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April 2017 - Global News

Volkswagen in Talks About Starting Vehicle Production in Rwanda

Volkswagen South Africa is in talks with Rwanda to open a joint-venture assembly plant with the Rwandan government in the country. VW could start vehicle assembly in Rwanda by the end of 2017.

Tags: Volkswagen, Kenya, Joint Venture, Global, Rwanda

February 2017 - Feature

Market Snapshot: Fleet Market Conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa

South Africa is largest market of commercial vehicles in Africa. The corporate fleet market in South Africa is estimated at 1.2 million vehicles. New vehicle sales in the next two largest markets -- Nigeria and Kenya -- have collapsed due to sluggish economies and depressed prices for commodities.

Tags: Kenya, Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa, Global

June 2016 - Global News

Kia Invests in Mechanic Training in Ethiopia, Kenya

Each site will employ residents from the local community and enable trainee mechanics to work toward national qualifications in their countries and feed into a new internship program at Kia's Kenyan distributor operation.

Tags: Technician Training, Kia, Kenya, Ethiopia

May 2016 - Global News

Uber Kenya Partners on Affordable Vehicle Program

Uber Kenya and Sidian Bank have announced that they have partnered to launch an Uber Vehicle Solutions Programme that will give driver-partners and business investors convenient and affordable access to the quality vehicles.

Tags: Vehicle Financing, Kenya, Uber

May 2016 - Global News

Kenyan Construction Boom Fuels GM Truck Growth

A construction boom in Kenya has fueled a rise in commercial truck sales for General Motors, which is investing $7.9 million in 2016 to upgrade its assembly plant in Nairobi and more than double output.

Tags: Commercial Trucks, Kenya, General Motors, East Africa

March 2016 - Global News

Uber Launches in Kenya and Nigeria

Uber has launched its service in the countries of Kenya and Nigeria, joining the list of smart hubs popping up throughout Africa.

Tags: Kenya, Nigeria, Uber, Ride Hailing

March 2016 - Global News

FUSO Production Commences in Africa

Daimler Trucks Asia and its Kenyan partners Simba Colt and Associated Vehicles Assemblers (AVA) have started production of the new FUSO range at the AVA assembly plant in Mombasa, Kenya.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Kenya, Vehicle Production

October 2015 - Global News

DHL Express Certified as a Top Employer in Africa

DHL Express was certified as a Top Employer in 12 African markets at the Top Employer 2016 ceremony in Johannesburg in early October.

Tags: South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Africa, DHL Express

September 2015 - Global News

Kenyan Taxi Company and Online Booking Firm Ink Deal

The national taxi service company, KENATCO has signed a partnership with online booking company Jovago that will see both collaborate to bolster convenience for anyone travelling in Kenya.

Tags: Partnership, Kenya, Taxi Fleets

May 2015 - Global News

Tata Prima Makes Kenyan Debut

Indian automobile manufacturer Tata Motors has launched six new next-generation Prima heavy commercial vehicles in Kenya with partner Tata Africa Holding Kenya.

Tags: India, Kenya, Tata Prima

May 2014 - Global News

Mobius Motors to Introduce Rugged Vehicle in Kenya

Mobius Motors is preparing to launch its first production vehicle in Kenya known as the Mobius II, a vehicle designed for the rugged roads of Africa.

Tags: Kenya, Off-Road Vehicles

April 2014 - Global News

Nairobi Traffic Clogs Costs $570K Per Day

Nairobi is the world's fourth-most congested city, according to IBM's Commuter Pain survy in 2011. This congestion is costing the city both in terms of road accidents and productivity. It's estimated that the city loses about $578,000 per day because of its congestion.

Tags: Traffic Congestion, Kenya, Africa, Matatus

March 2014 - Global News

Kenyan Agency Boosts Refuse Fleet in Nairobi

The county government agency in Nairobi, Kenya, added 11 refuse trucks to bolster garbage collection and plans to acquire another 39 trucks.

Tags: Kenya, Refuse Fleets

March 2014 - Global News

Scania Starts Operations in East Africa

Scania has begun operations in East Africa with a center in Nairobi, Kenya. An independent distributor had previously represented Scania in that country.

Tags: Driver Safety, Driver Training, Kenya, Scania

December 2013 - Global News

Mitsubishi Kenya Office to Open in January

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that it will establish an office in Nairobi, Republic of Kenya in January 2014.

Tags: Mitsubishi, Kenya

December 2013 - Global News

Nairobi-Based UN Agency Partners with TomTom

Nairobi, Kenya-based UN-Habitat, the lead United Nations agency for housing and urban development, is partnering with TomTom to ease urban congestion worldwide.

Tags: TomTom, Kenya

November 2013 - Global News

Customer Logistics Facility Opens in Kenya

DB Schenker Logistics has opened a new multi-customer facility in Kenya. Customers from industrial, electronics, healthcare, and consumer industries will benefit from the high-quality services DB Schenker is offering, according to the company.

Tags: Kenya, DB Schenker Logistics

July 2013 - Global News

Mombasa, Kenya, Police Unveil State-of-the-Art Police Vehicles

The Mombasa county government recently unveiled a fleet of state-of-the-art police vehicles meant to boost security in the county.

Tags: Toyota, Kenya

July 2013 - Global News

The Kenya Transporters Association Opens its Doors to the Private Sector

The Kenya Transporters Association (KTA) recently opened its Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) Driver Development Institute to Total Kenya and Bamburi Cement (Lafarge). Both are major users of East African transport corridors.

Tags: Kenya, Kenya Transporters Association

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