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 […]
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.