IBIS Turkey 2020 – Event Summary

IBIS connects dots for Turkish aftermarket  IBISConnect Turkey – the third simulcast in the new series of innovative online events from the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) – today was […]

IBIS Latin America 2020 – Event Summary

IBISConnect goes from strength to strength IBISConnect Latin America – the second in the new series of innovative simulcasts from the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) – has been hailed […]

IBIS Africa 2020 – Event summary

IBISConnect goes live with African triumph The first IBISConnect simulcast launched at the end of July by the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium has been hailed a world-class, innovative virtual platform […]


2020 sees the 20th anniversary of IBIS now firmly established as the world’s leading collision repair conference provider. We had hoped the past 20 years of IBIS would culminate in a […]


PSA and FCA merger completed

The $52bn merger between Groupe PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was completed during the weekend. The new company, Stellantis, becomes the fourth largest car manufacturer in the world with an […]

Type and time of collisions impacted by Covid

Both the type and time of collisions changed last year, as driving habits changed according to Covid-19. Rear-end collisions fell by a drastic 27%, according to analysis by AX of […]

EVs winning over drivers

A new survey found that 63% of drivers would consider going electric for their next car. They cited environmental concerns, home charging and tax benefits as influencing factors. The survey […]

UK the Kia to success

Kia sold more units in the UK than anywhere else as it achieved its highest share of the European market last year. According to data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ […]

Norman steps up to global role

Stephen Norman has been appointed senior vice president, sales, aftersales and marketing of Opel/Vauxhall. He will take up his role on 1 February, stepping up from managing director of Vauxhall […]

Bentley sales reach record high

Bentley achieved record sales in 2020 despite the impact of Covid-19. It delivered 11,206 in 2020, an increase of two per cent over 2019, and the highest sales performance in […]

Tesla shares rocket 700%

Tesla is now valued at more General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Toyota combined, after shared soared more than 700% this year. This month the car company joined the […]

EV sales drive Volvo recovery

Volvo Cars reported the strongest second-half sales numbers in the company’s history in 2020, fuelled by fast-growing demand for its electrified cars. The share of electric models more than doubled […]