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Welcome to AVA, East Africa’s leading multi-brand
vehicle assemblers


A Rich Automotive Engineering
Heritage. Since 1975

At Associated Vehicle Assemblers (AVA) we launched our first series of trucks and pick-ups nearly half a century ago, in 1977. Today, we have earned our position as the market leader in multi-brand vehicle assembly in the region currently assembling a wide range of vehicle models ranging from trucks and pickups to tuk-tuks and golf carts.

Working with
40+ Globally Leading
Quality Systems

Quality management in the automotive industry has always been exemplary and at AVA we have worked with over 40 different quality systems of leading automotive manufacturers from around the globe. Since 2018 AVA is the only assembler in the region to have achieved IATF16949 Certification.


Driven by a Commitment to Innovation

AVA offers an extensive range of vehicle engineering solutions including vehicle assembly, body building, specialty vehicle transformation, local parts manufacturing and supply chain logistics

While our core business revolves around building world-class quality vehicles, our diverse scope of services and solutions are geared at making AVA the ideal partner for all-around automotive engineering solutions.

  • Vehicle Assembly

    Vehicle Assembly

    AVA is one of the most diverse vehicle assembly plants in the world, continuously adding new customers and products to our wide ranging portfolio

  • Vehicle Body Building

    Vehicle Body Building

    Whether it's Box, Load, or a Bus Body, AVA has a proven track record in providing Safe, High-Quality Bodies for all vehicle types & sizes.

  • Marine Solutions

    Marine Solutions

    Servicing both the Commercial & Leisure sectors – AVA’s range of high-quality & affordable fiberglass boats are made to international specifications

  • Supply Chain Solutions

    Supply Chain Solutions

    The supply chain process for locally assembled vehicles can be complicated. That’s why we offer a range of services to help cater to all your needs.

  • Specialty Vehicle Transformations

    Specialty Vehicle Transformations

    AVA has a long prodigious history of designing and building of Specialty Vehicles, this includes CIT, Safari & 4x4 refurbishment, Kit-Car Assembly, and more recently EV Conversions for both new & used vehicles.


Poised for Growth.

Our production facilities are ready to respond to the new market growth trends expected from 2021

The AVA production facilities in Mombasa, Kenya are designed for an output of 30,000 units per year. We therefore have a significant capacity to grow our current production output. This increase is expected to grow steadily with the introduction of the new National Automotive Policy

Chassis Lines
Chassis Lines
Cab Trim
Cab Trim
Frame Riveting & Welding
Frame Riveting & Welding
Paint Shop
Paint Shop
Car park
Car park
Training Academy
Training Academy
quality systems

AVA is IATF 16949 certified

Trusted by the motor vehicle industry for nearly two decades, the IATF 16949 certification provides a robust baseline of occupant protection through a series of performance tests designed to drive safety performance from initial design to final assembly.

The certification demonstrates our commitment to adhering and producing safe products and following an effective system for addressing consumer safety issues.


AVA News

AVA Sponsors Art Club for Miritini Primary School

Kenya is ready for a ban on the importation of used vehicles because local assemblers have sufficient capacity to satisfy market demands.

CFAO Motors has begun assembling Toyota Fortuners at the Associated Vehicle Assemblers (AVA) in Mombasa County.

Kenya is ready for a ban on the importation of used vehicles because local assemblers have sufficient capacity to satisfy market demands.

Is Kenya ready for a ban on used imported vehicles?

Kenya is ready for a ban on the importation of used vehicles because local assemblers have sufficient capacity to satisfy market demands.

customer service

Success is nothing if we’re not of value!

We strive to provide outstanding customer service to all our clients. Our customers are the key to our company’s success, and we pride ourselves on giving each one exceptional service.


    We are happy to talk to you anytime on our telephone lines, via our online chat window, or the contact form below. Simply fill in your details, select your topic and send. We shall get back to you without delay.

    ​+254 111 039 460


    Click below to find answers to some of the frequent questions our clients ask. Never hesitate to get in touch if your question is not among the ones listed. We look forward to hearing from you!