Year: 2019

Repairing car parts in a tough economy: Here’s how you can save

Johannesburg, 06 November 2019 — Every rand counts today in South Africa, especially at a time when our economy is really struggling. We all know the bad news: unemployment is at a multi-year high, growth rates are continuously being revised downwards, taxes look set to rise and retrenchments are becoming more commonplace. It’s a tough time […]

Unlocking SA’s Auto Sector Potential: It’s Time to Look Closer to Home

Johannesburg, 02 October 2019 — It’s no secret that the automotive manufacturing sector is crucial to the government’s plans to create more growth in the local South African economy. For years now, the South African government, through its Motor Industry Development Programme (MIDP), has been incentivising global automotive manufacturers to set up plants in the […]

Autoboys and Kanye Vimba Partner to Deliver Dynamic Paint Solutions

JOHANNESBURG, 20 September 2019 — Automotive body shops across South Africa are set to gain access to a greater array of premium-quality, cost-efficient paint solutions thanks to a new joint venture agreement struck between Autoboys and Kanye Vimba. Founded in 2006, Kanye Vimba is a leading coating and consumables supply chain specialist, serving customers in […]

Right To Repair Codes and Rules

After hearing over 80 stakeholders’ viewpoints regarding what might be viewed as anti-competitive behaviour in the automotive industry, the Competition Commission has decided to take a draft motor code one step further by seeking to implement it in law.

Autoboys Welcomes CompComm Decision To Convert Motor Code into Law

Since 2017, the Competition Commission has consulted widely in the automotive industry with a view, at first, of creating a single, voluntary Automotive Code of Conduct to help open up the market, promote greater transformation and encourage increased economic participation of SMEs and black South Africans.

Empower Local SMEs and You’ll Start Solving SA’s Unemployment Crisis

What this means is that there are now officially 16.3 million employed people and 6.2 million unemployed people between the ages of 15 and 64 years in South Africa.

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