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Proton Holdings, the Malaysian Car Maker Enters Kenyan Market

In a welcome boost to Kenya’s industrialization and job formation pillar under the “Big Four” agenda, the carmaker released shipments totaling 30 units of CKD (Completely Knocked Down) kits.The vehicles will be massed by Simba Corporation (SimbaCorp), a diversified Kenyan conglomerate with a long history in the car sales and assembly industry. The consignment was flagged off by Kenya’s High Commissioner to Malaysia, Francis Ndegwa.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 7th September 2020

Kenya has Great Potential to Become East African Auto Industry Hub

The automotive industry is recognized as an important contributor to Kenya’s manufacturing pillar under the Big Four agenda, which is anchored in Vision 2030, Kenya’s long-term development blueprint in which industrialization and economic transformation are crucial goals. This backdrop highly controlled the development of the National Automotive Policy by the Industrialisation ministry in 2019. Not many are aware of the history of.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 28th August 2020

Ethiopian Government Launches Locally-Assembled Electric Car

Ethiopia has unveiled a locally-assembled electric car from Marathon Motor, a joint venture between Korean auto giant Hyundai and Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie.Mr Haile delivered the vehicle to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed."As we Transform Ethiopia's greening and climate-resilient aspirations into concrete actions through the Green Legacy initiative and Sheger and Entoto Parks, this morning I received the first electric car fully.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 10th August 2020

After Three-Year Gap Isuzu Steps Back In Tanzania

Isuzu East Africa has declared its return to the Tanzanian market after three years. In the event, it also disclosed its local distributor. The automotive assembler said in a statement that the return aimed at expanding its footprint in the region.The global automotive firm appointed a subsidiary of the Egyptian firm Al Mansour Auto EA (Tanzania) Ltd - a globally esteemed company - as its authorised distributor in the region with effect from.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 10th August 2020

Portugal Auto Firm Eyes Kenyan Base for Cheap Cars Factory

Portugal-based auto-dealer is in conversation with a Kenyan assembler to initiate local production of low-cost Hyundai and Renault brands for sale across East Africa.Salvador Caetano Group said, it is in discussion with unnamed local assembler as it wants to enjoy the tax benefit that comes with assembling cars in Kenya.Kenya Vehicle Manufacturer and Associated Vehicle Assemblers have been assembling locally for top brands like Mitsubishi,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 31st July 2020

Drivelectric Kenya Geares Up For Driving of Electric Vehicle in Kenya

A subsidiary of Knights Energy Kenya, Drivelectric Kenya, is offering Kenyans a platform to switch to electromobility.Driveelectric Kenya’s set of services is tailored to take away the risks (both financial and technological) for its customers, who like in most parts of the world are new to the world of electric vehicles.Driveelectric caters EV Consultancy, fleet analysis services, charging station installation services, and also provides.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 20th July 2020

Nissan to Launch 7 New Models in Africa to Enhance Growth

Nissan Motor Co aims to launch seven new models in Africa over the next two years, company executives said last month, as the Japanese automaker seeks to focus on high-growth markets to try to weather the impact of the COVID-19 situation. The company released a plan last month to cut the number of models it makes globally and improve efficiency after the pandemic brought about its first annual loss in 11 years.Shinkichi Izumi, managing.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 15th July 2020

Mahindra launches locally assembled Scorpio pick-up vehicle in Kenya

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) through a partnership with Simba Corporation, which is a prominent commercial organization in Kenya, dealing in motor vehicle sales and service, recently declared the launch of its locally assembled Scorpio pick-up vehicle in Kenya. M&M mentioned in a statement that the introduction of locally assembled pick-ups that are custom built for the Kenyan terrain, is a solid step forward in this journey. This.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 10th March 2020

Deere taps tractor-hailing tech in bid to break ground in Africa

It's ride-hailing, farm style. Deere & Co. is pairing up with the "Uber of tractors" in Africa and betting on a prospect where farmers summon machines with the touch of a button.The world's leading farm equipment manufacturer is supplying its tractors with startup Hello Tractor's technology, which permits farmers to hail the machines through an app. It also monitors the vehicles' activities and communicates usage information such as fuel.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 9th March 2020

Toyota Kenya to add more car models to local assembly line

Toyota Kenya aims to add new models to their local assembly line. The motor vehicle manufacturer already assembles Land Cruiser pick-up trucks, Toyota Hilux locally and Hino trucks.The Managing Director of Toyota Kenya Limited, Mr Arvinder Reel said that they plan to present the new models from April to June, as they target to make it easier for Kenyans to purchase more first-hand cars. Local assembly makes that possible.Toyota Kenya, which also.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 2nd March 2020

ISUZU MOTORS SA TO EXPORT PICK-UP KITS TO AFFILIATE FACILITY IN KENYA

Isuzu Motors South Africa in Port Elizabeth, a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, which, in turn, is a majority shareholder of Isuzu East Africa, has announced that they have started to export Isuzu D-MAX pick-up kits in knocked down (KD) format to an associate manufacturing facility in Kenya.This is the first in a sequence of initiatives that will pursue to drive Isuzu strategy to boost regional trade exchange and develop its total volumes in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th February 2020

Marathon Motors launches three new locally assembled Hyundai models

Established just about a decade ago, as importers and distributors of Hyundai passenger and commercial vehicles and parts in Ethiopia, Marathon imports around 500 to 600 cars each year and presently has the capacity to assemble 10,000 cars annually and introduce 12 new models.Marathon Motors is not the only single assembler of South Korean made vehicles in Ethiopia. There are overall 19 companies that are registered at the Ministry of Trade.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 31st January 2020



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