6 December, 2013
Diesels subject to new MOT rules
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Fuel disappointment for motorists
George Osborne's claim that freezing the current 60% taxation on petrol and diesel is a triumph for road...
Thatcham partnership smoothes workflow
Thatcham has created a direct link between estimating system and VM method
Straight into the future
For more than 40 years, Car-O-Liner has be...
3 is the magic number
We caught up with the vehicle damage asses...
Painting the panel dry
More often than not, it is the painting of...
One of a kind
The Halo effect
Steve Evans, CEO, AIS
Accident Exchange has made plenty of headlines of late as it continues to settle credit hire losses incurred du...
Aslam Vaid, Regional health and safety man...
Dave Reece, MSX International
Rob Smale, Ageas, Claims director
The Fix Auto 2013 national conference and awards dinner took place in October at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel, Birmingham. bodyshop went along to find out more.
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