Dangote Peugeot Automobiles Nigeria Limited (DPAN) has begun their car assembing in Nigeria, and they are starting with the land trek, 3008, 5008 and the new 508.
From now henceforth, peugeot vehicles will be assembled in Nigeria; after it took four years for the joint owners of Dangote Group to secure authorization from the Nigerian regulator. After they expressed interest in the old Peugeot facility, now known as PAN Nigeria Ltd.
According to the Nigerian automobile company, the newly constructed Green Field Assembly Plant in the country’s northern region; will have the capacity to produce 120 automobiles per day using two shifts.
Additionally, the management maintained that the vehicles that will be released are expected to demonstrate their exceptional looks; technological sophistication, and safety features in order to appeal to customers and the motoring public.
“With the New Green Field Ultima Assembly Plant; a lot is being done by DPAN to ensure visibility of the Peugeot brand and availability of spare parts to the network and the generality of Nigerians.
DPAN will be encouraged by our technical partner to reposition the brand in the short; medium, and long term as we ensure customer satisfaction and sustainability.
“This dream has started with the re-launch of the Peugeot brand in Nigeria as well as the local assembly of the 301 at our new Kaduna plant and thereafter the introduction of the Landtrek, 3008, 5008 and the new 508…
Nothing is being spared to enable market recapture; hence all hands are on deck to ensure not just survival but also continued growth in a market with potential for cars in excess of 100,000 units per year and growing.”
The company has promised to spare nothing in order to reclaim market share.
And as a result, all hands are on deck; to ensure not only survival but also sustained growth in a market with a potential for over 100,000 units per year and increasing.”
Taculia 9Ja understands that DPAN is a joint venture between he richest man in Africa’, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and his conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited; the governments of Kaduna and Kebbi; and a technical partner (Stellantis Group, the parent company of Peugeot).