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GM in East Africa


GM East Africa Ltd, was founded in 1975 as a joint venture between the Government of Kenya and General Motors Corporation.

The current shareholders are: GM Asia Pacific Holdings 57.7%, Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (20%), Centum Investments (17.8%) and Itochu Corporation (4.5%).

It is the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the East African region. Its manufacturing plant in Nairobi assembles a wide range of Isuzu trucks & buses and also retails fully built Chevrolet passenger vehicles. The Company is certified ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System) and ISO 14001:2004 (Environment Management System) as a mark of its world class quality and environmental standards respectively.

GM East Africa has over thirty years experience in local assembly and service. Vehicles are engineered to suit local operating conditions with up to 50% local content on some models. GM East Africa continues to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles. It enjoys an expansive distribution footprint across Kenya and the East African region to cater for all sales and Aftersales requirements.

GM East Africa is committed to meeting and exceeding customer expectations through GM Difference!

Corporate Office: General Motors East Africa Ltd. Enterprise/Mombasa Road P. O. Box 30527 - 00100 NAIROBI Tel: 254 20 6936000Fax: 254 20 6936499/199.