Recently, volkswagen officials learned that Volkswagen’s assembly plant in Ghana officially put into operation, through this layout and cooperation, Volkswagen will expand its operations in sub-Saharan Africa. It is reported that Ghana’s new plant is expected to produce 5,000 vehicles per year, and plans to increase production in accordance with market demand, will use SKD mode to assemble the production of Tuguan, Tuan, Passat, Polo and Amarok.
It is understood that Ghana is not the first stop for the public to enter the African market. Volkswagen is already producing cars in Kenya and has since opened another car factory in Rwanda as part of its East African expansion.
Meanwhile, Jeffrey J. Oppong Peprah has been appointed chief executive of Volkswagen Ghana, which is a 100% subsidiary of Volkswagen and will be responsible for SKD and FBU operations.