NZI Car Accident Claims – Affected by Mass Redundancies ?

It’s a fickle world in the corporate shark-tank. It was reported yesterday that IAG’s new Australian Division has adopted a new strategic approach and simplified its structure, sparking a shock-wave of redundancies. http://insurancenews.com.au/…/iag-restructure-results-in-ke….  Perhaps we can look forward to faster NZI … Read More

Changing Times for the Car Accident Repair Industry in New Zealand

There has been significant (and many would say detrimental) aggregation in the car insurance sector recently, both in NZ and globally. This has resulted in an extreme concentration of power and control affecting both customers and suppliers. As a natural … Read More

1 in 4 Company Vehicles Will Crash This Year – NZ Needs to Get Fleet Fit Now!

New Zealand’s often overlooked road crash statistics received more profile this week including WorkSafe’s CEO Nicole Rosie in the Herald Business Section and the leading H&S publication SafeGuard magazine. Both highlight that car accidents are a leading cause of work-place … Read More

Driver Distraction & Fatigue – The Most Common Cause of Crashes

Loosely translated from the French, the caption on the bus reads ‘the two fingers of death’ – oh the irony. Avoid driver distraction they say, and absolutely don’t text while driving. Yet it is common, and results in a high proportion … Read More

Quality Collision Repairs – a Technical Perspective

We’ve received a number of requests recently for more profile on the collision repair industry, the challenges faced by quality panelbeaters in NZ, and also provide more discussion on  the changing face of collision damage repairs.  Thatchem and I-CAR are … Read More

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