- January 15, 2020
- Posted by: p mulee
Co-op Bank, head of business banking, Moses Gitau (left) and World Navi Co. managing director, Yoshifumi Sawada (centre) sign a partnership agreement launching a scheme that will enable Kenyans to import second-hand cars at affordable prices through a secure platform from key source markets in Japan, UK and Thailand. Looking on is Stanley Makombe, general manager Africa, World Navi Co. (right). Picture/Courtesy
The Cooperative Bank of Kenya has formed a joint partnership with World Navi Company Limited to facilitate the easy import of cars from Japan, Europe or Thailand.
World Navi Company Limited is a leading Japanese exporter of used units to Africa and Europe that enables Kenyans to import second-hand cars at affordable prices through a secure platform from key source markets in Japan, UK and Thailand..
“We have formed a joint partnership with World Navi Co. Ltd, a leading Japanese exporter of used units to Africa and Europe, to enable Kenyans to import second-hand cars”, the Bank said in update on its webside.
According to the Bank, the partnership guarantees a 100% safe and reliable vehicle importation including three months warranty on the engine & transmission, accident free & genuine mileage certificates and zero risk of stolen parts or non-performance.
To import the vehicle one has to identify a car of choice via the internet through the Bank`s approved import agent website, https://worldnavi.jp/wn, then pllace an order by calling the import agent.
The import agent then prints the order and prepares a general pro-forma invoice, deposit money for purchasing the car into the dealer’s Co-op Bank account which holds the money until the dealer delivers the vehicle to the buyer.
“The import agent will purchase the vehicle on your behalf from the auction and ensure quality check and ships the car to Kenya.
“Documents are consigned to the bank that in turn will release them to the clearing agent who will in turn facilitate clearing and registration” the Bank assures the interested clients.
The process, according to the update by the Bank is concluded when the import agent delivers the vehicle to the customer who will receive the vehicle and sign a delivery note.