IMI MAGAZINE - february 2019

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"You need to find a way to stick your elbows out"

"What’s in a name?" queried the love-addled Juliet of Romeo and Juliet fame. Well quite a bit actually, Jules – take SsangYong for example. In English, the word SsangYong directly translates to ‘double dragon’ and, whilst there is nothing remotely monstrous or mythical about the company, its reptilian appellation does hold significant metaphorical heft.

Published on 05 Feb 2019

A Year to Forget

"If ever there was a year to file away and forget about, 2018 was that year for the UK car industry," is the take of's unfailingly trenchant director Alex Buttle.

Published on 05 Feb 2019

You Raise Me Up

The cost of motor insurance is frequently in the headlines and accident repair costs are often cited as fuelling the rise. However, bodyshop profitability has not soared in line with the increases.

Published on 05 Feb 2019

Also in this issue

Agitation at ECP

Flux at the UK's largest motor factor

Better Together

Bringing people together in the name of vehicle repair

The Norman Conquest

How Vauxhall’s new boss plans to rejuvenate the brand

Fraud Almighty

On the rise of online motor finance crime

Combatting the Shortfall

How garages can mitigate the dearth of vehicle technicians

"You need to find a way to stick your elbows out"

SsangYong UK's boss on his aspirations for the disruptive brand

A Year to Forget

The industry reacts to 2018's new car sales figures

You Raise Me Up

What the future holds for the vehicle retail sector

Electric Groundwork

Advice on getting into electric vehicle servicing

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Wendy Hennessey

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