DT Dobie set up in business in Tanzania, or Tanganyika as it was then, in 1952, as a branch of the Kenyan business of the same name. From the outset it held the Mercedes-Benz franchise.
Over the years the Nissan, Suzuki, Maruti and Jeep franchises were added and in 1989 the company was incorporated.
In 2000, the company was acquired by CFAO and the company’s operations were centralised at Pugu Road in Dar es Salaam. In 2004 the company’s impressive new showroom was opened at the Pugu Road site. 2008 will see the construction of equally high-quality Aftersales facilities.
In march 2011, Dt Dobie Tanzania changes is brand to CFAO Motors Tanzania.
CFAO Motors Tanzania has 14 Representatives located throughout Tanzania and employs 148 staff in Dar es Salaam.