Despite depressed export markets in Europe many of the big car manufacturers are reporting export increases to the rest of Africa while Nissan decides to re-launch the Datsu.
More than half of the new vehicles sold in Kenya are now assembled locally, driven by dealersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ bid to lower their tax bill and offer competitive pricing.
Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics shows that 5,456 vehicles were assembled in Kenya in the ten months to October 2012, representing 52.3 per cent of the 10,422 new vehicles sold in the same period.
KenyaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s leading transport sacco, 2NK is set to adopt a new Fleet Management System in a bid to gain more control of its 550 vehicles.
The sacco which pioneered parcel delivery by matatu vehicles is set to launch the new system in January 2013.
After what has been months of admiring the construction of the delightful new behemoth which has been springing up along NairobiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Mombasa Road, Toyota Kenya yesterday launched their brand new state-of-the-art showroom at the automobile firmÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s headquarters opposite the Nyayo National Stadium.