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March - Grip-Tech appointed approved supplied to Nissan South Africa. Our OEM approved products now available from any Ford, Nissan, Hyundai dealership near you.


February - Our automotive Auto-Grip® brand has a new home , where you can search our latest products by vehicle make and model.


October - Grip-Tech at the Johannseburg International Motor Show

Grip-Tech Automotive exhibited on the SA National Pavilon at Johannesburg International motor Show from 16-27 October 2013.

August - Auto-Grip® Canopy locks, T-Handles and Spare wheel locks for Telkom service vehicles

We are proud to announce that our unique high security canopy locks and stainless T-Handles have been selected by Telkom as standard equipment for their vehicles' fibre-glass canopies. The fleet is managed by Daimler Fleet (deBis) and the canopy locks and T-handles will be fitted to new canopies by Kango and SA Canopy.

May - Manuel Reis appointed to VESA Board

Manuel Reis, Managing Director of Grip-Tech, has been re-appionted VESA Board member and Chairman of VESA's mechanical committee.


GTS Stealth Vehicle-Specific Locks

Posted in Gearlocks

Hyundai-H1-instAuto-Grip® GTS “Stealth” vehicle-specific locks are compact, concealed push-button locks that mount inside the center console. The latest generation reduces fitting time and complexity during installation, complements the interior design, and provides greater convenience for the driver.


GTS Universal Barrel Pinlocks

Posted in Gearlocks

Grip-Tech’s Auto-Grip® GTS Universal series Barrel-Pinlocks are small internal concealed Pinlocks that prevent the theft of vehicles by manually locking the gearshift in Reverse or Park. They are very compact and ideal for installation in small spaces by any after-market fitment centre. The latest GTS Vehicle Specific series presents the latest in mechanical security.

They are affordable, very effective, and eliminate the reliability problems and false alarms associated with electronic systems.



Posted in Gearlocks

BracketpressOur brackets are manufactured to VESA specifications with pre-punched/drilled mounting holes according to product. We also supply bending equipment for use in Fitting Centres to manually bend and adjust the bracket to suit the chassis profile.


Gear Lever Locks

Posted in Gearlocks

GearlockOur High Security Gearlocks secure the gearshift lever of a vehicle in Reverse or Park gear. They are highly visible, and render the vehicle theft-proof and impossible to drive when the gearlock is locked.Auto-Grip® GT Gearlocks are affordable, effective immobilizers that eliminate the reliability problems and false alarms associated with electronic systems. They can be installed by any after-market fitment centre.


GT200 Mini-Pinlocks

Posted in Gearlocks

GT200VS-3Our range of Auto-Grip® GT200 Mini-Pinlocks have been developed following customer requests for a compact, easy to use and fit version of the traditional pinlock, able to fit modern compact cars with narrow center consoles.


Auto-Grip Wheel Locks

Posted in Wheel Locks

LNG12B-2LBG12AAuto-Grip® Wheel Locks provide total security solutions for Cars, Trucks, Trailers and Spare Wheels. They are designed and manufactured to withstand African conditions and the only wheel locks to provide total wheel protection for cars and commercial vehicles.

Grip-Tech is approved supplier of wheel lock kits to Ford Motor Company (Motocraft), Nissan, Hyundai, and several OEM distributors. Auto-Grip® Wheel Locks are  approved by VESA (Vehicle Security Association of South Africa), and endorsed by insurance companies.