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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

Incentives to attract investment in Kenya's automotive industry

 Kenya's removal of excise duty on locally assembled cars will boost the industry, but the government must make power supplies cheaper and address other concerns to draw more investment, the automobile industry association chief said on Thursday.   With little growth in mature markets, automakers are looking to tap into emerging African markets, but there is plenty of competition on the continent for where they might.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 3rd October 2016

Kenya: Toyota Targets More Kenya Contracts After Signing Deal

 Japanese conglomerate Toyota Tsusho Corporation is eyeing more big-ticket contracts in Kenya after signing a support deal with the government.   The Nagoya-based company, a unit of the Toyota Motor Corporation, says it is ready to undertake several projects in diverse sectors of the economy including mining and power generation.   This will significantly expand its business in Kenya from the mainstay motor dealership which it.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 3rd October 2016

Maruti Suzuki India clocks 15 lakh vehicle exports

 Passenger vehicles market leader Maruti Suzuki India has clocked cumulative exports of 15 lakh (1.5 million) vehicles. These vehicles have been exported to over 100 countries including Europe, Latin America and Africa, the company said in a statement. Early this year, the company's premium hatchback Baleno, manufactured exclusively in India, became the first car to be exported from India to Japan.   The company started exports to.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 1st October 2016

Davies urges Tesla to invest in South Africa

 Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies, who is attending Monday’s Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) forum in Washington DC, made the most of an opportunity at a business breakfast on Sunday to encourage an investment by South African-born entrepreneur Elon Musk in the country of his birth. The DTI said Davies, who was meeting with investors at the breakfast, had urged Musk’s company, Tesla, to work with his.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 29th September 2016

Nissan Now Offering Wheelchair Friendly Vehicles In South Africa

 Japanese carmaker Nissan has become the first manufacturer in South Africa to offer wheelchair friendly vehicles to taxi fleets. This move comes in order to meet safe and reliable means of transport for differently abled people. Nissan has used the NV350 Impendulo, converting the vehicle to a spacious carrier. The vehicle has hydraulic lifts, rear facing seats, and aluminium flooring, which grip wheelchairs better. Converted Impendulos are.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 26th September 2016

Ethiopia: Ministry Says Govt Committed to Develop Automotive Industry

 The Ministry of Industry said that though the metal and engineering industry is at infant stage, it is playing crucial role in building the country's economy and advancing the technological capability of the nation.   Speaking at the signing of automotive assembly partnership agreement between the local Belay Ab Motors Plc. and the Korean Car Manufacturing Company KIA Motors Corporation yesterday, State Minister Dr. Alemu Sime said.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 24th September 2016

Car & General inks distribution deal with Dutch engine maker

 Auto maker Car & General (C&G) is set enter a joint distributorship venture with Netherlands-based Cummins BV whose diesel engines and generators it has been selling alone in the region for years.   The partnership will consolidate the sales, service and support of Cummins products in East Africa, the Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed firm said in a statement.   The products include diesel engines, turbochargers,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 23rd September 2016



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