WARN industries was born amidst the rugged mountains and terrain in the Northwestern USA.

Some of the world's finest off-road products for LCV's and SUV vehicles have been rolling off WARN loading docks for more than 60 years. We are proud to say we maintain that authentic off-road heritage even today.

The Southern Africa terrain offers harsh conditions and extreme use of 4x4 vehicles, making it an ideal testing environment for the strength and durability of WARN winches. Southern Africa is a key market for design input and development for WARN winches.

At WARN, the line between work and play gets blurred. Because, like many of our customers, we love what we do. Whether we're crafting self-recovery winches for off-road use, or lifting/pulling devices for hard-core firefighters, we get the job done the right way. The WARN way!


Torre Automotive (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of the JSE listed Torre Industries Limited, manufactures and distributes quality branded products to the automotive aftermarket in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The company, established in 1948, and formerly known as Control Instruments Automotive, has a significant basket of products. Brand names owned and/or exclusively distributed by Torre Automotive include Gabriel, Echlin, Textar, VDO, Autocom, Acsa-Mag, Mag Brakes, Warn, Hi-Lift, Vision X and Truck-Lite.

Based in City Deep in Johannesburg, with manufacturing facilities in Retreat, Western Cape, Torre Automotive employs some 450 people dedicated to its sales, marketing, warehousing, distribution and manufacturing operations, serving a network of wholesale distributors, in South Africa and the rest of Africa.

Torre Automotive is an ISO9001, ISO14001, and SABS certified company.