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Volkswagen is starting a pilot project with electric vehicles in Rwanda and will start small series production in Ghana. Thomas Schäfer, Head of Sub-Saharan Africa and Volkswagen South Africa, talks about the potential of the African continent.

from left: Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO of Siemens for South and Eastern Africa; Soraya Hakuziyaremye, Rwanda Minister of Trade and Industry; Edouard Ngirente, Prime Minister of the Republic of Rwanda; Thomas Schaefer, Head of Volkswagen Sub-Saharan Africa and Managing Director of Volkswagen South Africa and Michaella Rugwizangoga, CEO of Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda.
Volkswagen expands its engagement in Africa: memorandums of understanding signed with Ghana and Nigeria
Volkswagen expands its engagement in Africa: memorandums of understanding signed with Ghana and Nigeria
Thomas Schaefer, Head of Sub-Saharan Region & Managing Director: Volkswagen Group South Africa, Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia and Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerenmaten.
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In Kigali, captial of Rwanda, Volkswagen started in 2018.
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