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.
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.