Perfect fit with Angelo Kater

With decades of expertise and an emphasis on quality, vehicle conversion service provider Angelo Kater makes adapting a vehicle an easy process

Established in 1965, Angelo Kater has a team with years of experience in fitting equipment to commercial and passenger vehicles to enhance their clients’ mobility. Whether it is converting a panel van into a taxi, a luxury tour bus, an ambulance or a mobile clinic/workshop/office, or installing a wheelchair ramp, Angelo Kater does it all.

“Our corporate talents focus on the development and manufacturing of products that put quality, efficiency and the demands of our customers first. We provide a comprehensive range of vehicle adaption and branding solutions and services,” says Annatjie van Heerden, general manager at Angelo Kater.

With branches in Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban, the conversion specialist can assist in fitting a wheelchair hoist to passenger and commercial vehicles for passenger or personal comfort as well as conduct other conversions according to drivers’ needs.

“All types of vehicles can be converted into disability transportation units depending on the application, wheelchair specifications and the customer’s disability,” says Van Heerden. She advises clients to consider the size and comfort that the vehicle will provide before conducting a conversion.

“Ensure that the entrance will be sufficient to clear the height and width of the wheelchair. Take into consideration the type of disability too, as this will play a major role in choosing the correct vehicle,” she says.

In addition to a half-century of experience, Angelo Kater boasts an emphasis on quality. Van Heerden explains: “We are a business that favours quality over quantity. High quality informs all aspects of our work and is vital for vehicle safety.” The company also manufacturers most of its parts in-house, which allows Angelo Kater to offer its clientele the best prices.

“Our strategy also includes staying abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies as well as continuously improving,” Van Heerden says. She adds that the conversions done by Angelo Kater are quality controlled and certified. The company is recognised as a vehicle conversion partner and service provider of well-known brands including Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Ford, Nissan, Iveco, Toyota and Renault, to name a few. To learn more about the wide range of services offered by Angelo Kater, visit the website at or email Van Heerden directly at

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