Andrew Marsh to moderate IAEA conference
01 August 2022
Andrew Marsh to moderate IAEA conference
Andrew is the latest to join the September IAEA Conference line up
Chris Weeks confirmed as speaker
29 July 2022
Chris Weeks confirmed as speaker
IAEA 90th Anniversary event organisers are pleased to confirm that Chris Weeks, executive director, NBRA will be speaking at event
Thieves target cars with keyless technology
11 August 2022
Thieves target cars with keyless technology
In recently released Home Office data, there were 101,198 vehicles stolen in England and Wales last year
Dive In registration is open
10 August 2022
Dive In registration is open
The festival for diversity, and inclusion in insurance is now open for registration
CPD session: Automotive applications of graphene
10 August 2022
CPD session: Automotive applications of graphene
An IAEA CPD session on the use of Graphene in automotive applications
60 per cent of motorists are worried about driving on Britain's roads
10 August 2022
60 per cent of motorists are worried about driving on Britain's roads
New research commissioned by the UK's leading independent road safety charity has revealed that potentially millions of drivers are worried about driving on Britain's roads
Repair inflation at 33% and rising
09 August 2022
Repair inflation at 33% and rising
New data shows that the cost of vehicle repairs between January and June has risen on average by 33% compared to the same period in 2021
Allianz Claims recruiting and training data talent
09 August 2022
Allianz Claims recruiting and training data talent
Allianz Commercial's claims data and insight team is welcoming a graduate and training two interns over the summer, equipping them with the skills that insurers need now and in future
VDA of the Year 2022 finalists announced
09 August 2022
VDA of the Year 2022 finalists announced
The final four in the 2022 bodyshop VDA of the Year presented by the Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors (IAEA) have been announced
Higher costs put the squeeze on the price of motor insurance
08 August 2022
Higher costs put the squeeze on the price of motor insurance
Average price of motor insurance up by £5 in the second quarter of the year as cost pressures starting to bite
Electric vehicle sales continue to remain strong despite unprecedented challenges
05 August 2022
Electric vehicle sales continue to remain strong despite unprecedented challenges
July is a typically quiet month in the motor retail sector, and this is reflected in the number of new vehicles being registered
Royal Mail bolsters fleet of electric vans
04 August 2022
Royal Mail bolsters fleet of electric vans
Peugeot is providing Royal Mail with an additional 2,000 new electric vans to expand its growing fleet of EVs
BEVs are 22% cheaper to service than ICE cars reports Fleet Assist
03 August 2022
BEVs are 22% cheaper to service than ICE cars reports Fleet Assist
Fleet Assist has released servicing and maintenance trends for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) versus ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) cars based on the 850,000 fleet cars and vans using its 5,200-strong franchised and independent garage network
Seatbelts and smartphones undermining road safety
03 August 2022
Seatbelts and smartphones undermining road safety
New data from the Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed that 24% of all car occupant fatalities in Britain between 2016 and 2020 involved people not wearing their seatbelt
JLR critical electromagnetic interference testing
02 August 2022
JLR critical electromagnetic interference testing
Jaguar Land Rover has taken a step towards a new era of electrification and connectivity by opening a facility to test the next generation of vehicles for electrical and radio interference
IAEA 90th Anniversary Event
29 July 2022
IAEA 90th Anniversary Event
Join IAEA members, colleagues and friends for conference and awards dinner to celebrate our 90th anniversary
3D printing to keep classic cars on the road
29 July 2022
3D printing to keep classic cars on the road
Modern technologies and innovations will keep the classic car sector relevant and older vehicles on the road, states industry report
EV safety addressed in Trend Tracker report
26 July 2022
EV safety addressed in Trend Tracker report
Trend Tracker has published a new report – 'Electric Vehicles (EV), What Happens When Things Go Wrong,' – based on a recent cross-industry group discussing the journey towards the government's 2030 Road to Zero
New over-the-air update for Volvo cars
26 July 2022
New over-the-air update for Volvo cars
This week marks the start of the rollout of Volvo Cars' latest over-the-air (OTA) software update to all Volvo cars with Google built in, enabling a variety of feature and quality improvements
ZEM - the car that cleans the air while driving
25 July 2022
ZEM - the car that cleans the air while driving
Zem aims to inspire the automotive industry to look to at the full life cycle of their cars.
Try before you buy: fleet EV rental and hire
22 July 2022
Try before you buy: fleet EV rental and hire
Many operators are currently looking to procure all-electric vehicles for short, high-volume journeys with lower payloads, in urban areas where they can more easily be recharged
NOVO, EV insurance trailblazer
21 July 2022
NOVO, EV insurance trailblazer
NOVO is addressing the challenges of the 'EV Revolution' facing insurers, including how the ongoing parts shortage is impacting the industry
Road charging - FleetCheck urges debate
20 July 2022
Road charging - FleetCheck urges debate
Peter Golding, fleet software md, says that the rapid growth in electric vehicles expected over the next few years – and the subsequent decline in revenue for fuel, road and company car taxation – made an initiative of this type almost inevitable
LCV values climb for first time this year
20 July 2022
LCV values climb for first time this year
LCV values averaged £9,800 at BCA in June, up by £283 compared to May.
Keyless thefts make up 94% of stolen vehicles
19 July 2022
Keyless thefts make up 94% of stolen vehicles
Tracker reports that 94% of the stolen vehicles it recovered in the first half of 2022 were stolen without the thief having possession of the keys
Investment in hydrogen production and infrastructure
18 July 2022
Investment in hydrogen production and infrastructure
SMMT Transport News Brief reports on hydrogen moves
Fleets favouring EV switch
18 July 2022
Fleets favouring EV switch
More commercial fleets are turning to electric vehicles
Copart acquires Hill Salvage and Recycling
15 July 2022
Copart acquires Hill Salvage and Recycling
Copart UK Ltd, the UK vehicle remarketing and recycling company, is formally announcing the acquisition of Hills Salvage and Recycling
Could terrorists hijack remote cars and use them as weapons?
13 July 2022
Could terrorists hijack remote cars and use them as weapons?
The Law Commission of England and Wales have revealed insights regarding the security of remote driving vehicles in a new report
MIB scam warning
12 July 2022
MIB scam warning
The MIB is warning that scam calls are on the rise
Critical milestone for Ferroglobe
12 July 2022
Critical milestone for Ferroglobe
Ferroglobe PLC, producers of silicon metal and silicon and manganese-based ferroalloys, has entered a new phase in silicon metal powder project for batteries, having reached purity production (up to 99.995%), in micrometer and sub-micrometer size
Fix Auto national conference 2023
11 July 2022
Fix Auto national conference 2023
Following the success of its 2022 National Conference, Fix Auto UK's highly acclaimed event will be staged on May 10th and 11th next year
Fraudster's fake £1.1M claim thrown on the scrap heap
08 July 2022
Fraudster's fake £1.1M claim thrown on the scrap heap
Horwich Farrelly and Admiral Insurance defend policyholder from retired scrap metal dealer who the judge found to be fundamentally dishonest
Alfa returns with five star Tonale amongst latest batch of Euro NCAP results
06 July 2022
Alfa returns with five star Tonale amongst latest batch of Euro NCAP results
The Alfa was one of seven new cars tested
Take off - Thatcham's Gamston development
06 July 2022
Take off - Thatcham's Gamston development
The first phase of the multi-million-pound development and investment at Retford (Gamston) Airport by Thatcham Research marks an exciting new era for the site and surrounding area
DeGould launches vehicle inspection digitisation app
05 July 2022
DeGould launches vehicle inspection digitisation app
DeGould, the automated vehicle inspection expert, has announce the launch of its DVM App, which allows the whole vehicle supply chain to record damage digitally from anywhere in the world
90th anniversary speaker announced
05 July 2022
90th anniversary speaker announced
Our event organisers are pleased to announce that Dr James Carton is Assistant Professor in Sustainable Energy in Dublin City University, Ireland will be speaking at the conference
Engine production stutters back
04 July 2022
Engine production stutters back
UK engine output rose in May for the first time in nearly a year
Einride gets NHTSA approval for driverless trucks
04 July 2022
Einride gets NHTSA approval for driverless trucks
With this approval, Einride will conduct a public road pilot to support operational flows for customer GE Appliances, a Haier company, showcasing the Einride Pod's purpose-built functionality for future commercialisation.
Steer acquires AW Repair Group
02 July 2022
Steer acquires AW Repair Group
Steer Automotive Group has announced the acquisition of all 12 AW Accident Repair Centres – bringing Steer Group to 55 sites with 1,000 staff and the capability to repair 85,000 vehicles a year
New date for bodyshop Awards 2022
01 July 2022
New date for bodyshop Awards 2022
The bodyshop Awards 2022 and 30 Under 30: Rising Stars double celebration has been moved to a new date to make room for more attendees at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales
GKN Automotive launches next-generation inverter
30 June 2022
GKN Automotive launches next-generation inverter
Next-gen inverter compatible with advanced 800V electric vehicle technology
Wejo and Ford venture to enable end-to-end insurance offerings
29 June 2022
Wejo and Ford venture to enable end-to-end insurance offerings
Collaboration allows access to connected vehicle data for insurance providers across Europe
Repairify brings brands under one roof
29 June 2022
Repairify brings brands under one roof
Repairify has announced that it is unifying its company brands under the single name Repairify to simplify its market proposition
Number of people killed on London's roads in 2021 - lowest level on record
27 June 2022
Number of people killed on London's roads in 2021 - lowest level on record
Number of people killed on London's roads in 2021 fell to the lowest level on record, but collisions have increased as lockdowns ended
FLA calls for Net Zero guarantee
27 June 2022
FLA calls for Net Zero guarantee
In response to the government's Call for Evidence on its Green Finance Strategy, the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) has set out the need for a Green Finance Wholesale Guarantee
Crash for cash scams spreading
27 June 2022
Crash for cash scams spreading
The Insurance Fraud Bureau says (IFB) it has found evidence that 'crash for cash' fraudsters are starting to operate in new areas in the UK
Government cancels plug-in car grants with immediate effect
24 June 2022
Government cancels plug-in car grants with immediate effect
The UK government has closed the plug-in car grant scheme to new orders of electric vehicles (EVs) – which were worth up to £1,500
Volvo doubles TTP numbers
24 June 2022
Volvo doubles TTP numbers
Volvo Car UK has doubled the number of contractors within its Temporary Technician Programme (TTP) with Autotech Recruit
Spectacular supercars to star at London Concours
23 June 2022
Spectacular supercars to star at London Concours
The London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, has revealed the line-up of exotic supercars that will be on show in the heart of the City in just under a week's time
PPG introduces PPG DIGIMATCH camera and PPG VisualizID software
23 June 2022
PPG introduces PPG DIGIMATCH camera and PPG VisualizID software
PPG has announced the introduction of PPG VISUALIZID™ advanced 3D visualization software and the PPG DIGIMATCH™ digital colour camera for easier and faster colour matching in body shops.
eDriving launches non-telematics version of its Mentor Driver App
22 June 2022
eDriving launches non-telematics version of its Mentor Driver App
eDrivingSM, a Solera company, and global provider of digital driver risk management solutions, has announced Mentor Insight – the non-telematics version of its award-winning driver safety app, MentorSM
Audatex's Market Value Manager offers live data streams
21 June 2022
Audatex's Market Value Manager offers live data streams
Real-time data offers fair settlement to customers and better profit margins to dealers
Missed out on ITAI's Crash Day?
21 June 2022
Missed out on ITAI's Crash Day?
Or, you were you there and you would like to see more…
Mercier joins Ageas as head of standard motor
21 June 2022
Mercier joins Ageas as head of standard motor
Neil Mercier has joined Ageas as head of standard motor as the insurer continues to double down on the personal lines market
DeGould expands its team with eight appointments
21 June 2022
DeGould expands its team with eight appointments
The automated vehicle inspection company has announced the growth of its expert team with eight new appointments across the machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI) and engineering sector
EV repairs slower and more costly
21 June 2022
EV repairs slower and more costly
Activate Group reports that key-to-key times for EV and hybrid vehicles are up to 16% longer than vehicles with combustion engines
The new Silence S01plus
20 June 2022
The new Silence S01plus
Silence UK has combined its electric performance with electrifying style, with the addition of the new range-topping S01plus model to its e-moto scooter range
Copart CEO recognised in Women awards
20 June 2022
Copart CEO recognised in Women awards
CEO of Copart UK & Ireland Jane Pocock was a finalist in the Executive Category of the 2022 Autocar Great Women in the British Car Industry Top 100
Qapter® Intelligent Triage to accelerates claim resolution from FNOL
20 June 2022
Qapter® Intelligent Triage to accelerates claim resolution from FNOL
Solera/Audatex has launched its new Qapter® Intelligent Triage, a global visual intelligence service designed to enable claims handlers to improve the speed and accuracy of triage decisions following the first notice of loss (FNOL)
Allianz Commercial strengthens motor claims team
13 June 2022
Allianz Commercial strengthens motor claims team
Motor damage expert Nick Rossiter and recoveries specialist Lee Crouch are joining the Allianz Commercial motor claims team as technical managers
Renault announces Fixter acquisition
13 June 2022
Renault announces Fixter acquisition
Renault Group has acquired start-up Fixter, a digital platform which connects customers to repairers
BS10125 standard public consultation period extended
10 June 2022
BS10125 standard public consultation period extended
All players are invited submit comments on the Standard's revise
Volkswagen publishes Responsible raw materials report
07 June 2022
Volkswagen publishes Responsible raw materials report
The Volkswagen Group is striving to lead the automotive industry from the front in the field of responsible raw material sourcing
Skills shortage may stunt the auto industry's software ambitions
06 June 2022
Skills shortage may stunt the auto industry's software ambitions
The automotive industry's new-found interest in software as a product differentiator is at risk of being compromised by a lack of quality computer science graduates, warns connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive
Volvo Cars is first car maker to join SteelZero initiative
06 June 2022
Volvo Cars is first car maker to join SteelZero initiative
Volvo Cars has become the first car maker to sign up to the SteelZero initiative, which aims to increase demand for fossil-free steel and accelerate a transition to carbon neutrality in the global steel industry
Jaguar Classic E-type debuts at Platinum Jubilee Pageant
06 June 2022
Jaguar Classic E-type debuts at Platinum Jubilee Pageant
Jaguar Classic showcased a bespoke Jaguar E-type at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Pageant on 5 June 2022
CVs reach record share of vehicles on road
01 June 2022
CVs reach record share of vehicles on road
The number of commercial vehicles on Britain's roads has reached the highest level in history, according to the latest annual Motorparc data, published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)
IAEA 90th Anniversary event – UPDATE
31 May 2022
IAEA 90th Anniversary event – UPDATE
IAEA AGM 2022 has been added to the programme
Large 'chop shop' found by West Midlands Police
31 May 2022
Large 'chop shop' found by West Midlands Police
West Midlands Police have uncovered a large chop shop after tracing a stolen car to a scrap yard in Birmingham on 25 May
Three quarters of a million EVs now on UK roads
31 May 2022
Three quarters of a million EVs now on UK roads
According to SMMT, electric vehicle use rises by 71% to 748,349 cars, vans, buses and trucks, with growth in all sectors
Maserati MC20 Cielo global premiere
30 May 2022
Maserati MC20 Cielo global premiere
The Cielo is a "first-of-its-kind" spyder: getting in and driving the car is like diving into a new holistic dimension.
Hispano Suiza at the Peralada Castle Museum
30 May 2022
Hispano Suiza at the Peralada Castle Museum
The history of Hispano Suiza is showcased, for the very first time, in the Peralada Castle Museum (Girona, Spain) where visitors can see the past and present of the legendary brand founded in 1904 by Damián Mateu and Mark Birkigt.
OEC becomes IBIS Global Summit Gold Partner
27 May 2022
OEC becomes IBIS Global Summit Gold Partner
The International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) is the world's only global collision repair market conference
VW agree NOx emissions settlement
26 May 2022
VW agree NOx emissions settlement
The Volkswagen Group and the English & Welsh claimants have reached an out of court settlement in the Volkswagen NOx Emissions Group Litigation
A new chapter begins as electric Moke hits the road for summer
26 May 2022
A new chapter begins as electric Moke hits the road for summer
Moke International has announced the first deliveries of the new all-electric Moke, manufactured in the UK, ready for a glorious summer of open-air motoring
Layton Davies joins the GT Motive team
26 May 2022
Layton Davies joins the GT Motive team
Layton Davies has joined estimating software company GT Motive as they accelerate their growth within the UK claims market
Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen & Volvo top EuroNCAP ratings
25 May 2022
Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen & Volvo top EuroNCAP ratings
Euro NCAP has published its third round of safety results for 2022
VDA of the Year - entry deadline: 31 May
25 May 2022
VDA of the Year - entry deadline: 31 May
Time is running out for nominations - enter now!
Citroën announces UK pricing for Ami
25 May 2022
Citroën announces UK pricing for Ami
Citroën UK has revealed pricing and specification details for the exciting new Ami 100% ëlectric quadricycle and its light goods variant, My Ami Cargo
Aviva reveals changing nature of fraud
25 May 2022
Aviva reveals changing nature of fraud
Aviva uncovered more than 11,000 instances of insurance fraud last year, with motor accounting for about 60% of all fraudulent claims detected
Volta Trucks confirms Paneltex for the full−electric Volta Zero
25 May 2022
Volta Trucks confirms Paneltex for the full−electric Volta Zero
Volta Trucks, the disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has confirmed that Paneltex has been appointed as the supplier of ambient cargo boxes for the full-electric Volta Zero
Ford faces sales and production ban in Germany over patent laws
24 May 2022
Ford faces sales and production ban in Germany over patent laws
According to Autovista 24, US manufacturer Ford is facing a nation-wide sales and production ban on its vehicles in Germany, as the carmaker has been accused of violating wireless-technology patents.
DfT announce new trial to banish loud engines and exhausts
24 May 2022
DfT announce new trial to banish loud engines and exhausts
The Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed a new trial of innovative noise cameras, in a move to help provide evidence to police to take actions against drivers with loud engines and exhausts
Whiplash Reforms: One year on, success or failure?
24 May 2022
Whiplash Reforms: One year on, success or failure?
'Whiplash Reforms: One year on, success or failure?', it is one year since the Official Injury Claim (OIC) portal was launched and the whiplash reforms in the Civil Liability Act came into force
Government announces £40m autonomous funding
24 May 2022
Government announces £40m autonomous funding
The UK government has announced it is committing £40m to accelerate the development of commercial self-driving services
Which? names Kia 'Car Brand of the Year'
23 May 2022
Which? names Kia 'Car Brand of the Year'
Kia UK Limited has been named 'Car Brand of the Year' at the Which? Awards 2022
bodyshop Magazine #UKGBE2022 Launch Party
23 May 2022
bodyshop Magazine #UKGBE2022 Launch Party
bodyshop magazine is inviting the UK collision repair industry to a brand-new networking occasion from 6:00pm on 7 June to kick-off the UK Garage and Bodyshop Event presented by Automechanika, which runs 8-9 June at the NEC, Birmingham
VDA of the Year - entry deadline looms
20 May 2022
VDA of the Year - entry deadline looms
Time is running out for nominations - enter now
Showtime: Commercial Vehicle Show 2022 preview
20 May 2022
Showtime: Commercial Vehicle Show 2022 preview
As the UK's largest and best-attended road transport exhibition, the Commercial Vehicle Show is not to be missed by anyone involved in the industry
SYNETIQ's first sustainability manager and new ISO accreditation
20 May 2022
SYNETIQ's first sustainability manager and new ISO accreditation
IAA's UK-based business unit, SYNETIQ Ltd, has appointed its first sustainability manager, Elisa Caton, as it aims to ensure environmental awareness is embedded across all its operations
Oxbotica's first zero-occupancy autonomous vehicle journey on-road
20 May 2022
Oxbotica's first zero-occupancy autonomous vehicle journey on-road
The all-electric AppliedEV vehicle, driven by Oxbotica, is operating in Oxford with no on-board driver, marking the next step in commercialising AV technology
London's e-scooter rental trial extends to November
20 May 2022
London's e-scooter rental trial extends to November
TfL and London Councils have extended the capital's trial of rental e-scooters from 6 June until 20 November this year, which will allow the trial to further explore how e-scooters could play a role in a sustainable transport network
EVs impact repair capacity
19 May 2022
EVs impact repair capacity
Every stage of the repair journey impacted by electric vehicle volume growth
Crash Day from the Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators
19 May 2022
Crash Day from the Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators
June sees the return of the research day where you will be able to attend - for free - and view many staged crashes. There will also be a number of stands and some 'audience participation' events
Allianz Commercial has appointed Nick Kelsall as head of motor claims
18 May 2022
Allianz Commercial has appointed Nick Kelsall as head of motor claims
Nick joined Allianz in the UK in 2015 as technical claims manager, progressing to fraud manager and head of insurance claims, with a secondment to head of motor
Mercedes-Benz and Sila high silicon automotive battery breakthrough
18 May 2022
Mercedes-Benz and Sila high silicon automotive battery breakthrough
Mercedes is working with Sila, a next-generation battery materials company, to incorporate Sila's silicon anode chemistry in batteries which are optionally available for the first time in the upcoming electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class
Ongoing external pressures influence market in April
18 May 2022
Ongoing external pressures influence market in April
Used car values averaged £8,552 at BCA in April 2022 as the used marketplace continued to find its level in the face of numerous external economic pressures and the disruption to trading that the Easter break and Bank Holidays inevitably bring
Chemical fingerprint tyre database launch
17 May 2022
Chemical fingerprint tyre database launch
Vehicle emissions testing company, Emissions Analytics, has launched a tyre database, the product of over two years of testing and evaluation

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