Motor dealership still have a big role to play in automotive retailing
It was very evident, judging by the presentations and feedback to a poll of delegates, that motor dealerships in South Africa will have a significant role to play in automotive retailing for many years to come. This was one of the outcomes from a very insightful online seminar and panel discussion on the topic “Evolution of the Automotive Retail Sector, the Future Role of Dealerships and the Shift towards Digital Retailing,” held recently.
Swing to EVs can benefit SA remanufacturers
South African automotive component manufacturers and re-manufacturers, as well as replacement parts makers, can benefit from the current swing towards electrified vehicles which is being driven by environmental regulators in certain European countries and in North America.
Searching for the next big thing in automotive aftermarket entries now open for 2022 innovation awards
Product innovation is synonymous with the Automechanika brand and as such, the Innovation Awards have been a highlight of the local event since it was first held in 2009. Pioneering products and innovations will once again be celebrated when Automechanika Johannesburg – South Africa’s premier trade fair – returns to National Exhibition Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg between 7 and 10 June 2022.
Focus will be on local businesses, products and services at upcoming Automechanika Johannesburg
Wide-ranging participation by large numbers of overseas exhibitors from a host of countries has been a feature of Automechanika Johannesburg since the first of these trade shows for the automotive aftermarket was staged at Expo Centre, Nasrec, in 2009. This all changes in favour of local exhibitors at Automechanika Johannesburg 2022, which takes place at the same venue from June 7-10.
The evolution of the automotive retail sector, the future role of dealerships, and the shift towrads digital retailing
Messe Frankfurt South Africa, the organisers of Automechanika Johannesburg, Africa’s largest trade fair for the automotive aftermarket, and Absa are proud to announce the next in a series of webinars under the banner of ‘Let’s Talk Business’, where industry leaders unpack the key trends shaping the market.
Automechanika Johannesburg automotive aftermarket trade fair returns on 7-10 June
Automechanika Johannesburg will see a return to a face-to-face trade show when it takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 7-10 June 2022. This will be the seventh time that the world-renowned Automechanika expo for the automotive aftermarket will be staged in South Africa.
Shortcomings in education system highlighted in automotive seminar
Edem Folli, who is responsible for skills development at the uYilo Mobility Programme, recently highlighted the shortcomings in the South African education system in terms of preparing people to work in a world where electronics is the key, particularly where it involves new energy mobility solutions.
Automechanika Johannesburg offers a new digital format for the international audience with a focus on industry and trade
Automechanika Johannesburg is proud to announce its involvement in the internationally renowned ‘Let’s Talk Business‘ series, which is in association with Absa. The webinar series will focus on industry-related topics,and will be aimed at facilitating conversations with key associations and stakeholders, both regionally and internationally.
The seventh Automechanika Johannesburg to take place in March 2022 and continues to offer exclusive networking opportunities
South Africa’s leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry targeting trade visitors from the Sub-Saharan Region is set to return to the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 15-18 March 2022.
Breaking News: New African car brand debuts at Automechanika Johannesburg
Mureza, a new African car brand, will make its debut at Automechanika Johannesburg, which takes place at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 18-21 September. Mureza initially has a joint venture with the SAIPA Group in Iran for platform-sharing and the supply of some of the other major components, but Mureza's ultimate objective is to design and manufacture vehicles in Africa for African drivers.
Lots of interest from Africa in Automechanika Johannesburg and Futuroad Expo
There is unprecedented interest in Automechanika Johannesburg from other African countries this year. This follows the attendance at the first four roadshow meetings in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Kenya to promote the event, which takes place at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 18-21 September. More than 75% of the floorspace has been booked already
Strong focus on innovation, skills development and "buy local" at Automechanika Johannesburg
There will be three major focus areas at this year's Automechanika Johannesburg. The trade fair for the automotive aftermarket takes place at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 18-21 September 2019. Each of the first three days is being dedicated to a specific focus area: innovation on the Wednesday, skills development on the Thursday and "buy local" on the Friday.
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Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 South Africa’s leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry targeting trade visitors from the Sub-Saharan Region
Automechanika Johannesburg to feature new products from the automotive aftermarket
The series of Automechanika trade fairs staged around the world by Messe Frankfurt are ideal locations to introduce new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. This is very much the case at Automechanika Johannesburg, which is being staged for the fifth time at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, from September 27-30.