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Automated production of license plates in Egypt

TÖNNJES opens high-tech factory in Cairo

  • Ceremonial opening in the Egyptian capital
  • Politicians and press gain insight into licence plate production
  • Successful implementation of the agreement signed during "Compact with Africa 2019"

Cairo, October 2022. Egypt is localising its license plate production: On 16 October, the new production facility in Cairo officially opened, where all of the…

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Kenya uses electronic vehicle detection from Germany

New order from Nairobi: TÖNNJES continues to supply IDeSTIX to East Africa

  • Kenya relies on German RFID technology to identify cars
  • IDeSTIX as a “third number plate” on the vehicle
  • Consumers can check vehicle features via smartphone

Nairobi/Delmenhorst, September 2022. Kenya already digitised the registration and identification of its vehicles in 2016. Since then, all new cars and trucks…

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TÖNNJES opens first production site in West Africa

Delmenhorst/Dakar. At the request of the national Ministry of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Development (French: Ministère de Infrastructures, des Transports Terrestres et du Désenclavement – in short, MITTD), the Republic of Senegal wanted to optimise the registration and inspection of vehicle registration plates in 2018. The aim of the project: a uniform process from the registration to the…

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Joint venture in Egypt

Joint venture in Cairo: Egypt relies on German license plate technology
Market leader TÖNNJES invests in North Africa and establishes joint production

Delmenhorst/Cairo, September 2020. On Monday, the Arab Organization of Industrialization (AOI) – one of the largest industrial companies in Egypt – and the German company TÖNNJES signed a contract for a joint venture in Cairo: A local production…

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Kenya identifies automobiles by using RFID technology from Germany

TÖNNJES C.A.R.D. provides over three million vehicles with high tech windshield labels

Bremen, February 2017. Almost 47 million people are registered citizens of Kenya. However, the government has no backed record on the total number of car owners on Kenya’s streets. As a consequence, the state misses out on tax revenues that are essential to enhance the country’s traffic infrastructure. The…

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TÖNNJES Compact with Africa

Strengthening African states: Plans for Egypt’s own licence plate production facility
TÖNNJES signs cooperation agreement at “Compact with Africa” conference

Berlin, November 2019. More cooperation with African countries and higher direct investments by local companies to strengthen the regional economy – these are the aims of the conference “Compact with Africa”, which took place this week in…

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Less bureaucracy, more security: vehicles equipped with RFID technology

Less bureaucracy, more security: vehicles equipped with RFID technology

Electronic number plates allow for uniform recognition and payment systems

Delmenhorst, September 2019. Enterprises with large vehicle fleets usually require extensive use of petrol cards in order to refuel tanks. This is an insight from the “Petrol Cards 2018” analysis by the Dataforce market research institute. The use…

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TÖNNJES opens up new strategic base in Dakar with AFRIPLAQUE

German experts set their sights on the West African vehicle identification market
TÖNNJES opens up new strategic base in Dakar with AFRIPLAQUE

Delmenhorst/Dakar, February 2019. The Government of the Republic of Senegal is introducing a new system to register vehicle owners and identify vehicles in the West African state. This should improve the state’s control over vehicle tax and provide…

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