Indigenous Company Partners Chinese Firm On Electric Cars For Nigerian

Indigenous Company Partners Chinese Firm On Electric Cars For Nigerian

An indigenous firm, Nigus Enfinity said it is set to introduce Electric Vehicles (EVs) into the Nigerian automobile market from 2018 just as it plans the first local assembly plant for EVs in 2020, Daily Trust reports.

The Chairman, Prince Malik Ado-Ibrahim yesterday said many countries have set targets for phasing out petrol-fueled vehicles with India targeting 2030, and the United Kingdom by 2040. He noted that Nigeria and Africa needed to look inward to be at the fore of the automotive revolution or they may become waste bins for the phased-out combustion-driven vehicles.

Malik, said his firm which is building a 100 megawatts (mw) solar power plant in Katsina and another in Adamawa state has also partnered with Chinese auto giant, BYD (Build Your Dreams) to bring EVs massively into Nigeria at affordable costs form 2018

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