Used cars go under many guises - throw in euphemisms like pre-owned, second hand and formerly-driven into the mix. Whatever term you choose, used cars represent value for money, and it's a market where many bargains can be had.

It's well documented that the moment a new car drives out the showroom, it begins to depreciate. This is why you'll find big price decreases, comparing new cars to their used counterparts - cost effectiveness is one of the most appealing points, when looking at second hand cars for sale.

When seeking a used car for sale, rather than a new one, there might be greater ease of mind: as a buyer, yo... Read more

Posted on August 2016,26   // Author: Admin  

Which Wheel Drive Is Best For You? Front Wheel Drive or Rear Wheel Drive

Today we find that vehicles come in 3 drive configurations front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and 4 or all-wheel drive. In this article, we will focus on only front and rear-wheel drive. Front-wheel drive is where the engine drives only the front wheels. Rear-wheel drive is when the engine drives only the rear wheels.

Front-wheel drive is used in order to provide a compact package. Very little space is necessary since the engine and the wheels being driven are in the front of the vehicle. A center tunnel or a higher chassis is not necessary as they w... Read more

Posted on August 2016,24   // Author: Admin  


Enjoy Carpartsnigeria August Hot deal with 5% discount off Dyno-tab. Fuel treatment additives and cleaning product

Dyno-tab® fuel treatments contain a combustion catalyst that, when added to fuel, produces a cleaner and more complete fuel burn. In addition, Dyno-tab® inhibits the buildup of carbon deposits within the combustion chamber and on exhaust valve surfaces, which rob your engine of power and performance. Dyno-tab® is added directly to the fuel tank at fill-up where it dissolves quickly and completely. Dyno-tab® is designed to:

    1. Increase power and performance
  ... Read more

Posted on August 2016,22   // Author: Admin  

Oando announces to train 500 mechanics during 2016 edition of the Oleum Academy

Selected participants were shortlisted through nominations on online media platforms and by recognized mechanic associations; Nigerian Automobile Technician Association (NATA), and Motor Mechanic and Technician Association of Nigerian (MOMTAN) likewise Carpartsnigeria.

The CEO of Oando Marketing Limited, Yomi Awobokun said, “Oleum Academy is aimed at improving the expertise level of Nigerian Auto-mechanics and ensuring the skill acquisition rate is up to par with the evolution in the auto industry. We expect this project to contribute to the Nigerian economy by creating more opportunities for the mechanics and car owners. ... Read more

Posted on August 2016,22   // Author: Admin  

Would you rather go for Automatic Car or Manual Car

A prospective car buyer often has to choose between a manual transmission and an automatic transmission-so it pays to know how automatic cars differ from those with a manual transmission.

Manual gear and automatic gear


First, many experts agree that a manual transmission is on average cheaper to fix than its automatic counterpart, although the clutch is an additional part that can be burned out easily if not used properly. Also, manual transmissions tend to offer slightly faster acceleration and bett... Read more

Posted on August 2016,22   // Author: Admin  

Induction Ceremony of Oando Oleum Academy 2016

The Induction Ceremony of Oando Oleum Academy 2016 Commenced on August 9, 2016. This year there are two Facilitators respectively, Automedic Nigeria Limited and Lady Mechanic Initiative. Of which the first training class commenced on the 11th of August 2016.

This year Training will last for 10 weeks and each Training Class will be held 3 days in a week from 8am-12noon. The Training is fully sponsored by Oando and free for all Candidates, but Candidates are expected to take care of their logistics.

In Addition to the acquired Knowledge each Candidates gets the prestigious Oleum Academy Certificate including an ... Read more

Posted on August 2016,12   // Author: Admin  


A distributor is a device in the ignition system of an internal combustion engine that routes high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plugs in the correct firing order. The first reliable battery operated ignition was developed by Dayton Engineering Laboratories Co. (Delco) and introduced in the 1910 Cadillac. This ignition was developed by Charles Kettering and was considered a wonder in its day. Atwater Kent invented his Unisparker ignition system about this time in competition with the Delco system.

A distributor consists of a rotating arm or rotor inside t... Read more

Posted on August 2016,08   // Author: Admin  

Carpartsnigeria Registered Service Vendors are taking part in the 2016 Training with Oando Plc for mechanics in Lagos.

This programme, designed to support the diversification of the economy which is vital to the development of any nation, breeding self-reliance and entrepreneurship amongst technically-oriented individuals, is in its second year, after having successfully graduated 100 auto-mechanics in its first stream. This year 2016 Car Parts Nigeria registered service vendors are taking part in the training with Oando Plc for mechanics in Lagos. 

The participants, who undergo a highly rigorous selection process are admitted into the 3-month training programme and are exposed to a well-designed training curriculum developed in partnershi... Read more

Posted on August 2016,03   // Author: Admin  

10 Ways to Avoid a Car Crash

Proven safety technologies that you'll want in your next car...

Many people equate car safety with crashworthiness. But Carpartsnigeria believes the technology that helps you avoid the car crash in the first place is just as valuable.

But choosing a safe car can be challenging when that technology gets lost in a showroom alphabet soup of acronyms that salespeople themselves may undervalue or underemphasize.

Here are our Top 10 advanced safety features, in order of preference. Even if they com... Read more

Posted on July 2016,29   // Author: Admin  

Teen Driving: When Your Kid Takes the Wheel

If you’re shopping for a car for a first-time driver, be sure to keep your eye on the features that matter most...


It may be the moment to upend the time-honored tradition of giving your fledgling teen driver your hand-me-down clunker. Rather than debating whether your new car will be cherry red or electric blue, we recommend that the newest driver in the house get the newest car.

Why would we suggest that cruel reversal of fortune? Because new cars today have key safety and accident-avoidance systems such as el... Read more

Posted on July 2016,29   // Author: Admin