Honest John appoints Kelly

Honest John appoints Kelly

Consumer-led motoring website Honest John has appointed Tim Kelly of MotorClaimGuru as its ‘insurance expert’. Independent engineer, Tim has 18 years’ experience as an engineering […]


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PSA makes March move

PSA makes March move

David March has been appointed director for UK franchising, network development and quality at PSA Group UK. He moves from the Peugeot Citroën Retail Group […]


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Q&A: Openbay CEO on State Farm Partnership

Q&A: Openbay CEO on State Farm Partnership

Rob Infantino discussed how the partnership was formed, the controversy surrounding Openbay's services, and how it could ultimately help auto repair shops.


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BMW Electric, Hybrid Sales Double in 2017

BMW Electric, Hybrid Sales Double in 2017

In January and February of this year, BMW delivered over 10,000 electric cars and plug-in hybrids globally—a 110 percent over last year.


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Infiniti, UTI Partner for Tech Training

Infiniti, UTI Partner for Tech Training

Graduates will hold numerous Infiniti-specific credentials and have 95 percent of the requirements needed to be an Infiniti KEI Master Technician.


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US takes robot record

US takes robot record

The US automotive industry has installed a new record of approximately 17,500 industrial robots in 2016. In the last seven years, the operational stock increased […]


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IMI is FAB finalist

IMI is FAB finalist

Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has been named as a finalist for the FAB Awards 2017, in the ‘Innovation of the Year’ category for […]


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EO accelerates EV movement

EO accelerates EV movement

EO Charging, based near Ipswich, is leading the charge in developing smart electric vehicle charging points for the rapidly growing electric vehicle (EV) industry. Founded […]


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Data under spotlight at be2017

Data under spotlight at be2017

Data safeguarding will come under the spotlight at the bodyshop Event – be2017 – during a seminar session with Kevern Thompson, commercial manager, CAPS Consortium. […]


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Aston Barclay employs SAS spirit

Aston Barclay employs SAS spirit

Aston Barclay has introduced Special Forces techniques as part of its drive to achieve ambitious growth plans to double sales in the next five years. […]


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Volvo sets colourful tone

Volvo sets colourful tone

The XC40 will offer owners a wider variety of colour options when it’s launched. With dozens of possible exterior and interior colour combinations, the choice […]


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Gage drives off with Apprentice of the Year

Gage drives off with Apprentice of the Year

An apprentice at East Midlands Renault Truck distributor, RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) is celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Apprentice of the Year 2017 title […]


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Richard Newman – an appreciation

Richard Newman – an appreciation

It is with great sadness that Plenham Ltd has learnt that our great friend and mentor, Richard Newman had succumbed to the cancer that he […]


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AkzoNobel announces new executive committee

AkzoNobel announces new executive committee

AkzoNobel today announces a new structure for its executive committee. This change is designed to drive operational excellence, increase customer focus, and build further momentum […]


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Are drivers putting safety second?

Are drivers putting safety second?

New findings demonstrate the UK MOT failure rate at nearly 40%, despite the main issues being simple and cheap to fix. A UK leading car […]


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Insurers indicate dangers of automated systems

Insurers indicate dangers of automated systems

British Insurers have today highlighted the potential dangers of ‘autonomous ambiguity’, as vehicles with different levels of autonomy, or driverless technology, increasingly become a feature […]


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Warranty deal extended

Warranty deal extended

Allianz Worldwide Partners UK has signed a new five-year contract to continue providing extended warranty cover to BMW, MINI, and BMW Motorrad customers in the […]


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Is the UK ready to go electric?

Is the UK ready to go electric?

Electric and hybrid cars have seen a 47% growth this year. Yet, according to the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), the government is a […]


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Tunnels to tackle air pollution

Tunnels to tackle air pollution

Major roads across the UK could be covered in large pollution-absorbing tunnels in order to reduce emission fuels. Currently being investigated by the Highway Agency, […]


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New ADAS centre comes to Coventry

New ADAS centre comes to Coventry

Autoglass has opened a brand new calibration centre for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in a prime new commercial development in Coventry close to the […]


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Fraud ring ‘deliberately targeting’ Zurich and MIBI

Fraud ring ‘deliberately targeting’ Zurich and MIBI

Investigations into suspicious claims conducted by Zurich Insurance and the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) has found that there’s an ‘organised and sophisticated Eastern European […]


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Tread carefully before long trips

Tread carefully before long trips

The AA attends one tyre-related breakdown every minute, but more than a third of drivers fail to check their tyres before a long trip, less […]


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Beware ‘Black Saturday’

Beware ‘Black Saturday’

The most dangerous time to be on Britain’s roads this year will be this Saturday at 2pm, according to new research. ‘Black Saturday’ occurs because of […]


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