Auto Industry Convenes Meeting to Determine What Caused Air-Bag Failures

A billboard advertisement for air bag and seat belt maker Takata Corp. in Tokyo last year. REUTERS

Jan. 13, 2015 6:11 p.m. ET

DETROIT—Car parts suppliers are stepping up quality control efforts and the traceability of their components in the wake of an unprecedented wave of auto-safety recalls and massive fines against manufacturers.

Several are investing in new equipment to better automate defect-detection and assigning more employees to parts checks. Daicel Corp. , which makes air bag inflaters, the explosive devices that pump up an air bag in ev... Read more

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Posted on September 2014,22   // Author: Admin  

CarPartsNigeria First Executive Agent Conference held its first Executive Agent conference at the PROTEA Hotel on Awolowo Rd, Ikoyi on September 2nd 2014. It was a great evening of discussion and training for some of our agents.

The company was born out of the need to centralize parts inventory across the nation. A place to find difficult auto parts, reduce high prices and ensure that trust worthy vendors can compete and satisfied buyers can appreciate great business. We vet and rate our vendors so we can alleviate their customer service records and bring them closer to the customers. was incorporated in Nigeria to... Read more

Posted on September 2014,20   // Author: Admin  

No going back on new tariff on imported cars- FG

The Federal Government on Tuesday said there was no going back on the July 1, 2014 deadline set for the commencement of the 70 per cent tariff on imported new cars.It, therefore, dismissed the report of a possible extension of the deadline to January 1 next year.It said only the implementation of the 35 per cent levy on imported used cars would be delayed till the end of the year.A statement by the National Automotive Council said the July 1 date for new cars “remains sacrosanct and there is no intention whatsoever to subvert or postpone the auto policy.”The statement, which was entitled: ‘FG retains July 1, 2014 date ... Read more

Posted on July 2014,30   // Author: Admin  

2014 Nigeria Automotive Summit


The 2014 Nigeria Automotive Summit is a landmark gathering of government and industry leaders and follows on from the Federal Executive Council’s October 2013 approval of the Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP). The NAIDP is a 10 year strategic framework that incorporates measures and incentives that have been designed to revive the nation’s vehicle and auto-parts manufacturing industries. These are focused on five key elements: Industrial infrastructure, market developments, standards, investment promotion and skills development.

 The summit will highlight the opportunities for ... Read more

Posted on July 2014,30   // Author: Admin  

Nigerian Imports

Imports of small, inexpensive new cars from India and China have increased in several African countries in recent years, mainly in South Africa. But in Nigeria these companies are only starting to enter the market. China's Chery Automobile Co. has five showrooms in Nigeria, and China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. 0175.HK +1.12%  and India's Tata Motors Ltd. TTM -0.39%  also have begun selling cars here. Nigerian used-car dealers say they expect new cars from China to be serious competition within five years but that used cars from the U.S. still dominate the market.

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Posted on June 2014,17   // Author: Admin