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Fixit45, CFAO Motors partner to improve auto spare purchase

By Benjamin Alade
14 January 2022   |   3:50 am
Auto tech platform, Fixit45, alongside its sub-brand, Xparts has partnered with Winpart, a subsidiary of CFAO Motors to improve sourcing and distribution of auto spare parts in Nigeria.

Chief Executive Officer, CFAO Motors, Patrice Porte (left) and Chief Executive Officer, Fixit45, Justus Obaoye at the event.

Auto tech platform, Fixit45, alongside its sub-brand, Xparts has partnered with Winpart, a subsidiary of CFAO Motors to improve sourcing and distribution of auto spare parts in Nigeria.

Fixit45 has been building an infrastructure to enhance quality auto repair and maintenance services, fleet management, auto care, refurbishment and upgrades, repair financing, and mechanic workshop solutions. It has developed Xparts, an e-commerce and search platform for auto parts sourcing and delivery.

Winpart, is a leading Independent Aftermarket (IAM) automotive spare parts wholesaler, distributing top-quality certified spare parts, sourced directly from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEMs) such as Aisin, Bosch, Coopers Fiaam, Cworks, Denso, Dunlop, Kavo, Philips, Riken Tyres, Valeo and catering to fleet customers, retail stores, independent repair workshop network, and end-users across the country.

Speaking at a signing ceremony in Lagos, Managing Director, CFAO Motors, Patrice Porte, said CFAO delivered value to Nigerian consumers for the past 118 years, while adding that its knowledge of the African market has enabled the auto giant to offer tailored solutions to customer needs.

“This partnership is a testament to our enduring legacy in this market. We see strong synergies and alignment in terms of strategy and values from both brands. We are encouraged that this partnership will afford consumers the opportunity for better services and affordable products. This is the beginning of a great story that will positively define the Nigerian aftersales market,” he said.

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Fixit45, Justus Obaoye, re-affirmed the businesses’ core mission to enable and facilitate value-creating interaction towards moving the industry forward.

“We are a team of young people, who are committed to delivering and facilitating quality services and automotive products to end-users. In CFAO, we have found a good fit and strategic partner, who can help us deliver on our key objectives. For us, a key plank for getting things done is collaboration. These collaborations are vital and will help us scale up. Customers should expect something that the industry has lacked for a while – quality, coming at an affordable price point with guarantees to boot,” Obaoye explained.