Eastern Cape Motors

Eastern Cape Motors

Eastern Cape Motors Through The Years...

1985
Eastern Cape Motors PTY LTD began with the management buyout of the McCarthy’s Mazda dealerships in Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, and East London.
1985
1990
The Boksburg Ford & Mazda dealership, Consolidated Auto was added to the Group in June
1990
1992
The Nissan franchise was acquired in Port Elizabeth in March.
1992
1997
In March a new Mazda dealership was built in Newton Park Port Elizabeth. A new Mazda dealership was built in King Williams Town.
1997
1999
After Ford’s first consolidation phase Eastern Cape Motors acquired Grovenor Ford in East London and lost the Mazda franchise in King Williams Town. Eastern Cape Motors Mazda branches also acquired the Ford franchise.
1999
2001
Land Rover and Volvo were purchased in East London in July.
2001
2003
Ford and Mazda in King Williams Town were regained in August after the Ford dealer went insolvent again.
2003
2005
In the second phase of Ford SA’s consolidation, Pioneer Ford Port Elizabeth was acquired in September and absorbed into the North End facility. At the same time in September, Land Rover and Volvo Port Elizabeth were also purchased. A brand new multi-million Rand, Magnificent, State-of-the-art dealership was built on North Rand Road in Boksburg. We re-located to the new premises in October.
2005
2006
In October, a completely remodeled, upmarket Nissan dealership opened its doors in Uitenhage Road, Port Elizabeth.
2006
2007
In January Port Alfred Ford & Mazda were acquired.
2007
2011
Eastern Cape Motor Group opened the doors of their new state-of-the-art Mega Ford & Mazda dealership at William Moffett Port Elizabeth. On the 1st of June, Volvo Eastern Cape PE opened its doors at its new Cape Road Newton Park address. Huge showroom floors & window frontage set off this magnificent new Volvo dealership.
2011
2014
East London's magnificent New Jaguar Land Rover dealership is opened in April. Volvo East London is beautifully remodeled. Mazda East London and Port Elizabeth commenced trading as independent New Dealerships on 1st October. Datsun officially opened its doors in Port Elizabeth in October.
2014
The Eastern Cape Motor Group is an independent PTY company with four directors:
  • Chris Theodosiou
  • Barrie Burnett
  • Stephen Theodosiou
  • Christopher Theodosiou