N e w s

Toyota appoints first Kenyan as Country Manager

 The appointment of Reel is the first Kenyan appointment to this position.   Reel takes over from Sachio Yotsukura who has been with the company for the last four and a half years and returns to Japan to pursue other duties under the parent company, Toyota Tsusho Corporation.   Reel comes back home to Toyota Kenya with extensive experience in the automotive industry spanning 20 years, having held various positions in.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 11th August 2017

Buses for Africa: Daimler launches two locally built Mercedes-Benz models for Kenya

 Daimler is bringing two new bus models to the important African market of Kenya. This is Daimler Buses’ response to the ever-growing demand in East and Central Africa for comfortable and safe buses for passenger transportation. Both bus models are built in Nairobi in cooperation with local sales partner DT Dobie Kenya for the domestic market and its challenging road conditions. The compact Mercedes‑Benz 917 city bus is ideal.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 11th August 2017

Motorcycle TVS StaR HLX 150 launched in Kenyan market

 Listed equipment supplier Car and General has launched a motorcycle, TVS StaR HLX 150, with state-of-the-art features in the local market.   “Kenya has recently witnessed a positive upswing in the economy, thus creating opportunities in the transport and mobility sector,” Car and General group managing director Vijay Gidoomal said in a statement.   The motorcycle is targeted at boosting the firm’s sales in.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 11th August 2017

General Motors East Africa is now Isuzu East Africa

 The change of name took effect from 1st August, 2017 after attaining the required regulatory approvals.   Speaking at Isuzu East Africa offices, Isuzu East Africa Managing Director, Rita Kavashe, noted that the change is a continuation of the vision the management and board of the company had for 40 years now.   “Over the last 40 years, GMEA has continued to assemble quality Isuzu vehicles for the market impacting.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 11th August 2017

S/Africa to explore business prospects in Kenya, Tanzania

 A South African trade delegation will next week embark on an “outward selling and investment” mission to Kenya and Tanzania aimed at increasing trade and investment opportunities between the country and the two East African states, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has said.Some 27 local companies in the agro-processing, automotive, infrastructure, built environment, mining and capital equipment, chemicals, plastics and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Daimler launches locally-built buses

 German automotive manufacturer, Daimler is targeting commercial vehicle market with its Kenyan-built bus models. The company known for vehicle models, Mercedes-benz, will stick with DT Dobie as its distribution partner to help drive that growth, joining a long list of vehicle manufacturers that have announced plans to set up locally.   Others are Volkswagen (VW), Peugeot, Iveco and most recently truck manufacturer, Volvo. DT Dobie.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Tanzania-Turkey to Discuss Business Ties

 TANZANIA and Turkey business people are expecting to meet this Thursday to discuss how the two countries could extend business ties.   The one-day forum came merely seven months since Turkey President Recep Erdogan made a state visit in the country and signed various Memorandums of Understanding (MoU).   Tanzania Private Sectors Foundation (TPSF)Executive Director, Godfrey Simbeye said the objective of the forum was to foster.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Ashok Leyland wins Rs 1140 cr order from Tanzania government

  Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland has won USD 170 million (Rs 1,140 crore) order from the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania for the purchase of vehicles, gensets, spares and equipment for development of workshops, training modules and allied equipment to be fitted on ambulances, informed the company in a Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) filing.   Vinod K Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland said,.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

Tanzania: Japan to Help Establish Car Factories

 JAPAN, the country commanding the largest share of motor vehicles populating the entire globe, is committing itself to assist Tanzania and the other East African Countries to start manufacturing cars locally.   The Deputy Head of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Tanzania, Mr Kuniaki Amatsu, reaffirmed his country's commitment to support the East African Community's integration process but especially in the area of.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

Peak Resources: Magnet metal rare earths in Tanzania

 Since listing onto the Australian stock exchange back in 2006, Peak Resources Ltd has come a long way. Whilst exploring for phosphate minerals in East Africa, the company discovered rare earth minerals, creating a significant buzz across the mining industry that led to the establishment of its flagship Ngualla Project. Managing Director Darren Townsend explains how the company has taken the project, located in southern Tanzania, from.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

South Africa: SA to Explore Business Prospects in Kenya, Tanzania

 The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will lead an Outward Selling and Investment Mission to Kenya and Tanzania with the aim of increasing trade and investment between South Africa and the two countries.   A total of 27 local companies in the agro-processing, automotive, infrastructure, built environment, mining and capital equipment, chemicals, plastics and cosmetics sectors will be part of the mission that will get underway.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

Tanzania orders a new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to expand international flights

 The government of Tanzania is buying a new Boeing Dreamliner 787 for its national airline, bolstering the Chicago jet manufacturer's year-end order book.   The sale follows private meetings that Jim Deboo, Africa region sales and marketing director for Boeing (NYSE: BA), held with Tanzania President John Magufuli during a visit last week.   A $10 million down payment has already been made on the 787-8 Dreamliner, whose list.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017



Featured Companies
  • Bajaj Auto
  • Nissens A/S
  • Bajaj Auto
  • Tire Group International, LLC.
  • dubaiexporters.com
  • Steelmate - Think safety think Steelmate

Complete List  

Advertisers in previous issue:

  • Gear Gremlin is a completely new collection of indispensable accessories for motorcyclists, covering everything from a valve dust cap to a chain breaker and riveting kit.
  • Fowlers Parts supply genuine original spare parts
  • It is the largest manufacturer of Premium Quality Lipe brand clutches for the commercial vehicles in India.
  • China Jiangsu Dongxing Auto Decorations Co.,Ltd,established in 1989,the manufacturer of cabin and body parts for truck Mercedes-Benz, Volvo,Scania,Man,Iveco,Daf and Renault.
  • Exporters of Genuine & Non Geuine Parts for Japanese Cars.
  • Leading Dealers,Wholesalers & Retailers Specially For Nissan,Toyota & All Japanese Car Genuine Spare Parts.
  • Rolman World is one of the largest and most established distributors of bearings and related technical services in the Middle East and Africa.
  • TOTACHI INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD is an esteemed Japanese company that provides a comprehensive range of lubrication products for commercial and consumer applications.
  • Boston Garage Equipment Ltd is a leading suppliers of a superb range of vehicle workshop equipment.
  • We are producing six categories and nearly one thousand kinds and sizes of bias tyre, OTR tyre, radial tyre, Industrial tyre, agricultural tyre and solid tyre.
  • Range,Service,Quality.
  • Zhenjiang Huixiang Light&Electrical Co.,Ltd.), which located in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province of China, specialize in producing auto&motorcycle bulbs.
  • Yellow stone diesel-One of the leading manufacturers of engine parts.
  • Specialized in development, design, manufacture and sale of steel wheel of the truck and trailer and bus,etc.
  • Best Choice International Trade is one of the leading tyre exporter in China, and a major supplier of tyres and engines in Beijing Municipality.
  • Steelmate - The world leading manufacturer in mobile electronics industry
  • Nissens has developed, manufactured, and supplied a wide range of automotive radiators, climate control products
  • Tyre makers.
  • Changzhou Guoshi Vehicle Accessories Co.,Ltd. is proficient in vehicle spare parts manufacturing and has involved a lot of capital, time and resources to make us prominent in this industry.
  • Our corporation is an important motorcycle production base in southern China.
  • The Bajaj Group is amongst the top 10 business houses in India. Its footprint stretches over a wide range of industries, spanning automobiles (two-wheelers and three-wheelers), home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel and finance.
  • Global Auto Parts is an Automotive Aftermarket spare parts wholesaler offering genuine quality aftermarket replacement parts for all makes and models of passenger cars, light commercials vehicles, trucks and trailers.
  • Trade Exhibition
  • FM Filter Monza can respond to this need with a wide range of ready or customized filters, manufactured using different technological solutions.
  • Meizhou Jinda Auto Parts Co.,Ltd. is a state-owned enterprise ,specializing in manufacturing auto clutch disc and brake.
Afrotrade International Marketing, Tel: +971-50-6285684
© 1998-2019 Afrotrade