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Pratt’s Auto bodyshop Bodyshop wins SIMI Bodyshop of the Year

Pratt’s Auto Bodyshop Bodyshop in Carlow has won the SIMI Bodyshop of the Year, at an awards ceremony in Dublin.

Accident Repair Centre wins innovation award

The Accident Repair Centre in Tallaght, Dubin has picked up an innovation award at the SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in Dublin.

VW Commercials highlights how heavy loads impact braking distances

Van drivers are risking accidents by failing to leave enough distance to stop, according to research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. The research shows that over half of the 500 UK van drivers surveyed by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles carry up to half a tonne of equipment on a daily basis and don’t know how heavy loads

Telwin range on display at PJ Fallon & Son

The Telwin range of bodyshop equipment was on display at the PJ Fallon & Son on Wednesday, as the company celebrated its 30th anniversary.

ECP and RAC forms independent garage network for UK

Euro Car Parts and the RAC have reached an agreement to form a new independent garage network for the UK. Euro Car Parts’ Autofirst network and the RAC Approved Garages network will merge to form a new entity entitled, ‘RAC Approved Garages powered by Autofirst Network’. Both networks have a combined total of 500 branches,

Autopaint Supplies opens new branch in Cork

Autopaint Supplies, one of the Ireland’s leading distributors of automotive coatings, bodyshop equipment and consumables to the collision repair industry has opened a new branch at Unit 25C, Southside Industrial Estate, Pouladuff, Co. Cork.