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Pendragon Announce The Closure Of Its 22 UK-Wide Sites

After a £32.2m pre-tax loss, today, Pendragon announces to close 22 of its 34 UK-wide sites and 1 of 3 vehicle preparation centers in Stoke. Shares are down below 10p after failing this year, comparing to shares at nearly 50p in 2016. Leaving 12 Car Stores, the...

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One-off BMW X6 Painted In The World’s Blackest Black

This one-off BMW X6 has been painted in ‘Vantablack’, also known as the world’s blackest back and the darkest man made substance in the world. This is the first vehicle in the world to use this material. VBx2 has been used on this BMW X6, which is designed for...

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Renault Trucks Rolls Out Augmented Reality

In order to speed up maintenance and repairs, Renault Trucks rolls out augmented reality. This new technology is known as Optiview remote mentoring solution for Technicians. The idea of this is that Technicians will use a RealWear HMR-1 headset in conjunction with...

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Hyundai’s Solar Roof Charging System

Providing vehicles with additional electrical power, Hyundai launches its first car with solar roof charging system. This technology will be rolled out to other Hyundai vehicles in the coming years. Charging whilst driving, the solar technology can charge 30%-60% of...

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Bodyshops See More Blue Chromatic Repairs

According to the Axalta 2018 Colour Popularity Report, blue is the most popular chromatic colour on new cars. There are 20,000 different variations of blue. Olaf Adamek, Standox brand manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa, said, “Blue pigments have their roots in...

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Boost to UK Motor Industry as JLR Build EVs

JLR are to build electric cars in the UK at its manufacturing branch is Castle Bromwich, making it the UK’s first premium electrified vehicle plant. The Jaguar XJ will be the first electric car to be produced at the plant. Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth, Chief Executive Officer...

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Wheel Alignment Service To Increase

If speed limiters become compulsory on new cars across Europe in 2022, wheel alignment service are expected to increase. The Intelligent Speed Assistance technology slows down a vehicle by using speed sign recognition and GPS-linked speed limit data. Due to the impact...

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Bodyshop ‘Digital Check-In & Check-Out’ App

Service Certainty have launched a new app called ‘Digital Check-In & Check-Out’, enabling bodyshops to digitalise on and off site vehicle collection. What does the app do? The idea of this app is to manage the flow of vehicle through bodyshop’s doors. The app will...

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