Nigerian indigenous car maker, Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing (IVM) has rolled out brand new tricycles popularly called Keke NAPEP in the Nigerian market.
The 5-seater IVM-branded tricycles popularly known as ‘Keke Marwa’ joins the lineup of vehicles from the company’s stable, including Connect, Caris, G20 Smart, Ikenga, G40, and G80.
Pictures of the tricycles which were produced in Anambra state were shared on a Facebook page, ‘For The Love of Anambra’ with the caption, “Just in: Innoson rolls out IVM Keke”
Meanwhile, Innoson Motors has said it will set up a manufacturing plant in Imo state capital, Owerri. This is part of the company’s effort to place itself as a vehicle manufacturing giant in Africa.
Innoson Group Chairman, Innoson Chukwuma stated this when members of Correspondents’ Chapel were on a facility tour of Innoson’s plant in Nnewi, Anambra on Friday, April 1, 2022.
Chukwuma said that the Group has already gotten about 150,000 sqm of land for the project and commended the Nigerian media for their support and partnership with his Group
The manufacturer is expected to ramp production capacity to 60,000 cars annually when the new project is completed.
Innocent Chukwuma was 25 years old when he founded Innoson Motors (IVM). The company manufactures durable and affordable brand new automobiles for Africans.
Mr. Cornel Osigwe, the Head, of Corporate Communications, Innoson Group revealed that the manufacturer is already serving five African countries, including Sierra Leone, Mali, Congo, and Côte d’Ivoire