Truck incentive scheme to push for change, says Naamsa

It is clear that government’s proposed Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) does not plan to incentivise the status quo, says National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa director Nico Vermeulen.

Truck assemblers currently pay no import duties if they practice semi-knockdown assembly (SKD, or partial assembly) of their vehicles locally.