Consistent quality is more than a catch-phrase, MBSA proves the adage for the third year running. 11-07-2011 – The East London manufacturing plant of Mercedes-BenzSouth Africa Pty Ltd (MBSA) has once again come out ahead of the competition in respect of quality manufacturing. “What’s even more satisfying is that... Read more
The project will entail the design and development of a solar powered vehicle that will expose students across a range of study fields to conduct research into an exploding renewable energy market and build on the base of accumulated learning. 01-06-2011 -In a boost to the metro’s research capability... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa presented its “2010 Annual Supplier Awards” to its top suppliers during an evening of celebrations in Johannesburg on Wednesday 25 May 2010. The evening also included a celebration of the Volkswagen brand’s 60th anniversary in South Africa.  Volkswagen Group South Africa Managing Director, David Powels,... Read more
R7 million agreement to help component manufacturers become more energy efficient 24-05-2011 – A R7 million landmark agreement between the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) and the National Cleaner Production Centre will help component manufacturers in the Eastern Cape become more energy efficient and competitive. Finalised this month, the... Read more
Volkswagen SA dominates small car market in April
  Volkswagen’s Polo Vivo yet again number one selling brand in South Africa as Polo stands at second best selling brand. During April 2011 a total of 26 347 new passenger cars were sold in South Africa. Total new passenger car sales in April declined by 25.1 percent when... Read more
  05-04-2011 – South African vehicle sales for March 2011  have accelerated to levels last seen in 2007, with Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) leading in passenger car sales. This is according to National Association of Automotive Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) figures released on Monday. Industry role players, however,... Read more
SEWELLS in South Africa has become part of a global company which provides motor dealer development services – largely in training, development and business consulting – to more than 4,000 automotive retailers throughout Australia, India, New Zealand, Thailand, China, and other countries in the Asia Pacific region as well... Read more
  The East London IDZ has developed a model which it believes will provide a platform for the development and improvement of the automotive industry in South Africa and further contribute to the competitive positioning of the South Africa automotive industry globally. The multi-OEM model, which is centred on... Read more

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