:25
3. Kiprotich Kiroi 2:15:28

Top 10 winners women
1. Tanui Rodah 2:37:50
2. Fridah Lodepa 2:38:21
3. ALice Timbilili 2:39:02

Men's Winner 

Ibrahim Kiptum

&nbs... Read more

Posted on February 2017,11   // Author: Admin  

Pictures From The Lagos City Marathon

The lagos city marathon that has been much anticipated. Here are some of the pictures from the event.

 

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Posted on February 2017,11   // Author: Admin  

Road Closure And Alternative Routes On Race Day, Saturday, February 11, 2017.

The Second edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon takes place on Saturday, February 11, 2017. For about 12 hours, some parts of our mega city, Lagos, will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic for the safety and wellbeing of thousands of runners, hundreds of thousands of cheering fans and millions of the public.

Find below ALTERNATIVE ROUTES that will ease the movements of the public who might not be watching the marathon live on television because they have urgent personal business to attend to and thousands who would want to join us at the finish where the best of Nigerian musicians and entertainers will be perfor... Read more

Posted on February 2017,10   // Author: Admin  

ThrowBack Cars In Nigeria: Honda "Alla" Review.

Honda CB7.

An evolutionary sedan style unveiled in 1989 for the 1990 model featuring a low slung design and wraparound rear window as the 3rd generation Accord.
It featured optic reflectors with completely clear lenses on the headlamps.
All new aluminium 2.2-liter 16-valve electronic fuel-injected engine standard, replacing the previous 2.0-liter 12-valve model from the past generation.
All Accords equipped with automatic transmissions used an electronically controlled rear engine mount to reduce low frequency noise and vibration. The mount contained two fluid filled chambers separated by a computer controlled va... Read more

Posted on February 2017,09   // Author: Admin  

Types Of Automobile Engines

Types of Engine

I.C. Internal Combustion Engine.
Combustion of fuel take place inside the engine. When the fuel burns inside the engine cylinder, It generates a high temperature and pressure. The high pressure forces is exerted on the piston which used to rotate the wheels of the vehicle. In these engunes we can use only gases and high volatile fuel like petrol, diesel. These engines are generally used in automobile industries, generation of electric power etc.

E.C. External Combustion Engine.
Combustion of fuel take place outside of the engine. It is generated by burning of fuel is use to convert the water or ... Read more

Posted on February 2017,07   // Author: Admin