Ford donates 240 engines to support skills development, training in technical schools

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has launched a far-reaching engine donation programme to support skills development and training at technical high schools across the country.

As part of the programme, the vehicle manufacturer is donating 240 engines, valued at R7.8-million, as part of its reaffirmation of its commitment to empowering South Africa’s youth.

FMCSA has partnered with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to supply the engines to technical high schools across the country, with the aim of promoting technical skills development and training in the automotive sphere.

The engines are assembled at Ford’s Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth, which currently operates two engine programmes: the new-generation 2.0 Bi-Turbo and 2.0 Single Turbo engine family, as well as the established 2.2 and 3.2-litre Duratorq TDCi units.

These engines are produced for the domestic market and export customers around the world and are used in a variety of

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