Monthly Archives: May 2016

Chinese Raid Captures Counterfeit Car Parts Destined for Australia

Reading Time: 2 minutesA massive haul of counterfeit Toyota car parts, a significant proportion of which was destined for sale in Australia, has been uncovered in Guangzhou City in south-east China in a raid conducted by Chinese police acting on information provided by Toyota Australia.

Entries Open For WorldSkills

Reading Time: 2 minutesDo you want to get to the WorldSkills international welding, auto body, and spray painting competition in Abu Dhabi 2017? Then go to and enter the competition.

Updated Mazda Recommended Repairers

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhile this is an ongoing applications process, we are pleased to announce the latest group of SAMBRA members who have received “Mazda Recommended Repairer” status.

Member Reminder: Mandatory and Discretionary Grants

Reading Time: 1 minuteWe are now well into the Mandatory & Discretionary Grant season and heading towards the end date (31st May 2016).

So the countdown begins: 6 Calendar days left, which means only 4 working days left.

Audatex Introductory Course – Bloemfontein

Reading Time: 2 minutesDo you have an Abuntex trained staff member, if YES, we strongly recommend sending a second person on training to ensure efficient and continued productivity.

For your convenience, with an aim of limiting or eliminating traveling expenses, Audatex will be hosting an Abuntex Introductory Course in Bloemfontein.

Member Reminder: Skills Intervention Implementation

Reading Time: 1 minuteThere are still several outstanding Skills Intervention Implementations. Please ensure that all outstanding registration documentation (please find the latest versions of required documentation in this article) is sent to merSETA offices no later than 31 May 2016.