Friday, January 24, 2014

Nissan to roll out first made in Nigeria cars in April

Carlos Ghosn, the Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motors, yesterdayJanuary 23rd announced the production of Nigerian-made 4X4 Nissan motors as from April this year.

Ghosn made this revelation while speaking at an interactive session with President Jonathan  at the ongoing World Economic Forum holding at Davos, Switzerland.

He said the cars would be produced at the Old Volkswagen assembly plant situated in Lagos and that a total of two to three million cars is expected to be produced from the plant annually.
"We are interested in producing popular cars, totally adapted to the needs of Nigerians" Gbosn said while speaking with President Jonathan.
He said one of the goals of producing in Nigeria is to help reduce unemployment rate in the country.

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