All posts by Staff Report

  • car sales nigeria
    Exporting automobiles to Africa: Incentives & Challenges

    Formed in 2015, the Africa Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) works specifically to promote and facilitate the growth of the African automotive industry. Formed by executives from the world’s biggest car manufacturers, the African Association of Automotive...

    • Posted December 31, 2017
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    Ghana university launches solar powered 4×4

    A vehicle that is powered by the sun, that is the latest invention by students of Ghana’s Premier engineering university, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) located in the resource rich Ashanti region. The...

    • Posted November 23, 2017
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  • Asimco africa
    A-MAP launches promotional campaign in Ethiopia to promote ASIMCO auto parts

    In an effort to further increase the popularity and reach of ASIMCO auto parts in Ethiopia, Al Muqarram Auto Parts (A-MAP) has launched aggressive promotional campaign in Ethiopia. An extensive advertising and marketing campaign to promote ASIMCO...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Eveready Batteries UAE A-MAP
    Eveready Batteries: A-MAP Gains Distribution Rights in UAE

    Al Muqarram Auto Parts (A-MAP) has expanded its product range by obtaining the distribution rights of Eveready Batteries in the UAE. Eveready batteries are made to the highest quality standards in the Johnson Controls factory in Europe....

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • morocco auto parts industry
    Morocco Automotive Industry Growing Fast

    Before the end of next year, Morocco officials hope to announce the name of a third global automaker to build an assembly plant there. The unnamed manufacturer would launch production in the North African kingdom in 2021...

    • Posted September 1, 2017
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  • The Market for Auto Parts in Ghana

    The market for auto parts in Ghana presents numerous opportunities. First and foremost, Ghana’s manufacturing industry has always been receiving good support from the local government. The encouragement and support of the Ghana government has enabled the...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • india auto parts
    The Auto Parts Industry in India

    India is today known for being a reliable producer of high-value precision instruments for almost all major global automotive companies. India has strongly emerged as one of the most preferred destinations for manufacturing high quality auto components....

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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  • Lubricants Africa
    Tanzania Announces Tough Measures Against Import of Sub-Standard Lubricants

    Tanzania is adopting tough measures to check the the inflow of substandard lubricants into the country, This was announced in the backdrop of the announcement by the Government Chemist Laboratory Agency (GCLA) that over 50 per cent...

    • Posted April 22, 2017
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  • Mineral Circles
    Mineral Circles Bearings Rebrands MCB brand. Introduces New Product Lines

    Mineral Circles Bearings formally announces today its participation at Automechanika Dubai from the 7th-9th of May 2017 to showcase the new face of the MCB brand as well as NTN-SNR’s HEAVY DUTY EP3 High Load grease, and...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Sales of new cars in South Africa on decline

    Sales of new cars in South Africa has been on the decline due to low business confidence and the expected increase in taxes in this years’ budget that is likely to further erode real purchasing power. The...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • The future of Africa in 6 charts

    The last large source of arable land, minerals and fossil fuels, Africa may also be the continent that is the least-equipped to manage and protect its resources sustainably. If pursued with nature’s value in mind, Africa’s growth...

    • Posted March 11, 2017
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  • So Many People, So Little Land

    As drought and famine threaten millions of lives in the horn of Africa, global food security — or rather insecurity — is at the forefront of development discourse. What’s more, Harvard University demographers forecast last week that...

    • Posted March 11, 2017
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  • Zafco Trading

    Dubai-based Zafco Trading has been a leading supplier of automobile tyres and batteries. Dealing in various brands and qualities of tyres and batteries for all types of vehicles. Zafco Trading has built an enviable reputation in the...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • tyres market africa
    Tyre Market in Africa: Changing Dynamics

    Africa is predominantly a price-sensitive market and consumers in the tyre market of Africa prefer imported low-priced Chinese tyres rather than the expensive European and American brands. Not surprising then that China has emerged as a leading exporter...

    • Posted November 17, 2016
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  • Nigeria auto cars
    Nigeria Auto Market Could Be the Biggest in Africa by 2050

    Nigeria can become a leading automotive hub in Africa by 2050 with an increase in local production and an expansion in new car markets. Currently, the Nigeria auto market has been saturated by imported used cars (Tokunbos)...

    • Posted November 12, 2016
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