Car Wraps

Recall Of Toyota Vehicles In Australia Due To Faulty Airbags

Posted by on Nov 18, 2018 in Business, Car Wraps, Industry, Service, Tech, Tips | Comments Off on Recall Of Toyota Vehicles In Australia Due To Faulty Airbags

Recall Of Toyota Vehicles In Australia Due To Faulty Airbags

Auto recalls are now treated as a common occurrence but it is better than the alternative which is not recalling faulty cars at all. Prior to recalls, car owners would complain about a certain feature in their vehicle and bring it to the cheapest mechanic on the Gold Coast only to find out that their car is not the only model suffering from the issue.

The latest vehicle recall announcement in Australia is from Toyota. Around 2,121 cars are subjected to safety recall because the airbags are found to be faulty. The auto manufacturer said that it will begin accepting Corolla vehicles for recall. The particular models in question were sold from April of 2004 until February of 2007.

According to an explanation released by Toyota, there are issues found with the ECU of the airbag or also known as the electronic control unit. There is a possibility of electrical shorting if left alone which can fry the entire system of the vehicle. When this happens, the warning lights attached to the airbag will light up and the front airbags as well as the pretensioners of the seatbelt will then be deactivated or it could trigger to deploy them inadvertently.

The auto manufacturer further explained that it is on the process of getting the replacement parts needed when the vehicles recalled starts arriving. They did not reveal exactly when the parts are going to arrive but they said that the first quarter of next year is when they will begin the recall. The company will put a replacement electronic control unit to the airbag but will not charge the owner of the car.

Toyota Australia said that more than half of the cars that are affected by the airbag recall will also be subjected to Takata recalls because of issues with the airbag infiltrators that are attached to either the driver or the passenger side that were manufactured by Takata. Considering this, Toyota will also replace the faulty airbag infiltrator at the same time. Many of the car owners of the said models are now finding the cheapest mechanic on the Gold Coast to have their vehicles checked prior to sending it back for repair at Toyota authorized repair centres.

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Windscreen Repair Firm Acquired By Swedish Company

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Car Wraps | Comments Off on Windscreen Repair Firm Acquired By Swedish Company

Windscreen Repair Firm Acquired By Swedish Company

There are many companies in the UK that offer auto glass repair Lancaster and across the country. One company, headquartered in Bristol, has recently be acquired by a Swedish private equity-backed company.

George Douglas’s Mobile Windscreens, which trades as National Windscreens, was founded back in 1971, and was turned over in excess of £40m in 2017. The company now has 35 fitting centres active, with a fleet of 230 mobile units, Mobile Windscreens offers vehicle glass repair and replacement (VGRR) services, as well as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) camera re-calibration across several regions in the UK: South West, South and West Midlands.

It was acquired by the Ryds Bilglas, backed by the Nordic Capital Fund VIII and is a major VGRR and ADAS recalibration business in the Scandinavian region. The group’s acquisition of Mobile Windscreens will provide the group with a UK presence, and is part of its plans to grow internationally and expand its operations across auto glass repair Lancaster and the world.

Reportedly, all of Mobile Windscreens will retain all of its management and staff, except for founder and principal shareholder George Douglas, who will be retiring soon.

Douglas, in a statement, said that he sees this deal as a momentous milestone for the company, as well as its management and employees, following his founding over 45 years ago. According to him, the management have been working with the company’s advisers in order to find a new owner that shared the company’s values and vision for its continued growth and operations, and they found those qualities in Ryds Bilglas.

Grant Thorton and TLT were supporting the shareholders throughout the sales process.

Anders Jensen, Chief Executive of Ryds Bilglas, says that the group is a major player in Scandinavia, but entering UK is a key step for their plans for global expansion. He says that the company sees Mobile Windscreens and National Windscreens stands for high quality and continuous development, which, of course, leads to satisfied customers.

Mobile Windscreens is a large member of the UK’s National Windscreens consortium, which is considered by some to be the second largest UK VGRR specialist.


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How Car Wraps In Brisbane Can Help Promote Your Business

Posted by on Mar 24, 2018 in Car Wraps, Service, Tips | Comments Off on How Car Wraps In Brisbane Can Help Promote Your Business

How Car Wraps In Brisbane Can Help Promote Your Business

Billboards can provide more customers to your doorsteps if they are situated in the right place. The car wraps in Brisbane function just like billboards with one major benefit: they are movable. With this type of wrap, you can have the entire or part of the vehicle’s exterior all covered in graphics for brand exposure of your business.

If your company owns a fleet of vehicles, you will want them to all look the same. You can have vehicle wraps installed on all these vehicles to make it advertise your business anywhere they will go, thus dramatically increasing brand recognition.

When you use car wraps in Brisbane, you are into an efficient form of advertising outdoors. It is very flexible as you can park the vehicle anywhere and have it advertise your business. When the vehicle is driven on the highway, many drivers will get exposed about what you intend to offer through the vehicle wraps. This is especially helpful during traffic jams where they can read whatever is written in your car wraps.

With this advertising method, you are able to reach people of different ages and income levels as your target market. Most significantly, you can reach those who cannot be reached by radio or television. Unlike exposing your brand on television and radio, people have no need to alter the station or channel and not see your company’s message.

One great thing about car wraps in Brisbane is not having to cost much on investments. They can last up to five years as long as the vehicles are properly maintained. Also, they help protect the vehicle finish from damage once they are out in the open. You can also remove them easily whenever you want it removed.

However, if the vehicle wrap is kept in great condition, there is no point in removing the signage. You only need to pay an initial investment and get a low-cost recurring advertisement. So if you plan to put up car wraps in Brisbane, do it now while there is still time to do it. Don’t wait for your competitors to beat you in this respect.

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