Coscharis Motors “Ford Heavy Duty Trucks finds its home in Nigeria”

Ford heavy duty trucks have found a place in the heavy duty vehicle (HDCV) sector of the Nigerian economy. This was announced by Coscharis Motors, the sole distributor of Ford Trucks in Nigeria, during the presentation of the Ford Trucks brand at the recently concluded Lagos Motor Show.

Presenting Ford Trucks products to show guests, Abiona Babarinde, Coscharis Group General Manager of Marketing and Communications, said: “Ford Trucks is in this market to help fill identified logistical gaps in transportation long and short distance, construction, mining, waste disposal, etc. Since the brand’s official market introduction at last year’s edition of the Lagos Motor Show, the brand has made remarkable inroads into the Nigerian HDVC market. To help our customers keep their Ford trucks on the road, Coscharis has invested heavily in aftermarket facilities with OEM-trained technicians, genuine parts and OEM-recommended equipment. This shows that the brand has come to stay in Nigeria.

To further attest that Ford Trucks has found a home in Nigeria, Babarinde said Coscharis Motor is almost ready with its state-of-the-art sales and after-sales facility for the brand in Ikeja, Lagos. Babarinde said: “Coscharis Motors has invested heavily in a state-of-the-art sales and after-sales facility for Ford Trucks products, which is being installed in Ikeja and will be launched soon, to add spice to our products and services to our esteemed Ford trucks. clients.”

Also speaking at the event, Helyn Osandu, General Sales Manager, Ford Trucks, Coscharis Motors, said: “We would like to remind our valued customers that purchasing a Ford Trucks product should not be a herculean task, because Coscharis Motors has flexible financing programs in place. through Coscharis Mobility and a number of other financial institutions, through which customers can purchase the trucks with capital contributions as low as 30% of the price of the trucks, while the balance is spread over a period of time.

Some of the dignitaries present at the Ford Trucks presentation also expressed their joy for the trucks. Director of R&D, National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, Dr. Fidelis Achiv said: “The trucks look solid and tough. However, the NADDC is more interested in seeing the trucks fully assembled in Nigeria to ensure technology transfer and job creation, among other values. Our doors are wide open to Coscharis Motors and all other local assemblers, to give them all the support they need to make this happen.

Coscharis Motors presented two products from the Construction series, namely the tipper and the concrete mixer; and one from the Tractor series, the Tractor Head.

Ford Trucks has approximately 60 years of experience in truck manufacturing and product development for international markets. The specification trucks available in Nigeria are Construction and Tractor 4×2, 6×4 and 8×4 series, powered by a powerful Ecotorq 12.7L automatic transmission engine, producing up to 2150 Nm of torque and up to 430 Power PS among other features.

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