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JAC Wins Chinese Best Auto Design of the Year

JAC S2, an exclusive model from the stable of Chinese leading indigenous auto automotive brand, JAC, has been awarded Best auto design of the year. The award was announced and presented at the XCAR China Brands Auto Award Ceremony held in Beijin on August 5th 2016. Themed: “China Brands, World Class Quality,”, the award ceremony was graced by many elites ...

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South Africa Auto Industry Employs 700,000 Workers

ROTIMI ASHER South Africa automotive industry is said to have so far generated employment for about seven hundred thousand people (700,000). This was revealed by the Chairman of the Association of African Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM), Mr Jeff Nemeth, while addressing the media, following his Association’s meeting with Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari at the State house, Abuja recently. He said, ‘‘we ...

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Auto Manufacturers Assured of Investment

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, has assured Auto Manufacturers in Nigeria of government’s commitment to effectively implement the National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP), as part of efforts at fast-tracking Nigeria’s economic diversification goals. The minister assured this while receiving a delegation from the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) in his office on Monday. The AAAM ...

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A Case for the Nigerian Auto Policy

Implementing the Auto Policy in Nigeria can’t be more necessary than now, going by the depressing situation in the auto and allied industries at the moment, coupled with the urgent need to create urgent alternative for the troubled oil industry and considering that even with Agriculture, the automotive industry is about the steering wheel of any economy, EFULA ABBAH writes… ...

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African Auto Makers Storm Nigeria, Visit Buhari

EFULA ABBAH African Association of Automobile Manufacturers (AAAM) has stormed the Nigeria Federal capital, Abuja on working visit to discuss investment plans for the automotive industry in the country. The visiting AAAM officials are made up of Original Equipment Manufacturers, producing cars in Africa and the delegation is already meeting with senior government officials in Abuja. Mr. Luqman Mamudu, director ...

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AUTO POLICY: Federal Government to Act Soon – NADDC

EFULA ABBAH T he worried public has been asked to exercise a little more patience concerning the stalemated implementation of the Auto Policy, as the Federal Government is said to be working out conducive environment that will encourage inflow of OEM Investments to complement effort of Nigerian entrepreneurs. The Director, policy and Planning of The National Automotive Design and Development ...

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Why Government Must Fully Execute Auto Policy Now!

EFULA ABBAH (General Editor, Motoring World International) It’s rather unfortunate to think that some high and mighty Nigerians could be working against the auto policy, which the Federal Government inaugurated for only one holistic reason, to lift the Auto Industry out of perpetual dependency on its foreign counterparts. Since the inauguration of the all-important automobile policy in 2013, one would ...

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Driving Skill for Life: Nigeria Auto Journalists Experience

Second day of the Nigerian Auto Journalists Training Workshop held at the weekend attracted a German born trainer, Derek Kirkby, Ford DSFL training Director, South Africa, who took participants through a theoretical session of Driving Skill for Life (DSFL)and later practical motoring on Coscharis Test track. Derek explained: Before you jump inside your car and drive off, take 15 seconds to ...

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BE SINCERE WITH AUTO POLICY, Auto Dealers Tell Buhari

EFULA ABBAH Auto dealers in Nigeria say they are very delighted about the Auto Policy, but advise that it should be executed by the Federal government with utmost sincerity, as they are of the opinion that the policy might be hijacked by money bags in the Industry. The Chairman of the Lagos State Auto Dealers Friends, Mr. Gideon Iwuoha revealed ...

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