- published: 15 Jul 2014
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Motorsports are second only to football in Uganda. In a bid to get more racers behind the wheel, one enthusiast has constructed an off-road race car, with the aim of introducing low-cost rallying in the East African country. CCTV's Leon Ssenyange went along for the ride.
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Engineers at Uganda’s Kiira Motors Corporation recently unveiled a prototype of its sedan hybrid electric vehicle dubbed the Kiira EV Smack. The car manufacturer is slated to start commercial production of the Kiira brand vehicles and passenger buses by 2018. VOA’s Paul Ndiho reports.
Interpol and officials of the Uganda Revenue Authority have handed over 24 vehicles to the National united agency of the United kingdom and the British high commissioner in Uganda Alison Blackburne. URA officials told NTV that the vehicles were intercepted and impounded last year in July from different car bonds in Kampala. They said there is a huge racket involving Ugandans who connive with people in the UK to smuggle these cars in, in containers. The handover was at URA headquarters at Nakawa, Kampala. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Uganda Pearl Rally 2013 TOP 6 1: JAS MANGAT / GIHAN DE SILVA 2:FRANK TUNDO / NATASHA DI CANGIO 3:PONSIANO LWAKATAKA / GEORGE SEMAKULA 4 Dr. ASHRAF AHMED / PETER STONE 5:SUSAN MUWONGE / EDMOND KYEYUNE 6:JASSY SINGH / DAVID SIHOKA DNF: MOHAMED ESSA, GIANCARLO DAVITE, CARL FLASH TUNDO, RONALD SEBUGUZI, JASPREET CHATTHE , IZHAR MIRZA, LEILLA BLICK, IAN DUNCAN...
the dust raised by the SMC Challenge Rally is barely starting to settle. The rally was won by Jas Mangat who closed in on championship leader Ronald Ssebuguzi. Mangat now trails Ssebuguzi by just 15 points. The rally, which was punctuated with a couple of night stages, will however be remember for a spectacular crash by the crew of Dr. Ahmed Ashraf and Peter Stone. Sam Mpoza has been speaking to Dr. Ashraf about that crash. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
The Cooper Motor Corporation Uganda Limited (CMC) launched Eicher Trucks & Buses in Uganda today at a launch event held at its Nakawa premises. Eicher trucks and buses from VE Commercial Vehicles are designed to improve transport efficiency, thereby reducing logistics costs leading to better profitability for the operator.
Motor sport has for a long time been seen as a man's sport. However, that has since changed. Uganda has this year had a female driver in the National Rally Championship. Leon Ssenyange met with her to find out what challenges she faces as she tries to break through the racing ranks in Uganda, where the sport is largely male dominated
Authorities in Uganda have introduced a 15 percent surcharge on all imported-cars, that haven't had the appropriate-inspections. The government says the tax is necessary to raise and enforce a higher-standard for vehicles on their roads however many auto mobile dealers are opposing the new move.