The AA have focused on alcohol and driving throughout 2015 – looking at the scale of the problem and delved into the way alcohol affects driving. And in this conclusion to their three-part overview of the issue, they ask a single question: is there a way South Africa could take the message of sober road use to such a diverse selection of drivers as ours?
Station Motors is a well-established business that specialises in the repair of vehicles under manufacturer’s warranty.
South Africa’s Retail Motor Industry organisation (RMI) has initiated a free safety check campaign aimed at ensuring that vehicles are fit for journeys undertaken over the Christmas holiday period.
With many of us looking forward to the holiday time ahead and possibly a long drive to our holiday destination, now is a good time to know how to deal with a flat car battery.
This week’s featured member is Tugela Panelbeaters, located in Ladysmith, Kwazulu-Natal.
TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information management, has released the latest South African Consumer Credit Index (CCI) report, which shows a decline in the index to 51.2 in the third quarter of 2015, down from a revised 53.6 in the second quarter. New account defaults and distressed borrowing levels have seen a marginal increase, although both indicators were relatively neutral and do not show either materially worsening or improving credit behaviour.
The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) in Rosslyn, Pretoria, has implemented an augmented-reality welding solution for its trainees, supplied by Sangari South Africa, an education solutions provider.
A number of surveys will be distributed to SAMBRA members in the near future, and we once again encourage all members to participate.
For the first time, our Technical Vocational Education and Training system (TVET) is covered by a single Ministry that includes Education and Training in industry. Without a doubt, this is conducive towards bringing education and business together, writes the organisation’s CEO, Dr Raymond Patel.
The RMI, being a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation, continuously searches for opportunities to change for the better and to remain relevant, dynamic and professional as the leading business voice in the automotive aftermarket. Accordingly, we have embraced change as a strategic imperative and have adopted transformation as a necessity.
The SAMBRA Annual General Meetings have now taken place across all regions of South Africa. Congratulations to all our newly elected Executive Committee members.
PAIA (the Promotion of Access to Information Act) requires you to prepare, lodge and publish (including on any website you have) an information manual in the prescribed format. The RMI has made a facility available through its regional office to assist members with the compilation and submission of their respective PAIA manual. Please contact your nearest RMI Office for further particulars.
When an Abuntex quote is prepared on your behalf (either externally or internally), SAMBRA members should ensure the following specifics are included.
Panel shop with HUGE potential for sale located in the main Industrial area of Swellendam, next to Agriland. R6.5 Million.
According to a study conducted by the South African Insurance Association, it is estimated that as many as 70% of all South African motorists are uninsured. PMD’s (Prime Meridian Direct) motor insurance products were designed as a direct response to this dire situation and is targeted at the majority of South African motorists who either cannot afford traditional comprehensive motor insurance or who are struggling to maintain their expensive comprehensive cover.