IMI MAGAZINE - may 2018

The bus and coaching company

If Paul McCartney's melodic lament on the difficulties of finding one’s way back to a lost love had been inspired by the process behind formulating trailblazer apprenticeships instead of his break-up with Jane Asher, then perhaps the song’s title would have been augmented with a couple of adverbs to become 'The Really Long and Incredibly Winding Road'...

Published on 15 May 2018


The road to autonomy

Hardly a month goes by without a car manufacturer laying out its technology and product deployment plans for semi- or fully-autonomous vehicles. To determine where it’s all going, first it’s worth taking a good look at the six-level scale of autonomy because most manufacturers are moving through these levels at an increasingly rapid pace; such a rapid pace that within three years national legislation, regional/state regulatory clearance and road infrastructure changes may be the only factors holding back widespread deployment of Level 3 (sometimes called ‘eyes off’) autonomous vehicle deployment on our roads.

Published on 15 May 2018


Branching out

Building a property portfolio, commercial and/or domestic, has long been a feature for some bodyshop owners with a few buying hotels and running gastropubs. Whilst for some repairers it is an additional business interest, there are others who have moved away from the complexities of the body repair sector altogether to seize new opportunities.

Published on 15 May 2018



Also in this issue

Join the club

A new entrant to the IMI F&I Accreditation family

The last bastion falls

On GKN's recent acquisition by Melrose

Banking on Leclerc

An interview with the new head of FCA

Mid-term reporting

On the progress of the FCA's motor finance review

Take me to your leader

Advice on the art of leadership

The bus and coaching company

Arriva London's unique dual role

The road to autonomy

Gauging the readiness for autonomous vehicles

Branching out

The diversifying bodyshop sector

On emission

An in-depth look at the emissions sector

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