Is your second-hand car purchase actually safe to drive? Finding out about the collision history of your vehicle is imperative for your safety and your pocket. Richard Green, National Director of SAMBRA talks to Devi Sankaree Govender (The Devi Show) about the pitfalls of buying a second-hand vehicle without fully understanding its collision history. If […]
Unsuspecting car buyers who don’t know what to look for when buying a second-hand car are being duped into buying used cars, which, on the face of it, seemed to be great deals. But after digging a bit deeper the joy is short-lived after they find out that they are stuck with a vehicle with […]
The recent ruling by the National Consumer Tribunal against a Caledon Motor dealer who sold a poorly repaired, probably dangerous to drive, second-hand car to an unsuspecting buyer is an important point in the sale of defective vehicles. Richard Green, national director of the South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA), an association of the Retail […]
Second-hand car buyers are being misled into thinking that they are looking at a car with low mileage. Scammers are using equipment, bought online, to rewind vehicle odometers. With unfortunate buyers discovering issues with their pre-owned car too late down the road. An article published by Wheels24 discusses the potential pitfalls for consumers of a […]
What is more important to you when purchasing a new car – vehicle safety or affordability? These two issues prove to be tough competitors for the attention of the prospective South African car buyer. Especially, in the current economic climate. In an opinion piece published by Robin Classen of Wheels24 price and safety are weighed […]
Refilwe Moloto speaks to Richard Green, National Director of SAMBRA about the urgent need for more transparency from the insurance sector.