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A time when Japan staked its claim with coupe class

While the idea of sports cars emerging from Japan was once unheard of, it didn’t take the land of the …
BASF’s sustainable paint technology will be utilised in INEOS repair network and on a wider range of vehicles.

BASF Coatings signs agreement with INEOS Automotive

INEOS Automotive and BASF’s Coatings division have expanded their partnership so that BASF’s sustainable paint technology will be utilised in …
NCR AMA Group

Repair revenues up for AMA Group as it continues recovery

The financial recovery of the Australia’s largest repair group, the AMA Group, continued with its half-yearly results showing some positive …

Jumping in: enthusiasm and flexibility in the workshop

If there is one adage that seems to come back again and again to workshop manager Simon Thi, it is …

Are repairers happy in their work?

A US survey into how technicians feel about their job shows a level of satisfaction but also reveals shortcomings in …

Real world testing finds almost 40 per cent use more fuel than claimed

Australia’s leading motoring association has released its second set of testing aimed at finding if cars are living up to …

Fuel costs will be cut with choice; Climate Council

The Climate Council has weighed into the ongoing discussion on a proposed fuel efficiency standard and said without it, Australians …

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 …

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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 …
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.