• £11,000 missed by dealerships

    Failure to complete vehicle health checks resulted in the average franchised dealership missing out on more than £11,000 in aftersales revenue this summer, according to data. In July and August […]

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  • Accident Exchange gets new owner

    Accident Exchange Ltd, a leading provider of accident management and mobility solutions, has closed a deal with its principal funder as it targets growth and expansion. Under the agreement, Eight […]

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  • bodyshop partners with GALM

    On 29-30 November, the Joining, Forming & Manufacturing Technology Europe Summit will return to the NEC, Birmingham with bodyshop again acting as media partner. As part of the GALM series, […]

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  • Vehicle repair bill hits £1bn in Q2

    Motor insurers paid out a total of £2 billion in claims in the second quarter of 2017, fuelled by rising repair bills and higher theft costs according to ABI data […]

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  • Honda announces EV commitment

    Honda has announced that electrified technology will now feature in every new car model launched in Europe. The announcement was made by president and CEO Takahiro Hachigo at the 2017 […]

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  • Comic booked for #BE2017

    Comedian Alex Horne has been confirmed as guest presenter at the bodyshop Event and Awards 2017. The award-winning comedian is the creator and host of BAFTA, Royal Television Society, Broadcasting […]

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News

Last call for be2017

The last few seats remain available for the industry’s greatest award ceremony – the bodyshop Awards 2017. Taking place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on […]

AkzoNobel names new FCO

AkzoNobel has appointed Maarten de Vries as its next chief financial officer, effective from 1 January 2018. The industrial-paints company said that once he starts […]

Hydrogen tech coming to the boil

Industry leaders are confirming their commitment to expanding the deployment of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure across Europe. Vehicle manufacturers including […]