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There’s nothing worse than a dead battery just when you need it most.

Reliability when you need it most

There’s nothing worse than a dead battery just when you need it most.
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Big wins for automotive industry in budget; MTAA

Australia’s leading automotive industry advocate has hailed the wins contained for the industry in Tuesday’s federal budget including funding for …
The Karavasilias from the MPSR Group are shining examples of a successful career in the automotive industry.

How this Sydney business took risks but set itself up for growth

Johnny and Sarah Karavasilias from the MPSR Group are shining examples of the different pathways that can lead you towards …

Rising to meet the ADAS calibration challenge

The AMA Group is pushing ahead with its new in-house solutions for ADAS calibrations as it expects almost a third …
There is good news for electric vehicle buyers, with Ford Australia offering reliable EV charging to customers at home and on the road.

Ford offers charging solution for EV buyers

There is good news for electric vehicle buyers, with Ford Australia offering new charging options to customers at home and …
Car safety rating systems like NCAP, are pushing car manufacturers to embrace high-tech systems to ensure a high level consumer trust.

Automotive manufacturers embrace new crash safety systems

Car crash safety rating systems like the New Car Assessment Programs (NCAP), are pushing car manufacturers to embrace new high-tech …
Tesla has assured Australian customers that the Supercharger construction will continue, after cuts left long-term expansion in doubt.

Uncertainty for Tesla Superchargers expansion

Tesla has assured Australian customers that the Supercharger construction will continue, after business wide cuts left long-term expansion in doubt.

Product and Services

U-pol Raptor products have developed an industry reputation for ultra-durability across a range of applications and temperature resistance.

The Raptor evolution is here

Since its introduction into the automotive scene, Raptor products from U-pol have developed an industry reputation for ultra-durability across a …

Back to a new kind of grind

Tradesmen and women have long enjoyed the flexibility, convenience and safety of cordless hand tools, so repair technicians will welcome …
Recent figures show almost one quarter of new vehicles are made up of hybrids and EVs and it is only a matter of time before their presence is felt on the repair shop floor.

Handling the future safely

Recent figures show almost one quarter of new vehicles are made up of hybrids and EVs and it is only …

The intelligent approach to powering up a business

Repair workshops have long relied on good electronic equipment and supply. The advent of sophisticated automotive technology and the uptake …

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Opening up the vital career gateway to the future

This year has placed recruitment issues as front and centre for many repair businesses but the new advocacy body, the …

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 …

Entrepreneurial Women in Automotive

WorldSkills young talent to take on the best with Glasurit

Emerging spray painters at the WorldSkills Global Skills Challenge will be arming themselves with the latest premium refinish products from …
The first winner of the new category at the Collision Repair Awards, the 'Woman in Automotive' Award, has been announced.

Diverse background adds to the business for the new winner of the ‘Woman in Automotive’ Award

The first winner of the new category at the Collision Repair Awards, the ‘Woman in Automotive’ Award, has been announced.
From bartending to supercars, Bonnie Inkster is a shining example of what happens when you drown out background noise and pursue your dreams. 

Welding her future to the world of Supercars

From bartending to working on supercars, Bonnie Inkster is a shining example of what happens when you drown out background …
National Collision Repairer Lifetime Achievement Awards finalists have been announced.

2024 Lifetime Achievement Awards finalists announced

The 2024 National Collision Repairer Lifetime Achievement Awards finalists have been announced in three categories including Women in Automotive Award, …

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

Repair workshops face new challenges every day but the tide of change, with new powertrains and technology, appears to be accelerating.

How one repair shop is set on a new automotive horizon

Repair workshops face new challenges every day but the tide of change, with new powertrains and technology, appears to be …

‘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 …