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Want to become a winning auto company in Africa? Here's how

Almost four years after Nissan ventured into auto assembly in Nigeria, it fills me with pride when I comment on our success as an auto company operating in Africa...

By Mike Whitfield 20 Apr 2017

New mobile payment system for fuel in Namibia

Bank Windhoek has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia...

18 Apr 2017

Top African cities for Fortune 500 business HQ

Casablanca and Nairobi rank as leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters in Africa...

18 Apr 2017

Watchdogs allege Shell knew about Nigeria oil kickbacks

LAGOS, Nigeria: Corruption watchdogs alleged on Monday that Shell executives knew that money earmarked for a controversial oil deal was being used to bribe senior Nigerian officials, a claim rebuffed by the petroleum giant...

12 Apr 2017

Kingsley Holgate's Defender goes on auction

Kingsley Holgate's last Land Rover Defender, nicknamed Ndhlovokazi (the great she-elephant), is going on auction this week...

3 Apr 2017

New all-terrain adventure tyre

Goodyear has introduced the Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure tyre to meet the demands of the increased number of SUV/4x4 drivers wanting to enjoy both off-road and on-road driving...

3 Apr 2017

New MD for Ford sub-Saharan Africa region

Casper Kruger has been appointed as managing director of Ford Motor Company's sub-Saharan Africa region, effective 1 April 2017...

30 Mar 2017

New professional driver service launches in Nigeria

Drivers NG recently launched in Nigeria to make the job of selecting and hiring professional drivers easier for individuals and businesses in the country...

27 Mar 2017

Two very different responses to Uber - Kenya and South Africa

Entry of the ride-sharing service, Uber, into passenger transport markets across the world has brought disruptive competition with substantial benefits...

By Thando Vilakazi and Shingie Chisoro Dube 27 Mar 2017

VW to extend footprint

Volkswagen Group South Africa is making inroads into its ambitious regionalisation strategy through the establishment of its new sub-Saharan region...

8 Mar 2017

Rwanda abandons US$35m biodiesel pilot project

According to a recent article by Johnson Kanamugire on The East African, the Rwandan government is abandoning a US$35m biodiesel pilot project...

13 Feb 2017

Kenya's Mondo Ride launches motorcycle service

Online taxi hailing app Mondo Ride has launched a service that allows its customers to request for motorcycles...

By Doreen Wainainah 5 Dec 2016

Africa wants to place itself on the automotive roadmap

Africa is keeping investors on their toes with forecasts far from being true to their word. The inherent volatility and instability of African markets...

By Ryan Bax 1 Dec 2016

UD Trucks aims for business growth in Southern and Eastern Africa

UD Trucks has expressed interest in expanding and growing its business within Southern and Eastern Africa...

30 Nov 2016

Volkswagen to build car assembly plant in Algeria

Volkswagen on Sunday signed a deal with its Algerian sales partner Sovac for the construction of a vehicle assembly plant in the North African country...

29 Nov 2016

Biometric wearables poised to transform driving experience

According to a report by Frost & Sullivan's Intelligent Mobility team, advancements in biometrics will radically transform the driving experience...

16 Nov 2016

AutoXpress and Engen launch service offering in Rwanda

Engen Petroleum has announced its collaboration with AutoXpress in Rwanda to test customer response to a new mini vehicle services offering...

14 Nov 2016

Logistics the lifeblood of trade in Africa

As the biggest multi-industry site catering to a professional audience in Africa and South Africa, Bizcommunity is delighted to be media partner to the biggest port event in Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Oct 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Oct 2016

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International

Comedy defensive driving courses offer great experience

Who says that all driving courses are just boring lectures? Not all of them are like that, so you should take advantage of some of the online courses where you will sit back and enjoy the fun lectures. With the appearance of comedy defensive driving courses, things are now a lot more appealing and entertaining. Driving students can now learn everything there is about driving safety by listening to popular comedians. Although lectures are expressed in a funny way, the main message and content should always be taken seriously.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Apr 2017

Fuji Heavy Industries changes name to Subaru Corporation

TOKYO, Japan: Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) has changed its name to Subaru Corporation with effect from 1 April 2017.

3 Apr 2017

Hyundai i30 N passes Arctic Circle test

As part of its final development programme, the high-performance model Hyundai i30 N has been tested on a frozen lake in temperatures as low as minus 30°C at Arjeplog, Sweden, by FIA World Rally Championship driver Thierry Neuville.

3 Apr 2017

Jaguar Classic to debut first ‘Reborn' E-type

Next week will see Jaguar Classic debut its first ‘Reborn' Jaguar E-type at the Techno-Classica Essen show in Germany.

31 Mar 2017

Ford SA CEO recalled to US

Embattled Ford SA CEO, Jeffrey Nemeth, who was forced to announce the recall of 4556 of its Kuga SUVs because of critical safety flaws in January, has been recalled to the US.

29 Mar 2017

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