Collision Repairers Association of South Africa (CRA) promotes Panel Beaters and Repair Shops to maintain and deliver a high standard and world-class service to all their Customers. Through global best practice repair techniques, the risks associated with possible future collisions as a result of poor workmanship are reduced to a minimum. CRA upholds a high standard of quality auto repairers, premium refinish painters as well as unparalleled collision tradesmen.

We have a skilled resource pool that continuously support and provide real benefits to all our Members to ensure their success.

Our website provides industry news, the ability to register client disputes for mediation, executive and regional executive council structures and our online Member Directory profiling all our Members. The platform assists Insurers, Brokers and Consumers to make educated decisions with regard to selecting the most professional and capable Repairer to refurbish the accident vehicle within acceptable time frames and in line with warranty reinstatement protocols.

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    Entrepreneurship & Business Explored By Dipti Parmar What smart entrepreneurs know about problem-solving because going the extra mile will solve your problems more efficiently and make you smarter along the way.   Visit CRA’s industry news blog...

Things To Consider When Thinking About Certification

Things To Consider When Thinking About Certification

    Certification & Business Explored By Mike Munzenrider Things to consider when thinking about certification because in a quickly evolving collision repair industry, one of the best things you can do for your body shop is to make it stand out.  ...

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Telsa Is Sued By Drivers Over Alleged False Autopilot

    Technology & Motoring News BY JONATHAN STEMPEL Telsa is sued by drivers over alleged false autopilot and misleading full self-driving features which are non-existent or years away.   Visit CRA’s blog page for more relevant articles.   Tesla was...