SAMBRA is proud to introduce the new-look SAMBRA grading certificate, which complements the look of our website website and is moving towards our new brand identity. OEM Approved members need not be graded by Automatrix on behalf of SAMBRA, unless they wish to upgrade from NSR to SR. Meanwhile, all other members will receive a grading date from Automatrix and it is imperative that all members have the necessary documentation ready…
Please be vigilant – a fraudster has contacted a number of Western Cape members – first asking for a telephonic quote, then claiming to have made an EFT payment, only to ask for a refund. In two cases, a deposit had been made with a stolen cheque…
Important member notice with regards to the expiry of the Motor Industry Bargaining Council (MIBCO) Administrative Agreement and the implication for member businesses, as well as further clarity on when payments and deductions must remain in place.
Telesure Investment Holdings recently hosted its Annual Partner Service Awards to acknowledge, recognise and reward those who have treated its customers beyond what is expected.
While everyone is preparing for an influx of aluminum in vehicles, there could be hybrid steel-aluminum structures on the way thanks to advances in cold metal transfer (CMT) welding.
Hollard announced its purchase of long-time partners, Aquarius Underwriting Managers and Execuline Motor Underwriting Managers. “While we have been shareholders in both of these businesses for some time, we believed that the time had arrived to fully harness the synergies that exist in the two businesses,” Hollard said…
Santam has recently developed a platform through which complaints relating to parts can be reported.
To identify problems with parts, they require that all complaints are logged with as much detail as possible…
Ensure the continued smooth operation of your business by remembering all the important SARS deadlines for your submissions and returns…
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Transfer from Compensation Fund to Rand Mutual Assurance (RMA). The RMA claims process is quick and easy. All you have to do is follow the necessary steps.
There has been an internal change of personnel at Santam Group.
There are Trek Oils in the market that are below standard and are proving to be more harmful than good. As a company, this could be damaging to the customer’s vehicle as well as your reputation.
Partinform welcomes all to their automotive components trade show ,that will allow for a networking session for all attendees. People can come and see the new products and interact with members of Partinform.
The fourth edition of Innovation Awards takes place alongside Automechanika Johannesburg from 6 – 9 May 2015. At the Automechanika Johannesburg, the most innovative aftermarket products on display as innovation is what help drives the industry.
When SAMBRA’s new website launched mid-2014, it heralded a fresh start for the Association and has proven to become an interactive and valuable resource for consumers and members. The new look and feel has seen an increase in visits over the months.
RMI and Sci-Bono are collaborating to improve school leavers’ awareness and interest in career opportunities in the automotive industry. Learners and future apprentices will be the focus on increasing the interest in the automotive industry.
The annual RMI Golf Day is upon us and all members are welcome to participate in this event. Filled with fun on the course, the ‘who’s who’ and ‘who knows what’ in the Retail Motor Industry doing what they know best, bringing you the latest news and views of everything that there is to know of the industry.
CEO of Lion of Africa Insurance, Adam Samie, has retired early from his position. Samie’s retirement will be effective 31 March 2015 after his 16 year tenure with the company.
Higher economic growth is not only elusive to South Africa but other countries as well. This is not to compare the world’s biggest economies to SA’s smaller one, but it shows that all countries face the same problem of struggling to get their economies onto higher growth paths.
Santam is strengthening its direct insurance business and still sees room to grow its motor insurance segment in the direct space. Its expansion to life insurance will see the business become more competitive.