AIDC News

THE FIRST ALL-NEW NISSAN NAVARA ROLLS OFF THE LINE: BUILT IN AFRICA FOR AFRICA

The first Nissan Navara vehicles to be manufactured in Africa by Africans have begun rolling off the Nissan manufacturing production facility in Rosslyn on their way to South Africa and the rest of Africa…

BMW GROUP SOUTH AFRICA STARTS PRODUCTION OF THE NEW BMW X3 AT ITS ROSSLYN PLANT

The next chapter in South Africa’s automotive story gets underway this week as BMW Group South Africa starts production of the new BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) at its Rosslyn plant, outside Pretoria. Building on the success of its predecessor, this occasion once again demonstrates the BMW Group’s commitment to its operations in South Africa…

FORD CREATES 1 200 JOBS AT SILVERTON ASSEMBLY PLANT, MODERNISED RANGER ASSEMBLY LINE LAUNCHED

Ford South Africa has created around 1 200 incremental jobs by adding a third shift as part of the $1.05-billion investment in its Silverton Assembly Plant….

The AIDC achieves a Clean Audit

The Automotive Industry Development Centre has obtained a Clean Audit  which is an Unqualified Report with no material findings for the for the 2020/2021 Financial Year. A clean audit relates to three aspects; the financial statements are free from material misstatements, there are no material findings on the annual performance report and lastly, there are no material findings on non-compliance with key legislation…

The AIDC’s Graduate Incubatee dazzles at the Africa Kaizen Annual Conference

The Africa Kaizen Annual Conference was held from the 24th to the 26th of August 2021.  The government of Tanzania, the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) hosted the conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and online under the theme “Opportunities to Accelerate Industrialization and Trade in Africa: Streamlining Kaizen/QPI with Digital Technologies, Start-ups, SMEs Development and Home-Grown Economic Activities in Africa”…

AIDC helps Emerging Black Businesses to break barriers

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) assisted Feasible Plastics through enterprise development initiatives to break barriers in the South African automotive industry…

The AIDC’s Kaizen Programme is recognised for excellence

The AIDC’s Supplier and Enterprise Development Department (SEDD) Automotive Kaizen Programme is the first runner up for a prestigious award during the Southern Africa Institute for Industrial Engineers (SAIIE)’s Awards…

PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA LAUNCHES AFRICA’S FIRST AUTOMOTIVE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE (SEZ) IN GAUTENG

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC), a wholly owned subsidiary company of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency, has been tasked to deliver Africa’s first Automotive City project on behalf of the Gauteng Provincial Government, the Tshwane Automotive City (TAC)…

GAUTENG MEC FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PAYS A VISIT TO THE AIDC

On the 2nd of 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 Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC), supported a South African automotive company, Lumen Special Cables at the Africa Kaizen Annual Conference (AKAC) where they company won the Excellence Kaizen Award…

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF NISSAN INCUBATION CENTRE

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….

APPOINTMENT OF MR. LANCE SCHULTZ AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER- AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (AIDC))

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) in Gauteng has appointed Mr. Lance Schultz as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He joins the AIDC after a near four-year tenure as CEO of the Centurion Aerospace Village….

THE AIDC AND GEP EMPOWER SMME’S

On the 8th of June 2018, the AIDC in partnership with the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) held a workshop followed by a tool-handover to informal body and mechanical repairers, at the Gauteng Automotive Learning Centre (GALC)…

THE AIDC SCOOPS NUMEROUS AWARDS AT THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT 2018

The Skills Development Summit took place on 6-7 March 2018, at Gallagher Convention centre, Johannesburg. The Automotive Development Centre (AIDC) represented by the Skills Development and Training Department attended the summit, and were nominated in four categories namely…

WEH SMME SHINES AT THE TOWNSHIP INVESTMENT SUMMIT AND EXPO

The first Township Business Investment Summit and Expo was hosted by the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) at the Soweto theatre on 6-8 June 2018.  One of the Winterveld Enterprise Hub (WEH) SMMEs, Alfred Freddy Meso (32) participated in the expo…

BLACK WOMAN MAKES SERIOUS STRIDES IN THE AUTO SECTOR

On 8 March 2018, we celebrated International Women’s Day, a day that is celebrated in many countries around the world. ‘It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political’…

AIDC HOSTS KAIZEN SEMINAR AND AWARDS

The Automotive Industry Development Centre hosted the Kaizen Seminar and Awards, on Wednesday 14 March 2018, at Emperors Palace. The word Kaizen is derived from Japanese, meaning “continuous improvement” and includes all initiatives that focus on process engineering and improvements…

Important Notice: For the latest information on Covid-19 please visit South Africa's official website: COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal
toggle