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Formex Commercial Executive appointed to NAACAM NEC

Formex Commercial Executive appointed to NAACAM NEC

Formex Industries is a renowned manufacturer and supplier of automotive components in South Africa. We have been a reliable partner for South African OEMs for decades. Part of our success is owed to our incredible management team. Mihlali Sogoni has been with Formex...

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Complete guide to Formex products

Complete guide to Formex products

The South African automotive manufacturing industry is an important contributor to the country's economy. With the ever-increasing demand for vehicles, having dependable suppliers of high-quality components is critical.  The South African automotive industry employs...

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Insights from Formex Industries’ new commercial manager

Insights from Formex Industries’ new commercial manager

Formex has appointed Modise Mahlanyana as its new commercial manager. His key responsibilities include account management and customer relationships. Mahlanyana is no stranger to the automotive manufacturing sector, having worked as a sales manager for an automotive...

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Formex takes a pledge to invest in the automotive sector

Formex takes a pledge to invest in the automotive sector

Formex has joined 15 other companies in a multi-billion rand pledge to invest in the South African automotive sector. The R4.8 billion pledge was announced at the National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (Naacam) Show, which took place at...

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Formex attending the NAACAM Show 2023

Formex attending the NAACAM Show 2023

The NAACAM Show 2023 is right around the corner and automotive industry enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting this prestigious event. Taking place at the Sun Bet Arena, in Menlyn, Pretoria on 30 and 31 August 2023, the NAACAM Show is the premier platform for connecting...

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Where does SA rank for vehicle manufacturing?

Where does SA rank for vehicle manufacturing?

The International Organisation of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) has published its recent findings that rank countries in terms of the strength and resilience of their automotive manufacturing industries. According to the survey, South Africa ranks seventh in the...

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Suzuki launches its first electric SUV

Suzuki launches its first electric SUV

Suzuki is the latest automaker to join the fray in offering its customers an electric vehicle (EV). The Japanese company has launched an electric sports utility vehicle (SUV), called the Suzuki eVX. The concept model was shown at Auto Expo 2023 - India’s premier...

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Why SA needs to ramp up EV production timeline

Why SA needs to ramp up EV production timeline

Of the entire manufacturing output from South Africa, the automotive sector contributed the most in 2022, despite being the third-largest manufacturing sector in the country. Automotive exports account for a significant portion of locally-produced vehicles and...

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Volvo introduces bidirectional charging to power homes

Volvo introduces bidirectional charging to power homes

Volvo has developed the capability for bidirectional charging on some of its new electric vehicles (EVs), which means that your car can now be used to power your home or certain appliances. Amid the load shedding crisis in South Africa, this feature essentially turns...

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Cape Town ready to host its first Formula E race

Cape Town ready to host its first Formula E race

The ninth season of the ABB Formula E World Championship has kicked off and this year, it’s coming to South Africa. Cape Town has been chosen as the host city for the fifth race, set to take place on Saturday, 25 February 2023. This global showcase of electric racing...

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