Automechanika JHB

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    Visitor registration has opened for this year’s Automechanika Johannesburg trade fair for the automotive aftermarket, which will take place at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 18-21 September.
    Free visitor passes are available online from www.automechaniksa.co.za
    This year’s trade fair – the sixth to be staged in Johannesburg – is expected to attract more than 600 exhibitors...

    Visitor registration has opened for this year’s Automechanika Johannesburg trade fair for the automotive aftermarket, which will take place at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 18-21 September.

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    Effective 1 April 2019, Konstantin von Vieregge, Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt South Africa, will be moving to Atlanta to assume the position of President at Messe Frankfurt Inc. He will be succeeded by Joshua Low, who has already been Group Exhibition Director at Messe Frankfurt South Africa since June 2017.
    Founded in 1991, Messe Frankfurt Inc. employs 40 people and...

    Effective 1 April 2019, Konstantin von Vieregge, Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt South Africa, will be moving to Atlanta to assume the position of President at Messe Frankfurt Inc. He will be succeeded by Joshua Low, who has already been Group Exhibition Director at Messe Frankfurt South Africa since June 2017.

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    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.
    This year’s event...

    There will be three major focus areas at this year’s Automechanika Johannesburg.

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    Fifth staging of Automechanika Johannesburg proves to be a major success
    The fifth staging of the biennial Automechanika Johannesburg event at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from September 27-30 proved a major success as Africa’s trade fair for the automotive aftermarket. There were plenty of quality visitors, excellent networking opportunities and a bigger than ever programme of...

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    PLENTY OF LIFE LEFT IN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES
    There is a measure of panic in several countries, such as Germany, the United Kingdom and France, regarding calls by politicians seeking to ban the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) within the next couple of decades.
    However, this will do little to stop or slow down ongoing development of these engines,...

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    COLLISION REPAIR INDUSTRY WRESTLES WITH MANY NEW TECHNOLOGIES
    The global collision repair industry must change into overdrive to try and keep up with the pace of recent developments in the technologies employed in the current crop of cars. This was evident from the far-ranging subjects that were discussed at the recent Collision Repairers’ Association (CRA) conference at...

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    Major changes predicted for motor industry in next 10 years
    Electric vehicles, autonomously-driven vehicles, Uber and shared vehicles, as well as a change in market control by the Original Equipment Manufacturers, are all upcoming events predicted to change the face of the motor industry in the next 10 years and beyond.
    These were some of the topics raised at the Motor...

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    MANY NEW TRUCK MODELS LAUNCHED AT FUTUROAD EXPO
    The truck industry in South Africa is certainly optimistic about the future, judging by the launch activity on the opening day of Futuroad, the truck and bus show which is co-located with Automechanika Johannesburg at Expo Centre, Nasrec.
    Several of the new models were launched by comparative newcomers to the local market, Tata,...

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    Innovation Award winners announced
    Winners of Automechanika Johannesburg 2017’s Innovation Awards competition were announced this morning (Wednesday, September 27) at a presentation ceremony at the trade fair’s opening at Nasrec.
    Six products out of nearly two dozen that were entered were honoured for their innovative qualities following evaluation by a jury of automotive...

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    IN PURSUIT OF INNOVATION
    Products entered in Automechanika Johannesburg 2017’s Innovation Awards competition are in the process of being judged. Convenor Wynter Murdoch reports
    Six experts representing various segments of South Africa’s automotive industry are hard at work evaluating dozens of products entered in this year’s Automechanika Johannesburg’s Innovation Awards...

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    AUTOMECHANIKA PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN DIESEL-ELECTRIC’S MARKETING MIX
    “Automechanika trade fairs for the automotive aftermarket are an integral part of Diesel-Electric’s marketing mix and the company has been an exhibitor at all the Automechanika shows held in South Africa since 2009,” says Fred Bengsch, a Director of Diesel-Electric and a person who has been deeply...

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    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...

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    Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 will strongly feature Trucks, Transport and Logistics
    New dynamics: Futuroad Expo and Scalex Johannesburg will take place as co-located shows during Automechanika Johannesburg
    Trucks, vans, buses, the transport and logistics industries, as well as materials handling will feature strongly at Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 which takes place at...

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    SA MOTOR INDUSTRY HOLDING UP WELL IN TURBULENT ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
    The South African motor industry is holding up surprisingly well in a tough economic environment that is being exacerbated by political turmoil. This is the opinion of renowned economics commentator Dr Azar Jammine, Director and Chief Economist at Econometrix. He made this statement when addressing guests at...

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    AUTOMECHANIKA JOHANNESBURG 2017 PROMISES TO BE A BUMPER SHOW
    The stature of Automechanika Johannesburg is growing not only locally, but also globally, as one of the most important shows in Messe Frankfurt’s portfolio of these trade fairs for the automotive aftermarket. This year’s show, which takes place at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from September 27-30, will be the fifth...

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    NOW IS THE TIME TO ENTER AUTOMECHANIKA JOHANNESBURG’S INNOVATION AWARDS CONTEST
    Product innovation is what helps to drive any global Automechanika trade fair. The announcement of the winners of the Innovation Awards has been a highlight of the Automechanika trade fair for the automotive aftermarket ever since this global brand came to South Africa in 2009.
    Over the years an...