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CHINA’S KEEN INTEREST IN THE AFRICAN AUTOMOTIVE MARKET

  The global automotive business is in its most disruptive era since the advent of the industry over a century ago, creating an abundance of opportunities for new and established companies in the global automotive market. Analysts anticipate the market to grow by 2%, reaching 91 million new units sold in 2016. The African economy has seen steady growth for the past decade and even with sustained low oil and commodity prices, the automotive.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 28th November 2016

India-made Suzuki Baleno launches in South Africa in 3 variants

 The second India-made hatchback that went into the South African market place this month is the Suzuki Baleno. The car made its world debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and ever since has been exploring Europe, Asia and Oceania. Over 100,000 units of the car have been produced over the last year.   Charl Grobler, manager of sales and product planning of Suzuki Auto South Africa says the Baleno is “ideal for individuals.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 25th November 2016

Kenya: Pioneer Brings New Line of in-Vehicle Audio Experience to Kenya

 Pioneer Electronics, a leader in after market car electronics has introduced a new range of in-vehicle infotainment products in Kenya. According to the company, this move will enhance motorists experience and further boost its market share.   The new products include two new AV recievers aimed at enhancing in-vehicle connectivity and entertainments. Also announed are in-car recievers based on new hardware platforms to enable more.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 24th November 2016

AFRICA - THE NEXT GROWTH MARKET

Africa is currently home to five of the fastest growing economies in the world. According to a global study, the continent's economy is forecast to grow to $2.6 trillion in 2020 from $1.6 trillion in 2008, fuelled by booms in mining, agriculture and development of ports, roads and other infrastructure. This rapid economic growth is what is creating substantial new business opportunities in the region. Over the past decade, Africa’s real.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 24th November 2016

Turkish Exporters Target Africa

 At a time when struggling Turkish exporters are looking for ways to diversify their target markets, Africa is poised to become the new frontier market for Turkish firms as they position themselves to become major stakeholders in the region’s rapidly growing industries. Africa has recorded an annual growth rate of 5 percent over the last decade and is expected to continue this trend in the coming years. Six out of ten fastest growing.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 23rd November 2016

Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers steps up assembly of Hyundai light trucks

 NAIROBI, KENYA: Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) has stepped up the assembly of Hyundai light trucks for CICA Motors, the distributor for Kenya. To meet the demand for three and five tonne trucks.   The assembly of Hyundai light trucks by KVM commenced early in 2012 after an intensive training programme, followed by checks and tests by KVM quality controllers and trainers from Korea. Technical audit teams from Hyundai Motor Company.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 23rd November 2016

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



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