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Ford everest vs. Toyota fortuner – clash of the pick-up based titans

Historically, manufacturers have played it quite safe in terms of the styling and packaging of their pick-up-based SUVs. As a result, offerings in this segment tend focus on practical- ity, ruggedness and off-road capa- bility. These two models, however, incorporate a raft of modern styling cues while retaining the off-road capability you would expect from vehicles built on ladder frames. ...

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Subaru XV – tweaked and improved

Subaru sells the XV as a crossover, but it is really more like a car with SUV- like attributes. Similar in concept to Subaru’s Outback wagon, the smaller XV hatchback features an elevated ride height, an off-road- ready suspension and rugged looks. The Subaru XV also comes with a four-cylinder “boxer” engine mated to an available continuously variable automatic transmission ...

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Mazda CX-3 – classy, compact and appealing

The Mazda CX-3 offers a design of the finest quality and style thanks to the KODO – Soul of Motion design language. It adopts the full suite of SKYACTIV Technologies to deliver performance that can be enjoyed without reservation. A fifth model in that can be enjoyed without reservation. A fifth model in Mazda’s line-up of new-generation vehicles, its size ...

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Driverless cars won’t deliver a transport revolution

The breathless hype around driverless electric vehicles once promised an urban transport “revolution”, with claims that new technologies would cease congestion and eliminate harm- ful emissions. The potential benefits of these new technologies are stim- ulating both activity and anxiety in the auto industry – specifically around whether the cost of invest- ment will be justified by profits from sales ...

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Nissan unveils ariya concept at tokyo Motor show

Nissan unveiled the Ariya Concept, a crossover EV with twin electric motors, powerful acceleration, Award winning driver assistance technology and a look that signals a complete reinvention of the brand’s design. The new Nissan Ariya Concept, introduced at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show, signals the dawn of a new era for Nissan as the company embarks to redefine its brand ...

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Leading the way in green profitable sustainable projects

Africa Plantation Capital (APC), has been operating successfully in Kenya since 2015, with the establishment achieving an amazing growth ratio. Its main objective is to provide sustainable plantation management services. The company has already established several large-scale bamboo projects and is now in the process of acquiring the Kenya Bureau of Standard (KEBS) certification to be the first Bamboo Tea ...

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Driving on long road trips

Are you about to hit the road for a long drive? Whether you are heading to the Coast with the kids or through numerous highways for a cross-country jaunt, always follow these driving tips. Read on to learn more about avoiding traffic, saving money, staying safe and awake on your next road trip. Before beginning a long drive, always get ...

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Nissan applauds Kenya’s green revolution for Africa

Kenya’s launch of the continent’s largest wind power farm earlier this year has been hailed by Nissan Group of Africa, the world leader in electric vehicle manufacture. The Lake Turkana Wind Power farm will add 13% to the Kenyan energy grid when its 365 wind turbines are fully operational, generating 310 Megawatts of power. “As President Uhuru Kenyatta noted, when ...

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Porsche cayenne: the true definition of an suv

Porsche raised the public’s col- lective eyebrow when it decid- ed to enter the sport-utility vehicle business in 2003 with the Cayenne. However, despite the grumblings of purists, this midsize luxury SUV has proven itself worthy of the vaunted Porsche name over the course of two generations. Sales have exceeded all expectations: Over 276,000 first generation vehicles were produced (2002 ...

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