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106 township mechanics get lifeline


Nelson Mandela Bay’s township economy is set for a major boost with 106 mechanics inducted for the two-year Informal Automotive Service Centres Development Programme.

An initiative of the Uitenhage Despatch Development Initiative (UDDI) in partnership with Filpro, an enterprise development company established to empower informal automotive entrepreneurs in South Africa, the programme is the first of its kind for the Eastern Cape.

The group of generalist mechanics, tyre repairs and panel beaters from KwaNobuhle, Khayamnandi and KwaLanga are the first beneficiaries of the programme in the region.

Speaker to inspire women


“From working at one of the most innovative technology companies in the world to producing my first feature film, Ayanda , I’ve truly realised there are no boundaries for women. You can go anywhere and do anything as long as you put your mind to...

Ford Transforms Lives with Second Phase of Vastrap Container Housing Project


The Ford Struandale Engine Plant transformed the lives of 10 families from the Vastrap informal settlement in Booysens Park, Port Elizabeth, with the installation of shipping containers converted into safe and secure housing units.

Five containers were completely renovated, converted and subdivided to provide houses for 10 destitute families, the sick and elderly. A sixth unit was also prepared as a multi-purpose facility for community meetings, classroom for the children and a skills development centre.

Volkswagen Group South Africa among first to achieve new international certification


VOLKSWAGEN Group South Africa's manufacturing plant in Uitenhage is the first of the 119 production plants in the Volkswagen Group production network to receive the ISO9001:2015 standard certification from TÜV NORD Hanover.

It took the VWSA's Quality Assurance department just six weeks to meet the requirements of the new ISO9001:2015 standard. The annual Management System audit undertaken by TÜV NORD Hanover from 2 - 10 November, shows that VWSA is compliant with the new ISO9001:2015, VDA6.1 and Conformity of Production standards.