MBSA develops excellence
Built on the foundation of more than three decades, the technologically advanced Mercedes-Benz Learning Academy (MBLA) is MBSA’s flagship training facility. As an important feeder of technical skills for the benefit of the South African automotive skills workforce, the MBLA also ensures skills transfer and job creation for youth.... Read more
Ford gives 67,000 women to  dignity
Ford South Africa is reaching out to young women for Mandela Day this year by supporting a project that will be providing 67 000 learners with locally-made, eco-friendly reusable feminine hygiene products. Ford donated R1-million to the Afribiz Foundation in support of the non-profit organisation’s outstanding, ongoing efforts to supply... Read more
Struandale engine plant gears for international demand
The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has successfully implemented its production expansion with the installation of a new assembly line for the new-generation 2.0 Bi-Turbo and Single Turbo diesel engines used in the New Ford Ranger, the first-ever Ranger Raptor and the New Everest. The expansion also... Read more
Ford’s expansion unleashes new potential for SA
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has emerged from a comprehensive investment and production expansion programme ready to meet the demands of a growing export-driven business in South Africa. An investment of R3-billion announced in 2017 opened up new potential for Ford’s Silverton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Pretoria... Read more
Daimler AG establishes IT hub in East London
Daimler AG, parent company to Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) announces the establishment of an IT Hub at its Plant in East London. The IT Hub will focus on Data analytics, software development and business analysts in collaboration with central IT MBC Operations in providing IT solutions supporting global Daimler... Read more
MBSA partnership for WBO champ
Mercedes-Benz today announced a brand partnership through its “Friends of the Brand” programme with the World Boxing Organization bantamweight champion, Zolani Tete. The partnership sees Tete receive a Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC; one of the C-Class models built in the award-winning East London Plant, which celebrates its 60th year... Read more
Volkswagen appoints new Head of Group Communications
      Andile Dlamini appointed as new Head of Group Communications at VWSA       Matt Gennrich hands over the reins to Andile Dlamini As from 1 September 2018, Andile Dlamini will assume responsibility for Volkswagen Communications as Head of Group Communications. Andile has 15 years’ experience in Public Relations and Communications in... Read more
Ford wins at employee engagement awards
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has emerged victorious at the inaugural Africa Employee Engagement Awards held recently in Johannesburg. The awards honour companies and organisations that place their employees at the core of workplace strategy. Ford won the Diversity and Inclusion Award for the successful implementation of... Read more
MBSA supports Thuma Mina Campaign
The announcement by Mercedes Benz South Africa today of a new investment worth R10 billion is a stamp of approval that our province remains a viable investment destination of choice in as far as the auto manufacturing sector is concerned. Not only will it lead to more job creation... Read more
President of South Africa visits the Mercedes-Benz plant in South Africa
Mercedes-Benz Cars invests 600 Million Euro in expansion of East London plant Investment was announced during a visit of His Excellency, Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, alongside other distinguished South African and German guests from the spheres of politics and business.   Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional... Read more