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12/22/16
Kigali / Wolfsburg
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Developing new market potentials: Volkswagen plans integrated mobility concept in Rwanda

Developing new market potentials: Volkswagen plans integrated mobility concept in Rwanda
  • Rwanda's President Kagame and Volkswagen CEO Diess agree on memorandum of understanding in Kigali
  • Expansion of individual mobility through car sharing and ride hailing
  • Local vehicle production in Rwanda agreed
  • Training initiative planned

Volkswagen is taking a further step to develop market potentials in Africa. On Wednesday evening, Hon. Francis Gatare, Director of the Rwanda Development Board, and Thomas Schäfer, CEO of Volkswagen Group South Africa, signed a memorandum of understanding for a new integrated mobility concept in Kigali in the presence of Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Dr. Herbert Diess, CEO of the Volkswagen brand.

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