Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association (NATA) has partnered with Cars45, a car buying and auctioning platform for Nigerian used cars to make sales of used cars on its platform a lot easier, through the support of online technology solution.
The aim of the partnership is to ensure the use technology to drive the automotive industry in Nigeria, through online buying and selling of used cars.
Etop Ikpe, CEO of Cars45, who spoke on the partnership said “our business is beyond providing a platform for Nigerians to sell their cars. The goal is to provide a conducive transaction environment by leveraging on the technical expertise and distribution network of NATA technicians across the country”.
According to Ikpe, “the used car market keeps growing and the demand for the Cars45 service offering has evolved even more over the last year. The partnership with NATA comes at a good time, as Cars45 plans to expand and transform the currently fragmented automotive ecosystem to offer support across all the automobile trade, repair and verification services. This partnership also strengthens the brand’s reach, with the help of NATA officials directly referring and earning a percentage of the car value when purchased through Cars45”.
Julian Lawal, the Lagos State Chairman of NATA said “we are very happy to partner with Cars45 at this time, it is great for an organization to recognise us and the value we can bring to their business. This MoU signing will open more doors for our NATA members, with training and job opportunities and this is what we like to see; that our members are doing better and better”.
The Head of Commercial Operations and Marketing at Cars45, Mayokun Fadeyibi also spoke on the initiative saying “our business is cars and we are working towards a transformation of the used autos industry in Nigeria. Our major goal is to make the business of car buying and car selling seamless for every Nigerian and we are working towards an optimisation of every touchpoint in the user journey. We are excited about this partnership and we look forward to continually meeting our users needs with value driven partnerships”.