ASCCI in the news

Toyota, VW Developing Seven Black Component Suppliers, says DTI’s Davies

Toyota, VW Developing Seven Black Component Suppliers, says DTI’s Davies | Engineering News| 9 November 2018 

Seven black-owned automotive component suppliers are currently undergoing an 18-month training programme, with the aim of supplying some of South Africa’s vehicle manufacturing plants in future, says Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies.

ASCCI Initiates Revitalised Approach to Promoting Localisation

Automotive Business Review (aBr) | 10 October 2018

In recent months, with the support of its key funding partners (The Department of Trade and Industry, NAACAM, NAAMSA and NUMSA), ASCCI has initiated a revitalised approach to promoting localisation. The first of these activities was the roll-out of a survey to OEMs and Tier 1 firms to identify opportunities and barriers to localisation.

Ntinga Project | Five Winners Announced

Engineering News | 30 November 2017

VWSA has announced five black-owned component supplier companies as winners in its Ntinga Project. VWSA, in collaboration with ASCCI will assist these companies with tailored mentorship and competitiveness improvement projects over a course of 18 months.

Ntinga Project | Black Supplier development project

Engineering News | 19 October 2017

ASCCI and VWSA’s Black Supplier development project, named the Ntinga Project, was established to assist, train and mentor up-and-coming black-owned suppliers in the automotive sector, has culminated in the selection of ten finalists set to compete for the top five positions.

South Africa’s automotive industry at a glance

Business/Partners | 27 September 2014

The automotive industry can be described as one of the most global of all industries, with its products spread world-wide. It is one of South Africa’s most important sectors, with many of the major multinationals using South Africa to source components and assemble vehicles for both the local and international markets.

Increased support for automotive sector

Transport World Africa | 24 July 2014

Support for the automotive sector is set to increase says Rob Davies, Minister at the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).
Davies was speaking during the dti budget vote in Cape Town.

Automotive sector endorses dti initiative

South African Government News Agency | 18 October 2013

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti), its automotive social partners, labour and business have committed to work together to ensure the long-term stability of the sector.

Davies announces competitiveness initiative

Engineering News | 18 October 2013

It was important for the South African automotive industry to move forward following the recent “unprecedented lengthy strike” this sector had faced, said Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies on Thursday.