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Indian trade to grow in Africa

A report out this week suggests India will quadruple revenues from Africa by 2025. With weak demand for Indian goods in traditional markets such as Europe and the US, Africa is  Read More..


S. Africa seeks tie-ups with Indian auto companies

South Africa is pitching its burgeoning auto-component manufacturing industry to Indian automakers for partnerships. Accompanied by a delegation of 27 companies, Elizabeth Thabethe, the  Read More..


Renault Shifts Production to North Africa

Renault, the French automobile giant well-known for its multi-million dollar partnership with Nissan, has begun to move much of its operation not just out of France, but out of Europe  Read More..


Al-Futtaim Acquires Major Shares In Kenyan Automobile Business

Dubai’s Al-Futtaim Group now holds majority shares in Kenyan automobile retailer, CMC Holdings Limited after 91 percent shareholders accepted its 7.6 billion shilling ($87.91 million) offer for  Read More..


Scania starts operations in East Africa

Scania has now started operations in East Africa with a centre in Nairobi, Kenya. In Kenya, an independent distributor has previously represented Scania.   “This is a long term  Read More..


Nigeria to welcome back foreign car plants

Over 10 automobile companies have shown interest in setting up car assembly plants in Nigeria since the African country introduced a new auto industry policy, Nigeria’s National Automotive  Read More..


German automotive firm eyes East Africa market

German automotive firm Bosch on Thursday announced it has entered the East African market. The firm’s MD of Southern Africa Steffen Hoffman told journalists in Nairobi that it will invest  Read More..


Daimler India begins exports of FUSO trucks to Tanzania

Initial targets lie at around 1,000 trucks this year for exports alone. With this move, the combined target of MFTBC and DICV is to double annual sales to 290,000 units by 2020. The first two  Read More..


17th Auto expo Africa 2014 to be held in Nairobi

The three-day automobile extravaganza – AUTO EXPO AFRICA – KENYA 2014 – which is being organized jointly by Expo group and Expo link Exhibitions & Publications Limited (Kenya)  Read More..


Expo for car lovers set for April

Car lovers will throng Kenyatta International Conference Centre in April for East Africa’s biggest motor vehicles exhibition. The Autoexpo Africa 2014 to be held from April 27 to April 29  Read More..


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