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Ethiopia: Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway Officially Completed, Creating High Speed Link Between Djibouti and Ethiopia

 The completion of the Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway, a new 752km track linking Ethiopia's capital with the Port of Djibouti, was officially marked today at a ceremony at Nagad Railway Station in Djibouti. In the presence of Djibouti's President, His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, and Ethiopia's Prime Minister, His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn, and senior officials from across the region, the new railway linking Djibouti to Ethiopia was.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 12th January 2017

Ethiopia Seeks China's Help to be Africa's Top Car Manufacturer

ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia has grand ambitions for its tiny auto industry, seeking to transform a handful of assemblers that bolt together imported kits into a network of factories that can make the country Africa's biggest car manufacturer over the next two decades.   Ethiopia produces about 8,000 commercial and other vehicles a year for the home market, about a quarter of which are cars. But executives say they have capacity to make more.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 5th January 2017

The Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicle (AV) will reach $35 billion by 2020

 The Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicle (AV) market will reach a total global value of $35 billion in 2020, before a fourfold increase to reach $144 billion in revenues by 2025, according to a new study from Juniper research. The new research, Autonomous Vehicles & ADAS: Adoption, Regulation & Business Models 2016-2025, found that whilst ADAS still lacks significant mass market penetration, its.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 5th January 2017

Automobile speed limiter made by The University of Ilorin

 The University of Ilorin has produced an automobile speed limiter that could be used by any vehicle including jeep, car, bus and truck. Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, disclosed this on Tuesday in Ilorin, Kwara State while speaking with newsmen. Ambali noted that the feat was in response to the challenge thrown at institutions of higher learning in the country by the National Universities Commission. He.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 4th January 2017

Suzuki Swift - New details revealed

  Details of the new fourth generation Suzuki Swift have been revealed, featuring new-look styling and a modernised interior.       The Swift is the most popular model on offer from Suzuki in South Africa and it has racked up over 5.3 million global sales since its launch way back in 2004. Suzuki is well-known for building reliable and affordable cars and the current Swift model delivers good ride and handling while.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 30th December 2016

Ranger beats Hilux to win pick-up of the year award

 The Ford Ranger was crowned the 2016 Pick-up of the Year by the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA), reinforcing its status as a segment-defining model in the highly competitive light commercial vehicle sector. The Ranger beat the Toyota Hilux and Mitsubishi L200 pickup for the coveted award. The award, which was accepted by the marketing team of Coscharis Motors, the sole authorised Ford dealer in Nigeria,at the prestigious NAJA.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 23rd December 2016

Renault Kwid to be Exported From India to South Africa

 French auto major Renault will start exporting its small car Kwid to South Africa, Bhutan and Bangladesh from India next year as it prepares to take the popular hatchback to various global markets. The company, which launched the car in India with 98 per cent localisation in 2015, has already started exporting the hatchback to Sri Lanka, Nepal and Mauritius. "We started exports of Kwid with Sri Lanka, followed by Nepal and now we are.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 23rd December 2016

Volkswagen Rolls Into Kenya, Rwanda As Part of Africa Expansion

NAIROBI: Volkswagen on Wednesday opened a new assembly plant in Kenya and launched plans for a ride-sharing service in Rwanda as it seeks to take advantage of surging car demand in Africa. The German car manufacturer's move into East Africa comes just weeks after it signed a deal to build an assembly plant in Algeria.   "Overall car sales in Africa are bound to rise by 40 percent within the next five years, that is why we are.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 22nd December 2016

Largest Jaguar land rover dealer opens in SA

 Sandton is now home to the newest and largest Jaguar Land Rover retailer in South Africa. The all-new, "state-of-the-art" facility is the latest milestone in the company's continued expansion of its national network. Jaguar Land Rover Sandton is situated at 161 Rivonia Road, one of the major arterial routes to the financial capital. Customers in Johannesburg’s affluent northern suburbs will now find both the Jaguar and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 22nd December 2016

RRV launched in SA

 A new 20 t Crane road-rail vehicle (RRV) was launched onto the South African market last month by Olifantsfontein-based rail systems manufacturer RailPro and is intended to meet the domestic requirements of rail infrastructure construction and general rail-related maintenance. To date, RailPro has received three orders for Crane RRVs, with one being built and delivered and two currently under construction. ADVERTISEMENT   An RRV.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 19th December 2016

Metered taxi gets funding approved for owner/ driver scheme

 SA Taxi has secured R300-million in funding from Futuregrowth Asset Management, which it will use to provide financing for the company’s Zebra Cabs owner-driver scheme. SA Taxi is South Africa’s largest financier of minibus taxis. It acquired Zebra Cabs’ metered taxis in 2015, motivated by the need to expand its business activities into adjacent markets. The aim of SA Taxi’s newest venture is to revive the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 16th December 2016

Naacam director to increase the participation of companies in the country’s automotive sector

The biggest goal of newly appointed National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (Naacam) executive director Renai Moothilal is to increase the participation of black South Africans in the country’s automotive sector. He says there are “opportunities to drive transformation mainly within the tier two space. It is possible to bring in a cache of black industrialists, reshaping.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 15th December 2016



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