April 2017 - Global News
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
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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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
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 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 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
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
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 Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that it will establish an office in Nairobi, Republic of Kenya in January 2014.
Tags: Mitsubishi, Kenya
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
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
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
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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