The days of vehicle manufacturers threatening to void your warranty if you use an independent service centre or repair shop will soon be a thing of the past.
The proposed code is expected to empower car owners with the right to repair or service their vehicles at a provider of their choice, without voiding their warranties, he said.
The proposed Code is expected to empower car owners with the right to repair or service their vehicles at a provider of their choice‚ without voiding their warranties.
As it stands, SA car owners are unique in the world because they are typically locked into using a vehicle manufacturer’s service centres, repair shops and parts in what are dubbed ‘embedded’ motor or service plans.
“The new code of conduct will be voluntary, but participants will be monitored by organisations such as Right to Repair South Africa (R2RSA) and even the public at large.”
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Before starting Autoboys, Ho worked for Deutsche Bank and, later, Merrill Lynch
“As a business leader, you have a social contract to try and transform the country grow jobs, try and grow the SME arena. I think that is indicative of things happening in the country.”
This growth initiative has been spearheaded by Filum (Fil) Ho, Autoboys managing director.