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The Radisson Blu Hotel Partners With HBT Transport In Nairobi To Introduce A Fleet of…

Fleet operators, such as shuttle service providers for airport transfers and other players who drive a lot of kilometers per day, stand to benefit the most from lower operation and maintenance costs associated with electric vehicles, thereby enjoying a lower total cost of ownership. They also benefit from access to … [continued]

Bolt Partners With M-KOPA To Launch Electric Motorcycle Fleet In Kenya — Will Deploy 5,000…

Bolt, a leading on-demand mobility company in Africa, in collaboration with M-KOPA, a leading African fintech platform, today announced the launch of its electric bike fleet in Kenya. Through this partnership, new and existing drivers will have the opportunity to lease ROAM and Ampersand electric motorbikes at a discounted price … [continued]

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Roam Partners With Schools & Public Transport Operators To Launch The Roam Move Electric Shuttle…

As you drive around Nairobi, Kenya, you will not miss the bright yellow school buses transporting learners to and from school as well as around town for sporting and other engagements. These school buses are still essentially all diesel buses. Whilst the Matatu (minibus) sector has been getting a lot … [continued]

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US & Kenya Sign $60 Million Connectivity Grant, Including Assistance For The Purchase Of Electric…

The Washington DC-based Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Government of Kenya signed a $60 million Kenya threshold program agreement earlier this week. They say the program is designed to improve urban connectivity and promote economic growth in Kenya. MCC and the Government of Kenya jointly designed the Kenya threshold … [continued]

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Watu Credit Partners With ARC Ride to Increase Number of EV Battery Swap Stations in…

Watu says it has been at the forefront of asset financing for two- and three-wheeler vehicles. So far, the company has financed the purchase of over 100 electric assets in Kenya. Watu’s e-motorbike financing model enables customers to acquire an electric motorcycle for as little as Ksh 450 daily (US$3 … [continued]

President Of Kenya William Ruto Inaugurates Roam Park — East Africa’s Largest Electric Motorcycle Assembly…

As the transition to electric mobility accelerates around the world, several companies are working hard to ensure that the African continent is not left behind. One of the key focus areas in several African countries has been on the electric motorcycle sector.  With millions of internal combustion engine motorcycles already … [continued]

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AfricaNEV’s First EV Technical Training Course Was Held In Nairobi Last Month

Africa New Energy and Vehicles (AfricaNEV) is a continental non-profit that aims to accelerate the adoption of e-mobility in Africa through policy advocacy, awareness creation, and skills development, as well as linking industry players in the e-mobility value chain. AfricaNEV says the purpose of its community is to make sure … [continued]