2024
It is never pleasant to imagine being involved in a road accident. But The South...
Picture this: You find the perfect used car – affordable, stylish, seemingly in pristine condition....
2023
In a world increasingly focused on innovation and technology, the automotive industry remains a vibrant...
Over 50 key stakeholders, including representation from the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport, attended...
Rosy Govindasamy spent her school holidays around cars in a panel shop from her early...
Amidst growing pressure, today the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) launched a new VIN-Lookup website...
Knowing your basic rights and obligations as a motorist can be the game-changer when it...
Over the last couple of years, the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), has been actively...
It is not only vintage car enthusiasts who spend hours buffing and polishing their “babies”...
Mental health and wellbeing are increasingly being brought into sharp focus, and organisations like SAMBRA...
The Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Marketing, Supply Chain and Sport Management and the...
The Meet The Team series returns. This month, we introduce you to Giselle, PA to...
Being involved in an accident, even a minor bumper bashing, can be a massive inconvenience...
Being involved in an accident ranks right up there on the stress barometer. Not only...
One lucky reader of Automobil will win a R10 000 cash prize at the end...
The South African Motor Body Repairers Association (SAMBRA), a constituent association of the Retail Motor...
The Meet The Team series is back! The January edition introduces you to Khulu, Associational...
The Competition Commission published the Guidelines for Competition in the Automotive Aftermarket on 29 January...
2022
It is almost time for the sun to set on another challenging and exciting year...
With all the delicious food you are probably planning to enjoy this holiday period, you...
This month we introduce you to Kevin Abrahams, Associational Representative for the KwaZulu Natal. If...
Despite South Africa’s high road death toll, thousands of people have no choice but to...
With unemployment levels at all time highs, there are still plenty of opportunities for people...
Motor body repairer estimators and Insurance companies’ vehicle assessors play a crucial role in the...
It has been found that many cars that have been severely damaged in accidents often...
Buying a second-hand car can be an exciting purchase and a sound economic decision provided...
The South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA) promotes best practices and helps its members...
SAMBRA has been lobbying hard with the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) to make information...
The motor industry’s next biggest challenge is skills shortages, says Mika Heeraman, owner of Unique...
47-year-old Limpopo-based Winny Vilankulu is a proud director of Senatla Panelbeaters, a thriving motor body...
In July  Santam, South Africa’s largest short-term insurer, issued a warning that clients could, over...
Uvashen Bramiah takes over from Richard Green as National Director of the South African Motor...
The South African Motor Body Repairer's Association (SAMBRA) will ramp up its efforts to have...
Short-term insurer, Santam, has won the prestigious SA Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA), Insurer of...
Insurers drag their feet on letting consumers know whether they’re buying previously crashed cars The...
The South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA), an association of the Retail Motor Industry...
Over the last four years SAMBRA has applied substantial resources to ensure that members of...
With the announcement that the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) will formally open its Vehicle...
South Africa’s Fuel Retailers Association have proposed scrapping the country’s controversial Road Accident Fund (RAF)...
This article was written by a Staff Writer at Businesstech.co.za. SAMBRA would like to share...
Richard Green, National Director of SAMBRA talks to Thabiso TT Tema from Power 98.7 about...
SAMBRA has been campaigning hard over the last four years for the South African Insurance...
Times Live has reported (24th February 2022) that the The South African Insurance Association (SAIA)...
Is your second-hand car purchase actually safe to drive? Finding out about the collision history...
SAMBRA members are always striving for the highest standards. SAMBRA’s accreditation standards are recognized by...
Finding an accredited motor body repairer has never been easier. Use our map to find...
The 2022 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada was awash with excitement after BMW...
2021
In the midst of the global pandemic, a supply-chain issue has arisen across various industries....
Are advanced vehicle safety systems being compromised in bad weather? An article on forbes.com was...
Have you been in a car accident and wondered what to do next? Many drivers...
As South Africans start gearing up for the holiday season, they are being warned to...
Since the initial publication of the Guidelines to Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarket...
Ford has announced a huge change in aftermarket sales guidelines in South Africa. Business Tech...
At the end of 2019, Richard Green, national director of SAMBRA, was lobbying hard for...
With unemployment levels at an all-time high, the South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA),...
Unsuspecting car buyers who don't know what to look for when buying a second-hand car...
Motor vehicle insurance should be simple and, most importantly, provide the motorist with peace of...
Bela-Bela’s Santie is no wallflower in the automotive industry Growing up with brothers is where...
Fresh from school to boss lady Thembi Sithole’s journey in the motor body repair industry...
The recent looting in parts of the country, as well as strike action and protesting...
SAMBRA, the South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association is a professional association of  the Retail...
The Minister for Transport, Fikile Mbalula has announced that the implementation of South Africa's Driving...
The recent ruling by the National Consumer Tribunal against a Caledon Motor dealer who sold a...
Second-hand car buyers are being misled into thinking that they are looking at a car...
Car paintwork plays an important role in protecting your vehicle. Not only there to look...
If you are wondering 'What is 'Active Safety' and 'what does it have to do...
What is more important to you when purchasing a new car - vehicle safety or...
Thinking of starting your own motor body repair business or wondering what requirements a repairer...
2020
What happens to your car when you hand it in at a panel shop? Join...
Ashley Roos, from Women Torque takes us through Basic Quality Control at an auto body...
Motorists have seen positive steps forward after the Competition Commission ruled in their favour to...
SAMBRA is always pushing to find support for small businesses. Government, alternative funding and training...
Have you ever wondered what the point of a third-party car insurance cover policy would...
When buying a second-hand car, there are many things to think about. Vehicle safety and...
If you want to know what happens to your car when it goes to a...
A fuel levy of R2.07 per litre is being paid by SA motorists, costing an...
By asking a couple of important questions you can ensure that your used car dream...
Are you concerned about the lack of information on the status of second-hand cars for...
Buying a car, new or secondhand, is a big financial commitment. Buyers want to know...
An ever-growing number of drivers on South African roads are uninsured. With the liabilities of...
If you've been involved in a car crash, subject to safety and injury being avoided,...
Have you ever jumped from a significant height with straight legs? It’s not a comfortable...
'Beauty is skin deep'. This quote is truly appropriate when referring to second-hand vehicles. Have...