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Dubai-based auto group opens regional customer experience academy

 The opening of the first Al-Futtaim Automotive Academy in Sub Sahara Africa, is part of the Dubai based automotive firm’s strategic effort to boost its customer experience and after sales capacity in East Africa.   Speaking when he officiated at the opening of the new purpose equipped training facility, the visiting Al-Futtaim Automotive Group President, Len Hunt said the investment in a state of the art technical training.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 22nd November 2016

Nissan Altima to be introduced

 The new Nissan Altima enters the local market fresh from its global redesign, which includes a new and dramatic exterior design, more and improved luxury features and a significant mechanical upgrade of the steering and suspension system. The new Nissan Altima features boomerang-shaped headlights, new front and rear bumpers and sculpted fenders. It is fitted with 17” alloy wheels, which perfectly complement the model’s dynamic.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 7th November 2016

SA auto parts makers improve their capabilities

Remanufacturing is the rebuilding of old or used products, which are regarded as scrap, to the exact specifications and quality of the original, manufactured product. Worn out, missing or nonfunctioning components are replaced with new or remanufactured components to original-equipment-manufacturer specifications. For v arious reasons, including cost effectiveness and environmental sustainability,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 4th November 2016

AAM intensifies efforts on auto sector development in Africa

 Following a visit to Nigeria to advocate for a robust automotive sector, the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers, that includes Ford Motor Co., Nissan Motor Co., Toyota Motor Corp., General Motors, BMW AG and Volkswagen AG, the carmakers led other executives to Kenya to rise an auto-manufacturing attention.   While most the requests the association made to the government of Nigeria are yet to be attended to, the.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 3rd November 2016

production of sports utility vehicle in Africa

 The introduction of the Everest to the assembly line means the Ford plant becomes a two-vehicle assembly facility. The plant currently produces the Ranger pick-up for export to 148 markets in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. “The start of local production for the Ford Everest is another major milestone for FMCSA’s manufacturing division,”.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 3rd November 2016

VW, BMW, Ford, Nissan seek Africa car-industry fixes

 Volkswagen, BMW, Ford and Nissan are among automakers seeking to work with Kenyan authorities to develop an auto-manufacturing industry in the east African country, building on talks with Nigerian lawmakers about their own market.   The African Association of Automotive Manufacturers, which also includes Toyota Motor Corp. and General Motors, has formed to take advantage of a new surge of interest from African governments in.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 26th October 2016

Ford, Nissan lead effort to further develop industry in Africa

 LAGOS, Nigeria -- A group of carmakers led by executives from Ford Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. will seek to work with Kenyan authorities to develop an auto-manufacturing industry in the east African country, building on talks with Nigerian lawmakers about their own market.   The African Association of Automotive Manufacturers, which also includes Toyota Motor Corp., General Motors, BMW AG and Volkswagen AG, has formed to take.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 25th October 2016

Tanzania: Ashok Leyland to Supply Vehicles Worth U.S.$170 Million to Dar

Ashok Leyland, an Indian based company has won an order valued 170m/US dollars from the government of Tanzania for purchase of Leyland's vehicles.   According to the statement released by Ashok Leyland's Head of Marketing and Corporate Communication, Mr Rajesh Mani the company will also supply generator- sets, spares and equipment for development of workshops, training modules and allied equipment to be fitted on.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 25th October 2016

Tanzania: Govt Prepares to Establish Tyre Manufacturing Plant

 Dodoma — The government has appointed a team of consultants to study and propose approaches for establishment of a tyre manufacturing plant in the country.   The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Marketing, Dr Adelhem Meru, revealed this yesterday before the Parliamentary Committee on Industry Trade and Environment when presenting a report on efforts to revive the defunct General Tyre East Africa.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th October 2016

Ashok Leyland wins $170 million order from Tanzanian government to supply vehicles

 Chennai-based commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland said on Thirsday that it has won an order worth $170 million from the Tanzanian government to supply vehicles and related items. The company informed about the order minutes before trading hours; the share price of Ashok Leyland closed 1.72 percent higher at Rs 85.65 on the BSE. The order will be financed by the EXIM Bank of India under National Export Insurance Account (NEIA) Scheme,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 21st October 2016

High visibility in the heart of Africa

 Vice President M. Hamid Ansari’s tour of West Africa in end September, his second in five months, took him to Nigeria and Mali. His previous tour of North Africa covered Morocco and Tunisia. The latest tour may not have excited the national media, but it is imbued with significance for three reasons.   First, it marked the end of over a year – from March 2015 to September 2016 – that saw unprecedented political.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Iconic Ford Mustang Ponies Up In Kenya’s Right-Hand-Drive Market

 Kenya is the second country in Africa after South Africa where Ford Mustangs will be available now that Ford has begun producing a right-hand drive version at its assembly plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, U.S.A.   Mark Kass, CEO of CMC Motors,  said competition in the auto industry had become stiff and the Mustang is expected to position the dealership favorably in the luxury car market, The Citizen reported.   The luxury.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th October 2016

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