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Nissan's Latest Auto-Manufacturer to Target Market in Kenya

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. will soon begin assembly-operations in Kenya. This comes as a major boost the local administration which aims to make the country, East Africa’s hub for auto-manufacturing activities. A goal that remains very realistic due to Kenya’s strategic location in the regions and the dependence of neighboring nations on its economy. The Japanese giants are only the newest name in a long list of international auto-giants.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Volkswagen Set to Begin Assembly Operations in Rwanda this May

German-based automotives giants Volkswagen AG announced that the company will soon begin assembling activities at their newest plant in Rwanda in May. The vehicles assembled at this plant will be put up for sale locally and will also be used for Volkswagen’s very own new ride-sharing service. An estimated amount of $20 million is said to have been spent on this new facility in Rwanda. This facility is only a small piece of the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Michelin's New Joint Venture Targets Kenyan Market

Michelin Tyres have partnered with CFAO, a renowned distributor of industrial products to further their interests in Africa. This joint venture will oversee the import and distribution of high-quality tyres in Kenya and Uganda. Michelin holds a 49 percent share in the new company with the remaining 51 percent in the possession of CFAO, while administration of the entity will be divided equally.    The company will now begin.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Foton Turn to Automotive Market in Kenya with Sh257.2 Million Investment

Car manufacturers Foton have chosen to set-aside around $2.5 million (Sh257.25 million) to reestablish their position and regain their share of the market in East African, with Kenya as its main priority due to the rapid development of its automobile sector.   “We have coordinated with our dealer and partner in Mombasa with the total investment amount of up to $2 million and are launching a local manufacturing plant for a total.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Flying taxis coming soon to Nairobi.

The McFly.aero blockchain project is starting the set up of transportation for air taxis service in 23 cities in 13 countries. Nairobi has been recognized as one of the launch cities for this ambitious flying cars project.  This is going to be a 2 part business project, the first part being a technological consortium of 12 companies that are currently developing the fundamentals of the city air taxis, , across the flying cars. This is.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 9th March 2018

Kenya is capable of driving the Safari Rally back onto the WRC, Todt

Todt was received by Kenya Motorsports Federation (KMSF) President Phineas Kimathi upon his arrival on Monday for the 2 days visit. Kenya is competent of driving the Safari Rally back onto the World Rally Championship, says International Automobile Federation (FIA) President, Jean Todt. He further added organizers in Kenya should meet all the guidelines as provided by the FIA. “I am your friend but you must deliver. I would want a good.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 1st March 2018

Volkswagen in Kenya to Double Production

 German automaker Volkswagen is hoping to double production and also to present another model in Kenya. VW’s South Africa chief Thomas Schaefer told President Uhuru Kenyatta at a meeting that “the firm was exploring producing a second model in Kenya, possibly a hatchback – small SUV – while doubling production of the VW Polo Vivo to at least 300 vehicles,”    Developing the automotive industry is.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 16th January 2018

Double Decker Buses Come to Ethiopia

 Ethiopia will have Double-Decker buses to be used for public transport for the first time. The 50 buses which were ordered by the Addis Ababa City Administration will have 80 seated passengers and up to 60 standing. They are assembled in Bishoftu by the Metals and Engineering Corporation (MeTEC). The buses are three meters high and eight meters long.   The design of the high capacity buses, which promise opportunities for local.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 4th December 2017

Uber in Kenya along with AAK to promote safe driving

 Uber has proposed a series of Safety information sessions for partner drivers across Middle-East and Africa, partnering with Road Safety experts and Police representatives, to plan and offer Safety tips for drivers and also give them an opportunity to talk about personal and road safety challenges with topic specialists. Uber in Kenya, collaborating with Automotive Association of Kenya (AAK) has proposed a series of 30 Driver’s.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 4th December 2017

Mobius Motors to launch a new Robust SUV in the African market

The Kenyan car manufacturer, Mobius Motors, is looking to present an affordable but powerful and classy SUV for the African market. The Mobius II is set to be on the road by next year. Orders are being accepted by the company. This model is aiming to be an upgrade of the inaugural car released in 2014.   Will it pave the way for a new homegrown car industry?   Mobius Motors was founded in 2009 by British entrepreneur Joel.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 20th November 2017

New Distribution Deal Signed Between Subaru and Kingsway

 This new agreement will provide genuine parts and services to all things Subaru at all outlets of Kingsway Tyres Services Centres in the major cities of Nairobi, Mombasa, Thika and Kericho.   The agreement will see Kingsway Tyres Service Centres sell and stock original Subaru parts and provide warranties as per Subaru’s Global terms and conditions. Kingsway will also be expected to provide vehicle servicing on behalf of Subaru.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 6th October 2017

Kenya Remains Uber's Second Largest Market in Africa

 There are 363,000 active Uber users in Kenya according to the newest statistics released by the company to mark its fourth year on the African continent.   South Africa is supposedly, Uber’s main market in Africa with an estimated 969,000 active users, while Kenya remains a distant second.   The data also revealed that there are 5,000 drivers in Kenya and 12,000 in South Africa, currently on Uber’s.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 4th October 2017



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