Unpacking the SA automotive sector demand outlook22 July 2020
The Durban Automotive Cluster hosted a panel discussion that considered the local automotive sector demand outlook as a result of the impact of COVID-19.
The session was facilitated by Mr Douglas Comrie (Chief Facilitator, DAC and CEO, B&M Analysts), and the DAC welcomed an esteemed panel of experts to discuss and debate crucial aspects of the South Africa automotive sector.
- Dr Johan van Zyl | President and CEO, Toyota Motor Europe
- Mr Mike Schüssler | Owner, Economists dotcoza
- Mr Malcolm Perrie | CEO – Aftermarket Parts Division, Motus
- Mr Henry Pretorius | NAAMSA Government Policy and Trade Consultant
During the session, the following aspects of the market were unpacked and discussed by the participants:
- Global vehicle exports
- Domestic OEM sales
- Aftermarket sales
- Policy environment