Nairobi, Jan. 24 -- Kenyan electric mobility startup BasiGo has partnered with the Associated Vehicle Assemblers Ltd (AVA) to assemble its buses in Mombasa as demand for electric vehicles is forecasted to rise in the coming years.

The companies project to make over 1,000 electric buses in the next three years, creating over 300 jobs in manufacturing, charging, maintenance, and financing.

Under the deal, AVA will assemble 33-seater buses as the company seeks to phase out 25-seater buses used in its pilot project.

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"BasiGo is committed to delivering electric buses that are 100 percent assembled in Kenya. We are elated to be partnering with AVA...which has had...