Insurance

Insurer-owned repairer set to reduce consumer choice in NZ

An automotive industry association is warning the quality of vehicle repairs may drop as New Zealand’s largest insurer opens its own panel shop under a new trial. The new...
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Fix Network Canada acquires Carrossier ProColor

The Fix Network and Uni-Select Inc. announced an agreement for the Fix Network in Canada acquire Uni-Select’s Carrossier ProColor business. The transaction closed on 30th September. “The addition of...
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The Horizons Symposium2019 delivers in Sydney

The first event of the Spring Racing Carnival at Royal Randwick was the “Horizons” Symposium which got underway on a beautiful Spring day on Saturday. Sponsors and delegates from...
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Mario Dimovski to speak at IDEAS Collide SEMA event

The “IDEAS Collide” event returns for 2019 with quick-hit presentations on topics ranging from augmented reality in collision repair to what counts as a “cost of doing business.” “It...
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Choice – It’s always your decision

In the past month, there’s been a whole lot of commentary on the question of choice, particularly the perennial issue, “choice of repairer”. The recent determination by the Australian...
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IAG announces RFP for Partner Repair Network

IAG recently announced that it had established Repair Hub, which created their own repair capability in metropolitan areas to carry out smaller, less complex repairs. This was done in...
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Capricorn delivers at its inaugural Futures Collide Conference

Capricorn Society’s Head of Sales Australia, Dale Durden, kicked-off their inaugural Futures Collide Conference with informal drinks for inhouse sponsors and guests in Melbourne last Friday night, with the...
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Suncorp result drive share price increase

Suncorp Group after tax net profit was down by 83.5 percent to $175 million, although this included a $910 million after tax non-cash loss on sale of the Australian...
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IAG posts a $1 billion net profit

According to Peter Harmer IAG Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IAG has had a successful year, reflecting the work they have done to better connect with customers. “We’ve...
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IAG acquires majority stake in Carbar

Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG), Australia’s largest general insurer, has acquired a majority stake in digital car subscription and trading platform Carbar. Carbar, established in 2016, is Australia’s first...
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