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Creating a Pan-African Auto Industry

The chairman and managing director of Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) , Thomas Schaefer says "I’m trying to create something pan-African". Having assembly started operations in Kenya in 2016 and now 2018  in Rwanda. It’s not just the engine, VWSA also produces the flourshing compact car, the Volkswagen Polo. The organization has recently invested $20m in Rwanda realizing the prospective. The annual capacity of.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 21st June 2018

Volkswagen Expect Higher Sales Volume in Rwanda than Nigeria

Volkswagen was founded on the 28th of May 1937 by the German Labour Front. Fondly known as VW, it is the flagship brand of the Volkswagen Group one of the biggest automobile firms by sales in the world. Revenues for the 2017 financial year hit a record high of $264 billion.   Volkswagen’s Rwandan factory has set a target of at least 2,000 cars a year in the beginning but eyeing 10,000 cars. Polo, Passat and Terramont will be.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 4th June 2018

Michelin and CFAO Collaborate for New Joint Venture

The French tire manufacturer, Michelin and global distribution specialist, CFAO have announced their joint venture for the import and distribution of premium quality tires in Kenya and Uganda. The agreement says CFAO holds 51% and Michelin holds 49%. No other financial terms and conditions were disclosed This venture will provide tires to the population of 90 million people for cars, vans and light trucks. Michelin is looking forward to.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 14th June 2018

Kenyan Glass Giant Impala Glass Sets Stage at 21st Autoexpo Africa - Kenya 2018

'Roll down your mirrors and see the venue in Nairobi', is now a frequent line said by Impala Glass  Industries, who are all set to participate in the 21st AUTOEXPO AFRICA - KENYA 2018, starting from the 17th till the 19th of May 2018 at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC), Nairobi. The local magnet, whose home ground is Nairobi, has grown into the largest producer & distributor of glass related products over the.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 5th May 2018

Davanti tyres: leading the way at the 21st Autoexpo Africa, Kenya

Kenya will witness the road come alive at the 21st AUTOEXPO AFRICA 2018 with Davanti Tyres exhibiting their wheels to an international audience from the 17th to 19th of May, 2018 at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC), Nairobi. With a strong assurance of optimum performance, their tyres are made to run smooth, have an all weather grip and produce low noise values. The 2018 AutoExp will display a vision of expansion in the.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 1st May 2018

Robert Bosch Gmbh to Headline the 21st Autoexpo Kenya 2018

Robert Bosch Gmbh, global heavyweights in technology and services will lead Autoexpo’s impressive exhibitor line-up in Kenya this May. The company has a reputation of providing automotive products of the highest quality on an international scale and has partnered with Autoexpo this year to maximize their productivity in the fast-growing markets of East Africa. Bosch has had a constant presence on the African continent since 1906, across a.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 1st May 2018

UAE's Top Oil Distributor EMARAT to Showcase at the 21st AUTOEXPO AFRICA 2018, Kenya

 The oil giant EMARAT will be the sponsor and participant at the 21st AUTOEXPO AFRICA 2018, Kenya held at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC), Nairobi from the 17th to 19th of May, 2018. It has proven to be UAE’s leading petroleum brand for its dedicated service and par excellence lubricants on a global scale. With a strong vision it mind, it has empowered the Middle East by pushing itself to create a successful.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 28th April 2018

Nissan's Latest Auto-Manufacturer to Target Market in Kenya

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. will soon begin assembly-operations in Kenya. This comes as a major boost the local administration which aims to make the country, East Africa’s hub for auto-manufacturing activities. A goal that remains very realistic due to Kenya’s strategic location in the regions and the dependence of neighboring nations on its economy. The Japanese giants are only the newest name in a long list of international auto-giants.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Volkswagen Set to Begin Assembly Operations in Rwanda this May

German-based automotives giants Volkswagen AG announced that the company will soon begin assembling activities at their newest plant in Rwanda in May. The vehicles assembled at this plant will be put up for sale locally and will also be used for Volkswagen’s very own new ride-sharing service. An estimated amount of $20 million is said to have been spent on this new facility in Rwanda. This facility is only a small piece of the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Michelin's New Joint Venture Targets Kenyan Market

Michelin Tyres have partnered with CFAO, a renowned distributor of industrial products to further their interests in Africa. This joint venture will oversee the import and distribution of high-quality tyres in Kenya and Uganda. Michelin holds a 49 percent share in the new company with the remaining 51 percent in the possession of CFAO, while administration of the entity will be divided equally.    The company will now begin.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Foton Turn to Automotive Market in Kenya with Sh257.2 Million Investment

Car manufacturers Foton have chosen to set-aside around $2.5 million (Sh257.25 million) to reestablish their position and regain their share of the market in East African, with Kenya as its main priority due to the rapid development of its automobile sector.   “We have coordinated with our dealer and partner in Mombasa with the total investment amount of up to $2 million and are launching a local manufacturing plant for a total.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Flying taxis coming soon to Nairobi.

The McFly.aero blockchain project is starting the set up of transportation for air taxis service in 23 cities in 13 countries. Nairobi has been recognized as one of the launch cities for this ambitious flying cars project.  This is going to be a 2 part business project, the first part being a technological consortium of 12 companies that are currently developing the fundamentals of the city air taxis, , across the flying cars. This is.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 9th March 2018



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