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EC development body extends auto expertise to Senegal

FOLLOWING this year’s Intra-African Trade Fair Conference opened by President Cyril Ramaphosa, and as part of the Coega Africa Programme, the Coega Development Corporation...

Coega SEZ driving auto sector investment

By Mfundo Piti THE Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and the Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park (NMBLP) are regarded as an automotive investment destination of...

Bakkie builder updates minister on R1.2-billion Gqeberha plant investment

ISUZU Motors South Africa welcomed a high-ranking government delegation on Monday, led by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel. During the Minister’s...

Automaker’s backing a big boost for community greening project

VOLKSWAGEN Group South Africa (VWSA) has established a partnership with Community Conservation Fund Africa (CCFA) in support of its “Greening the Community” initiative. CCFA...

Automaker’s big backing for Bay non-profits

IN line with its priorities of youth and community development, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has pledged its support to 10 non-profit organisations working...

Big leap forward for EV energy delivery compliance

ABB is on track to meet its energy metering commitments, as it secures prestigious Eichrecht compliance for its high-power DC chargers in Germany. A...

Compact yet powerful truck a real FAWce multiplier

FAW’s sales success in the heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) segment of the South African market is thanks – in large part – to the...

EC auto component maker scoops top export award

CREATING hundreds of new jobs, increasing market share, profits and growing export turnover. These are just some of the successes Exporters Eastern Cape’s Exporter...

From Beetle to Polo: Kariega automaker celebrates 70 years in SA

ON 31 August 1951, the first Volkswagen vehicle manufactured in South Africa, a Volkswagen Beetle, rolled off the assembly line. Exactly seven decades later, Volkswagen...

FAW sure! Locally built heavy hauler affordable and functional

WITH a local history that spans some 30 years, FAW Trucks prides itself on providing South African customers with affordable, high-quality and durable products...

New board for Bay truck body builder

GQEBERHA–based truck body manufacturer, Kanu Commercial Body Construction has announced the appointment of its new board, with Isuzu Motors South Africa Chief Executive Officer...

High-performance nonwoven materials for auto manufacturing

FIBERTEX works closely with automotive manufacturers to design solutions for vehicles, using lightweight materials for high performance, enhanced comfort inside the cabin, extended service...

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Mayoral delegation updated on R1.2bn Gqeberha auto plant upgrade

NELSON Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Eugene Johnson visited Isuzu Motors South Africa’s Manufacturing plant recently to preview the R1.2-billion investment which will see the...

MOU signals EV focus for SA’s auto supply chain

THE Automotive industrial Development Centre Eastern Cape (AIDC EC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS). According...