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The future is HERE for Daimler and BMW

Daimler and BMW Group have each teamed up with HERE Technologies, to make HERE HD Live Map an integral part of their autonomous driving technology. Highly precise digital maps are a key component for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving.  The machine-readable, cloud-based HD Live Map allows an automated vehicle to effectively ‘see around corners’ and consists of […]

VACANCY – Bodyshop Development Manager

Bodyshop Development Manager Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits Field Based – South East Avant Automotive delivers award winning consultancy, software and training to the automotive sector. Specialising in field services, our team of experts execute business strategy for our clients to ensure the highest quality, standards and experience is maintained for their customers. We are seeking a highly motivated […]

Diesel could save drivers £380

Motorists could save a minimum of £380 per year by sticking with diesel vehicles according to vehicle data expert cap hpi. The company is warning that motorists could find themselves out of pocket potentially by hundreds of pounds each year if they choose to switch to a petrol model from the diesel equivalent. Expert analysts from cap hpi have authored […]

Audatex and NBRA join forces

Audatex, the world’s leading data and technology solutions provider for the automotive industry, has signed a partnership agreement with the National Body Repair Association (NBRA), the UK’s trade association for the vehicle body repair sector. The deal will add considerable weight to efforts by both parties to support the industry at large, as well as helping individual bodyshops to grow […]

Europe’s first EV course launches in MK

The AA Trust has launched Europe’s first Drive Electric course, free of charge and specifically geared to those who want to get the best out of driving electric vehicles (EVs). This announcement was made by Edmund King OBE, chairman of the AA Trust at the launch of the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) in Milton Keynes. AA Driving School and […]

Circle invests in MyFleet

Courtesy car provider, Circle Leasing is investing more than £250,000 in the development of its MyFleet Vehicle Hire fleet management solution. MyFleet Vehicle Hire is used by bodyshops to manage the courtesy car hire process and Circle’s investment will introduce wide-ranging new functionality to further improve fleet management performance and cost recovery.  The pilot of the new Vehicle Hire 2.0 […]


TECHNICAL SALES SPECIALIST WANTED Safe Products Ltd is looking for a motivated Technical Sales Executive with knowledge of refinish systems. Experience selling to OEMs, the distribution sector and end user markets in automotive, marine, furniture and/or industrial is preferable but not essential. The right candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary (DOE), attractive bonus, and company car. To apply […]

Google: ‘don’t fear technology’

Speaking to a full house at the IBIS Global Summit 2016, Google’s Richard Offermann told delegates, ‘don’t be scared of technology, because technological development will never be as slow as it is at it is today.’ The session – ‘The future is now’ – saw Google’s Richard Offermann, industry leader automotive DACH and Tanja Hufschmidt industry manager/project leader automotive offer an […]

Motor industry looks for female talent

The UK motor industry is on the search for the most influential British women in the sector this summer, after research by the Automotive Council found that women working in automotive manufacturing are outnumbered by men three to one. In the UK as a whole, just nine per cent of UK engineering employees are female, the lowest proportion in Europe, […]

FTC review Sherwin Williams/Valspar merger

Paint makers Sherwin-Williams and Valspar remain confident their multi-billion pound merger will go ahead in the first quarter of next year despite a request for additional information from US regulators. Both companies say they expected the request from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which was issued under notification requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act). […]

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