M a r k e t N e w s

Tshwane, capital of South Africa is all set to become a leading automotive investment destination in Africa

Posted on : Friday , 5th April 2019

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) has begin the first step of a R50 billion mega-development which will see Rosslyn, north east of Pretoria, become the new automotive manufacturing capital of South Africa, and a leading automotive investment destination in Africa.


South Africa’s capital, City of Tshwane, is set to become the automotive capital of Africa with the development of Rosslyn Hub, a R50 billion Auto City project.


Brendan Falkson, Director at Rosslyn Hub, stated, “Rosslyn, which is already a home to four car manufacturing plants – BMW, Nissan, Iveco and Tata – along with an formation of automotive suppliers, will imitate well-established automotive cities like those found around the world."


“Rosslyn Hub will be developed in three stages, starting with an 11 000 square metre convenience centre, student housing for about 1000 students and a private school with “a technical slant”. 


The second phase should be started by 2020, which would include a vehicle distribution centre in the Rosslyn Hub, a Logistics Hub by the AIDC and government on property connecting the Rosslyn Hub and a integrated rail spur to allow vehicles to be transported directly on the freight rail line from Rosslyn to Durban.


The Rosslyn Hub will include 1,200 houses and 250 rental apartments; A creche, primary and high school; University with student housing; Two shopping centres, a value centre and filling station; A logistics park and vehicle distribution centre, with access to a world class rail logistics hub; A truck staging area and truck stop; Motor showrooms and a motor retail area; A hospital and clinic; and A hotel and conference centre.


Tshwane Auto City is to be developed on 7100 hectares around the Rosslyn Hub. The project is likely to create over 160,000 jobs over its entire development period.  The South African government focuses on increasing local vehicle manufacturing to 1.2 million vehicles per annum by 2020.

Source : newzmart
Featured Companies
  • Bajaj Auto
  • Nissens A/S
  • Bajaj Auto
  • Tire Group International, LLC.
  • dubaiexporters.com
  • Steelmate - Think safety think Steelmate

Complete List  

Advertisers in previous issue:

  • Product includes Braking, Steering, Suspension, Filtration, Transmission, Cooling, Heating, Electrical, Engine, Lubricants, Chemicals, Wiping, Lighting etc.
  • Pro Media is established by a group of advertising sales people who have had over 25 years of experience in Taiwan’s two-wheeled industry.
  • Wheel bearing / Hub units,Water pump bearings,Deep grove ball bearings;Strut bearings;Heavy duty truck tapers;Tensioner bearings
  • Exporters of Genuine & Non Geuine Parts for Japanese Cars.
  • Rolman World is one of the largest and most established distributors of bearings and related technical services in the Middle East and Africa.
  • For European Trucks & Engine Parts.
  • Pensol Industries Limited has a wide range of products, both in Automotive and Industrial lubricants
  • A truly global provider of quality vehicles.
  • ANAM Motors Co., Ltd., has been expanding its areas into many markets of Auto motive Spare Parts in worldwide from the establishment year of 1998.
  • Best Choice International Trade is one of the leading tyre exporter in China, and a major supplier of tyres and engines in Beijing Municipality.
  • Steelmate - The world leading manufacturer in mobile electronics industry
  • Meizhou Jinda Auto Parts Co.,Ltd. is a state-owned enterprise ,specializing in manufacturing auto clutch disc and brake.
  • Specialized in development, design, manufacture and sale of steel wheel of the truck and trailer and bus,etc.
  • Car garage equipment
  • Cylinder heads
  • Dealers of Honda,Yamaha,Suzuki.
  • Unique Part Trading L.L.C was formed in the year 1984 registered with Dubai Economic Department and Dubai Chamber of Commerce in dealing with the General Trade License to do the Commercial Activities of the Business.
  • TOMAD International, Inc. is an export management company specializing in sales and marketing within the Middle East and Africa region.
  • Nordic Trailers Ltd we pride ourselves on importing and selling world leading car trailers from Respo.
  • Mobile Crushing and Screening plant
  • Fowlers Parts supply genuine original spare parts
  • GUANGZHOU YIFENG AUTO PARTS MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. is a professional manufacturer and distributor of automotive filters, mainly specializing in all kinds of oil filters, fuel filters and air filters.
  • It is the largest manufacturer of Premium Quality Lipe brand clutches for the commercial vehicles in India.
  • DM is one of the leading manufacturer specialized in reflective material in the world, which is only one manufacturer that not only produce personal safety production but also produce traffic safety production in China.
  • Supplier of vehicles, watercraft & aircraft worldwide.
Afrotrade International Marketing, Tel: +971-50-6285684
© 1998-2019 Afrotrade