Corporate Affairs

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    Policy certainty to support automotive manufacturing growth

    The broad support for the Automotive Masterplan 2035 by companies across the value chain and the certainty that it creates supports local vehicle-manufacturing growth and, consequently, for the automotive components industry to increase supply, says Su…

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    Communication and planning needed to limit Covid-19 impact on supply chains

    The impact on supply chains owing to the Covid-19 outbreak and from the closure of ports of entry can be mitigated through identification of potential impacts and early communications among affected stakeholders, says advisory firm Deloitte Africa rest…

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    Automotive industry transformation focused on future of mobility

    Automotive industry transformation initiatives, as captured in the Automotive Masterplan 2035, are aimed at radically transforming the industry to meet the future demands of human mobility, in addition to sustaining and growing the industry’s economic outputs and associated socioeconomic benefits, says National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) CEO Mike Mabasa. The automotive industry is transforming globally, and South Africa can capture the economic potential of these changes if it prepares and transforms its industry.

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    Lack of port development a concern

    While there is some movement in the development of South Africa’s port infrastructure by the private sector, the overall stagnation of its development is concerning, law firm Bowmans ports, transport and logistics head Andrew Pike tells Engineering News. He says this lack of activity may largely be owing to the perceived instability in State-owned rail, port and pipeline company Transnet at leadership level.

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    Export competitiveness will boost local component manufacturers

    Replacing imports with locally manufactured components and materials can sustainably improve local supplier development. This is possible if quality standards remain within global benchmarks and if manufacturers can produce sufficient volumes to ensure…

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    Air transport bodies appeal for responsible action amid Covid-19 disruptions

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reacted to US President Donald Trump’s bans on citizens and residents of European countries from travelling to the US by affirming that the organisation and its members would maintain their support for Governments in their attempts to contain the Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) disease, recognising that Governments had to take the steps they regard as essential, but calling for the support of the increasingly battered airline industry worldwide. It also urged all Governments to follow World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines regarding Covid-19.

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    Skills are the keystone to developing local suppliers for automotive industry

    Skills are a critical requirement to sustainably allow for the establishment and development of local black suppliers to the automotive industry. Most of the suitable entrepreneur candidates to establish and run local component manufacturing and supply…

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    Iata urges action to keep fragile global air transport sector functioning

    The global airline industry is extremely vulnerable to the economic effects of the Covid-19 virus, a recently released analysis by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has shown. IATA Chief Economist Brian Pearce highlighted that, of all the airlines in the world, only some 30 were actually profitable. Excluding these 30 profitable carriers, airlines were suffering from high levels of balance sheet debt. Most airlines were short of cash to cover their expenses – 75% of them had less than three months worth of cash in reserve.

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    Tyre manufacturer building retail markets to secure growth

    With export and original equipment demand in the automotive industry in Africa growing year on year, it is critical for companies to expand their reach into high-growth markets in Africa to secure long-term growth, says Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Su…

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    Covid-19 forces SAA to cut services

    State-owned national flag carrier South African Airways (SAA), which was undergoing business rescue, has scaled down its capacity because of the fall in air passenger demand. This is the result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has severely affected the …

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