PRETORIA, South Africa, 4 June 2021 – Ford South Africa has expanded its commitment to education by donating 10 locally produced Ford Ranger pickups and 42 engines to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges all over South Africa. , valued at over R4.6-million,To help students get the required skills and training to excel in the automotive industry.
The 10 Ford Rangers are all 2021 models with a combined value of almost R3.4-million, and will benefit 10 selected TVET colleges around the country. The 42 engines, which are 2.2 and 3.2-litre Duratorq TDCi units, are valued at R1.26-million. A total of 14 colleges will each receive three units.
Ford recognizes that the contributions of the Rangers and engines are an important one to the colleges as it helps ease the pressure of funding and skills development as it enables students within the colleges to work on the most up to date, modern vehicles and engines. This gives them the edge to find success within their future careers in the industry.