NMI Durban South Motors (Pty) Ltd (NMI-DSM) is a joint venture company between Barloworld South Africa and NH Partnership.
NH Partnership is a family trust which encompasses the Akoo family. The Akoo family are respected for their various business interests in Pietermaritzburg and Durban which includes Motor Retail. They have been in the Motor Retail Industry for the past 25 years.
NMI Durban South Motors (Pty) Ltd commenced trading on 1 April 2003.
The business model of the Company comprises a strong trading culture combined with rigorous corporate governance.
The Company has 14 business units in Kwazulu Natal which includes Mercedes Benz Passenger and Commercial vehicles, Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Alfa, Fiat and GWM.
NMI DSM’s flagship business is the Brand Centre which is situated on La Lucia Ridge.
The Brand Centre opened its doors for trading on 6 December 2004. The Brand Centre includes Mercedes Benz Passenger Vehicles, Chrysler / Jeep / Dodge, Mitsubishi and GWM Motors. Each Brand Centre boasts a New and Pre-Owned, Service and Parts division.
Mercedes-Benz, Durban is situated in the heart of Durban in Old Fort Road and deals with Sales and Service of Passenger Vehicles. The Parts head office is also at these premises with outlets at each of the other Dealerships.
NMI-DSM, Pinetown in Old Main Road, houses Mercedes-Benz, ChryslerJeepDodge and Mitsubishi with Sales and Service Departments for passenger vehicles (including smart). A new dealership is currently being built, and we look forward to welcoming you to our new premises in 2014.
Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles is located in the new industrial area known as River Horse Business Park.
Freightliner / FUSO is situated in Sprite Place, Westmead.
Garden City Motors in Armitage Road in Pietermaritzburg has Sales and Service Departments who look after Mercedes-Benz (including smart), ChryslerJeepDodge and Mitsubishi passenger vehicles.
Garden City Commercial Vehicles in Grix Road, Pietermaritzburg takes care of Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, and FUSO.
Garden City Ladysmith is situated in Murchison Street with Sales and Service Departments for all the Mercedes-Benz Passenger and Commercial Vehicles brands.
NMI-DSM has been very successful in terms of our achievements, and have received the following awards/honours:
NMI-DSM CV Pinetown:
Daimler Chrylser Best CSI Impact- 2006
Dealer Sales Awards – 2009
Dealer of the Year- 2010; 2011 and 2012
Best CSI Average Score- Freightliner, Fuso and Western Star 2012
Garden City Commercials
Dealer of the Year 2011 – Freightliner/FUSO – Market Centre
Mercedes-Benz After Sales Award – Best CSI Average Score 2011 – Freightliner/FUSO/Western Star
Mercedes-Benz After Sales Award – Best CSI Average Score 2011 – Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles
Dealer of the Year 2012 – Freightliner/FUSO – Market Centre
Mercedes-Benz South Africa Chairman’s Award 2012
Mitsubishi Motors Umhlanga
Mitsubishi won the Dealer of the Year from 2005 to 2011
Chairman’s Award 2008
Merseta Top Training Company Award in 2008
Brand Centre Dealer of the Year Award 2008
Brand Centre Dealer of the Year Award 2011
Brand Centre Dealer of the year award 2012
Mercedes-Benz Chairman’s Award 2011