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CMC Motors introduces German-made MAN buses

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The firm’s strategic focus on the large passenger buses with a capacity to carry 67 passengers, will see CMC Motors raise its capacity for the locally assembled MAN buses.

NAIROBI, Kenya, No4 3 – CMC Motors has renewed its market focus on the large passenger bus segment, with the delivery to market of the German Engineered MAN model buses.

The firm’s strategic focus on the large passenger buses with a capacity to carry 67 passengers, will see CMC Motors raising its sales, marketing and service ante for the locally assembled MAN buses.

Ahead of the festive season, CMC Motors has managed to close a deal to deliver 20 MAN Bus units to West Kenya-based overland transport firm Climax Transport Ltd that plies the Nairobi-Western Kenya route.

Speaking when he confirmed the firm’s strategic focus, CMC Motors Managing Director, Wanjohi Kangangi said the MAN model introduced into the local market has been tropicalized to meet the demanding local conditions for passenger buses.

CMC Motors, he added will also be providing comprehensive after sales service for MAN Bus customers.

Overall, the order book for the MAN buses, is growing as local operators continue to appreciate the quality of engineering and seamless bodybuilding advantages provided by Thika-based Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM).

CMC Motors Divisional Manager for Commercial Vehicles, David Wamathu, said CMC has been working on a collaborative topicalization programme with MAN counterparts in Germany geared at delivering a comfortable, passenger safety and fuel economy superior bus engine and chassis for the local market.

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