Durban Automotive Cluster


The DAC is a well-established and mature public-private partnership (PPP) between the eThekwini Municipality and the automotive manufacturing sector in KZN, created to promote the growth and competitiveness of the local automotive industry.



Become a member

We welcome membership enquiries from automotive manufacturing companies with operations in KwaZulu-Natal, as well as local non-automotive manufacturing companies that can identify with and are aligned with our objectives.


Upcoming activities

The DAC facilitates regular activities to support the development and growth of the KZN automotive industry. Activities are aimed at improving the cost competitiveness of the regional supply industry, thus encouraging increased localisation.


Recent activities

DAC RFQ & Costing Training

DAC Quality Circle 2019

DAC Study Tour TQM


Visit our new information portal



The DAC is excited to announce the launch of an online information portal. With this portal you will have access to all DAC news, research, documentation and highlights at the click of a button.

DAC slide shows and other relevant documentation from our workshops and programmes are available on the portal and can be accessed by all members, anywhere, anytime.

The portal also allows you to easily search for past documentation and ensures that you are always kept aware of any information generated by the cluster.