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[…]

Astra Weight Loss Ashmore Ryder

New Repair Challenges

Astra Weight Loss Brings New Repair Challenges: Emissions are big news in the automotive industry at present, but car makers have been focused on emission reduction for a long time. Vehicle designers are going to increasing lengths to cut emissions to meet European targets and one of the ways they are doing this is by[…]