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Innoson Unveils First 'Made-in-Nigeria' Cars

When Nigeria, on October 3, 2013, announced the introduction of a new automotive policy aimed at discouraging the importation of wholly assembled automobile and encouraging local manufacturing, it seemed like a tall dream. But building on recent local assembly successes, by Hyundai and Nissan, was last week’s unveiling of a new brand of cars by indigenous company, Innoson Motors. Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company Limited founded by.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 11th December 2014

Delphi Automotive Opens Third Factory in Morocco

Auto parts maker, Delphi Automotive Plc, has opened its third production unit in Kenitra, Morocco. The facility will provide jobs for another 1,700 people, bring the company’s total workforce to about 9000 people. It also confirms the attractiveness of Morocco’s automotive sector to European manufacturers.   “Morocco offers a competitive environment for the manufacturing of automotive components due to its proximity to.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 11th December 2014

Nairobi: Chandaria Industries buys stake in low-cost car firm

Billionaire businessman Mahesh Chandaria’s family has acquired an undisclosed stake in Mobius Motors, the start-up auto firm that is building Africa’s cheapest car.   Chandaria Industries, makers of hygiene products that are the flagship of the Chandaria Group, made the investment through capital injection into Mobius in return for a stake in the early stages of the car maker, highlighting increased investor interest in the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 5th December 2014

Nissan sets aside Sh1.3bn for new showrooms in Kenya

Nissan is set to open four new showrooms in major towns across the country in a Sh1.3 billion expansion plan which will also include opening of new service centres.   Crown Motors, which in August replaced DT Dobie as the Kenyan franchise holder of the Japanese vehicle brand, said it would open showrooms in Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret and Naivasha by the end of next year. The Mombasa showroom is set to open in two months, adding to the.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 4th December 2014

Ashok Leyland bags $79.2 million project in Tanzania, Zimbabwe

Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland has announced bagging of two large integrated transport projects in Tanzania and Zimbabwe worth a total of $79.2 million.    As part of the project, the company will supply trucks, buses, light commercial vehicles, spares and allied support services, includes training and developmental consultancy, Ashok Leyland said in a statement.    Besides, the company will also address a.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 4th December 2014

Africa Lubricants Market worth 4,871.0 KT by 2019

The report " Africa Lubricants Market by Type (Mineral Oil, Synthetic Oil, Bio-based Oil, and Greases), by Application (Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Aviation and Marine and Industrial Machinery and Equipment) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the Africa lubricants market with analysis and forecast in terms of volume. Browse 72 Market Data Tables and 53 Figures spread through 167 Pages and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 26th November 2014

Hyundai Unveils $5m Assembly Plant In Mozambique

Hyundai, a South Korean automotive manufacturer, has unveiled a $5.45 million Hyundai car assembly plant in Mozambique’s capital city, Maputo. “The plant has an installed capacity to assemble 4,500 cars per year and in an initial phase will assemble five vehicles per day, which will increase to 1,200 units in 2015 and 2,500 in 2016,” said the Somyoung Motors in a statement. Mozambique’s economic growth has been.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th November 2014

Uganda's Hybrid Car, Kiira EV SMACK Launched In Kenya

The vehicle went on show at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in the capital Nairobi early Thursday.This is the first time the car goes on exhibition outside Uganda. Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) – the Ugandan manufacturers of the car – recently told New Vision that it will be the region’s first sedan hybrid electronic vehicle.Hybrid-electric vehicles combine the benefits of gasoline engines and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th November 2014

Nissan picks Associated Motor Holdings Kenya in bid to boost sales

NISSAN Motor Corporation Senior Vice President Africa , Middle East and India/ South Asia Business, Takashi Hata with the flagship NP300 during the introduction of the New Nissan into the Kenyan market , at their show room over the weekend.  Nairobi; Kenya: Global car maker Nissan has picked Associated Motor Holdings (AMH) Kenya as a partner as it seeks to boost its market share in the country. The new partner is part of the South.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th November 2014

Low cost Kenya-made car goes on sale at Sh950,000

A Kenyan-made vehicle that is designated as Africa’s cheapest car has hit the showrooms, bringing to reality the dream of an entrepreneur who designed it four years ago. The car, which trades under the brand name Mobius, entered the showrooms this month at a price of Sh950,000 – making it the lowest-priced new vehicle in the country. Mobius Motors is the maker of the vehicle while Thika-based Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) is.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 15th November 2014

Matchedje Motor, Mozambique to expand local vehicle manufacturing factory

Matchedje Motor, a sole national automotive company that on Thursday last week launched campaign to sell its first 100 all-terrain vehicles priced at US$19,600, is planning a second-phase expansion of its vehicle manufacturing factory to produce 100,000 vehicles annually. The company, which is currently producing all-terrain vans, buses and electric scooters produced locally on Mozambique soil, has the first phase of the factory already.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 15th November 2014

Nairobi signs US$75 million transport deal with Chinese auto manufacturer

 The Nairobi county has signed a US$75mn deal with Chinese auto manufacturer Foton Motor to buy 266 buses for the city’s metro transport system. The 62-seater buses cost US$118,000 and part of the funds allocated for the deal would be utilized to design and develop terminals and fleet management systems, the government officials said. The deal was signed by Evans Kidero, governor of Nairobi, and Foton Motor officials. According to.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 14th November 2014



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