Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa has unveiled their latest offering, the OF 1723 bus chassis. This product is geared to offer a reliable, durable and value for money alternative in the commuter bus segment.
Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO has unveiled SelecTrucks Zimbabwe. The new centre is located at the Harare Showgrounds.
Jean-Christophe Quémard, Executive Vice President, Africa-Middle East of Groupe PSA, has co-signed an agreement in Algiers with the Algerian project partners to create an Oran-based manufacturing company to build cars for the Algerian market.
[South Africa] Ford invests $220 million in production capacity expansion to sate growing demand for Ford Ranger
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa is investing $220 million to expand production capacity at its South African manufacturing operations in order to meet growing local and international demand for the trend-setting Ford Ranger.
Siemens and the German government in $26 million partnership to support occupational training in Egypt
To drive employment opportunities for Egyptian youth, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and Siemens have signed a strategic alliance agreement to support occupational training in Egypt.
Vivo Energy Ghana, the exclusive licensee of Shell branded products has launched onto the Ghanaian market, a new App for motorists with extensive features in the oil marketing industry.
[South Africa] Mercedes Benz Trucks to train 200 commercial vehicle drivers as part of October’s National Transport Month
The South African government declared October as National Transport Month in 2005 in order to raise awareness on the crucial role of transport in the economy.
Isuzu introduces new crew cab model to sate growing demand for light commercial vehicles in Sub Saharan Africa
Growing demand for light commercial vehicles has spurred Isuzu to expand its offering in Sub-Saharan Africa to include the KB 4x4 crew cab X-Rider model.
On the latest episode of ‘Marketplace Africa’, the programme examines Kenya’s luxury car market – one that is among the fastest growing on the continent and is now attracting top-end car manufacturers to the country.
The Islamic Development Bank and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding related to the cooperation in the education sector in Africa.
The experience of owning a Volkswagen vehicle has just been made easier with the launch of the My VW Customer App.
Pointer Telocation Ltd. a developer and operator of Fleet and Mobile Resource Management solutions, announced that it has concluded an agreement for the purchase of the activity of a South African company.
The new Kuga has arrived in South Africa, offering one of the most technologically-advanced, smart sport utility vehicles (SUVs) with five-star safety and improved fuel efficiency.
AGCO leads new project to determine sustainable business models for smallholders and farm service centres
The transformation of on-farm mechanization can make a major contribution to improving rural livelihoods by boosting productivity and growth in rural incomes.
Isuzu Motors South Africa has announced a number of key leadership appointments in support of the purchase of the Isuzu related assets from General Motors South Africa, effective January 2018 and subject to various regulatory approvals.
26 years ago, Esther Mahlangu, a South African Ndebele artist, was the first woman to create artwork on a BMW 525i Sedan turning it into a unique and colourful BMW Art Car.
Axel Peyriere is co-founder of the number one car classifieds websites in Africa, the AfricarGroup, which covers 22 countries and translated into 10 local dialects of the continent. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
Volkswagen Group South, the country’s leading passenger car manufacturer continues to grow market share, despite the tough economic climate and a declining new vehicle passenger car market.
Daimler Trucks & Buses comprising of Mercedes-Benz Trucks and Mercedes-Benz Vans, both subsidiaries of Mercedes-Benz South Africa have rewarded its most stellar commercial vehicles dealers for 2016 at a Dealer of the Year event.
In Egypt where many suffer under economic hardship, 35-year-old entrepreneur Ahmed Saeed al-Feki has been working hard to launch his own business building a mini-car in a country that relies heavily on imports of small automobiles.
Africar Group has recently developed its networks in Africa and now operates in 22 countries through its car classifieds websites.
In cooperation with El Sabaa Automotive, Nissan Motors Egypt opened an after-sale service centre in Al Shorouk City.
Vivo Energy, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Africa, and MESA, the exclusive licensee of MIDAS providing maintenance and car servicing in over 97 countries has announced a pan-African agreement to provide new services to their growing customer base.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul, has strengthened its strategic partnership with regional distributor Rolman World to advance its premium automotive parts in the Middle Eastern market.
The South African motor industry is holding up surprisingly well in a tough economic environment that is being exacerbated by political turmoil according to Dr Azar Jammine, Director and Chief Economist at Econometrix.
Having joined Subaru Southern Africa in 1994 as an accountant, 2 years after the brand was established in South Africa, Mr. Silva has enjoyed a long-standing career as well as widespread experience.
The Western Cape Government has received over 350 Volkswagen Polo Vivo Sedans. These vehicles will be used mainly for general purposes by Provincial Departments in the Western Cape, such as the Traffic, Transport and Public Works.
Springfield Agro Limited, in partnership with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the US $19 billion Mahindra Group have announced its collaboration with Katsina State Government, and launched the FarmTo-Folk initiative.
Nissan is optimistic about the future of automotive manufacturing in South Africa according to its South Africa's manufacturing director Joan Busquets .
Uber on Friday sealed pact with Germaine Auto Centre - a Nigerian based auto service and maintenance company - to provide maintenance services to its driver partners.
Chinese motor vehicle dealer Foton, East Africa's multi-million shilling Nairobi assembly plant, is set to be auctioned to repay debts.
Peugeot Citroen South Africa has appointed Francisco Gaie as the new Managing Director.
Senegal is counting on a new Dkar Bus Rapid Transit pilot project to reduce by half the average rush hour in-vehicle travel time by public transport.
Worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, AGCO has announced it intends to develop its Challenger farm machinery business in Africa.
High tech brand company involved in sale of tractors and harvesting machines Fendt has introduced to the South African market four tractors as it seeks to establish a toe hold in the African market.
Scania has established Ghana's first vocational training scheme for heavy vehicle service technicians. Scania and other industry partners will provide in-kind and personnel support with additional funding from the German Corporation for International Cooperation, GIZ.
[Algeria] NXP delivers electronic driver licenses and vehicle registration smart cards to tame fraud
NXP Semiconductors N.V has announced that its partner HB Technologies, the leader in Algeria for secure solutions based on smartcard designs, chose NXP’s SmartMX2 microcontroller for the country’s new secure electronic driver license and vehicle registration smartcards.
Japanese automobiles powerhouse Honda Motors is mulling opening an assembly plant in Burundi’s capital Bunjumbura in the medium term.
American Auto Parts LTD (AAPL), in partnership with TATA Motors Holdings Ghana, is to establish an Automobile Technical Institute to train artisans and mechanics in industrial best practices, in line with the Government’s efforts to transform local industries.
General Motors EA has inked an asset finance partnership with tier two lender Cooperative Bank which paves way for the bank’s MSME clients getting a 95 per cent financing on Isuzu vehicles.
Isuzu Motors and General Motors Co. have reached an agreement that Isuzu will invest in General Motors East Africa, GMEA. Isuzu is making this investment with the intention of expanding its commercial vehicle production and sales in Eastern Africa.
Leading global Motorparts manufacturer Federal-Mogul Corporation has stepped up its efforts to expand its reach in Kenya, with an eye on the East Africa market.