27 February, 2015
Clarity suggested on new rules
As new tougher rules on drug driving come into force in March, Gocompare.com car insurance warns drivers...
Thrifty sticks with National
National Windscreens' vehicle glazing repair and replacement contract with Thrifty Car and Van Rental ha...
‘Stolen’ vehicle was actually crashed
A man from Sheerness in Kent who crashed a sporty hire car at 100mph has been convicted of perverting th...
Pick ‘n’ mix
It’s been a year of change for the distrib...
With masses of products constantly thrown...
Cut to the chase
With profitability under pressure and key-...
Crush course to success
Moving on up
David Punter, head of sal...
This month bodyshop sits down with David Punter, head of sales for bodyshop and insurance at Glass’s, to...
Colin Hagan, managing director, Riverpark...
Gary Lobb, head of operations, Ageas
Barry Street, Covéa Insurance
With the pending launch of the Audi Q7 which uses a transverse matrix (MQB) platform made of steel and aluminium, and with the recent unveiling of Ford’s lightweight concept car which uses advanced, mixed...
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