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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...

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Formex Industries prides itself on quality and delivery

Formex Industries is proud of the quality automotive components that it produces at its manufacturing facility in Port Elizabeth. The company can also ensure that these vehicle parts are delivered efficiently to meet customer expectations. Formex products are used on...

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Formex Industries proudly supplying to export markets

Formex Industries is a metal forming and assembly company that supplies a variety of complex products to the local and international automotive sectors. The company is based in Port Elizabeth - an important import and export hub for the local automotive manufacturing...

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Formex Industries is a Level 2 B-BBEE contributor

Formex is a Level 2 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) contributor, but what exactly does this mean for our business, suppliers and consumers? B-BBEE is a form of economic empowerment that was initiated by the South African government in 2003.  The aim of...

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Formex Industries CEO Hennie Venter interviewed on kykNET

Formex Industries chief executive officer Hennie Venter was interviewed on Winslyn Ekonomie by the host, Divan Botha. The business and economics show is aired on kykNET. The topics of discussion during the show revolved around automotive manufacturing as well as 3D...

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Formex Industries pays tribute to Mandela Day

The 18th of July marks International Nelson Mandela Day - a day that honours the former South African president and humanitarian icon. People around the world devote 67 minutes of their time (or as long as they can afford) to helping out communities and a variety of...

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Volvo teams up with Uber to produce self-driving vehicles

Swedish car manufacturer, Volvo, has teamed up with Uber to develop a production car that is capable of driving itself. Volvo and Uber signed an engineering agreement in 2016 and have produced several prototypes of self-driving vehicles to date. Volvo is an indirect...

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Tips to make your insurance repair claims easier

When you have an accident or your car breaks down, the last thing you want to deal with is complicated insurance claim processes that consume all of your time. These processes can be stressful and frustrating, but with a bit of organisation and preparation, you can...

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Keeping children safe in cars

The Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) has called on parents to ensure their children’s safety in vehicles. Babies and toddlers are always strapped into car seats, but older children are given a lot more leeway when it comes to buckling up. Some parents don’t...

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How to avoid a car sale scam

The task of buying a new car can be a complicated and tricky process. First, you need to decide what vehicle to buy from a range of manufacturers and models. This, in itself, can be a hard decision. Next, you need to find the right seller. Do you buy from the dealer...

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Local vehicle production growing steadily

Despite a slightly sluggish sales market in South Africa, the vehicle manufacturing industry is expected to grow by just over six percent in 2019. The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) estimates that 648 000 new vehicles will be...

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