Industry Trend Analysis - Foton's Re-Entry Challenged By Competitive Market - MAR 2018
Middle East & Africa January 2018 / Kenya / Industry
A robust growth outlook for vehicle demand in Kenya will create the growth opportunities required to support Foton's re-entry into the domestic market. That said, an increasingly competitive automo...
Industry Trend Analysis - Motorcycles Gaining Popularity As Income And Congestion Challenges Loom - MAR 2018
Middle East & Africa January 2018 / Ghana / Industry
Ghanaian consumers' personal transportation preferences are shifting towards motorcycles as the cities become more congested and consumers struggle to afford passenger vehicles.
Industry Trend Analysis - Autos Investment Round-Up: South Africa Remains Preferred Investment Destination - MAR 2018
Middle East & Africa January 2018 / Africa / Industry
With two out of the four announced projects in our latest investment round-up taking place in South Africa, the country continues to retain its position as SSA's preferred autos manufacturing base for carmakers looking to tap both domestic and international markets
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Industry Trend Analysis - Below Average In RRI Despite Production Potential - MAR 2018
Middle East & Africa January 2018 / Nigeria / Industry
Nigeria's attractiveness as an autos manufacturing destination lies in its fast-developing vehicle manufacturing industry with low barriers to entry and cheap labour costs. That said, its high...
Industry Trend Analysis - Small Market And High Operational Risks Drags On Attractiveness - MAR 2018
Middle East & Africa January 2018 / Ethiopia / Industry
Ethiopia's strong growth potential is its most attractive feature but potential gains will be meagre in the short term given the country's very small market for new vehicles and its shaky business...
Industry Trend Analysis - SSA Autos: Turning A Corner In 2018 - FEB 2018
Middle East & Africa December 2017 / Africa / Industry
SSA vehicle sales will register stronger growth in 2018, led by high-growth markets such as Tanzania and Ethiopia, as well as a return to growth for larger markets such as Nigeria and South Africa.
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Industry Trend Analysis - Easing Macroeconomic Headwinds To Support Recovery In Sales - FEB 2018
Middle East & Africa December 2017 / Nigeria / Industry
New vehicle sales in Nigeria will grow 2.8% in 2018 as the country's continuing economic recovery, improving access to foreign currency and drop in inflation and interest rates help to bolster...
Industry Trend Analysis - Affordability And Infrastructure Threaten EV Plans - JAN 2018
Middle East & Africa November 2017 / Ethiopia / Industry
Energy Co-Invest Corp's plans to assemble electric vehicles in Ethiopia will be marred by twin challenges in the form of low income levels and an erratic electricity supply. That said, announcement...
Industry Trend Analysis - Fuso Plant To Benefit From Improving Economy And Construction Sector - JAN 2018
Middle East & Africa November 2017 / Nigeria / Industry
A recovery in commercial vehicle demand, aided by an acceleration of economic growth, an uptick in construction sector activity and greater currency stability, will create a favourable consumer environment to help drive sales of Fuso's new domestically assembled trucks in Nigeria
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Industry Trend Analysis - Growth Opportunities And Large Consumer Base Place Tanzania In Top Five - JAN 2018
Middle East & Africa November 2017 / Tanzania / Industry
Tanzania ranks in the top five in our SSA Autos Sales RRI, thanks largely to its big underlying potential consumer base with significant growth opportunities on offer for new/existing entrants. Dra...