Associations Involved

  • Automobile Association (AA)
  • Automobile Manufacturers Employers Organisation (AMEO) c/o NAAMSA (see below)
  • Automotive Industry Development Centre
  • Automotive Industry Export Council
  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) The CAA regulates aviation in South Africa and provides official information for the aviation industry.
  • Commercial Aviation Association of South Africa Find the link to affiliate associations e.g. Airports & Aerodromes Association of Southern Africa, the Helicopter Association of Southern Africa etc.
  • Motor Industry Bargaining Council Find the provincial contact list on the website
  • Motor Industry Development Council (MIDC) Tel: 012 564 5245
  • Motor Industry Ombudsman of South – is the “independent dispute resolution forum for the South African Motor Industry and its customers”
  • National Association of Automotive Component & Allied Manufactures (NAACAM)
  • National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA)
  • National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) A constituent association of the broader retail motor industry organisation
  • Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI)
  • Find the contact details of the six South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA) regional offices at
  • Southern African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA)



Bakkies and 4x4s

Renault and Mercedes-Benz both have one-tonner bakkies planned.




ATVs and Others

Some companies listed under previous subheadings also supply quad bikes and motorcycles e.g. see


Aircraft and aircraft-related

Websites and publications

  • Agricultural publications like Landbouweekblad and Farmer’s Weekly carry articles about bakkies, cars and other vehicles. Find reviews under “Wiele” at and “Technology” at
  • CAR Magazine The publishers also have booklets and technical booklets e.g. 4×4, Auto Africa and Techno Burst.
  • Leisure Wheels – the “adventure motoring magazine”.
  • Subscribe to the weekly newsletter SURF4Cars at, “South Africa’s first motor magazine online!”
  • – the website of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa. News, statistics and initiatives within the industry may be found here, including month-by-month national sales.
  • – used cars, 4x4s and other vehicles for sale.
  • Order the most recent South African Automotive Yearbook at
  • Find the National Association of Automotive Component & Allied Manufactures (NAACAM) 2018 Directory at
  • Purchase the Automotive Real Economy Insight from Creamer Media at


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