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Deloitte is closely associated with the automotive industry in Southern Africa and around the world and are dedicated to driving sustainable improvement in business performance.

Our presence in the Automotive sector:

Deloitte has a significant local and global presence within the automotive sector, including audit, tax and advisory services. We serve 29 of the 36 global automotive companies, and locally, are the auditors to the majority of the dealership and car rental groups.

We are proud to be closely associated with the automotive sector in Southern Africa and around the world, contributing our local and international expertise and experience in assisting clients add value and meet the requirements to excel in their industry.

Get in on our latest thinking by reading these reports on the Automotive industry.

Deloitte Africa Automotive Insights: Steering the African Automotive Sector - Ethiopia, Nigeria and Kenya

Deloitte undertook in-market research to shed light on the status quo of the automotive sector with the question in mind of which market(s), barring South Africa – an already relatively well-developed autos market in the region – will be the next frontier for growth for the automotive industry, with a lens on three countries, namely Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria. The automotive industry in each of these countries is at a different level of development but in each holds substantial potential in the long term.

In a series of reports, Deloitte will monitor the development of the auto motive industry on the continent and will provide key insights into the industry. Deloitte is excited to leverage its global automotive expertise and to collaborate with automotive industry stakeholders to develop solutions for what is the final frontier for automotive growth.

The future of mobility: How transportation technology and social trends are creating a new business ecosystem

Will technological advances and shifts in social attitudes lead to our no longer owning or driving vehicles? The Future of Mobility, explores two divergent visions: an insider view that the extended industry will evolve naturally and incrementally towards a future mobility system that retains its roots in what exists, and a disrupter view which sees a whole new age drawing near featuring fully autonomous cars accessible on-demand which will lead to a tipping point in mobility.

Who owns the road?: The IoT-connected car of today—and tomorrow

The automotive industry is on the brink of a revolution, and the driving force is the suite of technologies known as the Internet of Things (IoT). As IoT technologies and services transform the automobile, the ecosystem is witnessing a steady influx of new players and the continued evolution of the roles of key stakeholders and the balance of power among them.

Of particular interest is the evolving relationship between automakers and software providers. Each has a viable claim on the driver’s seat in the rapidly changing auto-industry ecosystem, even as each new generation of services promises to throw into question just how long whoever might have their hands on the wheel can keep them there.

Disruption in the Automotive Supply Base

This study draws together perspectives from advisory executives, along with findings from a collaborative study conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) that automotive supplier executives. The publication explores the disruptions of strategic risk in the automotive industry, six trends driving supplier shareholder value that correlate closely with strategic risk management, supplier/OEM views on adapting to the new environment, and Deloitte’s four step Strategic Risk Management (SRM) approach to help build and improve strategic risk management capabilities for suppliers.

Quality 2020

Based on a survey of OEMs and suppliers worldwide, and face-to-face interviews with OEM and supplier executives representing warranty, engineering, procurement, and more, the report identifies Problem Solving as the #1 issue impacting quality.  Other top concerns include Customer Specific Requirements (CSR), Quality Management Systems (QMS), and Loss of Experience.

2014 Automotive Survey Insights: Talking about generation Y

The Global Automotive Consumer Survey, initiated in 2013, focused on “the changing nature of mobility” and how the consumption of mobility affects various aspects of the automobile buying and ownership experience. The report was based on a survey of over 23 000 consumers in 19 countries. Key findings and insights are based on South African responses to the survey.

Key Contacts

Dr Martyn Davies

Dr Martyn Davies

Managing Director, Emerging Markets & Africa

Dr Martyn Davies is the Managing Director of Emerging Markets & Africa at Deloitte. He also leads the Japan Services Group for Deloitte Africa. He is a member of the Global Firm’s Insight Advisory Gro... More

Jan-Hendri Tromp

Jan-Hendri Tromp

Africa Automotive: Senior Chief of Staff

Jan-Hendri is the Senior Chief of Staff for the Africa Automotive practice. He has the automotive industry as exclusive priority, and in his role, he curates the day-to-day management of the industry,... More