Modern Auto Services Unveils New Vehicles
8/10/2009 12:16:48 PM -
MODERN AUTO Services Limited (MAS), formally known as Enyidado Industries Limited, has launched the Lifan range of vehicles into the Ghanaian market.
MAS are the licensed distributors of Ssangyong, Great Wall, Geely and Foton vehicles that have been in Ghana since 1978.
The LF520 and LF620 were built for the active businessman, who enjoys luxury and class as well as safety. The LF320, with its feminine outlook and low fuel consumption is ideal for students and sports-car lovers.
In his address, the Managing-Director of MAS, Musah Msameh confirmed that MAS settled on Lifan after six years of research, adding “The automobile users in the country will not only have a chance to experience ingenuity but also Lifan's security.”
The Lifan range has been necessitated by the demands of the Ghanaians for quality, reliability and affordability.
“The LF7160L1 engine handles the power of the Lifan car with beauty, and is equipped with the award winning Tritec engine technology, making it one of the most economic vehicles in the world,” Mr. Msameh added.
He further noted that the cars meet all European safety and security standards, stressing “The cars have reverse radar, security airbags, child protection locks and armour plates for protection.”
He confirmed that the cars were environmentally friendly and also meets the Euro 4 emission standards, which are the highest internationally accepted range in the world.
The users of the car will have a three-year or 60000km warrantee and a reliable after sales support.
The Economic and Commercial Consular at the Chinese embassy noted that the business deal between MAS and Lifan group was in accordance with the agreement signed between Ghana and China at the Beijing Summit that was to strengthen co-operations between the two countries.
“Currently, there are over one thousand Chinese vehicles on the Ghanaian market,” he reiterated.
He further mentioned that Chinese enterprises had plans of investing in the areas of human resource development, Oil exploration and IT application, noting “In the future, various Chinese companies will set up factories in Ghana to make contributions to the economy.”
Lifan is one of the biggest privately owned enterprises in China; with the group having integrations in the financial sector, real-estates, football and automobile industries.
Since 2007, Lifan has been exporting cars to over 50 countries including Algeria, Nigeria, Germany and France.
By Archibald Owusu-Ansah