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How North American Cars Boost Senegal’s Automotive Market



In Senegal, the automobile industry is thriving.

Imported cars from Canada and the United States have contributed significantly to the rapid growth.

The majority of vehicles in Dakar’s car fleets are from two North American countries: Canada and the United States.

Between 2018 and 2020, Senegalese customs estimates that 248, 308 cars were imported from Canada and the United States. And the popularity of essentially used vehicles in Senegal is not solely due to their low cost.

Prices that are appealing

According to garage owner Tsada Sall, the trend can also be explained by easy access to spare parts: “Spare parts are currently available for many car manufacturers, such as Ford and Chevrolet. As a result, people can easily purchase these types of vehicles.”

Car imports from Canada and the United States totaled more than 161,455,000,000 CFA Francs in Senegal between 2018 and 2020. is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

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