How do Vehicle Collision Repairs Differ for EV vs. ICE?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are quickly filtering into the consumer market and beginning to dominate the roads as car manufacturers race to meet targets for zero-emission vehicles by 2035. But as more customers switch to fully electric and hybrid vehicles from ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles, body shops should already…

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How to Mask & Paint a Motorcycle

Motorbike paint jobs are a popular service offered by many body shops. Whether a customer is looking to refresh the paint on their motorbike or wants a custom paint job, it’s important that your team is well-equipped to handle these types of requests. There are many different parts of a…

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Cars with Parking Sensors: Masking, Painting & Wrapping

Whether a customer wants a new paint job or they’re requesting a full body wrap, parking sensors can throw a spanner in the works and leave you scratching your head wondering how to tackle the job without hindering the effectiveness of the technology. Many parking sensors come in basic colours…

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How to Control Body Shop Dust: Dust Extraction, Masks & More

Dust in automotive body shops is a common problem and something that must be addressed in the correct way for both legal and health and safety reasons. The HSE’s EH44: Dust in the Workplace guidance outlines that dust exposure must be prevented. When prevention isn’t feasible, body shops must take appropriate measures…

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How to Apply Metallic Automotive Paint

Metallic paints are a popular option for many higher-end vehicle models and are often offered as a no-cost option. However, if a customer wishes to change their car’s solid paint finish to a metallic finish, your paint specialists must be confident in achieving this. You should also be prepared to…

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