The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, (FUPRE) Effurun, Delta State is the proud host of the latest Professorial Chair that has been established by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) operated Joint Venture in support of learning and research in Nigerian universities.
The Federal Government has promised to help in the mass production of a car being developed by some female artisans under the Lady Mechanic Initiative.
Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna has stated that the state government, Bank of Industry, business tycoon Aliko Dangote and some states will acquire the Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Ltd (PAN).
A Chinese truck manufacturing company, SINO Trucks of China, has completed arrangements to establish an assembly plant in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
Japanese automaker, Isuzu Motors Limited, has concluded arrangements with a Nigerian firm, Kewalram Chanrai Group, to set up a truck assembly plant in the country.
South Korean automobile manufacturer, Kia Motors has announced the appointment of WG Motors as its dealer in Minna, Niger State. According to Kia, this development is to foster its bid to bring exceptional service to the teeming customers across the country.
US vehicle manufacturer Ford will assemble its Ranger pickup in Nigeria, starting in October. The plant will be Ford’s first African production location outside South Africa, says Ford Motor Company Sub-Saharan Africa president and CEO Jeff Nemeth.