Prim8 first locally-produced car revealed one step closer to release

Prim8 first locally-produced car revealed one step closer to release

- The Prim8 is set to be available to the public soon and using locally sourced labour should provide much-needed jobs

- Most car manufactures use robots to produces their cairs The Mureza Auto Company plans to use people

- The car is causing quite a buzz and is expected to be well received by the public

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Last year, reported that South Africa will soon have it's own locally produced car and with the reveal of the first mode, the Prime8, The Mureza Auto Company is one step closer to releasing the car to the public.

What makes this car company different is that it plans to use more human labour as opposed to robots which how most cars are made.

The abundance of affordable labour in Africa makes this possible with plans to hire thousands of employees to produce cars.

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Prim8 first locally-produced car revealed one step closer to release
The locally produced car will provide jobs and new investment in South Africa. Photo credit: Facebook/Black Capitalist
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A blogger who goes by Black Capitalist posted this story on Facebook shedding more light on this ambitious project.

"Meet Thulisa Sosibo, Tetenda Mungofa, and Phaledi Chiloane, the brains behind SADCS first car, the Mureza Primo 8, their company Mureza auto plans to build affordable cars in Africa, for Africans _ full production of the vehicle are scheduled for next year in Gauteng."

Earlier, reported that Africa is throwing its hat into the motor industry in a big way and Mzansi is here for it.

IOL reports that fledgeling company Mureza is bringing affordable cars to the continent, vehicles for Africans made by Africans.

The start-up is based in South Africa, where manufacturing is set to take place. The first prototype for Prim8 - a crossover hatchback - is expected to be on display this week already.

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BusinessLIVE reports that this first model is set to path the way for a half-tonne bakkie, sedan and compact SUV. A one-tonne bakkie range is on the cards for future projects.

In other news, the popular boss-employee duo, Malcolm Wentzel and Thembi marked a remarkable milestone this week.

Malcolm Wentzel, @WentzelMalcolm, took to Twitter to share some great news, he bought Thembi Ubisi a car after giving her driving lessons.

Mzansi loved the gesture and flooded the post with likes and comments, with a lot people saying that Malcolm deserves to keep some land for his good deeds.

Some had accused Michale of exploiting Thembi

Malcolm captioned the post with the following:

"Congratulations to my #thembi @kikilacoco1, I bought her her 1st car at an age most people retire!!!"

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