Volkswagen to Assemble Cars and Run Ride-Sharing Service in Rwanda

Germany’s Volkswagen will be helping Rwandans access and afford new cars by building an assembly plant in Rwanda and going extra mile to create a cab sharing service to empower Rwandans and help sustain the demand for the assembly plant. Thomas Schaefer, chief executive of Volkswagen Group South Africa, said they were trying to wean… Read More Volkswagen to Assemble Cars and Run Ride-Sharing Service in Rwanda

Despite the Lack of Support these Nigerians Managed to Build their Own Machines

Despite their lack of material, training and money, these determined  Nigerians have managed to build their own machines. These machines were all made in Nigeria by Nigerians without government support. In any society, there’s always a subset of individuals with an interest in tinkering, fabricating, mimicking, inventing. At the very fundamental level, what drives them is… Read More Despite the Lack of Support these Nigerians Managed to Build their Own Machines

Nigerian University Students Make Mini Bus From Local Materials

The time for Nigeria to look inwards is now. We have all the resources, both human and material, to be great. To ensure that Nigeria is counted among automobile manufacturers in the world, an industrialist, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, chairman of Innoson Group of Companies, took a bold step by investing in the Automobile sector. The… Read More Nigerian University Students Make Mini Bus From Local Materials

“Made in Ghana” and “Assembled in Ethiopia” Cars

“Made in Ghana” Cars Winning the Trust of Ghanaians     “The biggest challenge is people believing (and) having faith in the car,” says Kwadwo Safo Jr, CEO of Kantanka Group — the nation’s first manufacturers. “People think the doors will come off or the tires will blow off or something. To prove the Kantanka… Read More “Made in Ghana” and “Assembled in Ethiopia” Cars

Nigeria’s Innoson Motors Starts Making Fighter Jet Parts for the Nigerian Air Force

The grinding conflict between the Nigerian state and Boko Haram insurgents has exacted a devastating human and economic toll over the past six years. But for Nigeria’s first car manufacturer, the crisis may represent an opportunity. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) recently announced a partnership deal with innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM), which will see the company supply… Read More Nigeria’s Innoson Motors Starts Making Fighter Jet Parts for the Nigerian Air Force