eThekwini Municipality

Funding for the DAC is overseen by the Economic Development Unit (EDU) of the eThekwini Municipality, which is mandated to promote economic development; job creation, economic transformation and economic intelligence within the municipal region.


Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal is a South African trade and inward investment promotion agency, established to promote the province of KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination and to facilitate trade by assisting local companies to access international markets.


The National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM) was established 34 years ago to represent the interests of South African automotive component manufacturers.


The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (NAAMSA) of South Africa is the official body representing new vehicle manufacturers.


The Automotive Supply Chain Competitiveness Initiative (ASCCI) was established in December 2013, with the mandate of coordinating supply chain development activities within the South African automotive industry.

B&M Analysts

Facilitation services are provided by Benchmarking & Manufacturing Analysts SA (Pty) Ltd (B&M Analysts), an organisation that provides specialised services to enhance sustainable industry development.