OEM

Windscreen Replacements: How to Stop Getting Ripped Off

By Filum Ho, CEO of Autoboys Replacing your windshield or any other glass on your motor vehicle shouldn’t have to be a painful and expensive experience. In South Africa, it’s all too common for large carmakers, also known as Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), to scare customers into purchasing more expensive replacement glass. OEMs sometimes even […]

New Right To Repair Rules: 5 Things Car Owners Need To Know

By Filum Ho, CEO of Autoboys Big changes are coming to South Africa’s motoring landscape on 1 July 2021. For the first time ever, owners of new cars will have the right to repair or service their vehicles at an independent provider of their choice. These owners won’t be locked into restrictive embedded motor or […]

Final Victory for SA Car Owners in Right to Repair Battle

Johannesburg, 11 December 2020 – Restrictive service and repair warranty plans will finally become a thing of the past for South African car owners, following a major announcement by the Competition Commission today. Currently, owners of new cars in South Africa are typically locked into using a vehicle manufacturer’s service centres, repair shops and parts […]

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, […]