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How to Reduce Your Windscreen Costs While Keeping Safe

By Filum Ho, CEO at Autoboys Johannesburg, 16 July 2020 – Times are tough, and every South African is looking to save money wherever they can. For the local auto industry, falling car sales along with a hard lockdown have also resulted in a sharp downturn. With the industry and the consumer under severe strain, […]

Tips For Ensuring Your Car Remains COVID-19-Free

By Filum Ho, CEO at Autoboys Johannesburg, 12 June 2020 – More South Africans are climbing back into their cars to return to work as the lockdown restrictions are steadily lifted. With a new normal setting in, many car owners who put off service or repairs in the last two months will now start slowly […]

Autoboys Expands its Service Offering at its Salt River Outlet

Cape Town, 4 May 2020 – Autoboys is proud to announce that it will be expanding its Salt River outlet in Cape Town to now cater for glass, parts and paint. The Salt River branch will be able to service all insurance-related needs for panel beaters and our valued customers. Several staff from Autoboys’ Lansdowne […]

COVID-19 | A Message from Filum Ho, CEO

Dear Autoboys Community Business for a Greater Good has been our mission since we first opened our doors, and will help steer us now as we navigate the challenges of COVID-19. The safety of our employees and our customers, is of utmost importance and we are monitoring developments around the world to ensure we stay […]

SA Car Dealers at Risk of Being Disingenuous

by Filum Ho Motor dealership bodies have recently presented some highly debatable views regarding the Competition Commission’s new draft guidelines for the automotive industry. On 14 February 2020, the Commission published guidelines which stipulate that consumers will no longer be compelled to conduct in-warranty service, maintenance or repair work only at approved dealers or approved […]

Unfair car warranty, service plans set to become a thing of the past

Johannesburg, 17 February 2020 — Change is coming to the motoring industry in South Africa as the Competition Commission has gazetted for public comment guidelines that seek to sweep away anticompetitive service and warranty plans. Currently, owners of new cars in South Africa are unique in the world as they are locked into using a […]

Claim technology solutions will empower insurers, brokers and customers

Rapid developments in technology are fundamentally changing every industry on the planet – and the motoring industry is no different. From driverless cars to advances in electric vehicles, the automotive world will look very different in decades to come. However, it’s not just how we drive that will be disrupted, but also how we repair […]

Year-end giving: Autoboys donates to Adopt a Cot initiative

Johannesburg, 19 December 2019 – At Autoboys, we believe in doing business for the greater good. That’s why instead of giving our partners and clients a year-end gift, we’ve decided to donate towards the Adopt a Cot initiative. Adopt a Cot is run by faith-based organisation Door of Hope and it has saved many abandoned […]

Autoboys proudly achieves level 1 B-BBEE status

Johannesburg, 09 December 2019 —We’re proud to announce that Autoboys has become the first South African auto glass and aftermarket parts supplier with a national network to achieve a level 1 B-BBEE status.We aim to serve our customers with the highest standards, but we also see ourselves as playing a key role in helping to […]

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 […]