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Competition Commission raids Precision and Eldan offices

Today, the Competition Commission (the Commission) is conducting a search and seizure (dawn raid) operation at the offices of Precision and Sons (Precision), Eldan Auto Body (Eldan) in Pretoria West, and Vehicle Accident Assessment Centre (VAAC) in Centurion. The dawn raid operation forms part of the Commission's ongoing investigation into collusive conduct in the market for auto body repairs.

 

The two firms are approved auto body repairers to Original Equipment Manufacturers such as Mercedes Benz, Toyota and Jeep. VAAC is an assessment centre which renders vehicle assessment services to customers of both Precision and Eldan.

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