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Rwanda is first African country to launch Volkswagen electric cars

German car producer Volkswagen has teamed up with Siemens to launch electric vehicles in Rwanda. The launch on Tuesday is part of the e-Golf project, making Rwanda the first African country where Volkswagen is testing electric cars. During Tuesday’s launch four of the electric cars were unveiled and available on the local market. The e-golf cars are now being rolled out in Africa for the first time. There is only one charging station for these cars located at the Volkswagen facility at the Special Economic Zone. Volkswagen officials say more…

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“Made in Rwanda” Volkswagen cars go on sale

The largest European manufacturer, Volkswagen has targeted 5,000 vehicles from it’s Kigali assembly plant in Rwanda. European car-marker, Volkswagen launched it’s car assembly plant in Rwanda in June, 2018. The care-marker has already started producing “Made in Rwanda“ vehicle brands assembled in Kigali. The plant has produced “Polo” brand vehicles, but due to demand, the manufacturer is produced other models including Passat, Tiguan, Amarok and Teramont. The Terramont retails at $48,156 while Volkswagen Amarok (the pick-up truck) goes for $44,559. VW Polo model, the most affordable of the locally-assembled option costs…

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Behind the presidential curtains: Kagame Obsessed with cars and driving

Sources in Kigali have reported how our President his Excellence Paul Kagame experienced an accident on his way from Village Urugwiro heading to the state house in Kiyovu. At the time of the accident he was driving himself as he has always done, this has prompted me to think back when I was still one of the people responsible for his security and transport. Kagame was the sort of Person who enjoyed driving and sadly he was a very bad driver. As very important person (VIP) Kagame owns expensive cars…

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