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.
Car owners in South Africa are often locked into using a vehicle manufacturers repair shop and parts because it is embedded in the motor and service plan.
Founded more than a decade ago, the alliance provides a European glass repair and replacement network that operates in 1,500 locations across 20 different European countries and has now founded a close cooperation with networks in Africa and North America.
“The key reason for creating our alliance over a decade ago was to provide our partners from different European countries with an international dimension whenever necessary.”
“While this year’s Easter period doesn’t coincide with government school holidays, traffic volumes on the country’s main roads are expected to pick up.”
Autoboys is known for its high-quality parts and perfection in glass-fitting. The company has over 70 outlets across South Africa, 290 insurance partners and 169 fitment vehicles.
Apart from deciding on which car suits your personal needs and style, you also need to bear in mind critical issues such as your maintenance and warranty plans.
When Megan van de Linde of Newcastle took her car in for a service, the workshop informed her that her tail light wasn’t working and since it was a “sealed unit”, an entire new unit needed to be ordered.
As the year begins to wind down, parliament is currently working hard to push through a number of bills.
As it stands, local 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.