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Automotive Industry Development Centre

Automotive Industry Development Centre

AIDC encourages all industry stakeholders to participate in Automechanika Johannesburg 2019

The AIDC highly recommend that all automotive organisations, government departments from all spheres of government, its agencies and all other stakeholders seeks participation.

The Automotive Industry Development Centre shares best practices with Egypt

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) and Nissan South Africa, today hosted a government delegation from Egypt at the Automotive Supplier Park in Rosslyn. The delegation is on a fact-finding mission into the South African automotive sector.

AIDC incubatees at Ford Incubation Centre receives Q1 Ford Certification

Motherson & BACS (an incubatee company at Ford Incubation Centre) recently obtained their Ford Q1 status, making it the third company on site that has achieved this.

Strategic interventions to change the trajectory of the Eastern Cape automotive industry

The East Cape Automotive Industry Forum (ECAIF) has set five-year targets for growth of the local automotive industry.

TAC Masterplan adoption to bring about infrastructure development

The adoption of the TAC Masterplan by the City of Tshwane necessitates the K217 road development as this is a catalyst infrastructure project for the entire TAC development.

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development pays a visit to the AIDC

On Tuesday, 2 July 2019 the MEC for the Gauteng Department of Economic Development, Dr. Kgosientso Ramokgopa, paid a visit to the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC).

Proudly South-African – Congratulations to AIDC team and Lumen Special Cables

The AIDC supported a South African automotive company, Lumen Special Cables, at the Africa KAIZEN™ Annual Conference (AKAC), where the company won the KAIZEN™ Excellence Award.

Public-private partnership opportunities in Tshwane Automotive City

The adoption of the TAC Masterplan and consequent public funding for infrastructure development, will create partnership opportunities for the private sector.

Gauteng government’s sector-focused model yields investment returns in the automotive sector

Gauteng government’s automotive sector incubation programme in collaboration with Nissan South Africa, enhances the country’s business case to produce the new generation Navara locally.

Skilled technicians for the automotive and allied industries

The Trade Test Centre in the Rosslyn hub services the automotive industry as a whole and forms part of the full value chain of training, testing and certification for trades.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Company producing eco-friendly drinking straws seeks funding for expansion

Far_Go Straws produces and distributes a range of stainless-steel, reusable, consumer-friendly straws. The company is currently in the process of adding bamboo straws to its product range.

Relocating logistics company seeks funding for upgrade and repair of facilities

Additional funding of R2-million is sought for the upgrading and minor repairs of existing facility in Special Economic Zone.

Northern Cape Metals Industrial Cluster now in implementation phase

The Cluster will be fully established through a development of four phases. Phase 1 is currently under development.

Featured Business Opportunities

Establish your business in Africa’s tech hub

Cape Town has established itself as a key technology hub in Africa with a number of major companies launching their head offices in the city.

South Africa is alert to the growing opportunity offered by the maritime sector

The Oceans Economy is no longer just a concept talked about at conferences, it is a reality that is starting to have an impact on South Africa.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.