Gridlock-Busting Alternative Transport System in Rwanda
German carmaker Volkswagen has invested over U.S.$18 million aimed at the assembly of the company's first cars that are intended for "community car-sharing" and not private clients, according to Thomas Schäfer, VW chief in South Africa. The move aims to reduce the surge of privately owned cars that increase traffic congestion in Kigali.
Deutsche Welle, 27 June 2018
Gridlock is a challenge for fast-growing urban Africa, where the middle class is acquiring more cars. In Rwanda, the German car maker Volkswagen is trying out an alternative… Read more »
New Times, 28 June 2018
When Volkswagen announced their entry into the market in January, a common question among Rwandans was the cost of the new cars. Read more »
New Times, 26 June 2018
The wait is over as Volkswagen (VW) officially kicks off its much-awaited operations in Rwanda. Read more »
Some Volkswagen cars in the workshop at Kigali Special Ecomic Zone.