Empowering South African Youth in the automotive sector

Friday 16th June is Youth Day and the theme this year is working together for youth development.  In the automotive sector specifically, South Africa is facing a concerning skills gap and organisations like the Retail Motor Industry Organisation, the largest employer in the automotive retail aftermarket, are doing some great work to encourage young people […]

RMI and TUT announce new study opportunity for members

The Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Marketing, Supply Chain and Sport Management and the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI) have made history by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide stakeholders within the Automotive Retail Aftermarket with an opportunity to further their studies, by enrolling for a customised Diploma in Retail Business Management. […]

Big concerns around move from legacy to occupational qualifications

The Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), representing over 8 500 employer businesses in the retail automotive aftermarket sector, has expressed concern about the transition to occupational qualifications for apprentice training in the retail motor industry sector in South Africa from 1 July 2023. “The transition in training dispensation in SA from the legacy to occupational […]

RMI raises concerns about transition to Occupational Qualifications for Apprentice training

The Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), representing over 8 500 employer businesses in the retail automotive aftermarket sector, has expressed concern about the transition to occupational qualifications for apprentice training in the retail motor industry sector in South Africa. The RMI has been involved in the Department’s Centres of Specialisation (CoS) project since 2017 and […]

Advancement of New Energy Vehicles in South Africa – transforming the Automotive Industry

According to local experts, South Africa is falling behind the rest of the globe in the production of electric vehicles (EVs). In the meantime, government is discussing its draft green paper on the advancement of EVs and battery-electric vehicles (BEVs). The Auto Green Paper on the Advancement of New Energy Vehicle in South Africa, sets […]

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