The Heart of African Mobility

Meet Africa's most inspiring leaders and mobility industry players. Through collaboration and innovation, we're committed to tackling the most pressing mobility-related issues and shaping the future of Africa's integrated smarter mobility sector.

Industry & Strategic Partners

Smarter Mobility Africa summit is more than just a mobiity event - it is a community that collaborates and innovates year-round to solve the most pressing mobility-related issues.

We work with these forward-thinking industry associations and institutions so we can have a strong mix of representatives that reflect, and can elaborate on, today’s Smarter Mobility transition challenges. Find below our Industry Partners to learn how they are involved with the event and how you can get in touch with them.

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Industry Partners

Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport

The Department of Roads and Transport is responsible for improved mobility and accessibility in Gauteng as well as to develop transport and socio-economic infrastructure that helps residents’ meaningful participation in economic and social activities. It’s vision is to develop an integrated, sustainable infrastructure promoting people-centred, innovative and an accessible, safe and affordable movement of people, goods and services.

Moving Gauteng

Our mission with Moving Gauteng is to create a platform that provides information on integrated public transport in Gauteng.

Every year in South Africa, October is dedicated as Transport Month. In each year, everyone talks about all things related to public transport. The biggest common theme each year is about integrating public transport in Gauteng.

We created Moving Gauteng to be a platform to help commuters to move around Gauteng. We spend evenings and weekends mapping Gauteng's public transport network, tracking buses and calculating schedule timings, and building services on top of the data that we create.

g FleeT Management

g-FleeT Management operates as a trading entity of the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport. The core function of the Entity involves furnishing comprehensive fleet management solutions to government institutions, including national and provincial government departments, municipalities, state-owned enterprises, and public entities.

The vision of g-FleeT is to “keep government service delivery on the move” through the facilitation of highly efficient and competitive fleet services tailored to the unique requirements of government institutions. The spectrum of services provided by the Entity encompasses both Long-Term and Short-Term Vehicle Lease options, supplemented by shuttle services.


Sasol is a global chemicals and energy company. We harness our knowledge and expertise to integrate sophisticated technologies and processes into world-scale operating facilities. #WeKnowHydrogen - Join Sasol, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) and Air Products at Smarter Mobility Africa as we demonstrate South Africa’s first Hydrogen Mobility Ecosystem.

Air Products

Air Products South Africa (Pty) Limited manufactures, supplies and distributes a diverse portfolio of atmospheric gases, specialty gases, equipment and services to the Southern African region.

Air Products serves industries such as food and beverage, mining and petrochemicals, primary metal and steel manufacturers, laser, and welding and cutting applications.

Since 1969, Air Products South Africa has built a reputation for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety, quality and the environment.

Toyota South Africa

Toyota South Africa was established in 1961 and become the country’s market leader in terms of vehicle sales in 1980. It has retained this leadership position for almost 44 years.The company’s head office is located in Sandton and the manufacturing complex is in Prospecton, near Durban.


Established in June 2021, Huawei Digital Power Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei Digital Power for short) is a leading global provider of digital power products and solutions. We are committed to integrating digital and power electronics technologies, developing clean power, and enabling energy digitalization to drive energy revolution for a better, greener future. In the green transportation sector, we redefine consumer driving and safety experiences in electric vehicles, accelerating transportation electrification. With approximately 6000 employees, Huawei Digital Power serves one third of the world's population across more than 170 countries and regions.


Visa (NYSE: V) is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable, and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere and see access as foundational to the future of money movement. Learn more at Visa.com.


AutoTrader, SA's No.1 marketplace, attracts over 11 million visits, across 130 000 listings monthly. It connects buyers and sellers providing convenient car shopping on-the-go across all devices. AutoTrader leverages off data to provide invaluable insights into the used car market for both dealers and industry.


Ubumbano Opco is a leading manufacturer of cutting-edge train components, driving innovation in the rail industry. With a steadfast commitment to empowering black industrialists, it is shaping South Africa's future through economic empowerment and sustainable growth. Paving the way for black entrepreneurs to thrive, it aims to leave an indelible legacy in South Africa's manufacturing sector


The Gautrain is the first and only rapid rail network in South Africa. Travelling at 160 kilometres (100 miles) per hour, Gautrain links ten stations over an 80-kilometre (50 miles) route, linking the metropolises of Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni, as well as Africa’s largest airport – OR Tambo International Airport.


The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa Limited was established in 1940 through an Act of Parliament (Industrial Development Corporation Act, 22 of 1940) and is fully owned by the South African Government.
IDC priorities are aligned with the national policy direction as set out in the National Development Plan (NDP), Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) and industry Master Plans. Our mandate is to maximise our development impact through job-rich industrialisation, while contributing to an inclusive economy by, among others, funding black-owned and empowered companies, black industrialists, women, and youth-owned and empowered enterprises.


SANRAL was founded in 1998 with a mandate to finance, develop and maintain SA’s national roads. Its four pillars: roads, road safety, mobility and stakeholder relations, are guided by transformation. SANRAL allows emerging businesses to participate in infrastructure development through access, mentoring, capacity building, etc. It invests heavily in research and education.


We reimagine the way the world moves for the better
Movement is what we power. It’s our lifeblood. It runs through our veins. It’s what gets us out of bed each morning. It pushes us to constantly reimagine how we can move better. For you. For all the places you want to go. For all the things you want to get. For all the ways you want to earn. Across the entire world. In real time. At the incredible speed of now.


The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is one of the leading scientific research and technology development organisations in Africa. In partnership with national and international research and technology institutions, the CSIR undertakes directed and multidisciplinary research and technology innovation that contributes to the improvement of the quality of life of South Africans. The CSIR’s main site is in Pretoria while it is represented in other provinces of South Africa through regional offices.


Spiro is a forward-thinking electric vehicle company, empowering Africa with clean and efficient transportation. We specialize in electric motorbikes, fostering a sustainable future with innovative technology, job creation, and reduced carbon emissions in Benin, Togo, Rwanda, and Uganda. We provide affordable, sustainable motorbikes and energy, fostering cleaner cities and energy independence, while directly supporting United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

2023 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Hosting Partners
Gauteng Province
Gauteng Transport Authority
Air Products
Industrial Development Corporation
Women In Mobility Sponsor
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