Toy­ota Em­pow­er­ment Trust

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TOY­OTA South Africa Mo­tors (TSAM) on Tues­day an­nounced the Toy­ota Em­pow­er­ment Trust (TET) at its Toy­ota State of the Motor In­dus­try event in Sand­ton, Jo­han­nes­burg.

The TET has been seeded with R42 mil­lion in start-up fund­ing and will fo­cus on skills and en­ter­prise devel­op­ment ini­tia­tives in the au­to­mo­tive in­dus­try. Ini­tially, it will fa­cil­i­tate the train­ing and qual­i­fi­ca­tion of spe­cialised au­toma­tion tech­ni­cians in pri­mary and se­condary schools in KZN and Gaut­eng, said An­drew Kirby, Pres­i­dent and CEO of Toy­ota SA Mo­tors. Toy­ota al­ready has a ro­bot­ics and au­toma­tion train­ing fa­cil­ity in Dur­ban.

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