Monthly Archives: December 2014

Value Adds for SAMBRA 2014 

SAMBRA’s focus on the strategic objectives set in 2013 which fundamentally speaks to service delivery and value added products is well on track. The Co- Operation Agreement is the first step in taking back ownership of our industry.

Insurers under the spotlight in national Insurer Survey

Few monthly expenses evoke stronger feelings than vehicle accident insurance, and if it does not deliver, motor body repairers (MBRs) are often seen as the bad guys. SAMBRA therefore commissioned the Greenfields Institute of Business Insurer Evaluation Research Report to investigate how much of this perception is down to the performance of insurance companies when handling claims, and these are the results…

Tutuka Motor Lab – an award-winning operation

Tutuka Motor Lab was crowned General Motors National Speed Shop of the Year 2014, at the recent Annual Body Repairer Conference that took place at The Misty Hills Resort in Muldersdrift. In addition, they were also crowned the runner-up in the Sage 702 small business awards.

Global Autobody continues to exceed customer expectations

With about 140 vehicles repaired monthly, Global Autobody is a busy workshop that prides itself on exceeding customer expectations. Dean Coetzee is the proud owner and manager of Global Autobody, an auto body repair workshop situated in Spartan, Kempton Park. Read all about how their humble beginnings and how they continue to grow from strength to strength…

RMI release annual report

Despite the ongoing challenges of a sluggish economy, high unemployment, labour market instability and the ever increasing cost of doing business, the RMI team remains the best in the business of member service – enhancing promoting and protecting RMI members and the motoring public…

Motorists to benefit from RMI’s free vehicle safety check campaign

South Africa’s Retail Motor Industry organisation (RMI) has initiated a road safety check campaign aimed at ensuring that vehicles are roadworthy for journeys undertaken over the Christmas holiday period. This was achieved after obtaining a commitment from a selection of the country’s private and municipal vehicle testing stations to provide their resources for free to conduct vehicle safety checks between December 1 and December 13.