Understanding Aluminium

Corrosion, cross-contamination, metal memory and energy absorption. These may sound like terms you might see in a science exam, but equally apply to the field of crash repair when it comes to vehicles with high aluminium content. Today more than ever, vehicle manufacturers are using an increasing number of aluminium parts and panels on their[…]

Providing a lifeline in write-off avoidance

To the untrained eye, after an accident, a car may look in almost perfect condition. However, factors such as underlying structural damage, or perhaps deployed airbags, can mean that a near perfect looking car is actually classed by the insurance company as a write-off. What is commonly referred to as a write-off means that the[…]

The complete air-con service solution

Ashmore Ryder was one of the first businesses in Dublin to offer vehicle air-con services and we have constantly invested in the latest equipment and developed great expertise in this area. Our latest investment has been a new air-con service equipment unit that allows us to perform a re-gas on vehicles that use a new[…]

Cool Vehicle Air-Con Advice

With Ireland enjoying one of its best summers on record and temperatures remaining high, vehicle air-conditioning systems are having to work harder than ever. Climate control technicians at carmaker Seat have issued some useful advice on how to best utilise the vehicle air-con system and the common mistakes to avoid. They also point out the[…]

Practical excess advice

It is all too easy to do. You are looking for a competitive insurance quote online and you notice the excess slider. Put the insurance excess up and your insurance costs miraculously come tumbling down. You take the lower quote and perhaps don’t realise the consequences until you are involved in an accident. Don’t worry[…]

Pre and post repair diagnostics

Scanning for optimum safety Staying on the cutting edge of accident repair technology has always been something that Ashmore Ryder has prided itself on. When we first started out some 40 years ago this meant being good with a hammer and a spray gun, but when it comes to the vehicles of today, you are[…]

Ashmore Ryder Crash Repairs

Expert Ford and Kia repairs

Ashmore Ryder adds to vehicle manufacturer expertise Ashmore Ryder is delighted to announce that it has further strengthened its position as a manufacturer appointed and approved body repair centre by becoming a Ford Appointed Repairer and a Kia Approved Bodyshop. This adds to our existing status as a Mercedes Benz Certified Approved Paint & Body[…]