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Kenya: Jaguar Sees Higher Demand Despite Drop in New Luxury Car Sales

New luxury car sales dropped 30.3 per cent last year, with Jaguar being the only model to register higher demand among Kenyan dealers. Luxury car traders sold 285 units of the high-end vehicles in the year, down from a peak of 409 units recorded in 2015, according to data from the Kenya Motor Industry Association (KMI). Orders for Jaguars, sold by RMA Kenya, defied the general slump rising to 39 units from the previous year’s.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 10th February 2017

Ethiopia: New Three Wheeler Assembly Plant to Start Production Within 2 Months

A three-wheeler assembly plant owned by Redawa Motors Industry PLC and located in Dire Dawa City, Ethiopia, is scheduled to start production in two month's time. The assembly line is located in Dire Dawa’s Industrial Village.   The construction of the assembly plant had started two years ago and was built at a cost of over 1.7 billion Birr.   According to the company’s General Manager, Engineer Tadesse Admasie, the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 8th February 2017

Kenya: France Overtakes Japan to Become Kenya's Second-Largest Bilateral Creditor

Nairobi — France has overtaken Japan as Kenya's second-largest bilateral creditor accounting for 2 percent of external debt.   France has extended credit in the form of concessional Treasury loans and credit-export guarantee to a tune of Sh78 billion.   French Minister for the Economy and Finance Michael Sapin said France will continue its increased focus on supporting the private sector through the financing of the banking.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 8th February 2017

Expogroup Wins Big at the Tanzania Leadership Awards 2016

 On the evening of Friday 27th January 2017, members of the business community in Tanzania gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel to celebrate the most accomplished businesses of 2016. The event was the Tanzania Leadership Awards (TLA), which honors successful businesses that range from conglomerates with more than 500 employees, to small start-ups with a staff count of 2 to 4 employees.   Expogroup, a pioneer in the trade show industry.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 3rd February 2017

Tanzania: Chinese Bus Company Makes Emphatic Entry into Tanzania Market

Chinese vehicle manufacturer King Long has formally started importation of its buses in the Tanzanian market through an agent Pwani Motors Limited.   Speaking during the launch of the sales at the weekend which was attended by bus operators in Tanzania, the company's marketing manager for the Southern Africa region, Mr Danny Fu, said the entry in to the Tanzanian market followed an intensive market research.   "We conducted a.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 24th January 2017

Industry Experts, Top Professionals from Over 30 Countries to Convene at AUTOEXPO AFRICA 2017

Kenya’s GDP per capita is expected to grow at a remarkable compounded annual growth rate of 7.5% between 2000 and 2020 which is expected to drive an increase in personal consumption and sale of motor vehicles. The purchase of cars, motorbikes and other commercial vehicles accounted for 1.5% of total consumer expenditure last year and is expected to steadily grow till 2025 as incomes continue to rise. Supporting and engaging the East.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 23rd January 2017

Kenya: Four Locomotives Arrive at Mombasa Port

 Four locomotives and two Shatners (railway engines) arrived at the port of Mombasa on Monday as the Sh372 billion Standard Gauge Railway takes shape. Kenya Ports Authority managing director Catherine Mturi-Wairi received the cargo that arrived aboard MV Kota Bistari from the manufacturer, China Railway Rolling Stock. The locomotives have been brought into the country by the Chinese Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 12th January 2017

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



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