Monthly Archives: September 2015

BULLETPROOF KIA QUORIS, A ‘LUXURY FORTRESS’ ON WHEELS

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September 14, 2015 – With a different beat and an enhanced armoured technology against munitions attacks, Kia Motors Nigeria has created a niche in the super-luxury market with the introduction of the shatterproof, grenade resistant, opaque anti-blast armour, and protective coated reinforced bulletproof Kia Quoris for high-net-worth individuals and government officials.

The bulletproof Kia Quoris currently selling at N39.6M has enjoyed an impressive outing and gained momentum amongst top chief executive officers and government officials. It’s armour-plating is rated as one of the best bulletproof cars in the country with a sniper resistant roof fitted with special steel and shatterproof glass.

“The armoured luxury sedan handily gets a turbo-charged 3.8-litre V6 and boasts enough protective capability to defend against rifle fire from military weapons, hand grenades, explosive charges, amongst others. High-tech fibres and enhanced materials are used to implement the armouring process with top notch installation techniques to provide greater protection and exhilarating experience for our well-heeled, security-conscious customers” said, Sandeep Malhotra, Chief Commercial Officer, Kia Motors Nigeria.

Kia Quoris armoured luxury sedan provides an exceptional level of protection from the impact of collisions for all occupants and is outfitted with high-performance run-flat-tire inserts. The springs, shock absorbers, role and torsion bars and brake system are replaced with new uprated parts. The ratings of these components are measured to provide the optimum balance in handling so as not to affect the overhaul driving dynamics of the reinforced luxury sedan from the standard model.

The bulletproof Kia Quoris charts a new course of fortified sedan with pre-fabricated opaque armour components and elegant style, it’s everything you’ve ever wanted from a rear-wheel drive rock-hard luxury sedan.

KIA EXPANDS DEALERSHIP NETWORK, APPOINTS W G MOTORS

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In its pursuit to bring its exceptional service to the teeming customers dispersed across the country, the leading Korean brand in Nigeria, Kia, appoints W G Motors as its dealer in Minna, Niger State. The zest to work on every possible aspect of customer care and expand their dealership network across the country geared towards exceeding customers’ experience has made Kia a successful brand in Nigeria.

With the appointment of W G Motors in Minna, Kia Motors Nigeria has recently increased its growing franchise portfolio. According to Jacky Hathiramani, Managing Director, KIA Motors Nigeria, “This new outlet gives us a foothold in Niger state and we believe our deep-rooted commitment to offering outstanding customer service, coupled with Kia’s stylishly designed product range will make it a success.”

The Managing Director of W G Motors, Mr Iyiolawale Olawale stated that “partnering with Kia is hugely important to our company and we have great faith that with our exceptional service delivery to customers, the brand will continue to grow its market share in the Northern Nigeria in the years to come”. “Our dedicated sales staff and top-trained technicians are here to make auto shopping experience fun, easy and financially advantageous” said Iyiolawale.

“The new dealership is aimed at offering a very personalized experience to the ever evolving buyers preferences and we think W G Motors is an ideal partner to give Kia’s exceptional experience at the region”, added by the Vice President, Kia Motors Nigeria, Sanjay Tatpati.

The new Kia’s extension in Minna opens to meet the increasing demand in the northern Nigeria for Kia vehicles. “We have a great new outlet to display the model range together with dedicated workshop facilities and as part of our commitment to improving quality and standards across the board, we will, of course, continue striving to deliver consistent and impressive all-round experience for our customers” said Iyiolawale.

The need for loyal customers to be truly successful cannot be overemphasized, premised on this the management of W G Motors offer extras in its value added services. They are conducting a free check-up camp from the 7th of September to the 30th of September where KIA owners can bring their cars for free health check, diagnostic services and will be given technical advice by the experts on how to get optimum performance from their vehicles. Also, in a bid to ensure that customers get the lowest possible price, the auto company is giving a 10% discount on labour charges.

KIA ENTERS INTO A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH UBER

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With the growing popularity of urban culture and prevalence of hailing cab service in the metropolitan cities of the country, Kia Motors Nigeria has entered into strategic partnership with Uber to provide lead generation software connecting riders to drivers in the area. The partnership is directly in line with the commitment to making the people become an Uber investor with an affordable state-of-the-art Kia model range.

There is no gainsaying the fact that Nigeria has remained one of the commercial hubs of Africa with an estimated population of over 150 million. As the most populous African country in the world, the need to provide a seamless means of transportation system to meet the requirements of the publics is germane and this has galvanised the strategic partnership between Kia and Uber.

Globally over 100 000 partner drivers are currently operating on Uber’s network. Uber is not only changing the way people connect with their cities, but also creating thousands of investment and work opportunities along the way. To make this a success in Nigeria, Uber is leveraging the low maintenance cost of Kia vehicle to increase the adoption of its services in the cities in which it has presence across the country.

“In a bid to provide a stress-free transportation in the country and provide investment opportunities for our teeming customers, we have deemed it necessary to partner with an internationally acclaimed technology company, Uber, which gives optimum value to customer satisfaction and a maximised return on investment for investors. The company has remained at the fore in creating a technology platform that is customer-focused” said Managing Director, Kia Motors Nigeria, Jacky Hathiramani. He further stated that “Uber’s technology continues to transform the way millions of people move around their city and our partnership with the company is to give people the best-in-class Kia model range that gives exhilarating experience to passengers on the go.”

Uber is focused on building a service for hundreds of millions of Nigerians and creating investment opportunities. Premised on this, Kia’s leadership and experience in the auto industry will be crucial in helping the technological company to meet their goals.

As a part of the deal, interested Uber investors who do not want to make an outright purchase of the vehicle can avail the offer of an accessible financial scheme powered by Access Bank that gives 10% equity contribution, competitive equated monthly instalment as low as N95,000 monthly, special pricing and flexible repayment tenure of up to 48 months.