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CMC Motors unveils new Ford models in Kenya

CMC Motors Group has launched six 2016 Ford models into Kenya’s automotive market. Sunday, the firm unveiled the Ford Everest, Ford Fusion, Ford Figo, Ford Ranger, Ford Kuga and Ford Transit  Read More..


African auto parts market 'to be worth $15.3bn by 2020'

Demand in Africa for auto parts and accessories is growing 11% year-on-year and will be worth $15.3 billion by 2020, according to a new report. The double-digit demand for parts in the continent  Read More..


Pricol eyes Africa to ride two-wheeler wave

New plant in Nigeria likely by 2020 as part of global strategy Mention Africa to Vikram Mohan and his eyes light up. “I would not be surprised if I set up a facility in Nigeria even before  Read More..


Ashok Leyland to set-up regional base in Africa for vehicle assembly

Ashok Leyland is planning to set up centres in Africa to aid its production process in the region. The company believes that having local assembly points would help to strengthen its market presence  Read More..


Mahindra to export Blazo to Africa

Some time ago, Mahindra had released a new platform of Blazo heavy duty trucks, to the strong approval of the Indian market. The company is now planning to capitalise on the conducive atmosphere by  Read More..


EAC commissions study on auto industry

The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat has been tasked by the Summit to speed up work on a comprehensive study on the bloc’s automotive industry, a development which will, among others,  Read More..


Local govt training authorities commit to raising auto manufacturing standards

The Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Merseta) and the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), have committed to raising standards across the  Read More..


Sumitomo ploughs US$55m in South Africa plant

Sumitomo is investing around US$55m in its South African plant for truck and bus tyres. "In recent years, demand for tyres in African markets has been steadily increasing in tandem with rapid  Read More..


Africa will get connected cars - Ford CEO

The connected and autonomous features launched in new cars will arrive on this continent before long, Ford CEO Mark Fields tells Arthur Goldstuck. As the world moves to more connected cars, Africa  Read More..


Volvo Cars to launch a car without a key

For decades, drivers have been accustomed to accessing and driving cars with physical keys. But no longer. Volvo Cars plans to become the world's first car manufacturer to offer cars without keys  Read More..


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