Automotive & Allied Industries
Durban is a premier manufacturing hub in Southern Africa, is strategically located on the South East Coast of Africa and is the major port city of the African continent. Its location puts it in the heart of shipping and trade routes reaching to all major markets on the globe.
Evidence of Players
- Toyota South Africa
- Volvo Trucks
Claim to Fame
Established automotive supply chain (largest national OEM and about 20% of SA’s component manufacturers). Port of Durban is the continents leading port for the export of transport equipment.
- Durban Automotive Cluster is the largest and oldest in South Africa;
- Automotive Production and Development Programme (APSP); and
- Automotive Investment Scheme (AIS) Incentives;
- Africa’s largest export auto related volumes
New Automotive Supplier Park to be in Durban South.
Growing your automotive business into Southern and Central African markets?
Automotive industry players looking for opportunities to expand their business into Africa are encouraged to contact Invest Durban: