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Kibo Africa plans to make electric motorbikes from Nairobi factory - 3 months ago, 26 Mar 15:12

Julie Owino

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 26 – The motorbike sector is expected to continue expanding in the coming years with 4.8 million people in Kenya now using motorcycles for their daily operations, creating income generating activity for thousands of unemployed youth.

This growth prospect has motivated companies such as Kibo Africa to invest in an assembly plant and new models in a bid to grow the local industry.

“There’s a lot of potential in Kenya that’s why we are confident to introduce new models in the market. However, despite the industry rising, we still encounter a few things that should be behind our back by now,” said Kibo Operations Director, Alvin Mageto.

The company has recently introduced the K250 which will sell alongside its K150 model and plans to launch other new bike models including an electric bike in the next two years.

Mageto says the Kibo K250 provides more overall capability, power and fun. ...
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