On January 30, 2015, Simba Corporation, a new Renault official distributor in Kenya partnered with Portugal –Salvador Caetano, one of Europe’s leading automotive retail Groups along Mombasa Road, Nairobi County. With over six decades of experience, the Group continues to widen its horizons with business operations stretching from Europe, China and now Africa.
Chief Operating Officer, Africa Salvador Caetano, Andre Pinheiro reiterated “We are positive that our presence will play a major role in this market not only in our strategic growth, but also in helping us be a relevant contributor in the region’s growing automotive industry.”
“Largely absent in Kenya over the last several decades ,we are confident you will share our excitement as we begin by introducing three new competitive priced models namely, Renault Koleos, Renault Duster and Renault Fluence,” said Nashir Kassam, General Manager, Simba Caetano Formula. “Renault Dustler is currently one of the current bestselling vehicles worldwide based on price and performance ratio, he stated.”
Kassam added that the models are coupled with a three year warranty and Renault has offered an attractive finance scheme for people who opt to lease the vehicles that will be accessible to many Kenyans as possible.
Renault from France was established in 1899 and is one if the oldest and most respected automotive brands worldwide. A multiple F1 world champion, Renault boasts having won the most races overall in the Formula 1 series.
Having invested heavily in their after-sales service, technical expertise and a full range of Renault genuine parts, Renault is set to gradually introduce their full range of vehicles in 7 African countries including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Renault’s showroom will fully incorporate the brand’s global corporate identity and guidelines, providing the Renault brand experience for the first time to Kenyans.