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    Welcome To Nihal's

    Nihals Express Cargo Services (Pty) Ltd,
    Reg: 2017/288409/07 T/A Nihals Autobody

    The Autobody Division within our group caters to our traditional autobody and vehicle repair services. As a traditional autobody repairer this division is backed by all required South African body accreditations (RMI & SAMBRA Motorbody & Structural Repairer). We also hold approvals by the majority of OEM and insurance entities (both for motorbody and structural repairs).
    We are backed by both an excellent selection of state-of-the-art equipment and an impressive combined knowledge of our staff. Our focus is the repair all types of vehicles back to their OEM specifications, both cosmetically and structurally.

    Our Full Scope of Services Include:
    1) Complete Motorbody Repairs - Light and heavy repairs of all body sections and panels. Repairs to original items as well as installation of replacements is performed. Metal fabrication and repair by filler is applied per OEM specifications and requirements;
    2) Complete Structural Repairs - Minor and major structural repairs are performed on our state-of-the-art equipment and are performed with strict adherence to manufacturer tolerances. Secondary items such as suspension components and various sub-frames are normally replaced if required;
    3) Motorbody Respray - Sectional and complete motorbody resprays are performed in our complete electronically controlled spray booth and mixing room. Any type of standard or individual OEM colour and finish is possible for both repair and restoration works. We are backed by STANDOX as our technical partner which enables us to produce the highest quality of paint repair works. Complete resprays (interior and exterior) are also possible with a close liaison with our customers. We have extensive knowledge in the repair and respray of satin and matte finishes. This is a unique service that is rare and difficult to execute. All OEM finishes and customer individual finishes are possible.
    4) Vehicle Component Replacements & Repairs - Through strict visual inspections and vehicle diagnostic tools we are able to identify and either repair/replace any vehicle component required. Depending on the customer's choice, either OEM new or used parts will be applied with manufacturer guarantees being offered back-to-back;
    5) Wheel Repairs - Light and heavy damage to all wheels is offered according to OEM specifications. Any wheel size and paint colour/finish is possible and backed by our guarantee.

Products & Services


Autobody Repairs
Spray Painting
Custom Painting
Chassis Straightening
SABS Number Plates
Auto Detailing
Body Kit Fitment & Modifications
Suspension Modifications
Vehicle Maintenance & Repairs
Engine Overhaules
Truck Repairs
Auto Aircon
Custom Car Sound
Vehicle Wrapping & Branding
Auto Electrical
Window Tinting
Generator Repairs


Accredited & Approved Members

Central Supplier Database for Government: MAAA0178006
Approved and accredited by the Department of Transport as a Number Plate Embosser in Gauteng
The Registration and Grading of Vehicle Testing Station: Southern Suburb Test Station
SABS Approved Permit Number: 9075/14375
Accredited Member, Membership number 10006679 with RMI (Retail Motor Industry Organisation), and SAMBRA (South African Motor Body Repairers Association)
Member of the PBF (Progressive Business Forum)
Member of Nafcoc JCCI (Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
Member of Johannesburg and National Transport Forum
RYCOB - Youth Chamber of Commerce and Industry
NYDA - National Youth Development Agency


Accredited & Approved Members

G FLEET - Government Garage, Wesbank First Auto
Stannic Fleet, Absa Fleet, Fleet Africa
Eqstra Fleet, Rand Water Board, ERWAT (East Rand Water)
SANDF - South African National Defence Force
SAPS - South African Police Services
SABC - South African Broadcast and Communications
Harmony Gold, Rand Uranium
RTS Logistics, DTI - Department of Trade & Industry
MQA - Mining Qualifications Authority, Murray & Roberts Cementation
Petro SA, and others...

Nihals Autobody is now using Standox, the benefits of technically superior products. Paint systems that satisfy all OEM needs, and also meets the demanding requirements of the world's leading car producers.


Standox has now attained approvals from all leading manufacturers, procing our peoducts meet quality specifications of OEM car makers. Naturally this makes Standox an ideal partner for bodyshops, the car manufacturers and dealers glpbally.

Standox offers unique colour competence. As a leading partner to OEM's for over 60 years. The Standox way, the Paint with a Lifetime Warranty.

Here at Nihals Autobody, we strive for customer perfection, only using the best of equipment and products.