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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Audi A1 2018 on Mk2

The second generation of Audi’s A1 is built on the MQB platform. Standard fit equipment includes Audi Pre-sense Front with pedestrian and cyclist recognition, Lane Departure Warning and a stylish digital cockpit. Top of the line models featuring adaptive suspension with dampening control. Additional options provide Lane Change Assist and Lane Keeping System. The body structure maximises occupancy protection through the use of Hot Formed Ultra High Strength Steels.

Subaru Forester 2013 on MK4

The fourth generation of Subaru’s compact crossover SUV has been revised to include a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), with the top of the line models boasting Subaru’s Eyesight Driver Assist System. This system includes Pre-Collision Braking, Pre-Collision Throttle Management, Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Departure Warning. The body structure includes High Strength Tensile Steels ranging between 440-590 MPA with the addition of Sill, B Pillar and Upper A Post/ Roof Rail Reinforcements made from 980 MPA High Strength Tensile Steel.