About Us

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) is a subsidiary of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) which is an agency of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development.  The AIDC was established as a support centre to strengthen global competitiveness in the local automotive industry and to bolster the position of Gauteng as an automotive industry destination of choice. The AIDC has accelerated economic growth within the automotive industry through strategic partnerships with government, non-governmental agencies, and industry leaders.  The AIDC prides itself in being a world-class organisation specialising in Skills Development and Training, Enterprise Development, Incubation Programmes, Management of Incentive Programmes and Facility Management.

Shared Values

  • Respect for Others
  • Teamwork
  • Open and honest two-way Communication
  • Encouraging a Learning Culture
  • On-time, On-brief, On-budget
  • Client-centered
  • Integrity and Ethics above all

The Vision of the AIDC is to be the leading implementation agency delivering creative, efficient, best practice and value based solutions in support of government’s programmes related to the automotive and allied sectors.


The Mission of the AIDC, in pursuit of its Vision, is to provide innovative customised solutions: To develop the automotive manufacturing sector to globally competitive standards of excellence through a world-class value proposition which enables effective and sustainable socio-economic growth.