NISSAN TO ROLL OUT MADE-IN-NIGERIA CARS BY APRIL

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By Oriade Ayomide

nissanRenowned automobile brand, Nissan has said the company is working on rolling out the first made-in-Nigeria Sport Utility Vehicle, Nissan Patrol, in April.

Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Carlos Ghosn, who stated this during a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland said Nissan would produce the Patrol using the old Volkswagen assembly plant owned by its partners, adding that it is possible to produce two to three million cars in Nigeria annually, with the consequent creation of thousands of direct and indirect jobs.

Ghosn also lauded the Federal Government’s new National Automotive Policy, saying it would encourage the inflow of investments and technical expertise to boost domestic vehicle production.

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