The Competition Commission published the Guidelines for Competition in the Automotive Aftermarket on 29 January 2021 in the Government Gazette. The information contained herein, was provided by The Competition Commission.
AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET GUIDELINES FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
These Guidelines encourage Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to remove the restrictions they place on car owners when they choose service providers to maintain and repair their cars. The Commission believes that adherence to these Guidelines will unleash entry and participation in the aftersales value chain by small and medium enterprises and firms owned by historically disadvantaged individuals (HDIs).
In drafting the Guidelines, the Commission consulted industry stakeholders and followed international best practices.
Find more information on what the Automotive Aftermarket Guidelines mean for stakeholders.
GUIDELINES FOR COMPETITION IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKETS
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