Special Reports

ADAS. What does today’s workshop need to consider?

Today’s vehicles are being fitted with more and more technology to assist in avoiding accidents and, where this is not possible, mitigating damage to vehicle occupants, pedestrians, and the vehicle itself.
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The view from up here. A Europe insight with Barry Edney.

Following my previous article on changing repair needs and the effect that it has on the repair sector, this month I look at the broader market landscape for three major markets – the UK, France and Italy.
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MotorEx 2022

Owen and I caught up for the first time since the pandemic began. We share our perspective on what was yet another fantastic event as motoring aficionados finally came out of “hibernation” at MotorEx 2022.
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31st Annual All Ford Day

We recently visited the 31st Annual All Ford Day in the Ford heartland of Geelong, Victoria, where enthusiasts from all over the country took the opportunity to display their pride and joy.
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Collision Repair Expo

Following a three-year hiatus, The AAA hosted the 2022 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo in conjunction with the Sape Group-sponsored Collision Repair Expo at The Melbourne Convention and Entertainment Centre in April.
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Ford Collision Repair Position Statements

Part two of the Ford Motor Company’s series of collision repair position statements as they apply to our industry.
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Dealing with colour variation

Almost as soon as painted plastic components became common, the issue of apparent colour variations seemed to follow. Typically, this appears as a slight mismatch of colour between a bumper and adjacent body panels and it’s often seen on...
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Women in Custom Part 2

We bring you the second part of Owen’s feature on some of the great women in the custom car scene and hear all about their stories, their achievements and, of course, see the quality of their work.
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Ford Collision Repair Position Statements

The Ford Motor Company has released a series of collision repair position statements. This is the first part of a two-part overview of how the statements apply to our industry.
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Women in Custom Part 1

Following the successful return of Summernats, Owen caught up with some of the great women in the custom car scene to hear their stories, their achievements and, of course, see the quality of their work.
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