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.


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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Mitsubishi Outlander 2015-2018 5 Door SUV

The third generation of the Mitsubishi Outlander is built on the GS platform. This revision boasts a 90kg weight saving over its predecessor model; this is thanks to the increased use of High Tensile 580 MPA Steel in the areas of the A and B Post Reinforcements and Ultra High Tensile 980 MPA Steel in the areas of the Sill Reinforcements. Available safety features include a Forward Collision Mitigation System, Lane Departure Warning System, Drivers Knee Airbag and Adaptive Cruise Control. Standard safety systems include Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Front Side Torso Airbags along with Curtain Airbags, Hill Start Assist, and a brake pedal that recedes to prevent leg injury in an impact.

MINI Clubman 2015-2019 5 Door Estate

The Mini Clubman (F54) is now in its second generation and is based on the BMW UKL2 platform. This new generation abandons its asymmetrical door layout for a standard four door layout design but its rear barn door layout remains. Options include a handy Head Up Display that can display speed limits, nav instructions, cruise control settings plus information from the phone and entertainment functions. Other options include the Driving Assistant Pack which includes Active Cruise Control, Main Beam Assistant, Traffic Sign Recognition and Rear End Collision Warning.