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Tech talk: Aluminium welding in focus

What you need to know about porosity and aluminium to ensure every weld is defect free

The ‘pat on the back’ top apprentices deserve

Role models for young people embarking on automotive careers are one thing the industry cannot have too many of.

First steps on the path to gold

The key to a successful training plan is to get started and have a dedicated training schedule.

Toyota plans a solution for battery recycling

As a major step forward in one of the automotive industry’s vexing issues, Toyota has been performing verification testing on …

AMA Group lays out plans for in-house technology solutions

The AMA Group has outlined its in-house approach to ADAS calibration as Australia’s largest collision repair group readies to meet …

The future is on Axalta’s radar when it comes to ADAS sensors

Global coatings leader Axalta may have more than 150 years of past experience in the coatings industry, but its pursuit …

Renault takes out Car of the Year with compact EV

IN a sign of the shifting focus in the global car parc, more Evs are taking out the top rpizes …

Product and Services

Safe and reliable from the start

Workshops value reliability in their tools and operations highly and reliability is what is needed when it comes to getting …

How to get long life from your valuable investment

After making the investment in the market leading performance and ease of use of a SATA spray gun, painters won’t …

For workshop results with a low footprint, the way forward is clear

Premium repair paint brand Glasurit continues to add to its range of products that focus on high quality outcomes but …

A proud history in top-tier products

From humble beginnings in Thessaloniki in 1982, HB BODY Group has grown into a leading automotive brand established in 75 …

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Closing a gender gap in crash testing

Her work began with pioneering investigations into whiplash from car crashes but now road safety researcher Astrid Linder has her eye …

The way ahead for Australia’s largest repair group

The new chair for the AMA Group, Caroline Waldron, has a clear message for the repair industry; it must stay …

A passion for people is what drives industry veteran Stuart Faid

More than 30 years in the industry across the globe, regional vice-president for the Fix Network across Asia, Australia and New …

Entrepreneurial Women in Automotive

Closing a gender gap in crash testing

Her work began with pioneering investigations into whiplash from car crashes but now road safety researcher Astrid Linder has her eye …
Supporting women apprentices in collision

Women in collision unlock their secrets

Women bring a different perspective to the automotive industry, so what could be better than tapping into these unique viewpoints …
SEMA Show to provide tools to empower women in automotive

SEMA Show to provide tools to empower women in automotive

The 2023 SEMA Show in Las Vegas will feature a fully customisable hands-on education program which includes a lineup of …

Entrepreneurial Women – Alexandra Holston, AMA Group

We caught up with Alexandra Holston of AMA Group and found a young, dynamic, driven woman with a heart of …

Special Reports

Barry Edney discusses a selection of the challenges and "hot topics” currently facing collision repairers in Europe.

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Talking Shop

‘Like everybody’s part of a big family’; finding the support you need

Friends in need may well be friends indeed, but it also helps to have support and advice in the everyday …

Adding light and space to inspire training

When a workshop is cluttered or tired looking, a change of scenery may be what is needed to inspire staff …
Talking Shop – Max Auto Smash Repairs

Talking Shop – Max Auto Smash Repairs

The National Collision Repairer chats with Jamie Carruthers, who shares his journey and discusses his current businesses as he celebrates …

Max Auto Smash Repairs

We visit Max Auto Smash Repairs and chat with owner Jamie Carruthers who shares his journey as he celebrates Max’s …
NCR Royalz

Royalz Restorationz – a baslac success story

We meet Luke and Chelsea Williamson of Royalz Restorationz, who run their own custom car and bike business.