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Keyless car theft at all time high

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Keyless car theft at all time high

Analysis of theft data recorded by the stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) expert, Tracker, reveals that 92 per cent of the cars it recovered last year were taken without using the keys.

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Third of motorists unable to use vehicle tech

Monday, 24 February 2020

Third of motorists unable to use vehicle tech

Today’s cars might be more technologically advanced than ever before but a large percentage of drivers remain clueless about how to use the technology, according to a study carried out by The British Motor Show.

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Kia and Hyundai develop ICT shift system

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Kia and Hyundai develop ICT shift system

Kia Motors and Hyundai Motor announced that they have developed the world’s first predictive Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Connected Shift System, enabling the vehicle to automatically shift to the optimal gear after identifying the road and traffic conditions ahead.

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Hyundai and Canoo to develop new EV platform

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Hyundai and Canoo to develop new EV platform

Hyundai Motor Group and Canoo announced that Hyundai has engaged Canoo to jointly develop an electric vehicle (EV) platform based on Canoo’s proprietary skateboard design for upcoming Kia and Hyundai models.

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University of Sheffield technical training day

Monday, 10 February 2020

University of Sheffield technical training day

IAEA members are invited to attend the University of Sheffield's technical training day titled: CO2 Reduction - The Challenge.

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Allianz announces fraud savings for 2019

Friday, 07 February 2020

Allianz announces fraud savings for 2019

Allianz Insurance announced another record year for fraud success in 2019, with a total saving of £65.2m.

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Van insurance premiums continues to rise

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Van insurance premiums continues to rise

Insurance premiums for van drivers are now rising faster than the rate of inflation, after being broadly stable for the last year, according to the latest van insurance price index from data analytics company Consumer Intelligence.

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Motor insurance price spikes

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Motor insurance price spikes

The average price of comprehensive motor insurance spiked to its third highest level at the end of 2019 since the ABI started collecting data in 2012.

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3D-printed locking wheel nuts to thwart thieves

Thursday, 30 January 2020

3D-printed locking wheel nuts to thwart thieves

Together with EOS, a supplier for high-end solutions in additive manufacturing, Ford has created locking nuts with contours based on the driver’s voice.

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98,500 new EVs to hit roads in 2020

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

98,500 new EVs to hit roads in 2020

At least 98,500 new battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will be registered in the UK in 2020, according to figures from DriveElectric, one of the UK’s leading electric vehicle leasing companies.

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Sustainability step for Bentley

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Sustainability step for Bentley

Bentley Motors has launched of a new water recycling system as it moves towards sustainability at its site in Crewe.

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Tesla car delivery productivity up by 40%

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Tesla car delivery productivity up by 40%

Data gathered by LearnBonds.com indicates that American electric car manufacturer Tesla increased car deliveries by 40 per cent in 2019 compared to 2018

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Industry mourns the loss of Geoffrey Atkinson

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Industry mourns the loss of Geoffrey Atkinson

The industry is mourning the sad loss of Geoffrey Atkinson OBE, who served as CEO of automotive charity Ben for 25 years

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Irish Region Conference 2020

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Irish Region Conference 2020

The Irish Region is pleased to announce the date for its 2020 conference

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Bodyshop Live! VDA nominations are open

Monday, 13 January 2020

Bodyshop Live! VDA nominations are open

Nominations are now open for the bodyshop Live! 2020 awards which celebrate the UK collision repair industry’s high achievers

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Uber and Hyundai announce aerial ride share partnership

Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Uber and Hyundai announce aerial ride share partnership

Uber and Hyundai Motor Company have announced a new partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for a future aerial ride share network.

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Oxobotica and Navtech join forces

Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Oxobotica and Navtech join forces

Oxbotica, autonomous vehicle software provider, and Navtech, a global radar solution company, have announced their joint product development of a radar-based navigation and perception system to be launched in 2020.

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Allianz acquires large percentage of L

Thursday, 02 January 2020

Allianz acquires large percentage of L

Allianz Holdings plc has acquired the remaining 51 per cent of the LV General Insurance Group (LV GIG) from Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LVFS), as well 100 per cent of the general insurance division of Legal & General.

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EV demand to exceed battery stock

Thursday, 19 December 2019

EV demand to exceed battery stock

The Vehicle Licensing Statistics have revealed that the number of electric cars has more than tripled in the third quarter compared to 2018, increasing by 234%.

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FCA and Groupe PSA merger ahead

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

FCA and Groupe PSA merger ahead

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Peugeot S.A. (Groupe PSA) have signed a binding combination agreement providing for a 50/50 merger of its businesses to create the fourth largest global automotive OEM by volume and third largest by revenue.

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Engineers lured towards temporary working

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Engineers lured towards temporary working

A fifth (18 per cent) of engineers are holding down more than one temporary role to chase greater work-life balance and see more of their families, according to recent research.

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Black market value of stolen cars revealed

Monday, 16 December 2019

Black market value of stolen cars revealed

Motor thieves are stealing some of Britain’s most in-demand cars and selling them on the black market for as little as £1,000, according to vehicle protection and management technology provider AX.

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Mitsubishi UK and OVO Energy announce partnership

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Mitsubishi UK and OVO Energy announce partnership

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK and OVO Energy announced a new partnership to help drive the decarbonisation of transport.

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New collaborative project to optimise EV power density

Tuesday, 03 December 2019

New collaborative project to optimise EV power density

Drive System Design (DSD) is the lead partner in a new project that seeks to improve the efficiency of the integrated electric drive unit (EDU) of electric vehicles (EVs).

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Repairers encouraged to consider ADAS opportunities

Monday, 02 December 2019

Repairers encouraged to consider ADAS opportunities

Repairers have been encouraged to consider the immediate opportunities ADAS is presenting them, such as calibration.

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UK car thieves exploit WhatsApp

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

UK car thieves exploit WhatsApp

Motor thieves are using WhatsApp groups to plan and execute car thefts as the UK vehicle crime wave continues, according to vehicle protection specialists at AX.

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SYNETIQ launches new auction platform

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

SYNETIQ launches new auction platform

SYNETIQ has launched a brand-new auction platform – developed inhouse and utilised by many of UK’s salvage agents.

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IAEA Awards Dinner Dance 2019 hailed success

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

IAEA Awards Dinner Dance 2019 hailed success

The IAEA are excited to announce the success of its Awards Dinner Dance held at Pendley Manor, Tring on 23 November.

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Drivers should be wary of price comparison sites

Monday, 25 November 2019

Drivers should be wary of price comparison sites

Purchasing directly from a provider is the most common motor insurance channel, accounting for 39.3 per cent of all purchases, with a price comparison website (PCW) being the second most popular (31.3 per cent), according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company.

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NTSB finds inadequate safeguards in American AV testing

Friday, 22 November 2019

NTSB finds inadequate safeguards in American AV testing

Corinne Kisner, executive director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), issued the following statement in response to NTSB’s call for more stringent AV testing standards:

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Drivers confused about insurance policies

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Drivers confused about insurance policies

About 80 per cent of drivers don’t fully understand their motor insurance policies.

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UK used car market on the rise

Thursday, 14 November 2019

UK used car market on the rise

The UK’s used car market increased by 0.9% in the third quarter of 2019, ending nine quarters of decline.

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Euro NCAP released new safety ratings

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Euro NCAP released new safety ratings

Euro NCAP has released the safety ratings of four new vehicles, three of which achieved five stars.

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HPI research shows car buyers want documentation

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

HPI research shows car buyers want documentation

HPI, part of Solera Holdings, a company in vehicle history checks and valuation, announced findings from a recent independent research study conducted with 2,000 motorists.

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Carmakers introduce sleeping fobs to frustrate keyless thieves

Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Carmakers introduce sleeping fobs to frustrate keyless thieves

Six new cars have been assessed by independent automotive research centre Thatcham Research in its latest Consumer Security Rating release, and all have achieved the top 'superior' rating.

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Barriers of shared autonomous mobility revealed

Friday, 01 November 2019

Barriers of shared autonomous mobility revealed

A lack of trust in safety technology and an emotional ‘attachment’ to car ownership are two key roadblocks to a future of vehicle sharing and self-driving cars.

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Covéa tackle under-representation of women

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Covéa tackle under-representation of women

Covéa Insurance has signed up to the Tech She Can Charter, which is uniting businesses from all industries to close the gender gap and increase the number of women employed in technology based roles.

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Stolen vans hit record high

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Stolen vans hit record high

Van theft across the UK has soared by 45% over the last four years with 30,000 vehicles stolen since 2015, according to research conducted by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

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Taking on the counterfeiters

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Taking on the counterfeiters

Since the launch of the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) Crime and Enforcement Report 2018 -2019, the already high level of interest and concern about counterfeit replacement vehicle parts has become even greater.

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UK’s first ‘reverse auction’ car insurance app

Thursday, 31 October 2019

UK’s first ‘reverse auction’ car insurance app

honcho, which is the first reverse-auction marketplace app in the UK, requires insurers to bid against each other for customers, competing for their custom in real-time.

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VW plans for autonomous driving

Monday, 28 October 2019

VW plans for autonomous driving

Volkswagen AG announced the foundation of Volkswagen Autonomy GmbH (VWAT GmbH) with headquarters in Munich and Wolfsburg.

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Thatcham launches IMI-accredited ADAS course

Friday, 25 October 2019

Thatcham launches IMI-accredited ADAS course

Following the launch of industry-first ADAS repair guidelines in May, Thatcham Research has announced new IMI-accredited ADAS calibration training designed to close an emerging skills gap.

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Low hopes for India’s scrappage plan

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Low hopes for India’s scrappage plan

Following the news that India has issued draft guidelines for setting up authorized vehicle scrapping facilities across the country; Animesh Kumar, director of automotive consulting at GlobalData, a research and consulting company, offers his view:

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Renault applies hydrogen technology

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Renault applies hydrogen technology

Renault extends the use of its electric light commercial vehicles with hydrogen. Tested since 2014, Groupe Renault’s hydrogen technology was developed in partnership with Symbio, a Groupe Michelin subsidiary.

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Hyundai develops world first machine learning cruise control

Monday, 21 October 2019

Hyundai develops world first machine learning cruise control

Hyundai Motor Group announced the development of the world’s first Machine Learning based Smart Cruise Control (SCC-ML), a technology that incorporates the driver’s patterns into its self-driving behaviour, creating a custom experience for the driver.

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FIVA comments on historic vehicle electrification

Friday, 18 October 2019

FIVA comments on historic vehicle electrification

An increasing number of commercial outfits are offering to convert historic vehicles to run on electric power, replacing the entire drivetrain with an electric unit and batteries.

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ABI responds to proposed Brexit deal

Friday, 18 October 2019

ABI responds to proposed Brexit deal

The Association of British Insurers has responded to the proposed Brexit deal, describing the outcome as a ‘positive sign’.

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Government funding will help UK become a leader in AV testing

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Government funding will help UK become a leader in AV testing

The UK government’s some £300m funding for connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) projects is unlikely to establish the country as a leader in CAV technology; however, it is well positioned to become a global hub for CAV testing and regulatory development, according to GlobalData.

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Fontaine listed in top 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Fontaine listed in top 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering

Dr Astrid Fontaine, member of the board for people, digitalisation and IT at Bentley Motors, has been announced as one of the top 100 Most Influential Women in the Engineering sector.

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“Engineers and data scientists working together”

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

“Engineers and data scientists working together”

The opening keynote speaker at the 2019 Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Conference (COMADEM) warned against recent claims that the future of predictive maintenance should be led by data science, and not engineers.

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SYNETIQ acquire Motorman

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

SYNETIQ acquire Motorman

SYNETIQ, UK salvage and vehicle recycling company have acquired St Albans-based Motorman Ltd.

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Covéa awarded highest level ICS accreditation

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Covéa awarded highest level ICS accreditation

Covéa Insurance has been awarded with Institute of Customer Service ServiceMark Accreditation with Distinction for its Commercial and High Net Worth Claims teams.

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Remit calls for Brexit clarity

Friday, 11 October 2019

Remit calls for Brexit clarity

The Retail Motor Industry (RMI) held its 106th annual dinner in Park Lane, London on 10 October 2019.

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Mental health could cost employers £1.2bn a year

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Mental health could cost employers £1.2bn a year

A whitepaper released by automotive charity Ben has found that mental health is still one of the biggest issues affecting the industry’s workforce and could cost employers as much as £1.2bn a year collectively.

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AA partners with AX

Monday, 07 October 2019

AA partners with AX

The AA has partnered with AX to deliver its accident customer mobility requirements.

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Volvo and Geely anticipate combustion engine merger

Monday, 07 October 2019

Volvo and Geely anticipate combustion engine merger

Volvo Cars and Geely intend to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business in order to establish a new global supplier that will seek to develop next-generation combustion engines and hybrid powertrains.

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Autonomous vehicles take London my storm

Thursday, 03 October 2019

Autonomous vehicles take London my storm

Autonomous driving in London took another stride forward with the DRIVEN consortium demonstrating a fleet of self-driving vehicles in the capital.

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Solera invests in new Bracknell office

Thursday, 03 October 2019

Solera invests in new Bracknell office

Solera Holdings, Inc. has confirmed that Bracknell is to become the new home of its UK operations, with major investment going into the creation of an innovative new office space on Western Road.

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Political uncertainty still threatens industry

Friday, 27 September 2019

Political uncertainty still threatens industry

Positive figures announced today by the SMMT have revealed the resilience of the UK automotive industry, but political uncertainty is still a threat. This is according to Peter Barnes, partner and head of automotive sector at DWF.

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Robots work alongside Ford engineers

Friday, 27 September 2019

Robots work alongside Ford engineers

Robots are now working alongside engineers at Ford’s Cologne plant. A team of collaborative robots (cobots) complete a choreographed sequence to sand the entire body surface of a Ford Fiesta in just 35 seconds.

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Accidents caused by inexperienced drivers falls

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Accidents caused by inexperienced drivers falls

Learner or inexperienced car drivers are causing less accidents as new figures obtained from the Department for Transport reveal they fell to 2,111 in 2018, continuing a downward trend from previous years.

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Bad luck for new car owners

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Bad luck for new car owners

Nearly two in five (39%) motorists’ unfortunate enough to be hit by another vehicle have owned their car for less than a year.

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Hyundai and Aptiv join for autonomous driving

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Hyundai and Aptiv join for autonomous driving

Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv are forming an autonomous driving joint venture.

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ICDP opens survey to industry

Monday, 23 September 2019

ICDP opens survey to industry

An ongoing survey of the independent European aftermarket has found that a number of trends are threatening the industry, and have resulted in a decline in yearly repairs and maintenance work of nearly 10% in the UK.

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Audatex releases smart image solution

Monday, 23 September 2019

Audatex releases smart image solution

A new solution from Solera Audatex is expected to cut key-to-key times while putting customers front and centre of the repair process from the start.

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Blink of an eye

Friday, 20 September 2019

Blink of an eye

Autonomous vehicles driving on London’s complex and congested streets are required to make 150 independent vehicle detections every second and can detect traffic lights in 1/2,000th of a second – faster than the human eye, according to Oxbotica, autonomous vehicle software provider.

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HPI reveals stolen car research

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

HPI reveals stolen car research

New research has revealed the top ten models likely to have a mileage discrepancy or have been 'clocked' and most popular colour cars with car thieves.

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Customers prefer remote repair approval

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Customers prefer remote repair approval

In an age where convenience trumps most things, new research has found that nearly two thirds of UK drivers prefer to approve repair work remotely.

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Mobility white paper reveals reliance on grey fleet vehicles

Monday, 16 September 2019

Mobility white paper reveals reliance on grey fleet vehicles

The latest insight paper from Europcar Mobility Group UK - ‘Is the evolving mobility agenda supporting businesses today’ - reveals an ongoing reliance on grey fleet vehicles amongst UK businesses

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Audatex partners for total loss solution

Monday, 16 September 2019

Audatex partners for total loss solution

Audatex has teamed up with Ireland’s leading car checking and automotive data solutions company, Cartell, to launch an automated Total Loss Registration solution for the country.

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Hagerty partners with Bonhams auctions

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Hagerty partners with Bonhams auctions

Hagerty UK has announced a partnership with international auction house Bonhams to provide valuation and insurance services.

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Scottish police target uninsured drivers

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Scottish police target uninsured drivers

A police operation is underway in Scotland targeting uninsured drivers. Operation Drive Insured it taking place from 7-13 September, turning up the heat on uninsured drivers by seizing their vehicles to improve road safety.

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Zoom launches EV exclusive insurance

Thursday, 05 September 2019

Zoom launches EV exclusive insurance

Greater Manchester start-up Zoom, has launched what it claims is the UK’s first car insurance aimed exclusively at electric vehicle (EV) owners, following support from GC Business Growth Hub.

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No to tracking

Wednesday, 04 September 2019

No to tracking

Two thirds of motorists are opposed to tracking devices being installed in new cars according to a survey by Motorpoint.

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Euro NCAP reveal safety ratings

Wednesday, 04 September 2019

Euro NCAP reveal safety ratings

Euro NCAP released the safety ratings of seven car models: Mercedes-Benz’s first electric off-road, the EQC, and their second generation CLA; Škoda’s high-riding Kamiq; the fourth generation SsangYong Korando; BMW’s latest Z4 and the new Audi A1. In addition, the Ford Focus, already tested in 2018, has been reassessed following minor updates to car. All seven cars achieved five-star ratings.

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Theft risk increasing from keyless systems

Friday, 09 August 2019

Theft risk increasing from keyless systems

A new investigation has found that some of Britain’s newest and most popular cars can be stolen in seconds because of a weakness in their keyless entry and start systems.

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National expands LV=GI contract

Wednesday, 07 August 2019

National expands LV=GI contract

National Accident Repair Group has expanded its relationship with LV= General Insurance (LV= GI).

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CAV simulation software overcomes safety concerns

Wednesday, 07 August 2019

CAV simulation software overcomes safety concerns

UK simulation software specialist, rFpro, has developed a new technique that helps to overcome the safety concerns around testing and developing connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) on public roads.

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Solar breakthrough from Hyundai

Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Solar breakthrough from Hyundai

Hyundai Motor has announced what could be a significant breakthrough in electric vehicles with its first car with a solar roof charging system which could boost range by 1,300km per year.

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UK engine production falls 10%

Thursday, 01 August 2019

UK engine production falls 10%

UK engine production fell 10.8% in first half of 2019 to 1.3 million units. According to the SMMT, demand from home and international markets was down 16.9% and seven per cent respectively.

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Connected Solutions announces Hail Network as new partner

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Connected Solutions announces Hail Network as new partner

Connected Solutions has announced the appointment of The Hail Network as a motor claims eco-system partner.

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Insurance prices continue to rise

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Insurance prices continue to rise

Average motor insurance costs rose the second quarter of 2019, according to Association of British Insurers (ABI) figures. That brought to end five consecutive quarters of prices going down.

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Centrica and Ford announce new EV partnership

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Centrica and Ford announce new EV partnership

Ford and Centrica have announced a partnership to bring electric vehicles services to the UK and Ireland.

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Nissan confirms 12,500 job cuts

Friday, 26 July 2019

Nissan confirms 12,500 job cuts

Nissan has confirmed it will cut 12,500 jobs worldwide, after reporting a 94.5% fall in net profits in the first quarter of 2019.

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Volvo recalls 70,000 cars

Thursday, 25 July 2019

Volvo recalls 70,000 cars

Volvo is recalling about 70,000 cars in the UK over fears they could catch fire. The affected models include the S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60 and XC90.

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Allianz EV training programme returns

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Allianz EV training programme returns

Allianz Partners UK confirms the return of its EV training programme, following on its inaugural 2018 course, launched in partnership with the Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR).

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Roads minister announced ‘Evidence Review’

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Roads minister announced ‘Evidence Review’

In a significant win for the roadside rescue and recovery industry, Roads Minister Michael Ellis MP announced that the Department for Transport would be reviewing the evidence base for the benefits of recovery operators being permitted to use red flashing warning beacons, instead of the amber warning beacons current legislation allows.

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Bristol Region Meeting

Monday, 22 July 2019

Bristol Region Meeting

The next meeting of the Bristol Region is to be held at The Fox, Main Road, Easter Compton Nr Bristol BS35 5RA on Wednesday the 18 of September starting at 7.30 pm.

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Volvo Cars Tech investments in two Israeli start-ups

Monday, 22 July 2019

Volvo Cars Tech investments in two Israeli start-ups

Volvo Cars has made investments in two Israeli technology start-ups through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the company’s venture capital investment arm.

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Discovering the next great British innovation

Monday, 22 July 2019

Discovering the next great British innovation

Created by Prodrive Ventures, the investment-arm of technology group, Prodrive, The RAPID Challenge is a new competition aimed specifically at entrepreneurs and start-ups developing innovative physical products.

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Kia develops world’s first ASC transmission tech

Friday, 19 July 2019

Kia develops world’s first ASC transmission tech

Hyundai Motor Group, Kia Motors parent company, has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology.

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JLR and BASF trial new recycling process

Friday, 19 July 2019

JLR and BASF trial new recycling process

Jaguar Land Rover is trialling an innovative recycling process which converts plastic waste into a new premium grade material that could feature on future vehicles.

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Over £840,000 worth of uninsured cars saved

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Over £840,000 worth of uninsured cars saved

West Yorkshire has seen more vehicles recovered for finance companies than any other area outside London.

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95% of apprentices would remain in company if offered job

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

95% of apprentices would remain in company if offered job

Findings from Drive My Career’s latest Insight revealed that 95% of apprentices would remain with the same company if they received a job offer after their apprenticeship.

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AutoRaise calls for skills shortage information

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

AutoRaise calls for skills shortage information

AutoRaise, supported by the NBRA, is reaching out to all vehicle repairers to build the sector’s first ever ‘big picture’ of the skills crisis and are recruiting data partners to assist with capturing this vital information across the UK.

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Motor industry celebrates 20 years of sustainable growth

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Motor industry celebrates 20 years of sustainable growth

The progress of UK automotive in sustainable development is revealed by new data published the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Irish Region AGM and announcement

Monday, 15 July 2019

Irish Region AGM and announcement

The regional AGM was held in May 2019 and currently in July the new committee are planning a lecture programme for Autumn/Winter 2019. As details of all lectures and meetings are emailed from the membership base, members should satisfy themselves that the Institute at Head office have their correct current contact details and they should also periodically check that messages are not entering their SPAM folder.

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Ben reveals high well-being issues in industry

Monday, 15 July 2019

Ben reveals high well-being issues in industry

A staggering 91% of people within the automotive industry have suffered health and wellbeing issues in the last 12 months. This is according to the annual impact report published by charity Ben.

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New CHP motor brings 20% efficiency boost

Monday, 15 July 2019

New CHP motor brings 20% efficiency boost

Tests have demonstrated that a residential combined heat and power (CHP) motor developed as an Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) backed venture through the Generators for Small Electrical and Thermal Systems (GENSETS) program offers at least a 20% improvement in efficiency over the current leading alternatives.

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Two new appointments to FISITA’s board

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Two new appointments to FISITA’s board

FISITA, the international membership organisation for the automotive and mobility systems engineering profession, announced two new appointments to the board of FISITA (UK) Ltd, the advisory body which oversees FISITA’s activities worldwide.

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Birmingham Region AGM

The Birmingham Region AGM was held on Tuesday 16th January 2019 at Hagley Golf & Country Club. A report was given by the Vice Chairman and the Secretaries report was read. The previous year's report was duly signed by the Vice Chairman.

The treasurer's report was read out and for the previous rears expenditure and was approved as to be in order. Following this an election of Officers and Committee took place. The Officers and Committee elected for 2019 are:

Chairman: Mark Chandler

Vice Chairman: Charles Griffin

Hon Secretary: Adrian Hill

Hon Treasurer: Graeme Hancock

Committee members: Dave Burchell, Doug Lacey, Chris Jones, Theodore Griffin, James Crow and Sean Fellows

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IAEA Irish Conference 2020 details announced

The Irish Region has announced preliminary details of its 2020 Conference. This conference will replace the annual UK conference. See here for further details.

Irish Conference 2020 date announced

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