Formex Industries increases capacity to meet industry demands

Formex Industries increases capacity to meet industry demands

Formex Industries is working to increase its manufacturing capacity in order to meet the demands of the local and international automotive sectors. This increase in demand is partly brought about by the guidelines set out in the South African Automotive Masterplan...
Insights from AutoTrader’s latest Car Industry Report

Insights from AutoTrader’s latest Car Industry Report

The latest AutoTrader vehicle report has been released, revealing brand new insights into South Africa’s automotive industry. The Car Industry Report is the culmination of extensive data gathering and database analyses that shed light on the current state of the...
Volkswagen South Africa to launch EVs in 2021

Volkswagen South Africa to launch EVs in 2021

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is planning to launch its first fully electric vehicle (EV) to the local market in 2021. The group is currently in talks with the German head office to bring the VW ID.3 EVs to South Africa after their European launch in 2020. The...
How are 2019 models performing in the South African market?

How are 2019 models performing in the South African market?

This year has seen the launch of several new car models in South Africa. From BMW and Jaguar to Toyota and Mitsubishi, we look at the numbers to see how well they have been received by buyers. These new models point to the direction that the brands are likely to move...
Jaguar and Land Rover to manufacture electric vehicles

Jaguar and Land Rover to manufacture electric vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover has announced its plans to produce a range of electric vehicles for both vehicle brands. Both Land Rover and Jaguar will offer customers electrified options for its models from 2020 onwards. Jaguar Land Rover is an indirect customer of Formex...
Mid-year wrap: new vehicle sales down, exports up

Mid-year wrap: new vehicle sales down, exports up

We are passed half-way through 2019 and it has been an interesting year for the automotive sector. From the start of the year, new vehicle sales have struggled to get off the ground but the export market has seen considerable growth. Total sales of new vehicles in...
Formex Industries product range

Formex Industries product range

Formex Industries in a metal forming and assembly company that produces automotive components for vehicle manufacturers. Our customers include South African vehicle producers and international 1st Tier suppliers that sell our products to other car brands. Formex is...
South Africa should push on catalytic converter production

South Africa should push on catalytic converter production

Formex Industries has identified the significance and leads the charge South Africa has the ability to become a world leader in carbon-reducing technologies, such as catalytic converters for the automotive industry. The country has an abundance of platinum and...
Suzuki aims for new sales record in South Africa

Suzuki aims for new sales record in South Africa

Suzuki Auto South Africa is pushing for a new sales record in South Africa this year. Thanks to the launch of the brand new and ever-popular Suzuki Jimny, along with other competitive models such as the Ignis and Swift, Suzuki sales are already up by 9.8% after the...