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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

PSA Makes Europe Player in Ethiopian Auto Industry

 French automaker PSA Group turns to Ethiopia to launch assembly of Peugeot 2008, 301 and 208 models.   PSA opened the new $1.2 million assembly plant in partnership with Mesfin Industrial Engineering, a local business that built the factory in Tigray in the northern region of the East African country. It is expected initially to assemble 1,200 vehicles yearly for sale to Ethiopia’s growing car market and to neighboring.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 12th October 2016

Tata strikes deal with South African car hire company

  Automobile manufacturer Tata has struck a deal with a major South African car hire company to supply Tata Bolt 1.2 Turbo hatchbacks for its national rental fleet.    Tata declined to disclose the exact number of vehicles, except to say that it was "a substantial number."    The Bolt, which was recently introduced in South Africa, will be offered at a competitive hire charge which will be one of the.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 11th October 2016

Mercedes-Benz SA launches South Africa's first automotive Facebook Messenger Chatbot

 Lauded as one of the most scalable communication touchpoints this year, Facebook captured headlines with the launch of Facebook Messenger Chatbots in April 2016. Digital performance agency iProspect SA recognised, that this technological development provided an unprecedented opportunity for Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) to leverage its fan base of over 1 million users to meet their client's business goals and engage their target.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th October 2016

New report examines the Bearing Market dynamics, forecast and supply demand 2015-2020

 Bearing is an essential part of machinery which helps to reduce the friction of motion and increases the smoothness of machine. Bearings are widely use in automotive industry which helps to increase the speed of vehicle. Bearing reduces the friction between fixed and moving machine parts. However, it requires consistent maintenance to prevent early failure. The desperate need for energy-efficient vehicles and the expanding demand for.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 6th October 2016

Tanzania: Our Own Motorcycle Engine Is Here

 Hussein Rashid, 38 is the first Tanzanian creator of motorcycle engine. He has always loved mechanics since he was five years old. His father inspired him into fixing and creating toy cars.   "When I was younger my friend's parents used to buy toys for them but for me my father would always encourage me to create mine and that is how I developed the passion in mechanics" he says.   Talking about when he started.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 5th October 2016

Hero MotoCorp develops three Dawn motorcycles for Africa market

 Hero MotoCorp Ltd has developed three motorcycles for Africa as it seeks to establish itself in overseas markets, six years after the company ended a partnership with Honda Motor Co. that restricted exports.   Powered by 100cc, 125cc and 150cc engines, the Dawn brand of motorcycles will go on sale in some African markets by March, with a large focus on Nigeria, the region’s largest two-wheeler market, according to Hero.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 4th October 2016



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