23 August 2011

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Meeting to Focus On Auto Industry

Dar es Salaam — Stakeholders in the automotive industry are expected to meet in Dar es Salaam in October this year, to discuss issues pertaining to development of the sector.

The '4th Tanzania Automotive Festival' provides a chance for industry stakeholders and the general public to share information on new developments in the sector, according to the event director, Mr Ally Nchahaga. "Apart from creating networking avenues for stakeholders, the event also provides a chance for them to share ideas and learn about new products, technologies and solutions for individual needs. Automotive sports enthusiasts will also be showcasing different stunts using their cars and motorcycles,"

The three-day event, which starts on October 7, will be held at Posta Grounds, Kijitonyama Dar es Salaam. Issues to be displayed include 'Concourse de elegance' a unique driving display of high performance cars from the past. There will also be an Auto Style Zone a place where special vehicles that are believed to a rare in Tanzania will be displayed.

Those who will take part in the show will include dealers in vehicles, commission agents, workshops / garages, insurance firms and sellers of lubricants, motorcycles, spare parts and tools.

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