Established in 1950, LSHS is the largest bus and coach manufacturer in East and Central Africa. With over 60 years experience in the bus body building industry LSHS  has steadily grown to command the largest market share in the region while concurrently expanding its production capability from 20 units in 1997 to the current 80 units a month.

LSHS leadership position in the industry has been achieved through long term commitment to investment programs in design and development, acquisition and application of efficient and effective production technologies and direct marketing efforts within the region.

Our range of clientele includes leading assembly plants such as General Motors EA Ltd (GMEA), Kenya Grange Vehicle Industries Ltd, Cooper Motors Company (CMC), and Simba Colt. We also build buses for fleet owners, schools, colleges, universities, PSV owners and SACCOs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

In October 2012 LSHS was awarded the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 award for building buses, coaches and commercial vehicles. We also received an award of excellence for Best Institutional and Small Bus Builder of the year 2012 by the National Road Safety Agency during their 13th Annual Road Safety Agency Awards on October 12, 2012.