NADDC DG Tours Lanre Shittu Motors Assembly Plant That Produces Trucks, CNG-powered Pickups

NADDC DG Tours Lanre Shittu Motors Assembly Plant That Produces Trucks, CNG-powered Pickups

NADDC boss commends the level of assembly operation at the Lanre Shittu Motors Assembly plant in Lagos. During the facility tour, he surveyed the Truck Plant, where trucks are assembled from chassis to a fully built vehicle. He also inspected the Pickup section of the assembly plant, currently rolling out CNG-powered pickup trucks. Lanre Shittu Motors (LSM) claims its facility has the capacity to assemble 2500 vehicles annually. The Director General of the National Automotive Design and Developm...
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Toyota To Launch Hybrid Electric Variants Of Prado, RAV4 And Cross Into Nigerian Market

Toyota To Launch Hybrid Electric Variants Of Prado, RAV4 And Cross Into Nigerian Market

Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL) to launch Hybrid Electric variants of Cross, RAV4, Land Cruiser Prado into Nigerian market. MD of TNL made this known on while speaking with journalists at the Toyota Motor Show held between June 27-29th 2024. TNL would also be lending its big network of workshops for vehicle conversion to CNG-powered to support FG’s campaign. Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL), the sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in Nigeria, has announced plans to roll out three hybrid electric vari...
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“From N28k On Petrol To Just N4k On CNG”, Motorists Shares Testimonies On Cost Savings, Efficiency (Video)

“From N28k On Petrol To Just N4k On CNG”, Motorists Shares Testimonies On Cost Savings, Efficiency (Video)

“What N28k worth of petrol covers now costs me N4k with CNG”, motorists shares testimonies on cost savings, efficiency.  A female driver revealed she now spends N4,100 on CNG to cover the same distance she pays N28,000 worth of petrol for.  A truck driver and a taxi driver also testified that CNG stands out as a more eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative fuel option. Some motorists who have converted their vehicles to use Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as fuel have shared their testimo...
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1 Million Vehicles Converted To Use CNG To Save Nigeria $2.5B Yearly, 6 Million Litres Of Petrol Per Day

1 Million Vehicles Converted To Use CNG To Save Nigeria $2.5B Yearly, 6 Million Litres Of Petrol Per Day

One million vehicles converted to use CNG will save Nigeria $2.5 billion yearly, save 6 million litre of petrol per day.  In addition to being 18 time safer than our petrol and diesel, motorists can realise between 40% to 50% savings with CNG.  CNG is expected to end the era of pollution, environmental degradation as well as reduce the cost of transportation. The Federal Government has explained that Nigeria will save about $2.5 billion per year and about 6 million litres of petrol per day for...
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NASENI Wants Approval From Tinubu To Convert All Cars In The State House Fleet To Use CNG

NASENI Wants Approval From Tinubu To Convert All Cars In The State House Fleet To Use CNG

NASENI boss wants approval from president Tinubu to convert all the vehicles in the State House Fleet to run on CNG fuel. He said this during the launch of the NASENI-Portland CNG Conversion, Filling, Reverse Engineering and Training Centre in Abuja. According to NASENI boss, the facility can convert 15 cars every two hours, which translates to 2,700 conversions per month. The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has urged President Bola Tinubu to give the Agency a...
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Tinubu Commissions NASENI-Portland CNG Conversion Centre, Directs MDAs To Patronise Its Products

Tinubu Commissions NASENI-Portland CNG Conversion Centre, Directs MDAs To Patronise Its Products

Tinubu on Friday commissioned NASENI-Portland CNG Conversion, Filling, Reverse Engineering and Training Centre in Utako Abuja. At the event, he directed Federal MDAs to patronise products of NASENI to support Made-in-Nigeria goods and reduce importation. CEO of NASENI says that the facility can convert 15 cars every two hours, which translates to an output of 2,700 conversions per month. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to patronise pro...
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CNG Vehicles : Minister Of Petroleum Resources (Gas) Visits IVM Plant, Commends CEO’s Ingenuity

CNG Vehicles : Minister Of Petroleum Resources (Gas) Visits IVM Plant, Commends CEO’s Ingenuity

Minister of Petroleum Resources (Gas) Ekperike Ekpo pays courtesy visit to Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) plant.  During the visit, Chukwuma emphasized that the new CNG plant can produce over 30,000 buses per annum. The Minister expressed his admiration for IVM boss’ expertise and ingenuity in producing (CNG) vehicles. Ekperike Ekpo noted that it aligns with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s directive to replace petrol cars with CNG vehicles. Ekpo promised to share his experience with the...
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Here Are Some Filling Stations Where Motorists Can Buy CNG In Lagos And Abuja

Here Are Some Filling Stations Where Motorists Can Buy CNG In Lagos And Abuja

Here are some filling stations where motorists can buy Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in Lagos and Abuja.  The Presidential CNG Initiative (PCNGI), led by Engineer Michael Oluwagbemi, has announced some filling stations where motorists can refill their Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles ahead of official launch on May 29th. As part of private sector collaboration, Nigerian Independent Petroleum Company (NIPCO) and BOVAS are involved in offering refilling services for the CNG vehicles and also...
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Customs Gets CNG-powered Buffaloes, MDAs To Buy Only CNG Vehicles, Sale Of E-tags Begins, NPA Clears Mile 2-TinCan-Apapa Gridlock, News In The Past Week

Customs Gets CNG-powered Buffaloes, MDAs To Buy Only CNG Vehicles, Sale Of E-tags Begins, NPA Clears Mile 2-TinCan-Apapa Gridlock, News In The Past Week

Customs gets 200 CNG-powered Buffaloes, MDAs to buy only CNG vehicles, sale of E-tags begins, NPA clears decade-long gridlock at Mile 2-TinCan-Apapa corridor, news in the past week. Tinubu Orders All Ministries, Departments And Agencies To Purchase Only CNG-powered Vehicles President Bola Tinubu on Monday May 13th directed the mandatory procurement of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered vehicles by all Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies. The move is also in furtherance of Nigeria...
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Spiro, Africa’s Largest Electric Vehicle Maker, Agrees To US$50m Debt Facility With Afreximbank to Accelerate Expansion

Spiro, Africa’s Largest Electric Vehicle Maker, Agrees To US$50m Debt Facility With Afreximbank to Accelerate Expansion

Spiro, Africa’s largest Electric Vehicle Company, agrees to US$50 Million Debt Facility with Afreximbank to accelerate expansion. The EV company says the US$50 million debt facility will help expand its network of automated swap stations and introduce new electric bike models. Last August, Spiro announced a $63m debt funding round with Societe Generale, a deal designed to expand the company’s footprint in Benin and Togo. Spiro, Africa’s largest Electric Vehicle (EV) Company, has announced...
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