With the way the ford motor brand is becoming so popular in Lagos and across Nigeria as a whole, Is there any Ford service center in Lagos? At least if they do not have across the country, they should have one or two in Lagos, right? To answer this question is why Naijauto.com has come up with this article, read on!
Ford Motors is an American automaker company that has their headquarters at a Detroit suburb - Dearborn, Michigan. Ford motors is a multinational automobile manufacturing company that was founded and started by Henry Ford. The company was incorporated on the 16th of June, 1903. They sell most of their luxury type of cars under the brand “Lincoln” while they sell commercial vehicles and automobiles under the brand “Ford”. This motor company also own Troller (a Brazilian known SUV manufacturer), a small eight (8) percentage stake in the U. K’s Aston Martin, and a forty-nine (49) percentage stake in China’s Jiangling Motors.
Ford Motors has been incorporated since 16th of June, 1903
In March of the year 2008, Tata Motors bought two former United Kingdom Ford’s subsidiaries – Land Rover and Jaguar which were initially acquired in the year 1989 (later) and 2000 (former). Also, from the year 1999 to the year 2010, Ford owned Volvo – a Swedish automaker. In the year 2011, Ford motors discontinued the brand “Mercury”. This Mercury brand had been used by the company since 1938, to market their entry-level luxury vehicles in Mexico, Canada, United States as well as the Middle East.
Based on the vehicle production of 2015, Ford falls just below General Motors to be the second largest automaker based in the United States as well as below Hyundai-Kia, General Motors, Volkswagen and Toyota to become the world’s fifth-largest automaker.
1. Ford Foundation grants
The Ford Foundation has been issuing grants to support and empower people from all over the world in regions like; Andean Region, Brazil, China, Eastern Africa, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Mexico and Central America, Middle East and North Africa, Southern Africa, United States, and West Africa.
Their West African investments began in the year 1958 particularly in the western region of Nigeria and they issued out these grants to government workers, to train them. Ever since then, the ford foundation has been assisting and empowering West African women, and youths among many others till date. Most of their footprints greatly reflect in Nigeria, Senegal, and Ghana among other West African nations.
1.1. Ford Foundation grants – Eligibility and Idea submission
The Ford Foundation grants are mainly driven by the goal to challenge inequality in all regions and nations it cuts across. The grants are currently only given to individuals, NGOs, and groups that have and submits an idea that goes in line or is related to the Ford foundation’s 7 interconnected areas.
To simply put; the eligibility for a Ford Foundation grant is mainly determined by the idea submitted to the foundation. To qualify for the Ford Foundation grants, your ideas must fall in any of the 7 areas listed below (as listed on the ford foundation’s official website);
- Civic engagement and government
- Creativity and free expression
- Future of work
- Gender, racial, and ethnic justice
- Internet freedom
- Just cities and regions
- Natural resources and climate change
So, if you are planning to apply for a grant, you should check, streamline and define your idea to fall in any of the above areas first, before you proceed to submit the idea to Ford Foundation. Doing this will increase your chances of getting the grant from them.
To submit your idea, you have to visit the Ford Foundation’s official website and fill the form available on their idea submission page.
Some of the information you will be required to fill in on the form currently include;
- A very short description of your idea in 50 words or less (how you will describe your idea to a 3rd party in 30 seconds or less)
- A more detailed description of your idea in 250 words or less
- The specific region your idea targets among their currently covered 11 regions in the world or you can specify if your idea is a global one
- First Name, Last Name, Email Address, and Organization name (Optional)
2. Ford Nigeria
The Ford brand has been well known and widely accepted in Nigeria for a while now. Even though their car models might not be competing among the low to mid-range affordable personal cars in the Nigerian automobile market, Ford does have its place in industrial vehicle use.
2.1. Ford Cars in Nigeria
Ford vehicles have been around for quite a while now and have since been getting much attention especially from Nigerian industrial organizations. Most organizations in Nigeria uses the Ford trucks and pickup type of vehicles for their industrial operations because of the durability and reliability of the Ford brand.
Below is a list of the major Ford cars in Nigeria that you will find listed for sale here on Naijauto and generally on the Nigerian automobile market as available for sale:
- Ford Edge
- Ford Explorer
- Ford Escape
- Ford Focus
- Ford F150
- Ford Transit
- Ford Taurus
- Ford Ranger
- Ford Fusion
- Ford Mustang
- Ford Expedition
- Ford Mondeo
- Ford E350
- Ford Windstar
- Ford Galaxy
- Ford Econoline
- Ford E250
- Ford Freestyle
- Ford Everest
- Ford 021
- Ford Free Star
Any other Ford car model that is not in the above list might be difficult to get on the Nigerian automobile market, except if ordered privately through any Ford service center or private individuals that deals in Ford cars.
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2.2. Ford Service center in Lagos
Below we have collected from reliable sources, the contacts and addresses of each Ford service center in Lagos that we are aware of, see them below:
|Ford service center and official dealers in Lagos|
|Briscoe Ford||08093936657, 012771258||Plot 2, Block 94, Lekki Express Way, The Ford Centre, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria|
|Rt Briscoe Ford Limited||08093936609, 08093936636, 08098500680||Block 94, Plot 2, Lekki-Ajah Expressway, Lekki Peninsula Phase 1, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria|
|BriscoeFord Nigeria Limited||017924798, 08060814242||20 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria|
|Thе Fоrd Cеntrе Lekki||07090915454, 08023312852||Plоt 2 Blосk 9, оff Akаnbі Dіѕu Strееt, Lеkkі 1ѕt Roundabout, Lеkkі Phаѕе1, Victoria Island, Lаgоѕ|
|Thе Fоrd Cеntrе Ikеjа||07090884758, 08035835769||20, Mоbоlаjі Bаnk Anthоnу Wау, Ikеjа, Lagos|
|Cоѕсhаrіѕ Ford Shоwrооms||08023182774, 07086615313||27, Akіn Adеѕоlа Strееt, Vісtоrіа Iѕlаnd, Lаgоѕ|
2.3. Ford car dealers in Lagos
Coscharis Motors and Briscoe Ford Nigeria are the two most popular car dealers in Lagos that we know to have lots of deals on Ford vehicles.
One of the oldest car dealers in Nigeria that have been incorporated since 1977. Coscharis Motors claim to have become more of a household name in Nigeria today. They have been known for providing vehicles from top car brands in the world mostly from 2 value brands and 5 luxury brands. Coscharis Motors not only have service locations in Lagos alone but also have in Enugu, Calabar, Uyo, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Ekiti, Gombe, Kano, Abuja, and lots more.
Briscoe Ford Nigeria
Officially known now as RT Briscoe Nigeria Plc. RT Briscoe has been incorporated since 1957 and has since then been one of the leading automotive products suppliers in Nigeria. They value themselves with a “customer-first” philosophy in doing their business and providing the best value to their consumers. RT Briscoe has since incorporation been supplying high-quality vehicles to Nigeria from some of the world’s most popular brands just like Coscharis Motors.
It will be really difficult to list and discuss every single detail on all the car dealers in Lagos and Nigeria at large all in this one article. So, if you are really interested in reading our broader, yet a brief review of the various other car dealers in Lagos then click the link below. The link will take you to the article we have prepared specially for that.
>>> Click here: Brief review on various car dealers in Lagos
Ford cars are well known in Nigeria for their durability and reliability
2.4. Ford Nigeria Price List
Currently, in the Nigerian automobile market, you should expect to get some of the available Ford vehicles at a price range that falls between ₦330,000 to ₦13,000,000. This price range broadly covers New, Tokunbo, and Nigerian used Ford cars, trucks, and Pickup vehicles available for sale in Nigeria.
We might not currently have a comprehensive list of Ford vehicle prices in Nigeria. But, if you are very much curious to see all the major Ford models that are available on the Nigerian automobile market for sale, check out our amazing massive collections of Ford vehicles for sale in Nigeria through the link below:
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Ford Edge price in Nigeria
For the benefit of some Ford Edge lovers, we have prepared a very accurate price list together with other useful resources that can help you or anyone interested in buying a Ford Edge car choose right. Check the link to that article at Ford Edge price in Nigeria
Now that you have details of each Ford service center in Lagos as per their contacts and addresses. We do hope that all we have information provided above will help you locate any of them if need be.
Meanwhile, don’t forget to check out our amazing huge collections of other New, Tokunbo, and Nigerian used cars for sale in Nigeria.