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Who is listening in on future work?

By Andrew Marsh,
Posted in: Featured | Public | Technology Trends
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Once upon a time the collision repair process was fairly straight forward – the vehicle had an accident, it was recovered, and the repair routed into the repairer via an insurance company – or directly by the vehicle owner. Then came the time management systems with additional parts ordering functionality, and what a surprise – ...

Inside the Vauxhall Astra K…..

By Andrew Marsh, 09.11.15
Posted in: In-depth | New Model Information | Public
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Only a few years ago, in the depth of the financial crisis that sent General Motors (GM) into bankruptcy there was a much bigger crisis developing in Europe. One division – Saab – was off loaded with much brand damage in the process only then to go bust – whilst Vauxhall Opel continued to lose ...

Inside the Toyota Prius4….

By Andrew Marsh, 02.11.15
Posted in: In-depth | New Model Information | Public
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The latest generation of Prius was revealed in Las Vegas during September 2015, and will start deliveries in Japan by December 2015 – in Europe we will wait until February 2016. The principles are the same as Prius3: 1.8l Atkinson cycle petrol engine driving the front wheels with a one electric motor and one generator ...

Inside the BMW i3 body….

By Andrew Marsh, 26.10.15
Posted in: In-depth | Public | Technology Trends
BMW i3 repair highlights
The i3 has been on sale around the world for more than 1 year, and still represents a step change in automotive engineering, especially from a collision repair point of view. The headline is of course the carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) body shell, but as we shall see the shell is a good deal ...

2016 Ezi-Methods UK Pricing Announced

By Ben Cardy, 14.10.15
Posted in: Business News | Featured | Public
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When Auto Industry Consulting launched Ezi-Methods in 2013, we made it clear that just as soon as set-up, investment and R&D costs were dealt with we would return even greater value to our customers by reducing our prices. And today we are delighted to announce that for 2016, a single site, 12 month Ezi-Methods subscription ...
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