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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...

WISH YOU WERE HERE

We are part of the most exciting commercial sector on earth. Yes, the automotive industry is definitely not in its first flush of youth, and yes, immense change is about to become even more immense in the coming few...

RENAULT-NISSAN-MITSUBISHI ALLIANCE GROWING PAINS

Here tale of corporate posturing and growth…. You will not believe the scale of personal reward. Renault had existed under the wing of the French Government for many, many decades, to the point it had lost its way with...

FUTURE TECH – ELECTRICITY, DRIVER ASSISTANCE AND A COMPLETE MUDDLE BY ANDREW MARSH

Mansplaining - a man explaining to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronising. What follows is emphatically not Mansplaining. I just happen to be male. In this era of taking offence at everything which...

WHO WILL SUPPORT THE NEW VEHICLE?

Every increasing complexity of each new vehicle unveiled around the world shows a strong trend which is not going to go away any time soon. From the humble tyre through to the paint system technology is being developed at...

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...

AUTONOMY, AUTO PILOT CARS MIND THE GAP

Feedback from repairers, insurers and vehicle manufacturers say that the inclusion of stiffer, higher grade materials and more efficient impact load paths are leading to damage which is being underestimated. For quite some time, BMW were pressing home the message...

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....

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...

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...