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ELECTRIFICATION FOR ALL AND MOTOR INSURANCE

Last time we took a look at how the UK motor insurance sector is getting to grips with a rapidly evolving business model, where the people who though they called the shots suddenly find themselves by-passed. With any form...

Melt Downs and Disruption by Andrew Marsh

Once a time people with agreeable levels of cash would provide a service for those who would take to the seas, to ensure that no matter what happened to the vessel the owner of the cargo as well as...

HONDA TO INTRODUCE POST ACCIDENT SCREENING

Honda announced that all of its vehicles involved in a collision require a pre- and post-repair scan to determine if any diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) are present. Safety and driver assistance systems will also require inspection, calibration and aiming...

US MARKET IMPLODES AGAIN BY ANDREW MARSH

Today, unlike those first systems, the pilot can sit back and relax. There are some huge questions travelling around the world every day at super-high speed. One is ‘what is the point of the stocks/bonds/shares/exchange markets?’ Another is ‘has...

THE EXPLOSIVE TRUTH ABOUT MULTI-MIX REPAIR

As motor  makers push the boundaries in automobile design in every direction to both save on manufacturing costs and provide increased safety for occupants, along with ever greater fuel efficiency, the trend to incorporate aluminium structure with high strength...

PSA PEUGEOT CITROëN IS BORN AGAIN

PSA  (PSA Peugeot Citroën) is a giant that many have either forgotten or don’t know about. A big part of the global image for Peugeot to this day is countless ancient 404s and 504s moving the masses around Africa....

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP MELTDOWN, OR IS IT HYPE?

The global media can’t believe its luck. A famously cash rich vehicle manufacturer pushing to become the biggest in the world nearly three years ahead of their own plan, caught red handed by the USA Environmental Protection Agency bending...

BMW’S CARBON CORE TECHNOLOGY

Weight-minimising measures courtesy of the BMW EfficientLightweight strategy enable the new BMW 7 Series models to tip the scales up to 130 kilograms lighter than their previous-generation model, despite significant additions to the roster of comfort and safety equipment...

THE POWER OF COMPUTER DATA AND YOU

The Volvo scalable product  architecture (‘SPA’) and Volvo engine architecture (‘VEA’) are the building blocks of the new company under the ownership of Geely. At first sight this is yet another modular platform approach which sees a high level...

TO INFINITY AND BEYOND

We are part of the biggest global technology and social upheaval right now, and collision repair is very much part of that change. In this article we shall take a look at an area where technology impact has changed...
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