Horrendous car repair price gaps reported

Consumer rights watchdogs are up in arms over soaring price gaps at garages.Officials at the Labour Chamber’s (AK) Vienna branch said today (Tues) they have found out that some garages charge up to 110 Euros more than others for one hour’s work.A spokesman for the body announced: “We tested 39 car repair shops in Vienna offering services for 14 car brands. Some charge 82 Euros for one hour’s work, while others demand up to 193 Euros.”These revelations come days after the European Commission (EC) presented plans to issue regulative measures in a bid to make car repairs cheaper for customers.