Japan's Honda Motor Co. Ltd. announced it was setting up a motorcycle plant and sales subsidiary in Kenya.
The company said Honda Motorcycle Kenya Ltd. in Nairobi will begin operations in September and will focus on production and wholesale business. It will have an initial annual production capacity of 25,000 units.
Honda said the facility will initially employ about 60 people and will establish a system and capability for global parts sourcing and deliver high-quality products at affordable prices.
Honda also has subsidiaries in South Africa and Nigeria.