ZF starts production in East London
ZF Lemförder SA’s new plant in East London has commenced production of front and rear axles only nine months after its nomination by Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA). “We are expanding our global footprint by opening our new plant in East London,” states Dr Peter Holdmann, Head of ZF’s Car... Read more
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and National Treasury, through its Jobs Fund, have formed a partnership in a unique job creation initiative through the construction of a new Mercedes-Benz Learning Academy in East London. The partnership was formalised through the signing of a grant agreement and entails an investment of... Read more
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the global company, Daimler AG. The company acquired a manufacturing plant in East London which has been building vehicles in South Africa for over 60 years. Today MBSA manufactures Mercedes-Benz C-Class cars in right-hand drive for the local market and... Read more
Exciting career opportunity for Lambrechts who has led Mercedes-Benz Vans South Africa to new heights in the past two years Business as usual with dedicated Vans team in place until successor is announced   PRETORIA – Mercedes-Benz South Africa announced today that its current Vice-President of Mercedes-Benz Vans South... Read more
REVERED as one of the best quality producers in the automotive world, the Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) manufacturing plant in East London embarks on an intensive training and recruitment drive this week in preparation for production of the generation C-Class (called W205) in 2014. The programme will see approximately 800... Read more
September sales saw Mercedes-Benz passenger cars end the third quarter of 2014 with record sales of 3 164 units, resulting in total sales of 19 336 units year-to-date, posting a market share of 6.8%. “It is pleasing to see that in a declining market with year-to-date sales down by -2.3%,  rejuvenation... Read more
31-07-2014 – 21 Icons multi-media project heads into season two, as extraordinary South African stories grab the attention of the world Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) looks to the art of storytelling as part of its corporate goal to inspire the youth of the country Automotive titan Mercedes-Benz South Africa... Read more
East London manufacturing facility takes silver in the J.D. Power 2014 Initial Quality Study (Europe-Africa region), a sixth consecutive year in the award rankings. 24-06-2014 – The much anticipated J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) has placed the MBSA plant in East London amongst the top motor manufacturers in... Read more
13-01-2014 – New leadership on Board of Directors Arno van der Merwe takes over as CEO of MBSA Current CEO, Dr Martin Zimmermann, to head Global Service and Parts business for the Mercedes-Benz and smart brands. Pretoria – Great excitement reigns in the corridors of MBSA, as the company... Read more
13-01-2014 – New leadership on Board of Directors Arno van der Merwe takes over as CEO of MBSA Current CEO, Dr Martin Zimmermann, to head Global Service and Parts business for the Mercedes-Benz and smart brands. Pretoria – Great excitement reigns in the corridors of MBSA, as the company... Read more