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2015 Ford F-150 repairability

By Andrew Marsh,
Posted in: Featured | Public | Technology Trends
2015 Ford F150 front three quarter
The world’s most successful pick-up truck is getting an aluminum (or aluminium) intensive body as well as load bed, underpinned by a higher strength steel ladder chassis. The objective was to get close to 30 mpg highway fuel consumption instead of the accepted norm of close to 20 mpg – and to do that the ...

Safety critical tightening torques for repairers from Ezi-Methods

By Andrew Marsh, 01.11.13
Posted in: Materials & Engineering | Public
Tightening torque mechanism
There are safety critical tightening torques all over a vehicle especially in the area of suspension, steering and brakes. It is very difficult to find data which gives those torques, or if the fixing is not to be re-used. The illustration above shows how as the fastener is tightened the clamping force is developed between ...

Peugeot 2008 – set to revive the fortunes of the company?

By Andrew Marsh, 22.10.13
Posted in: New Model Information | Public
Peugeot 2008 side
There is a sector or the automotive world that was invented by the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 – the off roader which is rather good on road too. Nissan took this theme and crossed high fashion some SUV ‘ruggedness’, whilst aiming the range firmly at the mass market with front wheel drive along ...

Ezi-Methods! The Collision Repair Industry’s New Repair Methods System!

By Ben Cardy,
Posted in: Public
EM Logo With Border
Auto Industry Consulting’s Ezi-Methods is a new interactive system which gives you easy access to repair methods! Key Features and benefits include… Ezi-Methods is an alternative to escribe, but is a methods only system, no times etc. Ezi-Methods is incredibly easy to use, just 3 clicks from “manufacturer to method”, making life much easier for VDA’s and ...

Peugeot 2008 – part 1

By Andrew Marsh,
Posted in: New Model Information | Public
Peugeot 2008 side
There is a sector or the automotive world that was invented by the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 – the off roader which is rather good on road too. Nissan took this theme and crossed high fashion some SUV ‘ruggedness’, whilst aiming the range firmly at the mass market with front wheel drive along ...
 
 
 
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