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Autoexpo Kenya showcasing automotive equipment from around the world

 "The 23rd AUTOEXPO KENYA 2022" comes back to Nairobi this week opening with the widest range of products, equipment and machinery for the automotive spareparts and accessories sector.  Read More..

Posted on : 19 May,2022


Hyundai dealer to assemble cars in Kenya

Caetano, the local franchise holder for Hyundai and Renault automobiles, intends to begin assembling the vehicles in the nation in May, becoming the most recent dealer to take advantage of tax breaks  Read More..

Posted on : 03 May,2022


Kenya Govt plans to exempt locally assembled cars from VAT and excise taxes

The government plans to exclude locally produced passenger vehicles from VAT and excise taxes, lowering car prices by hundreds of thousands of shillings.   The automobiles will be free from  Read More..

Posted on : 03 May,2022


Kenya will stop the importation of used passenger mini-buses and large buses from July 1, the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)

 KEBS managing director Bernard Njiraini said the move follows the implementation of new standards meant to boost safety on the roads as well as support local assemblers who produce over 5,000  Read More..

Posted on : 21 May,2022


Kenyan electric vehicle start-up BasiGo raises Sh488m for local assembly

Nairobi-based electric car start-up BasiGo has secured Sh488.6 million ($4.3 million) in a second round of investment to help it develop its sustainable transportation company.   The funding  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Mar,2022


China truck manufacturer Sinotruk Eyes Assembly Plant in Tanzania

Sinotruk International, a heavy trucking company based in China, intends to build a vehicle assembly factory in Tanzania to help the country's auto sector flourish.   Mr Li zhongyuan, Country  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Mar,2022


Rwanda is turning to electric motorcycles to reduce pollutants

Rwanda Electric Motors Ltd has so far converted roughly 80 motorcycle taxis—the most prevalent mode of public transportation in Kigali—and manufactured another 200 brand-new electric  Read More..

Posted on : 28 Feb,2022


Green Tech Ethiopia enters the Ethiopian electric vehicle market

Green Tech Ethiopia, a private firm in Ethiopia, today presented six kinds of imported rechargeable electric automobiles to the Ethiopian market, with a short-term objective of importing 5,000  Read More..

Posted on : 28 Feb,2022


Kenya Govt Starts Mass Buying of Electric Buses for BRT Project

 The Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA) has began the process of procuring electric and fuel buses for the Nairobi Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system.   NaMATA requested  Read More..

Posted on : 02 Feb,2022


Chinese firm sets up an electric vehicle assembly plant in Rwanda

Tailing Electric Vehicle, a Chinese corporation, has opened a motorbike and tricycle assembly facility in Rwanda in an effort to reduce global emissions and develop a green economy.   The  Read More..

Posted on : 02 Feb,2022


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