Chloride Exide Botswana (Pty) ltd. was established in 1990 to produce 30,000 automotive batteries a year for the Botswana market. Over the years the company has grown from strength to strength and is seen as one of the market leaders in producing automotive batteries within the region.
Following a 20 year period of growth the Company has recently established a state of the art factory in Phakalane. This factory is capable of producing over 500,000 automotive batteries per annum.
Approximately 70% of our output is for export market. A comprehensive range of batteries are now marketed in Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia and Angola. Locally the batteries are marketed under the Taurus brand by our partner company Taurus Batteries.