Federal government is proposing that at least 30 percent of passenger vehicles in Nigeria will be electric cars by 2025.
The director general of the National Automotive Design and Development Council(NADDC), Mallam Jelani aliyu, announced this at the unveiling of Nigeria’s first locally assembled electric car, Hyundai Kona, in Abuja
According to Aliyu, the electric cars have come to stay and Nigeria will not be left out in the transition from fuel-powered vehicles to electric cars.
Aliyusays the federal government has invested about 1 billion dollars in the auto industry in Nigeria as at 2019.
The NADDC boss says the stallion group, which led the innovation in electric cars in Nigeria, has invested about 300 million dollars in Nigeria.
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