Car market in Africa before growth spurt

January 25th, 2021 Posted by

25 January 2021 The President of the Association of African Automobile Manufacturers speaks in an interview about the growth market Africa and the cooperation with the VDA. Most of the new cars sold in Africa are imported vehicles. However, production on the African continent is to be increased significantly in the future. Morocco already exports more cars […]

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The German automotive industry looks to Africa

January 25th, 2021 Posted by

25 January 2021 The Association of the German Automotive Industry has agreed a more intensive cooperation with its African counterpart. This is intended to strengthen the auto markets in Africa. Africa is currently still a comparatively small and in many places difficult market for the industry. However, the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) expects sales to […]

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Association of African Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) takes stock

December 31st, 2020 Posted by

31 December2020 Association of African Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) takes stock AAAM, the only African body focusing on the expansion and deepening of the automotive industry across the continent, would like to thank all their stakeholders for their support and contribution in 2020 despite the challenges of the COVID Pandemic. Some good progress was made on […]

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AAAM in partnership with VDA Appoint Project Managers

December 3rd, 2020 Posted by

The African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) in partnership with the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) is pleased to advise the appointment of two Project Managers that will support the implementation of the “Partner Africa project” between VDA and AAAM to industrialise and grow the automotive sector in Africa. These appointments have been […]

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AAAM warns that the 2020 Finance Bill would be the end of the road for Automotive Investment in Nigeria

December 2nd, 2020 Posted by

The Association of African Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) has been working with the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment through the NADDC on the development of a fully-fledged motor manufacturing industry, enabled by a comprehensive automotive framework which would assist in the industrialisation of Nigeria. This would be scuppered by the 2020 Finance Bill […]

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Automotive Trade Show @IATF2021, incorporating the AAAM Forum – 6-12 September 2021 | Kigali | Rwanda

November 24th, 2020 Posted by

You are invited to trade with Africa’s automotive role players at the continent’s largest automotive meeting place and trade show under the theme: “Building Bridges for a successful AfCFTA” The Automotive Tradeshow (exhibition), match-making and African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) Forum (seminar) puts a dedicated and intentional focus on trade opportunity in the African […]

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Small steps to big market

November 12th, 2020 Posted by

Africa offers huge opportunity for expansion; but it will take years to unlock fully Multinational motor companies hoping to develop a sustainable African automotive industry have stopped dreaming of giant leaps forward, in favour of small steps. Volkswagen (VW), Nissan and Toyota are among companies encouraging their SA subsidiaries to create small-scale African joint ventures […]

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GB Auto – Egypt’s leading Automotive Group Joins AAAM

October 30th, 2020 Posted by

The Association of African Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) is proud to welcome Egypt’s leading automotive group GB Auto, as its first North African member. The GB Auto Group is an Egyptian based public listed company with over 60 years of accumulated experience, operating across the complete automotive value chain including the manufacturing, distribution and sales of […]

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MOTUS joins AAAM

October 26th, 2020 Posted by

The Association of African Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) is pleased to be able to welcome Motus Africa as its latest member. Motus Africa is a subsidiary of Motus Holdings Ltd. a diversified non-manufacturing business in the automotive sector with unrivalled scale and scope in South Africa, and a selected international presence mainly in the United Kingdom […]

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AAAM appoints Markus Thill as second Vice President

October 15th, 2020 Posted by

At a recent Board Meeting of the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) it was agreed that a second Vice President representing the component manufacturing industry be appointed. This sector is a very important part of AAAM’s automotive development vision for Africa. The current President is Mike Whitfield from Nissan and the current Vice President […]

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