Moving our Automotive Repair forward
Carrying the Fight
In 2014 APMMA lodged a complaint at Competition Commission against OEM’s of motor vehicles, for the independent workshops to be allowed to service and repair in warranty vehicles, without the consumers losing the manufacturer’s warranty.
The vision of the organization is to be an integral part in the economic development of South Africa by contributing to employment creation and poverty eradication. Its main objectives are; to facilitate the activities of the sector nationally; ensure the capacity so as to function optimally and sustainably; ensure timely accessibility to resources like finance, information and infrastructure; establish and strengthen stakeholder’s relations through promoting integrity of the sector.
making a difference
Creating “Awareness” to Consumers, Artisans as well as entrepreneurs, about their rights and responsibilities enshrined in the “Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarket “and in the “Automotive Industry Transformation Fund”.
Ensuring that the South African automotive aftermarket becomes an open, competitive market where your choice of provider or product is dictated by price and quality rather than restrictive contract provisions.
Overcome The the challenges faced by our members. The challenges range from by-laws compliance issues, lack of adequate and sustainable skills, capacity limitations, procurement of contracts, inadequate business management skills, limited promotion and awareness.
APMMA has set itself up to empower its members and to remove the barriers of entry in the automotive sector evident in the Guidelines for Competition in the S.A. Automotive Aftermarket. We are committed in forming viable and sustainable small businesses and in turn create decent jobs which will help fight back frontiers of poverty.