There was a major reconfiguration in the country’s automobile distributorship last week as CFAO Motors, a leading distributor of mobility products and services in Nigeria with over 120 years of operations in Nigeria, unveiled what it described as a major milestone in the automobile industry.
The company was appointed as an official distributor of Toyota vehicles in Nigeria with immediate effect.
Daily Trust on Sunday reports that this appointment positions CFAO Motors as the second official distributor of Toyota vehicles in the country after Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL).
CFAO said this reinforces its commitment to providing high-quality mobility solutions to its customers.
- First week of hearing: Motions, objections, withdrawals shape presidential tribunal
- UNICAL girls target success at world universities games in China
Toyota is a globally recognized brand, known for its durable, reliable, and high-performance vehicles and it is about the most popular brand in the Nigerian market.
With CFAO Motors now officially appointed as a distributor of Toyota vehicles in Nigeria, customers can expect to have access to a wide range of Toyota cars, pick-up, and SUVs that will cater to their transportation needs and aftersales service.
The partnership was unveiled at the CFAO Toyota Showroom formerly used as Mitsubishi Showroom along the popular Adeola Odeku Road in the heart of Victoria Island Lagos.
The exclusive unveiling event was attended by CFAO stakeholders – customers, distributors, dealers, and even competitors with the ceremonial unveiling of Toyota Land Cruiser 300 to the audience.
To be distributed are other Toyota brands like Corolla, Camry, Hiace, Hilux, Starlet, Coaster, Belta, Rav, among others.
At the unveiling were Business Development Manager, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Junji Madura; M.D Toyota Business Unit, CFAO, Masafumu Yamashita; MD CFAO Mobility, Nigeria, Patrice Porte; Chairman CFAO Nigeria Ltd, Mr. Gbenga Oyebode; Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Matsunaga Kazuyoshi; Consul General of France in Lagos, Laurence Monmayrant; Business Head Toyota by CFAO Nigeria, Boye Ajayi; CEO, CFAO Mobility, Marc. Hirschfield and CEO, CFAO Mobility, Central Africa, Marc. Ferreol.
In a release after the unveiling, CFAO Motors said its appointment as an official Toyota distributor in Nigeria “is a testament to the company’s long-standing reputation for excellence and commitment to customer satisfaction.”
The company expressed its excitement over the partnership and its readiness to provide Nigerians with access to Toyota vehicles that meet their expectations in terms of quality, durability, and affordability.
The Business Head of Toyota by CFAO Nigeria, Boye Ajayi, said, “We are proud to be appointed as an official distributor of Toyota vehicles in Nigeria.”
According to him, it was not an easy journey to achieve the feat of being Toyota distributors.
“On our journey to make this dream a reality, we tried to engage, to find out what consumers actually want? We went ahead to ask colleagues, friends, potential partners, to find out what they expect from an ideal mobility partner? Some of the responses that came out was about integrity, trustworthiness.”