Every month, we learn more about one of the top tier sponsors of the Right2Repair campaign. In August, we shed the spotlight on HELLA Automotive South Africa.
HELLA Automotive South Africa
HELLA Automotive South Africa (Pty) Ltd. is the local operations office wholly owned by HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA based in Lippstadt, Germany. It is situated in the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. The local office has been servicing the sub-Saharan Africa market for over four decades.
With a proud heritage of over 100 years of German engineering, HELLA is one of the top 100 industrial companies in Germany, and one of the top 40 automotive suppliers in the world. A growing company with a global footprint of 125 locations in 35 countries, HELLA globally has a product portfolio of more than 60 000 products, of which about 5 000 are currently stocked items.
HELLA’s Business activities within South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa are divided into two segments: Aftermarket and Special Applications:
HELLA offers an extensive range of vehicle-specific parts, universal parts and accessories to the aftermarket. This is supported and servicing key segments, including automotive lighting, electrics and electronics.
The automotive lighting division’s product range includes vehicle-specific headlamps, bulbs, indicator lights, auxiliary lamps and work lights. The electronics business division comprises the product areas of energy management, driver assistance systems, body electronics and access systems, sensors and actuators, steering electronics and lighting electronics.
In the Special Applications division, HELLA develops, manufactures, and distributes lighting technologies and electronic products for a range of different special vehicles such as mining, construction, and agricultural machinery, buses, caravans and marine vessels as well as for various small-volume manufacturers such as those producing electric vehicles.
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