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BasiGo will begin EV assembly in Kenya following a $6.6M investment

BasiGo will begin building electric buses in Kenya next month, ramping up its production of public transportation vehicles (PSVs) in order to deliver 100 units by the end of next year. After completing a six-month trial programme in Nairobi, Kenya, the business expects to deliver 15 of the 100 buses, which will be built using parts from China's EV manufacturer BYD Automotive, in January of next year. It also intends to extend its charging.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 25th November 2022

Ethiopia's Addis Ababa signed a deal with Yutong for 110 buses

Yutong and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, have inked a contract for the purchase of 110 municipal buses. Together with our Ethiopian partners, we work to improve Ethiopia's public transportation system and give locals a better travelling experience. Yutong will keep striving for excellent quality and services while advancing toward a brighter future. The city administration of Addis Ababa has inked two agreements with Chinese businesses to simplify.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 25th November 2022

Electric bus debuts in Nairobi to promote clean energy

In a city where smog-belching minivans are much more common, a Nairobi-based green mobility business revealed an electric bus that its creators believe will promote ecologically responsible travel. Although it is the capital of the economic superpower of East Africa, the city of roughly five million people lacks a state-run transportation system, and the colourful bus drove out into the dreaded morning gridlock. Despite the government.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th October 2022

Kenya: KAM and AAAM Partner to Promote Automotive Industry Growth

Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has joined with the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) to advance the automotive industry's sustainable development and expansion in Kenya. The partners stated that the aim will be met through growing output, increasing trade, and boosting Kenya's automotive industry's worldwide competitiveness. AAAM CEO Dave Coffey expected that a progressive strategy will improve Kenya's.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 26th October 2022

Four more Kenyan towns are now served by Uber

Eldoret, Nakuru, Naivasha, and Kisumu are the four new cities in Kenya where Uber has announced its expansion. Now accessible in 8 East African cities, the expansion strengthens Uber's position there. Since the company's 2013 start, it claims to have performed 1 billion trips in Africa. The business also unveiled new features, updates, and solutions geared toward delivery, travel, and safety in Kenya. With the introduction of.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 30th September 2022

Jumia Kenya will launch an electric vehicle for delivery services in Kenya

Jumia Kenya has announced that it would soon start using electric e-Vans for deliveries done in Kenya. The electric e-Vans are a new addition to the delivery fleet that already comprises boda bodas, trucks, and vans for delivering items, food, and beverages to consumers. Jumia will purchase its electric e-Vans from Biliti Electric, a California-based developer of EV solutions. After finishing the pilot project, the two businesses.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 30th September 2022

By September, Kenya Power will establish electric vehicle charging stations

As the transition to clean transportation gains traction, Kenya Power will begin building electric charging stations for households, businesses, and the general public nationwide as of next month. In order to pilot the charging stations, the State-owned power utility is looking for a company to create an e-mobility network infrastructure system (ENIS) in Nairobi and Nakuru.Due to the requirement for electrical supplies for motorists, Kenya, like.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 1st September 2022

The first electric bus ever created and developed in Africa is unveiled by Opibus

The first all electric bus in Kenya and the first electric bus ever with an African design have just been launched by Opibus. By the end of 2023, the business hopes to offer an electric bus that was created and built locally and that can be mass-produced for the entire African continent. The deployment of products designed for the local use case is a step in achieving Opibus's objective of electrifying Africa's public transportation system..... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 24th August 2022

Kenya to establish an automotive council to promote local auto assembly

According to President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Kenyan government will establish a national automotive council to support the execution of an automotive strategy aimed at increasing local car assembly. Kenyatta said while introducing the locally built Euro 4 Mitsubishi L200 truck in Nairobi. The Head of State urged industry players to continue collaborating with the government to guarantee that the automotive sector is revitalised and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 28th July 2022

Toyota Tanzania sign a deal with Afroil to supply Lubricants

Toyota Tanzania Limited has inked a three-year agreement with oil marketing business AFROIL to distribute its new lubricant, Toyota Genuine Motor Oil (TGMO). According to Anam Mwemutsi, Lubricant Manager of Toyota Tanzania, the TGMO was introduced in Tanzania in response to market input on improving the company's products' effectiveness. "Most Tanzanians use Toyota automobiles, but they use other lubricants; based on market input on.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 28th July 2022

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



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