Cologne, September 23rd2019.  Since its foundation in 2009, the Automechanika Johannesburg, 18 – 21 September 2019 in Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, has developed into the leading trade fair show for the sub-Saharan region. It has invited to get connected with the future of the automotive service industry. As an international meeting place for the industry, dealership trade and maintenance and repair segment, it has provided a major platform for business and technological knowledge transfer

Robert Szwed, Vice President Partner Management and Africa has visited the trade show to enhance and strengthen our collaboration on this continent. He looks back at more than positive trade show visit: “Automechanika Jo’Burg really exceeded our expectations by far. The overwhelming interest in up-to date vehicle and spare parts data based on the TecDoc standard shows that we are on the right track. Data driven business in South Africa is growing and it became pretty clear that suppliers need experienced partners like us to speed up their digitization.”

In the coming years, we are planning to set up branches in every country with more than 10 million registered vehicles. Each will initially consist of a small team of experts and be expanded step by step.

“Data is our passion. We shape the International Automotive Aftermarket together with our customers, partners and shareholders and through game-changing scientific cooperation”, adds Robert Szwed. “We are focused on connecting all market participants. Regional proximity to customers, partnerships and open dialogue form the basis of our expansion. Automechanika event was a great opportunity to meet market players coming from industry, trade, but also local software providers and industry association. ”

About TecAlliance

For 25 years, TecAlliance has been one of the world’s leading data specialists for networked collaboration in the digital automotive aftermarket. In addition to up-to-date vehicle and spare parts data based on the TecDoc Standard, the TecAlliance portfolio includes comprehensive repair and maintenance information as well as integrated solutions and consulting services for digital order handling, fleet management and market and data analysis in the automotive aftermarket. The TecDoc Catalogue is one of the world’s leading and most comprehensive automotive aftermarket catalogues. Today more than 600 qualified TecAlliance employees from 26 nations are working around the world, using their profound technical and business knowledge of the automotive aftermarket to design data and processes more efficiently. TecAlliance – the international driving force for standardised data, digital processes and integrated solutions in the automotive aftermarket.

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Birgit Schiller
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