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Autoboys CEO Named New Board Member at Automotive Glass Europe

Johannesburg, 20 August 2020 – Autoboys is proud to announce that its CEO, Filum Ho, has been made a board member at Automotive Glass Europe (AGE). AGE provides automotive glass repair and replacement of the highest quality for all vehicle types. Known for its competitive prices, AGE operates all over Europe in 20 countries and […]

A Perspective On SA’s Proposed New Motor Industry Code

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.

SA’s Economy is Concentrated. Here’s Why.

Dear Mr Cohen, I read with interest your column dated 5 October 2018 entitled ‘The new competition bill is based on some dodgy numbers’.

From Investment Banking To Car Part Sales – An Entrepreneur’s Fight For Transformation

Before starting Autoboys, Ho worked for Deutsche Bank and, later, Merrill Lynch

From Investment Banking to Car Part Sales – An Entrepreneur’s Fight for Transformation

“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.”

New Automotive Code Set To Shake Up The Sector

The Competition Commission’s proposed new code of conduct for the South African automotive industry is set to usher in groundbreaking changes for car owners, automotive aftermarket businesses

How SA’s New Automotive Code of Conduct Could Kickstart the Economy

In September 2017, the Competition Commission of South Africa published an historic first draft of a new Code of Conduct for the South African Automotive Industry.

How SA’s New Automotive Code Could Help Kickstart Economic Growth

This is very different to the rest of the world. In countries such as the US, car owners can buy a motor or service plan separately from their car, giving them greater choice.