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UGANDAN CABINET MINISTERS SPEAKOUT ON THE NEW STELLAR KAYOOLA ELECTRIC BUS

UGANDAN CABINET MINISTERS SPEAKOUT ON THE NEW STELLAR KAYOOLA ELECTRIC BUS By Observer Reporter Senior cabinet ministers have noted that Uganda is now ready to offer viable green mobility transport solutions to solve the growing problem of congestion in Kampala city and other urban centers following the successful market validation of Kiira Motors’s new …

December 10, 2019

Kiira Motors mulls building 96 buses in 2020 – 256 Business News

In Summary Africa’s green mobility pioneer Kiira Motors Corporation is capable of building 96 buses a year even […] Africa’s green mobility pioneer Kiira Motors Corporation is capable of building 96 buses a year even before its plant under construction in Jinja is completed.

December 7, 2019

Uganda news in pictures – December 5

New Vision brings you a series of pictures taken by our journalists as the news unfolds. Guess who showed up today at the Vision Group offices to endorse the Toto Christmas Festival? Well, we’ll say no more and let the pictures speak. Fresh CEO took Fresh kid around the Vision Group premises.

December 5, 2019

Uganda, Rwanda lead EA in switch to electric cars

Saturday November 30 2019 In Summary Electric mobility is expanding at a rapid pace globally, with the total electric car fleet exceeding 5.1 million last year, compared with 3.1 million in 2017. Car owners have a choice of between a full electric vehicle, a hybrid car (both electric and fuel-fired), or a normal fuel car.

November 30, 2019

November 27, 2019

Uganda’s first electric bus driving by soon

Tuesday November 26 2019 In Summary Technicians started building the Kayoola Electric Bus, which came as a semi-knocked down unit, on October 30, and hope to be done by end of December. Once technical tests are complete, the buses will deployed for a road test with passengers on the 40km Kampala-Entebbe route.

November 26, 2019

Uganda’s Kiira Motors starts ramp-up to domestic bus manufacture – 256 Business News

In Summary Uganda has entered the penultimate lap on the journey to domestic vehicle manufacturing with the start […] Uganda has entered the penultimate lap on the journey to domestic vehicle manufacturing with the start of assembly of the locally developed Kayoola Electric Bus.

November 23, 2019

These smart vehicles were made in Africa by students of Uganda’s Makerere University [Photos]

Kiira EV Smack — Photo via kiiramotors.com African automobile manufacturers are refusing to be left out in the automotive industry. After years of purchasing cars outside the continent, the trend has changed as some local engineers have taken advantage of technological advancements to venture into the car manufacturing business and Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) in Uganda is a testimony to that.

November 23, 2019

KIIRA MOTORS KAYOOLA EVS ELETRIC BUSES NOW READY FOR THE MARKET

KIIRA MOTORS KAYOOLA EVS ELETRIC BUSES NOW READY FOR THE MARKET UGANDAN COMPANY IS NOW TAKING ORDERS BUILDING A VEHICLES PLANT IN JINJA OFFERING GREEN MOBILITY SOLUTIONS FOR URBAN CENTERS By Moses Sserwanga Uganda ‘s first Indigenous car manufacturer , Kiira Motors corporation Ltd (KMC) , is now ready to produce electric buses on a …

November 19, 2019

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November 16, 2019

Kiira Motors Corporation: Championing Mission Vehicles Made in Uganda – African Leadership Magazine

Kiira Motors Corporation is a State Enterprise with Government of the Republic of Uganda and Makerere University as equity partners. Kiira Motors Corporation was established to commercialize the Kiira Electric Vehicle Project through championing Value Addition in the Domestic Automotive Industry for job creation and diversification of the Ugandan economy.

November 15, 2019

Uganda’s quest to produce electric cars

Ugandan automobile manufacturer Kiira Motors has created two car prototypes and a solar electric bus.

November 14, 2019

Kiira Motors should lead innovation ambitions

Reference is made to an article by a one Matsiko Kahunga that has been published by the New Vision and The Observer newspapers, where he made uninformed arguments that Kiira Motors or any other Ugandan innovators for that matter, don’t have capacity to turn their innovations into commercial products on a large scale.

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Kiira Motors' Sedan undergoes road tests

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Government gives Kiira Motors 144 billion to make electric vehicles

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Uganda backs electric vehicle project

April 11, 2018

Uganda to manufacture cars starting this year as cabinet approves cash

April 10, 2018

Cabinet Approves Funding to Kiira Motor Vehicle Project

April 10, 2018

Cabinet approves Kiira EV project, sets aside Shs24bn

April 10, 2018

Gov’t approves Shs24b for Kiira EV to start manufacturing cars this year

April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018

Meet Dennis Kibalama Who Helped Top American University Win Global Technology Contest

August 29, 2017

The future of electric cars in Uganda

August 18, 2017

OPINION: What is the Future of Electric Cars in Uganda and Africa?

August 12, 2017

OPINION: What is the Future of Electric Cars in Uganda and Africa?

August 12, 2017

Ugandan Company Creates a Solar Powered Electric Bus

April 20, 2017

Kiira Motors : Could They Become The Tesla Of Africa ?

February 25, 2017

East Africa: EAC Move to Assemble Vehicles to Eat Into Uganda's Revenue

February 16, 2017

Grad student aims to use education in Ugandan electric car project

January 12, 2017

Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22

November 4, 2016

Uganda’s Kiira Motors unveils ‘Africa’s first solar bus’

October 24, 2016

Uganda: Don't Criminalise Students' Innovations’

October 4, 2016

Made in Uganda: Africa’s first solar bus’

September 29, 2016

Kiira Motors, Marie Antoinette, sense and privilege in Ugandan politics’

September 23, 2016

Kiira Motors earns Frost & Sullivan’s Uganda Visionary Innovation Leadership Award’

September 5, 2016

Kiira motors nips Frost & Sullivan accolade’

September 5, 2016

Kiira Motors earns Frost & Sullivan’s Uganda Visionary Innovation Leadership Award

August 19, 2016

Spotlight On Uganda’s Kiira Motors, One Of Africa’s Rising Automakers

August 15, 2016

Ugandan Company Demonstrates Solar-Powered Bus

August 3, 2016

Scores Marvel at ‘Kayoola’ Solar Bus: “Gov’t Should Support the Project”

June 20, 2016

Minister Muloni Launches Regional Energy Centre at Makerere University

June 11, 2016

Kayoola steals the show as UN Environment Assembly raises the alarm on climate change impacts

May 25, 2016

Prototype solar bus star attraction at UN Environment Assembly

May 24, 2016

AFRICA’S FIRST SOLAR POWERED BUS DEVELOPED IN UGANDA TO BE UNVEILED AT UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSEMBLY WORLD MEETING NEXT WEEK.

May 24, 2016

Africa's First Solar Bus To Be Showcased In A Prominent United Nations Assembly. Photos

May 24, 2016

Uganda to showcase Africa’s first solar powered buses

May 24, 2016

Uganda Flags Off Africa’s First Solar Powered Buses Developed In Their Country As Kenya Is Buying New Anti-riot Police Vehicles (Photos)

May 24, 2016

Ugandan tech prodigy designs Africa’s first solar-powered bus

May 24, 2016

The Business Interview: Paul Isaac Musasizi, man on the innovation trapeze

May 21, 2016

Kiira Motors CEO, Paul Isaac Musasizi, on Africa’s first solar powered bus

May 19, 2016

Kayoola Flagged off for UN Expo

May 19, 2016

Gen Saleh Praises Kiira Motors As Kayoola Solar Bus Heads for UN Expo

May 16, 2016

Betting on a Green future, Uganda embarks on the long road to motor vehicle manufacturing

May 12, 2016

Kiira Motors secures crucial backing

May 11, 2016

Uganda’s “Kayoola Solar Bus” to headline UN Innovation Expo

May 11, 2016

Uganda launches first solar-powered bus

May 11, 2016

Solar-powered buses redefining public transportation in Uganda

May 11, 2016

Kayoola, le premier bus à énergie solaire en Ouganda

May 11, 2016

MPs Call For Increased Funding of Kiira Motors

May 4, 2016

Kiira Motors to Showcase Kayoola Solar Bus at UN Expo

April 13, 2016

Uganda’s Kiira Motors Target Global Automotive Market

March 4, 2016

International Manufacturers Offer to Partner With Kiira Motors in Truck, Bus Project

February 26, 2016

Kiira Motors seeks technology partner for local bus manufacture

February 26, 2016

Kiira motors unveils solar-powered bus

February 2, 2016

Fraud-free voting, quantum research and buses without fuel – examples of Africa's tech leapfrogs!

February 2, 2016

Frost & Sullivan Recognisess the Drive and Vision of Kiira Motors Corporation in Redefining Mobility in Uganda

February 2, 2016

Africa’s 1st solar bus unveiled in Uganda

February 2, 2016

Kiira Motors unveils 'Africa's first solar-powered bus'

February 2, 2016

Ugandan engineers have built a solar-powered bus for Africa’s roads

February 2, 2016

Ugandan engineer builds Africa first solar powered passenger bus

February 1, 2016

This is my next Ugandan made car, the Kiira XOVA

February 1, 2016

Uganda’s first large-scale solar car project

February 1, 2016

Uganda Is Building Its Own Solar-Powered Bus … and five other stories from outside your news bubble

February 1, 2016

Africa’s first solar-powered bus to launch in Uganda

February 1, 2016

Makerere University students test-drive first ever solar-powered bus

February 1, 2016

Uganda's Kiira Motors unveils 'Africa's first solar bus'

February 1, 2016

Kampalans meet and greet Kayoola Solar Bus at Buganda fair

January 20, 2016

Kayoola Solar Bus to Feature At UN Environmental Expo

January 17, 2016

Climate Leader Interview with Paul Isaac Musasizi, CEO of Kiira Motors, at UNEA 2016

January 16, 2016