Methods from the Repair Technology Centre are made available through an online portal called escribe. escribe is one of the UK’s leading repair methods solutions and is designed to help the industry return crash damaged vehicles back to their pre-accident condition and Euro NCAP safety rating in the most effective and efficient way.

As technologies such as ADAS are becoming standard in modern cars, the need for up-to-date repair methods has never been more important. Escribe alerts repairers to the fitment of modern materials and new technologies allowing them to fully understand the impact they have on the repair.

Hyundai Santa Fe 2015-18

The 2015-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is the third generation of Hyundai’s popular SUV. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems include Autonomous Emergency Braking as standard, optional fitment includes; Lane departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Smart Park Assist. Occupancy protection has been enhanced over its predecessor through the use of Ultra High Strength Steel in the B Post Reinforcement and Chassis Reinforcement areas of the vehicle.

Subaru Outback 2015 on

The fifth generation of Subaru’s popular SUV crossover boasts driver assistance technologies such as the Subaru “Eyesight” system that can include, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, Pre Collision Braking and Adaptive Driving Beam. Other nice to have technologies include front and side cameras and Apple Car Play. The body structure offers good occupancy protection with 1500 MPA High Strength Tensile Steel in the B Post and Cant Rail Reinforcement and 980 MPA High Strength Tensile Steel in the Sill Reinforcement areas of the vehicle.


The escribe portal gives insurance engineers, vehicle damage assessors (VDAs) and repairers instant access to the very latest methods, recommendations, technical information, times, parts and ADAS fitment information.

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