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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.