Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing [IVM]
Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company (IVM) was commissioned by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at Nnewi. IVM is part of the Innoson Group of Companies founded by the visionary Chairman, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).
IVM introduces automotive products from China, Japan and Germany. It's product line includes heavy duty vehicles, middle and high level buses, special environment friendly vehicles. The company carries out optimization design and assembly according to African road condition so as produce suitable products at affordable prices. The company also provides good services for repairs and parts supply. All these actions are engineered to meet the customers' special requests, attain the highest possible performance and safety standards and also make the vehicles suitable for the African market.
We started with 45-seater buses. We have 35-seater, 33-seater and 26-seater buses. There are also 22-seater and 18-seater types. And we have double cabin pick-ups and we have SUVs. The range also includes refuse compactors, but they are built only on request. We have built the refuse compactors for some state governments.
OUR BRANDWho we are
The 1st Made-in-Africa automobile brand
OUR PURPOSEWhy do we exist?
To eradicate "tokunbo" (foreign used) automobiles from Africa
OUR VISIONWhat do we want to achieve?
To become the pride of African roads i.e. Africa's most preferred automobile brand
OUR MISSIONHow do we achieve these?
To make durable and affordable brand new automobiles for Africans
OUR VALUESthe principles that guides us
Cost – always reduce costs to increase sales.
Honesty – honesty is the best policy.
Innovation – to be ahead, always break new grounds.
People – any work that a person can do well should be given to a human being, not a machine.
Innoson Group Awards and Recognition
- SON quality award
- 2006 Industry of the year by the Nigeria Union of Journalist, Enugu State.
- Economic and Social Justice Award by Amnesty International
- The Best Exhibiting Pavilion in Plastic, April 2007, by Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA)
- Special Merit Award, April 2008 by the Nigerian Society of Engineers Enugu Branch.
- Merit Award for contribution to the Nation's Economy, September 2008, by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria(MAN).
- Member, Enugu State Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture(ECCIMA).
- Member, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture(NACCIMA).
- Member, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN).
- Member, National Anti-corruption Volunteer Corps (NAVC) as integral part of Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offenses Commission (ICPC).