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Autotech Reading Achieve Volvo Approval

After a successful 2017 Autotech Reading are getting 2018 off to a great start after being awarded Volvo Body & Paint approval. Managing Director, Aidan McCarron commented “This is fantastic news for us to be awarded such a premium brand approval. We are really looking forward to working with the team at the new Volvo facility at Volvo Reading and also the Volvo Body & Paint Team. Our General Manager Stuart Evans has done a fantastic job in getting us ready for our approval.
Steve Plunkett, Volvo Body & Paint Programme Development Manager said, “This is a good appointment for us, the team at Autotech have been extremely proactive and positive in not only positioning themselves in wishing to become approved, but they have also already delivered in developing their relationship and business in the local market area with their nominating Dealer. It’s one thing having the approval, but the key to a successful business partnership is the strenght of the Dealer / Bodyshop relationship, which should be built around regular communication and of course high end repair quality resulting in a premium customer experience”.

Winner of Bodyshop Manager of the Year 2017

On Friday 29th October at the Hilton Metroploe in Birmingham our very own Aaran Farrington General Manager of Autotech Slough, won Bodyshop Magazines Bodyshop Manager of the year for 2017. Aaran was up against some very stiff competition but was a worthy winner.
Aaran Farrington stated "I am overwhelmed and extremely delighted to be recognised as Bodyshop Manager of the Year 2017. This award is a great accolade to both myself and my team."

Autotech Slough have two finalists in this years Bodyshop Magazine Awards

Autotech Slough are proud to announce that we have two finalist's in this years Bodyshop Awards. The awards will take place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 29th September. Through to the final are Shahid Hussain for Panel Apprentice of the year and Aaran Farrington for Bodyshop Manager of the year. We are very happy to have some of our best talent recognised. Its also a fantastic achievement for Shahid who is currently in our apprenticeship programme.

We all wish them luck on the 29th September.

Speedy Repairer Of The Year 2017

The Autotech Groups Emanuel's branch on Wexham Road in Slough have beaten two other finalists and have been awarded Direct Line's Speedy Repairer of the year 2017 at this years British Bodyshop Awards in the Battersea Evolution Centre in London.

Now in it's 6th year, the British Bodyshop Awards celebrates excellence within the industry and has quickly become established as the biggest and best awards ceremony within the accident repair industry.

This years celebrity presenter was Gyles Brandreth who is a writer, broadcaster, former MP and Government Whip. Gyles provided fantastic entertainment on the night.

Managing Director Aidan McCarron Commented:
"Winning Direct Lines Speedy Repairer Of The Year for our Emanuel's branch is a fantastic result for us. Carla Farrell General Manager and Pardeep Loi Workshop Manager have done an amazing job with the team at Emanuel's since they took over last year. This is a fitting reward for all the hard work that we have done, and to know that we are Direct Line's top Speedy Repairer proves that we have got the formula right. Its great to be recognised by such a fantastic insurer and a key player in the industry."

Winner of Bodyshop of the Year

AutoTech Group has been awarded the ‘Repairer of the Year 2013' Award, beating four other finallists. This prestigious Direct Line Insurance Group Award was awarded at the 2013 British Bodyshop Awards, held at the Battersea Evolution Centre.

Joined by over 600 guests from the across the accident repair industry, including bodyshops, insurance and accident management companies, vehicle manufacturers plus automotive industry suppliers, the team from AutoTech received their award from Steve Maddock, Director of Claims & Business Services from Direct Line.

TV presenter Clare Balding hosted the 2013 awards, which saw bodyshops and individuals from across the UK being awarded for their contribution to the industry. With live entertainment from Björn Again, the British Bodyshop Awards has become something of an industry ‘must attend' night of celebration.

Duncan Leftley, Director of the AutoTech Group adds:
“Being presented with the award from one of our largest customers Direct Line is a genuine honour. The team at AutoTech work to extremely high standards and we’re delighted to be recognised for the outstanding effort our whole team makes. To be awarded this in front of such a large audience also added to the occasion and I’d like to thank ABP Club for putting on such a tremendous industry event.”

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