Toyota Empowerment Trust
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.