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.
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.
While it’s a time of great festivities, it’s tragically also a period when hundreds of lives are lost. During the most recent December-January festive season, the road death toll alone topped just over 1 600 fatalities.
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.
Many South Africans would be interested to know that when an insured vehicle is in an accident, up to 60% of the total bill on a claim will typically be for just the crash parts alone.
Unlike other windshield repair kits on the market, the ProVac Zoom does not need to drill into glass to repair damage. Instead, it is able to gently and quickly suction air out, allowing for a perfect seal almost instantly.
The road death toll over the 2017 festive season alone topped 1 527 fatalities.
Norton is renowned in Europe and the USA for enhancing its customers’ abilities when it comes to body panel repair and paint defect removal – even in the most challenging applications.
“Autoboys is proud to have won this prestigious recognition,” says Filum Ho, CEO of Autoboys.
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.