Company Profile

For over 40 years, CAELEX Chris Auto Electrical has been supplying the Automotive industry with Auto Electrical & related spares and repairs NATIONWIDE to:
Auto Electricians
Fleet Owners
Mines & Mining Operations
Farms & Farming Machinery
Commercial Vehicle Owners
Passenger Vehicle Owners

Our Vision

To Develop the Knowledge, Skills & Confidence of our people through continuous training, so that CAELEX becomes the company of choice for any and all Auto Electrical Parts & Service in Africa.

Our Mission

To serve and provide our customers with quality & service second to no-one.
Ensure that all components that are repaired or supplied are of the best quality.
Provide an efficient and professional service, reinforced by strict quality controls.
Develop, train and retain high quality capacity & knowledge amongst our staff to achieve personal development by using the resources at its disposal efficiently.
Promote democracy, honesty and to reject discrimination in all it’s various forms.
Provide a safe and pleasant work environment, free of intimidation, encouraging participation, mutual respect, dignity, job satisfaction, stimulation and to encourage community involvement.

Our Values

Our values are represented by the acronym: R.I.C.E.
  • Respect

    We treat others as we would like to be treated ourselves, We do not tolerate or accept abusive or disrespectful treatment.

  • Integrity

    We work with customers and ourselves openly, honestly and sincerely. When we say we will do something, we will do it: when we say we cannot, we mean it.

  • Communication

    We have an obligation to communicate. Here, we take time to talk with one another and to listen.

  • Excellence

    We are satisfied with nothing less than the very best in everything we do. Here we will give you a quality and professional service.

Service Footprint

The CAELEX head office is a purpose built 2500sqm building based in Pretoria. To compliment our well-stocked stores, we also have well over 18,000 stock items in our database as well as the ability to supply customers nationally and internationally with quality auto electrical parts.

Our sister company Vukuzenzele Chris Auto, is a 35% black owned company and was first established as a branch of Chris Auto Electrical in 1994. It was converted into a fully fledged Pty (Ltd) auto electrical company in it’s own right during 2008. Vukuzenzele Chris Auto has also opened it’s first branch in Sasolburg during 2014 to better service our regular and mine-based clients in the area.

We are well positioned to service customers all around the country and even internationally with their auto electrical needs.

Product Profile

We make it our top priority to deal in the best products and brands possible. The CAELEX team is also tireless as sourcing local and international suppliers for rare or hard-to-find products. With sources in Africa, Europe, USA and Asia, we are able to import and supply high quality aftermarket parts from the most reputable suppliers.

These are just some of the brands we can supply and/or repair:

What we offer

CAELEX, is a premium supplier of high quality auto electrical parts and services to auto electricians, fleets and mines around South Africa.

We stock light duty and heavy duty starter motors and alternators, from city runabouts to the enormous heavy duty earthmoving machinery of South Africa’s biggest mines, we have the units you are looking for.

If there is something we don’t have in stock, we’ll get it for you. “Call CAELEX, they probably have it” is our anthem. We are very proud to have become the “go to” company if you are looking for something that’s not readily or easily available. Our sales team and buying department are a formidable force at sourcing and sniffing out rare or special components.

Repair & Remanufacturing
On our 2500sqm premises, we also repair and remanufacture starters, alternators and generators of all shapes and sizes in our unit remanufacturing workshop.

Staff Compliment

Our staff compliment is in excess of 50 employees, many of which have been employed with us for over 20 years.


CAELEX is a member of the RMI, Retail Motor Industry Organisation and MIWA, the Motor Industry Workshops Association.