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Ethiopian Ambassador Meets Toyota Tsusho Corp Officials to Discuss Investment

Tefera Derbew, Ethiopia's Ambassador to Japan, met with Toyota Tsusho Corporation executives to examine business potential in the East African country. The ambassador met with Kazumasa Kimura, Executive Officer for New Business Development Africa Division COO of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Hiroumi Ohara, Manager of the Africa Division's power and infrastructure section. According to a statement from the embassy, Ambassador Tefera.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 28th June 2022

MetroTrans East Africa invests Sh389m in a fleet of FUSO buses

MetroTrans East Africa has spent Sh389 million on a fleet of 80 new FUSO buses in an effort to reduce public transportation demand in Kenya. The venture is a leasing partnership between National Bank of Kenya (NBK) and Simba Corporation as they attempt to address the increasing demand for public transportation as the population grows. Nairobi now has around three million residents and a daily population of 4.5 million people who must.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 28th June 2022

Tanzania's first domestically produced electric vehicle unveiled

Masoud Kipanya, a Tanzanian cartoonist, showcased the country's first domestically produced electric vehicle. Kipanya, who is known for his sarcastic cartoons, claimed the electric automobile was his own innovative concept that he worked on for 11 months. Kaypee Motor is the brand name of the ecologically friendly electric automobile. According to Mr Kipanya, it is composed of local materials and takes six hours of charging to travel.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 25th May 2022

Local Vehicle Assemblers in Kenya eye 70pc sales jump on used trucks ban

Kenyan annual sales of domestically produced automobiles are predicted to climb by 70%. This is in response to the government's edict prohibiting the entry of secondhand trucks and buses. The importation of secondhand buses longer than seven metres has been prohibited, according to a statement issued by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). The prohibition goes into effect on July 1, 2022. Trucks having a capacity of 3.5 tonnes or more will.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 24th May 2022

Nairobi Expressway Is Now Open To The Public, Says Transport CS Macharia

Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia now says the much anticipated Nairobi Expressway is finally open for public use. Speaking on Saturday during the commissioning of the road ahead of the launch, CS Macharia said at least 11,000 thousand vehicles have so far been registered on the road, with about 7,000 having registered to use the electronic toll collection. The CS said Moja Expressway, the company tasked with managing the.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 14th May 2022

Kenya will stop the importation of used passenger mini-buses and large buses from July 1, the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)

KEBS managing director Bernard Njiraini said the move follows the implementation of new standards meant to boost safety on the roads as well as support local assemblers who produce over 5,000 units annually."All used passenger minibus, midibus and large bus, single articulated and bi-articulated and double-decker buses shall not be allowed for importation into the country from July 1," said Njiraini in a notice.The country has also banned.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 29th April 2022

Nissan intends to sell 400-500 automobiles in Tanzania

NISSAN Motors Tanzania expects to sell up to 500 cars in the Tanzanian market this year, as part of its commitment to assisting Tanzania's economic growth by offering flexible and all-terrain transportation requirements. According to Nissan Tanzania Sales and Marketing Manager Alfred Minja, the Covid-19pandemic had a significant impact on the automobile sector by disrupting worldwide production and sales. This year, we want to sell.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 26th April 2022

Egyptian firm to set up vehicle assembly in Kenya

Ghabbour Auto (GB Auto), Egypt's publicly traded auto dealer, intends to form a joint venture in Kenya to produce and market passenger automobiles. The declaration was made last week during a board meeting, according to a regulatory filing to the Egyptian Exchange (EGX). The corporation, which sells automobiles, buses, lorries, and motorbikes, said that its board of directors had approved participation in the foundation of a company in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 25th April 2022

12 EU, African associations sign MoU to help the African auto sector grow

A historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed by twelve automobile organisations to accelerate the growth of the African automotive sector. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed digitally between 12 Automotive Associations as part of the EU – Africa Business Forum 2022 with the goal of boosting the growth of the African Automotive Industry. While the automotive sector is critical to Africa's industrialization,.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 28th March 2022

Kenya's Stanbic Bank signed an import financing deal with two vehicle importers

MHH International Limited and World Navi Company Limited, two motor vehicle importers in Kenya, have formed an import finance cooperation with Stanbic Bank Kenya. With the signing of the agreement, consumers will get up to 80% financing from Stanbic Bank, with a 20% deposit paid to the importers and a payment period of up to four years. "Stanbic Bank intends to make it easier for our clients to get high-quality automobiles from foreign.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 28th March 2022

TANAPA signs deal with two firms to purchases vehicles worth 15bn

TANZANIA National Parks Authority (TANAPA) has agreed to acquire cars and machinery from Al Mansour Auto EA Tanzania Ltd and Hughes Agricultural Tanzania Ltd for more than 15 billion. The agreement was signed yesterday at TANAPA Headquarters in Arusha by the two enterprises and the TANAPA Conservation Commissioner, William Mwakilema, revealing that the two firms had won the tender to supply the authority with cars and equipment. "The.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 23rd February 2022

Startups are targeting Kenya as an African EV powerhouse

Many e-mobility businesses have set up shop in Kenya to try to get electric vehicles on Kenyan roads, potentially turning the country into a regional centre for EVs. Working to alter areas such as public transit, motorbikes, and taxis, the firms want to leverage on Kenya's position as a worldwide leader in renewable energy, widespread technology adoption, and the government's support for electric cars through favourable.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 23rd February 2022

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