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Renault sets up car factory in Algeria

 French automobile manufacturer Renault has announced the construction of a car factory in Algeria. Renault would build the factory at Rouiba – a district on the outskirts of the capital  Read More..

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Ford to build Rangers in Nigeria as it eyes West Africa

LAGOS (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. said it plans to assemble its Ford Ranger pickup truck in Nigeria by the fourth quarter, as it expands in Africa and the Middle East.   The Nigerian assembly  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001


Uganda Pledges to Make Thousands of Hybrid Cars

 By 2018, Uganda’s planned automotive industry will be making 7,000 hybrid cars a year, says Paul Isaac Musasizi, acting CEO of the state-run Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC). The petrol  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001


Nigeria's auto plans can help us, says Nissan SA

Nigeria will have its own motor industry whether SA likes it or not, says Nissan SA MD Mike Whitfield. Failure by SA to support it will simply open the door for other countries to benefit from the  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001


VW resumes car output in Nigeria to tap growth in Africa

FRANKFURT (Bloomberg) -- Volkswagen Group has resumed building vehicles in Nigeria for the first time in 25 years in a bid to foster sales growth in Africa. Assembly began Tuesday in Lagos of models  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001


Midas changes name to Aftermarket Solutions

The Midas Group has changed its name to Africa Automotive Aftermarket Solutions (AAAS). It will commonly be referred to as Aftermarket Solutions. The Imperial Holdings Limited-owned entity unveiled  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001


Ford looks to build factories in fast-growing African markets

DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- Ford Motor Co. plans to expand its manufacturing plants in Africa, where the automaker is introducing models such as the Mustang and forecasts industrywide sales will grow 40  Read More..

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Motor firm signs Sh30m deal with Auto Xpress

General Motors East Africa (GMEA) Ltd has signed a partnership with Auto Xpress to expand its after sales service network. Through the union, Isuzu and Chevrolet customers will now access after sales  Read More..

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Mixed outlook for SA retail, says research from Oxford Business Group

South Africa's retail sector has seen mixed fortunes in recent months with a slowdown in vehicle sales, but more encouraging news in luxury goods. New passenger vehicle sales, which constitute just  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001


First Car Rental supports Platbos Forest

First Car Rental has pledged its support of the Platbos Forest Reserve Organisation in an effort to ensure the long-term survival and restoration of Africa's southernmost indigenous forest located  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001


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