Hyundai Motors Nigeria last week commissioned an ultramodern 3s (service, sales and spare-parts) facility and skill acquisition centre valued at more than N500m in the Orile neighborhood of Amuwo – Odofin district in Lagos State.
The facility which is one of its numerous aftermarket midpoints in the country provide full-scale service support for the growing Hyundai clientele in Nigeria and render technical training assistance to dealerships across the West African sub-region.
Mr. Rama Subbiah, general manager, After Sales, Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited who announced this standpoint at a media facility tour of the venture said the facility had been accredited by Hyundai Motors Corporation Korea as the hub for technical training support and spare parts depot in West Africa.
“We will from this facility in Orile – Lagos provide technical training support, using intensive classroom coaching and web-based modules to train and retrain technical personnel and supply the needs of dealerships across Nigeria,” Mr. Subbiah said.
He added that the facility will further allow existing and future customers to appreciate the convenience of complete one-stop shopping, covering all aspects of vehicle ownership and seamless access to quality service.
“We have concluded plans to expand Hyundai service network through the appointment of provisional agents to provide service support for Hyundai vehicles nationwide and our mobile service will offer unlimited technical assistance to distressed customers outside Lagos.”
The 100-staffed service centre has dedicated service technicians and engineers for corporate, retail and fleet customers, the after sales general manager affirmed.
Hyundai Motors facility Orile – Lagos is currently adjudged West Africa biggest with a sprawling architecture covering 22, 280 square meters (5.5 acre) with state-of-the-art equipment and storage facility for over N400m spare parts and about 100 working bays and 35 lifts.
The location of the facility in Nigeria is aimed at maximizing sales potential and enhancing Hyundai growing clientele, 14 years after the Stallion Group and owners of the franchise got the Korean automakers’ consent to market and distribute Hyundai products and services in Nigeria, Mr. Subbiah noted.