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Understanding ADAS Technologies: The Importance of IMI Accreditation and Training

In the ever-evolving landscape of automotive technology, one of the most significant advancements in recent years is the development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). A recent consumer report by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), conducted in December 2023, sheds light on UK drivers' awareness and attitudes towards ADAS technologies and their calibration. This insightful report highlights a critical gap in understanding these technologies among drivers, despite their growing prevalence in modern vehicles.

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Electric Vehicle Qualifications: Why They Matter

As the automotive industry shifts towards sustainability, electric vehicles (EVs) are taking centre stage. With this transition comes the need for specialised skills and qualifications. In this blog post, we'll discuss the importance of electric vehicle qualifications and why they are becoming increasingly essential for professionals in the automotive sector.

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The Importance of IMI Accreditations in the Automotive Industry

In the ever-changing landscape of the automotive sector, staying ahead of the game is crucial for career progression and business expansion. One way to ensure you're at the forefront of the industry is by securing accreditations from reputable organisations. Among these, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) stands out as a leading authority. In this blog post, we'll explore the significance of IMI accreditations and why they are essential for anyone serious about a career in automotive.

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The importance of MOT training for automotive professionals

MOT (Ministry of Transport) testing is a crucial part of the automotive industry, ensuring that vehicles are safe and roadworthy. MOT testing is required for all vehicles over three years old in the UK, and it is important for automotive professionals to have the necessary training to carry out these tests effectively.

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How to become an MOT Tester

Becoming an MOT tester is a great career choice for those interested in the automotive industry. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to become an MOT tester.

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