Volkswagen (VW) is set to set up a car industry development support centre in Ghana, which will arrange the technical processes for authorizing residential vehicle manufacturing and assembling. The centre will also screen the consistence with industry guidelines and principles.
As indicated by the President of the nation, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the centre would organize the usage of a basic component of a reasonable car sector that would set up a vehicle financing plan to interface money related organizations to people and groups keen on buying recently assembled vehicles in Ghana.
The unveiling of this first locally assembled Volkswagen (VW) vehicle was held in Accra on the 4th of August, 2020, by the President of Ghana. The car business development support centre would do a car aptitudes upgrade program to give essential abilities to the different classes of the worth chain of the car business.
With the Chinese organization Sino Truck previously occupied with the assembly of trucks in the nation, it is normal that other worldwide vehicle organizations who have shown their readiness to set up shops in Ghana will before long follow the striking spearheading case of VW.
Two years back, the government of Ghana signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the VW Group to begin and set up an assembly plant in Ghana. This was conceived out of a previous conversation between the President Akufo-Addo and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her visit to Ghana in August 2018.
This was on the invitation of President Akufo-Addo during which an understanding among the government, Volkswagen and its Ghanaian partners Universal Motors was reached for the amassing and eventually the production of VW vehicles in the nation.
Volkswagen is one of the brands of the VW group which is in excess of 150 markets all through the world and produces vehicles at more than 50 areas in 14 nations. In 2019, VW conveyed 6.3 million vehicles and it utilizes more than 995, 900 people over the globe. It has more than 10, 000 vendors of which Universal Motors Limited which had been in Ghana since 2005 is the official representative in Ghana.