About KVM

KVM Started production in 1976 with the first vehicle rolling off the assembly line in August, 1976. Cumulative production since inception now stands at approximately 60,000 vehicles. The plant was originally designed to produce light and heavy commercial vehicles.

KVM deals in Bus Body building and also vehicle assembly. We assemble a wide range of vehicles including; Nissan trucks, Hino Trucks and Buses, HB Trucks, Hyundai Trucks, Ashok Leyland trucks , MAN Trucks and Buses, Trailers and Semi Trailers.

The shareholding for KVM is :
  • Kenya Government 35.0%
  • CMC Holdings Limited 32.5%
  • D.T Dobie & Co (K) Ltd 32.5%
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News & Updates

Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers Limited is looking for an Electronic/Mechanical Engineer to work in the Production Department.


To control the production line and implement systems to enable "Right First Time" vehicles
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CMC holding group in collaboration with Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) graced the official launch of Citimax 120 inner-city bus to help provide efficient and reliable passenger transport in the city at CMC Heavy Commercial Vehicle Duty (HCVD) main offices.... Read More
Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers , in addition to manufacturing vehicles that are fit for drives over rough terrains also offers additional products that are meant to make movements with luggage within these terrains a little bit more easier and comfortable. For our customers who are fond of outside activities like motorsports e.g motor bike races and camping, KVM produces small trailers ,that can be towed by the SUVs or any vehicle that could be in use in terms of moving out of doors activities utilities.
Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers in addition to manufacturing heavy MAN trucks also offers additional products to be used by the trucks in form of tri-axle trailers which are used for ferrying large cargos .The trailers can come in different forms e.g flatbed trailers , tri axle cargo trailers etc depending on the needs and intended usage by the customers.In addition to the tri axle trailers being produced,a container,for ferrying liquids or gases, to be fixed on the flat bed trailer,can also be manufactured for our customers.