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Car clearance hitch persists at port despite KRA assurance

Motor vehicle importers on Friday complained that delays at the Mombasa port persist days after the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) said it...

Ban on used truck imports signals boon for assemblers

Local assemblers led by Isuzu East Africa and Simba Corporation are set to benefit from the move to ban imports of used...

Two Egyptians in court over illegal assembly of trucks

Two foreigners have been charged with the illegal assembly of Isuzu trucks. They are accused of irregularly...

Vehicle importers face delay on clearance hitch

Thousands of second-hand cars could be stuck longer at the Mombasa port after implementation hitches rocked the adoption of the newly rolled...

Local vehicle assembly drives economic growth

The significance of manufacturing to any economy globally cannot be understated. Many economic development success stories such as China, Malaysia, Japan,...

Be warned! You could be driving a ‘written-off’ car

A new trend is emerging in Nairobi and other major towns where newly imported vehicles are being sold for as little...

Tough times ahead as state plans to lock out used cars

Majority of Kenyans could soon lack motor vehicles purchasing power as the government moves to implement a new policy favouring local manufacturing,...

Car importers shift to budget vehicles

The average cost of imported cars in the first quarter dipped below Sh1 million for the first time in more than five...

Government officials Banned From Importing Luxury Vehicles

The era of high-end vehicles for government officials in Kenya could come to an end as the government is keen on the buy...

State to set up vehicle disposal centres in proposed law

• Government efforts to boost uptake of locally assembled vehicles while slowly doing away with cheap car imports. •...

Second-hand car import age limit to remain at 8 years

• Trade CS Peter Munya said the policy would be suspended for one year because it had not gone through public participation...

Age limit for imported second-hand cars suspended, Gov’t says

It was a relief for importers of second hand vehicles after the government suspended plans to cap the age limit for imported...

MPs summon Peter Munya over controversial used cars policy

MPs have summoned Industry, Trade and Cooperatives Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya over the controversial draft national automotive policy, which seeks to limit...

Did you know that Kenya has no dustbin for old cars?

Kenya does not have an official used car dump or scrap yard. This sounds strange because we import so many used cars...

Car importers renew opposition on vehicle age limit

The plan to cap the age limit for imported second hand cars at 5 years from the current 8 years has been...

KRA seizes 438 cars as higher duty hits dealers

About 438 vehicles are stuck at the port of Mombasa as their importers struggled to offset high duty charges imposed by the...