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Govt now owns 100 % shares in General Tyre.

 The government has acquired 100 per cent stake in the defunct General Tyre East Africa (GTEA) in an effort to revamp the once model tyre manufacturing plant in East and Central Africa.   However, despite the previous arrangement that gave it the majority shareholder of 74 per cent with the German firm Continental Arktiengesellschaft (Continental AG) holding a 26 per cent stake, the firm  failed to take off, igniting widespread.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 22nd August 2015

Ford to begin assembly of Ranger pickup trucks in Nigeria

Ford Motor Company has announced that it will begin assembly of the Ford Ranger pickup truck in Nigeria from Q4 2015 as part of its expansion plans for the Middle East and Africa The pickup will be assembled in Ikeja, situated in Lagos State. For the project, Ford is partnering with its dealer group Coscharis Motors, stated the company.   Ford Middle East and Africa president Jim Benintende said, “Assembling Ford Ranger trucks in.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 21st August 2015

Tata Motors owned JLR continues to bet big on Middle East and North Africa

Bruce Robertson, managing director for the MENA region for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said that the company will invest in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). "We are going to continue to grow and we remain firmly committed to the Middle East and North Africa.Our dealerships will rise from 43 to 60 and we expect to create employment for nearly 2,000 people in the next two-three years. We have a footprint within the region that.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th August 2015

Nissan to announce production plans for Rosslyn plant by end - 2015

Nissan South Africa (SA) would make an announcement on the production of new models at its Rosslyn plant, near Pretoria, by the end of the year, said Nissan SA MD Mike Whitfield on Tuesday. Print Send to Friend 0 0 Speaking at a media dinner in Johannesburg, he noted that he expected the announcement “to be positive”.   The Nissan SA plant currently produced the old NP300 Hardbody one-ton bakkie, as well as the NP200 half-ton.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th August 2015

New-car price increases boosting SA used-car market

Around 174 000 used cars have been financed in South Africa in the first seven months of 2015, says Absa Vehicle and Asset Finance managing executive Wessel Steffens. Print Send to Friend 2 0 This is 5.35% lower than the number of used cars financed for the same period in 2014 (183 563 units), and 14.15% higher than the number of used cars financed for the first seven months of 2013 (152 203 units).   “We measure the number of used.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th August 2015

Kenya Sets Pace As East Africa Vehicle Market Grows

NAIROBI – Rising demand for commercial vehicles and luxury cars pushed new and used motor-vehicle registrations in Kenya to nearly 100,000 units last year, according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. Reporting in the agency’s 2015 economic survey, director general Zachary Mwangi notes the 102,606 newly registered motor vehicles in the country in 2014 was up about 9.0% from 94,017 units in 2013. Both totals include.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th August 2015

Midas changes name to Aftermarket Solutions

The Midas Group has changed its name to Africa Automotive Aftermarket Solutions (AAAS). It will commonly be referred to as Aftermarket Solutions. The Imperial Holdings Limited-owned entity unveiled its new name and brand identity at the inauguration today of its combined head office and distribution centre in Linbro Park, Johannesburg.   The name change comes as a result of the company's growth over the last sixty years, with greater.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th August 2015

FORD WILL ASSEMBLE BEST-SELLING RANGER TRUCKS IN NIGERIA

 • New Ford assembly facility in Ikeja will begin operation in the fourth quarter of 2015 • Ford Motor Company partners with Coscharis Motors Limited in Nigeria • Nigeria to be first African country outside South Africa where Ford vehicles are produced Ford Motor Company has announced it will assemble its popular Ford Ranger pickup truck in Nigeria starting in the fourth quarter of 2015 as part of its expansion in Middle.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th August 2015

Zimbabwe: Govt Splurges U.S.$50 Million On Military Vehicles

The cash-strapped Zimbabwe government has splurged about US$50 million on 633 vehicles which include all-terrain troop-carrying trucks, water cannons, buses and equipment, mostly used by military and police, as it secretly bolsters its instruments of repression to combat any possible Arab spring-style uprising due to the explosive socio-economic situation in the country, it has emerged.   Senior government officials said this week in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 10th August 2015

Nigeria: Jaguar XE Sets Record as Tech Leaders Decide Future for Start - U.S.

Coscharis Motors, licensed owner of the Jaguar Land Rover in Nigeria, has once again proven that the future of the automobile industry largely depends on the innovations that come with the Information and Communications Technology (ICT), as the firm unveils its brand new Jaguar XE at the just-concluded Techie+ 2015 Conference and Exhibition, held in Lagos.   The event, which attracted global giants in the technology industry may in the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 10th August 2015

South Africa: Anticipated Fuel Price Drop Could Be Short-Lived

Although an anticipated fuel and diesel price decrease will greatly help deeply indebted consumers, the relief might be only temporary, cautioned Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets on Friday.   The fuel price is expected to go down by 49 cents a litre and the price of diesel by 70c/litre in August.   Earlier this week, the Automobile Association of SA (AA) said that in terms of current data it expects the petrol price to decrease by up to.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th August 2015

Nigeria: Volkswagen Emerges World's Biggest Automaker Ahead of Toyota

Barely one month after Volkswagen restarted production at the Nigerian plant to increase global market and sales potential, the auto company on Wednesday emerged world's largest carmaker by sales in the first half year, achieving its long-held ambition three years ahead of target.   Volkswagen's Africa Sales and Marketing helmsman Wolfgang Ratz, had recently said: "We are certain that further growth is possible, which is why.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th August 2015



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