Category: Motoring

Volkswagen, Anhui Jianghuai in talks to build electric cars

LAGOS-GERMAN auto giant Volkswagen and China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile are in talks to build electric cars together, the firms announced Wednesday, the latest possible tie-up in a burgeoning Chinese market for clean-energy vehicles. Volkswagen...

TATA Launches Showroom in Nigeria

Joseph BAMIDELE LAGOS-Tata International has been present in Nigeria since 2006 as the distributors of Tata Motors Commercial vehicles. In these nine years, they have sold more than 6,000 vehicles capturing a 15 per...

Falling naira: Importation of used cars drops

LAGOS-The anticipated surge in the importation of used (Tokunbo) vehicles into the country is not manifesting less than two months to the commencement of the payment of 35 per cent levy on such vehicles. Investigation...

Vehicle importation drops by 50% in Nigeria

LAGOS-THE volume of vehicles being imported into Nigeria has declined sharply by 50 percent‎ sequel the near-implementation of the automotive policy.  This development has resulted to the diversion of used vehicles meant for Nigerian...

NPA sets to bar rickety trucks from Apapa Port

By Kunle KALEJAYE LAGOS-The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has vowed to strictly enforce the implementation of minimum standard for trucks coming into the ports effective this month. The Port Manager, Lagos Port Complex, Apapa,...