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NAAMSA responds to 2019 Budget Speech

                               South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers the 2019 Budget Speech ©GCIS The South African Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, recently announced his budget proposals for the country. In response, the president of the National...

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AutoTrader South African Car of the Year announced

The 2019 AutoTrader Car of the Year competition has concluded and the results have been tallied. This year’s overall winner is the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. A few other vehicles have been lauded as the best in their class after a fierce showdown that included track...

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Toyota sells over 40 000 Hilux units in 2018

The Toyota Hilux is officially South Africa’s favourite car, according to audited statistics released by the Department of Trade and Industry and the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA). In 2018, Toyota sold 40 018 Hilux units -...

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These are the safest cars on the road today

The world’s foremost car safety rating agency, European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) has announced its selection of safest cars tested in the past year. Vehicle safety is one of the primary considerations for buyers when looking at new cars. Crash test...

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Formex awarded IATF 16949 certificate

Formex Industries holds numerous certificates and qualifications that are an assurance of quality to our customers. One of the certifications Formex holds is the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949:2016 - one of the automotive industry’s most widely-used...

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Formex awarded ISO 9001 certificate

Formex Industries holds numerous certificates and qualifications that are an assurance of quality to our customers. One of the certifications Formex holds is the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015. This certification is the international...

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Formex awarded ISO 14001 environmental certificate

Formex Industries holds numerous certificates and qualifications that are an assurance of quality to our customers. One of the certifications Formex holds is the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001:2015. This certification is the international...

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What to do when your car overheats

South Africa is prone to experiencing hot summers and dry winters. This means that cars can overheat if they are not maintained properly. New cars and modern vehicles are unlikely to suffer from overheating unless they have low water and coolant levels or a leak in...

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Tips to lower fuel consumption

South Africa has undergone some significant changes in the past year. This, paired with the uncertainty around the outcome of the national elections in May 2019, has created some fluctuations in the prices of fuel. The fuel prices jump regularly, so the best way to...

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Buying cars: is leasing better than financing?

The vehicle market is highly competitive in South Africa. The affordability of a pre-owned car makes them a popular choice for many new buyers, however, brand new cars have the advantage of reliability and manufacturers guarantees. Formex produces quality parts for...

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Formex buys three new metal presses

Formex Industries has invested R70-million in three new metal presses that will expand its operations and output. The new presses, built by Yadon Press in China, will be used to manufacture stainless steel and mild steel components for the automotive industry. The...

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