Dunlop Tyres, firm unveil service centres in Lagos
Autofit Maintenance Centre Limited in conjunction with Tyre Express Limited, distributor of Dunlop Tyres in Nigeria, has opened service centres in Lagos, as part of efforts to allow car owners experience auto care and after sales services in one place.
The services to be rendered by both centres include wheel balancing, alignment, brakes, batteries, shock absorbers, exhausts, tow bars, panel beating, spray painting, tyre mechanical repair, and many others.
Speaking at the launch, Managing Director, Autofit Dunlop Express, Ayo Oludemi, said Autofit started operation four years ago, and have rapidly grown to become a force to be reckoned with in the auto body industry because of its service delivery.Oludemi said: “Today, you are witnessing a change in direction, all along we had always thought of having a one-stop facility where our customers will have all their auto repairs needs met in a world class facility that is conducive and comfortable.
“I am proud that we have aligned ourselves with a world renowned brand, Sumitomo rubber industry, South Africa, owners of the Dunlop brand, and promoted in Nigeria by Tyre Express Limited to change the experience of buying tyres,” he added.
According to him, one of its additions in the coming weeks is to complete its children’s play area, which will have swing, slides, and trampoline where children accompanying their parents can also enjoy themselves.He said the company also intends to have a skills acquisition centre for youths, where they will equip themselves with various technical skills such as panel beating, spray painting, tyre and mechanical repair.
“Our vision is to try and get the youths and eliminate the thoughts of going to countries like Libya in search of greener pastures. We want to make them believe there is hope in Nigeria and make them responsible citizens,” Oludemi said.
He assured customers of the unrelenting spirit of the firm in providing them with best services available. In his remarks, General Manager, Operations, Tyre Express Nigeria Limited, Jair Uto-Dieu, said the company is poised to make buying of tyres a comfortable experience as much as possible for customers.
Uto-Dieu said: “Tyre is a grudge purchase, you only buy tyres when you must buy tyres, it is difficult to find somebody happy and anxious to buy tyres like going to buy that dress, or suit or designer wristwatch.
“As a company, we aspire to be the preferred choice for tyre purchase. We endeavour to stock the complete range of tyres needed in the Nigerian market, while being competitively priced. Our trained staff will serve the needs of our customer with single-minded focus of ‘customer first’, he said.
Dunlop Express offers efficient, affordable and quality tyre related services for all vehicle types. Services include Wheel Balancing, Wheel Alignment, Tyre Changing, Professional Tyre and Tube Repair, Caster Adjustment, Camber Adjustment, Batteries, Complete auto repair and body work.
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