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Auto Windscreens ‘Primed and Ready’ for ADAS Insurance Industry Requirements

Auto Windscreens is ‘primed and ready’ for the introduction of new ‘Insurance Industry Requirements (IIR) for the safe repair of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) equipped vehicles’, expected to come into force on March 31. Thatcham Research (Thatcham), a not … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Set to Welcome 100th Apprentice

UK windscreen repair and replacement company, Auto Windscreens, has recruited 99 technician and call center apprentices since 2016 and is set to welcome its 100th following National Apprenticeship Week. The business currently has 28 apprentices on its ALEX program, which … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Becomes an Institute of Customer Service Member

Auto Windscreens recently announced it has become a member of the Institute of Customer Service. The Institute is the UK’s independent professional body and helps businesses put customers at the heart of everything they do, according to the company. During … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Opens New Fitting Hub in Harlow

Drivers in the Essex and M25 area can now turn to Auto Windscreens’ new Fitting Hub in Harlow for windscreen repairs/replacements. The new hub is the first of a number of hubs planned to open this year, helping the current … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Gets New Managing Director

Rupert Armitage is stepping down from his position as Auto Windscreens’ managing director, operations director James MacBeth, has been appointed to Armitage’s former role. MacBeth’s career with Auto Windscreens spans nearly 30 years, according to the company. He was a … Continue reading

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Endsleigh Selects Auto Windscreens as Preferred Supplier

Endsleigh announced Auto Windscreens as its preferred vehicle glass repair and replacement provider. Through the three-year contract, which started in March, Auto Windscreens is now providing Endsleigh with an end-to-end glass claims solutions that put its policyholders’ needs first. “We … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens to Cut Fleet Insurance By 10 Percent

Auto Windscreens is predicting a 10 percent drop in its annual fleet insurance and fuel bill using an integrated video telematics solution. According to the company, TomTom Telematics’ Webfleet software has been integrated with VisionTrack’s VT2000 connected camera solution to … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Showcases ADAS in its Automotive Connecting Conference

Auto Windscreens tackled ADAS recalibrations in the aftermarket at its Automotive Connecting Conference last week. Executives from Mazda, Toyota, Volvo and Volkswagen Group addressed delegates, covering major advancements in assisted and automated technology and discussed concerns from fleets and insurers … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Celebrates Recent Win

Auto Windscreens won two awards at the 2018 Derbyshire Times Business Awards, held last night at Chesterfield College. Rupert Armitage, Auto Windscreens’ managing director, won Business Person of the Year and the company also won the Innovation Award for its … Continue reading

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Derbyshire County Council Inks Two-Year Deal with Auto Windscreens

Derbyshire County Council has selected Auto Windscreens as its sole automotive glazing provider in a two-year deal which started in October. The contract will see the UK windscreen repair and replacement company service the local authority’s 600-strong fleet, as well as Derbyshire Constabulary’s 600 … Continue reading

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Education at the Forefront of Seminars

Thursday morning also gave attendees at Auto Glass Week™ in San Antonio the opportunity to take advantage of more seminars prior to the show floor opening. Seminars ranged from teaching the values of OE and aftermarket auto glass to advanced … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Recycles Over Nine Blue Whales Worth of Glass a Year

Auto Windscreens has recycled a 1,246 tons of vehicle glass within the past year – the equivalent weight to about nine blue whales. This is up from last year, according to the company’s waste removal partner, Berryman. It recorded 850 tons … Continue reading

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Saints Agree to New Partnership with Auto Windscreens

Northampton Saints recently partnered with Auto Windscreens. The UK-wide company will become an elite partner of the Club until 2021. The relationship will see Auto Windscreens receive many commercial rights, including branding on the Saints playing shirt, prominent in-stadium signage. … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Certified as a 100% Carbon Neutral Business

Auto Windscreens, a UK glass repair and replacement specialist, has become a 100% carbon neutral business. It created a carbon reduction plan and offsets remaining emissions to support worldwide CO2 minimizing projects. “As a conscientious business with a busy vehicle … Continue reading

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New Electric Vehicle Certification Awarded To Technician

Auto Windscreens technician, Steve Abrahams, has become the first UK vehicle glass repairer to complete vital electric vehicle (EV) training units to gain new certification from the awarding body for automotive glazing.  GQA is committed to providing up-to-date courses and … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Staff ‘Saddle’ Up in Aid of Spinal Research 

On August 12, Shaun Atton, Roger Tacey, Tony Green and Adam Smith from Auto Windscreens donned their cycling gear to take part in a 90-mile charity bike ride.   The team raised £500 in sponsorship from colleagues, family and friends for … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Expands Offering with New Plant Team 

Auto Windscreens has introduced its new Plant team, headed by Claire Church. The introduction means the automotive repair and replacement provider will now be able to provide a service for the plant and agricultural industry. Providing a flexible service of … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Celebrates Success at Modern Claims Awards

Auto Windscreens was the recipient of the Client Care Award at the Doctors Chambers Modern Claims Awards 2017, hosted by Modern Claims Magazine. The ceremony took place at New Dock Hall in Leeds on April 27, where the company was … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens ADAS Recalibration Process Bolstered with New Epyx 1link Deal

Auto Windscreens ADAS Recalibration Process Bolstered with New Epyx 1link Deal

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Auto Windscreens Celebrates After Shortlist Success at Modern Claims Awards 2017

Auto Windscreens, which won the Client Care Award in 2015, has been shortlisted in two categories at the Doctors Chambers Modern Claims Awards 2017. The ceremony, taking place at New Dock Hall in Leeds on Thursday April 27th, will see … Continue reading

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Select Car Makers Back Auto Windscreens in Support of Recalibration

Auto Windscreens announced today that it has received official backing for its advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) solution from leading manufacturers Mazda, Toyota and Volkswagen Group UK. Auto Windscreens says it is the only vehicle glass repair company to have … Continue reading

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UK Automotive Glass Company Succeeds with ‘New Ideas’

A combination of taking care of his employees and a strong focus on customers has made Auto Windscreens one of the leading automotive glass companies in the United Kingdom. Speaking at a presentation titled “Focus on Your Strategy” October 6 … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Names New Managing Director

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens has named Rupert Armitage as its new manager director. Armitage has been acting managing director since January 2016 and will now lead the business moving forward.

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Auto Windscreens Installs New Cameras in Techs’ Vans

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens is installing VisionTrack’s VT2000 telematics cameras in its technicians’ vans for better incident management and to minimize risks, according to the company.

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Seminars for the Industry: How Davids Beat Goliaths

Join us at Auto Glass Week™ 2016, October 5-7, and learn from the best in business. The three-day automotive glass industry event will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas.

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After Winning Company Competition, Two U.K. Techs to Compete at Auto Glass Week™

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens’ technicians Lloyd Cullen and Steve Abrahams have secured a trip to compete at Auto Glass Week™ 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, by taking home first and second place in the company’s AGRR competition held this month.

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Auto Windscreens Opens Training Academy

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens has opened a new Training & Innovation Academy for automotive glass repair and replacement technicians. The education center is accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).

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Auto Windscreens Leader Says Company to Grow by 40 Percent

Through its acquisition of AA AutoWindshields, United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens will grow by an estimated 40 percent, increasing its market share to 20 percent, says Chris Thornton, managing director of the company. What makes this deal unique is that the AGRR market in the U.K. has been “depressed” for several years, he adds.

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U.K.’s Auto Windscreens Acquires AA AutoWindshields

Auto Windscreens has acquired the United Kingdom’s Automobile Association’s AGRR business, known as AA AutoWindshields. AA AutoWindshields Preston, U.K., offices and staff of 200 will be integrated into Auto Windscreens team. Under a ten-year partnership agreement, the AA will continue … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Raises Funds for Prostate Cancer

Staff from United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens will be donning their cycling shorts on July 24, 2015 to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Auto Windscreens Issues Smartphones to Techs

Auto Windscreens has issued new-to-market Motorola TC55 smartphones to its technicians. The pocket-sized devices, which use Android’s Jellybean operating system and are tailored specifically for Auto Windscreens, have been rolled out to all technicians to help manage their workloads more … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Announces New Location

United Kingdom-based Peterborough is the latest city to become home to an Auto Windscreens AGRR center.

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Auto Windscreens: Animals Responsible for Nearly 18,000 Damaged Windshields Annually

Animals are the reason behind 17,820 cases of windshield damage in the United Kingdom each year, according to Auto Windscreens.

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Auto Windscreens Takes Home Two British Insurance Awards

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens grabbed two British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall on July 9, 2014.

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Auto Windscreens’ Tech Vans Get SmartWitness Cameras

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens technician vans now have SmartWitness accident cameras which capture traffic accident information, as well as monitor driving styles and speeds.

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UNITED KINGDOM—Auto Windscreens Opens Two New Shops

Preston, Lancashire, and Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom, gained two new Auto Windscreens’ glass shops.

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Chris Thornton New Managing Director at Auto Windscreens

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens’ management team has announced Chris Thornton as their new manager director.

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United Kingdom – Auto Windscreens Becomes Hertz’s AGRR Partner

Hertz has teamed up with Auto Windscreens in a three-year sole supplier deal for its entire glass repair and replacement needs in the United Kingdom.

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Auto Windscreens Wants More Female Technicians on Board

As women throughout the world celebrate International Women’s Day on Saturday, Auto Windscreens announced it wants to see more female technicians joining the United Kingdom automotive glass repair industry.

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United Kingdom – Auto Windscreens Introduces Online Booking Site for Ogilvie Fleet

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens has launched a new microsite for Ogilvie Fleet, which offers direct web-based automotive glazing repair bookings.

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Admiral Group Signs Three-Year Deal with Auto Windscreens

Insurer Admiral Group has signed a three and a half year preferred supplier agreement with U.K.-based Auto Windscreens, which will help create 60 new jobs.

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TCH Leasing Selects Auto Windscreens as Preferred Supplier

United Kingdom-based TCH Leasing has selected Auto Windscreens as its preferred glass supplier.

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Ogilvie Fleet Names Auto Windscreens Preferred Glass Supplier

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens been named as the preferred automotive glass supplier for Ogilvie Fleet.

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Auto Windscreens’ Adopts Screen Check

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens has adopted a new vehicle glass identification solution, Screen Check launched by HPI, to help improve accuracy when ordering replacement parts.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Auto Windscreens Recruits 100 Technicians

U.K.-based Auto Windscreens has recruited 100 new technicians over a sixth-month period. The company now has 500 employees.

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