March 19, 2017


Slovak cars dominate in Algeria

Cars “Made in Slovakia” are successful in Africa, having the biggest market share in Algeria, leaving behind the Czech Republic and Germany, the Pravda daily reported in mid-February.

Back in 2015, as many as 134,100 passenger cars were sold in the former French colony.

“Up to 8 percent of all cars imported to Algeria in 2015 were from Slovakia,” said"...

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March 10, 2017


Jean Boulle Luxury Group’s Proprietary Natural Gem Diamond Finish Technology Exhibited at Geneva Motor Show

The Jean Boulle Luxury Group (“the Group”) is pleased to announce that its patent-pending luxury diamond finish technology has been used in a paint exhibited on a Rolls-Royce Ghost at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show.

The Group worked with the Bespoke division of Rolls Royce Motor Cars Limited (“RRMC”) on the development of the finish for the luxury car"...

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March 8, 2017


Local technical school dreams of making first Rwandan car

About two minutes drive from Kigali International Airport, a young entrepreneur has set up a technical school named The Expert Motor-Vehicle and Technical College (EMVTC) Remera.

At first sight one could mistake it for a garage though sign posts indicate that there is a school where classes are being attended by young people aspiring to become mechanics.

Wrecked cars and motorcycles"...

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February 27, 2017


About 100 national, foreign exhibitors at International Transport Fair in Algiers

The 4th international transport, logistics and mobility fair opened Sunday, at the Pins Maritimes Exhibition Centre in Algiers, with the participation of about a hundred Algerian and foreign exhibitors.

This three-day fair will be held with the participation of 90 Algerian companies as well as several companies from Hungary, Poland, China, France, Luxemburg, Switzerland and Germany.


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February 23, 2017


Vehicles: CPA-SOVAC sign agreement to finance Volkswagen project

Popular Credit of Algeria (CPA) and the group SOVAC signed Wednesday, in Algiers, a partnership agreement on the financing by this public bank of the assembly and manufacturing project of Volkswagen vehicles.

The agreement was signed by CPA CEO Omar Boudiab and SOVAC CEO Mourad Oulmi.

“The financing will spread over several phases. This first financing phase is"...

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February 23, 2017


Kia Motors wants to set up car assembly unit in Algeria

South Korean car maker Kia Moors plans to build in Batna, Algeria, a car assembly unit, reported Algerian radio station Chaine III on Feb 15, 2017, citing the region’s governor, Mohamed Salamani.

“Three files are being examined by the authorities of the Batna wilaya and the ministries of industry"...

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February 18, 2017


Tebboune chairs Arab League Economic and Social Council meeting in Cairo

Minister of Housing, Urban Planning and Town, acting Minister of Trade Abdelmadjid Tebboune chaired Thursday, in Cairo, the 99th session of the Arab League Economic and Social Council, devoted to discuss important issues relating to joint Arab socio-economic actions.

The agenda of the meeting, being held with the participation of Arab ministers of Economy, Finance and Trade, in the presence of the representatives of different Arab specialized"...

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