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AutoX (Pty) Ltd
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We are dedicated to business excellence and innovation. While supplying premium brands that you can trust, we focus on advancing the battery industry with the purpose to create a greener and sustainable future for generations to come.

As a leading car battery manufacturer in South Africa, we understand the market dynamics demanding forward-thinking and service excellence. Backed by decades of experience and a track record of success, we have the proficiency to offer you just that.

In today’s competitive and technology driven automotive market, quality and efficiency are becoming increasingly important. We believe that consistent quality earns trust. Our brands are the culmination of quality products complemented by quality service – this is what we call service excellence.

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The AutoX world-class distribution network includes seven strategic distribution warehouses and sales operations, retail partners and a dedicated Xpress dealer channel.

As a battery manufacturer and distributor, AutoX has worked smart to establish a robust and synergistic distribution network to ensure our batteries reach consumers in the quickest and most cost-effective way, both locally and internationally.

Products & Services
AutoX Brands

With its advanced automotive battery manufacturing capabilities, product expertise and extensive distribution network, AutoX offers reputable household brands to Africa and beyond. Our range of branded batteries for all vehicle and motorcycle types, leisure and industrial applications is complemented by an inclusive service offering, fully supporting market requirements.

Willard Batteries

Willard Batteries 

Rooted in the hearts of South Africans, this proud brand combines technology and a quest for perfection to bring you car batteries of peerless standing.

Initially produced under licence to ESB, America, Willard Batteries won an enviable reputation for excellence in product quality. In 1981, Willard Batteries became 100% South African owned and over the years has worked hard to establish a reputation as a premium product.

Rated amongst consumers as their favourite car battery brand of choice, Willard Batteries supplies the OE and replacement markets with a comprehensive range of premium quality automotive batteries. With a 25 month warranty across its range, it is little wonder that Willard Batteries remains one of the most respected and well loved brands in the country.

Sabat Batteries

Sabat Batteries 

From batteries for boats and jet skis, to batteries for cars and quad bikes, SABAT Batteries has positioned itself as the lifestyle battery of choice.

Acknowledged as a reliable, quality product that offers value for money, SABAT is a hard-working brand in terms of its ability to meet the needs of a diverse market.

There is goodwill for SABAT Batteries that extends into all areas of South African life as the heritage of the brand grew out of its historically massive distribution network. As a consequence, SABAT Batteries remains one of the best known and loyally supported automotive component brands.

Many of the newer vehicle applications demand a lot from a battery and the SABAT range provides an answer to these demands, boasting cutting edge battery and manufacturing technologies.



In a market where performance and cost are major considerations, Rentech seeks to satisfy customer demands through the supply of simple, quality and cost-effective solutions that satisfy your specific needs and applications.

Our aim is to fulfil your energy requirements in the most sustainable way possible.

With almost 20 years’ experience, we also provide expert advice to assist our customers in achieving long-life performance of solutions while optimising energy delivery of products on a daily basis.

Our products are of the highest quality and certified according to European standardisation specifications.

We always prioritise high performance product options that come with specified warranties.

Established within the AutoX battery group, Rentech has a robust track record as one of the leading suppliers of solar and back-up power solutions.

This track record extends further into batteries for materials handling equipment as well as leisure vehicles and equipment.

Auto Cycle Centre

Auto Cycle Centre

Autocycle Centre is a subsidiary of AutoX and supports the South African Motorcycle market with dealer representation across the country providing our end customers with great support and quality product ranges.

Autocycle Centre has three distribution centres located in Durban, Cape Town and with the head office being based in Johannesburg allowing efficient service delivery across the country.

Autocycle Centre has been servicing the South African motorcycle industry with quality hard parts and accessories since 1968 and also services the surrounding SADC countries (Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique).

VARTA Automotive

VARTA Automotive

Wherever your journey may take you, VARTA® batteries provide all the power to take you there. Whether you are driving your very first car, you own a vehicle with start-stop functionality, or you drive a highly equipped vehicle with high energy demands, VARTA® batteries offer the power you need.

Today, you’ll find our products in millions of cars, powerboats, motorcycles and motorhomes. Our engineers put expertise and precision into each and every VARTA® battery. VARTA® batteries provide longer life, less corrosion and lower cost of ownership, qualities you’ll find in all our products from our advanced start-stop automotive range to our professional powerboat products.

When you choose VARTA®, you go for reliable precision technology that delivers best-in-class manufacturing quality.

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Physical Address
140 North Reef Road
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Business Hours
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00-17:00
Tuesday: 8:00-17:00
Wednesday: 8:00-17:00
Thursday: 8:00-17:00
Friday: 8:00-17:00
Saturday: Closed

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Head Office
+27 (0) 11 822 8524

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